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Social Work

This guide provides descriptions of commonly used library resources for practice, research, and scholarship in the field of Social Work.

Free Resources

The following is a sampling of Open Access publications, professional organizations, policy groups, and other resources that may be useful for scholars and practitioners to stay informed of new research in Social Work. It is not an exhaustive list. To recommend new sites, go to:

Information for Practice

Information for Practice ( is a collection of materials relevant to Social Work scholarship and practice. An excellent resource for maintaining an awareness of news regarding the profession and emerging scholarship.

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