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Social Work: Books

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

Steps to Finding a Book

Click on the steps for illustrated instruction.

STEP 1:  Search BobCat's Books & More Tab.

STEP 2: Get the call number.

STEP 3: Check the call number chart.

STEP 4: Get the book from the shelf.

Course Reserves

The Library keeps some course-related items on reserve which can only be checked out for short periods of time. Watch this video to find items on reserve and how to check them out.

Course Reserves Policies
Faculty: Place Items on Course Reserve

Ready Reference

The following are recommended reference texts (dictionaries, encyclopedias, guidelines, and handbooks) specific to the field of Social Work. It is not an exhaustive list but a good place to start.