This guide will help you discover and use the wealth of information resources provided by the library. If you don't find what you need or aren't sure where to begin, contact us!
NASW Encyclopedia of Social Work (online editon)
When you need an overview, background information, or want to browse for topic ideas...
ID & Barcode Basics
Use your UHCL ID card to borrow books and other materials.
Your library barcode number is "200" and the seven digits of your UHCL ID number (example: 2000987456).
School of Human Sciences and Humanities
Basic Search Tips
Find more (broaden your results) with OR and wildcards:
addict or addicted or addiction
addict* [finds addict, addicts, addicting, addicted, etc.]
Find less (narrow your results) with AND:
social workers and burnout
Find less with NOT:
twelve step* not alcohol*
Find less by selecting limiters (peer-reviewed, date, etc.).
"critical thinking" AND ("higher education" OR college*)
Select limiters (articles from scholarly publications, etc.) on results screen.