Social Work: Background Info

Library resources for research and study in Social Work

Reference works can help you:

  • find overviews or introductions to a subject
  • identify possible directions for a topic you're exploring
  • put a narrow topic into context
  • identify facts, names, dates, etc.

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Related research guide:

Using the Library Catalog Advanced Search:

  • enter desired terms (e.g., "substance abuse" or alcoholism) in the first text entry box
  • enter encyclopedia* or dictionar* in the next
  • add other desired limiters (e.g., location UHCL or format ebooks)
  • click Submit

Library Catalog Advanced Search for exact phrase substance abuse or alcoholism and encyclopedia* or dictionar* with limiters for location UHCL and format ebook


Sample Titles

DSM-V (support site from American Psychiatric Association)

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