Social Work: Books & Ebooks

Library resources for research and study in Social Work

Search for Books & Ebooks

Find books and media in the UHCL, UH, and UHD Libraries

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Sample searches:
   "social work" AND "evidence based practice"
   ("child abuse" OR "child neglect") AND (prevent* OR interven*)


  • Use the Library Catalog's Request feature to get a book from another campus
  • Sample detailed record:

Shows Request link; more information links; location, call number, and status information; and searchable subject terms on a Library Catalog detailed record

See these classifications in the General Stacks:

  HN1 - HN995   Social history and conditions, social problems, social reform 
  HV40 - HV5840      Social service, social work, charity organization and practice



Usually provides snippets or previews of content and includes full text if a book is not under copyright protection. See also Advanced Search. Check the Library Catalog to see if UHCL owns a desired book.

If you find a book in WorldCat, Google Books, or some other source:

  • search for it in the Library Catalog
  • if UHCL doesn't have an available copy, use the Library Catalog's Request feature if another UH library has an "in library" copy

         Request link from browse screen and Request link from detailed record screen

  • or submit a Book Request form, and we will contact more libraries

Ebooks are included in the Library Catalog, but ebook databases offer additional search options, including full-text searching.

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