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Social Work

Use this guide for social work resources, news, journals articles, and more.

Welcome to the Social Work research guide!!

Here, you'll find selected Social Work resources at UMSL Libraries and on the web. This guide provide tips on how to search for scholarly materials and lists resources that can help you organize and document your research.

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Getting to Know Your Topic

Do you need to look for information about the context or history of your topic? Or perhaps you want to gain a general understanding of a social work topic before researching it? Try the resources on this page for background and general information.