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Social Work

This guide will help you get started when you are doing research in the area of Social Work.

Background Information

Stepping stones

SeanJCPhoto. Morpeth Stepping Stones. [Photo.] CC. Retrieved from

Why bother with background resources?

Reference materials - both print and electronic - gives your research context and are excellent starting points when you first begin researching your topic Also, they are very helpful when you need to know more about a particular concept, idea, or person.

There's no need to turn to Wikipedia or the Internet! Electronic Reference Books can be found at the Online Encyclopedia, Dictionaries, etc. link on the Databases tab. Good sources to start with are: