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Social Work

Explore this guide of curated library and web resources for students and faculty in Social Work.

Open Access Repositories

The resources below are freely available databases that may include a variety of material: preprint (draft or preliminary) versions of articles, conference papers and/or posters, book chapters, white papers, and more. These repositories help speed up dissemination and enhance discoverability and access to early-stage scholarship across disciplines. 

It is important to note that these materials have likely not been edited or benefited from the pivotal role of peer-review, which validates and improves the quality of final published journal articles.

Social Work Associations and Organizations

Evaluating Sources

It's becoming easier than ever to find high-quality, credible information online. However, freely available information isn't guaranteed to be authoritative, relevant, or useful for your information needs. This is where evaluating information comes in handy! See the video below to learn more about how to verify and affirm that information you find is credible and reliable for your needs.