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Social Work Resources

A social work library resource guide for ESU students and faculty.


Welcome to the Social Work LibGuide!

Navigate the red pages (on the left) for a general overview of resources in this discipline. You will find information on locating books, searching for journal articles, advanced tips on utilizing social work databases and other useful resources. 

Review the Search Strategies first to get tips on constructing your search before you go to the library databases. 

Library Quick Links are listed below

Questions? Stop by Kemp Library's Circulation Desk for Research Assistance or use contact information below to get help from a Librarian or Michelle Donlin, the library liaison for Social Work.

For information about ESU's Social Work program, please contact the Sociology, Social Work, & Criminal Justice Department.


Librarians available 1 - 3 pm M-F

Summer 2020 Research Assistance

Email the librarians at

Contact the Librarians!

Library Quick Links

Use to find books, ebooks, print journals.
Use to locate databases that match your topic.  Databases are the primary place to look for articles. *Notice that Academic Search Complete is listed in nearly every subject area.  When in doubt about where to begin try Academic Search Complete.
Use to request books and articles not at ESU
Steps to connect remotely  
Find where your item is shelved quickly and easily