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SW 5201: Social Welfare Policy: Find Books

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Type your subject in the keyword search.

If you retreive too many records, you can narrow your search by limiting your search to one of the aspects below:

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Once you have found a couple of good citations, check to see what the subject headings are.

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Reference Books

Sowers, K. M. (2008). Comprehensive handbook of social work and social welfare. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley. HV40 .C635 2008 Vols. 1-4
Volume 4 covers social policy and policy practice).

Herrick, J.M., & Stuart, P. H. (2005). Encyclopedia of social welfare history in North America. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Pubications.

Mizrahi, T. (2008). Encyclopedia of Social Work. New York : Oxford University Press.

Landsberg, Brian K. (2004). Major acts of Congress. New York : Macmillan Reference USA. REF KF154 .M35 2004 Vols. 1-3

Shepard's acts and cases by popular names. (2010). Colorado Springs, CO : LexisNexis.  REF KF90 .S52 2010 Vols. 1-3

Hall, Timothy L. (2003). U.S. laws, acts, and treaties. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press. REF KF385.A4 U152 2003 Vols. 1-3

Lehman, J., & Phelps, S. (Eds.). (2005). West's encyclopedia of American law. (2nd ed.). Detroit : Gale.

WorldCat and ILL

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Use our interlibrary loan (ILL) services to get books, articles, DVDs, and other items owned by other libraries. The books will be mailed here for you to check out.

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Another way is by searching the catalog-of-catalogs called WorldCat. When you search WorldCat, the results will be in the order of how many libraries in the system own a copy. If you're interested in getting a book sent here for you, click on the title to find out more about it, and then click on the link for ILL or interlibrary loan (there will be a red icon). You will be sent to the login screen for our ILL system.