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Best of Reference: Social Welfare

Discover some of our subject librarians' favorite resources in our "Best of Reference" series. Each week you will find a variety of selected reference materials from our collection that are specific to one subject area. This week, we focus on Elaine Lasda-Bergman's selections for Social Welfare.

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

The Publication Manual of the APA is a style manual for "writers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences." This manual is an essential for any student needing guidance in footnotes and citations, headings, figures, and more.

Measures for Clinical Practice and Research

Measures for Clinical Practice and Research is a two-volume set of essential measurement tools. Each measure is critiqued and information on utilizing the tools is provided for Social Welfare students who need help understanding how to select a measurement tool.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Social Work Online

A collaboration between the National Association of Social Workers and Oxford University Press, the Oxford Encyclopedia of Social Work Online is a continuously updated reference resource for social work and social welfare, which contains short articles on a broad-range of research pertaining to social welfare. This resource is a great starting point for students looking for clarification on social welfare methodology.

Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare

The Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare is a four-volume handbook covering the practice and policies of social work. This handbook will provide students with supporting research and instruction on social work practice.

Need Additional Assistance?

Help is available! Contact Elaine Lasda-Bergman, at (518) 442-3695 or Appointments available - or drop in during weekly Social Welfare office hours from 4-7pm on Wednesdays.

Blog Created By: Kristen Thornton-De Stafeno
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