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Social Welfare Pathfinder


Encyclopedia of Social Work. Ref. HV 12 .E53 2008

Encyclopedia of Social Welfare History in North America. Ref. HV 12 .E497 2005

Encyclopedia of Homelessness. Ref. HV 4493 .E53 2004

Encyclopedia of Disability. Ref. HV 1568 .E528 2006

Dictionary of Social Welfare. Ref. HV 12 .T54 1982

Encyclopedia of American Social Movements. Ref. HN 57 .E594 2004

Encyclopedia of Social Psychology. Ref. HM 1007 .E53 2007

Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Psychology

Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology

Encyclopedia of Social Theory. Ref. HM 425 .E47 2005

Encyclopedia of Human Development. Ref. HM 626 .E53 2006

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences

Reference books
Literati  Accesses reference books from Credo
Internet Sites

Social Work/Social Welfare Committee (ALA) - Covers:

  • Human Service Organizations based on Human Service Organizations and Their Publications: A Directory of Selected Sources , edited by Francine M. DeFranco and Donna L. Ferullo. Council on Social Work Education, Inc., 1996. Text extracted by permission of the editors to EBSS Social Work / Social Welfare Committee.
  • Information Competencies for Social Work Students is intended for social work librarians and information specialists. Resources included are those committee members found helpful in their work. We welcome recommendations for improving the content of these pages.
  • Reference Sources is a section of web-based resources related to social work research, which committee members have found useful over time.
  • Social Work Selector's Toolbox
  • Webliography categorized listing of resources on social work subjects.

Social Welfare - This outstanding site is brought to you by the University of Albany. You will be able to use most of the databases but do not attempt to use the subscription databases. It covers these topics:


Social Welfare Agencies

National Association of Social Workers

National Conference on Social Welfare Proceedings (1874-1982) Multiple collection search These proceedings were issued under earlier names of the Conference as follows: 1874, Conference of Boards of Public Charities; 1875-1879, Conference of Charities; 1880-1881, Conference of Charities and Correction; 1882-1916, National Conference of Charities and Correction; 1917-1956, National Conference of Social Work; 1957-, National Conference on Social Welfare. Simple Searches: Single word and phrase searches throughout the entire collection. Proximity Searches: Find the co-occurrence of two or three words or phrases. Boolean Searches: Find combinations of two or three words in a given page or document. Browse the Collection.


Mental Measurements Yearbook

Bubl Link Social Welfare
This is a British site. Bubl Link also has a Social Problems and Services which covers services to various groups such as the poor, youth, etc.

Key Social Indicators


Social Workers' Desk Reference. Ref. HV 40 .S6464 2009
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