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Books on the broad subject of Human Services or Social Work can be found at the beginning of the "HV" call number area of the General Collection on the upper level and the Reference Collection on the lower level.
Dynamics of Group Communication (an Open Access online textbook by Prof. Andrea Polites)
Exploring Human Services (an Open Access online textbook by Profs. Andrea Polites and Mary Beth Mulcahy)
Foundations of Addiction Studies (an Open Access online textbook by Profs. Jason Florin and Julie Trytek)
Some selected new books are highlighted here.
Many books on the Anthropology or Ethnography or Ethnology or Social / Cultural aspects of various ethnic / culture groups or countries / regions, will be found under other call numbers. Use the Library Catalog to search for these books by keyword.
One sample search might be something like: social work* AND homeless*
The asterisks at the end of the word are truncation features, and allow you to pick up variations of the word:
homeless or homelessness without having to type out separately all the variations of a word.
E-book databases and Online Video databases
Items on Course Reserve at the downstairs Library Circulation Desk
Click here fora list of Case Studies in Human Services / Social Work
NEARBY PUBLIC AND ACADEMIC LIBRARIES
Outline of the Library of Congress Classification System (what COD uses to arrange its books on the shelves).
Want to know where specific collections are located? Check out the maps of the Library's upper and lower floors.