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Social Work: Got Books?

A guide to Social Work resources and library research.

Common Call Numbers

Social Sciences: H - HZ

  • Welfare theory: HB 846-846.8
  • The Family, Marriage, Women: HQ 1-2044

Example topics: Sexuality, parenthood, children, the aged, relationships, marriage, divorce, life skills, coping skills

  • Social Pathology, Social and Public Welfare: HV
  • Social Service. Social Work. Charity organization and practice: HV 40-696

Example topics: social case work, rural social work, international social work, charity, public and private relief, emergency management

  • Protection, assistance and relief: HV 697-4959

Example topics: protection of families, children, young adults, women, the poor, people with disabilities, and protection of people of different races, sexuality, occupations, ethnic groups

Medicine: R - RZ

  • Public aspects of medicine: RA 1-1270

Example topics: Medicine and society, public health, home health care services

  • Psychiatry: RC 435-571

Example topics: personality disorders, behavior problems including child abuse, mental retardation, developmental disabilities

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First Floor            New books, Reference books, Periodicals

Second Floor      Circulating books A - HC & Educ. Res. Area

Third Floor           Circulating books HD-Z

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