Locate a database from the list to the right (e.g., Social Work)
Search the database with keywords using filters to limit dates. type of resources, etc.
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Commonly referred to as bibliographic, reference, or citation managers, these tools are freely available (you can upgrade for a fee) and allow you to build your own database of resources in a wide variety of formats. Each allows you to:
Below you will find information for Zotero and Mendeley two of the commonly used citation managers. Though both work a bit differently they provide similar services and document outputs.
Zotero is an open-source bibliographic management tool that allows you to save citations directly from library databases in any citation format you choose. You can also use Zotero to create bibliographies and lists of references for term papers. Zotero is free, just for signing up, and you'll keep your account after you graduate. It requires a one-time download. The detailed Zotero LibGuide is a helpful resource.
Zotero FAQs: https://www.zotero.org/support/frequently_asked_questions
Zotero - Support guides and information
Quick Guide - Creating bibliographies with Zotero
Most reference books dealing with social services can be found in the HV1-HV9920 call number range on the first floor.
There are almost 450 reference materials in Credo , our new online reference database. Many are specifically related to social work. Here's a small sample.
The Blackwell Dictionary of Sociology
Britain and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History
Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology
Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Hunters and Gatherers
The Cambridge Handbook of Age and Ageing