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Social Work: Home

About this guide

This guide accomplishes multiple purposes.

First, it provides quick access to frequently used social work resources.

Second, it highlights social work resources available from the library that may be unfamiliar to students.

Third, it serves as an access point to librarians, Smarthinking, and APA and plagiarism resources.

Your Librarians

Contact Lynn or Patty with questions regarding library resources.

Lynn Bivens, Head Librarian     207-893-7726


Patricia Takacs, Reference and Information Literacy Librarian

Student Support

All Saint Joseph's College students may use Smarthinking, which provides access to tutors, and feedback for written assignments. Find a link to Smarthinking under the Student Resources heading on your Brightspace course homepage. 

Quick Access

Encyclopedia of Social Work offers more than 400 overview articles on key topics ranging from international issues to ethical standards.

View this page for suggestions regarding how to search the Encyclopedia of Social Work.

Click here to see resources for Social Workers provided by the Encyclopedia of Social Work.

SocINDEX with Full Text provides full-text, peer-reviewed journals covering topics including social work, criminal justice and gender studies.

View this tutorial for suggestions for effective searching in the SocINDEX with Full Text database. 


Contact Us

The primary means of contact for the library is the email address listed below.


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