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Social Work (UMB): Home

This guide supports the courses taught at the Universities at Shady Grove in the Masters of Social Work (MSW) Program of the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

About this Guide

This is a general guide designed to support the various Masters of Social Work courses taught at the Universities at Shady Grove through the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). 

You may also refer to this Social Policy guide from the Health Sciences and Human Services Library at UMB.

Guide Content

Social Work Profession
The profession in the media

Readings in Social Work
Selected print and electronic publications

Databases & Articles
Social Work related and general databases, GoogleScholar, and list of core journals

Evidence-Based Practice
What is it? And how to find articles?

Internet Resources
Websites for professional and policy research organizations

Data and Statistics
Federal, State, International, and Subject-specific

Writing Help
APA Style and Writing Guides, Citation Management Tools


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