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Social Work: Books

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While books are physically sent to the library, a book chapter can be requested and is sent electronically as a PDF. If you only need a single chapter from a book, use the "Book Chapter" form in your ILL account. You'll have access to the PDF within 1-3 business days.

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Social Work, Cats and Rocket Science

Call Number: HV40 .S61773 2020

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Social Work Careers

Call Number: HV10.5 .B57 2019

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Sex-Positive Social Work

Call Number: HV10.5 .D626 2020

Where's My Book?
Social Work books will be located within the call numbers that begin with the letters HV.  Social Work is interdisciplinary, so you will also be looking in related areas that start with some of the call numbers below. If you're searching for a particular book, check the catalog. The library uses the Library of Congress Classification system to organize its books.
H - Social Sciences
HM - Sociology
HN - Social History
HQ - The Family. Marriage. Women.
HS - Societies
HQ - Communities. Classes. Races.
HV - Social Pathology. Social and Public Welfare. Criminology
BF - Psychology