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Social Work: Getting Started

Research guide for Social Work using the college libraries' resources.

Online Social Work Reference Sources

Print Social Work Reference Books

(Clicking on titles below opens up the record for the book in Iona's library catalog.)

The Research Process

Follow these steps in finding sources and writing a research paper:

  1. Choose and refine your topic.
  2. Find background information on your topic.
  3. Prepare to search by selecting what types of materials to search and what search terms to use.
  4. Find the information.
  5. Evaluate what you find and revise as necessary.
  6. Cite what you use.