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SOC WORK 305: The Profession of Social Work

About this guide

This guide will help you find resources and information for your positions paper in the Profession of Social Work.

If you need help with library search tools and resources, just click on the Research Help tab. For other questions about your assignment, consult with your professor.


Books that evaluate ethics often look at various viewpoints, and you can use this to your advantage. You may want to browse through some of these books (or others), look for a section about your topic, and then evaluate its references. If you find a citation that looks to be a relevant source, try to find it in Search@UW or ask a librarian for assistance.

Articles & Databases

Let your mind map suggest keywords to use in your searches. Research often involves trial and error: if you aren't finding relevant results, try searching in a different database or modifying your keywords.

Use Search@UW to search through all of the library's collections, or use one of the databases to search a more focused subset of material.

Scholarly articles that argue a personal opinion are often called perspectives, opinion, or commentary articles. Look for these words in article titles.

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