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Social Work Policy: Home

In-depth guide to policy information sources


Changes to Library Operations Due To COVID-19

The library reopens on August 24th with reduced hours. Please check our hours before coming to the library. 

Many of our resources can be accessed electronically, but if you need a book from the library you can have it shipped to your home. Please take a look at the COVID19 Operations tab of this guide to see some instructional videos on these updated processes. 

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Social Work Policy

Welcome to the Social Work Policy guide! 

This guide is designed as a jumping-off point for your research in the field of social work.  It covers key resources, both in print and electronic, but is not comprehensive.


Help & Assistance

For help locating and using library resources and services use the Ask A Librarian service or contact Carin Graves (, the subject specialist librarian for social work.  Research consultation appointments are available upon request.

For help with technical issues (e.g. problems with library e-resources such as login issues, error messages, etc.) contact Discovery Services at (517)353-8700 or 

Social Work Librarian

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Carin Graves

Social Work Guide

For general Social Work resources please refer to the Social Work Resources subject guide. 

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