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Social Work

This page is intended to serve as a one-stop portal to resources useful to Social Workers. It contains links to both KYVL and free online resources, all of which have been evaluated and deemed reputable and suitable for inclusion.

Welcome Social Work Professionals!

This subject guide was created to help you access the information you need to successfully do your work. For most busy professionals, there simply isn't time to go to the library or scroll through page after page of search results. This guide brings the library to you by providing online access to peer-reviewed journals, and other popular publications, through the Kentucky Virtual Library. We have also included links to free, reliable web sites specific to your field.


How to Use This Guide

1. Review the "Getting Access" tab to learn how to access the subscription databases provided through the Kentucky Virtual Library.

2. Select the tab on the left of the page which pertains to your profession and interest.

3. Start your research!

National Association for Social Work (NASW) Publications

The resources below are published by the NASW Press and made available by the Kentucky Virtual Library. Clicking on the links below will take you to a login screen. Use your KYVL username and password to access the resource. See the "Getting Access" tab for more information on obtaining a KYVL login.

Social Work Quarterly

Articles on all aspects of social work and social welfare that yield new insights into established practices, evaluate new techniques and research, examine current social problems, or provide critical analysis on problems in the profession.

Health & Social Work

Articles dealing with all aspects of health of professional concern to social workers, improving social work practice and extending knowledge in the field of health.

Children & Schools

Publishes professional materials relevant to social work services for children.

Social Work Research

Articles, review articles and commentary focusing on social work and practice-based research, evaluation and research studies contributing to knowledge about social work issues and problems.

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