Social Work

Getting Started

The introductory text used in Smith's social policy course sequence in on RESERVE in the Library: Social Policy & Social Change , SC Neilson Reserve HN 65 .J56 2010. Related articles and web resources are available through SAGE online: Student Study Site


Networks & Other Links News & Government Information
Civic Practices Network CQ Electronic Library/Public Affairs Collection
Care2 Causes: Politics (formerly Moving Ideas Network) ProQuest Congressional (laws, legislation)
State Government & Politics (U.Michigan) FDsys (government website, Federal Digital System)
State Legislatures, State Laws &
State Regulations
(Law Librarians' Society)
Academic Search Premier [EBSCO] (articles)
NCSL Issues & Research (current legislation) LexisNexis Academic - Legal Research
StateLaw (WashLaw) (includes search) [THOMAS] (federal legislation, 1973--)

Organizations: Policy Analysis for Social Issues

Use this search box to find topical information from the organizations listed below.

Google Custom Search
American Association of Retired Persons Commonwealth Fund
American Bar Association Community Action Partnership
American Enterprise Institute
for Public Policy Research

Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University

American Public Human Services Association SparkAction (formerly Connect for Kids)
Annie E. Casey Foundation National Association of Social Workers
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law National Center for Children in Poverty
Brookings Institution National Center on Institutions and Alternatives
Center for Law & Social Policy National Civic League
Center for the Study & Advancement of Disability Policy Child Welfare Information Gateway
Center on Budget & Policy Priorities National Conference of State Legislatures
Child Welfare League of America UMass-Boston McCormack School of Policy Studies, Center for Social Policy
Children's Defense Fund Urban Institute


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