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Social Welfare and Policy Services II (09:910:312; 50:910:312) Spring, 2020: BOOKS-The Social Problem: History & Policy Response

This guide points to resources for your assignments in this class, Spring 2020

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Tips for Using Quicksearch to Find Books

  • Use AND to combine your concepts, e.g., child abuse AND alcohol (AND must be in caps)
  • Use OR to combine synonyms, related terms, e.g., domestic violence OR family violence (OR must be in caps)
  • Use the * (asterik)  to search for the root word and any ending, e.g., parent* will retrieve parent, parents, parenthood, parenting.
  • To search for an exact phrase, place the phrase in quotation marks, e.g., "attachment theory"
  • On  the results list page, choose the "Resource Type" facet on the left-hand side and choose "Books".
  • To specifically find E-books, on the results list page on the left, under "Limit to" select "Available Online", and under "Resource Type" choose "Books"
  • See also Refining Results
  • Use Advanced Search to limit your search to specific fields, like title, author, or subject  (select Books from Resource type on the right).

Specific Search Examples

Keyword searching-

  • social security AND  (policy OR history)
  • homelessness AND united states AND history
  • homelessness AND united states AND social policy
  • mentally ill AND care AND united statesAND history
  • older people AND government policy
  • poverty AND government policy AND united states

Subject heading search-Use Advanced Search and limit to field "Subject" from first pull down menu and select "Books" under Resource Type  pull down menu on the right

  • child  welfare united states history
  • social security united states history
  • veterans mental health services united states
  • adoption united states history
  • poverty government policy united states history

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