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Social Policies/Programs

This is a guide to resources for the policy comparison assignment for Social Work 530 classes, Introduction to Social Welfare Policy and Services.

Library Resources for Finding Background on Policy

Consider using CQ Researcher to start your search. This database provides in-depth, unbiased research reports on social trends, health, criminal justice, education, international affairs, the environment, technology and the economy. Information is available from 1923 to current issues in today's news. 


Highly Recommended Databases for Policy Background

Article Databases

Scholarly Article Databases

Search these databases to find scholarly articles for policy analysis and background.

Finding Books in Mirlyn

If you find a promising book in Mirlyn click on the subject tab to see subject headings. Clicking on these links will give you a list of books on this same or similar topics.

Mirlyn record for "The war on poverty: a new grassroots history" showing subject headings