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Social Policy and Programs

Resources to research policy for social work practice.

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Jennifer Nason
Hatcher Graduate Library, Room 209

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190

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Policy Research Resources

Databases for Background on Policies and Laws

Encyclopedias & Handbooks

Topical encyclopedias can come in handy by providing brief background information, including history, key issues and people, and references to other works. Below are a few examples of encyclopedias in the Library's electronic collection. Many more are available both online and in the Hatcher Reference Room in print.

Databases for Alternative Viewpoints