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Social Work: Home

Guide to locating relevant resources for Social Work assessment tasks and projects.

Welcome to the Social Work Libguide!

Social Work is taught at the Caulfield campus. Library collections that provide substantial support for teaching and research in this area are located at the Caulfield Library and the Matheson Library. Use the tabs above to navigate the pages of this guide.

Other useful Libguides for Social Work research:   

Indigenous Health, Psychology, Sociology, Law, Indigenous Cultures & Histories

Library Research & Learning services

Librarians can help you with:

  • finding, evaluating and
    incorporating information
  • using the Library's print and electronic resources
  • citing and referencing and using EndNote
  • managing your research data

Learning skills advisers assist students in improving their
academic language and approaches to learning, including:

  • study methods and exam preparation
  • effective listening, reading and note-taking
  • academic writing and critical thinking 
  • oral communication and presentation skills
  • citing and referencing

Drop-in sessions with learning skills advisers are offered at all Library branches and run from Week 2 to Week 12. No bookings are required for these 10-15 minute consultations, during which you can seek assistance with any aspect of your academic study.

Enrol in a workshop to further develop your skills.

Honours, Postgraduate and Higher Degree Research students, as well as students with referrals from a lecturer, faculty, Health, Wellbeing and Development and the Disability Liaison Unit have access to extended individual consultations with a Learning skills adviser or Subject librarian.

To arrange an appointment, the Social Work contacts at Caulfield are:

Social Work