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Books can be found using EUREKA, the CSUS Library catalog, by authors, titles, subjects, or keywords.
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CSUS Division of Social Work Online Writing Guide
Handbook of Social Work Research Methods  ref HV 11 H342 2001
The Sage Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods  ref H 62 L456 2004 v.1-3
Social Work Access Network (SWAN)
The Social Work Student's Research Handbook ref HV 11 S77 2004
Yahoo/Social Science/Social Work
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Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Social Work  ref HV 12 B53 2000
Bureau of Labor Statistics
CA Dept. Finance/Research (statistics)
CA Dept. Health and Human Services
CA Dept of Social Services
Community Services Planning Council Sacramento
Community Services Directory, Sacramento, CA (annual) ref HV 99 S12 S3
Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare  ref HV 40 C635 2008 v.1-4
CSUS Department of Social Work - Links
Encyclopedia of Social Welfare History in North America  ref HV 12 E497 2005
Encyclopedia of Social Work  ref HV 35 E53 2008 v.1-4
Encyclopedia of Social Work with Groups ref HV 45 E53 2009
Handbook of Social Work Research Methods  ref HV 11 H342 2001
Social Work Access Network (SWAN)
Social Work Dictionary  ref HV 12 B37 2003
Social Workers' Desk Reference  ref HV 40 S6464 2002
Statistical Abstract of the US (annual)
    Also available in print at ref HA 202
US Department of Health and Human Services
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All About Counseling
American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work
Clinical Social Work Association
Community Services Directory: Sacramento (annual) ref HV 99 S12 S3
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
International Federation of Social Workers
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
National Association of Social Workers-CA Chapter
Public Human Services Directory  ref HV 89 A55 2005
Register of Clinical Social Workers (job links)
Social Work Access Network (SWAN)
Social Workers Code of Ethics
Social Work Today (Online Journal)
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Culturally Specific Mental Health Resouces-African American
Culturally Specific Mental Health Resouces-Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders
Culturally Specific Mental Health Resouces-Latinos/Hispanic Americans
Culturally Specific Mental Health Resouces-Multicultural
Culturally Specific Mental Health Resouces-Native Americans
Diversity and Equitity/NASW
Eliminate Disparities in Mental Health (CDC Office of Minority Health)
Handbook of Psychotherapy and Religious Diversity  ref RC 489 R46 H36 2000
Health and Well-Being of Young Children of Immigrants
Indian Child Welfare Act in California
Institutional Racism and the Social Work Profession: A Call to Action
Key Words in Multicultural Interventions: a Dictionary  ref BF 637 C6 K493 1999
Multicultural Competencies: a Guidebook of Practices  ref BF 637 C6 M836 2003
Mental Health:Culture Race and Ethnicity
Minority Health Resources/CDC
National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW)
Indicators for the Achievement of the NASW Standards for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice (2007)
OMHD Racial and Ethnic Populations (CDC)
Social Work Practice and People of Color: a Process Approach  ref HV 3176 L9 2000
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Administration for Children and Families
Adoption and Foster Care Statistis
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
The American Family: Reflecting a Changing Nation    ref HQ 536 A548 2003
California Department of Social Services/Research & Development
California Report Card: The State of the State’s Children (annual)
Child Abuse: Betraying a Trust    ref HV 6626.52 C44 2003
Child Trends DataBank
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Child Welfare League of America
Children in Vulnerable Families: Facts and Figures/Urban Inst
Children Now
    includes many publications and reports including annual Children Now County County Databook
Children with AIDS Project
Children's Bureau/US Department of Health and Human Services
Employment Outcomes for Youth Who Age Out of Foster Care Through Their Middle Twenties
CWLA Standards of Excellence for Services to Strengthen and Preserve Families
    with Children
   ref HV 699 C45 2003
Encyclopedia of Adoption    ref HV 875.55 A28 2007
Encyclopedia of Child Abuse    ref HV 66265 C57 2001
Encyclopedia of Family Life    ref HQ 534 E53 1999
Encyclopedia of Homelessness    ref HV 4493 E53 2004 v.1-2
Families USA
Family Caregiver Alliance
Functional Family Therapy    Gov Doc J 32.10:F 21/7
Handbook of Marriage and the Family    ref HQ 518 H154 1999
Handbook of Mental Health Interventions in Children and Adolescents: an Integrated
    Developmental Approach
   ref RJ 499 H324 2004
Handbook of Psychotherapies with Children and Families     RJ 504 H3619 1999
Harvard Family Research Project
Head Start
Kids Count Data Center
National Families in Action
National Fatherhood Initiative
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
North American Council on Adoptable Children
The Praeger Handbook of Adoption    ref HV 875 P694 2006 v.1-2
Statistics on Child and Family Well-Being
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California Courts
California Department of Social Services
California Family Code
The California Treatment Advocacy Coalition
Contemporary Family Law   ref KF 505 C65 2006
Dept. of Justice: ADA Homepage
Essential Law for Social Workers    ref KF 390 S6 M33 2003
FindLaw California
Legal and Ethical Dictionary for Mental Health Professionals    ref KF 3828 A934 2003
Legal Service of Northern California
State of California Home Page
State Statuates: Child Abuse and Neglect, Child Welfare, and Adoption (CWIG)

Also consider Lexis-Nexis, a database for researching legal information. See Indexes to Journals below.

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Administration on Developmental Disabilities
Authoritative Guide to Self-help Resources in Mental Health  ref RA 790.6 A98 2000
CA Dept. of Mental Health
CA Dept. of Rehabilition
Dept. of Justice: ADA Homepage
The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health   ref RC 437 G36 2008 v.1-2
Handbook of Mental Health Interventions in Children and Adolescents: an Integrated
    Developmental Approach
 ref RJ 499 H324 2004
The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference  ref RC 455.2 C4 M86 2001
Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General
National Council on Disability
National Institute of Mental Health
A New Vision for Mental Health Treatment Laws  ref RA 790.65 C2 N48
The President's Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities
SAMHSA'S National Mental Health Information Center
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Administration on Aging
Aging Network Services
Alzheimer's Association
American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
Assisted Senior Living
California Assisted Living Directory
California Department of Aging
Census 2000 Data on Aging
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
County of Sacramento/Senior Services
The Encyclopedia of Aging: a Comprehensive Resource in Gerontology and Geriatrics
    ref HQ 1061 E53 2006 v.1-2
Encyclopedia of Health & Aging  ref RA 777.6 E534 2007
Family Caregiver Alliance
Gerontology and Geriatrics: Selected Resources (CSUS Research Guide)
Handbook of Counseling and Psychotherapy with Older Adults  RC 480.54 H36 1999
Older Americans Act Amendments of 2006 (NASW)
Older Americans 2008: Key Indicators of Wellness
National Institute on Aging
Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions   ref KF 3650 M37 2008
Social Work with Older Adults Webinar/Families in Socity
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California Department of Veterans Affairs
Homeless Veterans
Institue of Medicine/Health of Veterans and Deployed Forces
MedlinePlus: Veterans and Military-Health
National Center for PTSD/Veterans
National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
Reliving Trauma: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (NIMH)
US Dept. of Veterans Affairs
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American Homelessness: a Reference Handbook  ref HV 4505 H647 2001
Bureau of Primary Health Care/Health Center Program
CA Dept of Finance - Research (statistics)
CA Dept of Social Services/Research & Development
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
Community Services Directory: Sacramento (Annual)  ref HV 99 S12 S3
Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare  HV 40 C635 2008 v.1-3
Congressional Hunger Center
Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior  ref HV 5804 E53 2001
Department of Health & Human Services-Homeless Home Page
Homeless Education/California Department of Education
Homeless Veterans
Homelessness Resource Center
Homeownership Assistance-California (US HUD)
National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
National Coalition for the Homeless
National Housing Institute
Poverty in the United States: an Encyclopedia of History, Politics, and Policy, v.1-2
    ref HC 110 P6 P598 2004
Public Human Services Directory  ref HV 89 A55 2005
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
World Hunger Year (WHY)
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  • Paper Indexes
Abstracts in Social Gerontology ref HQZ 7164 O4 C8 1990-2001
Social Work Abstracts Index Area HVZ 7164 C48 A281 1965-2006
  • Electronic Indexes (Databases)
Unless noted otherwise; electronic indexes are restricted to CSUS students, faculty, & staff. Instructions for off-campus access are available at Off-Campus Access to Library E-Resources .
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Below are some other related CSUS Research Guides. See the complete list of Research Guides for guides on all other topics.

Child Development Resources
Gerontology and Geriatrics: Selected Resources
Health Care Statistics
Psychology: Selected Resources
Sociology: Immigration
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A Sacramento State Library Research Guide compiled by Debbie Rogenmoser, Reference Librarian.; Questions/Comments to Bill Kristi, Social Science Librarian (; or Linda Goff; Instriction Librarian (; 9/02 Last updated 5/09