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Social Work Information Center

Location

Montgomery Ross Fisher Building
669 West 34th Street, Rm. 104
University Park Campus
Los Angeles CA 99089-0411

Campus map code: MRF

vicedo@usc.edu

(213) 740 0545

Overview

 

The Social Work Information Center is located in the School of Social Work in the Randall Information Center (RIC), room 104. The RIC provides computer and printing access to social work students. Most social work-related print books and print journals are in the Doheny Library.

Many library resources can be accessed online, including peer-reviewed journal articles and e-books. For more information on these and other resources, go to the social work research guide: http://libguides.usc.edu/socialwork

Virtual Academic Center, San Diego and Orange County students and faculty

Students and faculty from the Virtual, Orange County and San Diego Academic Centers can request library books sent to their home address. More information here: http://bit.ly/uscill

 

Social Work-related special collections

California Social Welfare Archives

The California Social Welfare Archives goal is to ensure that knowledge, information and documents of historical significance in the development of social welfare in California are acquired, preserved and made accessible for researchers and future generations. For more information on this unique collection and links to oral histories, please visit: http://www.usc.edu/libraries/archives/arc/libraries/cswa/.

Arlien Johnson Social Work History Collection

This collection, approximately 700 volumes published prior to 1960, is located in the Social Work Library Information Center. The collection serves to illuminate the scope and practice of social work and social welfare in the past, and offers insights for understanding how we have come to today’s practice and social policies. This is a non-circulating collection.