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The Social Work Library serves the research needs of students and faculty at the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work.

Congratulations to Elaine Pinderhughes!

The Social Work Library staff extends a warm congratulations to the Professor Emeritus Elaine Pinderhughes for her award from the CSWE. Professor Pinderhughes is the 2012 recipient of the CSWE’s Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award.  Her scholarship … Continue reading

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Wikipedia: to Cite or Not to Cite?

Should I Cite Wikipedia? There are many things to love about Wikipedia. It is completely free.  It is inclusive in scope because anyone can publish an entry on Wikipedia; in this sense, it represents democracy at its best.  The collaborative … Continue reading

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Autism Diagnosis on the Rise

Several news sources have reported on rising rates of Autism in the United States today. The latest Mortality & Morbidity Report from the Centers for Disease Control reports that number of US children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder is 23 … Continue reading

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World Social Work Day

The Social Work Library celebrates World Social Work Day. There are many articles, websites, and videos on the web that promote the social work profession in honor of this day. Here are some of them: From the International Federation of … Continue reading

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We Celebrate BC GSSW’s Ranking in US News & World Report!

   The Social Work Library staff congratulates Dean Godenzi, the GSSW faculty, staff, and students on the school’s top ten status in the US News & World Report’s recent ranking of graduate schools of social work. We are thrilled that … Continue reading

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The Importance of Treatment & Therapy for Substance Abuse Issues

The Social Work Library staff mourns the death of gifted singer Whitney Houston. Her death has brought about many articles on the importance of treatment for substance abuse issues. We would like to share the following article from Terri Williams: … Continue reading

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The Big Deal About PsycTests

You may have heard Social Work Library staff members and professors rave about the new database, PsycTests. Why is it such a big deal? PsycTests is a new database from the American Psychological Association. It provides the full-text of tests … Continue reading

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