General Interest Sites
Administration for Children and Families
Search this website for a wide range of information and news about ACF programs, from Child Abuse and Neglect to Refugees.
Bluffton University Social Work Program: Related Links
Links from the Social Work Program website at Bluffton for web portals, organizations, government and policy making, and social action.
Comprehensive collection of links to government information for federal, state, and local government.
Institute for Research on Poverty
Offers discussion papers, FAQ about poverty, and poverty-related links.
International Federation of Social Workers
Website for the IFSW, a global organization striving for social justice, human rights and social development. Includes ethics, human rights, and policy statements.
NASW Code of Ethics
Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers.
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Official website of the NASW, the largest membership organization of social workers in the world. Includes sections on social work practice, NASW Code of Ethics, credentialing information, resources, advocacy – and much more!
National Association of Social Workers: Ohio Chapter
Provides information and links of interest for social work practice in Ohio, including legislative updates, classifieds, events, and meetings.
World Bank web site developed to provide resources for persons and organizations working to understand and alleviate poverty. Topics include “Understanding and Responding to Poverty” – plus data and web guide.
Social Welfare History Project
Links to information on events, programs, people, eras, organizations, and recollections/opinions for the history of social welfare. Developed in collaboration with an advisory committee composed of distinguished social welfare historians and scholars, the NASW Social Work Pioneers and the Social Welfare Archives of the University of Minnesota.
Social Work Policy Institute
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Provides access to many agencies, programs, and statistics of interest to social workers, including Families & Children, Aging, Specific Populations, and Policies & Regulations.
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Journals for Social Work
Collection of core journals for social work study and research, with notes on how to access. This is an excellent resource for identifying journals important to the discipline.
Journals for Social Work - Related
Supporting journals for social work study and research, with notes on how to access.
OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center
Full-text access to thousands of academic journals assembled by OhioLINK, including titles in support of social work research.
OhioLINK Electronic Journal Finder
Search here for full-text journals found in some of our most important databases, including Electronic Journal Center (EJC), Education Abstracts, LexisNexis Academic, and Academic Search Premier.
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Musselman Library Catalog
Online catalog of Musselman Library's holdings and materials in the OPAL and OhioLINK consortia.
The world’s most comprehensive bibliography, with 68 million bibliographic records and 1 billion individual holdings representing 400 languages. Describes items owned by academic, public, special, and national libraries around the world, including books, maps, sound recordings, manuscripts, musical scores, films, and web resources. Produced by OCLC (Online Computer Library Center). Updated daily. For Bluffton University users, WorldCat is the database to consult for resources not found in the Bluffton, OPAL or OhioLINK catalogs. Items not held in Ohio libraries may be available through Interlibrary Loan.
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