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Social Work Information Center
Library Schedule this Week
Printer is available to currently enrolled Social Work students only.
Use of the computers is restricted to currently enrolled Social Work students only.
Nearby coffee is the Starbucks in Trojan Grounds, just across 34th St.
Montgomery Ross Fisher Building
669 West 34th Street, Rm. 104
University Park Campus
Los Angeles CA 99089-0411
Campus map code: MRF
Use the library guide to locate social work-specific electronic library resources.
Contact your librarians
Rebecca Halpern, Social Work VAC Librarian
Callie Wiygul, Social Work Librarian
Melanee Vicedo, Head of Education and Social Work Library Services
About this library
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.
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://archives.usc.edu/repositories/3/resources/410
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 todayâs practice and social policies. This is a non-circulating collection.