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Social Work Resources: Electronic books

Ebsco's Electronic Books

EBSCOHost's ebook collection is our largest collection of ebooks. You can read the book on your computer screen or print out selections. Some can be downloaded to an ereader such as a Kindle. You can also e-mail yourself book sections AND the APA citation!

Using Lightner Discovery

Using Lightner Discovery

You can use the Lightner Discovery search box located on the the Lightner Library Home Page to search for books, ebooks, scholarly articles, news, magazines, and more!

Watch the video below for a tutorial on how to use this search tool.

Electronic Book Collections

Lightner Library has several collections of electronic reference books to assist you.

One of the collections is Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL), a multi-disciplinary collection of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources.

It has three excellent reference sources for Social Work:

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences,  2nd ed., 2008

Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, 3rd ed., 2012

 Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence and Abuse, 2013


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