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Welcome to the Social Work Research Guide!

This guide provides students in the Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, an overview of materials and resources available at USC Libraries. Use the tabs on the left to find recommended resources to search for scholarly information such as journal articles, and databases, background and reference sources, and more.

**Textbook Information**

Students can order online and pick-up textbooks in the USC Bookstore. For more FAQs about textbook rentals, please go to the USC Bookstore Academic Resource Center or use links below:  
General and Contact Information: https://www.uscbookstore.com/textbooks 
FAQs about renting textbooks at USC:  https://content.efollett.com/digital/

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Services and resources for Virtual Academic Center (VAC) students: Distance Learning research guide

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Access databases like PsycINFO and ProQuest Research Library on our scholarly sources page

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