Doctor of Social Work (DSW) Research: Policy & Legislation

This guide provides links to resources available at USC Libraries for researchers working in the area of social work.

Finding Policy Briefs and Reports

Use these resources to find background information, analysis and current developments of the policy you are researching. A policy brief is a concise summary of a particular issue, the policy options to deal with it, and some recommendations on the best option. Find out how to prepare a policy brief from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.


Public Websites with Policy Information

Think Tanks, Research Centers, and Policy Organizations