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SOCW251 (Social Welfare Policy & Service): Home

This guide includes print and electronic resources and instruction that will aid students in social welfare policy research.

APU Syllabi

Here are some syllabi for SOCW251 courses created by APU faculty. This list is not meant to include every class, but simply to provide a few examples that can be used as general course outlines.

Other Online Guides

Like this guide? You might also find the following guides useful (keep in mind that these guides are not APU-specific): 

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Social Welfare Policy

This subject guide is meant as a complement to the social welfare policy courses, and will provide various tools and resources to help students in their studies.

Please let me know if you have any questions, or if you'd like to arrange a research appointment with me. My contact information is below my profile picture.

Happy researching!

Guide Sections

Where Do I Start?

One of the best ways to get your feet wet in researching a particular topic is to find an introductory resource that will give you a good overview of a subject. This section will help you to find reference materials and other resources to get you started in your research.

Find Books

APU has a large collection of books, periodicals and other media, all of which were selected in order to provide you with the resources you'll need for your coursework and class assignments. In this section, you will find quick search boxes and information for using APOLIS (APU's online library catalog) and LINK+ (an online catalog for 50+ libraries).

Find Journal Articles

Journal articles are often the best place to find more current information on a particular topic. This section will equip you to find the best databases and to successfully use them for your research.

Find Internet Info

Finding credible, authoritative Internet resources can be difficult. You will find not only relevant websites in this section, but also tools that will help you be a better searcher.

Citation Help

Need help with a particular citation style? Then this is the section for you.

APU Libraries Website

This is simply a link that takes you right to the APU Libraries homepage, where you can use the library catalog, journal article databases, etc.

Subject Guide

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