This page is organized according to the topics most relevant to social work courses offered at Whittier College; the open-source external links within each box are arranged alphabetically. Please note that these links are not at all exhaustive, but meant to serve as a starting point for research questions. For more web links that take up more specific topics, please see if your course has its own LibGuide under the "SOWK course guides" page, above.
Utilizing the Internet for research is an increasingly accepted practice that can be a boon, but researchers must still be wary. For important guidelines about using the Internet in doing research, please read the "Guidelines for doing research with free Web sources" box in the "Citations and guidelines" page, above.