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Social Work: Books

This guide lists available library and online resources for social work classes.


Consult the index of the book for exact pages on the topic.


FIND A BOOK  in Duns Scotus Library by searching in the online catalog and noting the Dewey decimal call number. 

LIMIT TO THOSE NOT CHECKED OUT will display only books in the library, not ebooks. Check this box to narrow the search results to find items on the shelves.

BROWSE the stacks (book shelves) to serendipitously find other books.

DEWEY NUMBERS for social work include:

  • 174.9 Ethics in social work
  • 305.231 Child development
  • 361 Social problems & social welfare in general
  • 361.3 Social work
  • 361.32 Practice of social work
  • 362.1042 Health assistance
  • 362.2042 Social aspects of mental & emotional illness
  • 362.29 Substance abuse
  • 362.66 Service to persons in late adulthood
  • 363.1 Public safety programs