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SOCW 3201: Social Work Practice: Start Your Research

Start Your Research

If you are just beginning to research at Joyner Library, consider completing the Library 101 and/or Graduate 101 tutorials below. 

Choosing a Topic: Reference titles are great for coming up with ideas for paper topics, definitions, and more!  Try browsing some of the reference resources listed on this page. Note that books designated "Joyner Ref. Stacks" are located on the first floor of Joyner Library and they cannot be checked out. 

E-Reference Resources

Try searching these materials for definitions, facts, and background information.

Handbooks & Guides

Graduate 101

Click the button below to learn advanced library skills.

Graduate 101: Advanced Research Skills

Encyclopedias

Library 101

Click the button below to complete a tutorial on the basics of navigating ECU Libraries for research.

Library 101: Basic Research Skills