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SW 2000 (Jones) - Introduction to Social Work (Jones): Finding Books

Materials in support of the Diversity Research Paper.

Population Groups Reference Books

American immigrant cultures -
REF E184.A1 A63448 1997

Black Americans: A statistical sourcebook -
REF E185.5.B512 2008

Encyclopedia of race and racism -
REF E184.A1 E584 2008

Encyclopedia of race, ethnicity, and society -
REF HT1521 .E63 2008

Social Work Reference

Book of the month

Using GIL to find books

To find books at GSU, use GIL-Find, the library catalog.

Start with a broad, keyword search for your topic. Use parenthesis to bind a multi-word phrase. Narrow using the suggestions for topic on top or other limiters on the side.


Asian Americans
Hispanic Americans
Indians of North America
African Americans and Social Science
African-Americans - Race Identity
Older people - United States
Gays - Social Conditions
Lesbians - Social Conditions

***If you don't find any results for a subject heading in GIL@GSU, try searching the GIL Universal Catalog.

  • Once you find a book, check the location, status, and call number. Location will tell you which campus owns the book,  status will indicate if the book is available, and the call number will tell you where to find it on the shelf.
  • Remember - you can request items from other GSU campuses. Just click on the "Request this item" link on the item recordunder the item call number. (You'll need your library PIN.) Books usually take 1-2 business days to arrive and can be picked up from the circulation desk.

eBooks on EBSCOHost

eBooks on EBSCOHost provides access to full-text of electronic books (e-books). Keyword search will results in the list of full-text e-books related to the subject of your research. You'll need to access this ebook collection through Galileo. Below are some examples of titles related to your research.

Can be searched in GIL or GALILEO Discover.

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