Boston College University Libraries

Data Sources for Social Workers: Home

This guide is designed to help social work students find data sources on the web.

About this Guide

There is an enormous amount of reliable statistical information freely available online. Searching for the specific data that you need can feel like navigating a jungle. This guide was designed to provide you with a virtual library of high-quality sources of data.

Other Guides of Interest

The BC Libraries have several excellent guides that will help you identify data. Here are some that we recommend:

Research Guide

Kate Silfen
Contact:
Kate Silfen

Reference Librarian

Social Work Library

McGuinn Hall Basement

Boston College

617-552-0792