Boston College University Libraries

Social Work: Poverty: Home

This guide is designed to introduce social work students and faculty members to sources of information on poverty.

About this Guide

This guide was designed to support the GSSW's research on poverty during the 2010-2011 academic year. I welcome your feedback and suggestions for this guide. Please send me an e-mail at if there is anything you would like me to add.

Poverty Film Clips

The BC Library subscribes to a new database called Films on Demand. This database features searchable video clips by topic area. Topics covered included social work, mental health, and poverty. We have created a playlist of selected poverty videos:

Subject Guide

Hannah Ha
Hannah Ha

Head Librarian

Social Work Library

McGuinn Hall Basement

Boston College