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Social Work Library


Library Tutorial Videos

Located on the lower ground floor of McGuinn Hall, the Social Work Library supports the teaching and research needs of the Boston College School of Social Work (BCSSW)

Introduction the the BC Social Work Library

Learn about some of the services available to you as a SSW student.


Introductory tutorial on using PsycTESTS to find psychometric instruments for academic purposes.

Identifying and Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles

The video covers identifying peer-reviewed journals from a website and finding peer-reviewed articles in databases.

Finding Books by Important Authors

Use the advanced search feature of the library catalog to search by author.

How to Link Google Scholar to BC Resources

Use the settings to link Google Scholar to Find it @ BC.

How to Create a Hanging Indent in Word on Mac and PC

Use the Paragraph Settings to set your indentations and spacing.

Citing Works in Text Using Seventh Edition APA Style

How to cite sources thumbnailThe webinar covers how to paraphrase and cite your sources in-text. More videos can be found on the APA Style - Tutorials and Webinars web page

Research Tips for PsycINFO

Introduction to some of the advanced functions of PsycINFO.

Produced, edited, narrated and scripted by Jenny Severyn, MS Candidate 2017, Simmons College

Finding Program Evaluations

The video shows you how to search databases using abstract keywords or subject headings.

Browsing Citations as a Search Strategy

Use the interconnected nature of research to find more articles on your topic.

Requesting Items through Interlibrary Loan

If BC does not have access to a source, we can usually get it for you.

A Step-By-Step Guide for APA Style Student Papers

Student versus professional papers thumbnail.The webinar covers how to style student papers - font, line spacing, margins, page numbers, etc. More videos can be found on the APA Style - Tutorials and Webinars web page

Creating References Using APA Style

How to format references thumbnail.The webinar covers how to format your references. More videos can be found on the APA Style - Tutorials and Webinars web page