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Social Work: Diversity


Find Books

This research guide is designed to help you get started on your research for social work issues related to diversity issues. You will find general books and websites to help you get started, and suggested databases for finding journal articles.

Search For Books in the BC Collections

 Use the library catalog, the Boston College Libraries online discovery tool, to find books, videos and other types of materials available at BC.

Search BC's library catalog by Keyword(s) in Subject



Combined terms in an Advanced Search for books on a topic. For example:

  • ("african american" OR black) AND "mental health"
  • "social services" AND diversity
  • disabilit* AND "therap*"

Boston Library Consortium

The Boston Library Consortium is an association of 19 university libraries located in New England. As a student at Boston College, you can get a BLC Consortium borrowing card that will allow you to borrow books from these libraries. BLC Libraries in the area include MIT, Boston University, Brandeis, and Northeastern.