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Ramsey Library UNC Asheville offers
a variety of services and resources to students in the School of Social Work (UNC-CH) program.
Library Services | Electronic
Resources | Reference Sources | Social Work on the Internet | Government Information
Books and journals located at the WSU and ASU are accessible via ABC Express, our
Monday-Wednesday-Friday network courier service.
This service provides access to material not held by any of the three university libraries
(ASU, UNCA, WCU).
Ramsey reference Librarians are here to help you find and use library materials or to
locate sources of information.
This service is a convenient way for UNCA students to ask brief reference questions via
& Virtual Education Services
Library services available to students enrolled in distance education courses taught via
teleconference and virtual courses that communicate through web pages, discussion lists or
(1887+). Index to the scholarly
literature of psychology. SilverPlatter
800 full-text journals in 16 fields of the sciences and social sciences.
LexisNexis Academic. News and wire services; industry and market information;
resources for legal and political research; medical news; government
InfoTrac Academic OneFile (indexing with selected full-text:
1980+). Covers a wide variety of subjects and disciplines, including some
scholarly journals, popular magazines, and selected newspapers. Gale
Reference books and print resources are often overlooked, but can
provide valuable information that is often not available online. The
following print sources are available in the reference area of Ramsey
Work Abstracts. The primary source of articles on social work,
social welfare, and related fields. Location: Periodical Index area at
Author's Guide to Social Work Journals. Washington, D.C.: NASW
Press. Location: REF HV 85 .A93
Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Social Work. Oxford: Blackwell
Publishers. Location: REF HV 12 .B53
Social Work Dictionary. Washington, D.C.: NASW Press. Location: HV
Social Work on the Internet
Council on Social Work Education
of Ethics (Link to School of Social Work, Michigan State University)
Home Page of NASW On-Line
Academic. Government and political news, Federal and state case law,
federal and state rules and regulations, law reviews. Full-text.
Thomas. House & Senate
information, full text access to current bills, links to more congressional information. Full-text. THOMAS is a service of the Library of
Gateway to searchable databases, such as the Federal Register,
Congressional Record, Congressional Bills and other sources.
Carolina General Assembly. Current and prior session
Other Government Resources
Administration for Children and Families
(ACF). ACF brings together Federal programs that address the needs of
children and families, such as Head Start
(Early Childhood Development Program) and Temporary
Assistance to Needy Families, which replaces the AFDC (Aid to Families with
Dependent Children) and JOBS (Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Training)
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance.
Searchable compendium of Federal financial and non-financial assistance programs,
projects, services, and activities administered by departments and establishments of the
U.S. Department of Health & Human
Services - Grants and Funding. Internet application tool created by
HHS for grant information sharing.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
Services. From the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
Kids Count. A
project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a national and state-by-state
effort to track the status of children in the U.S.
National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse
and Neglect Information. For professionals seeking information on the
preventionn, identification, and treatment of child abuse.
Office of Child Support
Enforcement. Part of ACF, this site includes the Child Support Steps
fact sheet in English and Spanish, plus a listing of state and local agencies
which assist OCSE in enforcing the Child
Support Recovery Act of 1992.
Current poverty thresholds used for administrative purposes, such as
determining financial eligibility for certain federal programs.
Social Security Administration.
Information for the general public and data resources.
The White House. Information
from the President, links to executive and independent agencies.
Services Browse Topics. For topics not covered in this guide, see this handy list of
federal Internet sites.
North Carolina Department of Health
and Human Services (DHHS).
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