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Human Services Research Guide

Sources and information for research in Human Services.

Getting Started

Get started with your research:

  • Pick a topic by reviewing your assignment and textbooks
  • Narrow your topic down using Mind Mapping tools
  • Learn more about your topic by doing Pre-search
  • Ask for help from the librarians!


Sometimes you simply need quick definitions or explinations of subjects.  This is when reference sources come in handy.  Try these resources:

General Web Sites

Here are websites reviewed by the librarians.  They do not contain scholarly articles, but will provide you with other information or lists of articles to find.  Some even provide you with statistics to use in your own research.