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Social Work Research Guide

A research guide for social work students.



Social Work at Columbia State

TTP: A.A./A.S.

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Finding Social Work Resources in the Library

Library of Congress Classification &

Relevant Subject Headings

  • Subclass HV
    • HV1-9960 Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
    • HV40-69 Social service. Social work. Charity organization and practice Including social case work, private and public relief, institutional care, rural social work, work relief
    • HV85-525 By region or country
    • HV530 The church and charity
    • HV541 Women and charity
    • HV544 Charity fairs, bazaars, etc.
    • HV544.5 International social work
    • HV547 Self-help groups
    • HV551.2-639 Emergency management
    • HV553-639 Relief in case of disasters
    • HV560-583 Red Cross. Red Crescent
    • HV599-639 Special types of disasters
    • HV640-645 Refugee problems
    • HV650-670 Life saving
    • HV675-677 Accidents. Prevention of accidents
    • HV680-696 Free professional services Including medical charities
    • HV697-4959 Protection, assistance and relief
    • HV697-3024 Special classes
    • HV697-700.7 Families. Mothers. Widow's pensions
    • HV701-1420.5 Children
    • HV835-847 Foundlings
    • HV873-887 Destitute, neglected, and abandoned children. Street children
    • HV888-907 Children with disabilities
    • HV931-941 Fresh-air funds
    • HV959-1420.5 Orphanages. Orphans
    • HV1421-1441 Young adults. Youth. Teenagers
    • HV1442-1448 Women
    • HV1449 Gay men. Lesbians
    • HV1450-1494 Aged
    • HV1551-3024 People with disabilities Including blind, deaf, people with physical and mental disabilities
    • HV3025-3174 Special classes. By occupation
    • HV3025-3163 Mariners
    • HV3165-3173 Shop women, clerks, etc.
    • HV3174 Other. By occupation
    • HV3176-3199 Special classes. By race or ethnic group
    • HV4005-4013 Immigrants
    • HV4023-4470.7 Poor in cities. Slums
    • HV4480-4630 Mendicancy. Vagabondism. Tramps. Homelessness
    • HV4701-4890.9 Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare
    • HV4905-4959 Animal experimentation. Anti-vivisection
    • HV4961-4995 Degeneration
    • HV5001-5720.5 Alcoholism. Intemperance. Temperance reform
    • HV5725-5770 Tobacco habit
    • HV5800-5840 Drug habits. Drug abuse
    • HV6001-7220.5 Criminology
    • HV6035-6197 Criminal anthropology Including criminal types, criminal psychology, prison psychology, causes of crime
    • HV6201-6249 Criminal classes
    • HV6250-6250.4 Victims of crimes. Victimology
    • HV6251-6773.55 Crimes and offenses
    • HV6774-7220.5 Crimes and criminal classes
    • HV7231-9960 Criminal justice administration
    • HV7428 Social work with delinquents and criminals
    • HV7431 Prevention of crime, methods, etc.
    • HV7435-7439 Gun control
    • HV7551-8280.7 Police. Detectives. Constabulary
    • HV7935-8025 Administration and organization
    • HV8031-8080 Police duty. Methods of protection
    • HV8035-8069 Special classes of crimes, offenses and criminals
    • HV8073-8079.35 Investigation of crimes. Examination and identification of prisoners
    • HV8079.2-8079.35 Police social work
    • HV8079.5-8079.55 Traffic control. Traffic accident investigation
    • HV8081-8099 Private detectives. Detective bureaus
    • HV8130-8280.7 By region or country
    • HV8290-8291 Private security services
    • HV8301-9920.7 Penology. Prisons. Corrections
    • HV9051-9230.7 The juvenile offender. Juvenile delinquency. Reform schools, etc.
    • HV9261-9430.7 Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners
    • HV9441-9920.7 By region or country
    • HV9950-9960 By region or country

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