Library Guide for SOWK 2013 - Introduction to Social Work (Journal Article Assignment and Career Information Resources)

Journal Article Resources:

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An Author's Guide to Social Work Journals (Ref. HV 85 .A93)
Careers in Social Work, by Leon H. Ginsberg (HV 10.5 .G55)
Careers in Social Work, by Carolyn Simpson and Dwain Simpson (HV 10.5 .S56)
Opportunities in Social Work Careers, by Renee Wittenberg (HV 91 .W56)

Career, Job Market, Cost of Living, and Demographic Information Resources:

ACCRA Cost of Living Index (Ref. HB 235 .U6C58)
Comparative cost of living data for 302 urban areas in the United States.

American FactFinder
U.S. Census Bureau database that is useful for identifying a wide range of social, demographic, economic, and housing characteristics and statistics on the national, state, and local levels.

Demographics USA: County Edition (Ref. HF 5415.1 .S8)
Population characteristics, including data pertaining to households, consumer expenditures, employment, and occupations.

Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance (Ref. HF 5381 .E52)
Information on careers, including descriptions, job market outlooks, and salaries.

Lifestyle Market Analyst (Ref. HF 5415.33 .U6L54)
Market, lifestyle, and demographic segment profiles for metropolitan areas and other locations in the U.S.

Occupational Outlook Handbook (Ref. HF 5381 .U62)
Information on careers, including descriptions and salaries.

Sourcebook of Zip Code Demographics Ref. (HA 203 .S66)
Population, household, family, income, and spending potential data presented by zip code.

State and Metropolitan Area Data Book (Ref. HA 202 .S84)
Statistical source on the social, population, and economic structures of the states, metropolitan areas, and micropolitan areas in the U.S.

U.S. Consumers/Lifestyles (Reference USA)
Demographic data.

APA Resources:

APA Formatting and Style Guide (Purdue University)
APA Online (American Psychological Association)
Citing Government Documents - APA (University of Nebraska)
DocsCite - APA (Arizona State University)
Purdue Online Writing Lab - APA Formatting and Style Guide

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