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Social Work BASW Students Library Orientation

Welcome to the JFK Library at Eastern Washington University! This guide serves as an online orientation to the library resources and services for Social Work students.

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APA 7th Edition Handbook

Core Social Work Journals


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Liya Deng
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JFK LIbrary Tour

The John F. Kennedy Library is located on EWU's Cheney Campus. You can get to know the Library through the virtual tour video below, or by checking out the library's floor maps.  

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Interactive Tutorial - Library Online Orientation

All new students in Social Work program are encouraged to complete this online orientation. So, in order to access the online orientation,  please use the link below to log into your EWU account by typing your ewu email first.


Interactive Online Library Orientation for Social Work Students

Remote Access to Library Resources

You can browse the library website and search the library catalog 24/7. However, accessing databases, e-books and e-journal content from off-campus requires your EWU username and password. Be sure to check out the following links:

Access Databases from Off-Campus (NetID username/password)

Help with Finding & Requesting Books

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) borrows materials for you from other libraries. ILL services are available to EWU students, faculty and staff.

Your Interlibrary Loan Account Login

Finding Books & E-Books via Library Catalog

Encyclopedia of Social Work - major reference tool for social work

Featured Social Work Databases

Evidence-Based Resources

Social Work E-Books