Social Work Research Guide: For Faculty

This guide connects Social Work students with interesting and valuable internet sources.

General Notes for Faculty

I'm so excited to offer my support for your classes!  Please take a moment to read through the library services available to you below.  I will update this Research Guide as needed - please check back throughout the semester for new content.  

As always, don't hesitate to reach out to me with any questions you have!

Request Instruction

NEIU librarians are committed to bringing information literacy and library training sessions into classrooms in every academic discipline.

If you would like to schedule a 45 - 60 minute information literacy session on topics ranging from academic database use, citation management, web resources for social work, demographic data, or a simple overview of the library and its services, please email Chrissy Cogswell, the library's subject liaison for the Social Work program at to request a class. 

Here is what I normally cover:

  • Library Overview & Website
  • Interlibrary Loans
  • Academic Databases & Peer Review
  • Anatomy of an Article
  • Searching Databases Example
  • Citation Management Tool Sneak Peak


I am happy to work with you to incorporate any additional content you would like included.  Please provide at least two weeks' notice for scheduling and class preparation.

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Social Sciences Librarian

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Chrissy Cogswell
3390 N Avondale Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 442-4495
Subjects:Social Work