This research guide is designed to help social work students find state and federal legislation, documents, and contextual materials regarding contemporary social welfare issues. Be sure also to check the Public Policy and Legislative Research (United States) research guides, located in the Public Policy category.
To identify appropriate books on your topic, begin with the library catalog to find books in the University Libraries If you do not find the books you need or if you wish to locate additional resources, then search Prospector.
- Library Catalog
This is the library catalog for the University Libraries. Your search will help you locate materials owned by the University Libraries, including books, journals, dvds, government documents, and much more. The catalog contains links to thousands of online congressional hearings, nearly all GAO reports from the 1970s to present, and Colorado Legislative Council materials. To find Legislative Council issue briefs on your topic, combine your topic terms with the phrase Colorado Legislative Council (e.g., sex offenders and ...
A unified catalog of many Colorado area libraries. Books held by the libraries can be requested via Prospector and are delivered to the Main Library at the Anderson Academic Commons in 3 to 5 days. Colorado Legislative Council reports not cataloged in the library catalog can be identified by using Prospector.