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SW 402: Information Literacy for Social Work : Getting Started

Introduce and reinforce the skills you'll need to be an information-savvy Social Worker and/or successfully complete the ILOP.

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Welcome to the SW 402 Guide!

This guide will help you complete the SW 402 - Information Literacy Orientation Program by providing examples, explanations and tutorials on:

  • Computing best practices
  • Simmons technology available to you
  • Library's resources and services
  • How to begin finding and evaluating information
  • Using a citation manager to generate bibliographies.    


SW 402 ILOP Requirements

When you feel you are ready, go to SW 402 in Moodle. You must complete and pass all the activities to fulfill the requirement.

Need to Find an Article?

One of the first things you probably need to do is find your required readings. Click on the link before for an interactive tutorial that will walk you through how to get to an article through the Library:

 Get from a Citation to a Full-Text Article.

Still have questions? Contact the Reference Desk!

Meet Your Librarian

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Stacy Collins
(617) 521-2743
Ask me about Anti-Oppression, Children's Literature, Critical Information Literacy, Social Work Resources, Acafandom (academics + fandom), and other fascinating things!

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