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SOCW 553: Research Methods and Evidence in Clinical Social Work

Overview of evidence-based practice, literature review/systematic review workflows, and citation management for your written EBP assignment.


Welcome to the course guide for 2019W1 SOCW 553 - this resource is designed to help guide you through the literature review research and writing process, leading to the completion of your evidence-based practice group assignment. 

Topics covered in this guide are designed to complement the in-class lecture that you will be receiving. 


Research Support:

  1. Arielle Lomness - Social Work Subject Librarian, 
  2. Library Service Desk - in-person help 
  3. AskAway - provincial online quick question support

Writing Support:

  1. Centre for Scholarly Communication (CSC) - in-person appointments can be booked through myWConline

Library Services


The Okanagan Library hours are available on our website.

Study Rooms

Available for small or large group, study rooms must be booked in advance of use. 

NOTE: You can now book study rooms in EME, the Commons, and the Library!

Access & Borrowing

Borrowing in Person

Your UBC Card is your Library card.

Connecting from Home

You'll need your Campus-wide Login (CWL) to login or borrow resources from the library. 

Borrowing from outside the Library

You can order materials from Vancouver using Document Delivery and from outside of UBC using InterLibrary Loan


To print in the Library you'll need your Novell login: Username = Student #  /  Password = MMDDYY (your birthdate)