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Social Work

This guide is a collection of resources to make research and library use easier for the social work students, faculty, and staff. It's designed as a central hub of information about the library & its social work-related resources.

Research Help

Need help finding resources or using library services? Ask a librarian for research assistance!

Chat Reference

For quick or basic questions, try our online chat service during business hours. Use the Chat with a Librarian box on the main library page.

Be sure to check the Library Hours schedule.


If you need research assistance when we're closed—email us at

We respond within 24 hours and as soon as possible after weekends and holidays.

Personal Research Consultations

York librarians are also available for more in-depth assistance with your research assignments. Learn how to: 

  • Focus your research topic
  • Plan your research strategy
  • Identify relevant sources of information
  • Find and evaluate sources efficiently

Use the form to schedule an online research consultation with a Library Faculty member:

You can always request a specific librarian when you use the form -- check out our Library Liaisons page if you want a subject-specific librarian to help.

Frequently Asked Questions

If it's after hours, you can search our FAQ page to see if your question has an answer. If not, use the question form to ask us and we will get back to you by the next business day.

Collaborative Learning Center

The Collaborative Learning Center is offering online tutoring in Blackboard Collab Ultra. You can schedule an appointment with the CLC if you need one-on-one tutoring help.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday 9AM – 8PM
Friday 9AM – 5PM
Saturday 9AM – 3PM

Watch a short step-by-step video about how to schedule an online tutoring appointment:

Schedule your appointment using your York College Network ID and log in here:


Collaborative Learning Center Help Desk

If you need additional assistance or have questions for the Collaborative Learning Center, ask someone at the Virtual Front Desk:

CLC Help Desk Spring 2021 Hours:

  • Tuesdays: 9am – 2pm & 3pm – 6pm
  • Wednesdays: 9am – 1pm & 3pm – 6pm
  • Thursdays: 9am – 2pm

You can also email or call 718.262.2494 or 718.262.2303 for assistance.

Don’t know your York Network ID and log in? Email to activate your network account!