SOCW 6341 (Dr. Beaty): Community and Organizational Practice

Purpose: To acquaint you with materials in Cornette Library and on the World Wide Web that will make research for your assignment easier.

Reference Sources


Foundation Directory
AS 911 .A2 F65 Ref.
"The definitive annual reference source for information about private and community grantmaking foundations in the United States." The 2011 edition covers the 10,000 largest grantmaking foundations.
Annual Register of Grant Support: A Directory of Funding Sources
AS 911 .A2 A67 Ref.
Identifies and gives detailed information on "grant support programs of government agencies, public and private foundations, corporations, community trusts, unions, educational and professional associations, and special interest organizations." The 2012 edition has details on over 2,800 programs.



Cornette Library's online catalog
Includes books, government documents, videos, journal titles, etc. available throughout the Library. Suggested searches include:
  • a keyword search for your subject, such as grant writing.
  • the general LC subject heading proposal writing for grants.

To determine the most appropriate subject headings for your search, refer to the red Library of Congress Subject Headings near the Reference computers in the Library or search the online Library of Congress Authorities Catalog.

  • Online catalog for libraries around the world.
  • Lists Cornette Library books along with many more in other libraries.
  • Search by keyword, author, title, or subject.
  • Request books not in Cornette Library through the pre-filled Interlibrary loan form. Allow at least two weeks for the books to arrive.


Journal, Magazine, & Newspaper Articles

Provide current information

How to Access Databases

Which database?

Academic Search Complete
Contains abstracts and citations for a broad range of topics, with substantial full-text. Over 3,000 peer-reviewed sources.
Social Work Abstracts
Abstracts more that 450 social work and human services journals. Includes articles of a practical nature as well as the theoretical. Links to full text.
Contains abstracts and citations for journals, dissertations, books and book chapters in fields including psychology, sociology, and education. Links to full text.

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Government Documents

Cornette Library collects United States federal and Texas state documents on many topics.

Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications


Web Sites

Guides to Writing Grant Proposals

Grant Opportunities

Web Guides

Scout Report Archives
Scholarly. Keyword or advanced search. Results listed by relevance.
INFOMINE Scholarly Internet Resource Collections
Scholarly. Keyword search or browse by general subject area. Can limit to free sites.
ipl2 - "Information You Can Trust" (merger of Internet Public Library and Librarians' Index to the Internet)
General public interest. Keyword search, or browse by general topic and subtopic.


Citing Your Sources

Why must I cite the sources I use for research projects?



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