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Social Work: Whimsey

This subject is guide is intended to assist students, faculty, staff and alumni of the School of Social Work in locating specific resources in the field of social work.

Do I need an umbrella?

Well, do I? Click here for local weather

 NOAA National Radar : Click on National Weather Service and then the RADAR tab



CNN Entertaiment page

Fun Brain Word Games

Play with the Fun Brain Word Games site. is an organization that provides intriguing information on many topics relevant to social work in a Pro and Con format.   It is a  nonpartisan, nonprofit educational organization.

Pick a topic, such as voting rights for ex-felons, and view the material available. The website promotes itself as being one that simply presents the information so that you may make informed decisions.

Garner's Usage Tip of the Day

If you'd like to recieve a daily grammar usage tip each day to strengthen your writing and speaking skills, Garner's Usage Tips of the Day are usefull, often humorous and it includes a quote each day about using the English language appropriately. Click below to subscribe.

Garner's Usage Tip of the Day  Go to the bottom of the page that comes up to sign up for a grammer tip of the day. The tips explain basic grammar in an easy to understand format. I realized how much I'd forgotten until I started getting these!

Bates Online Research Tips

Bates Research Tips provide interesting short cuts and smart ways to search for a wide variety of online resources. Check it out!

Social Work Today website

The Social Work Today website provieds to links to topics such as addiction, children and families and metal health issue. There are also links to professional practice issues and a job bank. Check it out and you can initiate your own online subscription!

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Lynn Tobola
PHONE: 205-348-6611
The University of Alabama
School of Social Work
200 Little Hall
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0314