Welcome to the NASW Press Librarian Center! The Press is a division of the National Association of Social Workers and is a leading scholarly publisher in social work and social welfare. We serve libraries, faculty, and human services professionals throughout the United States and abroad.
NASW Press publishes its flagship journal Social Work and four specialty journals online and in print. To subscribe, you can order online, directly through NASW Press, or through subscription agents.
NASW Press is recognized worldwide as the foremost publisher of reference works for the social work profession. Our unrivaled collection includes The Social Work Dictionary and the online Encyclopedia of Social Work, acknowledged as the definitive sources for social work knowledge, terminology, and history, as well as a number of other important resources.
NASW Press publishes a wide variety of high quality books for the social sciences. NASW Press books are powerful resources for your library collection and are available to you through standing orders. Scholarly and practice related texts address emerging issues in social work and cover a wide range of topics such as ethics, gerontology, clinical practice, child and family issues, risk management, cultural and ethnic diversity, management, community organizing, health and mental health, career development, research, policy and practice, and more.