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Research Guides

SLWK 313: Person in Society

Use Interlibrary Loan

If the book you need is checked out or missing or is not on the shelf – OR - if you identify a memoir you’d like to read that is not in the Libraries’ collection,request a copy through Interlibrary Loan   Note: it may take 1-4 weeks for books to arrive so start early.

Quicker Options

If you can't find the book you want at VCU, you may be able to check them out locally.

Suggested Titles

For Paper 3, you are to read and analyze a memoir, biography, journalistic account of an individual or group who experienced the social problem.

Locating a Memoir Through VCU Libraries

You may want to try searching for a memoir that is not included in the spreadsheet linked above.  Use the Libraries' "Advanced Search" feature to locate memoirs by including "memoir OR autobiography" as a search term.

Search Advanced

  • Your search should look something like this:

Red Outline over text Memoir or Autobiography, Sexual Abuse, Books