UNO School of Social Work Collection
Scope and Contents
The UNO School of Social Work Collection comprises the records and resources of the School of Social Work at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, from about 1975 until about 2010. The collection includes self-study reports from 1977, 1982, and 1989; an accreditation report from 1975, when the school was in danger of losing its accreditation; admission information and worksheets; an advisement handbook (1981); student handbooks (1976-1996); practicum manuals (1981 and 1985); Social Work 8100 course materials (1991); Rural Mental Health Conference Proceedings (1986); student papers by Barbara Jesing and Christena Bush (1980 and 1982 respectively); Handbook of Social Agencies in Nebraska (1940); Grace Abbott booklet by John Sorensen (2010); (2005); and materials related to the Helping Indochinese Families in Transition Conference (1981), including a needs assessment, conference proceedings, Indochinese refugee sponsor list, and audiocassette recordings of conference sessions.
- University of Nebraska at Omaha. School of Social Work (Organization)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.
Conditions Governing Use
The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, Archives & Special Collections will provide information about copyright owners and related information. Securing permission to publish or use material is the responsibility of the researcher. Note that unless specifically transferred to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, any applicable copyrights may be held by another individual or entity. Further information about copyright policy is available at http://libguides.unomaha.edu/library_policies.
2.5 Cubic Feet (56 volumes, 1 box, 1 CD)
Transferred from the School of Social Work to the Criss Library prior to 2014. Further accession details are incomplete or absent.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
University of Nebraska at Omaha. School of Social Work
Collection has not yet been further arranged and described.
- CD-ROMs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Social service -- Research -- Nebraska -- Omaha Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Social work education -- Nebraska -- Omaha Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- University of Nebraska at Omaha. School of Social Work
- audiocassettes Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- proceedings Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- records (documents) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- UNO School of Social Work Collection
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Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository
Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States