Field Instructors

Course Number: Social Work

Subject: Social Work

About this Guide

This guide provides information about access to Library resources for Social Work Field Instructors (SK399, SK499, SK541, SK649, SK600).

Note: Login Credentials

You will need two sets of login credentials to access course readings online.

  1. ARES username and password
    • ARES, the e-reserves system, is where you can access your list of course readings after logging in
  2. Laurier Library card
    • When accessing online resources, you will be prompted to enter a Library card barcode and last name
Please contact Field Education to obtain these credentials.

Course Readings

Course readings are available through ARES. To access them, follow these steps:

  1. Go to
  2. Login using the ARES username and password
  3. Under "My Courses," select the course code (SK399, SK499, SK541, SK649, or SK600)
  4. Click on "View Item" beside the reading you would like to access
  5. If prompted, login using your Laurier Library card barcode and last name

Resources for Research

To access online resources from off campus such as journal articles and ebooks, you will need to sign in using your Laurier Library card barcode and last name.

Please note: Library resources are to be used for teaching and learning purposes only.

Finding Journal Articles

Here are short video tutorials to help you find journal articles:

Finding Ebooks

Research Help

For help with anything related to Laurier Library's resources and services, please contact the Social Work Librarian: or 519-884-0710 ext. 4973.