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Veteran's College Education

Sac State Veteran's Enrollment:

http://www.statehornet.com/news/vets-arrive-to-impaction/article_c385a7d0-1b13-11e1-8939-0019bb30f31a.html

Sac State's New Veteran's Success Center:

http://www.statehornet.com/news/veteran-s-success-center-renewed/article_03416bfa-1b16-11e1-81e5-0019bb30f31a.html

Sac State University promotes veterans success:

http://www.csus.edu/sacstatenews/Articles/2011/02/veteransuccess-2-3-11.html

California Senate Bill SB 1440 makes it easier for members of the armed services to transfer from California Community Colleges to the California State University:

http://www.sb1440.org/

 

Veterans Weekly Employment Workshops

Military veterans can receive tips on how to manage their job search, as well as on interviewing and other job-seeking techniques at workshops held every Thursday, 9-11am, in the multipurpose room of the Greater Sacramento Urban League, 3725 Marysville Blvd., Sacramento. These workshops help veterans obtain employment by offering information on training in:

-Job Search navigation through CalJobs

-Master Employment Application

-Interviewing Techniques

-Job retention

-Other topics

Contact Alexis Mathews in the GSUL Career Center at 916-286-8628 to comfirm your interest.

www.gsul.org/contentpage.asp?id=24

 

Welcome

This guide to CSUS Library Resources and related Internet sites supports research for the Social Work course:  "Exploration of Veteran Studies".  Click the tabs above to find the resources that you need.

Course Reserve Materials

Search by the SWRK course number, or professor's name teaching the course, to find what materials are On Reserve in the Library for your class.  Request these materials at the User Services Desk on the 1st floor of the library.

If a book is not available On Reserve, click on the Books tab above for other options to get the book you wish.

 

Reference Sources

The following resources are shelved in the Reference Collection of the Library on 2nd floor North.  Reference books provide quick information on a topic or assist in beginning your research.  They can not be checked out but pages may be photocopied.

Veteran's Resource Book (California Dept. of Veterans Affairs)  ref UB 358 C2 V48 2009

Federal benefits for veterans, dependents and survivors (U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs)  ref UB 357 F434 2009

Financial aid for veterans, military personnel, and their dependents  ref UB 403 F47 2006-08

Ferguson career resource guide to grants, scholarships, and other financial resources  ref LB 2337.4 .F47 2007 v.1-2

Military resumes and cover letters  ref UB 357 S28 2001

Social Security handbook: overview of Social Security programs (includes veteran's benefits)  ref KF 3649 S596 2010b  

Social security, medicare & government pensions (includes veteran's benefits)  ref KF 3650 M37 2008

Homelessness in America (includes homeless veterans)  ref HV 4505 H65117 2008 v.1-3 

Encyclopedia of substance abuse prevention, treatment, & recovery (includes veteran's issues)  ref RC 563.4 E53 2009 v.1-2

Reference Librarian

Bill Kristie
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Email: bkristie@csus.edu
Phone: 916-278-5662
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Help

For assistance, contact Bill Kristie, Social Work Librarian.  

Bill's contact information appears above - email is preferred. 

You may also contact Ben Amata, Government Documents Librarian, at:  Email   bamata@csus.edu  Phone  916-278-5672

Additional help can be found at the Library' Reference Desk, by phone, via email and through online chat. 

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