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September 2005Vol. 6, No. 7Your Monthly Library Update

Keeping up to date with the latest information on child welfare, adoption, prevention, and administration can be difficult. Beginning in October 2005, the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse, services of the Children's Bureau, will offer a new service to practitioners to help them stay current in their field. The free service will allow users to register to receive monthly lists of library materials in specific categories chosen by the user, such as Safety, Permanency, Well-Being, Prevention, Workforce, and more. The monthly lists of library materials will be sent by email and will reflect items that have been added to the Clearinghouse library and are available to users.

Each year, the Clearinghouse adds between 3,000 and 5,000 documents to its library. The library can be searched by going to

Beginning September 15, you can register for this new library service by visiting