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Articles & Databases: Social Work


For additional social work resources see Social Work Research Guide.

For personal assistance please contact Joan Berman, Social Sciences Librarian.

Highly Recommended

Social Services Abstracts Social work, mental health, gerontology, the family, violence. More Details... 1979 to present
Family & Society Studies World Wide Practice and policy with families and individuals—international. More Details... 1970 to present
PsycINFO Psychology, development, behavioral sciences, mental health. More Details... 1890 to present; select from 1806
Sociological Abstracts Sociology and behavioral sciences. More Details... 1952 to present; selective from 1920
Child Development & Adolescent Studies Growth and development of children, birth to age 21. More Details... 1927 to present
Ethnic NewsWatch Full-text collection of newspapers, magazines, and journals from the ethnic, minority, and native press. More Details... 1992 to present
Gale Virtual Reference Library Combined search for 120 fulltext reference works from Gale Research. Useful for biographical and encyclopedia information. More Details...  
U.S. Government Monthly Publications Catalog Documents issued by the legislative, executive and judicial branches of the US federal government. More Details... 1976 to present
Counseling and Therapy in Video - Volume 1 Online collection of more than 350 training videos for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. More Details... 1980-2011

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Child Welfare Information Gateway A gateway to information about child welfare, child abuse and neglect, adoption, search and reunion. More Details... Varies
LexisNexis Academic News, business, medical and legal fulltext materials. More Details... News 1977 to present; Court Cases 1789 to present; Federal Laws 1988 to present
ProQuest Statistical Insight Statistics produced by the U.S. government, intergovernmental organizations, commercial publishers, independent research organizations, state government agencies, and universities. More Details... Abstracts: 1973 to present; Power Tables 1997 to present
Anthropology Plus Social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies. More Details... Late 19th century to present
ERIC Education literature including journals and unpublished reports. More Details... 1966 to present
Medline Medicine, psychiatry, brain research, health. More Details... 1965 to present
PILOTS Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress. More Details... 1871 to present

Other Databases to Consider

Health and Psychosocial Instruments Covers measurement instruments in psychology, health, and organizational behavior. More Details... 1985 to present
Dissertation and Theses:  The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection Indexes more than 1,000,000 dissertations and theses in the social sciences and humanities. Contains fulltext of most U.S. theses and dissertations. More Details... 1637 to present