Library and other information resources for social work, social policy etc.
Last Updated: Nov 19, 2013
If you want to limit to peer-reviewed journals, some databases allow you to check a peer-reviewed box under the search terms box.
- Academic Search Complete
An excellent resource to locate articles on social policy topics. It includes many peer reviewed social work and related discipline journals, as well as magazines and newpapers for coverage of recent events.
- Ethnic Newswatch
Journals, magazines and newspapers from a wide range of ethnic and other groups. Excellent resource for diversity research.
Does not include articles from the most recent 5 to 7 years, has articles from journals going back many decades
Lexis is not only good for law, but has our largest newspaper collection for current coverage of social policy issues.
- Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Covers information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology.
Includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law and others.
- Social Work Abstracts
It does not include the full-text articles, but you will see the "Search for Full Text" button.
Contains links to articles about social work and other related journals on topics such as homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation, community organization, and more.