Researching Scholarly Journal Articles


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Social Services Abstracts

The key database for social work. Coverage includes family and social welfare,
mental health services, social policy, and community development.

The databases below provide additional articles on topics related to social work.

Academic Search Elite

Multidisciplinary database that may provide popular and scholarly articles on social work topics.

Sociological Abstracts

Social Sciences Full Text

PsycLit  

Most important database for the research on the psychological aspects of social work and related topics.

 

The following databases may enhance your search:

 

Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science

Criminal Justice Abstracts

ERIC

Education literature and resources, educational and education-related journals.

Education Full Text

Chicano Database

Mexican-American topics for and about Chicanos including psychological, sociological, and educational literature.

CINAHL

The most important database for nursing, providing articles, legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials.

Medline

National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database, covering medicine and health related topics.
 

Mental Measurements Yearbook

Contains full text information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks.