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Social Work
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Electronic Resources

Academic Search Premier*
A multi-disciplinary database that provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles.

Annual Review of Psychology
Covers the significant developments in the field of psychology.

Annual Review of Sociology
Covers the significant developments in the field of sociology including major theoretical and methodological developments as well as current research in the major subfields.

Britannica Academic Edition
Encyclopædia Britannica, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provide a variety of reliable sources to use to conduct thorough research. 

Credo Reference  
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos. 

Dissertations & Theses:  Full Text
The most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world.

EBSCOhost Databases
Search multiple EBSCO databases simultaneously. Custom select any number of databases from the library's complete list available through EBSCO.

Encyclopedia of Social Work
Published by the National Association of Social Workers and Oxford University Press.

Films on Demand
A web-based digital video delivery service for streaming over 6000 educational videos from Films Media Group.

Google Scholar
Accesses online journals and institutional repository/ self-submitted scholarly articles.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences
The encylopedia contains articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences.

An archive of core scholarly journals in the arts and sciences.

LexisNexis Academic
Full text coverage of news, business, law, medicine and general reference.

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Test in Print
Reviews of standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude and psychology.

Military & Government Collection*
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government. Provides full text of over 300 journals  

National Social Worker Finder
Lists licensed social workers.  Includes areas of expertise, hours of operation, languages spoken, payment options, etc.

NHS Economic Evaluation Database
Provides information on the costs and effects of drugs, treatments and procedures.

OmniFile Full Text Select
Multidisciplinary full text database.

Full text articles from journals published by the APA and allied organizations.

PsychiatryOnline is a collection of books, journals, and self-assessment tools including DSM Library, APA Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders, Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry, The American Journal of Psychiatry, etc.

Index to articles, books, chapters, dissertations and technical reports in psychology from 1887 onward.

SAGE Premier
SAGE Journals in Communication Studies, Criminology, Education, Health Sciences, Management & Organization Studies, Materials Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Urban Studies & Planning.

SAGE Knowledge
E-books in the area of Criminal Justice, Social Work, Education, Psychology, etc.

Social Work Abstracts*
Provides citations and abstracts of more than 450 social work and human services journals dating back to 1977.

Statistical Abstract of the United States
Authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.

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Department of Health and Human Services Poverty Guidelines and Measurement

Kids Count Data Center

Association of Social Work Boards

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

National Institute of Mental Health

National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics

Social Security Administration

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance


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