Databases by Subject

Social Welfare

  • Database of citations to major international journals in criminology and related disciplines; extensive coverage of books, dissertations, and unpublished papers; and reports from government and nongovernmental agencies.

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  • Covers all aspects of aging including its biological, behavioral, social and environmental influences.  Its coverage spans biology, psychology, the social sciences, the health sciences and the humanities.

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  • This consistently-updated resource from the National Association of Social Workers Press and Oxford University Press, provides students, scholars, and practitioners with over 400 overview articles on topics ranging from international issues to ethical standards.

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  • Provides indexing and abstracts to the education literature. ERIC consists of two files: Resources in Education, covering the document literature, and Current Index to Journals in Education, covering the published journal literature. Many of the documents, identified by the ED number, are available full text.

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  • Contains descriptive information and critical reviews of commercially-available standardized English-language educational, personality, aptitude, neuropsychological, achievement and intelligence tests. Contains the text of the Buros Institute's Yearbooks. Tests in Print includes current information about test purpose, publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date, and test authors. This resource does not contain actual tests. (Restricted to 8 simultaneous users.)

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  • Provides online access to abstracts and if available, links to full-text articles on public policy research and analysis from think tanks, university research programs, research organizations and publishers.

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  • Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports, as well as citations to dissertations in psychology and psychiatry. The journal literature spans 1887 to the present. Indexes journal content published by the American Psychological Association that is available through PsycARTICLES. Current chapter and book coverage includes worldwide English-language material published from 1987-present.

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  • Indexes and abstracts articles in the fields of community development; crisis intervention; evaluation research; the family and social welfare; gerontology; policy, planning and forecasting; poverty and homelessness; professional issues in social work; social development; social work education; support groups/networks; violence, abuse and neglect; and welfare services.

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  • Indexes and abstracts journal articles in the fields of social work including homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation, community organization, and more. (Restricted to 12 simultaneous users.)

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  • Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.

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