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Best Bet Databases in Social Work
  • Social Work Abstracts A Best Bet database
    Summarizes articles in 450+ journals in all areas of social work, including theory and practice, areas of service, social issues, and social problems. 1966-current.
    Limited to 8 simultaneous users.
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  • Social Services Abstracts A Best Bet database
    Summaries of current research on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. 1980-current.
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  • PsycINFO A Best Bet database
    Scholarly articles in psychology, plus medicine, psychiatry, education, social work, criminology, social science, business, & organizational behavior. 1872-present.
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  • Scopus A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles and conference papers on any topic in science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts & humanities. Includes cited references and h-index information. 1996-present for cited reference searching; partial coverage, without references, to 1823.
    Former Web of Science/Web of Knowledge Users: Scopus has several video guides available to help you learn how to use its many functions. Please check the details section for links.
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  • Sociological Abstracts A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles about sociology and other social and behavioral sciences. Includes culture & social structure; economic development; evaluation research; family & social welfare; management and complex organizations; policy planning. 1963-present.
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