Library Resources for Social Work: Databases

A guide to library resources and websites.

Writing a Literature Review?

Finding Articles

Databases allow you to look for articles. How do ou identify a scholarly article? Check out this cool page! Databases usually have a citation (information about an article such as the title, author, name of the journal or magazine the article appeared in, volume and issue, date, and pages) and sometimes they will also contain an abstract, or summary, of the article.

Databases also often have information about other types of resources - books, essays or chapters, government documents, etc.

Some databases will also have the articles themselves (called the full text of the article). When that happens, you should see a link to an HTML or PDF document. If you do not see a link, click on the "Get it at GVSU" button.

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Behavioral

Social Work Databases

Below I've listed databases specific to social work, social services, or social sciences; keep in mind that depending on your topic, databases in other disciplines might be useful.  In order to see a list of subjects, go to the library homepage, then click 'databases'.

Other Useful Databases

Multidisciplinary Databases

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Tests, Psychosocial

These databases do not contain copies of tests, only reviews.

Subjects: Social Work
  • Last Updated: Dec 1, 2021 10:20 AM
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