Databases for Social Work

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Social Work Databases
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Social Work Abstracts

Coverage of more than 450 social work and human services journals.

1977-present more info
Social Services Abstracts

Social Services Abstracts indexes over 1,300+ serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews.

1979-present more info
Family and Society Studies Worldwide

Provides over 1 million bibliographic records drawn from over a thousand professional journals, books, popular literature, conference papers, government reports, and other sources.

1970-present more info
Encyclopedia of Social Work

Co-published by the National Association of Social Workers and Oxford University Press, the Encyclopedia of Social Work is widely considered the cornerstone of reference in its field.

2008-present more info

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Social Work Databases
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Academic OneFile

Contains more than 11,000 academic jounals, the majority in full text and peer-reviewed, and podcasts and transcripts from major news sources.

1980-present more info
Academic Search Complete

Provides full text for over 8,500 magazines and journals, including more than 7,300 peer reviewed titles. Indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 12,500 journals.

1980-present more info

Covers 600 journals, books, book chapters, reports, dissertations, consumer guides, and educational videos focusing on the subject of aging and middle-aged and older adults.

1978-present (selected coverage 1966-1977) more info
Counseling and Therapy in Video

Provides access to actual therapy sessions, re-enacted therapy sessions, and scripted sessions designed by counseling professionals to illustrate common issues and scenarios.

Current more info
ProQuest Social Science Journals

ProQuest Social Science Journals provides access to over 1,000 scholarly journal titles, with around 700 available in full text.

1980-present more info
ProQuest Sociology

ProQuest Sociology provides access to the full-text of more than 310 journals in sociology and social work.

1985-present more info

PsycINFO, from the American Psychological Association, contains over 3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations.

1887-present more info
Sage Knowledge

Sage Knowledge provides full text access to more than 150 social science encyclopedias and over 100 handbooks.

1994-present more info
Social Sciences Citation Index

Part of Web of Science, the Social Sciences Citation Index provides indexing for more than 1,950 journals across 50 social sciences disciplines.

1900-present more info
Sociological Abstracts

Sociological Abstracts indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines.

1952-present more info

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Social Work Databases
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WorldCat (FirstSearch)

Contains over 50 million records cataloged by OCLC member libraries throughout the world: Appalachian State University Library is a member (OCLC member code=NJB).

1000 BC-present more info

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