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For much of the research that you do in college (and beyond) you will be required to read and understand scholarly articles that focus on the discipline of human services and social work. On this page you will find links to databases that contain a number of articles on human services topics. A database is just a collection of journals and magazines, you can search for articles using keywords.
Human Services Databases
Provides abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. The database includes material of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work.
SocINDEX with Full-Text
Index, abstracts, and full text for articles and other publications in sociology.
Database covering information in all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure.
Index, abstracts, and full text covering complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full-Text
Contains records selected from the most important sources related to criminal justice and criminology. Many of the full-text magazines and journals are peer-reviewed.
Health Source Nursing Academic
Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals, including peer-reviewed journals focusing on many medical disciplines, including nursing.
Provides indexing and abstract coverage of the world's literature regarding Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer issues.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Index, abstracts, and full text covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
The library maintains access to more than 200 electronic journals on social work and human services. Below are some of the highlights from that collection.
Original papers, reviews, news, and notes about various forms of addiction.
Administration in Social Work
Presents research articles and book reviews for human services managers. 18 month delay.
Age and Ageing
Refereed original articles and commissioned reviews on geriatric medicine and gerontology. The range includes research on ageing and the clinical, epidemiological and psychological aspects of later life.
Child Abuse and Neglect
An international, multidisciplinary forum on all aspects of child abuse and neglect, including sexual abuse, with special emphasis on prevention and treatment.
The only peer-reviewed journal devoted solely to the welfare of children.
Family and Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly
Provides information about new ideas for preventing, prosecuting and treating family and intimate partner abuse.
Health and Social Work
The latest advances in areas such as aging, clinical work, long-term care, oncology, substance abuse, depression, and maternal health. 12 month delay.
Journal of Community Practice
Provides a forum for community practice, including community organizing, planning, social administration, organizational development, community development & social change.
Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work
Examines the fast-growing use of evidence-based practice in everyday care, identifying & evaluating cutting-edge theory, techniques & strategies. 18 month delay.
Journal of Human Services
The leading source for the latest research in the profession.
Journal of Social Work
A forum for the publication, dissemination and debate of key ideas and research in social work, it aims to advance theoretical understanding, shape policy, and inform practice.
Publishes articles on all aspects of social work and social welfare that yield new insights into established practices, evaluate new techniques and research, examine current social problems, or provide critical analysis on problems in the profession.
Offers coverage for healthcare professionals, addiction specialists and others engaged in research, education, clinical care, and service delivery and evaluation. It features articles on a variety of topics related to addiction and substance abuse.