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Social Work

Find books, article databases, and trusted websites to explore and research all aspects of social work.

Finding Sources in Social Work

You can search using a General Search of our catalog, or, If you're looking for scholarly journal articles, consider using one of our specialized databases below for better results.

To find strong search terms related to your specific topic, try the following:

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General Search

Journal Databases

Journal databases are specialized tools for finding scholarly articles in academic journals, with advanced options for targeting your search on a specific topic.

If they seem a little intimidating, remember that the librarians are happy to show you how to use them to find the best sources as fast as possible.

General Social Work & Sociology

Mental Health




Newspaper Articles

Newspapers can also be useful sources for Social Work research.

Statistics Sources

If you're looking for data, we have a whole separate page of statistics sources.