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Social Work

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

Designing and Doing Research

Research and Synthesis Tables 

Research Tables and Synthesis Tables are useful tools for organizing and analyzing your research as you assemble your literature review

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If you are learning how to do a research project in Social Work, you will find detailed descriptions of a variety of research methods using these books and links.

Look below for examples of empirical research.

Examples of Research

The place to find actual pieces of original research (empirical studies) is in journal articles. They will include examples of different research methodologies. Find journal articles by searching the databases listed here.

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