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Background Info: Reference material and books provide detailed information about specific topics.
Article Databases: Use key social work databases to find new and old journal articles.
Statistics & Data: Many statistics are available in government publications and can provide supportive research.
Psychological Tests: Find published and unpublished tests and surveys.
Organizations: Associations, institutions, and foundations conduct a lot of research and disseminate this research in reports.
Citations: Learn to organize your citations for easier access and properly cite in APA format.
APA PsycInfo This link opens in a new window
Major indexing and abstracting database covering psychology, social work, educational psychology, and related disciplines.
Social Services Abstracts This link opens in a new window
Citations and abstracts for journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, association papers and reviews focused on social work, human services, social welfare, social policy and community development.
Sociological Abstracts This link opens in a new window
Citations and abstracts for journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, association papers and reviews in sociology, social science and policy science.
National Center for Health Statistics
NCHS is the federal governments principal vital and health statistics agency. NCHS provides data on vital events (birth and mortality) as well as information on health status, lifestyle and exposure to unhealthy influences, onset and diagnosis of illness and disability, and the use of health care. The National Survey of Family Growth also includes information on family life, marriage and divorce, pregnancy, infertility, use of contraception, and men's and women's health.