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Social Work Subject Guide   Tags: social_work  

Guide to social work-related resources available in Hunt Memorial Library, Fort Valley State University.
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About this Subject Area

Social work is described as any of several professions designed to provide social services to individuals and families in need.

Research Databases

  • AgeLine  Icon
    The Ageline database is produced by AARP. Ageline provides bibliographic coverage of social gerontology, which is the study of aging in psychological, health-related, social, and economic contexts. The delivery of health care to the older population and its associated costs and policies is particularly well covered, as are consumer, employment, and public policy issues.
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print  
    MMYB contains full-text information on commercially-available, standardized English-language tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas.
  • ProQuest Social Science Journals  Icon
    ProQuest Social Science Journals is a definitive resource for those who need access to a variety of scientific journals. The database includes over�570 titles, with more than�340 available in full text. ProQuest Social Science Journals provides information on hundreds of topics, including:

    Addiction studies
    Urban studies
    Family studies
    International relations
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
    This database includes articles from 410 full-text journal covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.
  • PsycInfo
    PsycINFO, American Psychological Association's (APA) resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. It contains over 2.5 million citations and summaries, and ninety-eight percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed.
  • SocINDEX with Full Text  Icon
    SocINDEX with Full Text features over 1 million records with subject headings from a sociology-specific thesaurus designed by expert lexicographers. This database also contains abstracts for over 1,000 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895. Indexing for books, monographs, conference papers, and other sources is also included.
  • Sociological Collection  Icon
    Sociological Collection includes more than 475 full-text titles. It provides information on all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture, and social structure.

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