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Social Work Databases

Global Road Warrior
This database from World Trade Press is dedicated to excellence in giving country information with discussions about 175 countries and 121 topics for each of the countries. It emphasizes a country's culture, history, language, education, and global travel.  

Peace Research Abstracts
The index contains over 200,000 records from sources such as The Journal of Peace Research, and The Journal of Conflict Resolution.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) Global: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection
This is the premiere database for full-text access to dissertations and theses for humanities, social sciences, education, religion, and business.

Social Work Abstracts
Produced by the National Association of Social Workers, the database provides citations and abstracts for the leading social work and human services journals, many with links to full-text.

SocINDEX with Full Text
This database provides full-text access to hundreds of journals, books, and conference papers. Also covers journals in criminology and criminal justice, religion, and social work.

Social Work Reference e-Books

American Families in Crisis: A Reference Handbook
American Families in Crisis: A Reference Handbook covers the varieties of crises impacting modern-day families and the intervention techniques designed to resolve them.

Encyclopedia of Drugs - Alcohol & Addictive Behavior - 3rd Edition
Encyclopedia of Drugs - Alcohol & Addictive Behavior explores the social, medical, legal, and political issues related to drugs and alcohol and associated behaviors. Includes emerging topics and developments in the many fields of addiction studies.

Encyclopedia of Social Work
Published by the National Association of Social Workers in conjunction with Oxford University Press, The Encyclopedia of Social Work provides brief articles on and overviews of topics important to the social work field. This resource is also available in print in our reference collection (Ref HV12 .E53 2008).

Social Work Websites

ACA: American Counseling Association
The website for the American Counseling Association provides access to their publication Counseling Today to non-members, as well as information about the ethics of counseling and job searching. A Counseling Directory, which allows you to search for a counselor by location, name, and specialty, is also available.

Field Educator
The Field Educator is an open-access online journal published by the Simmons School of Social Work. The journal promotes the exchange of knowledge among the social work field education community.

National Association of Social Workers
The official website of the National Association of Social Workers has many features that are available to non-members, such as a managed care directory, NASW JobLink, links to local NASW chapters, and links to other relevant and/or scholarly resources online.

Social Psychology Network
Devoted to psychological research and teaching, this large website promotes social work, peace, social justice, and sustainable living.