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Social Work Resources

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Maintains citations and abstracts for journal articles, books, and dissertations in psychology about human behavior from 1879 to the present.

Includes citations of journal articles, dissertations, and conference proceedings focused on social work, human services, social welfare, social policy, and community development.

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Contains citations and abstracts to journal articles and other materials related to aging.

Maintains a clearinghouse for evidence-based child welfare programs and practices.

Provides access to systematic reviews, usually international in scope, in education, criminal justice, and social welfare.

Provides indexing for more than 3,000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. 

Comprised of full text, evidence-based reviews of clinical trials and healthcare/medical interventions.

Offers videos for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. Includes counseling cessions and demonstrations, consultations, lectures, presentations, and interviews.

Offers citations, abstracts, and full text articles in scholarly journals on crime trends, prevention and deterrence, juveniles, police, courts,and sentencing.

Indexes education documents (ED), and education journal articles (EJ), from 1966 to the present. Covers all educational levels and aspects of education. Full text journal articles (EJ), and education documents on microfiche (ED 1966-2003), are still available. Click on the information icon regarding the status of full text ERIC documents(ED).

Google Scholar searches the academic, scholarly Web for peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles. Searching Google Scholar from the Portland State University Library will identify full text articles available from PSU Library resources as well as open access articles from other universities and colleges.

Indexes and contains full text of  international literature regarding gay, lesbian, bisexual, transexual, and transgender issues.

Features citations to the international literature on post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health consequences of exposure to traumatic events.

Offers the DSM-V:Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th ed., the APA Practice Guidelines, and the American Journal of Psychiatry (AJP) in advance.

Maintains citations and abstracts for journal articles, books, and dissertations in psychology about human behavior from 1879 to the present.

Indexes citations to journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, and conference proceedings in the field of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.