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Social Work: Databases

Finding Articles by Topic or Journal Title

Consult these databases to find journal articles on specific topics. To locate journals by their title, use the Online Journal Portal.

Click this link to view a brief tutorial regarding how to use the Online Journal Portal.

Social Work Databases

Encyclopedia of Social Work offers more than 400 overview articles on key topics ranging from international issues to ethical standards.

View this tutorial for suggestions regarding how to search the Encyclopedia of Social Work.

SocINDEX with Full Text provides full-text, peer-reviewed journals covering topics including social work, criminal justice and gender studies.

View this tutorial for suggestions for effective searching in the SocINDEX with Full Text database. 

PsycINFO includes peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health.

Gender Studies Collection offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

View this tutorial for suggestions for effective searching in the Gender Studies and Diversity Studies Collection databases.

Diversity Studies Collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the social science, history and liberal arts.

Additional databases are available on the library's website.