Social Work Research Guide
Find articles on social work
Social Services Abstracts - current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas
PsycINFO - psychology journals and various other types of psychology-related sources
Social Sciences Index - covers the fields of anthropology, economics, geography, law and criminology, political science, social work,sociology, and international relations
Sociological Abstracts - covers sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences
Others to consider:
CINAHL - covers health, nursing and medicine
MEDLINE - strong on medicine, physiology and human biology
NCJRS - includes federal, state and local government reports and journal articles in the areas of corrections, courts, drugs and crime, law enforcement, and juvenile justice
Browse selected electronic journals
For more journals on social work, public health & welfare, browse our Journals List.
OneSearch - Articles
Books in the CSUMB Library
OneSearch lists books and videos in CSUMB Library's collection.
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Books at other libraries
MOBAC Monterey Bay Regional Library Catalogs to search library catalogs in the Monterey Bay region
Melvyl to search library catalogs of the University of California
WorldCat to search library catalogs from around the world
CSUMB students, faculty and staff may use CSU+ Resource Sharing (a service integrated into OneSearch) for ordering books and media held at other CSUs and the ILLiad Interlibrary Loan Request Form to borrow books found using the MOBAC regional catalogs, Melvyl, or WorldCat.
Organizations and statistics
Administration for Children and Families - ACF includes policy and planning links to several statistical reports including statistics on adoption/foster care, Head Start programs, and child abuse.
Childinfo.org - Sponsored by UNICEF,this site includes international statistics on issues such as HIV/AIDS, education levels, and infant mortality. UNICEF’s online publications “The State of the World’s Children” and “Progress for Children” are also available.
Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) - Provides reports, charts, studies, and more in the topic areas of child poverty, child health, and education. Much of the data retrieved is found in the online report from CDF, “The State of America’s Children.”
National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect - Maintained by Cornell University, data archived on child welfare and maltreatment allows for secondary analysis. Nearly all data sets are free.
See also the many links on the Statistical Information page.