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Journals and Databases
- Check out Journals and Evidence-Based Resources to stay up-to-date with what is happening in the field.
- Search Databases for full-text articles, book chapters, conference papers, etc. by keywords.
Journals & Evidence-Based Resources
Journal of Health & Social Policy
Articles on health, social policy issues, policy formation and implementation aimed at professionals in the health care and social work fields.
Social Programs That Work
Identifies those social interventions shown in rigorous studies to produce sizable, sustained benefits to participants and/or society.
Journal of Social Research & Policy
This journal aims to host primarily articles based on policy research and methodological approaches of policy topics.
American Journal of Public Health
Articles of original research, research methods, program evaluations, analytic reviews, including health policy analysis and reports on health policy. Coverage: 1971-present
Campbell Collaboration Library
An international research network that produces systematic reviews of the effects of social interventions.
Social Work Databases
POLICIES, LEGAL AND LEGISLATIVE STUFF:
Health Policy Reference Center
A comprehensive database covering all aspects of health policy. With full-text for more than 300 industry-leading journals, it supports decision-making, planning and research in a variety of healthcare system areas. Coverage dates: varies.
Policy File Index
Contains full-text reports from over 300 active think tanks, research organizations, and advocacy groups about current research on virtually every public policy issue. Includes international coverage as well as in-depth coverage of U.S. domestic policy organizations.
In-depth description and analysis of current and controversial issues, excellent background reports, viewpoints from different sides of each issue.
Status of current legislative issues including bills and amendments in Congress, committee and floor activity, as well as debates and roll-call votes. Coverage dates: 1983 - present
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
A collection of full text articles about current issues and events. Each topic is presented with points of view (pros and cons) from each side of the issue. Coverage dates: varies.
SocINDEX with Full Text
Peer-reviewed journal articles for topics in anthropology, criminal justice, social work, and sociology. Coverage dates: 1895 - Current.
Family & Society Studies Worldwide (FSSW)
Coverage of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of Family Science, Human Ecology, Human Development, and Social Welfare. FSSW covers popular issues as well as meeting the requirements of professionals in all fields of social work, social science and family practice. Coverage dates: 1970 to present.
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Polling the Nations
Full text of 700K questions and responses from 18k+ public opinion surveys and 1700+ polling organizations. Polls for the U.S and more than 100 other countries. Data on all the pressing social issues of the day.
HeinOnline is the world's largest fully searchable PDF image-based, government document and legal research database.
PsycInfo (APA PsycInfo)
Scholarly journals, books, videos, technical reports, and dissertations covering all aspects of global behavioural and social sciences research. Coverage dates: 1887 – present
ERIC - EBSCO
Articles and reports about education from the U.S. Department of Education. Coverage dates: 1966 - present
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
Peer-reviewed articles for topics in criminal justice. Coverage dates: 1968 - present