Resource Guide for Social Work

Multidisciplinary database covering social sciences, humanities, education, physical and life sciences, and ethnic studies. To learn how to search Academic Search Premier, check out this interactive tutorial: https://ou-tulsa.libwizard.com/f/searching_academic_search_premier_ou

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Provides access to transcripts of therapy sessions, diaries, letters, autobiographies, oral histories, and personal memoirs. Also includes access to major reference works addressing topics in counseling and mental health. Full text.

Collection of online video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. Includes video of counseling session demonstrations, consultations, lectures, presentations, and interviews.

ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, is an online library of education research, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. Materials indexed include journal articles and research reports (ERIC Documents). Some full text available. To learn how to search ERIC check out this interactive tutorial: https://ou-tulsa.libwizard.com/f/how_to_use_ERIC

Newspapers, magazines, and periodicals of the ethnic, minority, and native press. Some full text available.

Provides a systematic way to evaluate the world's leading science and social science journals with quantifiable statistical information based on citation data. Measures research influence and impact at journal and category levels, and shows the relationship between citing and cited journals.

Provides access to materials in African-American Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, General Science, History, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Sociology, Statistics. It is a digitized archive of the backfiles of selected scholarly journals. Full text available.

Mental Measurements Yearbook provides information and reviews about standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas. Tests in Print serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. It includes test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date, and test author.

Covers psychology and related disciplines in the behavioral sciences. Materials indexed include journals, book chapters, books, and dissertations. Some full text available. To learn how to search PsycINFO, check out this interactive tutorial: https://ou-tulsa.libwizard.com/f/psycINFO.

Indexes and abstracts journals in all areas of the profession, including theory and practice, areas of service, social issues, and social problems.

Multidisciplinary index covering topics in the sciences, social sciences and humanities. It is the electronic equivalent of the Arts & Humanities Citation IndexSocial Sciences Citation Index, and Science Citation Index. Some full text available.

Gives readers of research in the social and behavioral sciences an easy-to-use reference work for statistical concepts and methodological terms. also enables people to be informed consumers and critical readers of research works that otherwise might be inaccessible to them. As always, every definition is “nontechnical.” This means that definitions are written in ordinary English whenever possible, and they contain no formulas.

An introduction to international social work. Addresses difficult topics such as healthcare, violence against worm, war and conflict, and forced labor in a way that encourages students to think critically, research the issues, and become involved.

This second edition features new articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world. Includes fields that are emerging and maturing; highlights the expanding influence of economics in social science research.

Presents social work from the perspectives of clients, practitioners, and caregivers. A range of people were invited to take stock of how social work is currently being done, and what should be taken into the future.

Published quarterly, Child Maltreatment (CM) is the official journal of APSAC, the nation's largest interdisciplinary child maltreatment professional organization. The objective of CM is to foster professional excellence in the field of child abuse and neglect by reporting current and at-issue scientific information and technical innovations in a form immediately useful to practitioners and researchers.

Mandatory reading for all professionals who work with families, including: family practitioners, educators, marriage and family therapists, researchers, and social policy specialists. Content emphasizes family research with implications for intervention, education, and public policy; publishing original, innovative and interdisciplinary works with specific recommendations for practice.

Dedicated to improving practice and advancing knowledge in social work and social welfare. Articles yield new insights into established practices, evaluate new techniques and research, examine current social problems, and bring critical analysis to bear on problems in the profession.

Information about research datasets and instruments/indices employed in Health Services Research., Behavioral and Social Sciences, and Public Health with links to PubMed. Rather than being an archive of datasets and instruments themselves, the HSRR is a searchable online database of records, i.e., categorical descriptions of datasets and instruments.

Mental Measurements Yearbook provides information and reviews about standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas. Tests in Print serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. It includes test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date, and test author.

Provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about each test, its development, and administration. Full text available for some instruments.

Sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research (AHRQ) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, NQMC is a searchable public repository and website for information on specific evidence-based health care quality measures and measure sets. NQMC is sponsored by AHRQ to promote widespread access to quality measures by the health care community and other interested individuals.

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