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About.com: Mental Health Resources: Social Work Resources
Internet Public Library: Social Work
MeL: Social Services, Support, and Assistance
New Social Worker: Web Sites of Interest to Social Workers
Pat McClendon's Clinical Social Work
Yahoo! Social Science. Social Work

Subject Gateways
Health Care Disciplines & Education: Evidence Based Health Care Practitioners Links
Social Science Information Gateway From the UK, this subject gateway covers: social welfare, social work, social services and related areas.

Library Subject Guides
Western Michigan University Libraries. Social Work
California State University. Stanislaus. Library. Social Work Resources on the Web
California State University, Sacramento. Library. Social Work Resources.
O'Keefe Library: Social Work
Rochester Institute of Technology. Wallace Library. Subject-based Internet Resources. Social Work
Shirley's Social Work Resources
University of Michigan. University Library. Social Work Library. Evidence Based Practice in Social Work

Departmental Sites
North Carolina State University. Department of Social Work. Points of Interest Washington University in St. Louis. George Warren Brown School of Social Work. Social Work and Social Services Web Sites

Organizations
National Association of Social Work

Databases and Indexes
Dissertations and Theses (ProQuest) (WMU University Libraries)
Indexes dissertations and theses in all fields from over 1,000 universities. Abstracts are available from 1980 for doctoral dissertations and from 1988 for masters theses. Indexing goes back to 1861. 24-page previews and full text PDF's of the whole dissertation are available from 1997, with some earlier coverage, unless restricted by the author. Those dissertations not available in full text may be requested through interlibrary loan or ordered directly from UMI for a fee.

Family Index (WMU University Libraries)
Selectively indexes over 2,200 journals related to the subject of the family, including parenting, welfare and sexuality. Coverage: 1995-present. Updated monthly.

Mental Measurements Yearbook (WMU University Libraries)
Contains overviews, descriptions and one or more reviews of many English-language standardized tests of educational skills, personality, psychological traits, and related areas. Entries also give references to the print edition (s).

PsycINFO 1887 (WMU University Libraries)
Psychological Abstracts BF 1 .P65 (General Stacks)
Covers world-wide literature in psychology and related disciplines. Journal articles, technical reports, books, book chapters, and dissertations are included. Coverage: 1887-present. Updated weekly.
Use the Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms for subject words: BF1 .P65x 2001 (Education Lib. and Waldo Ref.)

Social Sciences Abstracts (WMU University Libraries)
Indexes over 550 periodicals in anthropology, economics, ethnic studies, feminist studies, geography, human services, international relations, law and criminology, police science, political science, population studies, psychology, public administration, public health, social work, sociology, urban studies, and related social science subjects. Coverage: indexing from 1983 and abstracts from 1994. Updated monthly.
For earlier coverage see the print editions:
International Index to Periodicals AI 3 .R49 (Ref) 1920-1955
Social Science and Humanities Index AI 3 .R49 (Ref) 1966-1974
Social Science Index AI 3 .R494x (Ref) 1974-2000

Social Sciences Citation Index (WMU University Libraries)
(Web of Science) The Social Sciences Citation Index is a multidisciplinary database that indexes more than 1,725 journals spanning 50 disciplines, and selected, relevant items from over 3,300 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals. Disciplines include: anthropology, history, industrial relations, information & library science, law, philosophy, political science, psychiatry, psychology, public health, social issues, social work, sociology, urban studies, women's studies. Because the information about each article includes the article's cited reference list (or bibliography), you can also search the databases for articles that cite a known author or work. Coverage is from 1956 to present. Please LOGOFF, so others may use the database.

Social Services Abstracts (WMU University Libraries)
Indexes over 1,400 serials publications in social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. Includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews. 1980-date. Updated monthly.

Social Work Abstracts (WMU University Libraries)
Index of over 45,000 citations to journal articles in social work and related fields produced by the National Association of Social Workers. Also includes the latest edition of the NASW Clinical Register. Coverage is from 1977 to the present.
Print: HV 1 .N3x (Ref) 1977-1993

Sociological Abstracts (WMU University Libraries)
Indexes an international selection of publications in sociology and related disciplines from over 1,800 journals, serials, books, conference papers, and dissertations. Indexing and abstracting from 1963, and cited references with links from 2001. Updated monthly.
Print: HM 1 .S67 (Ref) 1953-1999

Evidence Based Practice--Social Work
Evidence-Based Practice for the Helping Professions Select A Database
University of British Columbia. Library. Evidence-Based Social Work

Newsletters
Information for Practice

History of Social Work
National Association of Social Workers. Social Work History
Portland State University. Graduate School of Social Work. History
Social Work History On-Line Time-Line
Social Work History Station
University of Minnesota. Social Welfare History Archives

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