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SOWK 370 Research Guide: Databases/Journals

Explore OneSearch!

Use OneSearch to explore the library's  resources simultaneously from one search box, including articles and e-books from most of the Ort Library's databases 

Search Google Scholar!

Google Scholar Search

Google Scholar provides the option to search for scholarly peer-reviewed articles utilizing the search engine of Google.

You can set up Google Scholar to link to full-text articles from scholarly journals available from the Ort Library. Please see the "Make Google Scholar Work for You" PDF attached below.

Social Work Journals

These are a small selection of the many academic journals in the field of Social Work with full text articles in the library research databases.

Database Resources

A lot of your research will come from journals published in academic journals that have been published electronically and are accessible from the databases at A-Z Databases or Research Port. On this page below, you'll find:

  • Recommended Databases for SOWK 370
  • A short list of Social Work Journals pointing to their full-text database locations
  • An EBSCO Database Demonstration (video)

Recommended Databases

EBSCO Database Tutorial

Thirty of the 60 databases in Databases A-Z  and Research Port share the same EBSCO navigation screen, which means if you become proficient at using one database, you will also be a "pro" at navigating 29 others! Here is a video for conducting a basic search in an EBSCO database.