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Social Work Research Guide: Getting Started

Resources for students and faculty in the School of Social Work


Search materials owned by the Mansfield Library and many of the library’s databases along with the holdings of 15 Montana academic libraries. 


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Social Work Databases

  • Social Services Abstracts
    Social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development
  • PsycINFO
    Comprehensive index to psychology, psychiatry, literature
  • Sociological Abstracts
    Sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences
  • Web of Science
    Indexes the world’s leading peer reviewed, journal literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities and provides searching of cited references from 1900 to the present.
  • Academic Search Complete
    A database of magazine, newspaper, encyclopedia, and scholarly journal articles in a variety of disciplines.
  • Cochrane Library
  • Ethnographic Video Online
  • JSTOR 
    Scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences, business, and sciences.

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Kim Granath
Kim Granath


Head, Information and Research Services

Public Health Librarian

Mansfield Library Room 328


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