Social Work Resources

Academic OneFile (Gale) – scholarly database containing journals, podcasts, and transcripts

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) - comprehensive database of scholarly journals

Business Source Premier (EBSCO) – scholarly business journals and publications (formerly Thomas) – find federal legislative information such as bills and resolutions, activity in Congress, committee information, and more.

Criminal Justice Collection (Gale) - Search a subset of Gale Academic and General OneFile journals covering law and law enforcement.

Guide to Social Work, Social Science, and Religion in Periodical Literature – index to periodicals covering religion and social science

Health Reference Center Academic (Gale) – nursing and allied health journals, plus personal health information sources

Health Source – Consumer Edition (EBSCO) – consumer health articles and information

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO) – scholarly journals in many medical disciplines; includes medical dictionary

JSTOR - a collection of core scholarly journals, many going back to the first volume. Emphasis is on back issue coverage and does not include the current 3-5 years, unless Gordon has a current subscription to the journal. JSTOR provides long term preservation for journals.

Medline (EBSCO) – authoritative health and medical information

Oxford Reference Online: Social Welfare and Social Services – Find definitions, biographies, and more from Oxford reference titles.
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PsycINFO (EBSCO) – index for psychology journals, books, etc. with links to many full text articles

Sage Journals Online - a searchable collection of scholarly online journals published by Sage, covering many subject areas including social work and social policy


BPL Sociology Resources
Boston Public Library (BPL) electronic resources are available to anyone who lives, works, or is a student in Massachusetts. You must first take a few minutes to sign up for a BPL eCard.



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