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A core resource covering all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, therapy, education, human services, addictions, child and family welfare, mental health, civil and legal rights, and more.
Identifies materials on Mexican-American topics and about Chicanos; it also includes the broader Latino experience, including Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, Central American immigrants. Includes or has links to full text.
This resource is designed for the everyday consumer of health care information and provides convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Consumers can search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
Covers the full spectrum of sexual diversity issues and gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia. Source documents include professional journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, discussion and working papers, theses & dissertations and other sources.
Coverage of the world's literature regarding Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues. Disciplines covered include civil liberties, culture, employment, family, history, politics, psychology, religion, sociology and more.
Provides data, outcomes, and program impact measures organized by region. Includes data from National Survey on Drug Use and Health; Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality; Substance Abuse Facilities Data from the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services; Mental Health Facilities Data from the National Mental Health Services Survey; and Client Level Data from the Treatment Episode Data Set.
Covers the core disciplines in Women's Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. This database supports curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education.
Open-Access Online Journals
Some of the journals listed below may not allow access to all content within. For example, some journals might restrict access to the most recent issue(s) and only allow free access to older issues. If you cannot get the specific article you want, remember that Interlibrary Loan (https://2214.account.worldcat.org/profile/) is always available to you--more info on ILL here: https://libguides.uakron.edu/illakr
This open access journal "examines the ethical and values issues that impact and are interwoven with social work practice, research, and theory development. JSWVE addresses ethical and value issues that encompass the full range of social problems and issues that social workers encounter. The journal provides the necessary historical perspectives on the development of social work values and ethics, as well as present articles providing value and ethical dilemmas stemming from state-of-the-art developments."
Published by the Society for Social Work and Research, this open access journal focuses on "research that advances knowledge of social problems, programs, and policies. Special emphasis is placed on publishing findings from studies of the effectiveness of social and health services, including public policies and practices. JSSWR publishes rigorous empirical research that advances knowledge useful for designing social programs, developing innovative public policies, and improving social work practice."
A project of the Center for Democracy & Technology through the cooperation of several organizations and collectors of CRS Reports, Open CRS provides citizens access to CRS Reports already in the public domain and encourages Congress to provide public access to all CRS Reports.
This directory lists more than 2,000 academic repositories worldwide. You can search for freely-available scholarly articles, data, and dissertations across repositories or browse the holdings of individual institutions.