Research databases are ideal when you need to conduct a more focused search than the library website provides. Databases contain abstracts, journal articles and conference papers on specific subjects. They are ideal for searching specialist resources in your subject area. You can use the library website for searching across multiple databases but for more specific searching please see the list below of databases that are useful for Social Work. We subscribe to three specific social work databases but the list of other databases will also be useful to use for your assignments.
The databases below may have articles with some relation to social work and cover the humanities and social sciences.
Useful for legal information and cases. In addition please use Nexis and Lexis in the newspaper section.
Use the news tabs in Lexis and Nexis for news stories.
Please note these two databases listed below are from the American Psychological Association.