Social Work

Oxford Handbooks Online

Oxford Handbooks Online is an outstanding collection of the best Handbooks areas across many different subject areas. One of the most prestigious and successful strands of Oxford’s scholarly publishing, the Handbook series contains in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field. Though the Library does not subscribe to the entire complement of Handbooks we have acquired the subject collections for Music and Sociology as well as  selected titles in Religion, Business  and Politics.

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Sociological Abstracts

Sociological Abstracts, and its companion file Social Services Abstracts, cover the international literature of sociology, social work, and related disciplines in the social and behavioural sciences. It provides abstracting and indexing of articles and book reviews drawn from thousands of serials publications, plus books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers, and working papers.


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Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

ProQuest Sociology Collection

ProQuest Sociology provides access to Sociological Abstracts, Social Services Abstracts, INTELECOM Sociology Video Collection and the other bibliographic databases in the Sociology Collection. The database includes over full text 310 titles, covering the wide range of sociological and social work topics. The database provides research support for both students and professionals in academic, government, and public research environments.


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Indigenous Peoples: North America

Primary source materials pertaining to Indigenous Peoples in Canada and the United States including historical experiences, traditions, political status, and more.

Indigenous Peoples: North America provides access to primary sources that will enhance research and increase understanding of the historical experiences, cultural traditions and innovations, and political status of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and the United States, and the intersection of Indigenous and European histories and systems of knowledge. Types of primary sources made available include manuscripts, monographs, newspapers, photographs, motion pictures, images of artwork, and more.


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Oxford Very Short Introductions

Concise introductions to a wide range of subject areas including climate, consciousness, game theory, Islamic history, economics, and more. Entries written by experts in the field, synthesizing facts, analysis, and new ideas to make difficult topics readable and accessible.


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Research Methods in Social Work


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