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Social Work 329 Research: Social Services Abstracts

Library resources & services to assist students taking SW 329. (created Jan, 2010)

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Social Service Abstracts

Social Services Abstracts indexes journals from social work, human services, social welfare, social policy disciplines.

-allows option to limit to peer reviewed journals


Search tips for most databases:

-"use quotes for phrase searching"

-use boolean operator "AND" to narrow search.
 place "AND" between different aspects/terms of search

-use boolean operator "OR" to expand search.
 place "OR" between similar terms

i.e.
"social work" AND "child abuse"

-to locate research based empirical studies add these keywords (research or study or studies) to one row of search boxes.

i.e.

"social work" AND "child abuse"

AND

research or study or studies

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