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Research Toolkit workshops are designed to address the most common challenges students face in doing college-level research, including navigating databases, locating relevant sources, and making sense of information once it is found.
Search hundreds of scholarly, subject-specific reference titles in many topic areas, including the arts, business, education, history, the sciences, technology, literature, and the social sciences. Excellent for in-depth overviews of terms or concepts. Search individual e-books or whole collections.
The 11th edition of Social Work Speaks is a comprehensive and unabridged collection of policies adopted and revised by the NASW Delegate Assembly in 2017. The Delegate Assembly, NASW s key policymaking body, meets every three years. The policy statements set the parameters for NASW s positions and actions on a broad range of public policy and professional issues.
Hein Online Academic is a full-text research collection offering U.S. federal publications such as the U.S. Code, Federal Register, treaties and agreements, U.S. and state appellate court opinions, federal legislative histories, presidential documents; a collection of legal classics; and constitutions of the world.
In addition to general searches, check the US Federal Legislative History library.
Note that HeinOnline also includes articles in law review journals, which are often useful for context of public policy impacts and current debates.
Focus on national and global public policy issues such as human rights, public health, the environment, housing, international commerce and conflict. Articles from scholarly journals, conference papers, trade publications and government documents provide up-to-date information on a broad range of worldwide contemporary topics.
Limited Use: 4 users at a time. Produced by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), this collection provides indexing and abstracts for more than 500 social work and human services journals. Coverage includes therapy, education, human services, addiction, child and family welfare, mental health and more.
Search extensively indexed books, monographs, and conference papers. This index features citations with subject headings from a sociology-specific thesaurus designed by expert lexicographers. SocINDEX covers all subdisciplines of sociology such as anthropology, criminology, demography, ethnic, racial, and gender studies, marriage, family, and social structures, and social work.
QuickSearch combines results from many search tools for you to review in one list. Results come from the Wright State catalog and hundreds of library databases including all of our Ebscohost databases, JSTOR, the Web of Science, and others.
You can search for keywords (words found anywhere in a description of a book, including the table of contents). When you find a book that interests you, you can find similar books by clickon on any highlighted subject heading. You might want to try some of these subject headings.
Browse, download, or compare statistics from over 225,000 data series published since 1982. Categories include elections, floor votes, campaign finances, interest group scores, economics, demographics, and other topics useful to political analysts. Includes descriptions of each data series source and date.
Includes local, state, and business statistical categories. Search data series for all U.S. States and the District of Columbia, or by counties, cities, and metropolitan statistical areas down to the zip code level. Download data or use data visualization tools.