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Social Work Subject Guide: Research & Reference
NCHS Survey Measures Catalog
Search and browse questionnaires, scales, and measures about child and adolescent mental health used by the National Center for Health Statistics when collecting data about the well-being of children.
This innovative full-text newspaper resource allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section or other fields, eliminating random searching through newspaper archives. InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
Produced by the Buros Center for Testing at the University of Nebraska, this database provides a comprehensive guide to contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the series contains information for evaluating test products in psychology, education, business and leadership.
The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about Cochrane groups.
Access to Cochrane Library is now provided through MyLMU
"academics", "library" and look for Cochrane Library under "Quick Links. For a direct link to instructions click here
Tennessean (1812 - 2002)
The Tennessean full text articles from 1812 to 2002.
Tennessean (2002 - Present)
The Tennessean full text articles from 2002 to present.
Great Web Stuff
Spotlight on Poverty
A non-partisan, non-profit initiative that "brings together diverse perspectives from the political, policy, advocacy and foundation communities." Includes overview of issues in poverty, research, data, and videos.
Reference Books Online
Gale Virtual Reference Library (now Gale E-Books)
Designed specifically for students, faculty, and researchers, Gale’s eBook platform, GVRL, delivers titles covering the most-studied subject areas using technology built for today’s student workflow. GVRL is optimized for search, accessible simultaneously from any device, integrated with Google, and loaded with tools to encourage bookmarking, downloading, sharing, and more.
Oxford Reference Online
Bringing together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford University Press’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias,Oxford Reference is the premier online reference product, spanning 25 different subject areas.
Credo Reference Collection
Provides access to the full text of hundreds of top quality reference books in all major subjects ranging from art and literature to psychology and social sciences to religion and technology, as well as bilingual and biographical dictionaries. Provides access to a multitude of Topic Pages on various subjects, which include subject overviews as well as links to associated journal articles, resources from e-books, and relevant images.
Academic OneFile is a comprehensive, up-to-date and easy-to-use resource for serious academic research. It is home to nearly 14,000 indexed titles, including more than 10,000 peer-reviewed journals and more than 6,500 in full-text. Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects makes Academic OneFile both authoritative and comprehensive.
Statistics & Data
Source for national, state, and community health data on over a thousand indicators covering physical health, mental health and substance abuse, violence, and family and community indicators of well-being.
Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health
Provides to national, state, and regional data findings for hundreds of indicators of child well-being. Includes data on emotional and mental health, family, community, and neighborhood factors.
Older Americans: Key Indicators of Well-Being
A bi-annual national report measuring 37 key indicators to portray aspects of the lives of older Americans and their families.
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