Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) is a multidisciplinary index giving access to articles in over 8,000 journals with many available in full-text.
Dissertations & Theses (ProQuest) includes bibliographic citations for dissertations and theses worldwide, from 1861 to the present, with full-text access available for the newer titles, and abstracts available for the older titles.
*Google Scholar provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.
*Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale Cengage Learning) is a resource that utilizes many different sources to provide information on both sides of controversial topics.
Encyclopedia of Social Work (20th ed.) is the best starting point to get references to laws and policies or overviews of social work practice. It is written by social workers for social workers, published by the NASW, and has excellent bibliographies.
Social Work Abstracts (EBSCO) provides abstracts for articles, dealing with the field of social work, in English-language periodicals.
SocINDEX with Full-text (EBSCO) features more than 2,100,000 records with subject headings from a 20,000+ term sociological thesaurus. It also contains full-text for more than 820 journals dating back to 1908, and full-text for more than 830 books, monographs, and 14,636 conference papers.
*Westlaw Campus Research News & Business offers full-text information from Hoover’s Company Profiles and other business publications.
*WestlawNext Campus Research is an intuitive legal research database that offers case law, laws from all 50 states, federal statutes, and federal regulations as well as secondary sources, such as the American Jurispurdence 2d (Am Jur), American Law Reports (ALR) and hundreds of journals and law reviews from leading law Schools.
Note: The databases marked with an asterisk (*) are not part of any search using the Articles & More choice from the library home page.
Ebrary is an electronic collection of full-text, searchable academic books customized for Steen Library. Users can add and remove books from a personalized bookshelf after creating an individual account.
Online Books: Social Service, Welfare, Criminology
A new interactive database engine for data from 1997 Economic Census, 1990 Census, and available data from the 2000 census.
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. Visit often for the latest on a wide range of topics, from prevention to permanency, including child welfare, child abuse and neglect, foster care, and adoption.
East Texas Community Health Needs Assessment (ETCHNA)
ETCHNA represents a major effort to document health issues in East Texas.
NASW Code of Ethics
National Association of Social Workers.
State of Texas Government Information
Contains resources for citizens, visitors, business and government.
Texas Health Facts Profiles
Provide data on: Demography, Socioeconomic Indicators, Medicaid, Natality, Communicable Diseases, and Mortality.
THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet
A service of the U.S. Congress' library. Includes information on activities in Congress, status and text of bills, committee reports, and much more.
U.S. Government Information (GPO ACCESS)
Contains full-text of the Congressional Record, Congressional Bills, Public laws, Federal Register, U.S. CODE, and more.
The Urban Institute
A nonprofit, nonpartisan, policy research organization established in Washington, D.C., in 1968. Full-text publications concerning domestic policy initiatives and government programs are provided.