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Social Work Guide: Find articles in a database

Library research help for students and faculty in the School of Social Work

SLUth Search Plus - Multi-database Search

Is it scholarly?

Here are some characteristics of a scholarly journal:

  • Has an abstract
  • Has author credentials and contact information
  • Divided into sections such as results, discussion, methods, data etc
  • Often includes tables and graphs
  • Is peer-reviewed.

Databases for Social Work

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All SLU databases

Access complete list of over 400 databases provided by SLU.

Where is my article?

If the article is in the database, you will see one of these icons below the citation. Just click on the icon to get to the article.. 

  


Otherwise you will use the    button

This button provides links from library databases to online full text articles, when available. It also helps you search for a print version of the article in the SLU Libraries Catalog. If an article isn't available online or in print, you may request it via ILLiad Interlibrary Loan.


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Having trouble?

Why can't you find any articles?

  • There might be a better database for your topic than the ones you have tried.
  • Using different search terms might give you better results.
  • Save time! Call Rebecca Hyde at 977-3106 or email me at rebecca.hyde@slu.edu. We can also meet in person, just set up an appointment.