Key Social Work Article Databases

Arrow Discover Click for more information View a demonstration.
Searches selected article databases simultaneously. Databases include Academic Search Premier, PsycINFO, Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre and Web of Science. Good starting point for undergraduates. 

Arrow Scopus Click for more information View a demonstration.
Excellent coverage of multidisciplinary topics in scholarly journals.

Arrow Social Work Toolkit Click for more information
A collection of resources including expert opinions, case studies, book chapters, summary sheets, and audio and video clips.

Arrow Social Services Abstracts Click for more information
Specialist database for social work and social policy. Not included in Discover.

Arrow Google Scholar Click for more information View a demonstration.
Google’s academic search. Excellent coverage of scholarly journals and good for New Zealand topics.

Other Recommended Social Work Article Databases

Arrow Academic Search Premier Click for more information View a demonstration.
Multidisciplinary database of scholarly and popular literature with good coverage of social work topics. Good starting point, particularly for undergraduates.

Arrow Contains significant New Zealand content Index New Zealand Click for more information
Covers social work and other related disciplines from journals published in New Zealand. Limited direct access to full-text content.

Arrow Contains significant New Zealand content Newztext Plus Click for more information View a demonstration.
Full-text coverage of most New Zealand newspapers and selected magazines. Also searches Scoop (New Zealand government and other press releases) and Index New Zealand.

Arrow Contains significant New Zealand content Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre Click for more information View a demonstration.
A good general source of information on Australian and New Zealand topics.

Arrow PINI: Pacific Islands News & Information Database Click for more information
Full-text coverage of selected South Pacific newspapers and magazines.  Includes Pacific Scoop (press releases).

Arrow Web of Science Click for more information View a demonstration.
Good coverage of scholarly journals in the social sciences.

Arrow PsycINFO Click for more information View a demonstration.
Specialist database covering the behavioural sciences and mental health aspects of social work practice.

Arrow Sociological Abstracts Click for more information
Scholarly international coverage of sociology and related disciplines.

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