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Social Work

Databases for Social Work Students

How to access: The databases can be accessed on and off campus by using your UMary email address and password. 
Best Bets for Social Work

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text

This journal includes information on: criminology; criminal justice; criminal law and procedure; corrections and prisons; police and policing; criminal investigation; forensic sciences and investigation; history of crime; substance abuse and addiction; probation and parole.

ERIC (Education Resource Information Center)

ERIC contains education literature and research from 1966 to the present day. 


APA PsycArticles® contains full-text scientific research articles on psychology. Articles span from 1894 to the present day.

General Databases

Academic Search Ultimate

This database provides access to resources in disciplines ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law, literacy, mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more.


JSTOR provides essential scholarly journals in arts, literature, humanities, and biology.

Medical Databases


This popular database is a cumulative index for nursing and allied health literature resources.

MEDLINE with Full Text

MEDLINE with Full Text provides authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and pre-clinical sciences. 

Health Source - Consumer Edition

This database is a collection of consumer health information on the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.


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eResources Tutorial

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