Social Work

LABORSTA

Description

NOTICE: 2009 and 2010 data are now available in ILO's new database ILOSTAT ( http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31706) . Please note that LABORSTA is not being updated and gradually will be replaced with ILOSTAT. 

LABORSTAT covers official core labour statistics for over 200 countries for 1969 to 2008. 

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31708
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ILOSTAT

Alternative Titles
ILOStat, ILO statistics
Description

ILOSTAT provides multiple datasets with annual and infra-annual labor market statistics for over 1000 indicators and 230 countries, areas and territories. 

The yearly indicators dataset contains standardized indicators for purposes of greater comparability across countires and relies heavily on the official submission of data by national authorities. The short term indicators dataset contains monthly, quarterly and semi-annual data drqen from official websites of national authorities and is updated on a monthly basis. The EAPEP dataset conatins country estimates and projections of the total population, labor fource, and participation rates by sex and age. 

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31706
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Alexander Street Press

Alternative Titles
Academic Video Online
Alexander Street Video
Description

Search across all video and audio collections provided by Alexander Street Press.  

By making their own account, users can save  and share clips and playlists.  Audio and video recordings can be downloaded to an Apple OS or Android phone, available for 48 hours.

Includes:
American History in Video

Art and Architecture in Video

Audio Drama: The L.A. Theatre Works Collection

Black Studies in Video

Counseling and Therapy in Video, volumes I, II and III

Dance in Video

Dental Education in Video

Engineering Case Studies Online

Ethnographic Video Online, volumes I and II

Filmakers Library Online

Meet the Press

Music Online: American Song

Music Online: Classical Music Library

Music Online: Classical Music in Video

Music Online: Jazz Music Library

Music Online: Opera in Video

Music Online: Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries

New World Cinema: Independent Features and Shorts, 1990-present

Silent Film Online

The March of Time

Theatre in Video

World History in Video

World Newsreels Online, 1929-1966

 

Type
Audio
Video
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31657
Access
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PolicyMap (Free Version)

Alternative Titles
Policy Map
Description
PolicyMap is an online (no software installation needed) US national data and mapping tool and analytics platform. PolicyMap enables users to concentrate on their subject matter rather than having to spend time learning a GIS tool. 
 
PolicyMap is web-based and geared toward users who may not be GIS experts but want to be able to analyze large amounts of data quickly and produce maps, tables, charts and reports with a minimal learning curve for the application itself.
 
This entry links to the free version of PolicyMap, not the subscription version. The University of Michigan does not have a subscription to PolicyMap at this time.
 
Type
Database
Map(s)
Statistics
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30249
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Encyclopedia of Community Corrections

Alternative Titles
Sage Reference Online
Description

Explores all aspects of community corrections, from its philosophical foundations to its inception in the 1970s, through current-day issues on this alternative to traditional incarceration.  Topics include:  the history, development and definitions of community corrections; theory and treatment, classification and risk-assessment; probation; intermediate sanctions; and parole.

Includes a chronology, glossary, references and a resource guide.

Shannon Barton-Bellessa, editor.  2012.

 

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30050
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Encyclopedia of Trauma: an Interdisciplinary Guide

Alternative Titles
Sage Reference Online
Description

Provides an introduction to traumatology: the study of trauma, its effects, and methods to modify effects.  Topics include trauma psychology, military psychiatry and behavioral health, post-traumatic stress and disorder, trauma social work, disaster mental health, and the recent subfield of history and trauma, with an examination of long-term effects of traumas experienced by entire communities and nations, both from natural events (such as Pompeii and Hurricane Katrina) and man-made (such as the Holocaust and 9/11.)

Charles R. Figley, editor.  Published 2012.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30043
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ProQuest Sociology

Alternative Titles
PQ Sociology
Description
ProQuest Sociology gives users access to the full-text of more than 310 journals in sociology and social work. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts. ProQuest Sociology covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more.
Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Most titles are covered from the late 1980s or early 1990s; a few titles begin earlier.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11653
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Child Welfare Information Gateway

Description

A service of the United States Children's Bureau, Child Welfare Information Gateway connects child welfare and related professionals to comprehensive information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. The site features the latest on topics from prevention to permanency, including child abuse and neglect, foster care, and adoption. 

Type
Database
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11587
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Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare

Description

This four-volume e-book features extensive coverage on the profession of social work, human behavior in the social environment, social work practice and social policy and policy practice. Search or browse this book for background information on topics as varied as attachment theory, interventions with the elderly, social work with immigrant and indigenous populations and assessment of organizations.

Type
E-Book(s)
Handbook
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11565
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Tests and Measures in the Social Sciences: Tests available in compilation volumes

Alternative Titles
Helen Hough
TMdb
Description

An index to 139 print compilations, web sites and other resources for test instruments with nearly 14,000 tests and measurements compiled from 1967 - 2013.  This resource does not include the tests but indexes them in order to find them in other published resources. While not an exhaustive index this is an excellent resource to help those who are searching for reliable instruments. It also includes many instruments outside of the social sciences, including many in the health sciences. Tests and Measures in the Social Sciences was developed and is maintained by Helen Hough of the University of Texas at Arlington.

 

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11527
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