Social Work Reference Center is designed to be a digital toolbox for point-of-care social work and mental healthcare professionals. It features evidence-based quick lessons which summarize common conditions and provide best practices in treatment, assessment, maintenance and prevention. There are also evidence-based care sheets which follow a strict 7-step evidence-based methodology and protocol to ensure the best and most current evidence. This database also offers descriptions of clinical assessment tools including psychological tests and attitude measures. Browse the database by diseases and conditions, practices and skills, assessment tools, drugs, patient education and guidelines, statues and regulations, current legislation and continuing education. Content includes information on adolescent health, aging, behavioral and mental health, end of life care, clinical social work and diversity and equality.
The library currently has trial access to this database throught July 17, 2013.
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.
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.
PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). In keeping with NLM’s legislative mandate to collect and preserve the biomedical literature, PMC serves as a digital counterpart to NLM’s extensive print journal collection. Launched in February 2000, PMC was developed and is managed by NLM’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).
PubMed indexes over 4,000 biomedical, nursing, dentistry and related journals, with over 21 million citations in MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE and related databases. PubMed is produced by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and provides links between article citations and relevant data in other NCBI ENTREZ databases, including Nucleotide and Protein Sequences, Protein Structures, Complete Genomes, Taxonomy, and others.
Combined access to all of MLibrary's streaming video collections from Alexander Street Press. Includes American History in Video, Art & Architecture, Classical Music in Video, Counseling & Therapy in Video, Dance in Video, Ethnographic Video Online, Filmakers Library Online, March of Time, Opera in Video, Silent Film Online, Theatre in Video, and World History in Video.
Each film includes a transcript. Clips and playlists can be created, saved and shared. Most videos can be downloaded to a mobile device.
Funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). Collections include: American Family Data Archive (AFDA), AIDS/STD Data Archive (AIDS), Child Well-being and Poverty Archive, Complementary and Alternative Medicine Data Archive, Contextual Data Archive, Data Archive of Social Research on Aging (DASRA), Data Archive on Adolescent Pregnancy and Pregnancy Prevention (DAAPPP), Maternal Drug Abuse Data Archive (MDA), and Research Archive on Disability in the US.
A scientist expert panel selected every study in the data archives based on its technical quality, substantive importance to the field, policy relevance, potential for secondary analysis, and disciplinary balance.
Each data archive provides raw data files, SAS & SPSS data extract program files, SPSS portable files, frequencies, data dictionaries, and detailed user's guides. Search for studies by keyword; search for variables within and across studies by topic, type, or keyword(s) and immediately view the metadata for each variable; view and print the original data collection instruments.
Covers all aspects of violence and abuse, including family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 21,500 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.