Social Work

Criminal Justice Abstracts (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
Crime and Delinquency Literature
CJA
Description

Criminal Justice Abstracts, the criminology database from Sage Publications, Inc., contains comprehensive coverage of international journals, books, reports, dissertations and unpublished papers on criminology and related disciplines. Prepared in co-operation with the Criminal Justice Collection of Rutgers University Library, Criminal Justice Abstracts covers crime trends, crime prevention and deterrence, juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, police, courts, punishment and sentencing. The database contains indexes and summaries of international journal articles, books, and governmental and non-governmental reports on virtually any topic in criminal justice. This information is indispensible for academic institutions and government agencies and departments where researchers are studying criminal justice, sociology, social work, law, and education.

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11167
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Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice (SAGE Reference Online)
Sage e-Reference , e Reference
Sage eReference , Encyclopedia of Activism & Social Justice
Description

This encyclopedia is a way to meld our scholarship and our activism, intended to bring together a much-needed synthesis of diverse scholarship on both traditional and emerging forms of social, cultural, and aesthetic activism occurring both within the conventional political arenas and outside them, as well as perhaps crossing back and forth between the increasingly fuzzy boundaries. Ed. by Gary L. Anderson and Kathryn G. Herr.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2007
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10835
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Counseling and Therapy in Video

Alternative Titles
CTIV
Counseling & Therapy in Video
Alexander Street Press
Description

An online video collection for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. Contains over 800 videos of counseling and therapy sessions, lectures, documentaries, and more. Videos can be searched and browsed.  All include transcripts. Users can save clips and make and share playlists of selections.  Includes three modules: Counseling & Therapy in Video I, II and III.

Type
Video
Coverage
Includes CTIV V. 1, CTIV V. 2 and CTIV V. 3
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10669
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Congress.gov

Alternative Titles
Thomas: legislative information on the internet
Thomas
Description

Offers full-text bills and bill tracking back to the 93rd Congress (1973) and also Congressional committee information. Produced by the Library of Congress and originally named in honor of Thomas Jefferson, Congress.gov offers full-text searching for bills from the current Congress, bill summary and status from 1973 to present, and full-text committee reports from 1995 to present. Also provides links to other government resources and information on the legislative process.

Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
Full text of bills and resolutions: 1989-##Bill summary and status: 1973-##Committee reports: 1995-##Presidential nominations: 1987-##Treaties: 1967-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10659
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SAGE Knowledge

Alternative Titles
Sage Reference Online
Sage eReference, Sage e-Reference , e Reference
Description

Sage Knowledge is a searchable collection of over 130 scholarly encyclopedias in the social sciences and other fields, including: anthropology, communication, education, geography, health, history, law, management, politics, psychology, and sociology.  Also includes handbooks and texts in the Debates and Disability reference series

Previously known as Sage Reference Online.

Type
E-Book(s)
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2002-2012
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10561
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AgeLine (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
Age Line
gerontology
Description

AgeLine, produced by the AARP, focuses on the population aged 50+ and issues of aging. AgeLine is the premier source for the literature of social gerontology and includes aging-related content from the health sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, economics, and public policy. This database indexes over 600 journals, books, book chapters, reports, dissertations, consumer guides, and educational videos.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Coverage is from 1978 to the present, with selected coverage from 1966-1977
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10563
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Peace Research Abstracts (EBSCO)

Description

THis database includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains 115,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10555
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Social Explorer

Alternative Titles
SocialExplorer
Description

Social Explorer provides easy access to demographic information about the United States, from 1790 to present.  Create maps and reports based on decennial censuses of 1940 to 2010 and the American Community Survey.  Includes over 40 billion data elements and 335,000 variables.  Includes demographic and  economic data, religion, election and carbon emissions data.

Type
Map(s)
Statistics
Coverage
1790-present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10387
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SimplyMap

Alternative Titles
Simply Map
Description

SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application that allows you to create thematic maps and reports using demographic, business and marketing data. Data can be downloaded for use with other software such as Excel and GIS.

SimplyMap requires users to log in to save their work and use it again later.  Users who do not wish to create a personal account may log in as a guest

Type
Numeric Data
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10353
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Race Relations Abstracts (EBSCO)

Description
Race Relations Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. Records are selected from many of the top titles within the discipline, including Race, Ethnicity & Education and Ethnic & Racial Studies.
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10199
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