Social Work

Foundation Directory Online

Alternative Titles
FDO, FC Search, Foundation Center Search, FCS
Foundation Directory Online (FC Search)
Foundation Directory Online Professional
FDO, FDOP, FC Search
Description

Profiles over 105,000 U.S.-based foundations, describing programs, areas of funding, types of support, geographic emphasis, trustees & officers, application process, deadlines, high, low & average grants, and lists of recent grants made. Also provides access to recent tax returns for private foundations as submitted to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (Form 990-PF's). Updated biweekly.

Type
Directory
Coverage
Current "Professional" Edition.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9593
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CQ Researcher

Alternative Titles
CQ Researcher Plus Archive
Editorial Research Reports
Description

CQ Researcher is noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports are published weekly in print and online 44 times a year by CQ Press, a division of Congressional Quarterly Inc. Each single-themed, 12,000-word report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist. The consistent, reader-friendly organization provides researchers with an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1923-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9565
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PAIS International: Public Affairs Information Service

Alternative Titles
PAIS International (Public Affairs Information Service) (CSA)
PAIS Archive
Public Affairs International
Description

Contains references to nearly 2 million journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, research and conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, etc. concerning public affairs and public policy worldwide.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1915-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9553
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Women's Studies International (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
Women's Studies International (EBSCO
Description

Women's Studies International™, produced by NISC, covers the core disciplines in Women's Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. This database supports curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education. It's sources include: journals, newspapers, newsletters, bulletins, books, book chapters, proceedings, reports, theses, dissertations, NGO studies, Web sites & Web documents, and grey literature. Women's Studies International includes the following database files: Women Studies Abstracts, Women's Studies Bibliography Database, Women's Studies Database, Women Studies Librarian, Women of Color and Southern Women: A Bibliography of Social Science Research, and Women's Health and Development: An Annotated Bibliography.

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9501
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Gender Studies Database (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
Ebsco Gender Studies Database
Women's Studies International
Men's Studies Database
Description

Gender Studies Database™ combines NISC's popular Women's Studies International and Men's Studies databases with the coverage of sexual diversity issues. Gender Studies Database covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia. Several thousand links to freely available and indexed full-text articles and documents on the Web are available. Source documents include professional journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, discussion and working papers, theses & dissertations and other sources. This source may be searched together with the LGBT Life database.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1972 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9483
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Encyclopedia of Social Work

Alternative Titles
NASW Encyclopedia of Social Work
Description

Covers all aspects of social work. Topics new to the 20th edition include: demographic changes from immigration, technology, the implications of managed care, faith-based assistance, evidence-based practice, gerontology, and trauma and disaster. Co-published by the National Association of Social Workers and Oxford University Press.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
20th edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9489
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Mental Measurements Yearbook

Alternative Titles
Mental Measurements Yearbook [Ebsco]
MMY
Description
The Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) provides descriptive information and edited reviews of more than 7,000 commercially available testing instruments in areas including psychology, education, business, and more. The MMY is produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products. To be included in the MMY, a test must be commercially available, be published in the English language, and be new or revised since it last appeared in the series. Coverage: Volume 1 (1938) through the present.
Type
Database
E-Book(s)
Coverage
Vol. 1-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9401
More Information
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Web of Science (All Databases)

Alternative Titles
ISI Web of Knowledge, WoK
Description

Provides cross-search of multiple databases: Web of Science Core Collection (including Science, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Book, and Conference Proceedings Citation Indexes), BIOSIS Previews, Chinese Science Citation Database, Current Contents Connect (tables of contents), Data Citation Index, MEDLINE, and Zoological Record.  Also provides links (at top edge) to Journal Citation Reports, and (under "Additional Resources" at lower left) to Index to Organism Names and Science Watch.

Type
Search Engine
Coverage
1900 - (Varies by database.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9187
Mobile Version
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NCJRS - National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database

Alternative Titles
NCJRS
Description
The National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database contains summaries of more than 185,000 publications including: Federal, State, and local government reports; books; research reports; journal articles; and unpublished research. Twelve core periodicals are comprehensively abstracted, and many more periodicals are routinely examined. Subject areas include corrections, courts, drugs, law enforcement, juvenile justice, crime statistics, domestic preparedness, and victims.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1970-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9143
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
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ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

Alternative Titles
PQDT, ProQuest Digital Dissertations (PQDD)
Dissertation Abstracts, Diss. Abs., Diss Abs
Index to Theses
Description

Indexing & authors' abstracts for most doctoral dissertations and some masters theses accepted each year in the United States and Canada (since 1861), plus thousands more from Great Britain and Ireland (since 1716), and selected other universities around the world (as far back as 1637).  Includes full-text (in PDF) of most* dissertations submitted at University of Michigan and the 14 other CIC/Big Ten Universities since 1997. 

[Note: Currently access is also provided to the full text of many additional dissertations from additional institutions, but this expanded full text access is temporary.]

*Two factors cause a certain percentage of dissertations not to be included:

1) Authors of dissertations have the right to restrict access to the full text of their dissertation from all ProQuest databases and document delivery services if they so choose.  Some publishers recommend or require blocking of access to the full text of a dissertation as a condition of publishing a revised version of a dissertation as a scholarly book.  If access to a dissertation listed in ProQuest has been restricted by the author, a notification of this appears in the full record display, to the right, above the MGet It button.

2) Increasingly, universities are requiring that doctoral degree candidates deposit their dissertations into the university's online repository, and changing submission to ProQuest from a requirement to an option.  For example, as of 2012, University of Michigan requires deposit of dissertations into its Deep Blue online repository, and no longer requires submission to ProQuest.  To the extent that authors elect not to submit their dissertations to ProQuest, its listings for dissertations will become gradually less complete over time.  (Its listings for dissertations filed at U-M in 2012 are about 80% complete.)

Type
Article Index
E-Book(s)
Coverage
1637 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9069
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