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Social Work: Find Articles using Databases

Whitney M. Young Jr., School of Social Work Clark Atlanta University

What is a Database?

A databases are electronic centers of information that are organized and searchable.

 Library databases provide access to academic journals, full-text articles, e-books platforms, newspapers, magazines, images collections, music, data sets, statistics & demographics, and government publications. There are over 200 databases available in the Library. 

Some databases are purchased by the library through a subscription for the use of the Atlanta University Center students, faculty and staff.  You need your Remote Assess to get to subscription library databases when you not on campus. .

What is a Scholarly Article?

Frequently Used Databases

One of the most efficient ways to locate articles on topics related to Social Work is to use the library's research databases. These databases are selected to provide access to research and information from journals in every discipline. For a complete list of databases available from the Robert W. Woodruff Library click here.  When connecting to these resources from off-campus, you must enter your Remote Access Account  before you are allowed access.

online News and News Papers

How to Evaluating Resources