Doctor of Social Work (DSW) Research: Find Research Materials

This guide provides links to resources available at USC Libraries for researchers working in the area of social work.

What are scholarly sources?

Scholarly sources are typically publications that have been reviewed by experts within that field before publication. These can include, books, and peer-reviewed journal articles. The resources on this page provide access to scholarly materials. 

Subject-Specific Databases

Browse Databases A-Z

If you know the name of the particular database you want to search then go the browse database A-Z list and search for it in the alphabetical list.

Social Work Databases


To find databases that are useful for Social Work research you can narrow the list to "Social Work' and retrieve a list of databases that specifically index social work journals and related social science disciplines.




Other Useful Databases for Social Work Research

Recommended Social Work Research Journals