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. Both scholarly and popular sources are useful when doing research. While scholarly sources are not perfect, the extensive publication process includes many steps for verifying facts, and identifying conflicts of interest which is important for social work practice and education.
In the database, Journal Citation Reports - select Browse Categories. Then select the tab Journal Ranks, and use the filters on the left to select the subject.
The selected journals below include scholarly, peer-reviewed social work research. You can access other journals on the USC Libraries website by using the Journals search. Under FIND, select Journals.