Doctor of Social Work (DSW) Research: Recommended Open Resources

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

Open Education Resources

Peer-reviewed Open Access Journals

Open Access means that you don't need a subscription or pay to read the work. So if you need high quality research without paying for articles, start here!

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is a reliable source for open access journals on virtually any topic.

A list of open access journals relevant to social work topics are below.