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This guide will help you identify some key resources related to Social Work available from Portland State University Library. Use the tabs above or the links below to navigate through the pages of the guide.
1) State Stats
State Stats is an online resource that compiles statistics in the areas of importance to social work such as crime and law enforcement, economy, education, employment and labor, health, households and housing, population, and social welfare. Data included comes from government and non-government sources. Users can find statistics as well as analyze data patterns, compare data sets, create and export reports and visuals, and explore data with an interactive map.
2) Oxford Bibliographies of Social Work Topics
A scholar-curated library of discipline-based subject modules, OBO is designed to direct researchers to exactly the right chapter, book, website, archive, or data set they need for their research. Each entry is a selective guided tour through the key literature on a topic, receives multiple peer-reviews as well as Editorial Board approval, and is designed to facilitate a research experience with no dead ends.
Select for the Social Work subject area, then browse or search.