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SOW 4403: Research Methods - Social Work


SOW 4403: Research Methods - Social Work

Welcome to the library resource guide for Professor Sherman's Spring 2024 SOW 4403 course. The resources contained in this guide will provide you with a starting point for finding information on the topic of your choice. Use the tabs above to access information. Good luck and happy researching!


Following this session you should know how to:

  • Log into OpenAthens (when, how and why)
  • Use the FAU Library Catalog to locate books, videos, and other materials owned by the Library  
  • Understand what peer-reviewed articles and journals are and their importance
  • Understand the difference between electronic journals and databases
  • Become aware of and use the most important databases research a topic in the discipline of social work
  • Create a search strategy
  • Use databases and OneSearch to find information about tests
  • Use databases to find "evidence-based" articles on a topic
  • Use the "Find it at FAU" button to connect to full-text articles in different databases
  • Cite your sources
  • Get additional help
Last updated on Jun 3, 2024 10:30 PM - Guide Creator(s)