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SOW 6404: Social Work Research

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SOW 6404: Social Work Research

Welcome to the library resource guide for Professors Howard and Sherman's Fall 2022 SOW 6404 courses. 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 to the left to access information. Good luck and happy researching!

Objectives

Following this session you should know how to:

  • Log into OpenAthens (when, how and why)
  • Use the FAU Library Catalog to locate books and other materials owned by the Library
  • Know what a peer-reviewed article is and determine if a journal is peer-reviewed 
  • Understand the difference between electronic journals and databases 
  • Become aware of and use the most important databases for conducting literature reviews in the discipline of social work 
  • Create a search strategy
  • Use the "Find it at FAU" button to connect to full-text articles in different databases 
  • Search multiple databases at one time using OneSearch
  • Locate other authors that have cited an article of interest using Web of Science
  • Cite your sources
  • Get additional help

Library Hours Boca Raton & Partner Campuses

Fall 2022 Semester Hours (Boca Raton):

The library building is open for the Fall 2022 semester from 7:40 am - 12:00 midnight, Monday-Thursday, 10:30 am - 6 pm on Saturday, and noon - midnight on Sunday (see our hours page for any changes).

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Partner Campus Library Hours:‚Äč

Last updated on Oct 7, 2022 3:19 PM - Guide Creator(s)