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Social Work 468 - Social Work Research

Prepares students to evaluate research findings and to engage in evidence based social work practice

Problems/Disorders & Treatments

What is an Empirical Article?

What is a Scholarly Journal Article?

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Finding Research Articles for Evidence-Based Practice

To find empirical articles in PsycINFO:

  • Use the "Advanced Search"
  • Type your keywords into the search boxes
  • Scroll down the page to "Methodology," and choose "Empirical Study"
  • Choose other limits, such as publication date, if needed
  • Click on the "Search" button

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 A Link to Basic Steps of Strategic Searching

Encyclopedia of Social Work

Finding Articles in Media

Learning Outcomes and Today's Agenda