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This search will link to full-text of articles Rod Library owns & will work both on- and off-campus.

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This search will link to full-text journals to which Rod Library subscribes. Search by publication title or use Citation Linker to enter citation information.


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Focused Databases

  • Social Work Abstracts
  • Social Services Abstracts
    Research on human services, family services, social work, and social policy.
  • Family & Society Studies Worldwide
    Database designed specifically for research in Family Services.
  • PsycINFO
    Psychology and behavior. Can limit by type of research.
  • Sociological Abstracts
    Large database covering all the social sciences.
  • Gender Studies Database
  • ABI/Inform
    Business database that also covers research on nonprofit organizations.
  • PubMed
    The database for medical and health sciences.
    (This link provides the Find it! @ UNI software for off-campus access).
  • ERIC
    Research in education.
  • Criminal Justice Database (ProQuest)
    Search a comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.
  • Criminal Justice Abstracts (EBSCO)
    Criminal Justice Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering areas related to criminal justice & criminology. It contains more than 200,000 from the most important sources within the discipline. Subject areas include: criminology; criminal justice; criminal law & procedure; corrections & prisons; police and policing; criminal investigation; forensic sciences & investigation; history of crime; substance abuse and addiction; probation and parole. Over 270 titles with cover-to-cover coverage.

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P = Problem or Population

I = Intervention/Influence

C = Comparison (optional)

O = Outcome

T = Time (optional)

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