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UALR Ottenheimer Library

SOWK 7350 - Social Welfare Policy & Resources

Recommended Databases

Looking for journal articles on a specific topic? Try searching one or more of the following databases.

Legal Research

Hein Online - Provides full-text coverage of law journals that will cover the court decisions on legal issues of social policy.  The court cases included in the database will also provide background on how laws impact the programs and policies overseeing the daily life of those in need or assistance.  Full-text of US laws can be accessed here as well.  In addition to federal laws, state laws are available as well. 

Newspaper Sources

While newspapers will not provide scholarly articles, they will provide anecdotal stories about the subject and allow you to see how is incorporated in facilities and programs around the world.

Hint: Article Delivery Service

The Library provides current UALR faculty, students and staff with free electronic delivery of journal articles and book chapters from the print and microform collections of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. For additional information and directions consult the Article Delivery Service page.