Bibliography/Citation Style Guides
APA Online and Snell Reference Stacks BF76.7 .P83 2010
ASA American Sociological Association Style Manual provided by OWL at Purdue University and Snell Reference Stacks HM586 .A54 2007
DSM 5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition) is available online
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences: IBSS contains over 2 million citations and abstracts to articles, books, book chapters in the social sciences and for interdisciplinary research.
International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences is a specialized resource covering all aspects of social and behavioral sciences.
Massachusetts State Portal links to State Offices, Courts and has an A-Z list of state agencies
Sage Handbook of Qualitative Research in Snell Reference Stacks H62 .H2455 2005
Use your myNEU account to access these news sources when off-campus.
LexisNexis Academic has up-to-date information and allows you to search for newspapers, periodicals, public records, and legal documents, often within 24 hours of publication, and in some cases going back 20 years. Most documents are available in full text
Worldpress.org: News and Views from around the World provides articles from Africa, Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East, and Front Page news.Useful source for international human services information.
Administration and Policy
National Association of Social Workers (NASW) the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies
The Official Website of of the Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) for Massachusetts, provides information for consumers, providers, researchers and the government.
Social Psychology Network, maintained by Scott Plous, Wesleyan University, contains over 16,000 links related to psychological research and teaching. Includes directories, new stories and discussion forums for students and professionals.
Office of Public Policy and Research (PP&R) and HUD USER provides information on housing needs, market conditions and programs to help develop cohesive, economically healthy communities.
Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities, an affilication of eight research centers established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2003.
Planning for Long Term Care, a guide developed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
AARP, formerly known as American Association for Retired Presons, is a non-governmental organization advocating for the interest of persons aged 50 and over. Their webpage links to information on aging and the 50+ generation, focial, psychological, econonmic, policy, and healthcare aspects of aging.
Annie E. Casey Foundation: Helping Vulnerable Kids and Families Succeed website includes the KIDS COUNT® project,a national and state-by-state effort to track the well-being of children in the United States.
Poverty and Welfare
National Poverty Center (NPC) at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan was established as a university-based, nonpartisan research center conducting and promoting multidisciplinary, policy-relevant research.
Open Development, World Bank resource.
Poverty Measurement Studies and Alternative Measures a link to new methods of measuring poverty levels from the National Academy of Sciences.