DSM 5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition) is available online
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services page links to dictionaries, publications and reports, statistics and other resources.
HealthMeasures provides free access to hundreds of self- and proxy-report measures from the four measurement systems, along with information to help users select, administer, score, and interpret measures
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.
Massachusetts State Portal links to State Offices, Courts and has an A-Z list of state agencies
Sage Handbook of Qualitative Research in Reference Storage.
World Health Organization includes information about health topics, countries and data in global perspective.
Websites of Interest by specialization
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.
Campus Safety Magazine, an open access resource, often contains articles related to school and college mental health, such as
Takiing a Community-Based Approach to Mental Health
Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities, an affiliation 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 Persons, 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, social, psychological, economic, 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
Poverty Solutions is a University of Michigan initiative with the aim to find solutions to alleviate poverty through 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.
World Bank Blogs--click on All Blogs to get a list of links to blogs from the World Bank