Subject guide Social Work

Subject Guide in Social Work.

Databases and articles


  • Discovery
    Discovery is our Search Portal where you can search in many resources at once instead of searching individual databases.You can search for articles, e-books and our printed books in Discovery. Use Discovery if you do not know what database you should search in.
  • Google Scholar
    This is Google's search engine specialized in scholarly web resources and articles.


  • Academic Search Elite
    Articles covering many subject areas.
  • PsycINFO
    Scholarly research findings in psychology and related fields.
  • SAGE journals online
    Articles in full text. About 50 journals in sociology, social work and social policy.
  • Scopus
    Comprehensive citation information and statistics. An alternative to Web of Science. Better coverage in social sciences.
  • SocINDEX
    Articles in full text from journals in sociology and social work.
  • SwePub
    Academic publications at Swedish universities. Search among scholarly articles, conference papers and dissertations etc..
  • Web of Science
    Articles in full text covering many subject areas. Citation information available.
  • Wiley Online Library
    Articles in full text. Journals in sociology, social policy and welfare.
  • More databases at the University of Gävle
Books and e-books
  • LIBRIS is the Swedish national library catalogue where you search for books and dissertations from Swedish University Libraries.
    To Libris

Interlibrary loan

Dissertations and Student theses
  • PQDT Open
    Dissertations from American universities.
  • Theses
  • Search DiVA
    Student theses written and published at the University of Gävle are available in full-text at our database DiVA.
      Student theses from other Swedish universities

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