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A citation management tool that enables you to:
- Organize your research
- Include citations while you write your paper
- Build a bibliography in a variety of formats
- Import references from library databases and Google Scholar
- Sync your EndNote Web to Desktop account
Alkek Library also has a Style Guide that covers APA as well as other citation styles.
What's new in APA 7th edition?
Learn tools and techniques to make your research more efficient and enjoyable. Most workshop sessions are 50 minutes with hands-on practice, so you can apply what you have learned immediately to your projects.
Try Start Your Research first! Search results can be limited to citations from Peer Reviewed journals.
Coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy from 1960 - Present. Reports are published weekly in print and online 44 times a year by CQ Press, a division of Congressional Quarterly Inc. Each single-themed, 12,000-word report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist. Reports include an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.
Scholarly research in education & education-related social issues. All levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, & testing. 1900-present.
Education journals & documents (research reports, evaluation studies, curriculum guides & lesson plans collected by the U.S. Dept. of Education). 1966-present.
Family & Society Studies Worldwide
Research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of family and society studies. Some linked full text articles. Citations to conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, discussion and working papers, statistical documents, theses and dissertations.1970-present.
Family Studies Abstracts
Family studies, marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. 1936 to present
Points of View Reference Center
Provides a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides 200 topics, each with an overview/objective background, point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). Contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including 600 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. The database also offers guides to debate, developing arguments and writing position papers.
Peer reviewed journal articles and books in psychology, counseling and related fields, such as sociology, linguistics, medicine, law, physiology, business, psychiatry, and anthropology. Includes international material selected from more than 2,500 periodicals in more than 27 languages. 1887-present.
Rand State Statistics
View, download, graph, and map current statistical data for the state of Texas and the U.S. in several categories including Business and Economics; K-12 Education; Higher Education; Energy; Environment, Resources & Weather; Health & Health Care; Crimes, Prisons & Courts; Social Insurance & Human Services; Population and Demographics, Transportation & Travel: Federal, State, and Local Government, Income Expenditure, Wealth & Poverty; Labor Force, Employment & Earnings.
Social Sciences Full Text
Covers anthropology, community health and medicine, economics, environmental sciences, geography, international relations, law and criminology, police science, planning and public administration, psychology, psychiatry, political science, sociology, and social work. 1983 to present
Social Services Abstracts
Social work, human services, social welfare, social policy, & community development. 1980-present *
Social Work Abstracts
Citations and abstracts for articles in social work and social welfare periodicals. 1977-present
Sociology, anthropology, economics, education, medicine, community development, philosophy, political science, demography, and social psycholog. 1952-present. *
Sociology Source Ultimate
Sociology, anthropology, criminology, criminal justice, demography, economic development, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, politics, religion, rural sociology, social psychology, social structure, social work, sociological theory, sociology of education, substance abuse, urban studies, violence, and welfare. 1895 to present
Library guide outlining grant-related resources available via University Libraries.
* Not searched in Start Your Research
Google Scholar can be a useful tool when collecting research information. Settings can be updated to display:
Library Links - FindIt@Txstate
Bibliography Manager - EndNote
To find out if a journal is considered Refereed/Peer-Reviewed, check the Ulrich's database by doing a search for the title of the journal. Many library research databases accessible allow searches to be limited to articles published in Peer-Reviewed journals.
Streaming Video Collections
The Library also offers a number of streaming video databases. Below are a few that would be especially helpful for Social Work: