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Writing Research Papers

This section provides links to information which will help you properly cite source materials and avoid plagiarism.

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Library Databases

  • Research Database Locator
    The University of Connecticut subscribes to over 240 Web-Based, commercially-produced research and citation databases.
  • Academic OneFile
    An abstracting and fulltext service which provides indexing to 1550 general interest journals.
  • Academic Search Premier via EBSCOHost
  • Ageline
  • ERIC
    premier national bibliographic database of education literature, 1966+
  • LexisNexis databases
  • PAIS International
    Summaries articles in political, economic, and social issues. Covers the public and social policy literature of business, economics, finance, law, international relations, public administration, government, and political science. 1915-current.
  • PsychiatryOnline
    Full-text books and journals in psychiatry. 1998-present.
  • PsycINFO
    Index to the fields of psychology and related social and behavioral science, including journal literature, technical reports and dissertations, 1887+
  • reQuest
    reQuest is an bibliographic database containing the holdings of most of the public, special, hospital, and academic libraries in Connecticut. Use reQuest primarily to find the location of materials not held by the University of Connecticut Libraries.
    SCOPUS is the world's largest journal indexing and abstracting database with 27 million records covering articles from 14,000 peer-reviewed titles from more than 4,000 international publishers (figures taken from About Scopus - Content Coverage).
  • Social Work Abstracts (SWAB)
    Indexes and abstracts 450 journals in social work and human services, 1977+
  • Sociological Abstracts
    Indexes a variety of literature in all fields of theoretical and applied sociology, 1963+ Sociological Abstracts is international in scope and many foreign language journals are included.
  • [Link to THOMAS Home Page] Thomas : legislative information on the web
  • Westlaw Campus databases

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Electronic Journals and Citations

  • eJournal Locator
    The University of Connecticut Libraries purchases access to over 10,000 journals, and in full text, through various databases and commercial journal providers. The Full Text Journal Locator can be used to determine if a title is available through one or more of the Libraries' electronic resources, and to connect to the database or journal directly.

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Selected Web Sites

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Internet Search Tools

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Associations and Research Institutions

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If you have questions or comments, please contact:
Marsha M. Lee,
Librarian and Liaison to
University of Connecticut
School of Social Work
Harleigh Trecker Library
1800 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
VOICE: (860)-570-9030