HD 300: Administration in Human Services Settings

Scholarly Articles

Scholarly Articles


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Access the online database below to find scholarly articles.

Multidisciplinary Databases

Academic Search Premier

  • A good general database to search for academic journals, newspaper, or magazine articles.  You can narrow your results by clicking on the publication type on the left.  

Google Scholar

  • An academically-oriented database powered by Google.  It includes scholarly articles as well as reputable websites and books.  Click on Get-It! @ CSUSM to retrieve or request the full text of the articles.

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Available via EbscoHost: A comprehensive international database of psychology, covering the academic, research, and practice literature in psychology from over 45 countries in more than 30 languages.

Some full-text; plus links to full-text via Get-It 1887 to current All
Sociological Abstracts

Provides access to the latest international findings in theoretical and applied sociology, social science, and political science.

Links to full-text via Get-It 1963 to current All
Social Services Abstracts

Abstracts of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development.

Links to full-text via Get-It 1980 to current All

A national database of education literature, including reports and journal articles.

ALERT! Within ERIC search results: IF the "Link to ERIC full text" does not work, try the "Get It!" link.
Links to full-text via Get-It 1966 to current Some
CINAHL Complete

CINAHL, the Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature, provides indexing for articles from 5,400 journals in the fields of nursing and allied health. This database provides full text access to more than 1,300 journals dating back to 1937.

Links to full-text via Get-It 1937 to current Most
Google Scholar CSUSM

Link to citations and full-text from your CSUSM Library databases and beyond!

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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about groups in The Cochrane Collaboration.

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Academic Search Premier

This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.

Some full-text; plus links to full-text via Get-It 1975 to current Most
Social Work Abstracts

This database provides access to social work and human services journals from 1965 to the present. Topics include addictions, therapy, child and family welfare, civil and legal rights, mental health, education, and human services.

Links to full-text via Get-It 1965 to current Most

Statistical Data

Statistical Data

Program Funding

Program Funding


Grant opportunities can be found directly from the websites of agencies and organizations offering those grants, or from other websites and databases that collect information on grants.

You may find it helpful to go up to the book stacks to browse the shelves. All of the books on the same shelf/area will be on a similar topic, so this is a good way of finding materials you might not have otherwise found by searching the book catalog. Try going up to the book stacks and browsing the following call number ranges:

HD62.6 Non-profit management

HF5686.N56 Non-profit finances / evaluation

HG177 Grants and grant-writing

HJ197 Non-profit finance

HV701-1420.5 Human services programs for children

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