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SOCW 6305 - Research & Knowledge Building in Social Work Practice

This guide provides information resources for students who take the SOCW 6305 class (Research foundation for Social Work).

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This guide provides information resources for students taking SOCW 6305.  It contains tips on how to effectively search for scholarly literature/information. You can navigate the site by clicking the tabs on the dark gray navigation bar above.

Empirical Articles

What is an empirical article? "Empirical studies are reports of original research.  These include secondary analyses that test hypotheses by presenting novel analyses of data not considered or addressed in previous reports. " (Publication Manual of the APA, p. 10)

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PICO Worksheet and Search Strategies

Books on Research Methods for Social Work