Social Work Selector's Toolbox
Bailey, Martha J. 1978. Selecting material for interdisciplinary programs . Special libraries 69, no. 12 (Dec) : 468-474.
Bachand, Robert G., and Pamela P. Sawallis. 2003 Accuracy in the Identification of Scholarly and Peer-Reviewed Journals and the Peer-Review Process Across Disciplines. Serials Librarian, 45(2) 39-59
Baker, D. R. (1992). A structural analysis of the social work journal network: 1985-1986. Journal of Social Service Research, 15(3/4), 153-168.
Chadwell, F. A., & Brownmiller, S. (1999). Heads up: Confronting the selection and access issues of electronic journals. Acquisitions Librarian, (21), 21-35.
Cunningham, Diane. 2003. Assessing and selecting journals for your library's core list. Information Outlook 7, no. 11 (Nov 2003, pp.40-42)
Drott, M. C. 1978. Selecting journals based on search results: A study of variability.In The information age in perspective: Proceedings of the ASIS annual meeting 1978: Volume 15: (4First annual meeting112-114).
Grochmal, H. M. 1995. Selecting electronic journals. College and Research Libraries News 56, no. 9 (Oct 95, p.632-3)
Jacoby, Beth E. 2002 Resource selection for an interdisciplinary field: a methodology. Journal of Medical Library Association. October; 90(4): 393-999.
Jones, J. F., & Jones, L. M. (1986). Ranking journals: A citation study of social work and related periodicals. Journal of the Hong Kong Library Association, (10), 9-16.
Kenneway, M., P. Sutherland, and S. C. Williamson. 2002. Introducing new journals subscription system: the agony and the ecstasy. Learned Publishing 15, no. 4 (Oct) : 302-306.
Mathiesen, S. G., Perry, R., Sellers, S. L., & Smith, T. (2004). Evaluation of social work journal quality: Citation versus reputation approaches. Journal of Social Work Education, 40(1), 143-160.
Mendelsohn, H. N. (1982). Journals in social welfare: A review. Serials Review, 8(1), 9-13.
Siess, J. 2000. Getting control of journal subscriptions. One-Person Library 17, no. 8 (Dec) : 7.
Simpson, P., R. Seeds. 1998. Electronic journals in the online catalog: selection and bibliographic control. Library Resources and Technical Services 42, no. 2 (Apr) : 126-132 .
Weintraub, Jennifer. 1998. The Development and Use of a Genre Statement for electronic Journals in the Science. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship. Number 17
Core Lists of Social Work Journals
An Author's Guide to Social Work Journals . 1997 ( 4 th ed.). Washington, DC : NASW Press.
Journal Citation Reports . Philadelphia, Pa.: Institute for Scientific Information. 2004-.
Rowe, William. 2001. A Guide to Social Work Journals: Journal Information, Ratings & Rankings. Montreal, QC : McGill University, Centre for Applied Family Studies.
Williams, James W. "Journals of the Century in Social Work." In Stankus, Tony [Ed.], 2002. Journals of the Century. New York : Haworth Press..
Lists of social work journals from libraries at institutions that have social work programs.
Columbia University's list of their proprietary and open access E-journals for Social Work
(This is broken into 7 subcategories on this page http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/eresources/ejournals/subjects/index.html )
IUPUI's (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis) Social Work Journals
SDSU (San Diego State University) Core Social Work Journals
Smith College Social Work Journals
University of California-Berkeley Online Journals- Social Welfare Library
University of Michigan's Social Work Library Current Periodicals Subscription List
University of Chicago Social Service Administration Library Journals
Washington University Libraries Full Text Electronic Journal Holdings
Sites that link to social work journals with abstracts or tables of contents and sometimes with full text free online.
BioMedWorld: Social Work Journals
Mental Help Net
From the homepage, select a topic from the pulldown menu. Scroll to the Links section to see if there is a list of journals for your topic. Includes a journal description, a link to the publisher's website, and a rating from Mental Help Net (for those topics that list journals). A rating of "2" is "adequate", "3" indicates "good" and "4" means an "excellent, outstanding."
Psych! Directory Social Work Journals and Publications
Social Work Activist Network's (SWAN's) list of Social Work Publications
SWAN gives links to journals' websites on the free web and lists whether full text, abstracts, or information only is available.
Social Work Journals in the Yahoo! Directory
Social Work Journals listed by NASW New York State Chapter
SOSIG (Social Science Information Gateway): Social Welfare resources sorted by resource type
Scroll down to the Journals (contents and abstracts) and Journals (full text) categories.
Sites that list free full text online journals and have some categories related to aspects of social work.
Directory of Open Access Journals
Categories that are relevant to Social Work include Health Sciences-Public Health; Social Sciences- Education, Gender Studies, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology.
The Free Medical Journals Site sorted by specialty
Specialties listed that are relevant to Social Work include AIDS, Addiction, Palliative Care, Psychology, Psychotherapy, and Public Health.
Blackwell- Social Policy and Welfare
Blackwell- Social Work
Lyceum Books Inc.