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SW 4580 Social Work Practice 1: Research help

eJournals A-Z

eJournals A-Z

Use the dropdowns to search for an online journal or newspaper title, or search by subject area.
Please use JEWL Search to locate a print journal or search for articles about your topic.

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Recommended Thesis and Dissertation Databases

Need an example of how to write a thesis.  Check out the theses below from MTSU and other universities. These databases are multidisciplinary and contain dissertations and theses from universities in the United States and around the world.

You can also find the "print" copies of MTSU theses and dissertations in the library on the fourth floor in Special Collections. It is open only for the following hours. 

  • Mon-Th: 8:00 a.m -4:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Weekends: Closed

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Long-term Appointments

Long-term appointments are tailored to your specific writing goals and allow you to work at the same time each week with the same tutor so you can really mark your progress. Long-term appointments are reserved for students working on specific goals or projects, including the following:

  • Theses or dissertations
  • Creative projects such as novels, collections of short stories or poetry, graphic novels/comics, etc.
  • Preparing for tests like the GRE, PRAXIS, LSAT, etc.
  • Generalized writing goals like improving grammar usage.

To request a long-term appointment, click here.

How to Read Scholarly Research Articles

Literature review

Web of Science

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Research Methods

Additional libguides about research

Interlibrary loan

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