Peer-reviewed articles are a very important source of research for social workers, but did you know that there is a whole world of research beyond these types of articles. Governments, think tanks, and non-profit agencies informally publish all kinds of research papers & data that can help supplement your research. You can search through PolicyFile to help you locate these types of reports. You can find a link to PolicyFile here: http://libguides.bc.edu/c.php?g=44098&p=279994
Please let us know if you have any questions about using this invaluable resource!
Did you know that the BC Libraries have two youtube videos designed to help you use Holmes?
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Boston College’s School of Social Work community has a growing interest in immigrants and migrants in the United States. Social Work Library staff members are seeing an increasing number of reference questions that focus on the welfare of immigrant/migrant community in the United States. In order to meet this research need, the librarians created a new guide to doing immigration research. It features recommended journal databases, websites, statistics, and news sources. You can view the guide here.:
Please let us know if you have any questions about your research!
The Social Work Library Staff