Here you will find links to library databases, journals, print books, e-books, and search tips relevant to social policy research.
OneSearch is the libraries' primary discovery tool. It aggregates physical materials at Western Libraries and Summit Libraries across Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Additionally, you can use OneSearch to locate electronic resources available through WWU subscriptions and databases. Below are some subject terms to help you get started:
Library databases are subject-specific indexes of the scholarly literature. In other words, they act as a directory to research articles published across thousands of research journals (incl. peer-reviewed journals) and other publications. Many articles are available in full-text within the databases themselves, but others must be accessed through other library subscriptions or interlibrary loan.