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Human Services Technology Reference Guide

LCC Browsing Areas:

·         B – Philosophy, Psychology, Religion

o   BF – Psychology

·         H – Social Sciences

o   HM – Sociology

o   HN – Social History, Problems, Reforms

o   HQ – Family, Marriage, Women

o   HT – Communities, Classes, Races

o   HV – Social and Public Welfare, Criminology

OUC Reference Resources:

·         Encyclopedia of Sociology, 2nd ed. - HM425 .E5 2000

·         Social Workers' Desk Reference - HV40 .S6464 2002

·         The Social Work Dictionary, 4th ed. - HV12 .B37 1999

·         The Early Intervention Dictionary : A Multidisciplinary Guide to Terminology - HV891 .C63 1993Z

·         Handbook of Psychology - BF121 .H1955 2003

·         Handbook of Child Psychology, 5th ed. - BF721 .H242 1998



OUC Print Journals: 


·         American Journal of Sociology

·         American Sociological Review

·         Behavior Research and Therapy

·         American Psychologist

·         Child Development

·         Child Study Journal

·         Communication Education

·         Communication Reports

·         Counseling Psychologist

·         Human Communication Research

·         Journal of Abnormal Psychology

·         Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis

·         Journal of Applied Communication Research

·         Journal of Applied Psychology

·         Journal of Counseling and Development

·         Journal of Counseling Psychology

·         Journal of Mental Health Counseling

·         Professional School of Counseling

·         Group and Organizational Studies

·         Psychological Record

·         Psychological Science

·         Psychology Today

·         Quarterly Journal of Speech

·         Social Studies

·         Social Education

·         Social Problems

·         Western Journal of Communication


Human Services Databases:


·         Academic Search Complete  - “Indexes nearly 11,000 scholarly and other publications covering various academic areas of study.”  Some full-text   

·         Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection  -  “A comprehensive database of nearly 515 full text titles, covering information on emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.” Some full-text   

·         PsycINFO -  “Index to articles in over 2,000 scholarly journals in the field of psychology and related disciplines.”   Some full-text 

·         Communication & Mass Media Complete  - “Article database that incorporates the contents of “numerous journals on the fields of communication and mass media.” Some full-text   

·         ERIC – “Indexes approximately 900 journals and the ERIC document collection. Covers the field of education and related fields, such as communications.”   Some full-text    

·         Social Sciences Citation Index (ISI Web of Knowledge)  - “Indexes articles and citations from over 1,700 international social sciences journals.”  Some full-text   


Human Services Websites:


·         U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - http://www.hhs.gov/ - Provides policies and regulations concerning human services, as well as resources and a reference collection related to human services.

·         Washington University in St. Louis: Social Work and Social Services Websites - http://gwbweb.wustl.edu/resources/Pages/socialservicesresourcesintro.aspx - This site was created by the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis.  It provides a topical index to a large collection of websites related to social work and other social services.

·         American Public Human Services Association - http://www.aphsa.org/Home/home_news.asp Offers access to issues, policies, news, publications and organizations about and related to human services.

·         Librarians’ Internet Index: Society and Social Science - http://search.lii.org/index.jsp?more=SubTopic14 Offers some of the best Internet resources for the social sciences.

·         Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association (SAMHSA) - http://www.samhsa.gov/ - This website offers links to, and news and statistics about, substance abuse and mental health issues.

·         Ohio Job and Family Services - http://jfs.ohio.gov/ - The website for the Ohio Department of Human Services.