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Research at Health and Human Services Operating Divisions

Tools and data from the Health and Human Services Operating Divisions for scientists, researchers, and the general public.

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American FactFinder

American FactFinder is a search engine that provides access to the population, housing and economic data collected by the Census Bureau. American FactFinder can be used to retrieve data from the 1990 and 2000 Census, Population Estimates, Economic Census and Surveys and American Community Survey (ACS). Some of the data from these programs will not be available for rural communities.

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American FactFinder provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data in American FactFinder come from several censuses and surveys.
Statista

Statista aggregates statistical information on over 60,000 topics from more than 18,000 sources, including market research institutes, trade organizations, scientific journals, government databases, and many other private and public resources.  

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CDC - National Center for Health Statistics

Statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people.  NCHS leads the way with accurate, relevant, and timely data.

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State Health Facts

Health Data for states compiled by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

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North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics

The North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics is responsible for data collection, health-related research, production of reports and maintenance of a comprehensive collection of health statistics.

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Social Workers - Bureau of Labor Statistics

Occupational information for the profession of Social Work.  Includes eduction requirements, average salary, job outlook, etc.

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Resources for Federal and State Legislation

Congress.gov

An essential database for criminology, and public and international affairs, Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information, such as bills, committee reports & hearings.

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presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Publishing Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the LOC's Congressional Research Service.
North Carolina General Assembly

Use this web site as a tool to track bills

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Use this web site as a tool to track bills, find and communicate with your state House and Senate members, and to follow chamber activity, meetings and issues before the General Assembly.
Committee Reports of the U.S. Congress

Congressional reports deal with proposed legislation or issues under investigation. Different types of congressional committees issue different types of reports, includingcommittee reports, conference reports, and executive reports.

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Welcome to the SOCIAL WORK Resources page. Looking for Journal Articles or e-Books? Use Search Widget and Databases Below.

PsycINFO

This database is the American Psychological Association (APA)'s renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books and dissertations. PsycINFO is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health, with ninety-nine percent of the covered material peer-reviewed.

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature, including articles, papers, theses, books, and reports.

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OAIster

A freely-accessible site for searching millions of metadata records in OAIster, a worldwide union catalog of digital resources.

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Oxford Reference Online Premium

Includes 2 million digitized entries from Oxford’s Dictionaries, Companions, Encyclopedias, Essential Quotations and Timelines. Oxford Reference is the premier online reference product, spanning 25 different subject areas.

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Sage Journals Online

Communication Studies, Criminology, Computer Science, Education, Health Sciences, Management & Organization Studies, Materials Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Business, Humanities, Science and Technology, and Social Work. Includes Sage Journals Backfiles 1999-2009.

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Ethnographic Video Online

Ethnographic Video Online is a comprehensive online resource for the study of human culture, behavior and society around the world.

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Ethnographic Video Online is a comprehensive online resource for the study of human culture, behavior and society around the world. The collections contain over 1,300 hours of streaming video, including ethnographic films, documentaries, select feature films, and previously unpublished fieldwork.

Becoming a Caseworker

/guides/sites/default/files/u68/BecomingaCaseworker.PDFCareer guide on becoming a Social Work Caseworker.

Practical Resources for Social Workers

U.S. Census Training Resources Library

This page contains free trainings that have been previously recorded and are available for use at your convenience.

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Pillbox

Website to Aid in the identification of unknown pills, from the National Library of Medicine.

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