The following are some of the databases from the ProQuest Central collection that may be particularly helpful:
Australia & New Zealand Database includes ongoing full-text academic journals published in Australia and New Zealand
Health & Medical Collection covers consumer health, health administration, and related topics
Psychology Database provides coverage of a wide range of topics on clinical and social psychology, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology and social welfare
Social Science Database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines
Sociology Database provides access to international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioural sciences.
EBSCOhost databases and ProQuest databases allow limiting your search to peer-reviewed journals by selecting the box Peer Reviewed journals. In Informit Collection databases type in your search and select an article. Click on Complete Record to see Peer-Reviewed Article Indicator. To identify peer-reviewed journals in Informit Plus Text databases go to Titles on the top menu bar. Browse the list of journal titles. A P indicates a peer-reviewed journal.
Search the Ulrichsweb database. If the journal name has an icon like a little black and white striped referee shirt , the journal is peer-reviewed.
Peer-reviewed journals usually indicate their peer-reviewed status on their website and provide information about their peer-review process. Search the internet to find a journal's home page.
Victoria University Research Repository– Read research papers from VU academics.
Trove – searches across university and government repositories for theses; journal articles; book chapters; music recordings and pictures.
EDT - is the international Electronic Dissertation & Thesis repository search.
Oaister - is a project of the world-wide, Open Archives Initiative movement. Its goal is to create a collection of freely available, full text, academic resources:
Kanopy - Provides access to documentaries, feature films and training videos.
Social Work Online -'The content is structured around twelve of the most important topics in the social work curriculum, most of which are applicable worldwide: children & families, older adults, crisis & trauma, immigration, diversity, school & social work, substance abuse, mental health, health care'.
Counseling and Therapy in Video - Collection of videos for the study of counselling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counselling.