VCU Libraries

Research Guides

SLWK 311: Social Work and Oppressed Groups

Find Statistics

Do a Google Search (not Google Scholar) and restrict to the .gov domain

Examples:

hate crimes refugees prevalence OR incidence OR statistics site:.gov

gender employment discrimination statistics site:.gov​ 2013..2017

 

If you don't find what you're looking for above, the Guide below provides options for searching population, education, health, economic and labor statistics at the national and state levels.

Search VCU Libraries

 

Tips for Searching VCU Libraries

When you search the VCU Libraries collections you must capitalize the AND between words.  Try out a variety of terms and use truncation (*) where needed. For example:

  • ageism AND social work*
  • gender AND status
  • muslim female* AND stereotyp*
  • cultural difference* AND perception*
  • cultural diversity AND attitudes
  • LGBT social movement*
  • history AND transgender movement

NOTE: After you run a search, select "Material Type" Books.

Searching in the VCU Libraries: Part 1

Learn how to use the VCU Libraries Search.  To see how to narrow down your initial search, see Searching in the VCU Libraries: Part 2.