Answered By: Mimi O'Malley
Last Updated: Jan 04, 2017     Views: 12

You may certainly search "forensic social work" in the Search Everything field.  Put it in parentheses or quotations to capture the entire phrase, otherwise you'll get results coming up with forensic or social or work in their title, abstract, or content.  

Another search strategy is to determine what databases focus in your discipline and search the databases individually. Since social work is your core subject area, you might want to search Social Work Abstracts or Sociological Collection databases. Use the above search technique using forensic social work in parentheses or quotations.  Also run searches using consider different keywords. For example, what are synonyms for forensic? Try scientific method.  Run searches using a variety of keywords to narrow or broaden your search results. The following video may be of help.