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- Databases of Interest to Adoption
Researchers, Policy Makers, and
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Databases of Interest
to Adoption Researchers, Policy Makers,
Statisical tables produced by the National
Center for Health Statistics include
data on the number of live births,
fertility rates, and life expectancy.
Nearly 9 million citations are
searchable through the National
Library of Medicine's MEDLINE database.
Research Information Clearinghouse
offers a searchable database of research
papers and monographs.
National Center on Fathers and Families
has identified nearly 6,000 relevant
article, studies, and reports and made
them searchable by subject area.
More than 500 indicators of state social
policies and family well-being are
tracked in Assessing
the New Federalism, a state-by-state
database developed by the Urban Institute
in collaboration with Child Trends.
National Longitudinal Surveys of Labor
Market Experiences Annotated Bibliography
provides access to a wealth of research
on topics such as family background,
education, employment histories, and
economic well being of subjects from the
National Longitudinal Survey of Youth.
Search the contents of the available
issues of Child
Development Abstracts & Bibliography.
Updated daily, The
AIDS Daily Summary Database provides
abstracts of more than 20,000 articles
about HIV/AIDS-related events in the
news, trends in the epidemic, and
research findings from newspapers, wire
services, medical journals and
National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and
Neglect Information offers a document
database of more than 22,000 records on
child abuse and neglect and child welfare
Global ChildNet Bibliographical Database
offers an international collection of
The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information provides links to major drug and alcohol / health related databases
Sources for Adoption
and Foster Care Statistics
Bureau of Vital Statistics contains
data from 1995.
The state of Arizona reports data from
Care Review Board Annual Report.
Statistical data on the number of adoptions
in the state of California are
provided by the state's information
The number of public agency adoptions
finalized from 1976 through 1996 in Illinois
Statistics on adoptions finalized in Iowa
Dept of Social Services
Public agency adoption statistics from Ohio
from 1990 through 1995 are at
Fiscal year 1997 data from Oregon is
compiled by the Oregon
Department of Human Resources, Services
for Children and Families.
1996 and 1997 foster care and adoption
statistics for the state of South
has numbers for international, public,
and independent adoptions finalized in
The most current national public agency
adoption and foster care statistics are
available at http://www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/cb/stats/index.htm
For statistical data on international
adoption consult the US
State Department homepage.
Monthly updates on the number of children
adopted from China is maintained at http://www.fwcc.org/95adoptions.html.
Guide to Adoption-Related Literature
is a current guide to adoption
Resource Center for Family Centered
Practice Bibliography Index contains
75 topical bibliographies.
A bibliography of selected law review
articles related to the Indian Child
Welfare Act has been compiled by the Indian
Child Welfare Law Center.
A number of bibliographies on topics such
as disruption and transracial adoption
are available at AdoptINFO
along with other research based
information on adoption.
Bibliographies on adoption disruption and
professional social work issues are at http://184.108.40.206/refs.htm#adopt
A bibliography of New Canadian Adoption
Research Writings in 1998 is available from the
Adoption Council of Canada.
Vietnamese Adoptee Network
Link to a list of researchers
investigating international adoption:
To track current legislation
To obtain statistics collected and
maintained by the federal government
To search the Federal Register, the
Congressional Record, United States Code,
and GAO Reports
An extensive list of famous adoptees
is maintained by Roger
Search the Library
of Congress catalog as well as the
catalogs of nearly 200 other major
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