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Workers' Compensation Resources & Research

This guide links to scholarly and workers' resources related to Workers' Compensation.


The Workers' Compensation guide is intended for students & researchers at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. The guide provides resources for the John F. Burton Jr. Research Collection on Workers' Compensation, consisting of books, government documents, and original research papers. The guide highlights specific resources such as books, journals, media, web resources and statistical data. If you have any questions about this guide or topic of research, please contact the James B. Carey Library director, Julie Peters.


Search for books, articles and media

Objective and comprehensive research involves searching in more than one place for information. Look for research from books, journals, and media. You can find books, e-Books, journal articles, newspaper articles, documentaries, videos, dissertations, reviews, government documents, datasets and conference proceedings all using the RU Library Catalog, QuickSearch.

Search for trusted web resources

Information overload can happen with just one Internet search. This guide provides a number of trusted web resources to consult including news outlets, statistical and data sources, organizations and agencies and general websites.

Search for special topics

Special topics within workers' compensation are included. Use this guide to get more information on:

  • John F. Burton Jr.'s Workers' Compensation Resources
  • Information for Injured Workers

Need more assistance? 

Feel free to contact Julie Peters with any questions about your research.


The John F. Burton Jr.'s Workers' Compensation Resources offers access to date, research, and other information pertaining to workers' compensation in the United States and other countries when possible. Specifically, the guide provides access to relevant data and articles, the National Commission Report, the Workers' Compensation Policy Review, the WCR Research Report, and the Workers' Compensation Monitor.


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