Information Resources for Social Work
The principal libraries for social work resources and support are the Bute Library and Arts and Social Studies Library. You will find social work books in both libraries. Social work journals are held in the Arts and Social Studies Library. Use LibrarySearch to locate books, journals and other social work resources.
- Databases for Social Sciences
- Electronic journals
- Useful websites:
- Charities - web sites from charities involved in social welfare
- Gateways - browse or search gateways to find a wide range of authoritative web sites
- Official publications - web sites providing access to information about governments and government publications
- Practitioner sites- web sites from organisations providing support and information for social work practitioners
- Public bodies - web sites from Government departments and other public bodies containing information on policy initiatives and legislation
- Research centres - web sites of organisations engaged in research into social issues
- Statistics - web sites providing social work statistics.
The following free tutorials on effective internet searching may be of help. They are produced by Intute: Virtual Training Suite.