British Journal of Social Work
This is the key academic journal for your course available online and in print in the Library. It is available online via Onesearch. Use the Oxford Journals link in OneSearch to view the current issues - NB this is only available on campus. If this is not convenient email firstname.lastname@example.org and articles will be emailed to you.
Professional journal for Social care, keeping you up to date with current issues, news and comment. Back issues are available in print but from 2009 onwards it is only available online. In 2011 the magazine ceased and continues online as a website only.
Critical Social Policy
Journal of Social Work
Professional Social Work
Available only in print in Fusehill Library.
Family law journals Two key journals Family Law and Child and Family Law Quarterly are available via Lexis
Key online resources via UoC
Community Care Inform
Aimed at professionals who work with children and with adults, Community Care Inform pulls together policy, guides, research, case law and legislation on a wide range of topics, from adoption to mental health and welfare rights. You will need to use the Shibboleth login on and off campus to get access to the full-text.
Comprehensive high quality sociology research journal collection, mostly full-text.
Collection of journal articles for Nursing and Allied Health, many full-text. Useful for more health based topics such as drugs or mental health.
Sage Premier Journals
Includes a range of key journal titles for Social Work and Social Policy. Click on 'Browse' by discipline to find out which ones.
Taylor and Francis
Includes about 100 journals relevant to social work eg European Journal of Social Work
Academic Search Complete
Full-text multidisciplinary collection of Journal articles.
Proquest Social Science Journals
Full text journals including social work.
Proquest Public Health Journals
Full text journals including social services and welfare.
Law Databases These 2 legal datbases are very useful for looking up the full text of case reports which your tutors may refer to or you find in textbooks
Lexis A legal database which contains amongst others two key family law journals - Family Law and Child and Family Law Quarterly
A large, comprehensive legal online service. The Case Analysis is particularly useful.
Freely available resources
You may need to create your own account to access the following resources or obtain an NHS Athens account if you are eligible.
The Campbell Collaboration is an international research network that produces systematic reviews of the effects of social interventions. It focuses on education, criminal justice, social policy and social care.
A search engine from the NHS for health and social care professionals, providing access to evidence-based health information, NICE guidelines and much more. Download the . You will need an NHS Athens account (if eligible) to access some material
Research in practice for adults
Promoting the use of evidence-informed policy and practice in adult social care. Site contains numerous RiP publications and reports.
Social Care Online
Subject gateway for Social care. The UK's most complete range of information and research on all aspects of social care. Includes research briefings, reports, government documents, journal articles, and websites. Full text may not be available for some resources.