Welcome to the Social Work subject guide - your guide to using the library resources, services and facilities for your subject.
Use these databases to search for scholarly literature e.g. journal articles, book chapters & reviews, conference reports and proceedings, etc., for your subject area.
You can use Google Scholar to search for academic resources including journal articles, peer-reviewed papers, books and theses.
Use these key databases to search for and access current full-text newspaper and news sources articles, including both UK and international titles.
The Library has access to a large number of newspaper databases that allow you to search for both current and archive content.
Use these databases to search for and view TV news programmes, documentaries, interviews, films, etc.
The academic field of Social Work crosses over with a number of other disciplines. Depending on your research area it may be worthwhile looking at the databases available in other subject areas e.g.
See a full list of subjects and their recommended databases at:
The Library regularly arranges trials to new resources, including databases. It's always worthwhile checking the list of current trials as there could be something available for a short period that is just what you are looking for.