Social Work

This page will help you get more out of your Library resources for your assignments, projects and dissertations in Social Work

Independent Research - getting started

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How to identify different sources of information and links to useful books and ebooks.

For some assignments, our Discovery Service will give you enough sources to work with. Sometimes you may want to try specific databases or journals - perhaps your lecturer has recommended particular names as a good way of finding articles. This page lists key sources for Social Work:

• Developing advanced search strategies

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How to search systematically for literature. From the initial stages of understanding your vocabulary to using advanced features in databases.

• Databases

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Collections of specialist, subject specific journal literature.

• Statistics

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Links to databases and online sources of statistics

Bob gives anyone in UK Universities access to television and radio programmes from 75 free-to-air channels. Search the archive of over 2.2 million broadcasts and watch films, documentaries, news programmes and more. It is the permanent archive for BBC1 London / BBC2 / BBC4 / ITV London / Channel 4 / More4 / Channel 5 / BBC Radio 4 / BBC Radio 4 Extra.

Find some great tips about how to use BoB in these short videos.

Additional access instructions:

For use in the UK only.


• Kanopy 

A unique collections of films including award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases on every topic imaginable. Content can be searched or browsed.

 

Referencing

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Guidance and support for referencing in APA7 and links to information on reference management software

Your Subject Team

 Hannah Britcher

Faculty Librarian

email sciencelibrarians@port.ac.uk

phone (023) 9284 3227

 Marie Smith

Assistant Faculty Librarian

email Marie.smith@port.ac.uk

phone (023) 9284 3339