For quick access to high quality information for your assignments, try the links on these pages.

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After looking at your online reading list, try these to help with your assignments

The Campbell library produced by the Campbell Collaboration, is a collection of systematic reviews relating to the effects of social interventions in areas such as crime, social welfare, education and international development. At the site, scroll down to Topic Browse and choose Campbell Subject Categories.

Look at the systematic reviews for your subject or view resources such as policy documents.


An online archive of documents published by the UK Government and related bodies made freely available by the Institute of Education, University of London

Research and analysis on a wide variety of topics including social policy and education produced by impartial experts in the House of Commons Library.

This short video explains why this is a great source to try.

Over 250 unlimited access in-depth guides to current and classic research across a range of subject areas. If you can't access something via this site, put the book title into our general Portsmouth catalogue as we have some titles via Ebook Central instead.


Your Subject Team

 Anne Worden

Faculty Librarian


phone (023) 9284 3243

 Sharon Bittner

Assistant Faculty Librarian


phone (023) 9284 3234