Health and Social Care

Online Library Induction


The areas of book stock relating to Health and Social Care can be found in the main sequence at the following classification numbers. Any numbers after 372 can be found within the lending collection upstairs.

305.26    Ageing                                           
362.61 Ageing and Social Policy
611 Anatomy and Physiology
362.4 Caring for people with disabilities
305.231  Children and Society

We have in stock some DVDs and videos which may be relevant to your subject. They can be found within the subject areas. These can be borrowed for 7 days or alternatively


Athens is a service that lets you access all of the colleges resources online from an offsite computer.


The library stocks journals related to your subject. Journals can be borrowed for one week at a time. The current issue cannot be borrowed but is available for reference. You may photocopy one article from any one issue. The linked Journals are available to view online through Athens.

Adoption and fostering
British journal of learning disabilities
British journal of social psychology
British journal of sociology
Children and society
Community development journal
Critical social policy
Journal of dementia care
Journal of policy and practice in intellectual disabilities
Journal of practice teaching in health and social work
Mental health, religion and culture
Mental health today
The Psychologist
Social policy and administration
Therapy today
Welfare rights bulletin

Useful Websites   Social Care Institute for Excellence [Free registration]   Social Care Online database    An open access, online only general  medical journal dedicated to publishing research from all disciplines and therapeutic areas with full text. 

Useful Reports

Life course influences and well-being in later life

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