Social Work

Online Library Induction


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

361.3 Social Work Practice
362.2 Social Work: Mental Health
362.3 Social Work: People with Learning Disabilities
362.4 Social Work: People with Physical Disabilities
362.6 Social Work: Elders
362.7 Social Work: Children
362.82 Social Work: Families including Domestic Violence



Athens is a service that lets you access all of the colleges resources online from an offsite computer. You can follow a link which has been sent to your college email address (e.g. in order to activate your account.


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 guidance and counselling
British journal of learning disabilities
British journal of psychology
British journal of social psychology
British journal of social work
British journal of sociology
Child and family social work
Children and society
Community development journal
Critical social policy
Journal of policy and practice in intellectual disabilities
Journal of practice teaching in health and social work
Journal of social work
Journal of social work practice
Mental health, religion and culture
Social policy and administration
Social work education

Useful Websites

British Association of Social Workers
   CORE   free open access journals in full text.  
   DOAJ  Directory of Open Access Journals  

Palgrave Macmillan Social Work Toolkit

Social Care Institute for excellence

Last modified: Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 11:06 AM