Key databases

  • Academic Search Complete
    (ASC) is a multidisciplinary database, which contains scholarly journals as well as newspapers and popular magazines.

  • Campbell Collaboration Library of Systematic Reviews
    Database of systematic reviews coverages includes effects of social interventions in Crime & Justice, Education, and Social Welfare. Freely available.

  • CareKnowledge
    is a practice-focused research tool used by Health & Social Care professionals to develop their skills, knowledge and keep up-to-date with the latest information. The database contains journals articles, in-house commentaries, special reports, Government documents and more.

  • Web of Science
    This collection of databases includes the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index and the Index to Scientific and Technical Proceedings.

  • NICE Evidence Search Health & Social Care
    Search for a variety of source materials including primary research and systematic reviews from a range of sources including British National Formulary, Clinical Knowledge Summaries, SIGN, the Cochrane Library and Royal Colleges, Social Care Online and GOV.UK.

    Provides full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group.

  • PsycINFO
    Covers literature, relevant to psychology and includes journal articles, books, book chapters, technical reports, and published dissertations. In addition to "core" psychology topics such as personality or mental health also includes health care, education, business, organizational behaviour, consumer behaviour, criminal justice, artificial intelligence.

  • Social Care Online
    A database offered by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) providing abstracts of social work and social care literature. It contains abstracts of books, central and local government reports, research papers, and publications of voluntary organisations, and articles from a wide range of journal titles - academic, research, practice and news-orientated. Freely available.

  • Social Sciences Citation Index see Web of Science
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