Academic Search Complete This multidisciplinary database contains scholarly journals as well as newspapers and popular magazines. Coverage of nearly every area of academic study.
CareKnowledge This is practice-focused research tool for students, academics and qualified Health & Social practitioners to use to develop their skills, knowledge and keep up-to-date with the latest information in their profession. Find journal articles, in-house commentaries, special reports, Government documents and more.
The Cochrane Library Contains high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. It includes reliable evidence from Cochrane and other systematic reviews, clinical trials, and more. Reviews provide the combined results of the world’s best medical research studies, and are recognised as the gold standard in evidence-based health care.
Emerald Insight Emerald Insight database is a good source for articles on management, human resources, employment, adult protection, social work, leadership, health and social care, health services and community development.
King’s Fund Library Database This is an online catalogue for the Information and Knowledge service of The King's Fund. Coverage from 1979 to present, and all The King’s Fund publications from 1906 onwards. Subjects covered: policy and management of health and social care services. Freely available.
NICE Evidence Search Health & Social Care Allows you to search for 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.
PsycARTICLES Find full-text articles from journals published on psychology and related subjects.
PsycINFO Deals with "core" psychology topics such as personality or mental health also includes healthcare, education, business, organizational behaviour, consumer behaviour, criminal justice, artificial intelligence.
PubMed A bibliographic database containing references to and abstracts of journal articles from 1950 to the present. It is multi-disciplinary and international in scope.
ScienceDirect This is an excellent all round database for Health students. It covers the sciences as well as arts & humanities and social sciences.
Social Care Online The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) provides abstracts of social work and social care literature. The database 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.