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Social & Community Studies

Social Work, Youth Work and Community Development, Child and Family Health and Wellbeing and Social Pedagogy

Suggest a book

Help your Library grow its book collection - suggest a book for purchase!

Is there a particular book we don't have in stock that you feel would be a useful addition to the collection - not just for you, but for fellow students as well?  We can't guarantee we'll always get what you request but we will consider every title put through.

If you would like to request a book to be purchased by the Library fill out the form on the Books For You page and we'll take it from there!

Don't keep us guessing - let us know!


Social Care Institute for Excellence (2020) Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice for Social Care

CareKnowledge resource page on COVID-19 (you will need to be logged in with your university credentials to access this material. For guidance on logging in to CareKnowledge see the Databases tab on this page as there is a multi-step process to go through)


Find the evidence: Coronavirus Public Health England has created a dedicated page of research and resources about COVID-19 - most of which are freely available. This includes tried and tested search strategies fo COVID-19, trustworthy information for the public and e-learning resources. The section Keeping up to date - literature digest contains a regularly updated summaries of the latest research. 

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Academic librarian for Health & Social Care

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Naila Dracup (Allied Health & Social Care)

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