Searching in databases is a great way to ensure you're getting the best possible search results. Try these Social Work and Community Services databases to find resources that are most relevant to your discipline.
Evaluate the resources you find online carefully, as not all are suitable quality for use in your studies. These Social Work and Community Services web resources are recommended by your University of Newcastle Library.
It can be valuable to build your career prospects and networks by connecting with professional associations. You might like to engage with these Social Work and Community Services groups as a student, or even throughout your career.
Did you know that there are many great textbooks and resources that are available for free?
Open Educational Resources (OER) are defined by UNESCO as
“… teaching, learning and research materials in any medium – digital or otherwise – that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions....”
The following textbooks are examples of resources that are 100% free and available for you to use during your degree and beyond!
For information about OER's, please see our guide.
Useful resources for understanding your topic and finding the right keywords to use in your searching.