Research Resources

Research on the subject of homelessness and housing exclusion.

The website can be searched for a number of documents, including statistical data, reviews of homelessness policies, European thematic reports, books, articles and the European Journal of Homelessness.

International online journal on social work related topics.

Fully peer-reviewed online journal on the subject of sociology. Special sections and rapid response articles that address key issues in the public arena, are also produced.

A free, downloadable e-journal, containing research information, web links, news stories, resources and updates to the Dementia Centre's library. Each issue tackles a different hot topic relating to dementia care.

An online journal of the Scottish Institute for Residential Child Care (SIRCC).

Online publication for all those interested in the way children grow up and how they are nurtured. It welcomes contributions from parents, foster parents, residential child care workers in children’s homes, day care workers, social workers, teachers, youth workers, youth mentors, child therapists, social pedadogues, and educateurs, and all people who reflect on their own upbringing.

The journal is electronically archived at the British Library is not an academic publication though academic submissions are welcomed and considered for publication alongside all other submissions.

A federated search engine harvesting 146 digital libraries and institutional repositories.

BASE is an open access repository service of the Bielefeld University Library that provides more than 36 million documents from more than 2,200 sources. It offers access to the full texts of about 75% of the indexed documents.

A Mimas project which was commissioned by JISC in partnership with UKOLN and SHERPA. The project was completed in July 2009, but the service has been running continuously since then.

The project has taken cross-search and aggregation to the next level, creating a visionary platform that pulls together disparate content, making it easier to search and discover in ways that meet personal or contextual needs.

Cross-repository search facility containing research on a wide range of topics. Includes its own collection and many other libraries worldwide.