Information Resources for Sociology and Social Policy
The principal libraries for sociology and social policy resources and support are the Bute Library and Arts and Social Studies Library. You will find sociology and social policy books in both libraries. Sociology and social policy journals are held in the Arts and Social Studies Library. Use LibrarySearch to locate books, journals and other sociology and social policy resources.
- Databases for Social Sciences
- Electronic journals
- Statistics and datasets
- Useful web sites:
- Archives - web sites providing access to papers, pamphlets and other literature
- Gateways - browse or search gateways to find a wide range of quality web sites
- Official publications - web sites providing access to information about governments and government publications
- Public bodies - web sites from Government departments and other public bodies, containing information on policy initiatives and legislation
- Research centres - web sites of organisations engaged in research into social issues.
The following free tutorials on effective internet searching may be of help. They are produced by Intute: Virtual Training Suite .
You can also access the current and archive editions of British national and regional newspapers online. Registration may be required for some. See the links on the Newspapers for Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies web page.