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Social Policy and Intervention: E-Books & Reference

eBook collections

All e-books can be accessed via SOLO or direclty through publisher collections.

Publications on political sociology and social issues and reference works.

The E-Book Library

"Owned" books may be browsed online or downloaded and read off-line for 24 hours on laptops and mobile devices. The collection also provides 5 minutes free browse to over 200,000 "non-owned" books in the collection, with the option to send purchase requests to library staff.


Comprehensive access to OECD statistical data, books, journals and working papers.

Humanities, Social Sciences and Law

EBSCOhost eBoook Collection

ScienceDirect (SciVerse)

T&F eBooks Library




Search and browse the collection of case studies of real social research, specially commissioned and designed to help you understand abstract methodological concepts in practice.

Online sources

Web of Science provides access to and cross-searching of databases; includes Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts and Humanities Citation Index. Also provides access to Journal Citation Reports for sciences and social sciences.

Internet for Social Policy is a free online tutorial to help university students develop their Internet research skills.

Reference Titles

A Dictionary of Sociology
The Blackwell Dictionary of Sociology


Methodspace is an online network for the community of researchers engaged in research methods. Its users have free access to selected journal articles, book chapters, etc which highlight emerging topics in the field.