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Social and Community Work: Home

Welcome to the Social & Community Work Library Subject Guide

This Subject Guide brings together important research resources for Social Work. These include article databases & journals, major reference works, and other key sources. 

Click on the tabs at the top (Journals, Books, Referencing etc) to find more details about the various resources we have!

Need Help?

This page lists key databases and journals you can use for finding resources for your assignments. Use Keyword searches to find articles on your topic.

If you need help with using these resources please contact your Subject Librarian Kate Knox.

Alternatively you can use the Self Help guide for tips on searching and evaluating 

You can also look at the Ask Library FAQ's or use LibChat to ask library staff for help

Key Databases:

Below are the four places to start searching for academic literature on your topic. Explore the Journal & Databases tab on the navigation bar above for even more options.

When searching for information on New Zealand law you might find the following sources useful:


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