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Social Work : Articles

This subject guide provides access to the Library's key resources relevant to the field of social work and social welfare


Many of the databases contains a combination of full-text and bibliographic references.

If the full-text of the article is not available from the database, make a printout of the bibliographic references and then use 'Find e-journals' to see if the journal that the article was published in is available in electronic format in one of our other databases.

Should the journal not be available electronically use the library catalogue to request the artice.

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Subject Databases

Full text articles and references to articles on particular topics may be found using the subject databases.

Use keywords and keyword combinations to find information on your topic.

Find e-Journals

Search: Library Publications

South African Social Work Journals

Find e-reserves and recommended material

Find e-reserves  (prescribed and recommended articles) for your module codes

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