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Social Science

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As a library member you can access a range of e-resources by logging in with your library card number and PIN.

  • Brightly coloured textileReference books online - collections you can search general and specialist works for social science subjects
  • Credo Reference - includes over fifty works on  social science, including, for example, the 'Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology', 'Reader's Guide to the Social Sciences' and the 'World of Sociology', a comprehensive, subject-specific guide to the concepts, theories, discoveries, developments and pioneers related to the field of sociology
  • Britannica Library online - for more general articles, images and web links, see the
  • Newspapers online - search for articles from daily and Sunday newspapers, including the 'Financial Times'; for historical information there is also the Times Digital Archive first published 1785 and covering over 200 years
  • Useful Social Science websites in WebLinks.

In the Library

  • You can browse academic articles on Social Sciences for free using the Access to Research service
  • You can also find a range of books on all aspects of social science in the library. Search the online Library Catalogue to discover what is at your local library


Page last updated: 7th August 2020