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Social Work and Social Care

UK Government

For more information, see our Official Publications Guide.


Tip: You can also search for sources using Google Advanced search. The 'site or domain' search box allows you to limit your search to specific websites (like, or organisational websites in general by searching '.org.' See this example google advanced search.

Theses and Dissertations

Find out more about how to search for theses and dissertations on our Thesis and Dissertation subject guide.

Health Care

Conference Proceedings

To search for conference proceedings visit the below databases, go to the filter settings, and limit by 'Proceedings.'


A pre-print is a full draft of a research paper which has not yet been peer-reviewed or formally published. Many university's make pre-prints available through their Institutional Repositories.