Social Welfare at the British Library: a sneak preview
Social Welfare at the British Library:A sneak previewJ.M. GrimshawJune 11th 2012
What is the portal about? Target audience Aimed at: Researchers outside of HE Policymakers Social work students Social work managers/advanced practitioners 2
What is “social welfare”? Children and families Older adults Disabled people Minority groups Community regeneration Employment, education, health housing and social services Welfare benefits Offenders and the criminal justice system 3
What is the portal about? Full text research reports Rights clearedAvailable for download free ofcharge No registration required Browse by publisher A-Z, Mostrecent & most popular 4
What is the portal about? Welfare Reform Digest Published monthly for currentawareness Abstracts of journal andnewspaper articles, books, andreports Browse current and earlierissues by subject 5
What is the portal about? Search the British Library’scollections Simple Google-like experience Search whole collection Search just social welfaresubset catalogue recordsflagged by DDC range Using Primo 6
What is the portal about? Advanced search Fielded search Narrow results using facets Can order journal articlesdirectly Remote supply is fee-based 7
What is the portal about? RegistrationGives you: Right to leave comments Option to sign up for our monthly newsletter Access to personalised home page 8
Next stepsPlease visit:http://www.socialwelfare.bl.uk orhttp://socialwelfare.bl.ukand have a look! 9
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