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A collection of information resources and guidance for Social Sciences students

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Welcome to this subject guide page for Social Sciences disciplines studied across the Universities at Medway. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Social policy, sociology and social research
  • Social Work
  • Criminology and criminal justice

Here you will find useful information resources specific to your discipline. Please note that each university will have its own unique set of subscriptions and access rights, this has been indicated wherever possible.

If you are having trouble accessing a resource via your University gateway, please email me, Karen Worden, for help.

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Conferences and events

Most Social Sciences Schools advertise events and conferences for you to attend

Check out the following:

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research News and Events pages.

Future Learn

FutureLearn is a company that offers short, online training courses that have been designed by reputable universities from around the world.

Check this short course on professional resilience, from Deakin University in Australia. You can join for free!

New/featured resources

Times Higher Education (THE) online

  • Did you know Kent staff and students have access to the Times Higher Education Supplement? Instructions on how to register are available here.
  • From May 2019, Greenwich staff and students also have access to the THE online. Instructions are available here.
  • CCCU staff and students also have access to the THE online. Instructions are available here.

Other guides

You may find some of our other LibGuides useful for your discipline. Here are the ones I recommend taking a look at:

Social Work students might also want to look at:

Academic Support Librarian - Social Sciences