Social Work: Home

A selection of excellent Social Work resources to help you with your studies.

Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work

Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that provides a platform for research, analysis and scholarly debate on social work theory, policy and practice.  It covers critical perspectives on contemporary policy developments, indigenous social work, post-colonialism, anti-racism, feminism, and progressive social work theory, policy and practice.

LinkedIn Learning (Formerly Lynda.com)

Work through some of these tutorials to develop your employability skills.

Welcome

Welcome to the Social Work Subject Guide.  A selection of resources have been hand selected for you to use to aid you with your studies.  If you have any questions at all please contact the library.

Re-Imagining Social Work in Aotearoa New Zealand - a collective of social workers, social work academics, researchers and others

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Information and Research Skills

For help on how to find, evaluate and present information we recommend the Information skills subject guide This guide will ensure an easier pathway to academic success!  We also have a Research subject guide  for those of you taking your studies to the next level.