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Social Work: Video tutorials

Subject guide for social work

 

This page contains short tutorials on a key resource for your studies.
Each tutorial is divided into a number of sections, e.g. Introduction; Demonstration; Quiz. The first time you view one of the videos you may need to enter your BU username and password, but after that all videos should play straight away. Watch the videos through, undertake any exercises required and the complete the short quiz at the end.

Contents

  Basics

  - Familiarisation with library services

  - Reading lists and how to use them

  Searching for literature

  - Finding literature for yourself

  - What are you looking for?

  - Where are you going to look?

  Looking for books

  - Books - introduction

  - Using BU's library catalogue

  - Ebook Central Academic Complete

  Looking for journal articles

  - Journals - introduction

  - Planning your search

  - Using BU's MySearch

  - Dealing with duplicates in MySearch

  - Sifting and saving search results

  Reference lists + forward citations

  - Reference lists

  - Forward citation searching 

  Looking for newspaper articles

  - Newspapers - introduction

  - Gale News

  Selected resources (showcasing)

  - Social theory (classic texts)

  - PEP web (psychoanalytical resources)

  Law resources (cases and acts)

  [from the library guide for law students]

  - How do I find a case on Westlaw?

  - How do I find a case on Lexis?

  - How do I find an Act on Westlaw?

  - How do I find an Act on Lexis Library?

Tutorials
Familiarisation with library services
Reading lists and how to use them
Finding literature for yourself
What are you looking for?

This area is under construction and will be available soon.

Where are you going to look?
Books - introduction
Using BU's library catalogue
Ebook Central Academic Complete
Journals - introduction
Planning your search
Using BU's MySearch
Sifting and saving search results
Dealing with duplicates in MySearch
Reference lists
Forward citation searching
Quicklinks