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Public Services Research

Hull University Library (for students on courses validated by Hull University)

Books Relevant to Your Course

Books in Barnsley College libraries are shelved in a carefully selected order which aims to place books on similar subjects together using Dewey Decimal Classification:


Robert Gordon University

Here is a list of where to start looking for the books on the library shelf for public services. To identify specific titles or find other subject areas on the shelves use Heritage, our catalogue.

300.72 Research methods
301 Sociology
320.941 British politics and government
330 Economics
333.7 Environment
337 Globalization
345 Criminal law
352.3 Public sector and its management
361.61 Social policy
363.2 Policing
364 Criminology
365 Penal policy and prisons
378.170281 How to succeed at university
650.1 Career development
657.835 Public sector finance and accounting
658.4 Organizational behaviour
808.066 Writing at university

Online Library Collections Relevant to Your Course

OpenAthens lists all the online databases for courses at Barnsley College. For public services you might like to start by ticking the boxes in front of the resources shown below to add them to your Favourites. Start searching by clicking on the database name. Descriptions under each database name give you key information on what it covers and how to make the most of this resource.

OpenAthens for books

Dawson Books eBook Central

OpenAthens for articles

Psychology and Behavioural Science Collection Review magazines from Hodder Education including Law Review sage Journals Taylor and Francis Online

These databases contain a wide range of academic sources. If you are not finding the information you want, learn more about searching online. Help pages will also be available within each database, or ask a librarian helibrary@barnsley.ac.uk.

Print Magazines and Newspapers Relevant to Your Course

Online is the best way to search and find articles for your research, but we also have a selection of print serials you can look at in the Library to keep up-to-date with Government policy and practice:

Websites Relevant to Your Course

Parliament
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Home Office

Local Government

LocalGov
Local Government Association

Policing and the Law

The Law
Police magazine
NCJRS National Criminal Justice Reference Service (US)

For further help contact: helibrary@barnsley.ac.uk

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Barnsley,
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