Skip to Main Content

Library Subject Guides

Social Work | Tauwhiro Hapori: Dictionaries & encyclopaedias

UC Library Guide for Social Work

Reference material

Dictionaries and encyclopedias can help you to:

  • define terminology related to the study of social work & human services
  • find brief, factual information to supplement your research
  • build up a context for the topic and ideas to explore

General e-reference resources

Oxford Reference Online
Subject titles from Oxford University Press - searchable as a set, in subject groups, or by individual title.

Sage Reference Online 
A selection of encyclopedias covering business, communication, health, psychology, science and sociology.

Sage Research Methods Online
Research methodology and design

Te Ara
New Zealand encyclopedia

Contact me for help

Profile Photo
Kerry Gilmour
Try enabling Javascript to view this chat, or email me if it's still not working.
Central Library

366.7001 ext. 93933

Tues-Thurs (8.30-5)