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Journals & Databases

Barnardos Library and Information Service provides members with online access to a selection of databases containing a range of academic journals, reports, magazine articles and research on issues affecting children and families.

You can sign up for membership online, phone 01 454 9699 or visit the Library in person.

Open Access Resources

The following resources are accessible to both members and non-members.  They provide access to abstracts of thousands of academic journals, with some articles available in full-text.

Free social work tools and resources for direct work with children and adults

Children's Database (DCYA)

Created to provide access to research and information on children for policy-makers, Government departments, academics, voluntary organisations and the general public.

Children's Participation Hub Database (DCYA)

A database of practice and research publications on children and young people's participation in decision-making.

Science Direct (Open Access)

Select the 'Open Access articles only' option for full-text articles.

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