Members Only - Databases and Journals

The following resources are available to current members of Barnardos Library and Information Service:

Members must have an EBSCO login from Barnardos Library and Information Service in order to access the following databases.

  • SocIndex with Full Text- features more than 2.1 million records, with full text for more than 860 journals dating back to 1908. This database also includes full text for more than 830 books and monographs, and full text for over 16,800 conference papers.
  • Education Research Complete -content covers all levels of education from early childhood to higher education as well as specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,100 journals, as well as full text for more than 1,200 journals, and includes full text for nearly 500 books and monographs.
  • Barnardos eBook Collection

The following resources are available via Barnardos Library & Information Service at Christchurch Square:

Nursery World

The leading title for everyone in the early years community, first published in 1925. It provides an invaluable mix of the latest news, research and opinion plus best practice and management advice from the top experts in the sector. It is essential reading for managers and practitioners involved in delivering early years education and childcare across the private, voluntary and public sectors.

North-South Child Protection Hub (NSCPH)

Provides access to research, policy and practice guidance, inspection reports, serious case reviews, court judgements, and other material relevant to child protection published in Northern Ireland, the Republic, Great Britain and other countries.

Childlink UK

Brings together legislation, policies and practices regarding children, young people and families who live in the UK and Ireland.

ISPCAN Journal

ISPCAN Journal Members also have print access to Child Abuse and Neglect, an international and interdisciplinary journal publishing research on child welfare, health, humanitarian aid, justice, mental health, public health and social service systems.

Child Abuse Review

Members also have print access to Child Abuse Review, which provides a forum for all professionals working in the field of child protection, giving them access to the latest research findings, practice developments, training initiatives and policy issues. The Journal's remit includes all forms of maltreatment, whether they occur inside or outside the family environment.

If you are a member and require access to any of these resources, please email for your login details.