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Social Work Research Support

This guide is designed to assist in your research process. The guide contains research resources related to Research Design, Literature Review, Research Methods, Data Analysis and Ethics.

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Useful OA Resources

More OA Journals

This spreadsheet allows you to search for OPEN ACCESS JOURNALS published by learned societies in your field

What's the difference?

3 scholars discuss OA

Benefits of Open Access

Public Library of Science (PLOS) Journal was one of the first Open Access journals to be established.  This 30 second video illustrates the effect of OA>

Freeing the Literature

Books about OA in the UWC Library

The Library has several titles that introduce and discuss issues related to open access.

  • Suber, P. (2012). Open access, MIT Press. Click here for access
  • Crawford, W. (2011). Open access: what you need to know now. Chicago: American Library Association
  • Jacobs, N. (2006). Open access: key strategic, technical and economic aspects. Oxford: Chandos
  • Hall, G. (2008). Digitize this book!: the politics of new media, or why we need open access. Minneapolis, Minn. : University of Minnesota Press ; Bristol : University Presses Marketing


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