As well as covering over 600 UK and international journals, SPP gives you unparalleled access to resources, frequently overlooked by other social science sources - including documents and publications from national and regional government departments, public agencies, local authorities, third-sector organisations, consultancy and professional bodies, academic think tanks and research departments.

Containing over 300,000 bibliographic records and abstracts dating from 1981, with over 24,000 new records added every year, Social Policy and Practice enables you to locate articles and publications to help you:

  • to support evidence-based approaches to the health and social assessment of children, adults and older people in the community and in care
  • to access research-based guidance and practical resources to develop an outcomes focus in social care practice
  • to avoid bias in systematic reviews and rapid evidence assessments