Strict copyright restrictions mean that articles in almost all major research journals are only available through a subscription or by buying individual articles.
- Information on access to various social care library and information services can be found on the SCIE website
- the British Library runs a comprehensive service providing access to copies of any published journal article. The cost of an article is approximately £8.75 (April 2007). If you wish to borrow a book you need to be a registered user of the library (registration is free). The cost is then £10.95 per item (including postage)
- Order books from bookshops or internet booksellers or borrow them from a local library. Inter-library loan schemes mean that most books can be obtained locally, for a small fee
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