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Applied Social Care

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Most of the books on the library shelves are in this category. Students may borrow up to four titles at any one time for twp weeks.

Desk Reserve

These titles are shelved behind the Library Desk. They are for use in the library only.  They can be checked out onto student accounts for up to three hours.


Reference material is located on the ground floor, this material cannot be checked out. You will find dictionaries, thesaurus and encyclopedia in this section.


Finding Applied Social Care books on library shelves


Search for books and ebooks in your library discovery service.

When you find the book you want you’ll see a class (classification) number for print books, this will help you find it in the library. For ebooks, simply click on the 'Full Text' link to read it online or download it.  Some useful class numbers:

  • 150 Psychology
  • 300 Social sciences
  • 300.72 Research
  • 306 Cultures and institutions
  • 307 Communities
  • 320 Political science
  • 323 Civil and political rights
  • 344 Law
  • 360 Social problems and social services
  • 361 Social problems and social welfare
  • 362 Social welfare problems and services