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Evidence Based Social Intervention: E-Books & Reference


All e-books can be accessed via SOLO or direclty through publisher collections .

Oxford Scholarship Online

A vast and rapidly expanding cross-searchable library which now offers quick and easy access to the full text of 4,264 Oxford books.

EBSCOhost eBoook Collection

offers a broad range of full text and bibliographic databases designed for research, including:
  • Abstracts in Social Gerontology;
  • CINAHL, resource for nursing and allied health professionals;
  • Family & Society Studies Worldwide;
  • eBook colleciton.

  The E-Book Library

"Owned" books may be browsed online or downloaded and read off-line for 24 hours on laptops and mobile devices. The collection also provides 5 minutes free browse to over 200,000 "non-owned" books in the collection, with the option to send purchase requests to library staff.


Policy & Practice

  • 3,300 publications available for free download in PDF format.
  • Subjects include: Agriculture, Climate change, Conflict, Disaster preparedness,
    Food security, Gender, Health, Private sector, Politics, Trade, and many more.
  • Browse by subject area, publication type, country or language.
  • Growing list of eBooks available in iBook and Kindle formats.

Medical Reference

The portal for accessing medical resources from Oxford University Press. You can search and browse a wide range of content, including Oxford Handbooks, the Oxford Textbook of Medicine, and The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine.

Oxford medical journals and some other services can be accessed using the links.

The Cochrane Collaboration

The Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions is the official document that describes in detail the process of preparing and maintaining Cochrane systematic reviews on the effects of healthcare interventions.

A Glossary is available to accompany the Handbook.




Search and browse this collection of case studies of real social research, specially commissioned and designed to help you understand abstract methodological concepts in practice.
You can follow the online community of researchers for the latest info on SAGE research methods, books, and journals as well as updates from Methodspace and general news items of interest @SAGE_Methods.