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eBooks, Journals & Research

Further Reading

As Professionals working with children and young people, keeping up with current trends and research is important.

Journals and Research articles are vital in the field of research as they contain more current information than books and eBooks.

However, eBooks  hold a wealth of information and can be used  for leisure as well as learning.

Below is a selection of open access materials.

The International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies (IJCYFS)

is a peer reviewed, open access, interdisciplinary, cross-national journal that is committed to scholarly excellence in the field of research about and services for children, youth, families and their communities.


Children and Youth Services Review


Provides in-depth coverage of: child welfare, foster care, adoptions, child abuse and neglect, income support, mental health services and social policy.


Child and Youth Care Forum

Journal of Research and Practice in Children's Services

a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary publication that welcomes submissions – original empirical research papers and theoretical reviews as well as invited commentaries – on children, youth, and families.



CORE currently contains 135,539,113 open access articles, from over tens of thousands of journals, collected from 7,115  data providers around the world.


Open Access eBooks

Open Access eBooks is an international publisher of eBooks. Open Access eBooks covers different disciplines of science, technology and medicine.

Titles include, Recent Advances in Autism.


Directory of Open Access Books


The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of Open Access books.