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Youth work

Use this guide to start your research into topics related to youth work.


Key databases

Search databases for current research and online journal articles related to Youth Work.

Background reading

Dictionaries and encyclopedias are handy for gathering background information when you start researching a topic. They can help you to clarify topics and identify related concepts and terms that you can use as search terms.

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Newspapers are a good source for up-to-date reporting on real-world events related to issues in the youth work sector.

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Database searching allows you to find online articles from many journals, and you can also search within specific journals. 


This is a sample of books available in the ACU Library. To find more use Library search.


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Guide last reviewed October 28, 2022