Families & Society Collection

Database Information for Families & Society Collection

Families & Society Collection - focussing on what matters most in an evolving society

Unique in its focus on Australian family matters, the Informit Families & Society Collection brings together the most authoritative research available to support researchers, policy makers and community organisations in their work.

With the majority of content exclusively available online through Informit, this Collection provides an unrivalled source of informed and balanced perspectives on issues relating to families in an ever-changing society.

Content includes peer-reviewed journals from government and specialist organisations tackling modern debates on topics including non-traditional families, parenting, marriage, divorce, division of labour, working mothers, birth rates and ageing.

Informit Families & Society Collection brings together the most sought after and up-to-date Australian research on issues relating to families. Content providers include the Australian Institute of Family Studies, Australian Council of Social Service, Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies, Australian Population Association and the University of New South Wales Faculty of Law.

Making the most of Informit Families & Society Collection
> Comprehensive – the largest 100% full text database of Australian family-related research available online
> Authoritative sources - content providers include the Australian Institute of Family Studies, Australian Council of Social Service and other government and specialist institutions
> Accessibility – targeted search functionality helps you quickly pinpoint research relevant to each specialisation
> Email alerts – track subjects and titles of interest to you

Additional benefits for librarians
> Integrated – link to Informit content from your library catalogue
> Current – RSS title feeds keep you updated when new titles are added
> Measurable – monitor usage statistics via Informit Admin
> Customisable – manage display options, linking preferences and authentication with Informit Admin
> Remote access – support users working outside the library


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