University of Applied Sciences

Social Studies

Journals, articles, reports and books, partly full text available

All journals

Overview of all online and printed journals

In the Boom Digital Library, users of the NHL Stenden Library can search and read publications by Boom Legal publishers, Boom Lemma publishers and Eleven International Publishing online

Knowledge base about coaching

Database of Captise in the field of long-term care, home care, nursing home, elderly care, social support, welfare and related domains.
In the digital Library DigiBib.Zorg you will find national policy reports, research- and advice reports, concrete projects, protocols and care plans.

Full text scientific and scholary journals on a variety of subjects including:

    • Business and Economics
    • Health Sciences
    • Law and Political Science

American database with bibliographic records of journal articles about education

Theses, studies, qualifying reports, papers and articles from students, lecturers and associate professors of the Universities of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands

Gives access to the national scientific researchoutput of all Dutch universities, a couple of research institutes, the KNAW(Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences) and the NWO (The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research). The content consists of publications, research output, doctoral e-theses and lists of publications of prominent researchers

News database with business information including local, regional, national and international newspapers with archives.

Contains descriptions of all current and relevant publications for primary education.
The Education Database is an information system for school staff, education advisers, parents, caregivers and policy makers. It simply provides a complete overview of all publications relevant to education: from books and magazine articles to teaching materials, audiovisual media and other educational resources.

Database with online access to over 500 SAGE journals covering a wide range of subjects areas, including business humanities, social science, technology and medicine

NHL Stenden has access to the content of the last 10 years.

The full text database Science Direct published by Elsevier contains articles covering a wide range of subject areas, including Physical Sciences and Engineering, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Business, Management and Accounting, Economics and Finance, Psychology and Social Sciences.

NHL Stenden* has access to the content of the last 5 years.

* For people using Science Direct (from Elsevier) in combination with a personalized profile, this profile can disappear when logging into Science Direct through SurfConext. This is caused by the removal of the possibility to login using the NHL Hogeschool institution. In the future only the NHL Stenden (NHL Stenden University) institution is granted access. If you have lost your profile due to this change, you can re-link the profile using the following instructions.
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Full text articles from the publishers Springer and Bohn Stafleu & van Loghum. Besides Springers free content, including open access research articles, there are Dutch articles about health care available too

Statista is an on-line portal in the field of statistics. It provides access to data from market and opinion research institutions as wel as from business associations and government institutios in English and German. Statista offers statistics and survey results in the form of bar charts and tables.

Online access to 32 training videos from Video Arts. Some of the subjects are: communication skills, feedback, management, motivation, teamwork, meetings and sales

Websites (Dutch organisations from the professional field)

      Beroepsvereniging van Professionals in het Sociale Werk (Professional Asscociation of Social Work Professionals)
    • kohnstamminstituut
      Research and knowledge dissemination in the field of education, training, upbringing and youth care
      National knowledge institute offering a comprehensive approach of social issues
      Nederlands Jeugd Instituut (Netherland Youth Institute – knowledge about youth and upbringing
      Journal for Social and Educational Professions
    • trimbos
      The Trimbos institute is the independent knowledge institute for alcohol, tobacco, drugs and mental health
      Knowledge center for long-term care
    • verwey-jonker instituut
      Independent scientific research into current social issues
      Zorginstituut Nederland (National Health Care Institute) is an advisory and implementing organisation for two statutory health Insurance schemes: the Health Insurance Act (Zorgverzekeringswet, Zvw) and the Long-Term Care Act (Wet Langdurige Zorg, Wlz). All activities undertaken by Zorginstituut Nederland focus on making sure that everyone in the Netherlands receives good care; no more and no less than necessary