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Work Based Learning and Professional Practice: Books & e-books

Work based learning books


Doing work based research: approaches to enquiry for insider-researchers

by Carol Costley, Geoffrey Elliott & Paul Gibbs

Getting started with university level work based learning

by Alan Durrant, Garth Rhodes, David Young

The work-based learning student handbook

edited by Ruth Helyer

Open source e-books

Some e-books can be found freely available in the Internet:

Suggest A Book

Found a great book that you think would be perfect for our collection?

Want to suggest that we purchase more copies of a book?


E-Book Finder

Book and e-book collections

The library contains a vast collection of books and e-books in a wide range of different subjects. Books can be borrowed directly from any of our libraries or, if you are a distance learner, you can request the book/book chapter be sent to you via the Distant Learners Support Unit.

An e-book is a digital version of a printed book that is viewed online - see image below. When searching for a book in Library search the e-book  will be indicated as  full text online.

To access to e-books please ensure that you have signed into myUniHub. 

Then use the link for Library Search from the My Study > My Library page.



Sample books for Work Based Learning

The books below are taken from one of the Work Based Learning reading lists to give you a flavour of the things we have.  Click the image to see the book in the library catalogue.