Research Hub

Gain access to key insights, figures and facts to support your research. A research gateway for social service practitioners, the Resource Hub has tools you need to deliver evidence-based practices for better client care.

1. Local Service Sector Research Papers
Coming soon! Watch this space to search and share local research papers on the social service sector. 

2. Get published!
Working on a sector-level research project? Write to us at socialserviceinstitute@ncss.gov.sg. If your research is suitable, we will share it on Gatherhere, our online community knowledge portal.

3. GatherHere
For more resource suggestions from the community, check out GatherHere, the new online community portal for the social service sector. 

Guides on Research Process

Quantitative Research Guides
Qualitative Research Guides
Writing Guides
Introductory Research Guides
  • Mark, R. 1996. Research made Simple: A handbook for social workers. California, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • Marlow, C. R. & Boone, S. 2001. Research Methods for Generalist Social Work (4th ed.).
  • Montery, CA: Thomson: Brooks/Cole. Brannen, J. 2003. Mixing Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative Research. England, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited.
  • Punch, K. F. 2005. Introduction to Social Research: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches (2nd ed.). London, UK: SAGE Publications. 


Research Portal

As part of the collaboration efforts with the National Library Board, Social Service Professionals can now tap on the e-resources available at the National Library. 
 
S/N Useful Information Useful Links and Resources QR Codes
1 eResources at National Library Link eResources
2 National Library Membership Schemes Link
3 My Library ID Registration Guide Link
4 National Library Membership Registration

For Singaporean Citizens and Permanent Residents only (SingPass ID Required)
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5 National Library e-Services Link
6 National Library Helpdesk Link
7 Workshops on Using eDatabases Link -
8 Workshop Registration Form
 
Please indicate your interest in any one of the workshop (mindful that the workshop for researchers as meant for Social Service Professionals whose key role is in research) using the Registration Template and email this to anthony_mok@ncss.gov.sg.
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