Library Access the largest collection of child protection resources in the UK

We are the only UK library dedicated to child protection, safeguarding, child abuse and child neglect.

We hold over 40,000 resources including inquiry reports and case reviews, training resources and practice toolkits, international journals and grey literature.

Contact us to arrange a visit to our library in central London or search our catalogue online to find evidence, policy, research and guidance on child protection and related subjects.

Other resources and services

Information Service

Our free service for people who work with children can help you find the latest policy, practice, research and news on child protection and related subjects.

For more information, call us or email

0808 800 5000

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National case review repository

We've worked with the Association of Independent LSCB Chairs to make it easier to access and share learning at a local, regional and national level.

Search the national case review repository

Our reading room

Our reading room in central London is a quiet space to work with our library collection.

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Sharing knowledge to keep children safe

Read our guide to the NSPCC Knowledge and Information Service to find out how we can help you with child protection queries, support your research, and help you learn and develop.

Read our guide (PDF)

Keeping up to date

Book of the week

Our book of the week gives practical guidance on the use of therapeutic storytelling with children.

Our book of the week

Sign up to Case reviews update

Subscribe to our Case reviews update. A monthly update about case reviews added to the National collection of case reviews in the month and learning from case reviews briefings.
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Sign up to CASPAR

Subscribe to CASPAR, our current awareness service for child protection practice, policy and research.
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Sign up to New in the Library

Subscribe to receive weekly alerts on new additions to the library collection.
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Safeguarding in Education Update

Subscribe to Safeguarding in Education Update to receive monthly education practice, policy and research updates.
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Follow us on Twitter and keep up-to-date with all the latest news in child protection.

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