Full-text access to thousands of journals across a broad range of topics. Contains also summaries to articles which are available fulltext via other databases.
Online, fully searchable collection of 4,680 books in the humanities and related social sciences, containing both in-print and out-of-print books
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) provides access to full text articles of ACM journals, conference proceedings and publications of affiliated organisations. This database covers all aspects of computing and computer science including programming, computer architecture, operating systems, mobile and wireless computing, the internet and worldwide web, computer networks, management information systems, e-commerce, computer graphics, multimedia, human computer interaction and much more. It may also contain only summaries to some articles.
Journals from the American Chemical Society, covering all aspects of chemistry, from environmental science and physical chemistry to food chemistry and pharmaceutics
Source for up-to-date information on microbiology research and covers both basic and clinical microbiology
Index to articles in journals taken by the Anthropology Library and Research Centre at the British Museum and to films held at the Royal Anthropological Institute. The Library, which incorporates the former RAI library, holds some 4,000 periodical titles (1,500 current) covering all branches and areas of anthropology. Nearly 800 journals, published in more than 40 languages, are indexed on a continuing basis. Records cover 1957 to the present
This database offers full-text plus summaries and indexes to international arts publications on fine, decorative and commercial art. Indexing of art reproductions helps researchers focus on a single artist or find individual works. Invaluable for students, educators, curators, art historians, and art lovers.
Guide to the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF), an overarching professional standards framework, originally developed by the Social Work Reform Board, and now managed and delivered by the British Association of Social Workers. The PCF sets out consistent expectations of social workers at every stage in their career, provides a backdrop to both initial social work education and continuing professional development after qualification, Informs the design and implementation of the national career structure and gives social workers a framework around which to plan their careers and professional development. There is an interactive tool to browse through the capability descriptions of the framework.
BIOSIS Citation index is an electronic version of Biological Abstracts (BA) and Biological Abstracts/RRM (Reports, Reviews, Meetings), containing bibliographic information on subjects ranging from traditional areas of biology such as botany, zoology and microbiology to related fields such as agriculture, pharmacology, bio-physics, ecology, bio-engineering and experimental clinical medicine
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Database of selected research publications across a range of topics, which are published on open content licences, meaning that the full text is available online for free in html format. These titles are also available to buy as p-books and e-books.
Online image database providing unlimited access to over 1.2m images, all copyright cleared for educational use by institutions, teachers, lecturers, librarians and students. Bridgeman Art Library represents over 1,600 museums, galleries and private collections, and over 30,000 artists. The comprehensive and eclectic range of images spans the curriculum, providing invaluable visual teaching and learning material on a variety of subjects, including: fine art, history, geography, politics, sociology, antiquity, literature and theatre, science and medicine, religion and philosophy
Provides access to over 50,000 articles from more than 80 journals published by Brill before 2000. This resource has content relevant to biology, the humanities, human rights, international law, science, and the social sciences
The British Education Index contains references to articles in 350 British journals and a selection of European journal articles in English.
Journals date from the late 17th to early 20th century. B P Collections I, includes topics on literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences. B P Collections II contains the English Literary periodicals and periodicals in the creative Arts. Topics covered include literature, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture.
Contains full text journals plus summaries to some articles available full text elsewhere and market research data. Subjects covered are accounting, banking, business, economics, finance, management, sales & marketing, logistics & transport. Contains full text of the Harvard Business Review from 1922. Datamonitor, Gartner and others provide market research, industry reports and company reports & SWOT analysis. The Economist Intelligence Unit provides some country reports.
Collection of over 30,000 e-books, primarily recently published works, across a wide-range of subjects within a functional, fully searchable online environment
Provides introductions to major writers, artists, philosophers, topics and periods in the subject areas of literature, philosophy, classics, religion and cultural studies in a functional, cross searchable online environment
Includes a number of wholly Gold Open Access journals published by Cambridge University Press
The Campbell Collaboration is an international research network that produces systematic reviews of the effects of social interventions in Crime & Justice, Education, International Development, and Social Welfare. Our vision We seek to bring about positive social change, and to improve the quality of public and private services around the world. We prepare, maintain and disseminate systematic reviews of research related to education, crime and justice, social welfare, and international development. We believe that a systematic and rigorous approach to research synthesis improves the knowledge base for decisions on policy and practice. Better-informed choices by policymakers, practitioners, and members of the general public can lead to better outcomes
CareKnowledge is a practice-focused research tool used extensively by social work and health studies students and academics to develop their skills and knowledge. Compiled from a wide range of resources, Care Knowledge brings together the latest social care information into one database. The database contains journal articles, in-house commentaries, special reports, Government documents and more.
This database is a source for references to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. This includes all of the issues of Child Development Abstracts and Bibliography from 1927-2001 previously published by the Society for Research in Child Development, plus new coverage on child rights and welfare issues
The Chronicling America site is a project of the Library of Congress and National Endowment for the Humanities as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). It includes over 10 million pages of digitized historic newspaper content dating from 1836 to 1922
Links to full text for many journal articles. This database also contains indexes and summaries for articles from over 400 journals in the field of communications and mass media, including radio, television and journalism.
This site has offered Shakespeare’s plays and poetry to the Internet community since 1993 … The original electronic source for this server was the Complete Moby(tm) Shakespeare. The HTML versions of the plays provided here are placed in the public domain — website
The mission of CORE (COnnecting REpositories) is to aggregate all open access research outputs from repositories and journals worldwide and make them available to the public. In this way CORE facilitates free unrestricted access to research for all. CORE Portal allows to search and navigate scientific publications aggregated from a wide range of Open Access Repositories (OARs) — website
Courtauld Books Online is a series of online scholarly books published by The Courtauld Institute of Art. The series includes research publications that emerge from Courtauld Research Forum events and Courtauld projects involving an array of outstanding scholars from art history and conservation across the world. The series consists of discrete books, shaped by a rigorous academic peer-review process. It is an open-access series, freely available to read online and to download without charge. The series has been developed in the context of research priorities of The Courtauld which emphasise the extension of knowledge in the fields of art history and conservation, and the development of new patterns of explanation.– website
An online reference resource that provides access to the full text of subject-specific reference titles, dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopaedias, quotations and atlases from a wide variety of publishers. Credo guides students through topics and concepts using visualisation tools and extensive cross referencing. Constantly expanding, it contains over 3 million entries from over 500 titles, including over 200,000 multimedia items and allows seamless searching of your other library resources. This multidisciplinary resource covers anthropology, art, astronomy, biography, biology, business, chemistry, computer science, ecology, economics, education, engineering, environmental studies, food, geography, geology, history, language, law, literature, mathematics, media studies, medicine, midwifery, music, nursing, palaeontology, philosophy, physics, politics, psychology, quotations, religion, sociology, technology, and zoology
DART-Europe is a partnership of research libraries and library consortia who are working together to improve global access to European research theses and provides a single portal for the discovery of European Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs)
Searchable directory of open access e-books. It is open to all publishers who publish academic, peer reviewed books in open access
Freely available full-text online journals from all disciplines. Searchable and browsable.
Database allowing you to search over 54,000 dissertations from Sweden written in English. About half of these are available for download as a PDF
Providing indexing and abstracts for periodicals, books and yearbooks, this database covers a broad range of subjects pertaining to education and is useful for education students, professionals and policy makers. It features content on a wide array of subject areas including adult education, comparative education, government funding, higher education, school administration, teacher evaluation
A bibliographic and full text database which covers scholarly research on all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialities, such as multilingual education, health education and testing. ERC also covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding and related social issues.
This research database includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. Records are selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as Educational Administration Quarterly, Review of Higher Education, Journal of Educational Administration
The EPC was founded in 1995 and serves as a central gateway to resources in electronic poetry and poetics at the University at Buffalo, the University of Pennsylvania’s PennSound PennSound, UBU web, and on the Web at large. Our aim is simple: to make available a wide range of resources centered on digital and contemporary formally innovative poetries, new media writing, and literary programming. The EPC itself makes extensive resources available through its E-Poetry and Author libraries. These libraries provide curated lists of resources on a focused range of authors for personal use, research, and teaching. Additionally, the EPC curates lists of links to similar digital and literary projects, related book publishers, literary magazines, and other resources. In addition to the vast number of works the it makes available, the EPC offers the innovation of providing a curated collection of primary literary texts. Accordingly, texts housed at the Electronic Poetry Center are “definitive” texts as each has been approved by its producers — website.
This database provides full-text articles covering management disciplines including strategy, leadership, information management, and marketing and human resource management. Good for Occupational Psychology and Business case studies.
This database contains references and summaries to American and some international journals on education and related topics. However where there are references to reports and papers from the British Educational Research Association (BERA) and the European Educational Research Association Annual Conferences links are provide to the full document if available. It also allows full text access to ERIC digest.
Europe PMC is a unique, free, information resource for biomedical and health researchers. Search 30.4 million+ abstracts and 3.3 million+ full text research articles from PubMed and PubMed Central. Discover who is citing who, find related data resources and browse summaries of key terms. Access additional content including biological patents, clinical guidelines, PhD theses and research reports — website
Over 10 million pages of full text newspaper content from Europe
The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples. A wide range of subject areas are covered ; from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery. The original bibliography was co-developed by John Alden and Dennis Landis, Curator of European Books at The John Carter Brown Library.”
Frontiers Books is a bookstore-like platform that under a unique environment gathers all library services available at Frontiers. You may browse through the pages of Frontiers e-books and Abstract books, past hardcopy issues as well as other academic literature and download them for free in PDF and EPUB format — website
Database of open content electronic textbooks, including business, computing, education, health, science and social science
Covers all aspects of human impact to the environment, including content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records
Large full text collection of mostly US-published law journals and texts. Also includes the English Reports.
The House of Commons Parliamentary Papers are a primary source for Britain, its colonies, and the wider world. They are the working documents of the British government for the areas of social, political, economic, and foreign policy. The database covers Bills, Reports of Royal Commissions, Reports of Select Committees, Accounts and Papers and other materials from 1695 to 2005 – please use Google Chrome or Mozilla to view this resource
HIC provides fulltext of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world including all data from Humanities International Index. Humanities International Complete is an invaluable resource for students, researchers, and educators interested in all aspects of the humanities. Summaries of journal articles not subscribed to are also listed.
IEEE Xplore is the interface for IEL Online (IEEE/IET Digital library). This database provides full text access to all the IEEE and IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) journals, conferences and active IEEE standards. It gives access to worldwide quality technical literature in electrical engineering, electronics, communications technology, business management, computing and multimedia. Please use Mozilla to access this resource
1914-19 archives of the Illustrated London News and the Great Eight Illustrated magazines collection, consisting of The illustrated war news, The illustrated London news, The sphere, The tatler, The bystander, The sketch, The illustrated sporting and dramatic news and The graphic. The magazines provide a visual account of the war, including life on the home front and the mobilisation of the troops, with illustrations, cartoons and photographs backed by reports from journalists. Users can search the archives and content reseached and curated by historians has been added to the database
The IOPP Journals Archive is the Institute of Physics Publishing Limited’s digitised journals archive, covering the years 1874-1998 inclusive and containing over 100.000 articles
Digital archive of core scholarly journals starting with the very first issues. Subject covered include Economics, Finance, History, Literature, Philosophy, Politics, Population Studies, and Sociology. For the most recent three to five years you will need to use other services.
An index to literature in Leisure and Tourism topics. It indexes academic journals, books, conference proceedings, theses and so on back to 1976. It links direct to some of the full-text journals we subscribe to on other databases.
Covering journal articles, books, research reports and proceedings. etc. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management
Full and unabridged texts of public domain classis of English literature, both fiction and non-fiction.
London Met Repository is a digital archive of research and enterprise output produced by London Metropolitan University staff and researchers.
This multi-archive collection provides a wide-ranging and in depth look at the emigration of peoples from Great Britain, mainland Europe and Asia during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Personal diaries, letters, travel journals and scrapbooks are supplemented by original maps, watercolours, engravings, objects, emigration pamphlets, shipping papers and rare printed material which provide significant context to these eye-witness accounts. Included within the collection are also documents from the late-eighteenth century discussing the early stages of emigration and mid-twentieth century photographs showing the immigration process. Includes The Century of Immigration: This release provides a wealth of material on English, Scandinavian, Irish, Italian, Jewish, Polish and Scottish migrant experiences, along with a rich variety of documents covering Chinese and Japanese migration to the United States. Hundreds of unique primary documents have been sourced from 15 contributing archives, libraries and museums, including material from the National Archives UK, Maritime Museum of San Diego, Museum Victoria, the Tenement Museum (New York) and the Maritime Museum of Tasmania. This collection provides an important and multi-faceted resource for students, teachers and researchers from a diverse range of academic disciplines, including migration studies, history, sociology, law, economics and postcolonial studies.
Covers science news and articles and research spanning all the scientific disciplines
Journals published by Nature Publishing Group with open access options which cover research spanning all the scientific disciplines
Bookshelf provides free online access to books and documents in life science and healthcare
The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) is an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination and preservation of electronic analogues to the traditional paper-based theses and dissertations. This website contains information about the initiative, how to set up Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) programmes, how to create and locate ETDs, and current research in digital libraries related to NDLTD and ETDs
Contains full text articles on the results of important medical research worldwide that originally appeared in the print version of the New England journal of medicine, as well as material issued exclusively for the online edition
Searchable index of authoritative, evidence-based information from hundreds of trustworthy and accredited sources for health and social care professionals. Includes : Evidence Search — BNF : British National Formulary — BNFC : British National Formulary for Children — Clinical Knowledge Summaries. Has simplified versions of BNF and BNFC.
OAIster is a union catalog of millions of records representing open access resources that was built by harvesting from open access collections worldwide using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). Today, OAIster includes more than 30 million records representing digital resources from more than 1,500 contributors
The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences. OAPEN works with publishers to build a quality controlled collection of Open Access books, and provides services for publishers, libraries and research funders in the areas of dissemination, quality assurance and digital preservation
Online newspaper directory for the world, with thousands of newspapers listed by country and region, covering North America and the Caribbean, Africa, South and Central America, Asia and the Middle East, Europe, Australasia and Oceania
Source of open access material across a range of subjects and includes audiobooks, films, e-books, textbooks, K-12 educational resources and free language lessons, MOOCs and business courses
The site for Open Humanities Press, an international, scholar-led open access publishing collective whose mission is to make leading works of contemporary critical thought available worldwide
International open access archive for papers and projects related to research in organic food and farming. The archive contains full-text papers in electronic form together with bibliographic information, abstracts and other metadata. It also offers information on organisations, projects and facilities in the context of organic farming research
Includes Grove art online, Oxford companion to Western art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, Concise Oxford dictionary of art terms. Includes broad range of art history images including architecture, ceramics, crafts, design, fine art, furniture, glass, graphic design, jewellery, interior design, maps, metalwork, musical instruments, painting, photography, sculpture, textiles, visual arts.
This archive represents over 165 years of historical research, containing articles from over 140 titles, compiled into subject-based archives, which includes The Humanities Archive (1829 – 1995), The Medicine Archive (1878 – 1995), The Science Archive (1848 – 1995), The Law Archive (1952 – 1995) and The Social Science Archive (1902 – 1995).
Includes the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (second edition), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz (second edition). Grove Music Online will be updated annually.
Open access journals published by Oxford University Press, covering computing, science, law, medicine and social sciences
A unique integrated international market research database with country data, consumer lifestyles, consumer market sizes, forecasts, companies and brands, information sources, major market profiles, market analysis.
Subset of 80 full text journal backfiles in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Dating from 1891 to 2000, it contains 288,006 articles and includes works such the anonymous article in Foreign Affairs which defined US foreign policy throughout the Cold War
Project Euclid is a not-for-profit online publishing service that provides access to journals, monographs, and conference proceedings in the fields of theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics. Its mission is to advance scholarly communication in these fields and it is designed to address the unique needs of low-cost independent and society journals. Through a collaborative partnership arrangement, these publishers join forces and participate in an online presence with advanced functionality, without sacrificing their intellectual or economic independence or commitment to low subscription prices. Full-text searching, reference linking, interoperability through the Open Archives Initiative, and long-term retention of data are all important components of the project. The end result is a vibrant online information community for independent and society journals. This will ensure that mathematics and statistics will continue to benefit from a healthy balance of commercial enterprises, scholarly societies, and independent publishers. Project Euclid was developed and deployed by the Cornell University Library and is jointly managed by Cornell and Duke University Press
Contains full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group.
Subjects covered: psychology and related subjects.
Number of journals: 66
Years covered: 1894-
It covers literature from 1887 to present. In addition to “core” psychology topics such as personality or mental health, PsycINFO contains summaries on behavioral topics from related disciplines.
Repository for ready-to-use tests and measures from the American Psychological Association features instruments that are relevant to psychology and related fields, such as psychiatry, education, medicine, business, social work and others
PubMed comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites — website.
Free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
Quandl is a data platform, hosting numerical data from hundreds of publishers. A repository of time-series data on the internet, tailored for academics, researchers, students and other data professionals, it allows you to quickly access financial and economic data in any format you want. Over 7 million time-series datasets in the domains of economics, finance, demography, society, markets, energy, health and education from a variety of reliable public sources: every single dataset comes with a link back to its original source, so users can always validate and attribute the data correctly. You can find data for commodities, futures, stock indexes, interest rates, currencies; data on real estate, energy, health, education, economics, demography and society; country-specific data for 200 countries including global stock markets; corporate data and financial ratios going back up to 10 years.
Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
The British Architectural Library’s online catalogue. Among the many subjects covered by the collection are architectural law and practice, history, building types, such as churches, galleries and houses, guides to the architecture of specific countries or regions, sustainability and town planning
Correspondence, memoranda, oral history interviews, writings, notes, statements, family papers, estate papers, financial records, address books, appointment calendars, programs, clippings, books, other printed matter, medals, drawings, photographs, and other papers documenting Rosa Parks’s civil rights activism on behalf of African Americans and her personal life. Subjects include events surrounding her arrest in 1955 for violating Montgomery, Ala., segregation laws by refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger, as well as the subsequent Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1955-1956. Includes papers relating to Parks’s work in Congressman John Conyers’s Detroit office; files from the Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development, an organization she founded to promote youth development and civil rights education; material pertaining to her participation in major civil rights events such as the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom in 1957, March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, Mississippi Freedom Project in 1964, and the Poor People’s Campaign in 1968; and Parks’s Presidential Medal of Freedom and Congressional Gold Medal (Congressional Award) along with material concerning other honors received by Parks.
Includes all articles published by the RSC (and its forerunner societies) starting from 1841 (the first issue of Memoirs and Proceedings of the Chemical Society)
Open access journals published by Sage to disseminate research to the community
Provides the full text of the journal’s news stories, research reports, and commentary articles in a searchable database, enhanced by additional information, links, multimedia, and user services, as well as a database of scientific-product information
Contains fulltext journals and summaries only of others . Subject fields covered are : Biological Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Business, Management and Accounting, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Decision Sciences, Economics, Econometrics and Finance, Engineering and Technology, Immunology and Microbiology, Materials Science, Mathematics, Medicine, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics, Physics and Astronomy, Psychology, and Social Sciences.
Open access journals across a range of topics. All open access articles are peer-reviewed and immediately free to access and download
Provides researchers, administrators, faculty, and students working in the social sciences with quick, powerful access to the bibliographic and citation information they need to find research data, analyze trends, journals and researchers, and share their findings
Developed by the Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC), SPORTDiscus covers both the practical and research literature on sport, physical fitness and physical education. It includes HERACLES, a French-language bibliographic database covering sport, physical education and fitness. Subjects covered include sports medicine, exercise psychology, biomechanics, psychology, training, coaching, physical education and fitness, and other sport- and fitness-related topics. Also included are ATLANTES and CATALOGUE DU MUSEE OLYMPIQUE.
Maximum of 8 concurrent users.
Includes a number of pure open access journals, with no subscription content published by Taylor and Francis. The articles in these journals receive both rigorous peer review and expedited online publication
Provides indexing and abstracting for over 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals to assist profession educators
This website provides a central access point for Canadian theses. It allows one to search AMICUS, Canada’s national online catalogue, for bibliographic records of all theses in the Library and Archives Canada theses collection, which was established in 1965, and free access to the full text electronic versions of Canadian theses and dissertations that were published from 1998 onwards
Digitized newspaper archive of Australian newspapers dating back to 1803
The site for UCL Press, the UK’s first fully Open Access university press
Open access journals on the OJS (Open Journal Systems) platform provided by the University of Edinburgh Library for their academic staff and student groups to publish their work
The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition), from the first issue in 1892 to the current month, reproduced in high-resolution color page images. Every page, advertisement, cover and fold-out has been included, with rich indexing enabling you to find images by garment type, designer and brand names
A collection of citation databases including access to Medline abstracts. Covers journals worldwide, including open access journals and conference proceedings with current and retrospective coverage in the sciences and social sciences from 1900. Please use Chrome or Mozilla to access this resource
The database provides access to the full text of Wiley and Blackwell Science journals. Wiley InterScience is an international resource for scientific, technical, medical scholarly content. Subject areas include medicine, health, life sciences, engineering, physics, information science, computing, mathematics
Program of fully open access journals published in collaboration with authoritative journals and societies. All research articles published in Wiley Open Access journals are immediately available to read, download and share
Collection of TSO WW1 official reports and Gazette notices dating from 1914 to 1927 is available via TSO’s online library. To mark 100 years since the beginning of World War One, TSO has produced a selected collection of official documents relating to the war. Dating from 1914 to 1927, the bibliography lists 100 key military, political and strategic documents published by the British government throughout this period. It includes original reports of key events and Gazette notices of awards and commemorations.
Online British newspapers on the Internet, together with international newspapers with English versions, news international news links and sites. Includes television channel news sites