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Leading UK agency for supporting artists' practice. Includes A-N Magazine.
Offering the latest business and financial information for researchers at all levels. It includes in-depth coverage for over 3,730 publications, with more than 2,670 available in full text.
A comprehensive, multidisciplinary database of full-text academic journals.
Full text access to Association for Computing Machinery journals and conference papers from 1985 to the present.
The early history of African American poetry.
Allied and Complementary Medicine covers complimentary medicine, psychotherapy, diet therapy, occupational health, physiology and rehabilitation.
Contains the complete backfiles of 23 journals published by the American Chemical Society between 1879 and 1995.
Plays by American dramatists that chronicle the history and culture of America.
Over 40,000 poems from the Colonial Period to the early twentieth century.
The British Library Sound Archive, one of the world's largest sound archives, offers a ground-breaking online digital resource of sound recordings reflecting the broad spectrum of its holdings.
More than 40,000 images here, and a network of over half a million links. There are amazing and wonderful things to find, and any number of ways of finding them.
Indexes international art journalism from 1929 to 1984.
A fully searchable commercial image bank of over 100,000 art images aimed at providing images for publishers, advertising, web sites, etc.
Art Source covers a broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. Providing over 600 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and a collection of over 63,0000 images, it is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students and general researchers.
Abstracts of contemporary art journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogues etc., going back to the late 1960s.
Previously known as designinform. Consists of three art and design databases: Design Abstracts Retrospective, Design ProFILES, and reVIEW.
Index of articles, papers and reports relevant to Australian education, from 1979 onwards.
Key resource for bibliographic information of articles about architecture and design.
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Searchable website of the UKs 212,000 oil paintings now digitised and online.
The works of America's most important literary writers from the time of the Revolution to 1930.
Concise evaluative summaries of authored and collected volumes, offering a non-partisan guide to the literature in the area.
Provides immediate free access to peer-reviewed biomedical research.
Life sciences and biomedical research covering pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more.
Medical journals. (Note: not all titles are subscribed).
Bookboon's free online textbooks for students are focused and to the point. They are all written by highly respected professors from top universities in the world and cover topics such as economics, statistics, IT, engineering and natural science.
A selection of nursing and health related handbooks.
Image database covering world art from ancient to modern times.
Now available through JISC JournalArchives. Full text articles from 80 journals published by Brill before 2000. Covers biology, the humanities, human rights, international law, science, and the social sciences. In JISC JournalArchives you can search this collection by selecting Browse and then Browse by Collection.
British and Irish case law & legislation, European Union case law, Law Commission reports, and other law-related British and Irish material.
Cartoon cuttings and original artwork.
This collection covers aspects of educational policy and administration, evaluation and assessment, technology and special educational needs. The British Education Index provides coverage of all areas of education from preschool to higher education and is searchable by educational level and age group.
Provides access to thousands of images from the British Library collections which include manuscripts, rare books and maps spanning almost 3000 years.
Provides up-to-date, practical guidance on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines.
Digital collection of British historic newspapers. Contains: 19th Century British Library Newspapers, and the Burney Newspaper Collection.
Full text of hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth.
The British Pharmacopoeia (BP) is the official collection of standards for UK medicinal products and pharmaceutical substances. Produced by the British Pharmacopoeia Commission Secretariat of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, the BP makes a valuable contribution to public health by setting publicly available standards for the quality of medicines.

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BSOL is the online standards database giving access to over 55,000 up-to-date British, adopted European and International standards.
The world's leading resource for the study of newsreels and cinemagazines
Newspapers and news pamphlets from the 17th and 18th century. Mostly published in London - but includes some English provincial, Irish and Scottish papers, and a few examples from the American colonies, Europe and India.
Business Source Complete contains premium content of peer-reviewed, business related journals. Included as part of the comprehensive coverage are indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals, dating back as far as 1886. In addition, searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals.
This provides clear access points into primary information such as Company information and profiles, Industry profiles, Business videos and Market research reports.
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Digitised backfiles of Science, Technology and Medicine journals, and Humanities & Social Sciences journals from Cambridge University Press.
A service allowing you to search for the meaning of abbreviations for English language legal publications, from the British Isles, the Commonwealth and the United States, including those covering international and comparative law.
Access to a wide range of social care materials. Includes articles from key journals and special reports.
Access to full-text judgments, updated daily. All judgments are fully categorised and classified. Searchable by Case Name, Date, Subject, Judge or names of legal representatives involved.
Census.ac.uk, home of the ESRC Census Programme, provides a one stop gateway to data and support services which allow users and researchers in UK Higher and Further Education to access the 1971, 1981, 1991 and 2001 UK censuses. Registration required.
This database is today's 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 & Bibliography from 1927-2001 previously published by the Society for Research in Child Development, plus new coverage on child rights and welfare issues.
Comprehensive source of information for nurses, and allied health professionals. Scroll down the EBSCOHost menu for the CINAHL link.
Reliable and up-to-date information on the effects of interventions in health care.
Company Reporting is a high-value independent research service which reports on constantly changing financial reporting practice of public companies. Influential in monitoring and development of IFRS reporting for over two decades, Company Reporting is the primary source of best practice research for professional and corporate accountants, regulators and academics throughout the world.
Latest information and current trends in high technology. Full text covers over 300 publications.
CIS provides full-text access to current regulations, standards and industry news for architects, designers, engineers, quantity surveyors and health and safety staff. It includes British Standards referenced in building regulations, JCT contracts, CIBSE documents, legislative and compliance regulations, Eurocodes, UK National Annexes and Non-contradictory Complimentary Information (NCCI).
A digital reference library containing high-quality reference books. Includes dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, books of quotations and subject-specific titles covering everything from the arts to accountancy and law to literature
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Videos of dance productions and documentaries by influential performers and companies. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance.
A collection of over 4000 full-text e-books.
Dawsonera is experiencing intermittent issues. The site may be unavailable at times.
Abstracts articles of the major design journals and annuals published in the 20th century.
Bibliographic database covering design and crafts, including architecture. Indexes journal articles, exhibition reviews and news items from 1973 to the present.
Comprehensive dictionary of design and designers.
DH Data is the database of the Department of Health's Library and Information Services. Part of HMIC.
Online maps and mapping data of Great Britain, at a series of pre-defined scales; includes collections from Ordnance Survey and Landmark. A registration form will need to be completed when a user accesses Digimap for the first time; this takes two working days to process, before Digimap can be used.
Digital Theatre Plus offers streamed films of leading British theatre productions for educational use. Each production is supported by additional content, including interviews with the creative and production teams and written study guides.
A digital library of plays and reference works, as well as a source of expert guidance in the form of scholarly notes, annotated texts, critical analysis and contextual information. Includes content from Methuen Drama, Faber and Faber, The Arden Shakespeare, Bloomsbury Publishing, and The Victoria and Albert Museum.
DynaMed provides clinically-organized summaries for nearly 3,000 disease and condition topics, incorporating over 800 drug topics. DynaMed editors monitor the content of over 500 medical journals selecting and critically appraising each selected article.
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Facsimile page images and keyword-searchable full text for more than four hundred works of American prose fiction published before 1850.
The full text of 875 first editions of American novels and short stories.
Over 200 complete works in fictional prose.
Electronic book service.
Full text ebooks from EBSCO
A broad range of full text and bibliographic databases hosted by EBSCO.
The ESDS is a national service providing access to key economic and social data.
Major editions, printings and adaptions of Shakespeare's works from the First Folio to modern day.
Providing indexing and abstracts for more than 680 periodicals, books and yearbooks, this database covers a broad range of subjects pertaining to education and is invaluable for education students, professionals and policy makers.
Education Research Complete is the definitive online resource for education research. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,100 journals, as well as full text for more than 1,200 journals, and includes full text for nearly 500 books and monographs.
This research database includes more than 199,000 bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
96 complete works in English prose from the period by writers from the British Isles.
Embase is a biomedical and pharmacological database containing bibliographic records with citations, abstracts and indexing derived from biomedical articles in peer reviewed journals, and is especially strong in its coverage of drug and pharmaceutical research.
Access to over 100 academic business and management journals, full text to the end of 2004 only.
The ENDS Report is the UK's No 1 source of environmental intelligence for professionals, delivering news, analysis and reference across the carbon, environmental and sustainability agenda. Please click on the Passwords icon on the right, for details of how to access this resource.
One of the IHS Ti databases, providing a comprehensive collection of product catalogues covering general engineering, the electronics industry and the process industry.
4,000 plays by 1,200 authors from the late thirteenth century to the early twentieth century.
Essentially the complete English poetic canon from the 8th century to the early 20th.
Updates the above with 20, 000 more poems taken from 20th century.
The Education Resource Information Center provides access to educational literature and resources. This database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.
The Economic and Social Data Service provides access to key economic and social data.
A database from the British Library offering full-text access to PhD theses from the majority of British universities. Theses not immediately available for download can be digitised to order. You will need to register with the site to view content.
EUR-Lex provides free access to European Union law and other documents considered to be public.
EUROPA is the portal site of the European Union (http://europa.eu). It provides up-to-date coverage of European Union affairs and essential information on European integration.
The European Commission web site.
Provides access to information about the EU and expertise on its workings.
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A collection of some of the most influential poets of the twentieth century, containing 140 full text volumes by 50 poets.
In-depth indexing of over 100,000 films - from the first silent movies to the latest blockbusters - and biographical information for over 40,000 personalities.
EC and UK legislation plus guidelines for the food and drink industry.
English transcripts of broadcasts and news from around the world, covering 1974–1996.
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Includes: Modern Language Association (MLA) International Bibliography, 19th Century British Library Newspapers, and Eighteenth Century Collections Online.
Photographs of the UK that you can select using the map, free to use for non-profit uses.
References and abstracts relating to human health and communicable diseases. Covers foreign language journals, books, research reports, patents and standards, dissertations, conference proceedings, annual reports, public health, developing country information, and other difficult to obtain material.
Provides a simple way to search for scholarly literature. Includes journal articles, theses, books, abstracts. Links to possible full-text sources are appended to some references: "Wolverhampton Uni Links"; these do not produce full text in every case
Focuses on the impact of humans on the environment, covering global warming, sustainable agriculture, green building and renewable energy.
Part of Oxford Art Online. Articles on every aspect of the visual arts. Plus thousands of images.
Part of Oxford Music Online. Includes the The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz.
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Part of the LexisNexis Butterworth service. Comprehensive and authoritative narrative treatment of the law of England and Wales.
Collection of law and law-related material covering four centuries of mainly US law research. Collections include the Law Journal Library and US Supreme Court Library and are all image-based and fully searchable. The Law Journals Library contains 888 full text journals from first issues, with increasing current and UK coverage.
(Now called Morningstar Company Intelligence) A database of the UK's top 300,000 companies. Allows you to view company fundamentals, including charts, ratios, latest news and director biographies. Provides focussed research into the companies, people and news that drive the UK stockmarket.
Compilation of health and social care management information from the Department of Health's Library and Information Services (DH Data) and the King’s Fund Information and Library Service.
Research and news in all areas of the hospitality and tourism industry going back to 1965. Full text for 440 publications.
Searchable full text Parliamentary papers.
Full text journals, books and other published sources, covering all aspects of the humanities, with worldwide content.
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i-law gives you access to UK Building Law reports and several key construction law journals and newsletters. Login by just putting your University email address in the “email address” box. To see the University’s subscriptions, click on the arrow next to the i-law com logo and select “Subscription Library”.
Full text civil engineering journals published by the Institution of Civil Engineers from 1836 to the present.
Delivering full text access to the world's highest quality technical literature in engineering and technology.
IHS host a suite of databases, including: the Construction Information Service, Specify-it, the Occupational Health and Safety Information Service, Engineer-it, Food and Drink Safety, SCI Blue Book and LABC Type Approval
Covers theses accepted for higher degrees by British and Irish universities. Links are given to information regarding full-text.
Similar to SwetsWise - giving access to the University's subscription journals.
Online access to the Institute of Physics journals.
Locate conference and symposium information, includes the search capability to locate author names and papers presented at selected conferences.
The definitive research tool for the study of theatre and the performing arts.
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Contains the full text or page images of over 350,000 books published in England from 1475 to 1900. The service draws together content from two of the best-known and longest-established early book collections (EEBO and ECCO) as well as additional unique titles from the BL 19th Century Collection.
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Enables simple and fast conceptual searching across more than 450 journals published by Brill, Institution of Civil Engineers, Institute of Physics, ProQuest, Oxford University Press and the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Multimedia service offering a wealth of digital image, film and sound collections.
Printed ephemera from the Bodleian Library.
Repository service for the sharing, reuse and repurposing of learning materials.
Evaluates and measures the impact of leading journals based on citation data.
The largest, free collection of scholarly journal Tables of Contents (TOCs). Alerts you when new issues of journals that you follow are published.
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Market intelligence reports (listed by product/service types) and company reports (7m+ UK companies).
Fully searchable Authorized Version.
Health management and services, social care, service development, and NHS organisation and administration. Part of HMIC.
Ebooks on civil engineering, construction, engineering and project administration. Select "My Subscription" in order to search our subscribed, full text titles.
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A high quality spatial data download service which is enhanced and supported by a range of e-learning materials.
Part of Lexis Library. Access to a library of English and Scots law, including full text statutes and statutory instruments.
Legislation.gov.uk is the official revised edition of the primary legislation of the United Kingdom made available online. (Previously the UK Statute Law Database)
Access to an extensive set of full text legal resources, including UK Cases and Legislation, Halsbury's Laws of England, Forms & Precedents and UK Journals.
Covers librarianship, classification, cataloguing, online information retrieval etc. back to the mid-1960s.
A leading online resource for the study and teaching of literature in English. It combines the texts of over 355,000 literary works with a vast library of key criticism and reference resources (Service limited to 10 concurrent users).
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Formerly MIDIRS (Midwifery and Infant Care). Midwifery information services, including journal abstracts, news and a directory of organisations.
Multimedia service from JISC offering image, film and sound collections.
MEDLINE® with Full Text provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. It provides full text for 1,470 journals indexed in MEDLINE.
Mintel supplies independent research on UK consumer markets. Reports are written by experts in each sector.
Bibliographic citations to journal articles, books, and dissertations from 1963. Covers language, literature, folklore, linguistics, literary theory and criticism, and the dramatic arts.
Guide to reference sources essential to the study of British literature, literatures of the United States, other literatures in English, and related topics.
(Formerly Hemscott Company Guru) A database of the UK's top 300,000 companies. Allows you to view company fundamentals, including charts, ratios, latest news and director biographies. Provides focussed research into the companies, people and news that drive the UK stockmarket.
Currently covers midwifery titles, humanities, business studies, computer and social sciences.
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A streaming audio service for classical music, also includes jazz, folk, blues and ethnic music. Recordings are taken mainly from the Naxos catalogues supplemented by tracks from other labels.
Resources for dance teachers. Full text access to Dance Matters and other dance publications.
Contains full runs of 48 influential national and regional newspapers of the 19th century
250 novels from the period 1782 to 1903, including works by all the major Victorian novelists.
When complete this collection will make available full runs of nearly 600 titles, containing an estimated six million pages of nineteenth-century journalism, fully searchable, sourced from the British Library, the National Library of Scotland and other specialist libraries.
Full text from leading nursing journals.
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Official guidance, legislation, best practice and standards enabling organisations to manage health, safety, environment and public protection issues in Britain and the Republic of Ireland.
Includes: HMIC, Maternity & Infant Care, Journals@Ovid, Books@Ovid, Global Health.
The home of Grove Art Online, it contains articles on every aspect of the visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, graphic arts, decorative arts and photography from prehistory to the present day . It also contains thousands of images.
The Oxford English Dictionary Online allows the vast OED database to be searched by word or phrase. Results give the historical context.
A selection of nursing and health related handbooks.
Research journals from Oxford University Press. With most titles, content from 1996 onwards is only available if the University has a current subscription. But earlier content, from Vol.1, Issue 1, is available via the Online Archives.
Oxford University Press's music reference, including Grove Music Online.
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This online market research tool monitors industry trends and gives you strategic analysis and a market size and market share database for all your products across all your key countries. Passport is Euromonitor International's global market analysis software platform, which analyses the industry in countries around the world.
The JISC collection is a subset of 80 full text journal backfiles in the arts, humanities, and social sciences from Periodicals Archive Online. Dating from 1891 to 2000.
From Lexis - Click Sources tab (top left), then P. For law practitioners in the field of personal injury.
A broad range of full-text and bibliographic databases hosted by Proquest.
The most comprehensive available record of doctoral theses from the United Kingdom and Ireland. The collection offers the most comprehensive available listing of theses, with abstracts accepted for higher degrees by universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland, since 1716.
Full text access to a collection of archived, searchable British national and regional newspapers, updated daily.
Large full text psychology database offering full text coverage for nearly 600 journals.
Extensive bibliographic coverage of the international literature on psychology and allied fields.
PubMed comprises more than 22 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.
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Full text coverage of U.S. regional business publications from 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires.
Digitized decorative and fine arts journals published in Europe and the USA during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
This comprehensive music bibliography features citations, abstracts and subject indexing. It provides broad yet detailed coverage, and facilitates both focused research and browsing for readers of all levels.
A database of rock music writing, comprising 8,000 articles from US and UK publications: Creem, Trouser Press, Melody Maker, New Musical Express, etc., searchable by artist, date, genre, etc.
The latest evidence-based clinical procedures for nurses.
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Electronic books in areas of computing, mathematics and engineering. Please remember to LOG OUT, or subsequent use is prevented.
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SciFinder is a research discovery application that provides unlimited access to the world's most comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences.
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed research literature with more than 20,500 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers. Scopus offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and arts and humanities.
The history of British film and television. Hundreds of hours of video clips from the bfi National Film and Television Archive. To play the clips, select "Windows Media" when prompted.
The Smithers Rapra ebook collection contains over 200 leading titles in the fields of polymer, plastics and rubber research.
Information and research on all aspects of social care.
A comprehensive sociology research database, featuring over 1,600,000 records and full text of over 253 "core" coverage journals. Part of the EBSCO Host research databases - linked from the bottom of the EBSCO Host menu.
Product and supplier information for the construction industry.
Comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals. One of the EBSCO Host databases - linked from near the bottom of the EBSCO Host menu.
Access to over 1,000 full text journals on all subjects.
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The online platform for Taylor & Francis Group journals.
A collection of 11 subject-specific learning and teaching journals related to the work of the Higher Education Academy.
The Times Digital Archive is an online, full-text facsimile of more than 200 years of The Times, one of the most highly regarded resources for the 19th – 20th Century history detailing every complete page of every issue from 1785.
Leading journals, online publications, collected volumes, and doctoral theses in translation studies and related disciplines.
Reports on tourism destinations from Mintel. Covers arrivals, origin markets, accommodation, transport, attractions, promotion and prospects for the future.
African-American poetry from the early twentieth century to the present.
American poetry from the early twentieth century to the present.
English poetry from the early twentieth century to the present.
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Full text access to a collection of archived, searchable British national and regional newspapers, updated daily.
Boundary maps of the UK to download.
Global Serials Directory. Bibliographic and publisher information on more than 300,000 periodicals of all types.
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The online resource for visual arts
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Web of Science is a research platform that provides access to: the Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Conference Proceedings Citation Indexes, Journal Citation Index and Medline.
The Wellcome Trust has made its vast collection of images depicting 2000 years of medicine and mankind available for free under a Creative Commons Licence. This allows users to copy, distribute and display the images, provided the source is fully attributed and it is used for non-commercial purposes.
Free access to Welsh newspaper articles, provided by the National Library of Wales
Cases and statutes, administrative materials, law reviews and treatises, attorney profiles, news and business information.
WGSN is the leading fashion and style forecaster, predicting the cultural climate months in advance.
Electronic journals. Full text access is limited to University subscriptions only.
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.
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The British Library's Electronic Table of Contents. Contains details of articles from 20,000 current journals and 16,000 conference proceedings. All subjects covered, from 1993 and it is updated daily.You can set-up personalised email Zetoc Alerts or RSS feeds to track the latest articles or journal titles related to your interests.