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Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination

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Description

Bates’ Visual Guide delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for advanced assessment or an introduction to clinical medicine. The site features more than 8 hours of video content. 

Publisher

Wolters Kluwer

 

 

 

BCIS (Building Cost Information Service)

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Description

The BCIS Online database contains elemental cost analyses for over 17,500 projects across the UK - information you will find indispensable when preparing cost plans, providing early cost advice to clients and benchmarking costs. Location and time-adjustment factors within the cost database allow you to use the data in a flexible way to suit your individual project needs. Includes access to data from the following BCIS online products: 

  • BCIS Online (including Building Maintenance Indices)
  • BCIS Review Online
  • BCIS Housing Online
  • BCIS Building Running Costs Online
  • The Duration Calculator
  • The Dayworks Updating Service

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Publisher

BCIS

 

 

BCIS Online Rates Database

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Description

Online price book data from BCIS for estimating the costs of construction projects, including: building maintenance, alterations & refurbishment, civil engineering, major & minor works, painting & decorating, SMM7 and basic plant charges.

Coverage

Updated annually, this resource allows you to benchmark against 18,500 separate supply prices of which there are over 9,000 material costs and over 8,000 specialist prices collected from independent suppliers.

Publisher

BCIS

 

 

 

Berg Fashion Library *

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The Berg Fashion Library is a unique new online portal which offers users fully cross-searchable access to an expanding range of Berg content collections – including the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion online, e-books, reference works, images.

Publisher

Bloomsbury

 

 

Bess of Hardwick's Letters

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Description

Letters to and from Bess of Hardwick between the years 1550 and 1607. It includes: correspondence, images, and commentaries that provide an overview of her life.

Coverage

1550 - 1607

Publisher

University of Glasgow

 

 

BFI InView

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Description

BFI InView is a moving image collection of over 2,000 non-fiction and television titles from the 20th Century and early 21st Century.

Search tips available within site.

Coverage

Over 2,000 non-fiction and television titles from the 20th Century to the early 21st Century.

Publisher

British Film Institute (with JISC Funding)

 

 

Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA)

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Description

"The world's most comprehensive bibliography of scholarly writing about the history of western art."

BHA indexes articles from over 1,200 journals. 

Coverage

Note that the database is an archive and covers both BHA (covering 1990-2007) and the International Bibliography of Art (IBA), covering the years 2008 and part of 2009. The Répertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA), one of the predecessors of BHA, with records that cover 1975–1989, will be online from May 1 2010.

Publisher

Getty

 

 

Bibliography of British and Irish History

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Description

The Bibliography of British and Irish History is a database covering British and Irish history and relations with the empire and Commonwealth, from 55 BC to the present. Compiled in collaboration with the Royal Historical Society and the Institue of History, this resource comprises nearly 500,000 entries from over 600 journals.

Publisher

Brepolis

 

 

BioMed Central *

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Description

BioMed Central is an independent publisher committed to providing open access to peer-reviewed biomedical research. This is a collection of 186 full-text journals in biology and medicine.

Publisher

BioMed Central

 

 

Blackstone's Criminal Practice (via LexisLibrary)

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Description

An annual publication from Oxford University Press which covers all areas of criminal law and is divided into 6 different subject areas.

Help available from within the site

Coverage

Full text. Updated regularly.

Publisher

LNUK

 

 

Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology Online

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Description

Entries range from short definitions of key terms to extended exploration of major topics. Both classical sociology and contemporary developments are covered, as well as a timeline of 600 key events in the history of sociology.

Coverage

Over 1,800 entries

Publisher

Blackwells

 

 

Bloomsbury Hart *

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Description

This is an e-book selected collection which you can browse, read on screen, or download. Titles we own are accessible via the library search as well as being searchable within the database.

Publisher

Bloomsbury Hart

 

 

BMJ Learning

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Description

BMJ Learning is a learning website for medical professionals offering a wide range of resources commissioned by the BMJ Group. These are evidence based, dealing with everyday issues in primary care and hospital medicine. There are currently over 300 modules.

Publisher

BMJ Publishing Group

 

 

BNF

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Description

Up-to-date information on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines

Publisher

Medicines Complete

 

 

BNF for children

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Description

Up-to-date information on prescibing, dispensing, and administering medicine for children.

Publisher

Medicines Complete

 

 

BNI (British Nursing Index)

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  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database
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Description

The British Nursing Index is a UK nursing and midwifery database, covering over 240 UK journals and other English language titles, including core international nursing, midwifery and selective content from medical, allied health and management titles.

Coverage

1985 Onwards

Publisher

BNI

 

 

Box of Broadcasts (BoB)

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Description

Box of Broadcasts (BoB) is an off-air recording and media archive service. BoB is available to staff and students of member institutions of the British Universities Film & Video Council that hold an ERA+ license. This TV scheduling service allows you to record TV and radio programmes that are scheduled to be broadcast over the next seven days as well as retrieving programmes from the last seven days from a selected list of recorded channels.

Publisher

BUFVC - British Universties Film Video Council.

 

 

 

Bridgeman Art Library Archive

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Description

Images from over 8,000 collections and 29,000 artists selected from the Bridgeman Archive which showcases museums, galleries and artists throughout the world by providing a central source of art images.

Publisher

Bridgeman

 

 

 

Brill Journal Archive *

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Description

Provides access to over 50,000 articles to more than 80 journals published by Brill before 2000.

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Coverage

Covers biology, humanities, human rights, international law, science and the social sciences.

Publisher

Brill publishing

 

 

 

British Cartoon Archive

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Description

The British Cartoon Archive contains more than 125,000 cartoons, fully-catalogued, searchable, and available to view online. The Giles Collection comprises 15,000 cartoon images, with some 5,000 pages of related paperwork, covering British political and social history. This part of the Archive is available to use free of charge for educational purposes.

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Publisher

University of Kent

 

 

 

British Education Index

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Description

The British Education Index covers research, policy, and practice in education and training in the UK, with particular strengths in evaluation and assessment, technology, and SEN. Sources include journal articles, books, reports, series, and conference papers.

Coverage

Over 300 education and training journals from 1975 onwards.

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

Bristol Historical Resource

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Description

This is the online version of the Bristol Historical Resources CD-ROM, Created in 2000 by the UWE Regional History Centre.

Please note that the 'Resources' section is only available on the Bristol Historical Resources CD-ROM. This includes the New Bristol Historical Bibliography and the data sets from the Bristol Historical Databases Project.

Coverage

Contains 36 chapters covering aspects of Bristol's history, with topics covering methodology, building, places and people, economic history, health and social welfare, law and crime, and politics.

Publisher

Regional History Centre, UWE

 

 

 

 

 

 

British History Online

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Description

British History Online is the digital library of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and early modern history of Britain. More than 500 volumes are available, including: Journals of the Houses of Commons and Lords, the Victorian County History of the Counties of England, Guides and Calendars, Gazetteers and dictionaries, and historic maps from the Ordnance Survey.

Publisher

Institute of Historical Research

 

 

 

 

British Humanities Index

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Description

An international abstracting and indexing tool for research in the humanities and arts. The British Humanities Index indexes over 370 internationally respected humanities journals and weekly magazines, as well as quality newspapers published in the United Kingdom, the United States, and other English-speaking countries.

Coverage

Coverage from 1962 onwards.

Publisher

Proquest

 

 

British Library Archival Sound Recordings

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Description

Contains over 12,000 recordings from the British Library's Sound Archive of the spoken word, music, interviews and sound effects.

Publisher

British Library

 

 

British National Corpus (BNC)

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  • This database is only available from one PC on Level 3 of Frenchay Library. Booking is essential and can be made at the Level 2 Enquiry Desk. 
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Description

The British National Corpus (BNC) is a 100 million-word collection of samples of written and spoken language from a wide range of sources, designed to represent a wide cross-section of current British English, both spoken and written. This database is only available from one PC on Level 3 of the Frenchay Library.

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Publisher

University of Oxford

 

 

British Periodicals Collections I and II *

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Description

Almost 500 British periodical runs from the 1680s to the 1930s, based on the UMI Microfilm Collection, 'Early British Periodicals'. Multidisciplinary coverage includes literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences, music, drama, archaeology and architecture.

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Publisher

Chadwyck-Healey (ProQuest)

 

 

British Printed Images to 1700

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Description

British Printed Images to 1700 is a digital library of prints and book illustrations from early modern Britain.

Coverage

1540 - 1800

Publisher

University of London

 

 

 

British Union of Fascists : newspapers and secret files

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Description

Contains the three principal organs of the British Union of Fascists: Action (1936-1940), Blackshirt (1933-1939) and Fascist week (1933-1934). In addition to this, the present collection reproduces, from the National Archives at Kew, a wealth of information gathered by the Home Office, the Police, MI5 and the Cabinet Office on Sir Oswald Mosley and also his second wife, Lady Diana Mosley

Publisher

Microform Academic Publishers

 

 

 

BSOL (British Standards Online) *

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Description

British Standards Online (BSOL) is the British Standards Institute's flagship database of standards. Used by professionals around the world, it is the most comprehensive and authoritative source of British, and adopted European and international, standards.

Publisher

BSI

 

 

Building.co.uk

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Description

Established in 1843, Building is a weekly magazine covering the breadth of the built environment, including news, analysis, case studies, careers and regulations.

Key sectors covered include:

  • Housing
  • Commercial
  • Public
  • Regeneration
  • Sustainability
  • Legal
  • Offices
  • Industrial
  • Education & Healthcare
  • Retail

Coverage

1997 to present

Publisher

United Business Media International

 

 

Building Design Online

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Description

"Building Design Online complements the weekly print magazine by offering the latest news, analysis, buildings and hard industry data as well as unique video covering the architectural spectrum.

Includes access to BD Reviews, which focuses on projects, people, and products – covering the issues hitting the headlines in sectors such as public buildings, education and interiors."

Coverage

1999 to present

Publisher

United Business Media International

 

 

Building Types Online

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Description

This architectural design resource offers detailed search and browse access to the contents of the Birkhäuser collection of building types. All content was written and selected by internationally renowned authors in architectural design. It contains a large international collection of contemporary buildings, eg housing, office buildings, museums, schools, libraries, industrial complexes, including 850 international case studies from the past 30 years, more than 120 thematic articles on specific aspects of building design, approx. 1,800 photos and approx. 3,500 technical plans. Updated annually.

Publisher

Birkhauser

 

 

 

Business Source Complete *

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  • More than 90% of the currently published journals in this database are included in the main library search
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Description

Covers UK and international business, management and economics issues across a range of sectors including construction, IT, education, and health. Provides full-text journal articles; market, company & industry sector reports; and country intelligence.

Coverage

Please note that the 500 most popular Harvard Business Review articles are available as read-only, ie cannot be downloaded or printed

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Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service

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Description

Covers all aspects of personal injury law and litigation.

Publisher

Lexis Nexis

 

 

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