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Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics *

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The Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics offers thousands of comprehensive and accessible essays on major authors, periods and genres, written by experts and designed for student readers. For the author companions, each writer is placed in literary and historical context; their major works are analysed, and their influence on later writers assessed.

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Cambridge University Press

 

 

 

Cambridge eBook Collection *

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Provides access to over 1,000 e-books published by Cambridge University Press.

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Cambridge University Press

 

 

Cambridge Journals Online *

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Cambridge Journals Digital Archive contains the full text from 170 journals, from volume 1, issue 1 to 1996. Please note, we only subscribe to the latest issues of some of the journals. Subjects covered include: science and technology, animal science, agriculture, ecology and conservation, history, law, language, linguistics and literature, mathematics and computer science, medicine, music and drama, philosophy and religion, physical sciences, and politics and economics.

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Publisher

Cambridge via JISC

 

 

Campbell Collaboration

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C2 is an evidence-based resource covering social welfare, education, psychology and crime. It consists of two unique databases: C2-SPECTR (Social, Psychological, Education and Criminological Trails Registry) and C2-RIPE (Reviews of Interventions and Policy Evaluations).

 

Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations

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A web-based service which allows users to search for the meanings of abbreviations of English-language legal publications or enter the title of a law publication to find the abbreviation.

 

 

 

CCO: Philosophy, Religion and Cultural Studies

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Cambridge Companions Online is the electronic version of the Cambridge Companions book series, and provides introductions to major writers, artists, philosophers, topics, and periods in the subject areas of literature, philosophy, classics, religion, and cultural studies.

The philosophy, religion and culture sub collection includes essays which are intended to serve as reference works for an interdisciplinary audience of students and non-specialists.
Addressing topics and figures ranging from Plato through Kant to Habermas, and philosophical movements such as the Scottish Enlightenment and German Idealism, this online collection contains over 1,000 downloadable essays taken from the Cambridge Companions to philosophy, religion and culture.

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Cambridge University Press

 

 

 

 

Child Development and Adolescent Studies

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Description

Indexes current and historical literature related to the growth and development of children up to the age of 21. It 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.

Coverage

Covers journals, technical reports, books, book chapters, theses, and dissertations. More than 383,000 records are included, with over 10,000 new records added each year. 

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

Chitty on Contracts, via Westlaw

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Description

Definitive practitioner text on contract law.

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Coverage

Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

CIB (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction)

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The International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (Conseil International du Bâtiment (CIB)), is an international network conducting research in the areas of building and construction.  The various CIB Databases, including the ICONDA Ⓡ CIB Library, provide access to the full text of their publications, meetings, and conferences as well as information on their research commissions and membership.

Coverage

Scanned copies of hundreds of publications, both the full proceedings (± 25 each year) and the single papers (±over 2,500 each year) from all CIB and CIB co-sponsored conferences.

Publisher

CIB Publications

 

CINAHL Plus (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) *

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Description

CINAHL® Plus covers more than 4,500 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with coverage dating as far back as 1937. Offering complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association, CINAHL Plus covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. It is produced in the US but has worldwide coverage. The majority of the journals covered are in the English language. It contains more than 2.7 million records.

Coverage

1937 onwards

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EBSCO

 

 

 

CiteSeerX (Research Index)

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Citeseer (also known as ResearchIndex) is a scientific digital library aimed primarily at computer scientists. It contains freely available, full-text research articles (journal pre-prints and papers where available, conference proceedings, technical reports) downloaded from the Web. The articles are indexed by an Autonomous Citation Indexing (ACI) system which links the records together through references cited within, and citations made to, an article. It provides links to related articles and can identify the context of a citation (allowing researchers to see what their peers have said about the cited work). CiteSeer supports full Boolean, phrase and proximity searching. You can choose to search the full-text documents or the citations contained within these documents. (Please note, not all links to cited refeerences will be available as full-text documents).

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Pennsylvania State University

 

 

Civil Procedure Rules (White Book), via Westlaw

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Description

The definitive statement on civil procedure. It provides high quality commentary and expert opinion as well as links to primary sources referenced.

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Coverage

Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

Clarke, Hall and Morrison on Children

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Leading work on both the civil jurisdiction of the family courts and the criminal jurisdiction of the youth courts.  Provides access to all the legislation, circulars and guidance notes that relate to every aspect of child law. It also includes useful procedural tables, checklists, precedents and flowcharts.

Coverage

Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

Clergy of the Church of England Database

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Clergy of Church of England Database makes available and searchable the principal records of clerical careers from over 50 archives in England and Wales with the aim of providing coverage of as many clerical lives as possible from the Reformation to the mid-nineteenth century.

Coverage

1540 - 1835

Publisher

University of Kent

 

 

Clerk and Lindsell on Torts

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Description

Definitive practitioner text on torts.

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Coverage

Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

Clinical Skills

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Clinical Skills offers more than 160 clinical skills procedures, in a user-friendly illustrated format, regularly updated and with a useful search facility.

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clinicalskills.net

 

 

 

Cochrane Library

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Description

The Cochrane Library is considered to be the best single source of reliable evidence on the effects of health care. It includes the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) which is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care.

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John Wiley & Sons

 

 

Communication & Mass Media Complete *

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Description

Communication and Mass Media Complete is a database covering journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study. Content includes over 800 journals (500 of which are available full text).

Coverage

1915 - present

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

Community Care Inform

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Community Care Inform contains a wealth of expert-written, practice-related information, including:

  • Case studies rewritten specifically for social care professionals
  • Guidance to key pieces of legislation
  • Expert articles and book reviews
  • Practice guides

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Publisher

Reed Business Information

 

 

COMPASS Online

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Description

COMPASS Online is a fully searchable and indexed database of over 181,000 planning appeals decisions. Appeal coverage is comprehensive from 1985 to present. The search function allows you to find appeals using specific keywords, issue codes and geographical selections.

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Haymarket Business Media

 

 

 

Constructing Excellence

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Access to the Members Portal providing online access to Constructing Excellence publications, case studies, guidance, task and networking groups and KPIs and benchmarking information.

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Constructing Excellence

 

 

 

Construction Information Service

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Description

Provides electronic access to an index of standards, regulatory and advisory documents for the UK construction industry.

Publisher

I.H.S.

 

 

Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi (Medieval Stained Glass Windows in Britain)

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Description

The Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi (CVMA) is the international research project dedicated to recording medieval stained glass in Great Britain.

Coverage

12th Century - 20th Century

Publisher

British Academy

 

 

CoStar Suite

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Description

CoStar Suite replaces its predecessor, Focus, and endeavours to provide a full market inventory of freehold and leasehold properties and spaces.  Searchable by market and submarket, with hundreds of details on each property, including photos, aerial maps, floor plans, stack plans and analytical tools.

Publisher

CoStar Group

 

 

 

CRCnetBASE

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Description

A collection of electronic books in engineering, environment and technology. UWE Bristol only has access to some of the books on this database.

Notes: Individual titles can also be accessed via the library search.

Publisher

Taylor and Francis

 

 

 

Credo Reference *

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Description

Online reference library. Includes encyclopaedias, dictionaries, thesauri, books of quotations, atlases

Publisher

Credo

 

 

Cullen Project

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Description

A searchable database of the consultation letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. Contains details on William Cullen and eighteenth-century medical practices, patients' stories, illness narratives and medical language. Letter-writing and postal communications, food, drink, exercise, travel, social relations and family history.

Coverage

1710 - 1790

Publisher

University of Glasgow

 

 

CumInCAD (Cumulative Index of Computer Aided Design)

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Description

CumInCAD is a cumulative index of publications about computer aided architectural design.

Coverage

Includes bibliographic information about over 8,700 records from journals and conferences such as ACADIA, CAADRIA, eCAADe, SiGraDi, CAAD futures, DDSS and others.

Publisher

CumInCAD

 

 

 

Curia: European Court of Justice

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Description

Case-law database on the official web site of the European Court of Justice (as well as the General Court and the European Union Civil Service Tribunal)

Coverage

1997- present

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Info-Curia Help guide

Publisher

European Court of Justice

 

 

 

 

 

Current Awareness Abstracts

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Description

Over 35,000 abstracts from library and information management literature dating from 1988 to the present day.

Coverage

1988 - current

Publisher

Emerald / Aslib

 

 

Current Sentencing Practice, via Westlaw

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Description

A comprehensive service on the law and practice of sentencing in England and Wales. Includes The Referencer which provides at-a-glance information on sentencing law. Cross referenced to Archbold.

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Coverage

Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

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