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Data Archive

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

Provides access to over 5,000 computer-readable datasets for research and teaching purposes for many different disciplines in the UK. Registration is required to access the raw data.

Guides

Publisher

UK Data Archive

 

 

Datastream (only available from specific PCs)

Access restrictions

  • This database is only available from one PC on Level 3 of the Frenchay Library. Booking is essential and can be made at the Level 2 Enquiry Desk 
  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

An online international database providing a range of statistical, financial and graphical information. Covers all companies listed on the world's stock markets, plus economics datasets for over 150 countries.

Note that Datastream includes no descriptive information or commentary with the company data provided.

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DawsonEra *

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Access restrictions

  • Database is included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database 

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.

 

 

 

 

DCP Online (Development Control Practice)

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Access restrictions

  • This database can be accessed by 5 simultaneous users only. Please log out before closing the web browser.
  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Best practice, legislation, policy statements, planning authority guidance, and appeal decisions with expert analysis of how this is applied in practice.

Free online student subscription to Planning Resource

UWE students can register online for a free subscription to Planning Resource.

Publisher

DCS Ltd.

 

 

De Gruyter *

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Access restrictions

  • Database is included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

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

De Gruyter

 

 

DERA (Digital Education Resource Archive)

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

The Institute of Education UK Digital Education Repository Archive (DERA) is a digital archive of all documents published electronically by government and related bodies in the area of education.

Publisher

Institute of Education

 

 

Design and Applied Arts Index

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Access restrictions

  • 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.
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Bibliographic database to journal articles published in over 450 international craft and design journals since 1973 and includes data on over 50,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, workshops, and companies.

Coverage

Coverage of journal articles since 1974.

Publisher

Proquest CSA

 

 

Design Week 

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search  
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

Design Week is a UK Design website specialising in design news and jobs.

Publisher

Centaur Media Ltd

 

 

 

 

DETAIL Inspiration

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Connect to DETAIL Inspiration (German language database)

Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

DETAIL Inspiration provides architects with images and reference details for more than 3,000 projects from the last 30 years of DETAIL. The integrated search function, with numerous filters, allows you to find precisely the right information. Each project described in the database is accompanied by DETAIL project documents. Publication information (edition/year) helps users to find the right edition in their print collections. The database content is expanded and updated with the release of each new issue of DETAIL.

Please note, this resource does NOT contain the content of DETAIL magazine, apart from the projects.

Coverage

  • DETAIL Inspiration (Bilingual English and German database) 1987 onwards.
  • DETAIL Inspiration (German language database) 1963 onwards.

Publisher

Institut fur internationale Architektur Dokumentation (IiAD)

 

 

 

 

Digimap

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

Digimap is a collection of services that deliver maps and map data of Great Britain. The map data can be downloaded to use with GIS or CAD software.

There are 5 Digimap services:

  • Current Ordnance Survey Collection: current contemporary Ordnance Survey map data for download and use within GIS and CAD applications.
  • Historic Digimap: historic Ordnance Survey maps dating from 1843 to 1996.
  • Geology Digimap: contemporary British Geological Survey map data. 1:50,000, 1:250,000 and 1:625,000 scales available in ESRI and MapInfo formats, plus information from the Lexicon of Named Rock Units.
  • Environment Digimap: users can view maps through their web browser, save maps for printing and download environmental map data for use in geographical information systems.
  • Aerial Digimap: Aerial Digimap provides high resolution (25cm) vertical aerial imagery data of Great Britain from Getmapping.

Note: users must register with Digimap.

Guides

  • The Digimap resource centre provides support for all Digimap services, including guidance on downloading data for GIS, CAD, and on annotating maps. There is also an instant chat-enquiry service.
  • Like learning from videos? Visit the Digimap YouTube channel.

Licence and terms of use

Digimap is for educational use only, eg learning, teaching and research purposes.

  • The publisher does not allow UWE Bristol students based at UK and international partner institutions (and the staff that support them) to access this database
  • End-user licence agreement: licence for the use of Ordnance Survey mapping data.
  • End-user licence FAQs: questions and answers about what you can and cannot do with Digimap's maps and data.

Publisher

Edina

 

 

Digital National Security Archive *

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Access restrictions

  • Database is included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

The Digital National Security Archive is a database of primary declassified documents covering US foreign and military policy since 1945.

The database is produced by the National Security Archive, a non-profit research institute and library at George Washington University.

Publisher

ProQuest Information and Learning Company

 

 

 

 

Digital Theatre Plus

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Digital Theatre Plus offers streamed films of leading British theatre productions for educational use in schools, colleges, and universities. Each production is supported by additional content, including interviews with the creative and production teams and written study guides.

Coverage

Includes a library of recent stage productions; exclusive behind the scenes documentaries; study guides; and filmed workshops to support teachers.

Publisher

Digital Theatre Plus

 

 

 

DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) *

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Access restrictions

  • Database is included in the main library search
  • Anyone can access this database

Description

The Directory of Open Access Journals is a list of freely-available, full-text, quality-controlled, scientific and scholarly journals. All subject areas and languages are covered. There are over 3,400 journals in the directory.

Publisher

Lund University Libraries

 

 

 

Documents on British Policy Overseas (DBPO) *

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Access restrictions

  • Database is included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Documents on British Policy Overseas (DBPO) is a fully searchable collection of primary source documents from Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), shedding light on diplomatic history throughout the 20th C. It is based on three print series which form a record of British peacetime diplomacy since the end of the 19th C: British Documents on the Origins of the War 1898-1914, Documents on British Foreign Policy 1918-1939 and Documents on British Policy Overseas.

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

 

Drama Online *

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Access restrictions

  • Database is included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 
  • UWE does not lease all the content on this database. So, if you encounter the error message "[t]he full content of this title is only available to members of institutions that have purchased access to this collection. Please get in touch with your institution’s administrator to request access", you will not be able to access this play via Drama Online. You may be able to find the play by searching for it via the main library search.

Description

Drama Online features the pre-eminent drama titles from the Methuen Drama, Arden Shakepeare, and Faber lists to form a collection of the most studied, performed and critically acclaimed plays from the last two and a half thousand years. It includes supporting practical, critical, and contextual works on acting and performance, theatre craft, technical theatre, critical interpretations, theatre history surveys, and major reference works on authors, movements, practitioners, periods, and genres.

Publisher

Bloomsbury

 

 

 

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