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SAE MOBILUS (Formerly SAE Digital Library) *

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  • 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 

Description

Provides access to the technical papers of the Society of Automotive Engineers in full text from 1906 onwards, also features SAE journals and e-books.

Publisher

SAE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Safari Books Online *

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

Description

An electronic books collection featuring a selection of about 100 titles from Safari Books Online. Titles will be of interest to those in the field of IT, for example developers, web designers and creative professionals. It features content from O'Reilly Media, Adobe Press, Peachpit Press, Microsoft Press, Wharton School Publishing, Que, Sams and Addison-Wesley among others.

Publisher

Safari Books Online

 

 

SAGE Journals Online *

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

Description

Provides full-text access to the journals published by Sage to which UWE Bristol subscribes.

Coverage

Full text of all RSC articles published since 1841 to the present.

Guides

Publisher

SAGE Publications

 

 

 

SAGE Research Methods *

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  • Database is included in the main library search
  • The publisher does allow UWE students based at UK and international partner institutions (and the staff that support them) to access this database 

Description

SRM (Sage Research Methods) is a web-based research methods tool created to help researchers, staff and students with their research projects. SRM links over 100,000 pages of SAGE’s book, journal and reference content with advanced search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help design research projects, understand a particular method or identify a new method. SRM focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, so can be used by researchers from the social sciences, health sciences and more.

Publisher

Sage

 

 

 

ScienceDirect *

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

Description

Access provided to over 1,000 electronic journals with abstracts from several hundred further titles.

Coverage

As well as the sciences, coverage includes business, economics and social sciences. Full text available from 1996 onwards.

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Publisher

Reed Elsevier

 

 

 

 

Scopus *

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Description

Scopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-review literature, including books, conference proceedings and journals, covering the following fields of research: science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities.

Coverage

Over 66 million records

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Publisher

Elsevier

 

 

 

 

Screenonline 

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Screenonline is an online resource of British film and television featuring hundreds of hours of film and television clips from the vast collections of the BFI National Archive, and several hours of recorded interviews with film and TV personalities.

Publisher

British Film Institute.

 

 

Shakespeare on Film, Television and Radio

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Description

The database delivers an authoritative online database of Shakespeare-related content in film, television, radio and video recordings, international in scope and dating from 1890 to the present day.

Coverage

1890-present

Publisher

BUFVC

 

 

Simon's Direct Tax Service

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

An authorative source on UK income tax, corporation tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax and international taxation. Includes worked examples and is cross-referenced to the legislation, source materials and tax treaties.

Help available from within the site

Coverage

Full text. Updated weekly. Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

LexisNexis Butterworths

 

 

Skills4Study

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  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Skills4Study is a comprehensive package of interactive tutorials which will help you to develop your study skills, whatever subject you are studying.

In addition to tips on helping you to get ready for academic study, the available modules are as follows:

Reading and note-making, critical thinking, writing, referencing and understanding plagiarism, group work and presentations, projects, dissertations and reports.

Each module begins with a diagnostic test to find out what skills you have already, provides clearly structured content and ends with a quick assessment to check your understanding of what you have learned.

Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

 

 

Social Care Online

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Social Care Online is provided by the UK organisation Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). It contains research briefings, reports, legislation and government documents, journal articles, evidence-based practice, and websites relating to all aspects of social care.

Core subject areas include:

  • families, children, and young people
  • government and social policy
  • mental health and mental health care
  • people, groups, and communities (including older people, and black and minority ethnic people)
  • physical and learning disabilities
  • social care
  • social work and social workers

There are approximately 150,000 records on Social Care Online, the majority of which are from the UK. All of the resources are fully abstracted and referenced and many are available in full text.

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Publisher

Social Care Institute for Excellence

 

 

Social Policy and Practice

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Social Policy and Practice brings together data from 5 databases. The majority of the material originates from the UK but there is also European and US material. Some 50% of the references are to grey literature, including semi-published reports, working papers, local and central government reports, and material from the voluntary sector and charities. Databases included: Planex from IDOX; Acompline from the Greater London Authority; Social Care Online from the Social Care Institute for Excellence; AgeInfo - from the Centre for Policy on Ageing; ChildData from the National Children’s Bureau. It contains over 300,000 bibliographic records dating back to 1981, with approximately 24,000 added per annum. Subjects covered include: Behavioral & Social Sciences; Social Work; Public Health.

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Publisher

Ovid

 

 

Social Services Abstracts

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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
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

CSA Social Services Abstracts provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,300+ serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews. Coverage dates back to 1979 and it includes over 147,000 records as of December 2010.

Coverage

1979 to present

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Publisher

Proquest

 

 

 

Social Work Toolkit

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  • You will need to register by selecting ‘My Toolkit’ on the Social Work Toolkit home page the first time you use this database
  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

The Social Work Toolkit helps students develop the knowledge, core skills and confidence to succeed on their course and placements. The range of resources includes videos, case studies, book chapters and expert opinion articles.

Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

 

 

 

Sociological Abstracts

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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
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Indexes journal articles and conference proceedings from over 1,500 journals in the field of sociology and related disciplines.

Coverage

1974 to present

Publisher

Proquest

 

 

 

Specify-it

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Specify-it from Technical Indexes is an online collection of up to date product catalogues for designers, specifiers and purchasers in construction, civil engineering and process engineering.

Publisher

IHS

 

 

SportDiscus

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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.
  • Staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 
  • UWE Bristol Alumni cannot access this database

Description

SPORTDiscus™ is a comprehensive, bibliographic database covering sport, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, sports science, physical education, kinesiology, coaching, training, sport law & legislation, college & university sport, disabled persons, facility design & management, doping, biomechanics, movement science, injury prevention rehabilitation, physical therapy, nutrition, exercise physiology, sport & exercise psychology and more. With full bibliographic coverage, this database includes well over 1,660,000 records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800; over 22,000 dissertations and theses and reference to articles in 60 different languages.

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Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

SpringerLink *

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  • Database is included in the main library search
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Description

Large collection of full-text journals. Subject areas include biological sciences, computing, engineering, environment, humanities, mathematics and statistics, medicine and health, physical sciences and chemistry.

Publisher

Springer

 

 

Sustainable Organization Library *

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  • Database is included in the main library search
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Description

A focused and specialist online collection of e-books and journals. Covers topics including corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, sustainable business and related areas, development economics and environmental management. Provides access to leading thinkers on sustainability, hundreds of case studies on best practice from international organizations, and research . Fully searchable at the chapter/article level. 

Coverage

Contains more than 8,000 individually searchable chapters, case studies and journal papers drawn from more than 600 book and journal volumes, published by Greenleaf Publishing and partner organizations.

Publisher

GSE Research Ltd

 

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