Databases: creative technologies

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ACM Digital Library *

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

Description

Provides access to the full text of all ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) journals, newsletters and conference proceedings, plus the journals of some affiliated organisations. Date ranges vary.

Publisher

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

 

 

AES (Audio Engineering Society) E-Library

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Description

The Audio Engineering Society (AES) E-Library contains over 13,000 fully searchable PDF files documenting the progression of audio research from 1953 to the present day. The E-library includes every AES paper published at a convention, conference, or in the journal.

Publisher

Audio Engineering Society

 

Box of Broadcasts (BoB)

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  • Due to copyright restrictions, you need to be physically located in the United Kingdom to use Box of Broadcasts.
  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

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.

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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
  • 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

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

Guides

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

Cambridge Journals Online *

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Description

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.

Guide

Video overview of Cambridge Journals Online

Publisher

Cambridge via JISC

 

 

 

GDC Vault

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Description

GDC Vault is a trove of in-depth design, technical, and inspirational talks and slides from the influencers of the game-development industry, taken from over 20 years of the worldwide Game Developers Conferences.

Coverage

20 years

Publisher

UBM

 

 

 

Grove Music Online

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Description

Grove Music Online offers a dynamic research tool combining the full text of the 29-volume print edition with the added benefit of sophisticated search capabilities, one-click cross-referencing, and an ever increasing network of web-links to musical sites around the world.

Publisher

Oxford University Press

 

 

IEEE Xplore *

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Description

IEL includes full-text access for:

  • IEEE journals and conference proceedings
  • IEE journals and conference proceedings
  • IEEE standards
  • over 400 Wiley-IEEE e-books

Coverage

Archive to 1988, selected journals and conferences back to 1950.

Guides

Publisher

IEEE

 

Independent Local Radio

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Description

Audio files from four archives of Independent Local Radio from 1973 to 1996:

  • the Independent Radio Sharing Archive (1973-1990) brings together materials originally created as the Independent Local Radio (ILR) Sharing Scheme for which those working in features, drama, music and news departments of commercial radio could offer their work to be used throughout the UK
  • LBC/Independent Radio News Archive (4,000 hours of content from the collections of the London Broadcasting Company/ Independent Radio News Archive, from its beginnings in 1973 up to 1995)
  • ILR South (1300 programmes deposited by independent local radio stations in Dorset, Hampshrie and Berkshire area)
  • Radio Research Database (this resource aims to carry a record of all current radio-centred research in the UK).

Coverage

1973-1996

Publisher

BUFVC

 

 

Knovel *

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  • Database is included in the main library search
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Description

Covering a wide range of engineering, transportation, and sustainability topics, Knovel contains over 3,000 electronic books, as well as interactive graphs and equations which allow users to accurately plot points, test ranges for 'what-if' scenarios, and solve real-world problems from tables and charts in references that would otherwise be static images on the page.

Search hints

All searches are done as keyword searches.

Publisher

Knovel Corp.

 

 

 

Oxford History of Western Music

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Description

The Oxford History of Western Music online offers an unmatched account of the evolution of Western classical music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time, Richard Taruskin. It includes all 1.25 million words, 500 images, and 1,800 musical examples from the updated paperback edition with sophisticated search and browse functionality designed to maximize the dynamic possibilities of online reading and research.

Guide

Online Tour

Publisher

Oxford University Press

 

RILM Music Literature (1967-present only)

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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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  • UWE Bristol Alumni cannot access this database  

Description

RILM is a comprehensive music bibliography featuring citations, abstracts, and indexes. It includes music-related works from articles, books, bibliographies, dissertations, film and video, concert reviews, and recording notes, provided the items are of scholarly interest. Subject areas include: historical musicology; ethnomusicology; instruments and voice; performance practice and notation; theory and analysis; music therapy; and interdisciplinary studies on music and various other fields. Publications originate from 151 countries and are in 214 languages. There are currently over 600,000 records in RILM. Coverage of all document types begins in 1967.

Guides

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

Safari Books Online *

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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 Research Methods *

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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

 

 

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

 

 

 

Taylor and Francis *

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Description

Provides access to over 2500 full-text journals published by Taylor & Francis, Routledge, Psychology Press and Informa Healthcare.

Coverage

1997 onwards. 

Publisher

Taylor & Francis Group

 

 

 

 

 

Taylor and Francis eBook Collection *

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Description

Provides access to over 400 e-books published by the Taylor & Francis publishing group.

Publisher

Taylor & Francis Group

 

 

 

 

 

TRILT (Television and Radio Index for Learning and Teaching) 

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

TRILT is an online database describing: UK television and radio programmes, including terrestrial, cable, and satellite television (with regional variations); all national and many local radio stations.

Coverage

Listings for more than 300 TV and radio channels with data from 1995 onwards.

Publisher

BUFVC

 

 

 

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