Databases: engineering - aerospace, automotive, electronic, mechanical, robotics

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arXiv *

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

Description

Open access to 700,931 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance, and Statistics.

Coverage

ArXiv is an electronic archive and distribution server for research articles. Covered areas include physics, mathematics, computer science, nonlinear sciences, quantitative biology, and statistics.

Publisher

Cornell University Library

 

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.

 

 

BSOL (British Standards Online) *

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  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

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 Premier *

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Access restrictions

  • 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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  • 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

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

 

 

CRCnetBASE

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  • 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

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

 

 

Engineer-it

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

A full-text collection of product catalogues providing data on components and equipment for electronic engineers, with product specifications, data sheets, and supplier information. Can be accessed via Technical Indexes.

Publisher

IHS Technical Indexes

 

 

IEEE Xplore *

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

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.

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Publisher

IEEE

 

 

InformationBridge *

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

Description

InformationBridge provides free public access to over 313,000 full-text documents and bibliographic citations of Department of Energy (DOE) research report literature. Documents are primarily from 1991 onwards and were produced by DOE, the DOE contractor community, and/or DOE grantees. Legacy documents are added as they become available in electronic format.

Coverage

InformationBridge provides free public access to over 313,000 full-text documents and bibliographic citations of Department of Energy (DOE) research report literature.

Publisher

Department of Education Office of Scientific and Technical Information

 

 

 

Institute of Physics Journal Archive *

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

Description

Full-text archive of all of the journals published by the Institute of Physics. Journal articles of high-quality science from key authors and some of the most significant journals in the physical sciences. Restrictions apply to articles published in the last 10 years.

Coverage

Full text of all journals published since 1874. References and abstracts (summaries) only are available for some journals published in the last 10 years.

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Publisher

Institute of Physics (IOP)

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

Knovel Interactive Equations

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Description

Knovel Interactive Equations combines powerful, browser-based, calculation software with a robust collection of hundreds of ready-to-use equation worksheets keyed to classic reference works and international standards to help engineers solve problems faster.

Publisher

Knovel Corp.

 

 

 

 

Lynda.com

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Lynda.com provides video training for a vast number of software products, IT topics, and design and business skills. New courses and topics are added every week.

Search hints

Try searching by subject or by software brand name.

Publisher

Lynda.com

 

 

 

 

Managing successful projects with PRINCE 2 2009

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Designed to be a role specific handbook for project managers, team managers and project support, and examines the wider role of the project manager, including soft skills, leading and managing, stakeholder engagement, communication planning, and organisational change movement.
 
The book also includes real-life examples to illustrate how the PRINCE2 method, principles, and processes have been applied in actual situations.

Publisher

TSO

 

 

 

Marketline Advantage

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Description

An international database giving full-text, in-depth reports covering 50,000 companies worldwide, 2,000 industries and 215 countries. The Base Drivers Database features key macro-economic, social, demographic, and industry statistics for 215 countries.

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Publisher

Marketline

 

 

Mintel

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  • After clicking on the link, please fill in the registration details
  • 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

This database gives full-text access to market survey information produced by Mintel, including market reports, product news and launch information, plus demographic and economic statistics.

Some full text publications are also available:

  • Travel and Tourism Analyst
  • Country Reports
  • Asia Pacific Retail Handbook
  • British Lifestyles
  • European Retail Handbook

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Publisher

Mintel

 

 

Passport

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

A business information resource providing intelligence on industries, countries and consumers. It has a global perspective, with researchers working in 200 countries. Information includes full-text market reports, country reports, statistics, news and analysis.

Our subscription to Passport also includes access to Passport: Industrial, a database covering global production and supply chains, which provides an overview of the business-to-business marketplace. Find ‘Industrial’ as an option under the ‘Economies’ tab in the menu at the top of the Passport homepage.

Passport: Industrial provides economic data and analysis for the economies of 68 countries, covering 177 industries. There are detailed statistics, forecasts and industry reports for 18 core countries (including the UK) and key statistics for a further 50 countries, with extensive information about production, imports and exports and market sizes. Historic data goes back 15 years.

Coverage

Information includes full-text market reports, country reports, statistics, news and analysis.

Guides

Publisher

Euromonitor International

 

 

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

 

 

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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Access restrictions

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

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

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

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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