Databases: environmental health

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BioMed Central *

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

Description

BioMed Central is an independent publisher committed to providing open access to peer-reviewed biomedical reasearch. This is a collection of 186 full-text journals in biology and medicine.

Publisher

BioMed Central

 

 

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

 

 

 

Credo Reference *

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

Description

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

Publisher

Credo

 

 

Data Archive

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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

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

 

 

DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) *

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  • 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

 

 

EBSCO eBook Collection

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

Description

This is a package of e-books on a wide range of subjects, which you can borrow or browse. Titles which the library has purchased are also accessible via the library search but there are also a large number of free titles on the service which are not listed on the library search.

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

EMBASE

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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

Embase includes 24 million indexed records in the field of biomedicine, and covers more than 7,500 current, mostly peer-reviewed, journals, of which 2,000 are not included in Medline. Its specialist areas include psychiatry and pharmacology. Embase also includes conference abstracts from more than 7000 biomedical, drug and medical device conferences dating back to 2009.

Coverage

1947 onwards.

Guides

Publisher

Ovid Technologies

 

 

 

Encyclopedia of Life Sciences *

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

Description

A life sciences encyclopedia containing peer reviewed articles by leading scientists.

Coverage

All aspects of Life Sciences.

Publisher

John Wiley & Sons

 

 

ENDS Report *

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

Description

The ENDS Report gives you access to environmental intelligence for professionals; delivering news, analysis, and reference across the carbon, environmental, and sustainability agenda.

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Publisher

Haymarket

 

 

 

Environmental Management

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

Description

UK legislation and guidance documents from over 100 issuing bodies.

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Publisher

IHS Technical Indexes

 

 

EThOS

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

Description

British Library database of full-text UK Higher education research theses.

Note: Individuals must register to download or print.

Coverage

Content being developed.

Guides

Publisher

British Library

 

 

Food and Drink Safety

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

Description

Over 5,000 full-text documents covering EU and UK legislation, guidelines, and codes of practice for the food and drink industries.

Publisher

IHS Technical Indexes

 

 

 

FreeMedicalJournals.com

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone can access this database 

Description

The Free Medical Journals website is dedicated to the promotion of free access to medical journals over the Internet. Links to over 400 titles are included.

Publisher

Flying Publisher

 

 

 

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.

Guides

Publisher

IEEE

 

 

Index to Theses

Index to Theses has changed its name to ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland

 

 

Journal Citation Reports

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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

Journal Citation Reports offers a means to critically evaluate academic journals in terms of citation rates and impact factors, allowing researchers to identify influential journals in which to publish. It is possible to review a specific journal, compare specific journals, or examine a range of titles in a particular subject area. The database is particularly useful for science, technology, and social science subjects.

Publisher

Thomson Reuters

 

 

JSTOR *

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Description

UWE subscribes to the JSTOR multidisciplinary Arts and Sciences Collections I,II,III,V,VII and VIII. This incorporates access to a scholarly archive of over 1,000 full-text electronic journals in the following fields: history, economics, archaeology, classics, sociology, Asian, African, Latin American, Middle Eastern and Slavic studies, political science, music, film studies, performing arts, mathematics, ecology, psychology, business, art, architecture, language, literature, law, religion and public policy. These existing collections are complemented by the Ireland Collection which incorporates manuscripts, monographs and journals on Irish arts, humanities and sciences with materials that span from the 1780s to the present.

Coverage

Various coverage 1861-2007.

Guides

Publisher

JSTOR

 

 

LexisLibrary

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

Description

Covers UK and international legal materials including cases, legislation, journal articles, and practitioner texts.

Note: Mac users may have problems using LexisLibrary with the Safari browser. Updating to Safari 3.1 (via 'Software Update') should fix this. Alternatively use another browser such as Mozilla Firefox.

Certification and student associate

The Lexis Online Research Certification Scheme allows users to gain a nationally recognised online certificate.

Brenda Chong is the current LexisLibrary Student Associate. Brenda can help you with any training needs or difficulties that you might experience using LexisLibrary. Email Brenda

See also: http://www.lexisnexis.co.uk/en-uk/students/default.page

Coverage

Full text coverage of legislation in force, and case law. LexisLibrary also includes the full text of Halsbury's Laws of England; Atkin's Court Forms; Encyclopedia of Forms and Precedents, plus other practitioner works in full text. Practice areas include: Tax and Accountancy; Employment; Family; Personal Injury; Property. Subject areas: UK and International Cases; UK and International Legislation.

Guides

Publisher

LexisNexis

 

 

MEDLINE, via EBSCO

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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

MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's® (NLM) premier bibliographic database and contains over 18 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine. Time coverage: generally 1947 to the present, with some older material. Source: Currently, citations from approximately 5,400 worldwide journals in 39 languages; 60 languages for older journals. Broad subject coverage: The subject scope of MEDLINE is biomedicine and health, broadly defined to encompass those areas of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering needed by health professionals and others engaged in basic research and clinical care, public health, health policy development, or related educational activities.

Coverage

1966 onwards.

Guides

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

MEDLINE, via OVID

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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

MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's® (NLM) premier bibliographic database and contains over 18 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine. Time coverage: generally 1947 to the present, with some older material. Source: Currently, citations from approximately 5,400 worldwide journals in 39 languages; 60 languages for older journals. Broad subject coverage: The subject scope of MEDLINE is biomedicine and health, broadly defined to encompass those areas of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering needed by health professionals and others engaged in basic research and clinical care, public health, health policy development, or related educational activities.

Coverage

1966 onwards.

Guides

Publisher

Ovid Technologies

 

 

National Statistics

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone can access this database

Description

The official gateway to UK National Statistics. Provides access to the latest statistics from government departments in the UK and is the central website for hosting all first releases of National Statistics. Material can be downloaded into a variety of formats.

Publisher

Office for National Statistics

 

 

Occupational Health and Safety Information Service

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

Description

A full-text collection of over 23,000 documents in the field of occupational and environmental health and safety.

Coverage

Daily updates on current regulations, standards, guidance, and best practise documents in the area of occupational health and safety.

Publisher

IHS Technical Indexes

 

 

 

PILOTS

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

Description

Public International Literature On Traumatic Stress. The PILOTS database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health conditions resulting from traumatic events.

Coverage

  • Traumatic stress
  • Mental health services
  • Professional ethics
  • Public policy
  • Assessment
  • Treatment
  • Prevention

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland

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Access restrictions

  • This database provides thesis citations and abstracts, not full text. Full text might be available through the British Library Ethos service, or via inter-library loan
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol logins to access this database

Description

This database was formerly known as Index to Theses, it is the most comprehensive available record of doctoral theses from the United Kingdom and Ireland. The collection offers the most comprehensive available listing of theses, with abstracts, accepted for higher degrees by universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland, since 1716.

Coverage

  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Business
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Health & Medicine
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: History
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Literature & Language
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Science & Technology
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Social Sciences
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: The Arts

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

PubMed *

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

Description

PubMed is a service of the US National Library of Medicine and provides access to over 16 million references for articles on clinical science and biomedicine. It is a freely available version of Medline.

Coverage

1950s onwards.

Publisher

United States National Library of Medicine (NLM)

 

 

RefWorks

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

Description

A resource for collecting and managing references that allows you to create your own searchable database of references, accessible from any computer connected to the internet. You can import references from databases, format your bibliography, and incorporate your citations into your documents.

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Publisher

RefWorks

 

 

 

Royal Society of Chemistry Journals *

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Description

Full-text access to the journals published by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).

Publisher

Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Publishing

 

 

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.

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Publisher

SAGE Publications

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

 

 

 

UK Data Service

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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

This service provides access and support for an extensive range of key economic and social data, spanning many disciplines and themes. Included are a wide range of quantitative, qualitative, multi-media and non-digital data, and census data from 1971 to 2011. The majority of the data is fully anonymised.

The service also offers advice on managing research data.

Users are required to register for permission to download and use datasets from UK Data Service.

Guides

Publisher

ESRC

 

 

 

UWE Bristol e-journals at OVID *

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Access restrictions

  • More than 95% of the database is included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Your Journals@Ovid is a collection of full-text health journals including over 200 titles published by Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.

Publisher

Ovid Technologies

 

 

Web of Science (formerly Web of Knowledge) *

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You can search the database in three ways:

  • Use the link above to search this database only - search results will include the full text (where possible) and citations (ie a work's title and abstract, not the full text) 
  • Use the library search to search for full text from this and many other databases
  • Use the library search (full text and citations) to search for full text and citations from this and many other databases

Access restrictions

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

Description

A single search resource covering a number of citation indices, of particular use to researchers looking for journal impact factors and details of how an article has been cited in other publications.

Coverage

  • Science Citation Index Expanded (1970-present)  
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (1970-present)
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975-present)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Science (1990-present)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Social Science & Humanities (1990-present) 
  • BIOSIS Citation IndexSM
  • Journal Citation Reports (1997-2010)

Publisher

Thomson Scientific.

 

 

Westlaw UK

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

Description

Full-text access to current and historic UK, European Union and worldwide case reports and legislation. Also gives access to the Legal Journals Index, some full text law journals, and many law electronic books.

Certification

The Westlaw UK Certification Training allows users to gain a nationally recognised online certificate.

Freya Tedder is the current Westlaw Student representative at UWE Bristol. Freya can advise on certification and runs drop-in sessions for students and staff on the use of Westlaw products. She can be contacted on Freya2.Neergaard-tedder@live.uwe.ac.uk

Coverage

Subject areas: UK, EU, and International Cases; UK, EU, and International Legislation. Includes full text of various practitioner texts including: Chitty on Contracts; Clerk and Lindsell on Torts; Civil Procedure (White Book).

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Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

Wiley Online Library *

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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

Provides access to over 200 full text electronic journals published by Wiley covering a wide range of topic areas such as business, engineering medicine, science and psychology.

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Publisher

Wiley InterScience

 

 

Zetoc

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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 database contains details of approximately 20,000 current journals and 16,000 conference proceedings published per year. With almost 15 million article and conference records, the database covers every imaginable subject in science, technology, medicine, engineering, business, law, finance.

Coverage

Updated daily. An index that contains references only, not full text. Information provided is minimal and abstracts are not included. To check whether an item is available (in either printed or electronic format) search the library catalogue. Coverage: From 1993. Subject areas: Multidisciplinary.

Guides

  • FAQs and help available from within the site.

Publisher

Mimas at the University of Manchester on behalf of the British Library.

 

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