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Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • In order to use all the features you must create a personal account
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy contains over 300 anatomy lessons on video using real, dissected human specimens. The specimens have not been embalmed and therefore retain the colour, texture and mobility of the living body.

Guides

User Guide

Publisher

Ovid Technologies

 

 

AMED (Allied and Complementary Medicine) (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 can not access this database

Description

Amed is a unique bibliographic database produced by the Health Care Information Service of the British Library. It covers a selection of journals in 3 main subject areas:

  • complementary medicine
  • palliative care
  • professions allied to medicine (physiotherapy, occupational therapy, podiatry, rehabilitation, and speech & language therapy)

Coverage

1985 Onwards

Guides

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

 

Amirsys Imaging Reference Center

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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 comprehensive source of radiology references for all healthcare professionals who work with imaging tests. It offers a combination of high-quality images, classical diagnoses, and evidence-based clinical content.

The resource includes 72,000 x-ray, CT, MR, and ultrasound illustrations and images, plus expert, evidence-based content - including over 4,000 diagnoses - provided by imaging experts.

Publisher

Amirsys Imaging Reference Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anatomy & Physiology Online

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

Description

An online learning interactive resource from the providers of Anatomy TV which includes 19 modules with 3D images, narrated illustrations, dissection slides, clinical case studies, impact of aging on body systems, pronunciation guide, and quizzes.

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Publisher

Primal Pictures

 

 

 

 

 

AnatomyTV

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

Description

Anatomy.tv is an interactive 3D anatomy resource. It has views of the hand and forearm, shoulder, hip, knee, and foot and ankle. It has been created as a collaborative effort between leading Universities (including Cambridge University and University College, London) and provides anatomical structures from raw medical scan data.

Each anatomical structure is presented in fine detail, and includes surface anatomy, cutaneous distribution, and nerves and arteries. Also included are common pathologies, radiological content, interactive quizzes and multiple choice questions.

Guides

Publisher

Primal Pictures

 

 

 

 

 

ASSIA (Applied Social Sciences Index and 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

ASSIA contains worldwide English language coverage of journal articles, conference papers and book reviews in the fields of applied social sciences and health.

Coverage

Coverage from 1987 onwards, with records from over 500 journals published in 16 different countries.

Guides

Publisher

Proquest

 

 

 

 

Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination

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  • Database is not included in the main library search 
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Description

Bates’ Visual Guide delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for advanced assessment or an introduction to clinical medicine. The site features more than 8 hours of video content. 

Publisher

Wolters Kluwer

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

BMJ Learning

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  • You will need to register on the BMJ Learning home page the first time you use this database
  • 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

BMJ Learning is a learning website for medical professionals offering a wide range of resources commissioned by the BMJ Group. These are evidence based, dealing with everyday issues in primary care and hospital medicine. There are currently over 300 modules.

Publisher

BMJ Publishing Group

 

 

 

 

BNF

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Up-to-date information on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines

Publisher

Medicines Complete

 

 

BNF for children

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Up-to-date information on prescibing, dispensing, and administering medicine for children.

Publisher

Medicines Complete

 

 

BNI (British Nursing Index)

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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

The British Nursing Index is a UK nursing and midwifery database, covering over 240 UK journals and other English language titles, including core international nursing, midwifery and selective content from medical, allied health and management titles.

Coverage

1985 Onwards

Publisher

BNI

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Business Source Premier *

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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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  • 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

 

 

 

Campbell Collaboration

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

Description

C2 is an evidence-based resource covering social welfare, education, psychology and crime. It consists of two unique databases: C2-SPECTR (Social, Psychological, Education and Criminological Trails Registry) and C2-RIPE (Reviews of Interventions and Policy Evaluations).

 

 

 

 

CINAHL Plus (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) *

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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

CINAHL® Plus covers more than 4,500 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with coverage dating as far back as 1937. Offering complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association, CINAHL Plus covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. It is produced in the US but has worldwide coverage. The majority of the journals covered are in the English language. It contains more than 2.7 million records.

Coverage

1937 onwards

Guides

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

Clinical Skills

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

Description

Clinical Skills offers more than 160 clinical skills procedures, in a user-friendly illustrated format, regularly updated and with a useful search facility.

Publisher

clinicalskills.net

 

 

 

Cochrane Library

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

The Cochrane Library is considered to be the best single source of reliable evidence on the effects of health care. It includes the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) which is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care.

Guides 

Publisher

John Wiley & Sons

 

 

 

 

Community Care Inform

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Community Care Inform contains a wealth of expert-written, practice-related information, including:

  • Case studies rewritten specifically for social care professionals
  • Guidance to key pieces of legislation
  • Expert articles and book reviews
  • Practice guides

Guides

Publisher

Reed Business Information

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Economic and Social Data Service: now known as 'UK Data Service'

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EMBASE

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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

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

 

 

 

Emerald *

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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 of over 300 peer-reviewed journals published by Emerald covering engineering, built environment, business, management, economics, education, health & social care, library & information science.

Coverage

Full text is available from 1994; abstracts (summaries) of earlier articles are available from 1989. A small number of titles have abstracts only with no full text.

Guides

Publisher

Emerald Group

 

 

 

Encyclopedia of Life Sciences *

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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

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

Coverage

All aspects of Life Sciences.

Publisher

John Wiley & Sons

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

HMIC (Health Management Information Consortium)

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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

The Health Management Information Consortium (HMIC) database brings together the bibliographic database of two UK health and social care management organizations: the Department of Health's Library and Information Services (DH-Data) and King’s Fund Information and Library Service. This health management and policy database is an invaluable source of information for health care administrators and managers.

Coverage

1983 onwards

Guides

Publisher

Ovid Technologies

 

 

 

Index to Theses

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

 

 

Intermid *

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

Description

Intermid is the online archive of peer-reviewed articles from MA Healthcare's two midwifery journals: British Journal of Midwifery (BJM) and African Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health (AJM)

Publisher

Mark Allen Healthcare

 

 

Internurse *

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

Description

Internurse is the online archive of peer-reviewed nursing articles. The archive contains more than 23,000 articles on all aspects of clinical nursing, from 15 nursing journals.

Publisher

Mark Allen Healthcare

 

 

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

 

 

LWW Health Library for Occupational Therapy

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

Description

LWW Health Library – Occupational Therapy provides interactive online access to essentials texts, procedure videos, images, real-life case studies and quiz banks to support occupational therapy students.

 

 

Publisher

Wolters Kluwer

 

 

 

Maternity and Infant Care

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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

First developed in 1988, the MIDIRS (Midwives Information and Resource Service) Reference Database covers around 550 international English language journals.
The database is produced in the UK and amalgamates references to journal articles, reports, conference proceedings and other ‘grey literature’ relating to the midwifery profession, pregnancy, labour, birth, postnatal care, and neonatal care extending into the first year of life. Approximately 1,000 records are added to the database per month and now includes over 148,000 records.

Coverage

Mid 1960s onwards

Guides

Publisher

Ovid Technologies

 

 

MediaPlus

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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

MediaPlus is the "definitive academic video, image and sound resource", enabling you to search one interface for audio, moving and still images from a number of collections. The material includes video, image and sound from Film and Sound Online, NewsFilm Online and Digital Images for Education, as well as linking out to various other restricted and unrestricted resources.

This resource is for education use only.

Coverage

Early twentieth century to present day.

Publisher

Alexander Street Press

 

 

 

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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  • 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

 

NICE Evidence

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Description

NICE Evidence provides access to high quality authoritative evidence and best practice covering health, social care and public health evidence.

Coverage

Coverage includes Evidence Search, Healthcare Database Advanced Search (HDAS), Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS), UK Duets (an evidence uncertainties database) and a bulletin, alerts and evidence awareness service.

Guides

Want to access more content on NHS Evidence? Visit logging in to NHS databases.

Publisher

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

 

OTseeker

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

Description

This free resource, developed by a group of Australian occupational therapists, provides abstracts of systematics reviews and randomised controlled trials in the field of occupational therapy. As of March 2010 it covered 1,570 systematic reviews and 5,100 randomised controlled trials. Articles were sourced from over 1,000 journals, although it is likely that most of these are also covered by other health and medical databases.

Coverage

2002 onwards.

 

 

 

Paediatric Care Online

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Pediatric Care Online contains a full range of essential pediatric-specific clinical information and patient-education content. It includes a wealth of point-of-care references, tools, and videos. It also incorporates the Pediatric Patient Education Library with hundreds of pediatric-specific patient handouts.

Please note the publisher has requested that users of the resource link directly to the content as copying material from the site is not permitted due to third party content.

Publisher

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

 

 

 

PEDro

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Description

An initiative of the Centre for Evidence Based Physiotherapy (CEBP), PEDro is the Physiotherapy Evidence Database. It has been developed to give access to bibliographic details and abstracts of randomised controlled trials and systematic reviews in physiotherapy.

Publisher

University of Sydney (Australia)

 

 

 

 

PILOTS

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  • Database is not included in the main library search 
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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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  • 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

 

 

ProQuest Sociology *

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

Description

ProQuest Sociology is a database covering the international literature of sociology and social work. Coverage from around 480 journal titles and over 500 recent full-text doctoral dissertations on sociology.

Coverage

  • Social work
  • Social services
  • Community and mental health
  • Crisis intervention

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

 

PsycBITE

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  • Database is not included in the main library search 
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Description

A database of behavioural, cognitive and other therapies for psychological problems and issues occuring as a consequence of acquired brain impairment.

Coverage

Includes disciplines of nursing, occupational therapy, neurology, physiotherapy, psychiatry, psychology, social work and speech pathology.

Publisher

University of New South Wales

 

 

PsycBOOKS *

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  • More than 60% of the currently published books 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

PsycBOOKS® is a full-text database that provides access to APA’s 3,733 scholarly titles (55,598 chapters) within psychology and its sub-fields. It includes recently published APA content along with an expansive backfile that includes classic works dating back to the 17thcentury. Its relevance to the present day along with a comprehensive view of the past makes PsycBOOKS a crucial research tool for the behavioural sciences.

Coverage

Over 3,900 books dating back to the 17th century. Updated monthly.

Guides

Publisher

EBSCO / American Psychological Association

 

 

PsycINFO

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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

The American Psychological Association's PsycINFO® database is the comprehensive international bibliographic database of psychology. It contains citations and summaries of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports, all in the field of psychology and the psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, etc. Journal coverage, spanning 1806 to present, includes international material selected from more than 2,450 periodicals from more than 49 countries. Over 80,000 records are added annually through weekly updates. More than 36 million references in over 870,000 journal articles, books, and book chapters; retrospective to 2001 and earlier, where available; more than 3.2 million references from 1920 to 2000.

Coverage

Includes nursing, psychology, medicine, sociology, pharmacology, physiology and linguistics.

Guides

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

PsycTHERAPY

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Database of therapy demonstration videos showing therapists working with individuals, couples, and families.

Publisher

APA

 

 

 

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
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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

 

 

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
  • 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

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

 

 

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

 

 

 

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.

Guides

Publisher

Reed Elsevier

 

 

Scopus *

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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

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

Guides

Publisher

Elsevier

 

 

Social Care Online

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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

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.

Guides

Publisher

Social Care Institute for Excellence

 

 

Social Policy and Practice

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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

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.

Guides

Publisher

Ovid

 

 

Social Services Abstracts

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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

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

Guides

Publisher

Proquest

 

 

 

 

SportDiscus

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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.
  • 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.

Guides

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

SpringerLink *

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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

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

 

 

 

 

TRIP+ (Turning Research Into Practice)

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Access restrictions

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

Description

Turning Research into Practice (TRIP) provides a single search interface to a large number of evidence-based healthcare resources.

Publisher

TRIP

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Visible Body

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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

Visible Body is a suite of online programs that cover anatomy, physiology, muscles, the skeleton, and the circulatory system through interactive 3D models, animations, quizzes and more. Peel away structures and layers from head to toe, rotate anatomical models, and dive deep into both systemic and regional anatomy. The programs complement textbook and classroom-based learning with interactive resources.

Publisher

Argosy Publishing

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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.

Guides

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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