Databases: product design

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Art Full Text *

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  • More than 75% 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

Bibliographic database of around 400 leading art and design journals from around the world since 1984, covering all areas of art and design.

Coverage

The database covers journal articles published since 1984, with full text of over 100 titles since 1997.

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

 

Art Index Retrospective

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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  

Description

Indexes all the major art and design journals from around the world.

Coverage

Coverage from 1929 to 1984. For literature published since 1984 you should search Art Full Text.

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

BSOL (British Standards Online) *

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  • Database is included in the main library search
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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

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Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

Cambridge Journals Online *

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  • Database is included in the main library search
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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

 

 

 

Design and Applied Arts 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

Bibliographic database to journal articles published in over 450 international craft and design journals since 1973 and includes data on over 50,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, workshops, and companies.

Coverage

Coverage of journal articles since 1974.

Publisher

Proquest CSA

 

 

Design Week 

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Description

Design Week is a UK Design website specialising in design news and jobs.

Publisher

Centaur Media Ltd

 

 

 

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

 

 

Materia

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Materia is the global network in the area of innovative materials. Materia encourages joint innovation on the road to a more beautiful, sustainable and high-quality built environment. Around an independent and continuously growing collection of 2,000 exciting materials, Materia connects professionals through exhibitions, trade shows, conferences, materia.nl and social media.

Publisher

Materia B.V

 

 

Material ConneXion

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Description

Material ConneXion offers a knowledgebase with an eclectic collection of innovative materials and processes. The database is updated regularly and frequently with materials juried by a panel of material specialists. It is a resource for all disciplines of design development, including: architecture, interior design, packaging design, retail design, industrial design, fashion, apparel & footwear, exhibition design, textile design, landscape architecture, and transportation design. 

It includes the largest selection of sustainable materials and the only cradle-to-cradle materials library in the world: polymers, ceramics, glass, metals, cement-based materials, natural materials, carbon-based materials, and processes.

Coverage

1997 to the present

Publisher

Sandow

 

 

 

 

 

Mintel

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

Guides

Publisher

Mintel

 

 

Nexis

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Full text database including UK national and regional newspapers and trade press plus many newspapers and magazines published worldwide.

Also includes full-text information covering companies, industries, market surveys, countries, and people.

Coverage

A range of European language titles are covered; other worldwide sources are English language.

Please note the latest month of The Financial Times is not available on Nexis. Please use the Library's print copy instead.

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Publisher

Lexis Nexis Butterworths

 

 

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.

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Publisher

Euromonitor International

 

 

SAGE Research Methods *

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  • Database is included in the main library search
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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

 

 

ScienceDirect *

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  • Database is included in the main library search
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Description

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

Coverage

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

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Publisher

Reed Elsevier

 

 

Scopus *

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Description

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

Coverage

Over 66 million records

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Publisher

Elsevier

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Visual Arts Data Service

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

"An online resource for visual arts of over 100,000 images that are freely available and copyright cleared for use in teaching, learning and research in the UK."

Publisher

University College for the Creative Arts

 

 

WGSN (Worth Global Style Network)

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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

WGSN - an online service offering research, trend analysis and news to the fashion, design and style industries.

Publisher

WGSN

 

 

 

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