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British Education 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
  • Staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

The British Education Index covers research, policy, and practice in education and training in the UK, with particular strengths in evaluation and assessment, technology, and SEN. Sources include journal articles, books, reports, series, and conference papers.

Coverage

Over 300 education and training journals from 1975 onwards.

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

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

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Education Research Complete *

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  • More than 85% 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

Education Research Complete covers all levels of education, from early childhood to higher education, as well as policy, administration, funding, and related social issues. Many journal articles, books, and conference papers are available full-text.

Note: Online help available within the database.

Coverage

Indexing and abstracts for more than 2,400 journals; full-text for more than 1,350 journals and more than 2,830 books and conference papers.

Publisher

Ebsco Publishing

 

 

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.

Coverage

1947 onwards.

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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

 

 

 

 

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center), via ProQuest

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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 Educational Resources Information Center provides ready access to education literature to augment American education by increasing and facilitating the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research. The Educational Resources Information Center provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books, and monographs.

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

 

 

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center), via EBSCO

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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 

Description

The Educational Resources Information Center is the world's largest education database and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. Records include journal articles, books, technical reports, research, policy and conference papers, and grey literature.

Coverage

Over 650 journals are indexed, with coverage from 1966 to date.

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

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.

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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.

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Publisher

Ovid Technologies

 

PsycARTICLES *

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  • Database is 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

PsycARTICLES®, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. It contains more than 153,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA), its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychological Association and the Hogrefe Publishing Group. It includes all journal articles, book reviews, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal. 

Coverage

Coverage spans 1894 to the present and nearly all APA journals go back to Volume 1, Issue 1.

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Publisher

EBSCO

 

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

 

 

 

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.

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Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

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.

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Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

 

TRIP+ (Turning Research Into Practice)

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  • 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

 

 

 

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.

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Publisher

ESRC

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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