Databases available to UWE students at international partner institutions

* database included in the library search

Additional access restrictions for staff

In addition, publishers prohibit staff at our partner institutions from using UWE-issued usernames and passwords to access the following databases:

  • 19th Century British Pamplets Collection
  • AMED (Allied and Complimentary Medicine)
  • America: History & Life
  • Art Full Text
  • Art Index Retrospective
  • Business Source Premier
  • CINAHL Plus
  • Communication & Mass Media Complete
  • EBSCO eBook Collection
  • ECONLIT
  • Education Research Complete
  • GreenFILE
  • Grove Music Online (access prohibited by international partner staff only)
  • Historical Abstracts
  • Index to Legal Periodicals and Books Full Text
  • JSTOR
  • LISTA
  • Marketline Advantage
  • MEDLINE (via EBSCO)
  • Plant Science (JSTOR)
  • PsychINFO (via EBSCO)
  • RILM Music Literature
  • SocINDEX
  • SportDiscus

 

 

17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers

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

Description

Extensive collection of more than one thousand newspapers and pamphlets from 1600-1800. Based on a collection at the British Library gathered by Reverend Charles Burney.

Coverage

Includes material from England, Ireland, Scotland, and English language newspapers from the British Empire. Broad coverage of the humanities, science, and medicine.

Guides

There is a custom-built help section within the product.

Publisher

Gale

Subject keywords

Newspapers, humanities, science, medicine, 17th century, 18th century

 

 

19th Century British Library Newspapers

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Description

Provides access to national, regional, and local 19th century British newspapers.

Coverage

It includes 48 titles which reflect the social and political developments of the time.

Publisher

Cengage (Gale)

 

 

19th Century UK periodicals, series 1

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

Description

This is a full text resource that spotlights the birth of modern magazine publishing in Britain. It charts the rise of children’s entertainment and education, and increasing interest in popular sports and hobbies. It also covers the political spectrum of women’s writing.

Publisher

Cengage (Gale)

 

 

 

AES (Audio Engineering Society) E-Library

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Description

The Audio Engineering Society (AES) E-Library contains over 13,000 fully searchable PDF files documenting the progression of audio research from 1953 to the present day. The E-library includes every AES paper published at a convention, conference, or in the journal.

Publisher

Audio Engineering Society

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

A-N Resources

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Description

An online resource promoting the visual arts and supporting artists and designers in their practice.

Coverage

Offers access to a wide range of publications, including a-n Magazine.

Publisher

Artists Information Company.

 

 

 

 

 

Anatomy & Physiology Online

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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.

Guides

Publisher

Primal Pictures

 

 

AnatomyTV

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  • 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

 

 

 

ANTE: Abstracts in New Technologies and Engineering 

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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

(Formerly Current Technology Database.)

Indexes articles from about 350, mainly British, technical journals. All branches of engineering are covered, as well as the chemistry of food, drugs, and pesticides.

Coverage

Coverage goes back to 1981.

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

Archbold: Criminal Pleading Evidence and Practice (via Westlaw)

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Description

Provides the reader with all the material needed when preparing for a case and during a trial. Includes both substantive law and practice and procedure of the courts.

Help available from within the site

Coverage

Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM)

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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

One of the major bibliographical sources of information on modern and contemporary arts dating from the late 19th century onwards.

Coverage

Coverage of journal articles published since 1974.

Publisher

Proquest

 

 

 

 

 

Arts & Humanities Full Text *

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

Description

This database features hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre, and Cultural Studies. It is designed to complement the following indexes:

Coverage

From the 1970s to the present day

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

 

arXiv *

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

Description

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

Coverage

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

Publisher

Cornell University Library

 

 

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

 

 

Atkin's Court Forms (via LexisLibrary)

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Description

UK encyclopaedia of civil litigation forms, precedents and procedure. Includes a collection of the main procedural documents required in every civil proceeding before the courts and judicial tribunals of England and Wales.

Help available from within the site.

Coverage

Full text. Selectively updated on a monthly basis.

Publisher

LexisNexis Butterworths

 

 

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

Description

The AEI is Australia's largest source of education information and indexes journal articles, books, conference papers, reports, and theses in the fields of educational research, policy and practice.

Relevant to a wide range of people interested in education: schools and universities, as well as the researcher, AEI is a specialist database produced by the Cunningham Library at the Australian Council for Educational Research.

Coverage

More than 130,000 documents from 1979 onwards.

Guides

Publisher

Proquest

 

 

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

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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 Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals database offers a comprehensive listing of journal articles on architecture and design, including the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and interior design and decoration.

Coverage

From the 1930s to the present day, and with some records back to 1860.

Publisher

Proquest

 

 

 

Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination

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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA)

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Description

"The world's most comprehensive bibliography of scholarly writing about the history of western art."

BHA indexes articles from over 1,200 journals. 

Coverage

Note that the database is an archive and covers both BHA (covering 1990-2007) and the International Bibliography of Art (IBA), covering the years 2008 and part of 2009. The Répertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA), one of the predecessors of BHA, with records that cover 1975–1989, will be online from May 1 2010.

Publisher

Getty

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Blackstone's Criminal Practice (via LexisLibrary)

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Description

An annual publication from Oxford University Press which covers all areas of criminal law and is divided into 6 different subject areas.

Help available from within the site

Coverage

Full text. Updated regularly.

Publisher

LNUK

 

 

Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology Online

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Description

Entries range from short definitions of key terms to extended exploration of major topics. Both classical sociology and contemporary developments are covered, as well as a timeline of 600 key events in the history of sociology.

Coverage

Over 1,800 entries

Publisher

Blackwells

 

 

 

BNF

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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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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

 

 

 

Bridgeman Art Library Archive

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Description

Images from over 8,000 collections and 29,000 artists selected from the Bridgeman Archive which showcases museums, galleries and artists throughout the world by providing a central source of art images.

Publisher

Bridgeman

 

 

 

Brill Journal Archive *

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

Description

Provides access to over 50,000 articles to more than 80 journals published by Brill before 2000.

Note: Help available within the site

Coverage

Covers biology, humanities, human rights, international law, science and the social sciences.

Publisher

Brill publishing

 

 

 

British Humanities 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

An international abstracting and indexing tool for research in the humanities and arts. The British Humanities Index indexes over 370 internationally respected humanities journals and weekly magazines, as well as quality newspapers published in the United Kingdom, the United States, and other English-speaking countries.

Coverage

Coverage from 1962 onwards.

Guides

Publisher

Proquest

 

 

 

 

British Periodicals Collections I and II *

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  • Database is included in the main library search
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Description

Almost 500 British periodical runs from the 1680s to the 1930s, based on the UMI Microfilm Collection, 'Early British Periodicals'. Multidisciplinary coverage includes literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences, music, drama, archaeology and architecture.

Guides

Publisher

Chadwyck-Healey (ProQuest)

 

 

 

Building.co.uk

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Description

Established in 1843, Building is a weekly magazine covering the breadth of the built environment, including news, analysis, case studies, careers and regulations.

Key sectors covered include:

  • Housing
  • Commercial
  • Public
  • Regeneration
  • Sustainability
  • Legal
  • Offices
  • Industrial
  • Education & Healthcare
  • Retail

Coverage

1997 to present

Publisher

United Business Media International

 

 

Building Design Online

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Description

"Building Design Online complements the weekly print magazine by offering the latest news, analysis, buildings and hard industry data as well as unique video covering the architectural spectrum.

Includes access to BD Reviews, which focuses on projects, people, and products – covering the issues hitting the headlines in sectors such as public buildings, education and interiors."

Coverage

1999 to present

Publisher

United Business Media International

 

 

 

Business Source Premier *

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Access restrictions

  • More than 90% of the currently published journals in this database are included in the main library search
  • Staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database
  • UWE Bristol Alumni cannot access this database

Description

Covers UK and international business, management and economics issues across a range of sectors including construction, IT, education, and health. Provides full-text journal articles; market, company & industry sector reports; and country intelligence.

Coverage

Please note that the 500 most popular Harvard Business Review articles are available as read-only, ie cannot be downloaded or printed

Guides

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Covers all aspects of personal injury law and litigation.

Publisher

Lexis Nexis

 

 

Campbell Collaboration

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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).

 

 

Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations

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

Description

A web-based service which allows users to search for the meanings of abbreviations of English-language legal publications or enter the title of a law publication to find the abbreviation.

 

 

Casetrack

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Description

Casetrack offers the full text of judgments in current case law from Courts of Appeal, High Court, Employment Appeal Tribunal and VAT Tribunal. It also offers access to House of Lords and Privy Council judgments, Northern Irish and Irish Courts, plus selected EU Human Rights and Court of Justice Judgments.

Coverage

  • Court of Appeal (Criminal & Civil Divisions) from April 1996 to present.
  • Administrative Court from April 1996 to present.
  • All divisions of the High Court from July 1998 to present.
  • Employment Appeal Tribunal from July 1998 to present.
  • VAT Tribunal from January 2002 to present.

Publisher

Casetrack

 

 

 

Chitty on Contracts, via Westlaw

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Definitive practitioner text on contract law.

Help available from within the site

Coverage

Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

CIB (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction)

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Description

The International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (Conseil International du Bâtiment (CIB)), is an international network conducting research in the areas of building and construction.  The various CIB Databases, including the ICONDA Ⓡ CIB Library, provide access to the full text of their publications, meetings, and conferences as well as information on their research commissions and membership.

Coverage

Scanned copies of hundreds of publications, both the full proceedings (± 25 each year) and the single papers (±over 2,500 each year) from all CIB and CIB co-sponsored conferences.

Publisher

CIB Publications

 

 

 

CIPD Case Studies Extra

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

The CIPD Case Studies Extra is an online service, offering comprehensive case studies covering many aspects of human resource management. Tutor guidance and support is also available.

Publisher

CIPD

 

 

CiteSeerX (Research Index)

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

Description

Citeseer (also known as ResearchIndex) is a scientific digital library aimed primarily at computer scientists. It contains freely available, full-text research articles (journal pre-prints and papers where available, conference proceedings, technical reports) downloaded from the Web. The articles are indexed by an Autonomous Citation Indexing (ACI) system which links the records together through references cited within, and citations made to, an article. It provides links to related articles and can identify the context of a citation (allowing researchers to see what their peers have said about the cited work). CiteSeer supports full Boolean, phrase and proximity searching. You can choose to search the full-text documents or the citations contained within these documents. (Please note, not all links to cited refeerences will be available as full-text documents).

Publisher

Pennsylvania State University

 

 

Civil Procedure Rules (White Book), via Westlaw

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Description

The definitive statement on civil procedure. It provides high quality commentary and expert opinion as well as links to primary sources referenced.

Help available from within the site.

Coverage

Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

Clarke, Hall and Morrison on Children

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Description

Leading work on both the civil jurisdiction of the family courts and the criminal jurisdiction of the youth courts.  Provides access to all the legislation, circulars and guidance notes that relate to every aspect of child law. It also includes useful procedural tables, checklists, precedents and flowcharts.

Coverage

Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

Clerk and Lindsell on Torts

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Description

Definitive practitioner text on torts.

Help available from within the site.

Coverage

Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

Clinical Skills

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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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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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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

 

Compendex

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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. For SAE content found in Compendex, please search SAE Digital Library to see if access is available.
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

A comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database with over nine million records referencing over 5,000 engineering journals and conference materials dating from 1969. Updated weekly.

Publisher

Elsevier

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Curia: European Court of Justice

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Description

Case-law database on the official web site of the European Court of Justice (as well as the General Court and the European Union Civil Service Tribunal)

Coverage

1997- present

Guides

Info-Curia Help guide

Publisher

European Court of Justice

 

 

 

 

 

Current Awareness Abstracts

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Description

Over 35,000 abstracts from library and information management literature dating from 1988 to the present day.

Coverage

1988 - current

Publisher

Emerald / Aslib

 

 

Current Sentencing Practice, via Westlaw

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Description

A comprehensive service on the law and practice of sentencing in England and Wales. Includes The Referencer which provides at-a-glance information on sentencing law. Cross referenced to Archbold.

Help is available from within the site.

Coverage

Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

 

 

DawsonEra *

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Description

This is an e-book selected collection which you can browse, read on screen, or download. Titles we own are accessible via the library search as well as being searchable within the database.

 

 

 

 

DCP Online (Development Control Practice)

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  • This database can be accessed by 5 simultaneous users only. Please log out before closing the web browser.
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Description

Best practice, legislation, policy statements, planning authority guidance, and appeal decisions with expert analysis of how this is applied in practice.

Free online student subscription to Planning Resource

UWE students can register online for a free subscription to Planning Resource.

Publisher

DCS Ltd.

 

 

DERA (Digital Education Resource Archive)

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Description

The Institute of Education UK Digital Education Repository Archive (DERA) is a digital archive of all documents published electronically by government and related bodies in the area of education.

Publisher

Institute of Education

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

DETAIL Inspiration

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Description

DETAIL Inspiration provides architects with images and reference details for more than 3,000 projects from the last 30 years of DETAIL. The integrated search function, with numerous filters, allows you to find precisely the right information. Each project described in the database is accompanied by DETAIL project documents. Publication information (edition/year) helps users to find the right edition in their print collections. The database content is expanded and updated with the release of each new issue of DETAIL.

Please note, this resource does NOT contain the content of DETAIL magazine, apart from the projects.

Coverage

  • DETAIL Inspiration (Bilingual English and German database) 1987 onwards.
  • DETAIL Inspiration (German language database) 1963 onwards.

Publisher

Institut fur internationale Architektur Dokumentation (IiAD)

 

 

 

 

Digital National Security Archive *

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Description

The Digital National Security Archive is a database of primary declassified documents covering US foreign and military policy since 1945.

The database is produced by the National Security Archive, a non-profit research institute and library at George Washington University.

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ProQuest Information and Learning Company

 

 

Digital Theatre Plus

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Digital Theatre Plus offers streamed films of leading British theatre productions for educational use in schools, colleges, and universities. Each production is supported by additional content, including interviews with the creative and production teams and written study guides.

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Includes a library of recent stage productions; exclusive behind the scenes documentaries; study guides; and filmed workshops to support teachers.

Publisher

Digital Theatre Plus

 

 

 

DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) *

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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.

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Lund University Libraries

 

 

 

 

 

Early English Books Online

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Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473 to 1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War. This is available through Historical Texts.

Coverage

Comprehensive digital collection of English books from 1473 to 1700.

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JISC

 

 

 

 

Early European Books Online *

Early European Books Online

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Collections 1-4 contain the full text of works in all major European languages, printed in the cities which led the explosion of the print industry in the early modern era, such as Nuremberg, Basel, Leiden, Paris and Venice. This breadth of scope gives a wide-ranging overview of the intellectual life and historical upheavals of early modern Europe.

Coverage

The collections contain the founding works of modern sciences such as botany, anatomy and astrology, together with accounts of travel, exploration and warfare, and influential works of literature, philosophy and humanist thought. Works from Homer, Sophocles, Virgil, Dante, Galileo, Descartes, Spinoza, and many others, are included in the collections.

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ProQuest

 

 

 

EdiTLib

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The Digital Library is a valuable online resource of peer-reviewed and published international journal articles and conference papers on the latest research, developments, and applications related to all aspects of educational technology and e-learning.

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Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education

 

 

 

EGI (Estates Gazette Interactive)

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Full text of the Estates Gazette archive from January 1986, as well as property news from March 1996.  Also includes data on available commercial properties, property deals, transactions and ratings, market analysis by geographical location, company information and jobs.

Coverage

Estates Gazette from 1986, news from 1996.

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Estates Gazette

 

 

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)

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Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) Parts 1 and 2 include a variety of full-text materials – from books and directories, Bibles, sheet music and sermons to advertisements – and works by many well-known and lesser-known authors, all providing a diverse collection of material for the researcher of the eighteenth century. Subject coverage includes literature, history, religion, law, the fine arts and science. Included are works from women writers of the eighteenth century; collections on the French Revolution; and numerous editions of the works of Shakespeare. Multiple editions of each individual work are offered to enable scholars to make textual comparisons of the works. There are digital images of every page of nearly 200,000 titles published during the eighteenth Century. This is available through Historical Texts.

Coverage

Covers period 1701-1800

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JISC

 

 

 

EMBASE

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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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Ovid Technologies

 

 

Emerald *

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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.

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Emerald Group

 

 

Encyclopedia of Compulsory Purchase and Compensation, via Westlaw UK

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This encyclopedia offers a guide to the detailed and complex provisions of the law relating to the compulsory purchase of land and the compensation provisions. Contains the full text of all relevant statutes, statutory instruments and circulars, together with case summaries. Expert commentary highlights the practical application of the law.

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

Encyclopedia of Environmental Health Law and Practice, via Westlaw UK

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This encyclopedia provides coverage of the purpose and practical application of the legislation and guidance relating to environmental health law. Contains the full text of all relevant statutes, statutory instruments, and circulars plus commentary.

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Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

Encyclopedia of Forensic Science

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An encyclopaedia covering all aspects of forensic science.

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Reed Elsevier

 

 

Encyclopedia of Forms and Precedents

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A source of transactional precedents. The encyclopaedia contains over 12,000 forms and precedents covering areas such as sale of land, landlord and tenant, commercial law, wills and trusts, and family law. It also includes checklists, procedural tables and guidance on land registration, stamp duty and tax.

Help available from within the site

Coverage

Full text. Selectively updated once a month.

Publisher

LexisNexis Butterworths

 

 

Encyclopedia of Highway Law and Practice, via Westlaw UK

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A major work on highway law including full text of all relevant legislation, complete with annotations.

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Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

Encyclopedia of Housing Law and Practice, via Westlaw UK

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An up-to-date online encyclopaedia of housing law. Aimed at practitioners and includes commentary on all relevant legislation.

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Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

 

 

Encyclopedia of Life Sciences *

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

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All aspects of Life Sciences.

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John Wiley & Sons

 

 

Encyclopedia of Local Government Law, via Westlaw UK

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This definitive work sets out the full text of Acts and regulations, accompanying each one with a detailed commentary and full references to relevant judicial authorites.

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Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

Encyclopedia of Planning Law and Practice, via Westlaw UK

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A comprehensive source of guidance and policy on planning law. It includes expert commentary on all relevant legislation and provides access to up-to-date circulars, PPGs and PPSs, MPGs and MPSs, RPGs, and RSSs and TANs

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Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

Encyclopedia of Road Traffic Law and Practice, via Westlaw UK

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This source provides comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date information on all aspects of road traffic law and practice. Reproduces all relevant legislation and subordinate legislation, with clear detailed explanation and interpretations.

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Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

 

 

ENDS Report *

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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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Haymarket

 

 

Historic England (formerly English Heritage)

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Historic England carries out ground-breaking research on a wide range of subjects from archaeomagnetic dating to animal remains and building investigation to electrical imaging. The series also includes reports commissioned by Historic England but carried out by external organisations. Some of the reports are interim and the opinions expressed in the reports are the author’s and not necessarily those of Historic England.

Coverage

2006 onwards

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Historic England

 

 

English Reports, via Heinonline

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Covers the decisions of the English Courts prior to the start of the Law Reports in 1865.

Coverage

Full reprint (1220 - 1865)

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William S. Hein & Co

 

 

 

 

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center), via ProQuest

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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.

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ProQuest

 

 

 

 

EThOS

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

Note: Individuals must register to download or print.

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Content being developed.

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British Library

 

 

EUR-Lex

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Provides direct access to European Union law. Includes the Official Journal of the European Union along with the treaties, legislation, case-law, and legislative proposals.

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Subject areas: Europe; Law; European Union; EU

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Europa

 

 

 

 

eWIC (Electronic Workshops in Computing)

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eWIC (Electronic Workshops in Computing) provides free access to their conference papers archive from 1995 to the present day.

Coverage

Algebraic Specification, Audio, Circuits, Communications, Databases, Data Analysis, Formal Aspects, Formal Methods , Grid Computing, Imaging, Information Retrieval, Internet, Object Orientation, Programming and Tribute.

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BCS

 

 

Family Law Online *

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Family Law Online covers a range of material focussed on the practice of Family Law. Titles included in this database are Family Law Journal, Child & Family Law Quarterly, International Family Law, Family Law Reports, and Children Law & Practice.

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Jordan Publishing

 

 

FIAF Film International Index to Film Periodicals Database

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Includes several databases: Film Index International, International Index to Film, International Index to TV Periodicals, Treasures from the Film Archives, International Directory of Film/TV Documentation Collections, Bibliography of FIAF Members Publications.

Coverage

Indexes film details and criticism from the 1940s to present. This database also includes full text for a number of journal titles.

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ProQuest Information and Learning Company.

 

 

 

FLAG (Foreign Law Guide)

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Holdings of foreign primary-source materials in UK libraries.

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Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

 

 

Focus

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FreeMedicalJournals.com

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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.

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Flying Publisher

 

 

GDC Vault

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GDC Vault is a trove of in-depth design, technical, and inspirational talks and slides from the influencers of the game-development industry, taken from over 20 years of the worldwide Game Developers Conferences.

Coverage

20 years

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UBM

 

 

 

 

Google Image Search

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One of the most comprehensive image resources on the web.

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Google

 

 

 

Great Buildings Online

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This gateway to architecture around the world and across history documents a thousand buildings, and hundreds of leading architects, with photographic images and architectural drawings, integrated maps and timelines, 3D building models, commentaries, bibliographies, web links, and more, for famous designers and structures of all kinds.

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Architecture Week.

 

 

 

 

Halsbury's Laws of England, via LexisLibrary

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Halsbury's Laws of England is a general legal encyclopaedia covering the whole spectrum of English law. It is is divided into alphabetically-arranged titles. The text of those titles is supplemented by regularly-updated annotations.

Coverage

This is a commenatry service with links to most primary sources referenced in the text. It is updated monthly. Subject areas: law / commentary

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LexisNexis

 

Halsbury's Statutes known as UK Parliament Acts on LexisLibrary

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UK Parliament Acts contain the full, amended text of all public general Acts that are currently in force. Legislation that has been recently enacted but is not yet in force is also included. Public general Acts that are no longer in force do not appear in full text but a note explains why the enactment no longer applies.

Coverage

United Kingdom. Please note that this source contains Statutes of England and Wales. Acts that were made by the Westminster Parliament and relate to Scotland only are not included, although provisions of Scottish Acts that apply or are relevant to England and/or Wales are included. Westminster Parliament Acts containing some Scotland-only provisions pre- and post-devolution are reproduced in full.

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LexisNexis

 

 

Halsbury's Statutes Citator, via LexisLibrary

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Description

Halsbury's Statutes Citator provides a citation for the current status of over 7,600 statutes. There are links through to the full text.  

Coverage

A comprehensive list of amendments to all statutes which have been considered in Halsbury's Statutes since 1929.

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LexisNexis

 

 

 

 

 

Halsbury's Statutory Instruments, via LexisLibrary

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Description

Halsbury's Statutes Citator provides a citation for the current status of over 7,600 statutes. There are links through to the full text.  

Coverage

Halsbury's Statutory Instruments Citator lists in alphabetical order the full title of statutory instruments dealt with by Halsbury's Statutory Instruments.

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LexisNexis

 

 

 

 

Hansard

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Edited verbatim report of proceedings in the Commons Chamber, Westminster Hall, and Standing Committees. Contains written ministerial statements and written answers.

Coverage

Coverage from the 1988 / 1998 session of Parliament through to the current session.

Publisher

Parliament

 

 

Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law

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Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law provides commentary on industrial relations and employment law and practice. It analyses the law, and fills in the practical background. The texts of all the relevant statutes and statutory instruments are set out in full, with detailed annotations. It also includes precedents.

Coverage

Subject area: Law / Employment Law / Commentary / Industrial relations / Human Resource Management

Publisher

LexisNexis Butterworths

 

 

Heinonline *

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Heinonline is a full-text, searchable archive of law journals. US titles dominate but an increasing number from the UK and other jurisdictions are included. In most cases coverage starts from the first issue of a journal. Pages appear as they would in the original hardcopy including all charts, graphs, and photographs.

Coverage

The very latest issues of journals may not be available due to licensing restrictions. Hein call this a 'moving wall' and these journals are added when the next issues are published. Subject area: Law.

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HeinOnline

 

 

Historical Texts

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JISC Historical Texts includes the following databases:

  • Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English civil war.
  • Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) includes works on literature, history, religion, law, the fine arts and science. Included are works from women writers of the eighteenth century; collections on the French revolution; and numerous editions of the works of Shakespeare. Multiple editions of each individual work are offered to enable scholars to make textual comparisons of the works. There are digital images of every page of nearly 200,000 titles published during the eighteenth century.
  • The Nineteenth Century books from the British Library Collection contains digitised versions of more than 65,000 first editions from the 19th century, covering philosophy, history, poetry and literature. The collection extends to over 25 million pages of previously rare and inaccessible content, and includes the original typeface and illustrations for each book.

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Various

 

 

 

 

HMIC (Health Management Information Consortium)

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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

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Ovid Technologies

 

 

i-Law

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i-law is a commercial law database offering specialist commentary and analysis as well as access to some case reports in maritime and commercial law.

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Informa UK Limited

 

 

IBSS (International Bibliography of the Social Sciences)

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The International Bibliography of the Social Sciences focuses mainly on politics, sociology, economics and anthropology and is one of the world's largest social-science databases.

Coverage

The International Bibliography of the Social Sciences indexes over 2,800 journals from 1951 onwards and adds over 7,000 books annually.

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

ICE (Institution of Civil Engineers) Virtual Library

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The Institution of Civil Engineers Virtual Library gives access to one of the largest repositories of full-text civil engineering papers in the world. From here you can search the archive from 1836 to 2001.

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ICE

 

 

 

IDS Employment Law

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Database providing information on employment law, plus access to news, and an archive of cases, articles, transcripts, and relevant legislation including Acts, European legislation, statutory instruments, and codes of practice.

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IDS

 

 

 

 

IEEE Xplore *

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IEL includes full-text access for:

  • IEEE journals and conference proceedings
  • IEE journals and conference proceedings
  • IEEE standards
  • over 400 Wiley-IEEE e-books

Coverage

Archive to 1988, selected journals and conferences back to 1950.

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IEEE

 

 

Images of England

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A digital library of photographs of England's listed buildings, together with text descriptions.

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Coverage

You can view over 300,000 images of England’s built heritage from lamp posts to lavatories, phone boxes to toll booths, mile stones to gravestones, as well as thousands of bridges, historic houses, and churches.

Publisher

National Monument Record and English Heritage

 

 

 

Index to Legal Periodicals and Books Full Text *

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Description

A bibliographic database that cites articles from legal periodicals and indexes law books published or edited in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Full-text coverage for selected periodicals is also included.

Note: Select Legal Periodicals Full Text in the Database Selection area before you enter any search terms.

Coverage

Coverage dates: Indexing 1981+, Abstracting 1990+, 'select' Full text 1995+

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EBSCO

 

 

 

DELETED - Informahealthcare

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InformaHealthcare includes 170 journals from the pharmaceutical, life science, and medical journal titles published by Informa Healthcare.

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Taylor & Francis

 

 

InformationBridge *

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

Coverage

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

Publisher

Department of Education Office of Scientific and Technical Information

 

 

 

 

Inside Housing

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Inside Housing is the leading weekly magazine for housing professionals in the UK and the first choice for anyone looking for a job in housing. With its lively mix of news, features and analysis, housing professionals rely on Inside Housing to keep them fully updated on everything in the social housing world.

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Ocean Media Group (OMG)

 

 

 

 

Institute of Physics Journal Archive *

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

Coverage

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

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Institute of Physics (IOP)

 

 

Intermid *

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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

 

 

 

International Encyclopaedia of Labour Law and Industrial Relations

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The International Encyclopaedia for Labour Law and Industrial Relations provides information to the international business and labour relations communities. The work offers factual information and practical insight into both the technical legal and day-to-day aspects of labour relations. It also covers developing trends in the relationship between management and labour. Includes over 60 detailed country-by-country monographs and eight in-depth international monographs, as well as five volumes of case law and five volumes of reprinted legislation.

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Wolters Kluwer

 

 

 

International GAAP

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Full-text version of International GAAP including full text of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) produced by Wiley, as well as explanation of the principles involved, implementation guidance and interpretation, exposure drafts and discussion papers.

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Wiley

 

 

Internurse *

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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

 

 

 

 

 

JISC Journal Archives

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JISC eCollections contains three platforms: Historic Books, Journal Archives and MediaHub containing thousands of journals, historical books, images, films, and sounds.

Publisher

JISC

 

John Johnson Collection

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Description

A digitised document collection of more than 65,000 printed items of ephemera from the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Includes theatrical and non-theatrical posters and fliers, popular prints, crime broadsheets and advertisements.

Coverage

Eighteenth century to early twentieth century.

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Proquest

 

 

Kemp on Lawtel

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Kemp on Lawtel is a collection of personal injury quantum reports and practice tools. It also includes a schedule of damages application.

Note: Once logged into Lawtel, you will find Kemp in ‘Specialist Areas’.

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Sweet and Maxwell

 

 

Knovel *

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Covering a wide range of engineering, transportation, and sustainability topics, Knovel contains over 3,000 electronic books, as well as interactive graphs and equations which allow users to accurately plot points, test ranges for 'what-if' scenarios, and solve real-world problems from tables and charts in references that would otherwise be static images on the page.

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All searches are done as keyword searches.

Publisher

Knovel Corp.

 

Landmap

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The Landmap service provides UK academia with a high quality spatial data download service which is enhanced and supported by a range of learning material.

Landmap is no longer being updated. The material presented via this resource should be considered as archival.

Publisher

Mimas

 

 

Lawtel

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Lawtel is a current awareness service for legal practitioners. It provides access to a whole range of legal information from tracking progress on legislation through to case summaries and an articles index. It also provides access to directories of solicitors and barristers. In some instances Lawtel will give access to the full text of a document where that document is held in the public domain.

Note: Use the library search to check availability in the library of law reports series or journal titles cited on Lawtel.

Coverage

Subject areas: UK cases; UK legislation. Updated every 24 hours. Use the library catalogue to check availability in the library of law reports series or journal titles cited on Lawtel.

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Sweet and Maxwell

 

 

Legal Journals Index (LJI), via Westlaw

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Description

Contains abstracts of every substantive legal journal article published in the UK since 1986.

Note: If only an abstract of a journal article is provided, check whether the journal is available in the library by searching for the journal title in the library search.

Coverage

Back-dating of full-text coverage can vary between publications.

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Sweet and Maxwell

 

 

 

Legislation.gov.uk

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Full text of all the UK Parliament Public General Acts (from 1988) onwards and all Local Acts (from 1991) onwards as they were originally enacted.

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HMSO

 

 

 

LexisLibrary

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

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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.

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LexisNexis

 

 

 

Lindley and Banks on Partnership (via Westlaw)

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Definitive practitioner text on partnership law, covering both general and limited partnership. Covers all aspects of the life of a partnership, from its nature and formation to the usual contents of a partnership agreement, common areas of dispute, partner liabilities, and to winding up and insolvency. Includes key cases.

Coverage

Subject area: Law, Partnership

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

 

Linguistics and Language Behaviour Abstracts

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Indexes international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. The database provides abstracts of journal articles from over 1,500 publications, and also provides abstracts of books and dissertations.

Coverage

1973 to present

Publisher

Proquest CSA

 

 

 

LISA (Library and Information Science Abstracts)

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Description

Guide to articles from over 550 periodicals from 68 countries and papers from major English language conferences, going back over 30 years.

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

 

Literary Encyclopedia

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The Literary Encyclopedia focuses on literature originally written in English or translated into English. It provides details profiles of authors and texts, and basic knowledge on their cultural contexts. It includes more than 6,000 writers, philosophers and other persons of note, nearly 19,000 works and 1,600 literary and historical topics and events.

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Literary Dictionary Company

 

 

 

Literature Online *

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With over a third of a million full-text works of poetry, prose, and drama in English, together with the definitive online criticism and reference library, Literature Online is the world's largest cross-searchable database of literature and criticism.

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ProQuest Information and Learning Company. Altenative publisher name: Chadwyck-Healey.

 

 

Lynda.com

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Description

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

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Try searching by subject or by software brand name.

Publisher

Lynda.com

 

 

Managing successful projects with PRINCE 2 2009

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

Publisher

TSO

 

 

 

Mass Observation Online *

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The Mass Observation Online archive specialises in material about everyday life in Britain. It contains papers generated by the original Mass Observation social research organisation (1937 to early 1950s) which involved the scientific observation of public attitudes and opinions. This online resource contains primary material  in the form of file reports and topic collections as well as photographs and interactive maps.

Coverage

1937 - 1967

Publisher

Adam Matthews

 

 

Materia

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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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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

 

 

Maternity and Infant Care

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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

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Ovid Technologies

 

 

 

MEDLINE, via OVID

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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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Ovid Technologies

 

 

 

MLA International Bibliography

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Description

The MLA International Bibliography is a subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.

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Proquest

 

 

 

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts Database

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Description

The NCJRS: National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database is published by the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice's National Criminal Justice Reference Service, an information clearinghouse for people around the U.S. and the world involved with research, policy, and practice related to criminal and juvenile justice, and drug control.

Publisher

Proquest

 

 

National Statistics

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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

 

 

 

 

Nexis

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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.

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Lexis Nexis Butterworths

 

 

NICE Evidence

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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.

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Publisher

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

 

 

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) iLibrary *

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Description

Access to the full text of some of the OECD publications including working papers, statistics, journals, and books.

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OECD

 

 

 

OTseeker

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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.

 

 

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography *

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Description

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is an illustrated collection of over 56,000 biographies of people who shaped all aspects of Britain’s past, from the 4th Century to the 21st Century. The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography provides accurate, concise, and readable articles on noteworthy people from all walks of life. Entries offer detailed and extensive biographical information drawn from primary and secondary sources, and range from a few dozen to 35,000 words in length.

Coverage

Coverage from earliest times to 2004

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Oxford University Press

 

 

Oxford English Dictionary Online

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Description

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.

Coverage

Updated quarterly

Publisher

Oxford University Press

 

 

Oxford History of Western Music

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The Oxford History of Western Music online offers an unmatched account of the evolution of Western classical music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time, Richard Taruskin. It includes all 1.25 million words, 500 images, and 1,800 musical examples from the updated paperback edition with sophisticated search and browse functionality designed to maximize the dynamic possibilities of online reading and research.

Guide

Online Tour

Publisher

Oxford University Press

 

 

Palgrave Connect *

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Description

Palgrave Connect is a full-text database that contains e-books from a range of different subject areas, including: politics and the social sciences, international relations, economics, and business and management. E-books can be read in your browser or downloaded to your e-reader device.

Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

 

 

Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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Description

An authoritative dictionary covering a wide range of economics topics written by the world's leading economists.

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Palgrave Macmillan

 

 

PADDI

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Description

An index to journal articles on all aspects of the built environment and environmental planning in Ireland, north and south.

Coverage

Indexing of material began in 1980; indexed material includes items published from c1865 to the present, but the majority of items date from the mid 20th century onwards; the time period covered is 12th century to the present.

Publisher

Planning Architecture Design Database Ireland.

 

 

 

PAIS International

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Description

PAIS was established in 1914 for the purpose of chronicling the world's public affairs, public and social policies, international relations, and world politics.  The ‘Public Affairs Information Service’ offers records from over 120 countries worldwide. Content is in the form of over half a million journal articles, books, government documents, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, web content and is updated quarterly.

Coverage

  • Politics
  • Human rights
  • Civil rights movement
  • International relations
  • Economic conditions
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Health and government

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

 

 

PANGAEA *

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Description

The information system PANGAEA is operated as an open-access library aimed at archiving, publishing, and distributing geo-referenced data from earth system research. Most of the data is freely available and can be used under the terms of the license mentioned on the data set description.

Publisher

  • Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research
  • Center for Marine Environmental Sciences (MARUM)

 

 

 

 

PEDro

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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)

 

 

Periodicals Archive Online *

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Description

Periodicals Archive Online contains digitised journals published in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, spread over a two hundred year period.

Coverage

Periodicals Archive Online contains 80 full-text journal backfiles for the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

 

Philosopher's Index

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Description

The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative, author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy.

Coverage

The literature covered goes back to 1940 and includes journal articles, books, book chapters and book reviews.

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Proquest

 

 

 

 

PILOTS

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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

 

 

 

 

Practical Law

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Description

Practical Law delivers online legal know-how . It includes the following materials:

  • Practice notes - concise explanations covering core transactions and background law
  • Standard documents and drafting notes
  • Current awareness which explains the practical implications of key developments. Our subscription includes access to the modules PLC Corporate, PLC Cross Border and PLC Finance.

Note: Please note that UWE Bristol does not subscribe to all Practical Law modules

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Practical Law Company

 

 

 

Project Muse *

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Project MUSE is a unique collaboration between libraries and publishers providing 100% full-text, affordable and user-friendly online access to high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from scholarly publishers. MUSE began in 1993 as a pioneering joint project of the Johns Hopkins University Press and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library at JHU. Grants from the Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities allowed MUSE to go live with JHU Press journals in 1995. Journals from other publishers were first incorporated in 2000, with additional university press and scholarly society publishers joining in each subsequent year.

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Johns Hopkins University Press

 

 

 

Property Week Magazine

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Property Week is the leading news magazine in the commercial property market. Packed with news, features and analysis, Property Week keeps readers fully briefed on all the latest information from the industry - from development opportunities to investment prospects, professional and legal coverage to regional surveys, plus all the latest job vacancies.

Coverage

Nov 1998 to present

Publisher

Property Week

 

 

 

ProQuest Criminal Justice *

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Description

ProQuest Criminal Justice is a comprehensive database of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including abstracts and indexing for 250 titles, more than 100 of which are available in full text.

Coverage

  • Criminology
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Justice
  • Law enforcement
  • Family Law
  • Industrial Security
  • Rehabilitation

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

 

ProQuest Education Journals *

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Description

ProQuest Education Journals gives users access to over 900 top educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full text. The coverage spans the literature on:

  • primary
  • secondary
  • higher education
  • special education
  • home schooling
  • adult education

Many titles are indexed in the ERIC database.

Coverage

1988 - current

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

 

ProQuest Sociology *

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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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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

 

 

 

PubMed *

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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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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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RefWorks

 

 

 

RePEc/IDEAS (Internet Documents in Economics Access Service)

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Description

An international database of freely-available working papers, journal articles and book chapters in the economics field. Many are available in full text.

Publisher

IDEAS

 

 

 

 

RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) On-Line

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Description

An index to articles in over 300 of the world's most respected architectural periodicals details of books and audio visual materials acquired by the RIBA Library.

Publisher

RIBA

 

 

RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) Online

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Description

An index to the Library of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, including books, journal articles, law reports and transcript, web sites and audio tapes.

Publisher

RICS

 

 

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
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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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EBSCO

 

 

 

 

Safari Books Online *

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An electronic books collection featuring a selection of about 100 titles from Safari Books Online. Titles will be of interest to those in the field of IT, for example developers, web designers and creative professionals. It features content from O'Reilly Media, Adobe Press, Peachpit Press, Microsoft Press, Wharton School Publishing, Que, Sams and Addison-Wesley among others.

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Safari Books Online

 

 

SAGE Journals Online *

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  • Database is included in the main library search
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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
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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

 

 

 

Simon's Direct Tax Service

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Description

An authorative source on UK income tax, corporation tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax and international taxation. Includes worked examples and is cross-referenced to the legislation, source materials and tax treaties.

Help available from within the site

Coverage

Full text. Updated weekly. Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

LexisNexis Butterworths

 

 

Social Care Online

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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.

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Publisher

Social Care Institute for Excellence

 

 

Social Policy and Practice

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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.

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Publisher

Ovid

 

 

Social Services 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
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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

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Publisher

Proquest

 

 

 

SocINDEX

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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

Produced in the United States, the SocINDEX sociology research database contains over 2,000,000 records on sociology and related social research disciplines from around the world. It indexes journals, books, conference papers and selected dissertations. Specific subject areas covered include criminology, ethnic and racial studies, gender studies, rural and urban sociology, social psychology, social work, sociological research, substance abuse, and violence.

Coverage

1895 to present.

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

Sociological 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

Indexes journal articles and conference proceedings from over 1,500 journals in the field of sociology and related disciplines.

Coverage

1974 to present

Publisher

Proquest

 

 

 

 

SpringerLink *

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Description

Large collection of full-text journals. Subject areas include biological sciences, computing, engineering, environment, humanities, mathematics and statistics, medicine and health, physical sciences and chemistry.

Publisher

Springer

 

 

 

 

The Times Digital Archive

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Description

The Times Digital Archive provides convenient access to an extraordinary library of back issues of this renowned newspaper online.
By taking the microfilm collection of The Times (London) and producing a high-resolution digital format with searchable images, The Times Digital Archive represents unprecedented access to one of the most highly regarded resources for the study of 18th century history and onward.

Coverage

Coverage from 1785 to 2010

Publisher

Thomson/Gale

 

 

 

Times Law Reports

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Description

Provides, in association with The Times, access to all Times Law Reports from 1988 to present day.

Help available from within the site

Coverage

Full text. Updated within 2 weeks of publication.

Publisher

LexisNexis Butterworths

 

 

Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive

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Description

The Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive, 1902-2009 is a complete online facsimile edition of every issue of one of the most comprehensive literary publications of the 20th century. Founded in 1902, the Times Literary Supplement has been known over the past 100 years for its fine writing, literary discoveries and insightful debate, making this digital archive an essential resource for anyone studying, or supporting the study of, modern literature, humanities and culture.
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Coverage

1902 to 2009.

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Publisher

Cengage

 

 

Transportation Research Record Online

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Description

Full text of the Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board (TRR Journal) from 1996 to present.

Coverage

Transport, Transportation, engineering, civil engineering, US

Publisher

US National Research Council / Transportation Research Board

 

TRID (Transportation Research Integrated Database)

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Description

TRID is an integrated database that combines books, technical reports, conference proceedings, journal articles, Environmental Impact Statements and theses in the field of transportation research. TRID provides access to over 900,000 records of transportation research worldwide, with links to over 64,000 full-text documents. Content comes from TRB's Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) Database and the OECD's Joint Transport Research Centre’s International Transport Research Documentation (ITRD) Database.

Publisher

Transportation Research Board

 

 

TRIP+ (Turning Research Into Practice)

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Description

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

Publisher

TRIP

 

 

 

UK Parliamentary Papers

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Description

UK Parliamentary Papers now includes over 200,000 House of Commons sessional papers from 1715 to 2005, with supplementary material back to 1688. UKPP delivers page images and searchable full text for each paper, along with detailed indexing

Coverage

18th century (1688-1834) 19th century (1801-1900) 20th century (1901-2003/04 session) Hansard (1803-2005)

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Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

 

 

UWE Bristol e-journals at OVID *

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  • More than 95% of the database is included in the main library search
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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

 

 

UWE Bristol Research Repository *

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Description

The UWE Bristol Research Repository provides immediate world-wide open access to all of UWE Bristol's research output.

Publisher

University of the West of England (UWE)

 

 

 

 

Visible Body

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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

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly Law Reports, via Westlaw UK

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Description

WLR are published in four volumes and include cases heard in the, House of Lords, Privy Council, Court of Appeal (Civil and Criminal Divisions), Queen's Bench Division, Chancery Division, Family Division, the Employment Appeal Tribunal, and also in the European Court of Justice.

Coverage

Available from 1953 to current in PDF format.

Publisher

Westlaw UK

 

 

 

 

 

Westlaw International

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Description

Westlaw International is a resource additional to Westlaw UK. The general subscription covers legal materials from non-UK English speaking jurisdictions such as the United States and Canada, Asian materials and international treaties.

Coverage

Westlaw International 'includes over 27,000 databases covering legal, news and business information from across the globe. UWE has a subscription to most of this resource. You may encounter a pop-up blocker if attempting to look at materials within this database to which we do not have access.

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Publisher

Thomson Reuters

 

 

 

 

Westlaw UK

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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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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

 

Woodfall: Landlord and Tenant

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Description

Woodfall's Landlord and Tenant is the definitive guide to all aspects of landlord and tenant law, and is the text most often cited in courtrooms.

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

World Advertising Research Center (WARC) *

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Description

This database contains information on the worldwide advertising and marketing industries, including case studies, full text journal articles, conference papers, news, statistics and information on best practice.

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Publisher

WARC

 

World Trade Organisation

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Description

Full-text reports, research papers and statistics about trade and economic topics from the World Trade Organisation. Includes a glossary.

Publisher

World Trade Organisation

 

World Wide Political Science 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
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Description

Provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration / policy.

Coverage

1975 to present

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Publisher

Proquest CSA

 

 

 

XpertHR

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Description

A major resource of information for human resources. Provides journal articles, case studies, model policies, legislation, statistics, news, commentary, surveys, and analysis.

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Zetoc

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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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