Resources

 

 

E-resources A-Z

Full A-Z list of the e-resources the Library subscribes to, plus useful free resources at the bottom of each page.

Use LibrarySearch to find individual e-books and e-journal titles.

Subscription resources

Resource In LibrarySearch? DescriptionType Useful for
Bayeux Tapestry Digital Edition Not in LibrarySearch Full images of the tapestry, plus commentary, maps and genealogies
  • Full-text resource
  • Visual resource
  • Humanities
BBC Monitoring
  • click LOG IN, then Login via Academic Institution, then University of Kent
  Enables you to keep track of broadcast, press and social media sources in multiple languages from over 150 countries worldwide.
  • Multimedia resource
  • News resource
  • Social Sciences
Benezit Dictionary of Artists - via Oxford Art Online Partially in LibrarySearch - search now One of the most comprehensive and definitive resources on artists - covers even obscure artists and includes images of artists' signatures, monograms, and stamps
  • Full-text resource
  • Reference resource
  • Image collection
  • Humanities
BEPress (Berkeley Electronic Press) Not in LibrarySearch Full-text access to 8 journal titles, plus access to other full text articles if you complete a 'recommendation form'
  • E-journals collection
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Sciences
BIAB (British and Irish Archaeological Bibliography) Not in LibrarySearch Free access to ca 200,000 records, covering publications from 1695 onwards
  • Database
  • Humanities
Bibliography of British and Irish History
(from Brepolis)
  • ignore 'Full text' button next to books in results; search LibrarySearch to check if book available
Not in LibrarySearch Bibliographic data on British and Irish history and relations with the Empire and the Commonwealth, from 55 BC to the present
  • Database
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina - Library of Latin Texts (from Brepolis) Not in LibrarySearch Texts from the beginning of Latin literature through to the texts of the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965)
  • E-books service
  • Humanities
BioMed Central (now includes Chemistry Central) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Mainly freely accessible bio-medical and chemistry related journals. Research articles are free; some additional content requires subscription
  • E-journal collection
  • Sciences
Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection (Henry Stewart Talks) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Seminar style audiovisual talks presented by world leading scientists to keep researchers up to date. Click Browse Series for an alphabetical list of topics covered.
  • Audio-visual resource
  • Sciences
BioOne
  • click Logout (top left of the window) when finished
Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Access to biological, ecological and environmental journals. Full text articles only available from BioOne.1 - go to Browse and select 'By Collection'
  • Database
  • E-journal collection
  • Sciences
Black Thought and Culture (from Alexander Street Press) Not in LibrarySearch Contains 1,303 sources with 1,210 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans
  • Database
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
BoB - On Demand TV and Radio (Box of Broadcasts)

You need to use an up-to-date web browser: see browser list in FAQs
Not in LibrarySearch View and record films, TV and radio programmes.
  • Audio-visual resource
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
Brill's New Jacoby Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Fragmentary works of 856 Greek historians, including the Greek texts, English translations, commentaries, biographies, and more
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
British and Foreign State Papers 1812-1968 (from HeinOnline) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Included in World Constitutions Illustrated, from HeinOnline
  • Full-text resource
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities
British Education Index Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Coverage from 1975 onwards
  • Database
  • Social Sciences
British Library Sounds Not in LibrarySearch 90,000 selected recordings of music, spoken word and human and natural environments
  • Multimedia resource
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
British Newspapers 1600-1950 (from Gale) Not in LibrarySearch 3 million pages of historic newspapers, newsbooks and ephemera; includes national and regional papers from the British Isles
  • Newspaper archive
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
British Periodicals (from ProQuest) - access to Collections 1-4 Not in LibrarySearch Searchable full text of 500 periodicals from the late 17th to the early 20th century, including major popular titles from the 20th century
  • E-journal collection
  • Humanities
Building Design (bdonline) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Weekly architectural magazine, important for its news coverage, job adverts and campaigning voice
  • E-journal
  • Humanities
Business & Management Collection (Henry Stewart Talks) Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Seminar style audiovisual talks presented by world leading scientists to keep researchers up to date. Click Browse Series for an alphabetical list of topics covered
  • Audiovisual resource
  • Social Sciences
Business Source Ultimate from EBSCO (formerly Business Source Complete) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Full text from over 8,000 journals, plus citation information for over 1,200 titles; includes company profiles and author profiles
  • Database
  • E-journal collection
  • Social Sciences

Recommended free resources

ResourceDescription
Bartleby.com Freely available electronic reference works, verse works, fiction, and non-fiction, e-books or anthologies
BibleGateway Several versions of the Bible
Bibliodata.com A writer's resource
Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) via the Getty Institute website Art indexing database covering 1990-2007; searchable together with Répertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA), which covers 1975-1989
Bibliomania Selection of classics in literature, plus fiction, poetry, drama, short stories, and online reference works. Enhanced content available on registration
Biological Journal Abbreviations Includes abbreviations of medical journals
British History Online Key printed primary and secondary sources for the history of Britain and Ireland, with a primary focus on the period between 1300 and 1800. Some documents are freely accessible.
Bookshelf (from the NCBI) Modern biomedical books
 

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