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
Daily Mail Historical Archive 1896-2004 Not in LibrarySearch Searchable, full text access to The Daily Mail (1896-2004)
  • News resource
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences


Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Access to ca 8,000 e-books in all subject areas
  • E-books service
  • Humanities
  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences
Defining Gender, 1450-1910 (from Adam Matthew) Not in LibrarySearch British source materials for the study of gender, leisure and consumer culture
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
Dictionary of Old English Web Corpus Not in LibrarySearch Online database consisting of at least one copy of every surviving Old English text, covering over 3 million words of Old English and ca 1 million words of Latin
  • Reference resource
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
Digimap Service (from Edina); to register and access:
  • Click Log In.
  • Type 'University of Kent' in the box,
  • Select it and click Continue.
  • You need to register for using Digimap as a whole and then agree to the license agreement for each individual collection you want to use.
Not in LibrarySearch You have access to:
  • Ordnance Survey Collection
  • Historic Digimap
  • Geology Digimap
  • Environment Digimap
  • Aerial Digimap
  • Lidar Digimap
  • Global Digimap
  • Digimap OpenStream
  • Mapping service
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Sciences
Digital Theatre Plus

To login: click Login (top right), click Login via your institution, select University of Kent and sign in with your Kent IT account.
Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Online resource providing high-quality full-length films of leading British theatre productions plus interviews with the cast, the creative and production teams behind each show and documentaries
  • Multi-media resource
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
Drama Online Partially in LibrarySearch - search now An extensive collection of play scripts, recordings, criticism and playwright biographies from all time periods
  • Database
  • Multi-media resource
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities

Recommended free resources

Daily List Announces all publications published or placed on sale each day by The Stationery Office (TSO); covers Parliamentary, Scottish Parliament, Official publications, Statutory Instruments, publications from Northern Ireland, Scotland and Agency titles; coverage goes back to 2000
Darwin Correspondence Project Full text of over 6,000 of Charles Darwin's letters
DBLP Computer Science Bibliography (from University of Trier) Information on major computer science journals and proceedings Links to dictionaries and other services
Digital Bodleian Search many varied and unique digitised collections from Oxford's Bodleian Library, including maps, manuscripts, prints, ephemera and printed books across a vast historical and geographical range
Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources (DMLBS) (via Logeion) A comprehensive, research-based dictionary focussed on British Medieval Latin. Logeion cross-searches this and several other Latin and Greek dictionaries
Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) Over 2800 academic peer-reviewed e-books from 100 publishers
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) Access point to over 2,400 open access journals; many are fully peer-reviewed
DOE SciTech Connect (from US Department of Energy) Scientific and technical reports online (ca 60,000 full-text reports)
doi> DOI resolver Takes a DOI (digital object identifier) and returns a link to the object (article, book, etc)
DrugWise Evidence-based information and reports on drugs, plus archives of reports by DrugScope and Druglink.

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Last Updated: 16/07/2019