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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
IBISWorld Not in LibrarySearch Features Industry Research Reports that provide an instant understanding of hundreds of UK industries, plus increasing numbers of global Industry Reports covering world industry analysis. Includes Brexit impact statements by industry sector.
  • Full-text resource
  • Social sciences
ICLR Online Not in LibrarySearch Official series of law reports from the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting
  • Full-text resource
  • Social sciences
ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for the social science research community
  • Database
  • Full-text resource
  • Training resource
  • Social sciences
IEEE IEL and Xplore Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Access to all IEEE and IET journals and conference proceedings and IEEE Standards (over 3 million documents). Also includes e-books from the Morgan & Claypool Synthesis Digital Library and full-text access to all IEEE Wiley eBooks.
  • E-journal collection
  • Database
  • E-books service
  • Sciences
IEEE Wiley eBooks Library - Computing and Engineering Collection Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Over 700 e-books, covering subjects like bioengineering, power and energy, and communication technologies, among other growing areas of research
  • E-books service
  • Sciences
IET Digital Library (Institution of Engineering and Technology) Not in LibrarySearch All IET research journals from 1872 onwards, plus abstracts of magazines and conferences
  • E-journal collection
  • E-books service
  • Sciences
Illustrated London News Not in LibrarySearch Historical pictorial weekly newspaper archive covering the period 1842 to 2003
  • Newspaper archive
  • Humanities
Independent Digital Archive (1986-2012) (from Gale) Not in LibrarySearch Covers the full run of the newspaper from its very first issue until the end of 2012; featuring journalists and columnists from across the political spectrum, the Independent is generally regarded as centrist, taking idiosyncratic views on the free market, social issues and culture
  • Newspaper archive
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
Index of Medieval Art Not in LibrarySearch Index to archive and images of medieval art
  • Database
  • Image resource
  • Humanities
Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Coverage from 1985 onwards
  • Database
  • Social Sciences
Index to Legal Periodicals (EBSCOHost) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Index to US, UK and European legal journals
  • Database
  • Social Sciences
Index to Theses - now included in ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global Not in LibrarySearch Details of all theses completed in the UK and Ireland since 1716.
  • Database
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
India, Raj and Empire (from Adam Matthew) Not in LibrarySearch Based on manuscript collections of National Library of Scotland, material covers the history of South Asia from 1615 to 1947
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
Indian Academy of Sciences (IAS) Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Full text of 11 science titles
  • E-journal collection
  • Sciences
Informs PubsOnline Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Access to 16 key journals on operations research and management science
  • E-journal collection
  • Social Sciences
InfoTrac (from Gale Cengage)
  • databases are not cross-searchable
Not in LibrarySearch Lists full-text databases from Gale, including newspaper archives, General Business File ASAP, Literature Resources and State Papers Online
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
IngentaConnect Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Journals from a wide range of commercial publishers and learned societies, plus access to two free journal archives:
  • Brill Journal Archive Online (access to over 80 journals in different subjects)
  • Taylor & Francis Geography, Planning, Urban and Environment Online Archive
  • E-journal collection
Inspec (included in Engineering Village)

How to use Inspec for:
Not in LibrarySearch Large global database of scientific and engineering literature covering physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, computer science and IT. Inspec is produced by the Institution of Electronic Engineers (IET) and includes over 15 million records.

Material covered includes journal articles, conference proceedings, reports, patent information, dissertations and books.
  • Database
  • Sciences
Institute of Physics (IOP) E-Journals
  • for some levels of access you need to register.
Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Journals from the Institute of Physics. Other Online Services for physicists are also available from IOP
  • E-journal collection
  • Sciences
International Abstracts in Operations Research (IAOR) (from Palgrave Macmillan) Not in LibrarySearch Database of OR/MS (Operations Research and the Management Sciences) literature
  • Database
  • Social Sciences
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) (from ProQuest) Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Index to social sciences literature with coverage 1951 onwards
  • Database
  • Social Sciences
International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with full text (from EBSCOHost) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Index plus full text from over 100 journal titles and over 50 books
  • Database
  • E-journal collection
  • E-books service
  • Humanities
International Historical Statistics (1750-2010) (from Palgrave Macmillan) Not in LibrarySearch Statistics collection, providing key economic and social indicators for the last 260 years
  • Reference resource
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
International Index to the Performing Arts (IIPA) with Full Text - now: Performing Arts Periodicals Database Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Key reference for various performance reviews (theatre, dance, music, film and television)
  • Database
  • E-journal collection
  • Humanities
International Journal of Care and Caring Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Multidisciplinary journal of scholarship and debate on care and caring
  • Full-text resource
  • Social Sciences
International Medieval Bibliography Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Index to journals on the European Middle Ages with coverage from 1980 onwards
  • Database
  • Humanities
International Political Science Abstracts (from EBSCOHost) Not in LibrarySearch Indexes nearly 900 journals in political science published from 1975 to the present
  • Database
  • Social Sciences
Internet Library of Early Journals (ILEJ) Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Runs of the following journals:
  • The Annual Register
  • Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
  • The Builder
  • Gentleman's Magazine
  • Notes and Queries
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
  • E-journal collection
  • Humanities
ISI Proceedings (part of Web of Knowledge) Not in LibrarySearch Index to the proceedings of important conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions
  • Database
  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities

Recommended free resources

Resource Description
IDEAS Bibliographic database dedicated to Economics, using data from RePEc; 180,000 items, 90,000 in full text
IMS Technical Reports (University of Kent) 1996-
International Repertory of the Literature of Art
via The Getty Institute website
Bibliographic database for art, with coverage for 1975-1989
Internet Archive - Text archive Over 1.3 million items, mainly out of copyright books, plus information in other formats: Moving images, Audio material, Software, and Educational resources
Internet Classics Archive (from MIT) Classical Greco-Roman, Chinese and Persian texts in English translation
 

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