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
SAGE Journals Online Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Over 100 titles on a wide range of social science topics (added in July 2019: War in History)
  • E-journal collection
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities
SAGE Research Methods Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Resources and examples to help you with research methods and statistics    
Samuel Beckett Digital Manuscript Project Not in LibrarySearch Digital archive of Samuel Beckett's manuscripts, set to grow to 26 modules.
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
Science Citation Index (part of Web of Science) Not in LibrarySearch Coverage from 1970 onwards
  • Database
  • Sciences
ScienceDirect (from Elsevier) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Access to the full text of circa 1,500 titles; a comprehensive search service is available including searching the full text of all articles
  • E-journal collection
  • Sciences
Scientific American Archive (1845-2005) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Get an insight into social and scientific trends from the mid 19th century onwards, including the original accounts of key inventions like the telephone, the incandescent lightbulb, and New York City's first subway
  • E-journal archive
  • Full-text resource
  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences
SciFinder Scholar
  • first time users must register (using your @kent.ac.uk email address)
Not in LibrarySearch Comprehensive source of chemistry and related science information, allowing you to search across substances, reactions, patents and journal articles within one interface
  • Database
  • Full-text resource
  • Sciences
SciVal
  • first time users must register (using your @kent.ac.uk email address)
Not in LibrarySearch Access to the research performance of thousands of research institutions and 220 countries worldwide
  • Database
  • Full-text resource
  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities
Scopus
Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Large and important abstract and citation database covering scientific, technical, medical and social sciences literature, plus arts and humanities information
  • Database
  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities
Screen Studies Collection (previously Film Indexes Online) Not in LibrarySearch Comprehensive database of film literature and filmography, searching across:
  • Database
  • Humanities
Screenonline (from the British Film Institute (BFI)) Not in LibrarySearch Guide to British cinema and TV history, 1895-present; includes clips
  • Audio-visual resource
  • Humanities
SECL On Demand Audio and Video Programmes (provided by the School of European Cultures and Languages) Not in LibrarySearch Online access to a selection of films and TV programmes in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and some non-European languages
  • Audio-visual resource
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Newspapers and news pamphlets published mostly in London, plus some English provincial, Irish and Scottish papers, and examples from the American colonies, Europe and India
  • Newspaper archive
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Selected journals on applied mathematics and computational science
  • E-journal collection
  • Sciences
Social Policy and Practice (from Ovid) Not in LibrarySearch Over 350,000 records, from the 1980s onwards, covering public and social policy, public health, homelessness, housing, crime, law and order, families, children and older people; strong coverage of "grey" (ie not formally published) literature, eg reports, surveys and statistics
  • Database
  • Social Sciences
Social Science Citation Index (part of Web of Science) Not in LibrarySearch Coverage from 1970 onwards
  • Database
  • Social Sciences
Social Theory (from Alexander Street) Not in LibrarySearch Collection of seminal sociology texts by major social theorists
  • Database
  • Full-text resource
  • Social Sciences
Sociology Compass (from Wiley-Blackwell) Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Full text review journal for all areas of the discipline; includes searchable abstracts of subject related journals
  • Full-text resource
  • Database
  • Social Sciences
Specify-it Enhanced (from IHS Technical Indexes) Not in LibrarySearch Building supply companies, index and catalogues
  • Database
  • Sciences
  • Humanities
SPIE Digital Library Partially in LibrarySearch - search now The world's largest collection of optics and photonics research, including an index of 30,000 peer reviewed journals, with full text from 2014 onwards, over 300 e-books, plus the proceedings and presentation recordings from SPIE Conferences
  • Database
  • Full-text resource
  • E-book collection
  • Social Sciences
SPIN (from American Institute of Physics)
  • to access, click Search Scitation tab, select SPIN
Not in LibrarySearch Contains 1.5 million physics related references. Additional to the Scitation service.
  • Database
  • Sciences
SpringerLink
  • a green box next to the item shows if you have access
Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Publications from the Springer group of publishers, including journals, e-books, protocols and reference works
  • E-journal collection
  • E-books service
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
Springer Reference
(now part of SpringerLink)
Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Reference collection, covering particularly the sciences, which is constantly updated as developments and discoveries occur
  • E-books service
  • Reference resource
  • Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
State Papers Online 1509-1714 Not in LibrarySearch Access to all four parts:
  • Part I: The Tudors (Henry VIII to Elizabeth I), 1509-1603: State Papers Domestic
  • Part II: The Tudors, 1509-1603: State Papers Foreign, Scotland, Borders,Ireland and Registers of the Privy Council
  • Part III: The Stuarts and Commonwealth, James I - Anne I, 1603-1714: State Papers Domestic
  • Part III: The Stuarts and Commonwealth, James I - Anne I, 1603-1714: State Papers Domestic
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
Statista Not in LibrarySearch Pulls together statistics and data sets from many fields and sources, including statistics, forecasts, studies, dossiers and industry reports, infographics, or by topic, and makes them available as charts or tables
  • Database
  • Social Sciences
Studies in Imperialism (from Manchester Hive) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Over 150 e-books, edited and authored by leading figures in the field and published by Manchester University Press; covers topics in propaganda, social control and migration, power and identity.
  • E-book collection
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2006 (from Gale) Not in LibrarySearch Searchable, full text access to The Sunday Times (1822-2006)
  • Newspaper archive
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science (from Morgan & Claypool) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Access to series 1-7; information service for the research, development and educational communities in engineering and computer science
  • E-book collection
  • Full-text resource
  • Sciences

Recommended free resources

Resource Description
Social Care Online Searchable gateway to information and literature on social and community care
SSRN (Social Science Research Network) eLibrary
Search or browse
Open access repository for journal articles and grey literature.
Registration (free) required to access all functionality.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field
 

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