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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
Abstracts in Social Gerontology
(from EBSCO)
Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Coverage back to 1990
  • Database
  • Full-text resource
  • Social Sciences
Academic Library Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Over 500 titles including politics, culture and media
  • E-books service
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
Academic Search Complete
(from EBSCO)
Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Full text for many journal articles covering social sciences, humanities, general science, education and multi-cultural journals, plus indexes and abstracts
  • Database
  • E-journal collection
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
AccessScience (from McGraw Hill) Not in LibrarySearch Science reference resource covering all major scientific disciplines; offers links to primary research material, videos, animations, and curriculum maps
  • Reference resource
  • Sciences
ACLS Humanities E-Book project Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Nearly 4,300 titles, with ca 500 added each year
  • E-books service
  • Humanities
ACM Digital Library (Association for Computing Machinery) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Full text of all ACM journals, magazines, newsletters, etc, plus conference proceedings
  • E-journal collection
  • Database

  • Sciences
AFI Catalog (American Film Institute) Not in LibrarySearch American film information; comprehensive coverage for 1893-1974, and selected coverage beyond
  • Database
  • Humanities
Alexander Street Press videos Fully in LibrarySearch - search now High quality educational videos on a vast range of subjects. Watch videos, save clips and make playlists.
  • Multimedia resource
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
All BUFVC (beta) (British Universities Film & Video Council)
  • for fuller access click Please remember to login
Not in LibrarySearch Nine large online databases of film, TV and radio content from 1896 onwards. You can search millions of records in one go, or one collection at a time
  • Audio-visual resource
  • Humanities
Alliance Magazine Not in LibrarySearch Online magazine on philanthropy and worldwide social investment
  • E-journal
  • Social Sciences
Altmetric Explorer Not in LibrarySearch Tool for researchers to track the impact and attention received by millions of research outputs
  • Impact assessment tool
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
America: History and Life
(from EBSCO)
Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Index of literature covering the history and culture of North America, including 1700 journals from 1910 onwards
  • Database
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
American Association for Cancer Research Not in LibrarySearch Full text access to 1 journal title
  • E-journal collection
  • Sciences
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Not in LibrarySearch Full text access to 2 journal titles
  • E-journal collection
  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences
American Chemical Society (ACS) Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Access to 40 full text titles from 1996 onwards, plus the ACS archives from 1879-1995
  • E-journal collection
  • Sciences
American Institute of Physics
(from Scitation)
Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Full-text physics journals, plus access to the SPIN indexing database
  • E-journal collection
  • Database
  • Sciences
American Mathematical Society (AMS) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Full-text access to all AMS journal titles, except Journal of the AMS
  • E-journal collection
  • Sciences
American Medical Association Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Access limited to selected articles or parts of articles
  • E-journal collection
  • Sciences
American National Biography Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Biographies of over 18,000 men and women from all eras and walks to life, whose lives have shaped America
  • Full-text resource
  • Reference resource
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
American Periodicals (from ProQuest) Not in LibrarySearch Database of periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and many other historically-significant periodicals
  • Full-text resource
  • Database
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
American Physiological Society Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Find over 3,700 issues from 13 APS journals from 1898 to 1998.
  • E-journal collection
  • Full-text resource
  • Sciences
American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Full-text access to 12 journal titles
  • E-journal collection
  • Sciences
American Statistical Association (ASA) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Full-text access to 5 journal titles
  • E-journal collection
  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences
The American West (from Adam Matthew) Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Manuscripts, maps, and ephemeral material
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
Analytical Abstracts
(from Royal Society of Chemistry)
Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Techniques and applications in the analytical sciences, 1980 onwards
  • Database
  • Sciences
Annual Bibliography of English Language & Literature (ABELL) (from Literature Online) Not in LibrarySearch Lists articles, books and reviews concerning English language and literature published worldwide from 1920 onwards
  • Database
  • Humanities
Annual Reviews Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Full text from selected Annual Review volumes
  • E-journal collection
  • Sciences
Anthropological Index Not in LibrarySearch Early 1960s onwards
  • Database
  • Social Sciences
Anthropology Online (includes Ethnographic Video Online) Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Resource for the study of human culture and behavior, which allows researchers to explore a wide range of materials, from documentaries and field notes to written ethnographies and reference works.
  • Full-text resource
  • Multimedia resource
  • Social Sciences
AnthroSource Partially in LibrarySearch - search now 47 titles related to anthropology, some going back as far as 1888
  • E-journal collection
  • Social Sciences
APA E-books Collection Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Psychology textbooks published by the American Psychological Association in 2011 and 2012
  • E-books collection
  • Full-text collection
  • Social Sciences
Architects Journal Not in LibrarySearch Important weekly architectural magazine, concentrating mainly on British architecture
  • E-journal
  • Humanities
Archival Sound Recordings (from the British Library)
  • Shibboleth access - click 'log in via your home institution'
Not in LibrarySearch 45,200 selected recordings of music, spoken word, and human and natural environments
  • Multimedia resource
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
Archive Explorer (from Adam Matthew) Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Search all Adam Matthew collections we subscribe to together in a single search:
  • The American West
  • Confidential Print: Africa, 1834-1966
  • Defining Gender
  • Eighteenth Century Journals (I-V)
  • India, Raj and Empire
  • Mass Observation Online
  • Perdita Manuscripts
  • The Grand Tour
  • Victorian Popular Culture
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
Armed Conflict Database Not in LibrarySearch Information on armed conflicts worldwide
  • Database
  • Social Sciences
Art and Architecture Archive (from ProQuest) Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Full-text archive of magazines with key research material for art and architecture, dating from the late 19th century to the 21st.
  • Database
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
Art Source (from EBSCO) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Database covering a broad range of art and architecture related subjects, and including many unique sources not previously available
  • Database
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
Artemis Primary Sources (from Gale) Not in LibrarySearch Search 16 primary source databases from Gale Cengage with a single search box, including major historical, newspaper, and periodical archives. It includes interesting tools like "term frequency" (see the frequency of your search term over time) and "term clusters" (see what other terms commonly occur in relation to your search term)
  • Database
  • Full-text resource
  • Newspaper archive
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
Arts and Humanities Citation Index
(part of Web of Science)
Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Abstracting and indexing for more than 1,300 arts and humanities journals, covers 1975 to the present
  • Database
  • Humanities
Arts Premium Collection (from ProQuest) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Searches thousands of journals in the arts, including art, design, humanities, music, performing arts and film. Includes the Performing Arts Periodicals Database, AFI Catalog, Film Index International, and FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database.
  • Database
  • Humanities
ARTstor Digital Library Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Over one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research
  • Image resource
  • Database
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
Atypon (formerly Extenza)
  • although the home page appears to want a password, you don't need one
Not in LibrarySearch Contains journal titles from a range of publishers. Full text access to approximately 15 journal titles
  • E-journal collection
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences

Recommended free resources

ResourceDescription
ABC Chemistry Free e-journals for chemistry
ADIT (Art & Design Index to Theses) Comprehensive index of postgraduate research theses in art and design in the UK; includes abstracts.
ADS (Astrophysics Data System) From NASA; includes Astronomy and Astrophysics, Instrumentation, Physics and Geophysics, and preprints in Astronomy
AERA SIG (American Education Research Association) Free e-journals for education
All that JAS (Journal Abbreviation Sources) Selection of sites containing journal title abbreviations
AMS Books Online Free (generally older) books published by the American Mathematical Society
Australian Dictionary of Biography
 

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