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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
C19: The Nineteenth Century Index (Chadwyck Healey)   Integrated access to the most important finding aids for 19th century books, periodicals, official publications, newspapers and archives. You can query its 18 collections simultaneously or conduct more detailed research using collection-specific search screens. It contains over 25 million bibliographic records for a full range of 19th century source material.
  • Database
  • Humanities
Cambridge Companions Online - part of Cambridge Core Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Includes access to:
  • Complete Collection
  • Literature and Classics
  • Music
  • Philosophy, Religion and Culture
  • E-books service
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
Cambridge Core - Cambridge University Press e-books and journals
  • to see only content you have access to, after you've done a search tick "Only show content I have access to" in the left hand menu

 

Fully in LibrarySearch - search now E-books and e-journals from Cambridge University Press, covering a range of subject areas.
  • E-book collection
  • E-journal collection
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
Cambridge Histories Online - part of Cambridge Core Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Over 300 cross-searchable authoritative volumes on a wide range of historical subject areas
  • E-books service
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
Cambridge Edition of the works of Ben Jonson online Not in LibrarySearch Online collection of Ben Jonson's writings, as well as a body of essays and archives for full study of his life and performance history
  • Database
  • Full-text resource
  • E-book collection
  • Humanities
Cambridge Structural Database (CSDS) Not in LibrarySearch Comprehensive and up-to-date database of crystal structures provided by the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDS). You have access to WebCDS which is the online portal to the Cambridge Structural Database. 
  • Database
  • Sciences
Catalysts & Catalysed Reactions (from the Royal Society of Chemistry) Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Graphical abstracts of new developments in catalysis, with coverage from 2001 onwards
  • Database
  • Sciences
The Cecil Papers Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Collection of early-modern historical documents from the reigns of Elizabethan I and James I/VI. The papers span the period 1520-1668, from the birth of William Cecil, Lord Burghley, to the death of William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Salisbury.
  • Database
  • Humanities
Cell Press Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Cell biology and related topics; access to the full text of 10 journal titles
  • E-journal collection
  • Sciences
Centre for Economic Policy Research Not in LibrarySearch

Research by CEPR Research Fellows and Affiliates appears initially in the CEPR Discussion Paper series. The papers and results of the research are thoroughly scrutinised.

  • Multimedia
  • Social Sciences
Chatham House Online Archive Not in LibrarySearch Publications and archives of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), the independent international affairs policy institute, from 1920
  • Database
  • Full-text resource
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities
ChemWeb
  • to access some features you need to register (don't use your Kent IT account details)
Not in LibrarySearch Chemistry portal; host for The Alchemist magazine and a source of other chemical information and links
  • E-journal collection
  • Sciences
Child Development & Adolescent Studies Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Database of the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children up to 21, covering biomedical and social sciences.
  • Database
  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences
Churchill Archive Not in LibrarySearch Original documents published between 1874 and 1965 from Churchill's personal correspondence to his official exchanges, holds more than 800,000 pages.
  • Full-text resource
  • Social Sciences
CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) Not in LibrarySearch Index of the top nursing and allied health literature, including journals, books and standards of practice
  • Database
  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences
Cite them right (from Macmillan) Not in LibrarySearch Reference tool that shows you how to correctly cite any information source, from ancient texts to Twitter, using a wide range of referencing styles
  • Reference
  • Humanities
  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences

Cochrane Interactive Learning

You need to sign up for an account the first time you use this:

  1. A warning box will appear on the next screen which says "You seem to be using EZProxy/WAM". Click Please click here first
  2. Click Please log in or create an account
  3. Under "Don't have a account?" click Sign up now
  4. Enter your details and create a password (don't use your Kent IT account password)
  5. Click Sign up
  6. You'll get an email asking you to verify your email address. Follow the link, accept the terms and conditions and click Register for Cochrane Interactive Learning

Registration instructions with screenshots

  An online training course covering all aspects of doing a systematic review as well as tips on how to search systematically  
  • Social Sciences

Cochrane Library

 

Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Database of systematic reviews and controlled trials from health and medical research
  • Database
  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences

Co-Kinetic
To access:

  • click in the IP address or VPN box
  • click REGISTER (top right)
  • register with your Kent email address (do not use your Kent IT account password)

If you're having any problems please email: K.De-Coninck@kent.ac.uk

Not in LibrarySearch Time-saving resource for physical and manual therapists
  • Database
  • Sciences
Colonial America Not in LibrarySearch All 1,450 volumes of the CO (Colonial Office) 5 series from The National Archives, UK, covering the period 1606 to 1822. CO 5 consists of the original correspondence between the British government and the governments of the American colonies.
  • Full-text resource
  • Social Sciences
Community Care Inform
  • click Log in (top right) and choose Institution login
Not in LibrarySearch Online reference tool for professionals working with children, young people and their families
  • Full-text resource
  • Social Sciences
Conference Proceedings (part of ISI Web of Knowledge) Not in LibrarySearch Index to the proceedings of important conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions
  • Database
  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities
Confidential Print: Africa, 1834-1966 (from Adam Matthew) Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices, covering the modern period of European colonisation of the African continent from the British Government’s perspective
  • Full-text resource
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities
Construction Information Service (CIS) (from IHS Technical Indexes) Not in LibrarySearch Construction related documents; includes:
  • Engineer-it
  • Specify-it
  • British Standards Institution maintained sets
  • Full-text resource
  • Sciences
  • Humanities
Crime, Punishment and Popular Culture Not in LibrarySearch Covers all aspects of crime including prevention, imprisonment, policing and how popular culture has reacted and been inspired by crime.
  • Database
  • Social Sciences
Criminal Justice Abstracts (from EBSCO) Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Covers journals, books, reports, etc, on criminology and related disciplines
  • Database
  • Social Sciences
Cross-National Times-Series Data Archive Not in LibrarySearch Comprehensive listing of country data facts ranging from 1815 to the present and covering over 200 countries, including data on economic, social and political indicators
  • Database
  • Social Sciences
Current Index to Statistics Not in LibrarySearch Index to statistical literature 1975-
  • Database
  • Social Sciences

Recommended free resources

ResourceDescription
Cambridge Dictionaries Online
Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations Search engine and index of abbreviations of legal publications from over 295 jurisdictions
Caxton's Chaucer British Library digitisation of the Caxton imprint of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
Chambers Dictionary Plus other reference works
ChemWeb journals Free search service for about 450 chemistry-related journals
CIA World Factbook Produced by the US Central Intelligence Agency, and represents all sorts of data and information about countries around the world
CiteSeerX (beta) Indexes mainly computer and information science articles on the web. Over 750,000 articles indexed; includes citation indexing
Cogprints Includes articles on biology, computer science, linguistics, neuroscience, philosophy and psychology
 

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