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E-resources A-Z

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We are working on an improved digital resources directory that you can search for the database you want and filter by subject and resource type.

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
National Geographic Magazine Archive

 

Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Online archive providing full text access as well as maps, images and advertisements from the renowned magazine from 1888 – 1994
  • Database
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
Nature (1869 - present) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now The complete run of the weekly journal Nature, widely regarded as one of the few academic journals that publishes original research across a wide range of scientific fields
  • E-journal collection
  • Sciences
Naxos Music Library
  • limited to 10 simultaneous Kent users, so log out when finished
Not in LibrarySearch Search and listen to over 100,000 CD-length recordings covering classical, jazz, world, classic rock, and nostalgia music; includes libretti and biographies
  • Audio-visual resource
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
NBER (National Bureau of Economic Research) Working Papers   New research by NBER affiliates, circulated for discussion and comment. The NBER distributes more than 1,200 working papers each year. These papers have not been peer reviewed. Papers issued more than 18 months ago are open access. More recent papers are available without charge to affiliates of subscribing academic institutions, employees of NBER Corporate Associates, government employees in the US, journalists, and residents of low-income countries.  
  • Social Sciences
New Oxford Shakespeare (Oxford Scholarly Editions)
  • click Sign in via your Institution, chose University of Kent and log in with your Kent IT Account username and password
Fully in LibrarySearch - search now The New Oxford Shakespeare presents an entirely new consideration of all of Shakespeare's works, edited from first principles from the base-texts themselves, and drawing on the latest textual and theatrical scholarship.
  • E-book collection
  • Humanities
New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online Not in LibrarySearch Dictionary of economics content
  • E-book
  • Full-text resource
  • Social Sciences
The New York Times (current)

To access nytimes.com directly off campus (for example if you find articles in searches), you can also create an account:

Not in LibrarySearch American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership, it has the second highest circulation in the US. You have full access to the online edition (usually you would need a subscription to access more than 10 articles per month)
  • Newspaper archive
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
The New York Times (1851 - 4 years ago) with Index (1851-1993) (from ProQuest Historical Newspapers) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Access to over 150 years of American news, world news, and personal stories from the newspaper known for providing "all the news that's fit fo print"
  • Newspaper archive
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
Nexis (via UK Federation) Not in LibrarySearch Newspaper articles (UK, European and US broadsheets and tabloids) and business and financial information
  • Newspaper archive
  • Full-Text resource
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
Nick Hern Books Not in LibrarySearch Specialist performing arts publisher, with a vast collection of full text plays, screenplays and theatre books
  • Full-Text resource
  • Humanities
19th Century British Library Newspapers Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Full text of many local, regional and national 19th century British newspapers
  • Newspaper archive
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Access to these primary source collections:
  • British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture
  • European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
19th Century UK Periodicals Not in LibrarySearch Series 1: New readerships
  • E-journal collection
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers (from Gale) Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Primary source newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S., covering topics like the American Civil War, African-American culture and history, Western migration and Antebellum-era life
  • Newspaper Archive
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities

Recommended free resources

Resource Description
NASA ADS (Astrophysics Data System) Collection of bibliographic, full text and other data services. In some cases you have access to a title from the first issue almost to the present
National Academy Press Online versions of reports from the US National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. Includes books published by the Joseph Henry Press. Covers all areas of sciences, with heavy US research bias
National Statistics Website of the Office for National Statistics; provides data and includes a searchable database of National Statistics products.
NDAD (National Digital Archive of Datasets) Catalogues and provides online access to archived digital data and documents from the UK government
Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) International organisation dedicated to assisting students and universities in using electronic publishing and digital libraries to more effectively share knowledge
Newsplan London and the South East (via City of London website) Information about and locations for local newspapers
NISO Standards Technical standards for publishing, libraries, IT, and media from the National Information Standards Organization (US)
NTRS (NASA Technical Reports Service) Technical reports from NASA
 

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