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
U.K. Parliamentary Papers (from ProQuest) (formerly House of Commons Parliamentary Papers) Not in LibrarySearch We have access to:
  • 18th century (1688-1834)
  • 19th century (1801-1900)
  • 20th century (1901-2003/04 session)
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
UK Press Online Not in LibrarySearch Access to:
  • South Eastern Gazette: 1852 - 1912
  • Daily Mirror: 1903 - 1980
  • Daily Mirror Academic: 1903 - current
  • Daily Express: 1900 - current
  • Sunday Express: 2000 - current
  • Daily Star: 2000 - current
  • Daily Star Sunday: 2002 - current
  • Church Times: 1863 - current
  • The Watchman: 1835 - 1884
  • Daily Worker: 1930 - 1945
  • Morning Star: 2000 - current
Plus these collections:
  • World War Two: 1933 - 1945
  • The Great War in Kent: 1914-1918
  • World War One: 1914-1918
  • Newspaper archive
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
University of Chicago Press (via JSTOR) Partially in LibrarySearch - search now Access to the full-text of 5 journal titles on a range of topics
  • E-journal collection
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
University Press Scholarship Online
  • when you've done a search, tick 'Unlocked', 'Free' and 'Open Access' on the left to see the books you have access to
Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Access to hundred of ebooks from university presses around the world
  • E-book collection
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
University Publishing Online (from Cambridge University Press) Fully in LibrarySearch - search now Access to thousands of e-books from 10 university presses around the world
  • E-book collection
  • Full-text resource
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences

Recommended free resources

Resource Description
UK Data Archive Raw data from a wide range of important health, social science, and economic surveys.
UK Data Service The UK's largest collection of social, economic and population data. Includes census data, international macrodata, longitudinal studies, UK surveys and more.
UK Mirror Service Mirrors of FTP, web and rsync sites of interest to academic users. The service is provided by the University of Kent's School of Computing
UK National Digital Archive of Datasets Access to computer datasets from UK government departments and agencies, aimed at those with an interest in records of 20th century government decision making and planning
UN Comtrade database Access to free data about commodities markets; part of the UN Statistics Division
United Nations Statistics Division General statistics compendiums (eg the Statistical Yearbook and World Statistics Pocketbook), plus collated statistical publications on international trade, national accounts, demography and population, social indicators, gender, industry, energy, environment, human settlements and disability

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Last Updated: 15/01/2021