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Use Databases to:

  • search for and find references to journal articles [Index] 
  • search for and read the full text of articles in 'e-journals' [Full Text]
  • find information of other kinds, i.e. e-books, newspapers [Full text]

If, after following the guidance provided, you are unable to access any of these resources, please contact Customer Support and Technical Services.

Please select from the database titles below:

Index   Abstract   Full Text   Multimedia


ABI/INFORM Collection

ABI/INFORM remains the gold standard when it comes to business research databases. It features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers and key business and economics periodicals.

Academic Search Complete

A full-text database of over 6000 journals in most subject areas, including biological sciences, economics, communications, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences and women's studies.


AccessEngineering is a reference tool for professionals, academics, and students that provides access to the world's most-used collection of authoritative engineering reference information.

Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection

This database brings together global scholarly journals with other key resources to cover the trends and history influencing important accounting, tax, banking, and financial issues of the day.

Acland's Anatomy

A Video Atlas of Human Anatomy with unique features including: a three-dimensional look at anatomy; fresh human specimens in their natural colours; real movement; dissections and more.

ACM Digital Library [Association for Computing Machinery]

The ACM DL is a vast collection of citations and full text from ACM journal and newsletter articles and conference proceedings.

ACS Legacy Archives

The ACS Legacy Archives contain the complete backfiles of 23 journals published by the American Chemical Society between 1879 and 1995.

AMED [Allied and Complementary Medicine]

Using references from the Medline database, AMED covers a selection of journals in complementary medicine, palliative care, and several professions allied to medicine.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) eBook Collection

150 recent and classic ASME books, with selected titles going back to the 1990s. ASME publishes approximately 20 new titles each year. Among the new titles in 2015 are the Primer on Engineering Standards and new titles in the Biomedical and Nanomedical Concise Monographs Series.

American Song

A history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past.

A-N The Artists Information Company

A contemporary visual arts information site including the full text of a-n Magazine. Also includes practical information for artists and designers: artist's contract toolkit, future forecasts, codes of practice for visual arts, good exhibition practice, a what's on guide and more.

Annual Reviews (Biomedical/Life Sciences Collection)

Annual Reviews provides reviews of research literature in 46 disciplines for the biomedical, life, physical and social sciences.

Art Museum Image Gallery

The Art Museum Image Gallery (AMIG) is a rich source of over 160,000 art images and related multimedia gathered from the collections of distinguished museums around the world.

Art Source

Art Source provides the full-text of 750 journals. Subjects include art, architectural history, crafts, design, photography, film, and museology.

ARTbibliographies Modern

ARTBibliographies Modern indexes art journals, exhibition catalogues, books, and other publications from the late 1960s onwards.

Artemis Primary Sources

Artemis Primary Sources enables students and researchers  to simultaneously search or browse across the Gale newspaper collections.

Arts & Humanities Database

This database features hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies. 

Asian & European Business Collection

This database provides information relevant to the study of business and finance topics across Asia and Europe.


BBIH (Bibliography of British and Irish History)

The Bibliography of British and Irish History provides bibliographic data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British Empire and Commonwealth from 55BC to the present.

BCIS Online [Building Cost Information Service]

BCIS Online is a tool to help Quantity Surveyors and Cost Estimators provide early cost advice and prepare cost plans for clients. It also allows you to benchmark costs for both commercial and residential buildings.

Biology Database

This database provides access to a wide range of biology topics including some of the most popular information resources for users in academic, government and public research environments. 

BioMed Central

BioMed Central is an independent, scientific publisher providing access to peer-reviewed, open access, world-wide research in biology and medicine journals. Biology and medical researchers are encouraged to publish in BioMed Central journals.

Biosis Previews

BIOSIS Previews is a comprehensive source for life sciences and biomedical research. 

BMJ Clinical Evidence

BMJ Clinical Evidence is a constantly updated international source of the best available evidence on the effects of common clinical intervention.

BMJ Journals Online

A collection of full text journals published by BMJ.


Books@Ovid comprises over 950 medical eBooks published by Lippencott Williams and Wilkins (LWW).

Box of Broadcasts (BoB)

BoB (Box of Broadcasts) National is a shared online off-air TV and radio recording service for UK higher and further education institutions.

Brad [marketing and media intelligence]

Brad gives comprehensive and up to date advertising related information on over 13,500 media entries across all media sectors e.g. websites, newspapers and magazines.

Brand Republic

Brand Republic is regarded as the leading authority on all sectors of brand marketing. 


The Brill Journal Archive Online provides access to over 50,000 articles from more than 80 journals published by Brill before 2000. This resource has content relevant to biology, the humanities, human rights, international law, science, and the social sciences.

British Education Index

BEI covers educational policy and administration, evaluation and assessment, technology and special educational needs across all levels of education.

British National Formulary [Medicines Complete]

MedicinesComplete contains some of the world's leading drug and healthcare reference sources.

British Newspapers 1600-1900

British Newspapers 1600-1950 allows users to search both the Burney Newspaper Collection and 19th Century British Newspapers collection simultaneously.

British Periodicals

British Periodicals traces the development and growth of the periodical press in Britain from its origins in the seventeenth century through to the Victorian 'age of periodicals' and beyond.

British Pharmacopoeia

The British Pharmacopoeia (BP) is the official collection of standards for UK medicinal products and pharmaceutical substances.

British Standards Online (BSOL)

British Standards Online includes over 38,500 current, draft and historic British Standards, more than 16,000 of which are BSI adopted European and International standards.


Broadcast is a weekly magazine for the UK television and radio industry. It includes news, commentary and ratings.

Burney Newspaper Collection

The newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817) represent the largest and most comprehensive collection of early English news media.

Business Market Research Collection

The Business Market Research Collection enables users to conduct company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research.

Business Source Complete

A full-text database of over 2000 business and management journals.


Cambridge Journals Online (includes Digital Archive)

Cambridge University Press currently publishes over 250 peer-reviewed academic journals for the global market. Containing the latest research from a broad sweep of subject areas.


Campaign is the world’s leading business media brand serving the marketing, advertising and media communities. It provides real-time media news and analysis.


ChemSpider is the RSC's free database of chemical structures and property predictions.

Child Development & Adolescent Studies

Literature on the growth and development of children through to the age of 21.

CINAHL Complete

CINAHL is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides the full-text of over 1,300 titles and indexing for a further 5,000.

Clarke's Analysis of Drugs & Poison [Medicines Complete]

MedicinesComplete contains some of the world's leading drug and healthcare reference sources.

Clinics in Motion

Clinics in Motion is an important resource for all sports therapists and physiotherapists.

Cochrane Library

Cochrane Library consists of a regularly updated collection of evidence-based medicine databases, including The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.


ComAbstracts contains abstracts of articles and books published in the primary professional literature of the communication(s) field as well as bibliographic records.

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete™

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete™ contains collected knowledge on traditional engineering challenges & research, and is a resource for research concerning the business and social implications of new technology.

Computing Database

This database is a premium resource for those who need access to comprehensive coverage of computer topics. 

Construction Information Service (CIS)

The Construction Information Service (CIS) is on online tool, delivering current regulations, construction standards and industry news covering building, engineering, design and construction processes

Construction Law Direct

Construction Law Direct contains up-to-date text of all legislation in the construction field plus related fields of health and safety, environment, local government and industry.

CRC Netbase (Forensics & Criminal Justice)

CRCnetBASE is a searchable database of electronic books. It has full text of books covering the subject areas of Forensics, Criminal Justice and Law and Law enforcement.

Creative Club

Creative Club is the UK's largest advertising archive. Including over 1.5 million advertisements across all media, users are able to search by company, brand or sector, for TV, Press, Direct Mail, Outdoor, Internet, Cinema and Radio ads.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full-Text

This database provides over 200,000 references to articles, books and reports in criminology.

Criminal Justice Database

Criminal Justice Database is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. 


Daily Mail Historical Archive (1896-2004)

Over 100 years of the Daily Mail in full digital facsimile format.


Dawsonera is a collection of around 4300 ebooks covering a wide range of subject areas. In addition to the purchased titles, some of which are available for 24 hour download, a further 400,000 full-text titles are available for 5 minute previews.

Dentistry and Oral Sciences Source

Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source covers all facets relating to the areas of dentistry.

Design and Applied Arts Index [DAAI]

DAAI indexes over 600 design and craft journals.

Dietary Supplements [Medicines Complete]

MedicinesComplete contains some of the world's leading drug and healthcare reference sources


Digimap is an on-line service that allows users to view and create maps of any location in Great Britain using Ordnance Survey map data. Users can also download Ordnance Survey map data for use in other software packages, such as Geographical Information Systems (GIS), drawing software and CAD.

Digimap Historic

This service provides access to the Landmark County series of maps published between 1843 and 1939, and the National Grid maps from 1945 onwards.

Drama Online
A Collection of over 1,850  texts covering the most widely-studied plays from antiquity, the Early Modern period, and the 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries.

Dynamic Legacy

Online access to Verspoor R and Decker S (2000)The Dynamic Legacy: Hahnemann from Homeopathy to Heilkunst, Hahnemann Centre for Heilkunst, Ottawa Canada.


Early English Books Online [EEBO]

Virtually every printed work in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, British North America and works printed elsewhere in English up to the start of the 18th century.

Early European Books [EEB]

Early European Books traces the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to the close of the seventeenth century, offering full-colour, high-resolution facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access printed sources.

Ebrary Academic Complete

Academic Complete is a collection of over 114,000 ebooks from a range of publishers and covering most subject areas.

Ebsco eBooks Collection [Previously NetLibrary]

Ebsco eBooks Collection is a multi-disciplinary collection of over 6,500 ebooks.


ECOLEX combines the environmental law information holdings of the three partner organizations FAO, IUCN and UNEP.

Economist Historical Archive

The Economist Historical Archive provides access to the complete digitised run of this weekly newspaper from 1843-2010. Content is fully searchable or alternatively, individual issues can be browsed.

Education Abstracts

Content on a wide array of subject areas including adult education, comparative education, government funding, higher education, school administration, teacher evaluation and more.

Education Database

The coverage of the Education Database spans the literature on primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling and adult education. 

Education Service

The Education Service provides access to the Australian Education Index and ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center).

Educational Administration Abstracts

Covers areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management and educational research.


Part of the OVID Online suite of databases. The Excerpta Medica database (EMBASE) produced by Elsevier, is a major biomedical and pharmaceutical database indexing over 3,500 international journals.

Emerald eBookSeries

Includes Business, Management & Economics eBook Series (1991-2014) and Social Sciences eBook Series (1998-2014).

Emerald Engineering eJournals

The Emerald Engineering eJournal Collection comprises online access to the abstracts and full text of all the journals within Emerald’s engineering, materials science and technology portfolio.

Emerald Management Premier

Emerald Management eJournals is a database of over 300 journals. Subject coverage includes engineering, built environment, marketing, human resource management, training, economics, hospitality management, quality, engineering, health services management, social care, accounting, and organisation studies.

Encyclopedia of Astronomy & Astrophysics

A full text database of articles covering the subject areas of Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Encyclopedia of Ecology

Elsevier's Encyclopedia of Ecology contains current and comprehensive articles covering many themes including ecological indicators, models and processes, evolutionary ecology, global ecology, human ecology and the philosophy of ecology.

Encyclopedia of Forensic Science

Elsevier's Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences covers all aspects of investigating a crime. It provides information for both crime scene and laboratory workers of protocols, procedures and limitations.

Encyclopedia of Forms and Precedents [EFP]

A comprehensive collection of forms and selected precedents, with commentary and drafting guidance.

Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

Elsevier's Encyclopedia of Neuroscience contains a wealth of information including sections on the history of neuroscience, communication, language and speech, disease and dysfunction, nervous system development, repair and aging and the structural organisation of the brain.

English Reports 1220-1867

HeinOnline allows you to search or browse all 176 volumes of the English Reports, Full Reprint along with its "Index of Cases" and "Index Chart." This collection encompasses the decisions of the English Courts prior to the commencement of the Law Reports in 1865.

Environment Complete

Covers areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.

Environmental Management

This service provides access to over 4,000 full text documents from over 100 issuing bodies.

ERIC [Education Resources Information Center]

ERIC - the Education Resources Information Center - is an online digital library of education research and information.  If available, links to full text are included.


The Electronic Theses Online System (EThOS) has been developed by the EThOS partnership, comprising of several UK Higher Education Institutions and the British Library with funding from JISC, RLUK and the HE partners.

EU Tracker (Lexis Library)

EU Tracker tracks the implementation of 12 key EU Directives in over 20 Member States.



FAME contains information for companies in the UK and Ireland. The database contains information on 3.8 million companies, 2.8 million of which are in detailed format.

Family Health Database

Family Health Database covers an enormous range of subjects of value in a general medical context. 

Film & Television Literature Index with Full-Text

Film & Television Literature Index with Full-Text is the definitive online tool for film and television research. It is a comprehensive bibliographic and full-text database covering the entire spectrum of television and film.

Financial Times Historical Archive

A complete online facsimile edition of the Financial Times from 1888 to 2010.

Firefighter Testing Suite

This resource provides students who are training to become Firefighters access to information to guide them through the selection process.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS)

FBIS Daily Reports, 1974–1996, is a multidisciplinary resource consisting of translated broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from nations around the globe.


Geography, Planning, Urban and Environment Online Archive

With a focus on environment studies, geography, planning studies, and urban studies, this database gives access to the backfiles of 28 journals up to 1996.


A bibliographic database of information covering a range of environmental issues, especially those associated with agriculture, education, law, health and technology.

Guardian & Observer Historical Archive

The Guardian (1821-2003) and The Observer (1791-2003) offers full page and article images with searchable full text, back to the first issue.


Health & Medical Collection

This database offers reliable, comprehensive journal coverage of clinical and biomedical topics, consumer health, health administration and more. 

Health Management Database

This database is a collection of reliable and relevant resources in the field of health administration, including journals and dissertations. 

HeinOnline English Reports (1220-1867)

This collection encompasses the decisions of the English Courts prior to the commencement of the Law Reports in 1865.

HeinOnline Law Journal Library

HeinOnline Law Journal Library contains around 1200 law and law-related periodicals.

Herbal Medicines [Medicines Complete]

MedicinesComplete contains some of the world's leading drug and healthcare reference sources.


HerbMedPro is an interactive, electronic herbal database providing access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health.

Historical Abstracts

Historical Abstracts contains journal articles, book and media reviews, and dissertations on the history and culture of the world (except the United States and Canada) covering the years 1450 to the present.

HMIC [Health Management Information Consortium]

The Health Management Information Consortium (HMIC) database is a compilation of data from two sources, the Department of Health's Library and Information Services and King’s Fund Information and Library Service.

Hospital Premium Collection

ProQuest Hospital Collection serves a wide range of users with a broad collection of health care journals, evidence-based resources, and full-text dissertations. 

Hospitality and Tourism Complete

A bibliographic database covering research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism.

House of Commons Parliamentary Papers

This database contains the fully indexed and searchable full-text of the House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, from 1715 to the present, with supplementary material back to 1688.

Humanities International Complete

Humanities International Complete contains over 1200 full-text journals together with books and other published sources from around the world. The database also contains all the data from the Humanities International Index.


ICLR [Incorporated Council of Law Reporting]

ICLR provides access to: Law Reports, Industrial Cases Reports, Public and Third Sector Law Reports, Weekly Law Reports and Business Law Reports.

IEEE Wiley eBooks

The IEEE Wiley eBook collection contains around 400 titles published between 1974-2015. The collection covers many subject areas including Bioengineering, Power & Energy and Communication technologies.

IEEE Xplore / IET Electronic Library

IEEE Xplore provides full-text access to some of the world's highest quality technical literature in engineering and technology.

IET Digital Library

IET Digital Library allows you to browse the contents and abstracts for all IET journals, magazines and conference content as well as access the full text of Electronics Letters.

IET eBooks Collection

Bringing professionals access to around 300 electronic titles across 12 specialist disciplines, covering all key areas of engineering and technology.

Illustrated London News Historical Archive

The entire run of the Illustrated London News, the World's first fully illustrated weekly newspaper, is available within this online archive from the first issue on 14th May 1842 to its very last in 2003.

Info4education [Technical Indexes]

Includes the Construction Information Service (CIS), Environmental Management, and the Occupational Health & Safety Information Service (OHSIS)

Ingenta Connect

A full text database of articles on many subject areas. But note: you will only have access to the full text of those journals to which the Library subscribes.


Inspec contains over eight million bibliographic records taken from 3,500 scientific and technical journals and 1,500 conference proceedings in electrical engineering, electronics, physics, control engineering, information technology, communications, computers, computing, and manufacturing and production engineering.

Institute of Physics (IOP) Historical Archive

This site gives access to the full-text archive of 56 journals from the Institute of Physics.

Institute of Physics (IOP) Online

This site gives access to the current full text content of 43 titles plus some free and newly published material. You can also search the whole database back to 1874.

Institution of Civil Engineers' Virtual Library Archive

The Institution of Civil Engineers’ Virtual Library Archive gives access to one of the largest repositories of full text civil engineering papers in the world.

International Encyclopedia of Human Geography

The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography contains over 1000 detailed entries covering every field of human geography. This includes agricultural, cultural, economic, political, regional, social and urban geography.

International Security and Counter Terrorism Reference Center

A comprehensive Open Source Intelligence Resource for analysts, risk management professionals, and students.



iSurv is the online information service provided by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). It contains full-text information on current practices, regulation and compliance and also, RICS guidance on building surveying, commercial property, construction, disputes and the environment.


JISC Historic Books

Historical Texts brings together three historically significant collections for the first time: EEBO, ECCO and the British Library 19th Century collection.

JISC Journals Archive

More than 3.75 million articles from the archives of over 450 journals from major publishers

JISC MediaHub

JISC MediaHub provides access to three multimedia archives.

John Johnson Collection

The John Johnson Collection is the product of a unique partnership between the Bodleian Library link and ProQuest to conserve, catalogue and digitise more than 65,000 items drawn from the Bodleian's John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera.

Journal Citation Reports

This is a tool for evaluating and comparing academic journals using citation data drawn from over 8,400 scholarly and technical journals worldwide.



Comprehensive market analysis encompassing every major industry sector.


Lexis Library (Butterworths)

Lexis Library includes UK cases, legislation, full text journals, Halsbury’s Laws, Halsbury’s Statutes, Construction Law Direct, Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents, Atkins Court Forms, and more.


Lexis®PSL provides practical guidance, primary law, precedents, forms and excerpts from authoritative Butterworths commentary.

Linguistics Database

This database includes full-text journals and other sources in linguistics. It covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. 


Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) database is a free resource to anyone interested in libraries and information management. provides a vast online library of instructional videos covering the latest software, creative, and business skills.


MA Healthcare Complete

MAHcomplete includes the UK's widest range of clinical nursing journals as well as leading titles in midwifery, dental nursing and pre-hospital care.

Martindale: the Complete Drug Reference [Medicines Complete]

MedicinesComplete contains some of the world's leading drug and healthcare reference sources.

Maternity and Infant Care

Maternity and Infant Care contains over 120,000 references with abstracts to journal articles from over 550 international English language journals, books, and grey literature.

Medicines Complete

MedicinesComplete contains some of the world's leading drug and healthcare reference sources. Our access includes the British National Formulary, Clarke's Analysis of Drugs and Poisons, Dietary Supplements, Drug Administration Via Enteral Feeding Tubes, Handbook on Injectable Drugs, Herbal Medicines, Injectable Drugs Guide, Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference, Pharmaceutical Excipients, Stockley's Drug Interactions.

Medline (with Full-Text)

MEDLINE® is the United States National Library of Medicine's (NLM®) premier bibliographic database providing information from the fields of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Veterinary medicine, Allied health and pre-clinical sciences.

Migration to New Worlds

Migration to New Worlds explores the movement of peoples from Great Britain, Ireland, mainland Europe and Asia to the New World and Australasia.

Military Database

The Military Database covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more. 


Mintel provides access to a range of consumer market research reports.

MIT Press eBooks - The Computing & Engineering Collection

The IEEE MIT Press eBook library contains titles published between 2013-2015. The collection covers many subject areas including Bioengineering, Computing & Processing, Components, Circuits, Devices & Systems, Geoscience, Power & Energy, Robotics & Control Systems, Signal Processing, Transportation and Communication technologies.

MLA [Modern Languages Association]

The Modern Languages Association Index provides more than a million bibliographical citations for scholarly work in literature, languages, linguistics and folklore. The scope is international, covering all world languages and literatures.


MyiLibrary is a collection of approximately 750 ebooks covering most subject areas. The collection is continually being updated with new titles, especially those found on reading lists, as and when they become available.


NASW Register of Clinical Social Workers

The "NASW Register of Clinical Social Workers," provides a listing of clinical social workers who have met American national standards for education and experience established by the NASW Competence Certification Commission on recommendation of the Committee on Clinical Social Work.

Nature Online Archive

Launched in 1869, Nature is considered to be the number one multi-disciplinary science journal.

New York Times Archive

The New York Times (1851-2010) with Index (1851-1993) provides easily searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

Nielsen BookScan

Nielsen BookScan provides retail sales data for around 8500 book retailers in the UK. This data is used for The Sunday Times, The Bookseller and other national press bestseller lists.

Nineteenth Century British Library Newspapers

The 19th Century British Library Newspapers collection contains full runs of 48 newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth century Britain.

Nursing & Allied Health Database

This database offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books and more. 


Occupational Health & Safety Information Service [OHSIS]

Up-to-date reference source of key health & safety documentation relevant to the workplace.


OSIRIS is a comprehensive database of listed companies, banks and insurance companies around the world.

Ovid [Journals and eBooks]

Your Journals@Ovid is a subset of the larger Journals@Ovid database that is limited to only the journals to which your institution subscribes, for when a user wants to see only the citations to which they have access.

Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary is the online equivalent of the 20-plus volumes of the printed dictionary (2nd edition). It is a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, covering the English language from the earliest times to the present day.

Oxford International Law Collection

The collection includes both scholarly and practitioner law titles.

Oxford Scholarship Online - Law

Over 1000 law related electronic books published by Oxford University Press.

Oxford University Press Journals

A collection of almost 200 journals, including the Oxford Digital Archive, covering a wide range of subject areas. Full-text access is only available to those journals to which the Library subscribes.


Passport GMID

Passport GMID is a global market information database and analysis tool containing comprehensive data and reports across all industries, countries and consumers.

P-E-P Archive

PEP Web is a digital archive of many of the major works of psychoanalysis. It includes the complete works of Sigmund Freud, an archive of works from 56 psychoanalytic journals (1920-2010) and complete versions of other classic psychoanalytic texts.

Periodicals Archive Online (PAO) Collection

PAO Collections contains 80 full-text journals from 1891 - 2000. Subject coverage includes the arts, business, history, linguistics, literature, philosophy, politics, psychology and social sciences.

Phrase Thesaurus

Useful for journalists, advertising copywriters and songwriters looking for that elusive turn of phrase, its origin and meaning.

Picture Post Historical Archive

The complete archive of the Picture Post from its first issue in 1938 to its last in 1957 - all digitized from originals in full colour.

Police Officer Testing Suite

This resource provides students who are training to become Police Officers access to information to guide them through the selection process.

Political Science Database

This database gives users access to hundreds of leading political science and international relations journals.

Primal Pictures (

Anatomy TV features 3D computer graphic models of human anatomy, dissection and radiology slides, animations and movie clips of biomechanics and surgical procedures.

Project Muse

A collection of 384 full text journals from over 70 scholarly publishers. Subject areas include: literature, history, visual & performing arts, cultural studies, education, politics, gender studies, economics and more.


The Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) is the American Physical Society's online archive for Physical Review Letters, Reviews of Modern Physics, and Physical Review A–E. It contains all APS journal articles published from 1893–2004. Each January, another year is added to the archive.

ProQuest Central

ProQuest Central brings together complete databases across all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and religion.

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: UK & Ireland

This database is the most comprehensive available record of doctoral theses from the United Kingdom and Ireland.

ProQuest Education Journals

Over 1,090 educational publications, including more than 800 of the titles in full-text

ProQuest Family Health

Family Health Database covers an enormous range of health related subjects.

ProQuest Health and Medical Complete

Covers all major clinical and healthcare disciplines, including medical sciences, immunology, pharmacy and pharmacology, nursing, physical fitness and hygiene, surgery, and others.

ProQuest Health Management

Health Management Database is designed to meet the needs of researchers studying the field of health administration.

ProQuest Hospital Collection

ProQuest Hospital Collection is comprised of five top health databases from ProQuest.

ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source

Full-text access to nearly 400 journals in the Nursing subject area.

ProQuest Psychology Journals

Provides abstracts and indexing for more than 640 titles, with over 540 titles available in full text.


PsycARTICLES™ is a database of full-text articles from 56 journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber.

Psychology Database

This database provides access to over 540 full text titles covering behavioural, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology and psychometrics. 


PsycINFO is a psychology database produced by the American Psychological Association. It abstracts articles, chapters of books, technical reports and dissertations.

Public Health Database

The Public Health Database is designed to be the ideal starting point for public health information and research. 


Race Relations Abstracts

Race Relations Abstracts includes bibliographic records related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance.

Reaxys [Crossfire]

Reaxys is a web-based system for searching the world's most extensive collection of organic, organo-metallic, and inorganic chemistry data. Reaxys enables you to search by structure, substructure, reaction, text, and property data.


RefWorks is an online research management, writing and collaboration tool designed to help you gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.

Religion and Philosophy Collection

Over 300 full-text journals covering topics including world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history or philosophy.

Religion Database

This database provides a wide range of primarily full-text, international periodicals for diverse religious and spiritual studies.

RILM [Abstracts of Music Literature]

RILM (Répertoire international de littérature musicale) gives citations on international music in 202 languages, with full bibliographical information and abstracts in English.

Rock's Backpages

Rock's Backpages provides a comprehensive service to business based on an exclusive archive of 50 years of Rock'n'Roll history. It contains 12,000 articles, interviews and reviews from the world's best music writers and critics, from the late 1950s to the present day.

Routledge Handbooks Online

RHO comprises 325 titles in the humanities, social sciences, behavioural sciences, education, built environment and law. All content is DRM free and unrestricted for concurrent users.

Royal Society of Chemistry [RSC] Gold collection

RSC Gold provides access to 33 journals, (rising to 35 in 2015), 6 databases and 2 magazines all published by the Royal Society of Chemistry. 

RUDI [Resource for Urban Design Information]

RUDI is a leading urban design web site and offers high quality information about good practice in urban design.


SAE International

Access to the engineering research that professors, students, and researchers need to complete projects and learn about the latest aerospace, automotive, and commercial engineering advancements.

Sage Journals Online

A collection of over 730 full-text journals in a wide range of subject areas.

Sage Research Methods Online

SAGE Research Methods is a tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects.

Science Database

This database is a definitive resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. 


ScienceDirect is a database of over 1500 scientific, technical and medical full-text journals.

SciFinder Scholar

SciFinder Scholar is a comprehensive source of information from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, material science and agricultural science.


Scopus is one of the largest abstracting and indexing databases of research literature and quality web sources. Coverage includes scientific, technical, medical and social sciences literature including, arts and humanities, also 23 million patent records from 5 patent offices.


Signworld is comprised of a suite of sign language learning products enabling users to learn, practice and improve their British Sign Language.

Social Policy and Practice

Social Policy & Practice is a bibliographic database with abstracts containing material from the following information providers: Centre for Policy on Ageing, Greater London Authority, IDOX, and the Social Care Institute for Excellence.

Social Science Abstracts [Wilson]

Social Sciences Abstracts includes citations to articles and book reviews in several hundred of the key international English language periodicals in the social sciences, providing accurate, up-to-date coverage of this multi-faceted, interdisciplinary field.

Social Science Database

This database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines.

Social Work Abstracts Plus

The Social Work Abstracts database, produced by the National Association of Social Workers, contains more than 45,000 records from social work and other related journals on topics such as homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation, community organization, and more.

Social Work Toolkit

Social Work Toolkit is a collection of resources to help students through their Social Work course.

Society for Computers and the Law

SCL provides access to news on the latest IT law developments, articles on the latest ideas about IT law in practice, along with access to Computers & Law (C&L) Magazine from 1998 - present.

SocINDEX™ with Full Text

SocINDEX with Full Text is a sociology research database. Its extensive scope and content provide users with a wealth of extremely useful information encompassing the broad spectrum of sociological study.

Sociology Database

This database covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction.

SPORTDiscus Fulltext

SPORTDiscus consists of more than 600,000 records of journal articles and books on sport, fitness, and related topics, published since 1800; new citations are being added all the time.

Springer Business & Economics eBook Collection

The Springer Business & Economics eBook collection comprises over 200 full-text books published in 2010.

Springer Computer Science eBook Collection

The Springer Computer Science ebook collection comprises over 5000 full-text books published between 2010-15.

Springer Physics & Astronomy eBook Collection

The Springer Physics and Astronomy ebook collection comprises over 2000 full-text books published between 2005-2015.

Springer Professional & Applied Computing eBook Collection

The Springer Professional and Applied Computing ebook collection comprises full-text books published between 2009-2015.


SpringerLink provides access to over 1200 science, technology and medical peer-reviewed journals. Full-text access is available from 1997-present.

Stockley's Drug Interactions [Medicines Complete]

MedicinesComplete contains some of the world's leading drug and healthcare reference sources.


Taylor and Francis

Over 1750 journals covering the disciplines of Arts & Humanities, Science, Engineering, Technology and the Social Sciences from 1997-present.

Teacher Reference Center

An index of over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals and books. Coverage includes key educational topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts and Literacy Standards.

Telecommunications Database

This database is an essential resource for anyone researching the industry or its technology. 

Television & Radio Index [TRILT]

The Television and Radio Index for Learning and Teaching is the best source of UK television and radio data on the web.

The Times Digital Archive, 1785-2008

The Times Digital Archive has every page published in this newspaper from 1785 - 2008


Vogue Archive

A complete searchable archive of American Vogue, from the first issue in 1892 to the current month.


Web of Science

Web of Science - previously known as Web of Knowledge - contains the Arts and Humanities, Social Science, and Science Citation Indexes, indexing over 8000 journals. Web of Science now contains some links to full text articles.

Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals (1824-1900)

The Wellesley Index is an index to the authorship of articles, and a bibliography of articles written by each contributor, and using each pseudonym.

Westlaw UK

A large, comprehensive legal online service including UK case law, legislation, the Legal Journals Index , some full-text journal articles and a current awareness service. Also includes EU cases and legislation and United States legal sources.

Wiley Online Library

Wiley Online Library provides full-text access to 757 journal titles in the subject areas of science, technology and medicine.

World Advertising Research Center [WARC] provides the largest single source of intelligence for the marketing, advertising, media and research communities worldwide, drawn from more than 40 international sources.

Worth Global Style Network (WGSN) Fashion

WGSN is an online news and information service providing up-to-date information on current topics in the fashion and style industries. It provides in-depth trend forecasts, coverage of key trade events, including international catwalks, analysis of retail sales, company profiles and reports on topics ranging from visual merchandising to street style.

Worth Global Style Network (WGSN) Lifestyle & Interiors

WGSN Lifestyle & Interiors is the leading global trend forecasting service and product development tool focused on the ever-evolving needs of the home and interiors industries.



Provides access to the British Library's Electronic Table of Contents of current journals and conference proceedings.