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  • 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.

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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.

Access Medicine
AccessMedicine from McGraw-Hill Medical is a comprehensive online medical resource that provides a complete spectrum of knowledge from the best minds in medicine.

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.

ACLS Humanities Ebook Collection
ACLS Humanities E-Book is an online collection of books of high quality in the humanities, selected by scholars

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.

Alexander Street Video
A collection of over 30,000 academic video collections in many subject areas including health sciences, music, dance, history, business, film and more.

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.

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

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. 

Asahi Shimbun Digital
Asahi Shimbun is a Japanese language newspaper. Access is given to the current years content.

Asahi Shimbun Kikuzo II Visual
Asahi Shimbun Kikuzo II Visual is a Japanese language newspaper. Access is to all content from 1879 to present

Asian & European Business Collection
This database provides information relevant to the study of business and finance topics across Asia and Europe.

ASTM Compass
ASTM Compass provides access to the most up to date standards and research.


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.

Bibliography of Asian Studies
 Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains nearly 900, 000 records on all subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present.

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.

Blackstone's Police
Online service that brings online resources for promotion candidates sitting the NFFP Step 2 Legal Examination and trainee investigators preparing for the National Investigators Examination.

BMJ Best Practice
BMJ Best Practice is a decision support tool for use at the point of care.  It replaces BMJ Clinical Evidence.

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.

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 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.

Carl Giles Archive (British Cartoon Archive)
The digitised content of the Carl Giles archive, the most important archive of British newspaper cartoons.  The British Cartoon Archive also includes some work from other cartoonists.

Chairman's Bao [Chinese Newspaper]
Online Chinese newspaper written for students of Mandarin.  Access for Language students only.

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.

Cite Them Right
Cite Them Right will help you to reference just about any source, and understand how to avoid plagiarism.

Clarke's Analysis of Drugs & Poison [Medicines Complete]
MedicinesComplete contains some of the world's leading drug and healthcare reference sources.

Clinical Key Medical and Dentistry Collection
Clinical Key Medical and Dental Education is the next-generation medical learning platform. 200+ acclaimed textbooks covering 40 medical and dental specialties, including Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine and Cohen's Pathways of the Pulp.  Video and Images are also included.

Clinical Key Nursing and Midwifery Collection
Clinical Key Nursing and Midwifery Collection is an extensive collection of key resources for nursing and midwifery students

More than 250 regularly updated guidelines on clinical skills procedures, all in highly illustrated step-by-step format.

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

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.

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.

This resource provides full text databases including more than a million articles from 2000 Korean scholarly journals in a variety of subjects

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.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-5
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM–5) is the authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders in order to improve diagnoses, treatment, and research.

Digimap (including Historic 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. Subscription includes OS, Historic, Geology, Marine, Environment, Aerial, Lidar and Global data.

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
Drama Online is an award-winning digital library of over 1,700 playtexts, 350 audio plays and 150 hours of video from leading theatre publishers and companies offering a complete multimedia experience of theatre.

Drapers online
Drapers features the latest news, trends, data and jobs from the fashion industry

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.

Ebook Central
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 1843-2015. 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. 

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 Insight
Emerald Insight is a database of both journals and ebook collections. Subject coverage includes engineering, built environment, marketing, human resource management, economics, hospitality management, quality, health services management, social care, accounting, and more.

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 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.

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.

Ethnologue: Languages of the World
A listing of every recognized language. Includes profiles, statistics and guides

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.


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 2016.

Fitch Connect
Fitch Connect provides users with credit research, credit ratings macroeconomic and financial fundamental data, country risk research and indices, industry research Financial Implied Ratings, and a curated news service.

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.


Gale Reference Complete
On trial until  30 April

Several resources are encompassed within Gale Reference Complete which together support a range of disciplines: Academic OneFile and General OneFile provide periodical resources; InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 2,300 major world newspapers; GVRL is an eBook platform, Archives Unbound is a vast collection of niche primary source archives, and finally Gale Literary Sources is perfect for finding those well-needed critics for your English Literature or Modern Languages essay.

Gartner: IT Research and Advisory Resource
Gartner is the world’s leading information technology firm that provides research and analysis
services to inform and support decision making in higher education and other industry sectors. 

GDC Vault
Presentations from over 20 years of Game Developers Conferences. 

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. 

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

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

Historical Abstracts with Full Text
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.

HS Talks Business and Management
A series of lectures presented by experts in business and management

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.


IBIS World
IBIS World is the UK's most comprehensive collection of Industry Market Research and Industry Risk Ratings.

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 1974-2020. The collection covers many subject areas including Bioengineering, Power & Energy and Communication technologies.

IEEE Xplore
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.

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

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.

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) 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 historical archive which goes 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.

Intellect Journals Full Collection
Full access to the Intellect Journals collection covering film studies, visual arts, performing arts, communication and media studies, fashion, cultural studies.

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.


Japan Knowledge
One of the largest Japanese dictionary and encyclopedia sites where you can search over 50 kinds of dictionaries, encyclopedias and journals   

JISC Geospatial Data Service
A collection of commercial quality mapping and spatial data provided by Airbus and hosted by JISC.

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

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.

JSTOR is a full text collection of journals. We subscribe to the Arts and Sciences I, II, III, and VII and Ecology & Botany I collections.


Large collection of educational, entertaining and enriching films.

Kogan Page
 UK & Europe's largest independent business and management books publisher (for professionals, entrepreneurs and students).

Korea Times Historical Archive 1956-2016
This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

KRpia provides broad coverage of primary resources on Korean Studies from over 120 full text databases


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. 

LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn Learning provides over 2,500 bite-sized video tutorials covering the latest software, creative, and business skills.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) database is a free resource to anyone interested in libraries and information management.


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 [MIDIRS]
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.

MathSciNet offers access to a maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature.

Medicines Complete
MedicinesComplete contains some of the world's leading drug and healthcare reference sources. Our access includes the American Hospital Formulary Service, British National Formulary, British National Formulary for Children, Clarke's Analysis of Drugs and Poisons, Drug Administration Via Enteral Feeding Tubes, 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.


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.

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.

NK Pro
A database which includes access to searchable, indexed North Korean newspapers and other state media translated into English

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.

Open Book Publishers
Open Book Publishers is the leading independent publisher in the Humanities and Social Sciences in the UK: a not-for-profit Social Enterprise run by scholars who are committed to making high-quality research freely available

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

OVID is an advanced discovery platform developed specifically for health, biomedical, and pharmaceutical electronic libraries.  Use this platform to cross search the databases, journals and books that are hosted on the OVID platform.

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.

Oxford University Press Medical Handbooks
The Oxford Medical Handbooks are the market leading series of pocket handbooks, written for a broad medical readership, from students, junior doctors and specialist trainees, to nurses, dentists, paramedics, and allied health professionals.

Oxford University Press Music Collection 2017
Part of Oxford Handbooks Online. The Handbook series contains in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field. This resource contains the 2017 content


Parker's Will Precedents
Parker's Will Precedents provides private client solicitors and professional will draftsmen with a thorough understanding and working knowledge of the will drafting process.

Passport (Euromonitor)
Passport (Euromonitor) 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.

Practising Midwife (All4Maternity)
The Practising Midwife offers comprehensive coverage of issues affecting midwives at every stage of their professional lives. It provides its readers with opportunities to develop their skills and refresh their knowledge, to prepare for registration, professional appraisal and revalidation.

Primal Pictures (Anatomy.tv)
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
The most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, offering millions of works from thousands of universities.

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 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.

RCNi Journals (Royal College of Nursing)
A collection of Royal College of Nursing journals which provide health professionals with the latest developments impacting nursing

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 (New)
New RefWorks allows you to collect, manage and organize your research papers. You can now read annotate, organize, and cite your research.

RefWorks (Old)
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.

Retail Week
Delivers critical analysis of the retail sector's performance.

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] collection
RSC Collection provides access to 31 journals, 5 databases, 2 magazines and the book series Issues in Environmental Science,  all published by the Royal Society of Chemistry. 


SAE International
Access to the technical papers from 1998 to present.  Used by professors, students, and researchers 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.

Sage Research Methods Online Medicine and Health
 Browse content on methods commonly used in research across medical specialties and studies in public health

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.

Screen Studies
Screen Studies is a dynamic digital platform taking users from script to screen and beyond – offering a broad range of content from Bloomsbury and Faber & Faber to support moving image studies. 

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

Slavery in America and the World
This HeinOnline collection brings together essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world.

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 with Full Text
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 Explorers
 Social Work Explorers is a comprehensive selection of textbooks in key topic areas that will support success throughout your studies.

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.

South Eastern Gazette 1852-1912 Archive
A unique learning tool exploring Kent's history during the Victorian and Edwardian eras

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 Mathematics & Statistics eBook Collection
The Springer Mathematics & Statistics ebook collection comprises over 400 full-text books published in 2012.

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. Springer Protocols 1980-2021 and Springer Ebook collections can also be searched on this platform.

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.

Teachers TV
Provides access to over 3000 educational instruction videos to train and develop teacher's skills

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 Telegraph Historical Archive (1855-2000)
More than 150 years of this major UK national newspaper can be viewed in full digital facsimile format

The Times Digital Archive, 1785-2011
The Times Digital Archive has every page published in this newspaper from 1785 - 2011


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

World Tourism Barometer (UNWTO)
The UNWTO World Tourism Barometer is a regular publication of the Tourism Market Trends Programme of UNWTO aimed at monitoring the short-term evolution of tourism and providing the sector with relevant and timely information.

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.