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19th Century British Library Newspapers Selected 19th century British newspapers. Please note: newspaper images can be magnified for easier reading or reduced for on screen navigation. When trying to print entire newspaper pages, you will need to tile them to make them legible given the differing paper size between newsprint and common office paper sizes." English
19th Century UK Periodicals - Series 1 UK periodicals on British life in the 19th century.  
ABELL (Annual Bibliography of English Language & Literature) Index of literary scholarship from 1920 onwards.  
Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy Images of dissected human anatomical specimens. Please note: two navigation tools, the index and the table of contents, give immediate access to specific content. User's will require an up to date version of Windows Media Player software to view the videos. Internet Explorer is the recommended web browser. Users of the Firefox or Chrome browsers may need to download the videos prior to playing them. Anatomy;Dentistry;Medicine
ACM Digital Library Publications from ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) and other publishers. Computer science
Acta Sanctorum Source text of the original edition of the 68 printed volumes of Acta Sanctorum, indices, and references to Bibliotheca Hagiographica Latina (BHL). Religion and theology
Aerospace Research Central (ARC) Access to papers from technical conferences covering every aspect of aerospace engineering. Aerospace engineering
AgeInfo Bibliographic database of books, articles and reports from the specialist collection on social gerontology. Counselling;Exercise, nutrition and health;Policy studies;Population Health Sciences
Allied and Complementary Medicine Database (AMED) Bibliographic database covering complementary Medicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation, podiatry, and palliative care. Counselling;Exercise, nutrition and health;Medicine;Population Health Sciences
American National Biography Portraits of more than 19,000 men & women, from all eras, whose lives have shaped the United States. English;History;History of Art
Analytical Abstracts (Analytical WebBase) Articles covering analytical science from 1980 onwards. Chemistry
Année Philologique, L' Records of books, chapters, journal content, conference proceedings, and records of known editions of works by ancient authors. Classics and ancient history
Anthropology Plus Anthropological Literature database from Harvard University and the Anthropological Index from the Royal Anthropological Institute, from the late 19th century onwards. Archaeology and anthropology
AnthroSource 100 years of anthropological material published by the American Anthropological Association (AAA). Archaeology and anthropology;Sociology
Archives Unbound: Policing the Shanghai International Settlement 1894 - 1945 Files from the archives of the British-run Municipal Police Force based in Shanghai's former International Settlement. History
ARTstor Nonprofit digital library of images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences. Please note: users are required to register and set up a personal ARTstor account to download images and use other features of the service. History of art
ASTM Compass Collection of industry-leading standards and technical engineering information. Aerospace engineering;Civil engineering;Computer science;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;Mechanical engineering
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials Academic database for religion and theology with the online journal collection of the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) from 1908 onwards. Classics and ancient history;Religion and theology
Australian Education Index Bibliographic database including reports, books, journal articles, online resources, conference papers, book chapters and theses from 1978 onwards. Education
BBC Drama Films and Documentaries Film adaptations of classic and contemporary plays from ancient to contemporary writers. English;Film and television;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;Italian;Theatre
Berliner Zeitung via Westlaw German daily newspaper founded in 1945, with content from January 2000 onwards.  
BFI InView Non-fiction film and television from the 20th century to the early 21st. History;History of art
Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) Bibliographic database on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British Empire and Commonwealth from 55BC to the present. History
BIOSIS Citation Index Database of traditional areas of biology with content from the BIOSIS Previews database, fully indexed cited references from BIOSIS (from 2006) and content from all the Web of Science databases (prior to and post 2006). Biochemistry;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Earth sciences;Exercise, nutrition and health;Geographical sciences;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Population Health Sciences;Psychology, experimental;Veterinary sciences
Box of Broadcasts (BoB) National Enables staff and students to record and watch whole broadcasts, create clips from new and archived TV and radio broadcasts, and embed them into Blackboard/ presentations. Please note: it is each user’s responsibility to ensure that the materials made available are used strictly within the terms and conditions of the licence. Archaeology and anthropology;Classics and ancient history;Education;English;Film and television;French;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;History of art;Italian;Music;Philosophy;Politics and international studies;Religion and theology;Russian;Sociology;Theatre
Brill's New Pauly Encyclopedia of the Greco-Roman world from 2000 BC to c.800 AD, and includes access to Brill's New Pauly supplements. Classics and ancient history;Philosophy
British Cartoon Archive Library and gallery of political and social cartoons published in British newspapers and magazines over the last 200 years. Archaeology and anthropology;English;Geographical sciences;History;History of art;Politics and international studies;Sociology
British Education Index Information on research, policy and practice in UK education and training from a range of research resources. Education;Policy studies;Population Health Sciences;Psychology, experimental
British Library Main Catalogue [Explore the British Library] British Library's main catalogue and the contents of the Library's website. Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;Italian
British Newspapers 1600 -1950 17-18th Century Burney Collection of news media and 19th Century British Library Newspapers. English;History
British Online Archives : Indian papers of Colonel Clive and Brigadier-General Carnac, 1752-1774 **TRIAL until 31/12/17** Papers of two leading actors in the East India Company in mid-18th century Bengal, chiefly in English, but with an array of original correspondence in Indo-Persian and occasionally Bengali, Marathi and Tamil. History
British Periodicals Searchable full-texts of hundreds of periodicals from the late 17th century to the early 20th. English;History;Music
British Standards Online (BSOL) Database of standards and publications for British Standards Institution publications. British Standards on environment and waste Please note: use of this resource is limited to 3 concurrent users. The University of Bristol has a subscription to the Construction In General and Civil Engineering modules. The Environment and Waste module subscription runs until Oct 1st 2017. These modules represent over 2,500 full-text standards and include all Eurocodes. On the BSOL web site accessible, full-text standards are denoted with a 'view document' icon. Aerospace engineering;Civil engineering;Electrical and electronic engineering;Mechanical engineering;Physics
Burney Collection Newspapers and news pamphlets, gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817) available from the British Library. English
Business Source Complete Bibliographic and full text content from scholarly business journals from 1866 onwards. Accounting and finance;Civil engineering;Computer science;Economics;Engineering mathematics;Law;Management;Mechanical engineering;Physics
CAB Abstracts Covers international issues in agriculture, forestry, and allied disciplines in the life sciences from 1973 onwards. Please note: use of this resource is limited to 4 concurrent users. Veterinary sciences
Cambridge Companions Online eBook versions of the Cambridge Companions to Philosophy, Religion and Culture, the Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics, and the Cambridge Companions to Music in PDF format. Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;Philosophy
Cambridge edition of the works of Ben Jonson online, The Searchable online edition of the works of Ben Jonson, with original introductions, collations, and commentary; plus additional textual and contextual materials.  
Cambridge International Law Reports Access to key international law reports, dating back to the early 20th century. Law
Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology Reference resource for scholars of global hymnody, with information on the hymns of many countries and languages. Music
Chatham House Online Archive Publications and archives of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House). History;Policy studies;Politics and international studies
Child Development & Adolescent Studies Reference resource of current and historical literature related to the growth and development of children. Education;Policy studies;Population Health Sciences
China Academic Journals via CNKI Access is restricted to literature/history/philosophy, politics/military affairs/law, education and social sciences, and economy and management up to 2010. Please note: before accessing full text pdfs, you should ensure that you have the Simplified Chinese Font Pack for Adobe Acrobat Reader. Politics and international studies
China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980 Original source material detailing China’s interaction with the West from Macartney’s first Embassy to China in 1793, through to the Nixon/Heath visits to China in 1972-74. History
Chronicle Searchable news and current affairs material covering Northern Ireland and The Troubles.  
CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health) Literature related to nursing and allied health, including indexes of virtually all English-language publications, from 1982 to date. Counselling;Dentistry;Exercise, nutrition and health;Medicine;Policy studies;Population Health Sciences;Psychology, experimental;Veterinary sciences
Cite Them Right Helps users to reference almost any source (print, electronic or performance), and to understand the importance of referencing accurately.  
Cochrane Library - Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare which includes the following databases: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews,the Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness ( DARE), Cochrane Controlled Trials Register, Cochrane Review Methodology, Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database, NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED) Anatomy;Biochemistry;Cellular and molecular medicine;Dentistry;Exercise, nutrition and health;Medicine;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Population Health Sciences
Compendex Comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database. Aerospace engineering;Civil engineering;Earth sciences;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;Mechanical engineering
COPAC Merged online catalogues of many major university, specialist, and national libraries in the UK and Ireland, including the British Library. Please note: members of the University can login to Copac with their username & password for a range of additional facilities. Archaeology and anthropology;Cellular and molecular medicine;Classics and ancient history;Dentistry;English;Film and television;French;German;Music;Philosophy;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Russian;Theatre;Veterinary sciences
Daily Mail Historical Archive 1896-2004 Archive covering 1896-2004 and including the Daily Mail Atlantic Edition, published on board transatlantic passenger liners 1923-1931. English;Politics and international studies;Sociology
Derwent Innovations Index on Web of Science Access to patents in three broad areas: Chemical, Engineering, and Electrical & Electronic; with links to cited and citing patents, relevant literature, and patent data sources. Civil engineering;Computer science;Engineering mathematics;Mechanical engineering;Physics
Dictionary of Irish Biography Joint venture between Cambridge University Press and the Royal Irish Academy containing biographies of notable figures connected with Ireland.  
Digimap Maps and map data, including the following: Digimap - Ordnance Survey Collection, Historic Digimap, Geology Digimap and Environment Digimap. Archaeology and anthropology;Civil engineering;Earth sciences;Engineering mathematics;Geographical sciences;Mechanical engineering;Physics
Digital Karl Barth Library, The Entire corpus of Barth’s Gesamtausgabe (42 volumes) and Barth’s 14-volume Kirchliche Dogmatik, both in the original language and with English translation, and with translations of other important works by Barth. Religion and theology
Drama Online Features new writers alongside the most iconic names in playwriting history, and provides contextual and critical background through scholarly works and practical guides. Classics and ancient history;English;Theatre
Early English Books Online (EEBO) Facsimile images of works from 1473-1700 printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America, and works in English printed elsewhere. Classics and ancient history;English;History;Religion and theology
Early European Books (EEB) Facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access printed sources, tracing the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to the end of the 17th century. Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;Italian;Religion and theology
EconLit Citations with selected abstracts of the world's economic literature from 1969 onwards. Accounting and finance;Economics
Economist Historical Archive 1843-2007, The Complete facsimile run of The Economist from 1843-2007. Accounting and finance;Economics
Economist via Westlaw Selected content from The Economist from 11/2003 to date. Accounting and finance;Civil engineering;Economics
Education Abstracts Indexing from 1983 onwards and abstracts from 1994 to date of education and teaching resources. Education
Educational Administration Abstracts Index of bibliographic records from 1966 onwards covering areas related to educational administration. Education
Educational Research Abstracts Fully indexed abstracts covering current international research in education. Education
eHRAF Archaeology Full-text database with information on prehistory of the world. Archaeology and anthropology
eHRAF World Cultures Cross-cultural database that contains information on cultural and social life. Archaeology and anthropology;Sociology
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) Digital images of every page of over 180,000 titles published during the 18th Century, including critical information in history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, and science. Classics and ancient history;English;History;Religion and theology
Electronic Enlightenment Collection of edited correspondence of the early modern period, linking people across Europe, the Americas and Asia from the early 17th to the mid-19th century. English;French;Hispanic;History;History of Art;Italian;Religion;Studies
Embase Excerpta medica database covering around 3,500 international journals, with data from 1980. Anatomy;Biochemistry;Cellular and molecular medicine;Counselling;Dentistry;Exercise, nutrition and health;Medicine;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Population Health Sciences;Psychology, experimental;Veterinary sciences
Encyclopedia of Life sciences Specially commissioned, peer-reviewed and citable articles spanning the spectrum of the life sciences.  
EndNote Online Helps students and researchers through the process of writing a research paper, including collecting and organising references. Please note: further information about how to use EndNote Online is available on our website []. Cellular and molecular medicine;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience
English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC) Descriptions and holdings information for letterpress materials printed in Great Britain or any of its dependencies in any language, and for materials printed in English anywhere in the world from the beginnings of print to 1800. English
ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) Digital library of education research and information sponsored by the Institute of Education sciences (IES) of the US Department of Education. Education;Policy studies;Psychology, experimental
ESDU Validated Engineering Data Validated design data, methods and software for engineers. Aerospace engineering;Civil engineering;Mechanical engineering;Physics
EThOS (Electronic Theses Online Service) UK’s national thesis service providing an aggregated record of all doctoral theses awarded by UK Higher Education institutions and free access to the full text of as many theses as possible for use by all researchers. Please note: UK theses not available on EThOS can be requested via the Inter-Library Loan service. Archaeology and anthropology;Cellular and molecular medicine;Classics and ancient history;Counselling;Dentistry;Education;English;Exercise, nutrition and health;Film and television;French;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;Italian;Medicine;Music;Philosophy;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Psychology, experimental;Russian;Sociology;Theatre;Veterinary sciences
Fame Information on every registered business in the UK and Ireland. Accounting and finance;Economics
FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Index of journal articles on film and related subjects from 1972 onwards. Classics and ancient history;Film and television
Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Report 1974–1996 US principal record of political and historical open source intelligence for nearly 70 years. Please note: UoB login is required to access this resource. History;Politics and international studies
Garland Encylopaedia of World Music Music research of all the world’s peoples with extensive material and audio recordings. Music
Globe on Screen Filmed plays at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. English;Film and television;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;Italian;Theatre
Google Scholar Search tool for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports. Please note: if you are on-campus or are using the Off-site Proxy/Remote Desktop, Google Scholar will provide a link to our Get it! service from many of the search resultss. Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;Italian
Grove Art Online (via Oxford Art Online) Scholarly art encyclopedia of Western and non-Western art; featuring articles, bibliographies, searchable images; and with access to The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, Encyclopaedia of Aesthetics, and The Oxford Companion to Western Art. History of art
Guardian, The (1821-2003) and The Observer (1791-2003): ProQuest Historical Newspapers Digitized content in PDF format. English;Politics and international studies;Sociology
Handbooks in Economics Series of handbooks covering a broad set of economics topics.  
HeinOnline Archive of law journals mostly from the US, with an increasing number of titles from the UK. Law
Henry Stewart Talks Biomedical and Life sciences Collection Comprises lectures that span the biomedical and life sciences fields of study.  
History of Science, Technology, and Medicine Index of journal articles, conference proceedings, books, book reviews, and dissertations taken from: the Isis Current Bibliography of the History of Science, the Current Bibliography in the History of Technology (Technology and Culture), the Bibliografia Italiana di Storia della Scienza and the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Philosophy
IEEE Xplore Technical literature from IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) from 1988 onwards, with select content back to 1953. Aerospace engineering;Civil engineering;Computer science;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;Mechanical engineering;Physics
Independent Voices Alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative literary magazines during the latter half of the 20th century. Archaeology and anthropology;English;Geographical sciences;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;Italian;Politics and international studies;Sociology
Index to 19th-Century American Art Periodicals Index of 42 art journals published in the US during the 19th century. History of art
INSPEC Bibliographic information from the world's literature on all aspects of physics, electronics, control engineering and information technology. Computer science;Earth sciences;Mathematics;Physics
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) Social sciences references dating back to 1951. Archaeology and anthropology;Counselling;Education;Exercise, nutrition and health;French;Geographical sciences;German;Law;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Psychology, experimental;Russian;Sociology
International GAAP Online (Enhanced Edition) Comprehensive guide to interpreting and implementing IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards). Please note: use of this resource is limited to 5 concurrent users. Accounting and finance
International Medieval Bibliography Comprehensive bibliography of worldwide journal articles and miscellany volumes since 1967, including the Bibliographie de Civilisation Médiévale, initially focused on the Central Middle Ages with a gradual expansion to the Early and Late Middle Ages. Archaeology and anthropology;English;French;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;History of art;Italian;Music;Philosophy;Religion and theology
Investment Claims Includes: arbitration awards and decisions, bilateral investment treaty sets, multilateral treaties, investment treaty overviews, arbitral rules. Law
Izvestiya Digital Archive Izvestiya (Izvestiia) Digital Archive 1917-2014 provides access to the Kremlin's newspaper of record. Russian
Iter Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance Records of scholarly research relating to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance in Europe (400-1700). Italian
Jacoby Online Includes the 3 parts of Felix Jacoby's 'Fragmente der griechischen Historiker', a collection of fragments of ancient Greek historical texts, plus additional commentaries and bibliographies. Classics and ancient history
John Johnson Collection: an Archive of Printed Ephemera Selections from the Bodleian Library's John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera, offering insights into the changing nature of daily life in Britain in the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. History;History of art
Journal and Highly Cited Data (JHCD) Analysis tool which summarises citations from science and social science journals and selected proceedings, whilst also delivering reports of citation performance, citation network, and the count and type of materials published. Biochemistry;Chemistry;Earth sciences
JSTOR Digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources, primarily in the humanities and social sciences. Accounting and finance;Archaeology and anthropology;Classics and ancient history;Economics;English;Film and television;French;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;History of art;Italian;Management;Mathematics;Music;Philosophy;Politics and international studies;Religion and theology;Russian;Sociology;Theatre
KCI Korean Journal Database on Web of Science Regional content from researchers in South Korea drawn from scholarly journals. Politics and international studies
Kluwer Arbitration Resource for international arbitration research, containing commentary from expert authors and primary source materials. Law
Lawtel UK Case reports, links to official court transcripts, legislation section with Acts and SIs, Bill tracking since the 1993/1994 parliamentary session; Command Papers from 1997/98.  
Lecture Notes in Computer Science Book series covering new developments in computer science and information technology research and teaching. Computer science
Lecture Notes in Mathematics Book series covering new developments in all areas of mathematics and their applications. Mathematics
Lexis Library Contains CaseSearch citator, plus UK law report series, UK legal journals, UK newspapers, UK Broadsheets, and UK Nationals/Newspapers. Law;Politics and international studies;Sociology
Library of Latin Texts (LLT-A) All known Latin works from classical antiquity, patristic works, Medieval Latin texts, and works in many disciplines up to the Second Vatican Council in the 1960s. Please note: access to the database is limited to three concurrent users. Classics and ancient history;Religion and theology
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts Covers librarianship, classification, cataloguing, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, and information management from the mid 1960s onwards.  
Listener Historical Archive, 1929-1991, The Complete online facsimile edition of every issue of the weekly BBC magazine. Film and television;Theatre
Literary Manuscripts (Berg Collection) Works from across the 19th century, with supplements of rare printed materials, including early editions annotated by authors. English
Literary Manuscripts Leeds Facsimile images of manuscripts of 17th and 18th century verse held in the Brotherton Collection at the University of Leeds. English;History
Literary Print Culture Documents dating from 1554 to the 21st century on the workings of the early book trade, the printing and publishing community, the establishment of legal requirements for copyright provisions and the history of bookbinding. English;History;Theatre
Literature Online Resource for the study and teaching of literature in English. English;Film and television;Theatre
Loeb Classical Library Latin, Greek and English texts, containing epic and lyric poetry, history, travel, philosophy and oratory, medical writers and mathematicians, and the Church Fathers who make particular use of pagan culture. Classics and ancient history;Religion and theology
Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative, and International Law, 1600-1926 Includes pre-1926 treatises and similar monographs, sourced from the collections of the Yale, George Washington University, and Columbia law libraries, in the following areas: International Law; Comparative Law; Foreign Law; Roman Law; Islamic Law; Jewish Law; and Ancient Law. Law
Making of Modern Law: Foreign Primary Sources, 1600-1970 Historical legal codes, statutes, regulations, and commentaries on codes from the UK, France, Germany, and other countries in northern Europe sourced from the law libraries of Yale, Harvard, and George Washington University; includes crucial sources of historical statutes and regulations for the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Law
Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1800-1926 Digital of legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 to 1926. Law
Making of Modern Law: Trials 1600-1926 Based on holdings of the law libraries of Harvard and Yale, and the Library of the Bar of the City of New York. Law
Making of Modern Law: US Supreme Court Records And Briefs, 1832-1978 US Supreme Court Records And Briefs, 1832-1978 Law
Manchester Medieval Sources Online Medieval sources from the medieval world.  
Mass Observation Online Documents generated by the Mass Observation social research organisation from its inception in 1937 to the last submitted diary in 1967, allowing a unique insight into life in Britain spanning 4 decades. Archaeology and anthropology;English;Film and television;History;Music;Philosophy;Sociology;Theatre
MathSciNet Index of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Computer science;Engineering mathematics;Mathematics;Mechanical engineering;Physics
Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL) Fully updated edition of the Encyclopedia of Public International Law published in print between 1991 and 2001, including scholarly articles on all aspects of Public International Law. Law
Medline on OvidSP International literature on biomedicine, including the allied health fields and the biological and physical sciences, humanities, and information science as they relate to medicine and health care. Anatomy;Biochemistry;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Counselling;Dentistry;Exercise, nutrition and health;Law;Medicine;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Population Health Sciences;Psychology, experimental;Veterinary sciences
Migration to New Worlds: The Century of Immigration (Module I) Primary source material recounting the many and varied personal experiences of 350 years of migration.  
Mintel Academic Market reports from the UK, China and Europe on the following areas: UK: Automative, Retail, Technology ; China: Attitudes and Trends, Beauty and Personal Care, Food and Drink, Foodservice, Retail; Europe: European Retail Briefing.

Please note: The Library subscription provides access for up to 4 simultaneous users.

Mintel Market Sizes Data on thousands of consumer goods worldwide, including market size, market share and forecasts. Please note: use of this resource is limited to 4 concurrent users. Management
MIT CogNet Resource for studying the brain and cognitive science community's scientific research. Medicine;Psychology, experimental
MLA International Bibliography Classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics compiled by the Modern Language Association of America since 1921. Archaeology and anthropology;English;French;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;Italian;Philosophy;Russian
NBER Working Papers Scientific papers from NBER (National Bureau of Economic Research) aimed at other professional economists around the world. Economics
News on Screen News coverage from 1910 to 1983 from the newsreels of organisations such as Pathe News, Gaumont British News and British Movietone News, plus access to films from Roundabout, the COI cinemagazine that promoted Britain to Asia from 1962-1974. Film and television;Theatre
North China Herald Online Prime printed English-language source for the history of the foreign presence in China from around 1850 to the 1940s.  
Oxford Competition Law Fully interlinked competition analysis, peer reviewed case reports, source materials and analysis from EU member states. Law
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Illustrated collection of specially written biographies of the men and women who shaped Britain's past, from the 4th century BC to 2000. Classics and ancient history;English
Oxford English Dictionary (OED) Accepted authority on the English language, updated regularly to provide users with the results of current research and revision. Classics and ancient history;English
Oxford Handbooks Online Review essays that evaluate the current thinking on a particular field or topic and make original argument about the future direction of the debate. Please note: members of the University have access to a selection of handbooks from the Linguistics and Psychology collections.  
Oxford Dictionaries Bilingual dictionaries in the following languages: Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Formerly known as Oxford Language Dictionaries Online (OLDO). French;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;Italian;Russian
Oxford Legal Research Library Integrated access across collections of leading works in 4 areas: International Commercial Arbitration; International Commercial Law; Financial and Banking Law; and Private International Law. Law
Oxford Music Online (incorporating Grove Music) The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd Edition (2001); The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992); The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd Edition (2001); The Oxford Companion to Music; and the 2nd revised edition of The Oxford Dictionary of Music. Music
Oxford Research Encyclopaedias Foundational and cutting-edge topics for major areas of research across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Classics;English;French;German;Hispanic Studies;History;History of Art;Italian;Religion;Russian
Oxford Scholarship Online Full-text access to scholarly works from key academic disciplines. Please note: the Library has enabled access to the following OSO modules: Economics and Finance; Philosophy; Political Science; Religion. Up to 31 July (2015) the Library has also enabled access to seven further modules: Classics; History; Literature; Mathematics; Music; Psychology; Sociology. New and recently published books are added to each module on a periodic basis. Philosophy
Patrologia Latina First edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologia Latina published between 1844 and 1855, and the four volumes of indexes published between 1862 and 1865. Classics and ancient history;History;Religion and theology
Periodicals Archive Online Archive of digitised journals published in the arts, humanities and social sciences.  
Philosopher's Index Indexing and abstracts from books and over 400 journals from 1940 onwards. Philosophy;Religion and theology;Russian
PILOTS Index to the worldwide literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health consequences of exposure to traumatic events. Counselling;Policy studies;Psychology, experimental
Pravda Digital Archive Online edition of the most widely read and referenced news source from the Soviet era back to its inception in 1912. Russian
Project Muse Humanities and social sciences journals from over 60 scholarly publishers. Classics and ancient history;English;French;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;History of art;Italian;Politics and international studies;Religion and theology;Russian;Sociology
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global (PQDT Global) Resource simplifying searching for dissertations and theses via a single access point. Aerospace engineering;Archaeology and anthropology;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Chemistry;Civil engineering;Computer science;Counselling;Dentistry;Earth sciences;Education;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;Exercise, nutrition and health;Film and television;Geographical sciences;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;Italian;Mathematics;Mechanical engineering;Music;Philosophy;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Psychology, experimental;Sociology;Theatre;Veterinary sciences
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland Database offering comprehensive listing of doctoral theses, with abstracts accepted for higher degrees by universities in the UK and Ireland since 1716. Aerospace engineering;Archaeology and anthropology;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Chemistry;Civil engineering;Computer science;Counselling;Dentistry;Earth sciences;Education;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;Exercise, nutrition and health;Film and television;Geographical sciences;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;Italian;Mathematics;Mechanical engineering;Music;Philosophy;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Psychology, experimental;Sociology;Theatre;Veterinary sciences
PsycARTICLES (Ovid) Access to articles taken from journals published by the American Psychological Association, plus selected titles from the Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association and Hogrefe & Huber. Psychology, experimental
PsycINFO International database (sometimes mistakenly known as PsychINFO) covering summaries of journal articles, book chapters, technical reports and citations to dissertations in the field of Psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines. Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Counselling;Dentistry;Education;Exercise, nutrition and health;Medicine;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Psychology, experimental;Veterinary sciences
PubAg United States Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library's search system for agricultural information. Veterinary sciences
Public Information Online UK parliamentary papers from the Westminster Parliament, Scottish Parliament, Northern Ireland Assembly, National Assembly for Wales and Scottish Government. Documents available on the day of publication. Education;Politics and international studies
PubMed, including Medline Service of the US National Library of Medicine that citations from Medline and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to 1948; links to full text articles and other related resources, including records from in Medline In Process (searchable through OvidSP); plus some chemistry and other non-medical science titles which do not have MeSH subject headings. Anatomy;Biochemistry;Cellular and molecular medicine;Dentistry;Medicine;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Population Health Sciences;Veterinary sciences
Punch Historical Archive From 1841 to 1992, Punch was the world’s most celebrated magazine of humour and satire, playing a central role in the formation of British identity. History
Reaxys Database for the retrieval of chemical information and data from published literature. Biochemistry;Cellular and molecular medicine;Chemistry;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience
Religion and Philosophy Collection Database covering world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Philosophy;Religion and theology
Research into Higher Education Abstracts Abstracts published to promote knowledge and discussion of research into higher education. Education
Review of Medical and Veterinary Entomology Abstracts of research on medical and veterinary entomology selected by subject specialists from CAB Abstracts. Veterinary sciences
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature International bibliography of scholarly writings on music and related disciplines. Music
RISM Online: Music Manuscripts after 1600 Documents the world's musical sources of manuscripts or printed music, includes works on music theory and libretti, and A/II: "Music manuscripts after 1600" . Music
Romanticism Single largest collection of working notebooks, verse manuscripts and correspondence of William Wordsworth and his fellow writers. English;History
Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online (REP Online) Online version of the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Philosophy;Religion and theology
Russian Academy of sciences Bibliographies Periodicals published primarily in Russia, the republics of the former Soviet Union, and countries in Eastern Europe, with citations and abstracts of books, manuscripts, dissertations and articles.  
SciELO Citation Index on Web of Science Research in Latin America, Spain, Portugal, the Caribbean and South Africa published in journals. Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies
Scifinder Online equivalent of Chemical Abstracts, covering all aspects of chemistry, Chemical physics, and biochemistry from 1907 to date, together with over 68 million chemical substances, and containing abstracts, journal articles, patents, conference papers, reports, dissertations and books. Please note: before you use SciFinder for the first time you must register personally, to obtain your personal username and password, via the SciFinder registration page [] (you will need to enter your UoB username and password to view this page). Biochemistry;Chemistry;Earth sciences;Physics
Scopus Abstract and citation database of scientific journals, books and conference proceedings across the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Aerospace engineering;Anatomy;Biochemistry;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Civil engineering;Computer science;Dentistry;Education;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;Exercise, nutrition and health;Law;Mathematics;Mechanical engineering;Medicine;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Population Health Sciences;Psychology, experimental;Sociology;Veterinary sciences
The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives, 1960-1974 Documents the key events, trends, and movements in 1960s America through a range of primary and secondary sources. English;History
Social Care Online Database of social care information, ranging from research briefings to reports, government documents, journal articles, and websites. Policy studies
Social Explorer Demographic information with over 40 billion data elements and 220 years of data, including the entire US Census from 1790 to the present.  
Social Services Abstracts Bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas. Counselling;Policy studies
Sociological Abstracts International literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Counselling;Education;Exercise, nutrition and health;Geographical sciences;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;Policy studies;Sociology
South Eastern Gazette (1852-1912) The South Eastern Gazette (1852-1912), formerly the Maidstone Gazette, a major regional title for the south-east of England.  
SpringerProtocols Database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the life and biomedical sciences, providing individual sets of instructions to allow scientists to recreate experiments in their own laboratories. Please note: the Library provides access to the protocols published between 1980-2012.  
Statewatch Monitors journalism and research in Europe in the fields of the state, justice and home affairs, civil liberties, accountability and openness, and includes all the material from the Statewatch Bulletin and Statewatch news online since 1991. Politics and international studies;Sociology
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts International abstracting service covering women's studies. Counselling;Education;Policy studies;Psychology, experimental;Sociology
SUNCAT (Serials UNion CATalogue) Catalogue to locate print and electronic serials held in many UK libraries.  
Sustainable Organization Library (SOL) Online library of book chapters, case studies and research papers drawn from books, reports and journal issues, focused on sustainability and social responsibility. Economics;Management;Politics and international studies;Sociology
Synthetic Reaction Updates Literature updating service that helps researchers keep abreast of recent developments in synthetic organic chemistry. Replaces Methods in Organic Synthesis and Catalysts & Catalysed Reactions from 2015. Chemistry
Teacher Reference Center Indexing and abstracts for many popular teacher and administrator trade journals and books designed to help professional educators. Education
Telegraph Historical Archive Digital archive of the Telegraph, 1855-2000, including issues of the Sunday Telegraph from 1961. History;Politics and international studies;Sociology
Television and Radio Index for Learning and Teaching (TRILT) Database of UK television and radio programmes including terrestrial, cable, and satellite television (with regional variations); all national and many local radio stations; with data available at least 10 days before transmission. Film and television;Theatre
Thesaurus Linguae Graecae Collection of texts written in Greek from Homer’s time to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453. Please note: users are required to create a user profile. Classics and ancient history;Philosophy
Thesaurus Linguae Latinae Dictionary of ancient Latin to circa 600 AD. Classics and ancient history
Times Digital Archive Includes every issue of The Times (London) from 1785 to 2009. English;Politics and international studies;Sociology
Times of India 1838-2006, The Documents key historical events in India and covers the study of colonial and post-colonial times. Please note: editions of the paper from 1838-1861 are available as follows: from 1838-1859 the newspaper was known as The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce. From 1860-1861 it was known as The Bombay Times and Standard. History
TLS (Times Literary Supplement) Historical Archive Archive of the TLS from its launch in 1902, with coverage up until the past five years. English
Translation Studies Bibliography Bibliography of translation theory and practice providing references to articles, books and other scholarly publications. French;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;Italian;Russian
Twentieth Century Religious Thought.Volume I, Christianity Seminal works and archival materials related to worldwide religious thinkers from the early1900s until the first decade of the 21st century. Religion and theology
Twentieth Century Religious Thought.Volume II, Islam Seminal works and archival materials related to worldwide religious thinkers from the early 1900s until the first decade of the 21st century. Religion and theology
UK Data Service Includes major UK government-sponsored surveys, cross-national surveys, longitudinal studies, UK census data, international aggregate, business data, and qualitative data. Politics and international studies;Sociology
U.K. Parliamentary Papers Access to House of Commons sessional papers from 1715 to the present, with supplementary material back to 1688. Law
Vogue Archive Entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day. Film and television;History of art;Theatre
Warc Intelligence on all areas of marketing communications and includes papers, case studies, research reports, webinars, and news items on marketing, advertising, communications, brand strategy and consumer behaviour. Accounting and finance;Economics;Management
Waterloo Directory of English Newspapers and Periodicals, 1800-1900 Second of a 5-series set comprising 50,000 titles, of which over 20,000 are `family members' through a merger with or restructuring of some other publication.  
Web of Science - Core Collection Databases available within the Web of Science - Core Collection: Science Citation Index (1900-, with 1900-1945 limited to c.250 core journals); Social sciences Citation Index (1956-); Arts and Humanities Citation Index (1975-); Arts and Humanities Citation Index (1975-); Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (1990-); Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (1990-). Accounting and finance;Aerospace engineering;Anatomy;Archaeology and anthropology;Biochemistry;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Chemistry;Civil engineering;Classics and ancient history;Computer science;Counselling;Dentistry;Earth sciences;Economics;Education;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;English;Exercise, nutrition and health;Film and television;French;Geographical sciences;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;History of art;Italian;Law;Management;Mathematics;Mechanical engineering;Medicine;Music;Philosophy;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Population Health Sciences;Psychology, experimental;Religion and theology;Russian;Sociology;Theatre;Veterinary sciences
Westlaw Full text UK law reports, legislation and journals, with an emphasis on intellectual property and commercial law titles; other featured areas include insurance, accounting and financial services, banking, construction, employment, property and health and safety. Law;Politics and international studies;Sociology
World Shakespeare Bibliography Provides annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare and published or produced between 1969 and the present day (including international materials). English
Zetoc (Electronic Table of Contents) Provides access to the British Library's Electronic Table of Contents (ETOC). Archaeology and anthropology;Cellular and molecular medicine;Counselling;Dentistry;Education;Exercise, nutrition and health;Film and television;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;Italian;Law;Music;Philosophy;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Psychology, experimental;Sociology;Theatre;Veterinary sciences

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