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ACM Digital Library (Association for Computing Machinery)

ACM is the world's most comprehensive database of articles & conference proceedings covering computing and information technology.

American Chemical Society Journals

The American Chemical Society is the leading publisher of peer-reviewed research journals in the chemical and related sciences

 

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Brill Online

Brill Journals and eBooks.  Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences.  

Business Source Complete

EBSCO's Business Source Complete is the world's definitive scholarly business database.  It contains over 2000 full-text journals and magazines, SWOT analyses, industry reports, market research reports as well as over 67,000 videos from the Associate Press.  All disciplines of business are covered including: marketing, management, accounting, banking and finance.

 

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Cambridge Core - Cambridge University Press Journals & eBooks

Cambridge Core is a new platform for Cambridge University Press's academic content bringing together both journals and eBooks. With over 1 million journal articles and 30,000+ books covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences and science, technology and medicine.  Also includes access to the Cambridge Journals Digital Archive - 171 journals from 1827-1996.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature)

Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature.  This comprehensive research database provides full text for nursing and allied health journals indexed in CINAHL Plus.  Additional materials include: full-text evidence-based care sheets, quick lessons and continuing education modules.  CINAHL Help 

Construction Information Service

Construction Information Service (CIS) provides access to current regulations, construction standards, technical advice and industry news on building, engineering, design and construction processes in the UK. CIS includes full-text British standards, CIBSE documents, and technical data – from 500+ publishers and more.

Please note: access is limited to one user at a time, if you don't get in first time, try again later.

Credo Online Reference Service

Authoritative reference content including the multi-disciplinary Academic Core Collection and the Criminal Justice Collection.  Includes full-text reference works, topic pages and images designed to give context before starting the research process.  Also features Credo Mind Maps which give a visual representation of relationships between topics.

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Dawsonera eBooks

Multidisciplinary eBooks available via the Dawsonera platform.

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Ebook Central 

Multidisciplinary eBooks from ProQuest Ebook Central (includes all books previously available via MyiLibrary)  Subjects include: Business, Health and medicine, Political Science, Law, Social Science, Computer/IT Science, Engineering.  

EBSCOhost eBooks

Multidisciplinary eBook collection available on the EBSCOhost platform.

Edinburgh University Press Journals

Over 30 journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences from one of the leading University Presses in the UK.

 

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ICE Virtual Library

ICE Current Engineering Journals Collection – contains full text online access to all 30 journals in the ICE Current Engineering package.  Most titles have access from 2003-present and titles include: Geotechnique, International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Municipal Engineer, and Engineering & Computational Mechanics.

IEEE/IET Electronic Library

IEEE Xplore is a digital library providing access to the world's highest quality technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, electronics and related disciplines. IEEE Xplore contains full-text documents from IEEE journals, magazines, conference proceedings, standards, eBooks and educational courses. IEEE Help & Info

 

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Jisc Geospatial Data Service *Trial access*

This collection consists of the the following Geospatial services: Environment, Geology, Historic, Marine and Ordnance Survey Collection. 

Access information: to access the service follow the link above, click the Account icon in the top right then click Login - type and select 'Abertay University' on the 'Which organisation would you like to sign in with?' screen.  Login using your network credentials.  View the user guides here

 

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Lexis Library

Case law, legislation, legal journals. Access to full-text of many UK newspapers.
Videos - finding cases, finding legislation

 

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MarketLine Advantage

MarketLine provides coverage of 33,000+ companies, 5,000+ industry Profiles and 110 Country Profiles, all updated annually; Country Statistics Database covering 215 countries and 46 political and geographic groupings; Company Analysis Tools - an interactive suite of four tools covering 400,000 companies; 300,000+ financial deals related to companies and industries tracked by MarketLine with updates added daily.

View the user guide here or view video tutorials here

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Nature Journals Online

Access to Nature: International Journal of Science online from 2011-present.  Nature is the world's leading multidisciplinary international science journal - publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology.

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Open Access Resources

A selection of Open Access journals, textbooks and search engines.

Oxford University Press Journals

Oxford University Press is a major international publisher of academic and research journals.  Oxford Journals publishes and develops titles in partnership with many prestigious learned societies. Its Online Collection consists of over 300 online journals from arts, social science, scientific, technical, medical, and professional and humanities disciplines.

Oxford University Press Scholarship Online

Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) is a vast and rapidly-expanding online library, providing easy access to thousands of books across the world-renowned scholarly list of Oxford University Press (OUP). Spanning subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.

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Pluralsight (previously Digital Tutors)

Pluralsight is the world's largest CG, VFX and digital art training resource with a lots of features to help you track your training. Contains video tutorials on Maya, XNA, Zbrush, Photoshop, Flash and and much more.  

Please note that access to this resource is restricted to selected staff and students in SDI.  Please see here for full details on how to access Pluralsight.

 

PsycARTICLES

PsycARTICLES is the database of full-text peer-reviewed articles published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and affiliated journals.  It contains more than 180,000 full-text articles from more than 100 journals, each employing a meticulous peer-review process.  Many journals have full-text dating from 1988 to present and some have holdings dating back to the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

This full-text database provides extensive coverage for a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioural sciences and related disciplines with particularly strong coverage in child and adolescent psychology and various areas of counselling.  It includes nearly 500 full-text journals (some articles for the past year may not be available for some titles)

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RSC Journals Archive (1841-2007)

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) has created a digital archive of all chemical science articles published by the RSC (and its forerunner societies) between 1841-2007.  Includes: Proceedings of the Chemical Society, Journal of the Royal Institute of Chemistry, Transactions of the Faraday Society.

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Sage Journals Online 

SAGE Publications publishes more than 850 journals in the social sciences, humanities, and life sciences. More than 300 are published on behalf of 245 learned societies and institutions. Access is from 1999-present.

Sage Knowledge eBooks

SAGE Knowledge hosts over 5000 eBook and eReference titles covering the social sciences - including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, and professional development titles.

Science Classic Archive 1880-1996  

Archive articles from Science, the journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

ScienceDirect – Journals and eBooks

ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters focusing on research in science, technology and medicine.  Includes access to over 2000 subscribed journals and over 7000 eBooks as well as Open Access content 

View ScienceDirect help pages here

Scopus

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature - it features smart tools to track, analyse and visualise scholarly research.

View the Scopus help page 

SPORTDiscus

SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of sports and sports medicine literature covering key areas of sports medicine and related fields. Content areas range from sports physiology and sports psychology to physical education and recreation.  SPORTDiscus covers many related sports medicine subjects, including nutrition, physical therapy, occupational health and therapy, exercise physiology, kinesiology and more.  Content includes more than 650 full-text journals.

SpringerLINK – Journals and eBooks

SpringerLINK provides access to millions of scientific documents from journals, eBooks, series, protocols and reference works.  Content includes access to over 2500 journals and over 120,000 books and reference works in all disciplines including: Life Sciences, Engineering, Biomedicine, Computer Science, Earth Science, Psychology, Social Sciences, Economics, Business and Management, and Law.  

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Taylor & Francis eBooks

Multi-disciplinary eBook collection suitable for all subject areas.  Taylor & Francis eBooks now includes all FORENSICnetBase titles.

Taylor & Francis Online Library - Journals

Science & Technology Collection provides access to over 500 journals in the areas of: Biological, Earth, Environmental & Food Science; Engineering, Computing & Technology; Mathematics & Statistics, Physics.

Social Science & Humanities Collection provides access to over 1400 journals in the areas of: Arts & Humanities; Business, Management & Econmics; Criminology & Law; Media, Cultural & Communication Studies; Mental Health & Social Care; Politics; Psychology; Sociology & related disciplines; Sport, Leisure & Tourism

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VLeBooks

Multi-disciplinary eBook collection suitable for all subject areas.

Access note: Select Shibboleth login option

 

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Web of Science

Web of Science (previously Web of Knowledge) is a leading research platform and provides a comprehensive database indexing all subject areas within the Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities from 1900 onwards.

Content includes the Web of Science Core Collection, Journal Citation Reports and Essential Science Indicators.

Web of Science platform introduction and training materials 

Clarivate Analytics Web of Science YouTube Training Channel

 

Westlaw UK - New site 

Legislation, case law (including EU legislation and case law) and legal journals.


*From Monday 5th August 2019 Westlaw will switch to the new platform and there will be no continued access to the old site*

**Please note: you will be required to register when you login for the first time.  By doing so you are agreeing to the Terms of Use.  You can view the Privacy Statement here**

Westlaw UK Getting Started

Westlaw UK Alerts

Westlaw UK Topics

Wiley Online Library - Journals and eBooks

Access to around 1600 multidisciplinary journals from 1997-present.  Subject areas include: Agriculture & Food Science; Business, Economics, Finance & Accounting; Computer Science & Information Technology; Environmental Sciences; Law & Criminology; Nursing & Healthcare; Psychology; Social & Behavioral Sciences.