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ACM is the world's most comprehensive database of articles & conference proceedings covering computing and information technology.
The American Chemical Society is the leading publisher of peer-reviewed research journals in the chemical and related sciences
Brill Journals and eBooks. Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences.
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.
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.
Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature. The expanded version of the CINAHL Index, CINAHL Plus provides an even wider scope of nursing and allied health journals. Content includes: coverage dating back to 1937, indexing for nearly 5,500 journals, evidence-based care sheets and quick lessons.
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.
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COVID-19 Additional Resources
Some publishers have provided temporary additional access to their content during the global pandemic. You can view a list here. Many publishers have also made their research articles relating to COVID-19 freely available and have curated toolkits and resource centres. You can view a list of those here.
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.
Multidisciplinary eBooks available via the Dawsonera platform.
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.
Multidisciplinary eBook collection available on the EBSCOhost platform.
Over 30 journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences from one of the leading University Presses in the UK.
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 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
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
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.
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.
A selection of Open Access journals, textbooks and search engines.
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 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.
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 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.
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)
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.
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 hosts over 5000 eBook and eReference titles covering the social sciences - including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, and professional development titles.
Archive articles from Science, the journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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
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Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature - it features smart tools to track, analyse and visualise scholarly research.
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 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.
Multi-disciplinary eBook collection suitable for all subject areas. Taylor & Francis eBooks now includes all FORENSICnetBase titles.
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
Multi-disciplinary eBook collection suitable for all subject areas.
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.
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*
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.