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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



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.


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 (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature)

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

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

Credo - 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.




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

EBSCOhost is a multidisciplinary eBook collection available on the EBSCOhost platform.

Edinburgh University Press Journals

Edinburgh University Press - over 30 journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences from one of the leading University Presses in the UK.

Emerald Insight

Access books and journals via the Emerald Insight platform.  Content includes multiple current eJournal collections providing coverage in over 300 journals.  Collections include: Marketing; HR, Learning & Organizational Studies; Business, Management & Strategy; Tourism & Hospitality Management; Public Policy & Environmental Management; Accounting, Finance & Economics; Health & Social Care.  As well as backfile content to many Management titles.







Human Kinetics Library

The Human Kinetics Library offers an authoritative and comprehensive resource for people interested in fitness, exercise, coaching and sport. With cross-searchable ebooks and videos from the world’s leading physical activity educational publisher, this platform provides support to increase knowledge, enhance performance and improve health. With access to the following 4 key collections:

  • Human Kinetics Library Core Collection
  • Human Kinetics Physical and Health Education
  • Human Kinetics Health Care in Sport and Exercise
  • Human Kinetics Sport Skills 


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.



JSTOR Arts & Sciences IV 

JSTOR Arts & Sciences IV is an archival journal collection covering Law, Psychology, Business, Education and Public Policy.  Also includes noteworthy student-run law reviews, featuring more than a century of top legal scholarship accessible for research across other fields of study.  



Karger is a collection of around 100 health care, health sciences and medical science journals.


Lexis+ UK Platform

LexisLibrary has migrated to a new platform - Lexis Plus UK.

You can still find case law, legislation, legal journals and access to full-text of many UK newspapers on Lexis+ 

Note: Users who may have had saved searches, bookmarks or alerts set up in the previous version of LexisLibrary can migrate their preferences to the new platform by following these instructions:

Paste the following URL into a private/incognito browser window then hit return 

In the next screen, click the check box to accept the “Terms and Conditions” and select “Yes” to initiate the data migration.  You will then be redirected to the old version of LexisLibrary where you can login to your personal account.  Once your account migration has completed successfully, you will see a 'welcome to Lexis+ UK' screen.  Click 'continue to Lexis+' to access Lexis Plus.





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.


O'Reilly For HE Learning Platform

O’Reilly for Higher Education connects students, researchers, and staff to essential Business and Technology resources in a modern digital learning ecosystem.  Content includes access to more than 46,000 ebooks; 30,000 hours of video; learning paths; case studies and expert curated playlists.

Topic highlights: Business - including eCommerce, project management, stragegy and marketing.  Security - including digital forensics, malware, penetration testing/ethical hacking, and security certification.  Career Development.  Data - including machine learning and AI.  Software Development - including Game Development.  Programming Languages - including .NET, C, C++, Go, Java, Perl, Python, and lots more! 

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.



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

Psychology & Behavioural 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)


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.


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 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 – 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.  


Statista is a comprehensive statistics platform with access to over 1.5 million data sets and revenue forecasts from 2015 on over 400 industries.  Includes access to the Global Consumer Survey database.

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Taylor & Francis eBooks

T&F ebooks is a 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



VLE is a multi-disciplinary eBook collection suitable for all subject areas.


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

Westlaw provides access to legislation, case law (including EU legislation and case law) and legal journals.

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Wiley Online Library - Journals and eBooks

Wiley provides 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.

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