Resource list

Alphabetical list of online resources: [A-C] [D-G] [H-L] [M-R] [S-Z]

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Full list of online resources.

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ABI/INFORM Global 1000 worldwide business periodicals including information on advertising, marketing,economics, human resources, finance, taxation and computers. The database includes information on over 60,000 companies.
ACM Digital Library A vast collection of citations and full text from ACM journal and newsletter articles and conference proceedings. Fully searchable with the facility to create an online bibliography in your own "binder" and sign up for table-of-contents alerts .
African American Newspapers 1827-1998 Enables users to search more than 270 African American newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries
African Newspapers 1800-1922 Provides more than 40 fully searchable African newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries. Featuring English- and foreign-language titles from Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe
America: History and Life Contains references and abstracts to articles published from 1964 onwards on the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.
American Chemical Society Journals and Magazines Contains full text of over 30 journal and magazine titles in the chemical and related sciences.
American Institute of Physics Journals  
Annual Reviews Provides analytic reviews in 34 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences.
Anthrosource A journal database developed by the American Anthropological Association. It provides access to current issues and complete back files of titles published by the AAA.
APA PsycArticles See PsycArticles.
Art Abstracts Covers all aspects of art, from visual to performing arts, and ranges from archaeology to television and video. Indexes journals from 1984 onwards.
Arts and Humanities Citation Index See ISI Web of Science, part of Web of Knowledge.
ArtStor Comprises contributions from outstanding museums, libraries, photo archives, scholars, artists and artists' estates and photographers.
ASM Journals The American Society for Microbiology's 11 journals cover the spectrum of microbiology, from molecular and cellular biology to biomedical research and technology
ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts An indexing and abstracting tool covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. ASSIA provides a comprehensive source of social science and health information for the practical and academic professional. Indexes articles from 650 key social science journals back to 1987..
Australian Education Index Index to journal articles in education. Included in a collection of Education Literature Datasets which contains journal articles and reports in education indexed by the British Education Index (BEI), the Australian Education Index and the US Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)

Contains information on public and private banks throughout the world.
Each bank report contains detailed consolidated and/or unconsolidated balance sheet and income statement. Data comes from Fitch Ratings and six other sources. Also provides company and country risk ratings and reports, ownership and security and price information.

BHI (British Humanities Index) Online An international abstracting and indexing tool for research in the humanities, BHI indexes over 320 internationally respected humanities journals and weekly magazines published in the UK and other English speaking countries, as well as quality newspapers published in the UK.
BIAB (British and Irish Archaeological Bibliography) An interactive gateway to archaeological research.
BioMed Central Free access to peer-reviewed biomedical research.
British Education Index Index to journal articles in education. Included in a collection of Education Literature Datasets which contains journal articles and reports in education indexed by the British Education Index (BEI), the Australian Education Index and the US Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC).
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.
British Periodicals I and II Provides access to the full text of hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth. Subject areas covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences.
Business Source Premier Full text of more than 8,800 business serials and detailed profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies. Full text goes back in some cases to 1965.
Cambridge Books Online Access to several collections from Cambridge University Press. Subjects included are Twentieth Century British History; Colonial American History; Early Republic and Antebellum History; American History1861-1900; History of Native American Peoples; American Theatre; British Theatre; European Theatre
Cambridge Histories Online Contains more than 250 volumes covering histories of the US and Britain, as well as more general areas covering economics, politics, religion, music, literary studies and language.
CEEOL (Central and Eastern European Online Library Provides access to full text articles from 327 humanities and social science journals and re-digitized documents pertaining to Central, Eastern and South-Eastern European topics.

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Daily Mail Archive Daily Mail Historical Archive 1896-2004 provides more than 100 years of the Daily Mail newspaper online.
Daily Mirror Archive Access to the entire archive of the Daily Mirror, from 1903 to the present day.
Dictionary of American Regional English Represents the full panoply of American regional vocabulary, from Adam’s housecat to Zydeco—has long been consulted by a wide range of scholars and lovers of language and regional nuanc
Dictionary of National Biography 50,000 biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond.
Digimap Ordnance Survey Data Collection Maps and map data of Great Britain from the Ordnance Survey Data Collection and from Historic Digimap. Registration required.
Duke University Press Journals Provides online access to twenty-nine Duke humanities and social science journals.
Early American Imprints (Evans Digital) Digitised collection of 17th and 18th century American books, pamphlets, broadsides and other imprints listed in the Charles Evans bibliography. Will be of interest to researchers of American history, literature, philosophy, religion and more.
Early American Newspapers 1690-1876 Hundreds of historic newspapers listed in Clarence Brigham's authoritative bibliography and in additional subsequent bibliographies.
Early American Newspapers 1801-1900 Provides access to 500,000 issues from more than 500 historical newspapers. Includes weeklies, dailies and historical significant newspapers. Key titles include the New York Herald, New York Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer, Baltimore Sun, South Carolina City Gazette, Dallas Morning News, Kansas City Start, San Jose Mercury News and others.
Early English Books Online (EEBO) Contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700.
Early European Books Online Provides access to a diverse array of printed sources from the fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Ebsco ebook collection

We have purchased a number of e-books across a variety of subject areas.


Indexes journal articles, books and papers in economics. Gives references to journals, books, dissertations and working papers from 1969 onwards.

Economist Digital Archive 1843-2006  Access to the Economist from the first issue in 1843 to 2006
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) Digital images of 150,000 books published during the 18th Century. Covers information in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts and science. Includes works by authors such as Henry Fielding, Edmund Burke, Alexander Pope, Thomas Paine, Benjamin Franklin and Jonathan Swift.
Eighteenth Century Journals Online

Eighteenth Century Journals I contains material from the Hope Collection at the Bodleian Library, Oxford, containing 95 rare journals printed between 1693 and 1799 and combining major publications with more ephemeral works to underline the broad variety of eighteenth century print journalism. The titles in Eighteenth Century Journals II were selected from the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center , which specialises in 17th and 18th century British newspapers and periodicals.

Eighteenth Century Official Parliamentary Publications

Contains a large collection of 18th Century British Parliamentary publications including parliaments proceedings, reports, acts, bills and registers that have been compiled from the collections of the University of Southampton, University of Cambridge and the British Library. See also: House of Commons Parliamentary Papers for the 19th and 20th Centuries

Electronic Enlightenment Electronic Enlightenment brings the past to life through its web of correspondence, based on critical editions of primary sources. Electronic Enlightenment lets the user eavesdrop on politicians and poets, physicians and philosophers, engineers and explorers, bankers and booksellers, clockmakers and colonists, scientists and musicians.
Emerald Journals Access to over 35,000 full text articles from Emerald's international management portfolio, complete with full text archives back to 1994. Subject coverage spans a spectrum of management disciplines including: strategy; leadership; library and information management; marketing and human resource management; plus a substantial number of engineering, applied science and technology titles.
ERIC Index to journal articles and reports in education with links to full text where available.
Ethnographic Video Online  Provides a large and comprehensive resource for the study of human culture and behaviour. Covers every region of the world and features hundreds of videos.
Fame  Provides detailed information on UK and Irish companies.
Film & Sound Online Downloadable films and videos including two series from the Anglia Television Library and documentary footage from the ETV Collection of Educational and Television Films Ltd. Select Login via Athens to access.
Global Health Global Health is a specialist international public health database for academics, researchers, public health practitioners, NGOs, policy makers, clinicians, healthcare professionals and students.
Guardian and Observer Historical Archive, 1821-2003 A searchable digital archive containing articles from the first issues in 1821 for the Guardian and 1791 for the Observer.

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HeinOnline Contains over a thousand full-text law journals many of which
are US titles. This resource also contains the English Reports
1220-1867; US law reports; US treaties and the US Supreme Court Library.
Historical Abstracts Index to articles, books and dissertations on history worldwide (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present.
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers for the 19th and 20th Centuries Access to all the 19th century parliamentary papers which have been digitised. Access also to all 20th century papers up to 1978. By the end of May 2007, all 20th century parliamentary papers will also have been digitised. See also: Eighteenth Century Official Parliamentary Publications
IBSS: International Bibliography of the Social Sciences The International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) is an essential online resource for social science and interdisciplinary research. IBSS includes over two million bibliographic references to journal articles and to books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951. It is unique in its broad coverage of international material and incorporates over 100 languages and countries. Over 2,800 journals are regularly indexed and some 7,000 books are included each year. Abstracts are provided for half of all current journal articles and full text availability is continually increasing.
IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL) Provides full-text access to all IEEE journals, transactions, and magazines; IEEE conference proceedings; IET journals and conference proceedings; and all current IEEE standards.
Illustrated London News 1842-2003

The full facsimile run of the world’s most iconic illustrated newspaper.
Includes over 260,000 pages, including specials and presentation pieces
Full colour imaging of every page
Search every word of the complete text
Browse individual issues, including specials and supplements.

Index To Theses of Great Britain and Ireland Covers theses accepted from 1716 onwards.
IngentaConnect Provides access to full text articles from leading publishers of scholarly and academic journals, some of which are available to members of University of Sussex.
John Johnson Collection Provides access to thousands of items selected from the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera, housed at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, offering unique insights into the changing nature of everyday life in Britain in the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
JSTOR Full text of hundreds of scholarly journals from the first issue.
Literature Online (LION) A fully-searchable library of more than 349,000 full-text works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, plus biographies, bibliographies and key criticism and reference resources including the MHRA's Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL).

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Mass Observation Online Provides online integrated access to c115,000 digital images of material from the Mass Observation Archive, with records produced between 1937 and 1949, with a few later additions from the 1950s and 1960s
MathSciNet MathSciNet is a comprehensive database from the American Mathematical Society covering the world's mathematical literature since 1940 and providing web access to the bibliographic data and reviews of mathematical research literature contained in the Mathematical Reviews Database.
Medline An important biomedical database. It is produced by the National Library of Medicine (USA) and covers the contents of over 3,000 medical, dental and nursing journals.
MIT CogNet Contains a searchable library of resources in the field of cognitive and brain sciences, including journals, books, reference works, online courses, and conference materials
MLA Use this database to find journal articles, books, dissertations, proceedings in the fields of Folklore, Language, Linguistics and Literature. Covers 1965-present day. Part of the OCLC FirstSearch database.
MyiLibrary We have purchased a number of e-books covering a range of subject areas, available from the MyiLibrary interface.
Nature Contains links to a number of journals published by the Nature Publishing Group.
Nineteenth Century British Library Newspapers Contains full runs of 48 influential national and regional newspapers representing different political and cultural segments of the 19th century British society.
Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals Online Covers the events, lives, values and themes that shaped the 19th century world. It is mainly based on the repositories of the British Library and the National Library of Scotland.
OCLC FirstSearch A collection of indexes to books and articles on all subject areas. Very current as updated daily.
OECD iLibrary OECD iLibrary contains all the publications and datasets released by OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development), International Energy Agency (IEA), Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and International Transport Forum (ITF) since 1998 - currently. Supercedes SourceOECD.

Orbis contains comprehensive information on both listed and unlisted companies worldwide. Use it to:
research individual companies
search for companies by profile
analyse companies.

Oxford Art Online Cross-searchable gateway enabling users to access and search Grove Art Online, the Oxford Companion to Western Art, the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms and the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography 50,000 biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond.
Oxford English Dictionary online The OED online is a complete version of the 20 volume 2nd edition. Draft material from the 3rd edition, which is currently being revised, is also available online.

Either search by word for the main dictionary entry or within the full text of the dictionary.

Oxford Music Online Cross-searchable gateway enabling users to access and search Grove Music Online, the Encyclopedia of Popular Music, the Oxford Companion to Music and the Oxford Dictionary of Music.
Oxford Reference Online Brings together over 100 language and subject reference works to form one cross- searchable resource.
Oxford Scholarly Editions Online Includes the complete text of more than 170 scholarly editions of material written between 1485 and 1660, including all of Shakespeare's plays and the poetry of John Donne.
Oxford Scholarship Online Economics and Finance E-books Collection A collection of electronic books published by OUP. Subjects include Behavioural Economics; Development, Growth and Environmental Econometrics; Economic History; Economic Systems; Financial Economics; History of Economic Thought; International Macro and Monetary Economics; Microeconomics; Public and Welfare and South and East Asia.
Oxford Scholarship Online History E-books Collection A collection of electronic books published by OUP. Subjects include American History from early to 20th Century; British Early Modern, Medieval and Modern History; Cultural History; Economic History; European Early Modern, Medieval and Modern History; History of Ideas; History of Science, Technology and Medicine; Military History and Social History.
Oxford Scholarship Online Linguistics E-books Collection A collection of electronic books published by OUP. Subjects include English Language; Historical Linguistics; Language Families; Phonetics/Phonology; Psycholinguistics/Neurolinguistics/Cognitive Linguistics; Semantics and Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics/Anthropological Linguistics; Syntax and Morphology and Theoretical Linguistics.
Oxford Scholarship Online Philosophy E-books Collection A collection of electronic books published by OUP. Covers all areas of contemporary philosophy. Subjects include: Aesthetics; Ancient Philosophy; Feminist Philosophy; General; History of Philosophy; Logic / Philosophy of Mathematics; Metaphysics / Epistemology; Moral Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science and Political Philosophy.
Oxford Scholarship Online Political Science E-books Collection A collection of electronic books published by OUP. Political Science fields include American politics, European Union, international relations, political economy and Russian politics. You can browse by title or search the collection.
Parliamentary Papers See House of Commons Parliamentary Papers
Periodicals Archive Online

An archive of hundreds of digitised journals published in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Provides researchers with access to more than 200 years of scholarship, spread across a wide variety of subject areas.

Philosopher's Index A bibliographic database covering scholarly research in philosophy and related fields published in journals and books since 1940. 550 journals from 40 countries have been indexed and some records will contain abstracts.
Picture Post Comprises the complete archive of the Picture Post from its first issue in 1938 to its last in 1957. 
Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975: Rock and Roll, Counterculture, Peace and Protest Contains colour digital images of archival material sourced from key libraries and organisations in Britain and America.
Project Muse Provides online access to over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from 60 scholarly publishers.
Proquest Dissertations and Theses  This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day and offering full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997.
PsycArticles Over 28,000 full-text articles from 56 peer reviewed Psychology journals from 1988 to the present, plus chapters from selected APA books.
PsycINFO Covers psychological literature from 1887-present, including journal articles, books, book chapters, technical reports and dissertations published in over 45 countries.
Punch Historical Archive Access to 150 years of Punch, the great satirical magazine
PubMed From the National Library of Medicine. Provides links to related articles for each article found. Full text available on screen in some cases. - See also Medline.
PYMCA Photographic Youth Music Culture Archive. A photographic library specialising in youth culture images and photographs.
Queen Victoria's Journals Access to diaries written by Queen Victoria with coverage from childhood days, through her accession to the throne, marriage to Prince Albert and her Golden and Diamond Jubilees.
RILM abstracts of music literature Covers scholarly articles from over 3,500 journals published worldwide, covering all aspects of music. Also includes music related books, bibliographies, dissertations, film & video. Coverage is from 1967 onwards.
Rock's Backpages Contains an archive of music journalism including video interviews with artists, reviews of concerts and albums and covering all genres of popular music from the 1950s to the present day, from Abba to Zappa. It includes articles from publications like Rolling Stone, MOJO, NME and Melody Maker, as well as major newspapers.
Royal Society Journals Access to seven journals, covering the biological and physical sciences, as well as the history and philosophy of science. Titles include: Biology Letters; Journal of the Royal Society Interface; Notes and Records; Philosophical Transactions A and Philosophical Transactions B; Proceedings A and Proceedings B.

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Sage Journals Online Provides access to a wide range of journals from Sage Publications.
ScienceDirect Provides access to many full text journals, mainly in the subject areas of science and technology, medicine, psychology, business, management, social sciences and some arts and humanities. Coverage is mostly from 1995, although some titles are available from volume 1.
Science (AAAS) Includes Science magazine, one of the leading scientific journals, Science Express, which provides early published articles and ScienceNOW, an online daily news service.
Science Citation Index See Web of Knowledge
Scopus Covers scientific, technical, medical and social science literature (14,000 titles). Full text links and abstracts back to 1966, a full 10-year reference backfile by 2005, and daily updates.
Shakespeare Collection Online An extensive collection of authoritative materials supporting literary, textual, historical and performance studies. Resources include the most recent Arden Shakespeare editions of the complete works, as well as editions and adaptations of Shakespeare's works, other works published during Shakespeare's time, full text journal articles, the Gordon Crosse Theatrical Diaries and reference.
SourceOECD Provides access to OECD statistical databases and periodicals. Being superceded by OECDiLibrary
SpringerLink Provides access to over 1600 Science, Technology and Medicine journals.
Springer Protocols Springer Protocols is an electronic database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the Life and Biomedical Sciences. Compiling protocols from Humana’s successful book series Methods in Molecular Biology, Methods in Molecular Medicine, Methods in Biotechnology, Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Neuromethods, as well as from a vast number of Laboratory Handbooks, such as The Biomethods Handbook, The Proteomics Handbook, and the Springer Laboratory Manuals, Springer Protocols offers researchers access to nearly thirty years worth of time tested, easily reproducible, step-by-step protocols for immediate use in their lab. Written by renowned experts in the field with an emphasis on both comprehensiveness and ease of use, each protocol is organized in an easily reproducible recipe style, and offering helpful tricks of the trade in an invaluable “notes” section, Springer Protocols is an invaluable resource for the modern research laboratory.
State Papers I-IV Online  Access to State Papers starting with the Tudors in 1509, up to the end of the reign of Queen Anne, finishing in 1714.
Statesmans Yearbook 1864-2004 The Statesman's Yearbook includes reliable information on every country in the world, covering key historical events, population...
Taylor and Francis Journals   
Taylor and Francis Media & Film Studies ebooks Collection A collection of 248 leading textbooks, reference works and research monographs on Media and Film studies.
Testaments to the Holocaust Provides a digitized, searchable full-text and image resource, provides the basis for studying Nazi Germany and its crimes from many perspectives. It builds a history of the period through people’s testimonies, family narratives and the documents of the activities of the Nazi regime. Complemented by appropriate secondary literature, this collection delivers outstanding opportunities to gain insights into a dark period of history.
Times Digital Archive, 1785 - 1985 Searchable, facsimile reproduction of the Times, 1785 - 1985.
Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive 1902-2007 The complete online fully-searchable edition of the TLS from the first edition in 1902 onwards. This is the essential companion for studying and researching literary activity and critical opinion makers of the 20th and 21st centuries. Since 1902, the TLS has scrutinized, applauded and dissected the work of leading writers and thinkers, offering comprehensive coverage of the most important publications, in every subject, in several languages, as well as reviewing current theatre, cinema, music, and exhibitions.
Twentieth Century American Newspapers Series 1

Includes the following titles:
The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana; 1923-1988)
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio; 1923-1991)
The Oregonian (Portland, Oregon; 1923-1987)

UK PubMed Central Based on the US PubMed Central, this online resource provides free access to biomedical and life sciences journal literature. All the journals are peer-reviewed and are available in full-text. UKPubMed Central is a fully searchable electronic archive and provides context-sensitive links to other biomedical and life science resources.
Vogue Archive The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day, constituting a treasure trove of the work from the greatest designers, photographers, stylists, and illustrators of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Vogue is a unique record of American and international popular culture that extends beyond fashion.
Web of Knowledge

Access to:

Web of Science (Wos). Indexes to journal articles, comprising:

Arts and Humanities Citation Index

Science Citation Index

Social Sciences Citation Index

Index to Scientific & Technical Proceedings

Journal citation reports. Details of Journal Impact Factors.

Increasingly links to the full text of articles where we have a subscription.

Wiley Online Library Access to over 500 journals covering Science, Technology and Medicine.
Women Writers Online Online full-text database of pre-Victorian women's writing in English, covering a period from 1400-1850. Produced by The Brown University Women Writers' Project.
ZETOC The British Library's Electronic Table of Contents database of over 15 million article titles derived from the 20,000 most important research journals in the world, dating back to 1993. Includes over 100,000 conference papers.)