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Access to these e-resources is restricted to the students and staff of Brunel University London for licensing and technical reasons. Some licence agreements may exclude access to databases and their contents from certain countries. It is your responsibility to comply with the terms and conditions of the relevant licence agreements - for more information see the copyright web page on databases.

A small number of e-resources require a unique username and password instead. These are given on the password page on our intranet. Please do not share your credentials with anyone as you may be held responsible for any infringements.

To help you locate certain types of resource these guides may be helpful: Data and Statistics; Market research; Newspapers; E-books.

Academic Search Complete

Contains full text articles from over 5,000 journals, covering many subjects, including anthropology, politics, political science, psychology, psychiatry, sociology and social work.

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ACM Digital Library

Provides access to articles and conference proceedings published by the Association for Computing Machinery. The collection is updated monthly. Brunel's institutional login is required for access.

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Alexander Street Press Collections

Alexander Street Press is a publisher of award-winning online collections and videos for scholarly research, teaching, and learning. We have access to several of ASP's collections including ethnography, music and women and social movements in the United States. You must use headphones when listening on PCs in the Library. These can be borrowed from the Help Desk.

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American Film Institute Catalog

AFI is a filmography database documenting 48,300 American films dating between 1893-1972.

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Annual Reviews

Annual Reviews publishes authoritative reviews in 40 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences with access to volumes until 2008, only. NB: The Library no longer subscribes to this database so there is no access to articles published since 2009.

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Arts on Film Archive

The Arts on Film Archive offers on-line access to a large range of films on art produced in the United Kingdom since the 1950s, and is a unique record of British and international post-war art, as well as of documentary film-making in the UK. In its first phase, the archive offers a complete database and an on-line video streaming of all 445 films made by the film department of Arts Council England between 1953 and 1998 and several films produced till 2003 by the dance Department of ACE (created by the School of Informatics, University of Westminster).

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ASCE Research Library

Includes access to all online ASCE Journals (32 journals - 1983 to present). All full-text papers are provided in PDF format, and these may be searched by selecting the "All Digital Journal Papers" option within the search utility.

ASME Digital Collection

The ASME Digital Collection is the repository of current and archival literature featuring: ASME's Transaction Journals from 2000 to the present and Conference Proceedings from 2002 to the present.

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BFI Inview

Provides access to 1,000 hours of non-fiction, moving image titles selected by the BFI National Archive. The images can be browsed according to broad political and economical themes. Log in via Brunel Sign In to obtain access to the film archive.

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BIOSIS Citation Index and BIOSIS Previews Backfiles 1969-2008

Life sciences and biomedical research covering pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more. JISC Collections has licensed the BIOSIS Previews Backfile 1969-2008 in perpetuity and this is now freely available to all UK universities. Thomson Reuters has given our users free access to BIOSIS Citation Index backfile too. For the avoidance of doubt, the Library does not subscribe to the current file from 2009 onwards, so you will not be able to access citations and previews published after 2008. Select BIOSIS Citation Index or BIOSIS Previews from the 'select a database' tab on Web of Knowledge to begin searching. This abstract only database is updated weekly. Use Article Linker (AL) to check for full text online sources.

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Bloomberg

Bloomberg provides access to a vast array of financial data along with economic and business news. It also provides information on countries, international organisations and prominent individuals. The database is relatively easy to use and if you do get stuck help is available online 24-7 via a unique interactive help chat window. Ten Bloomberg pcs are located in the Financial Resources Suite on Floor 1 of the Library. If you wish to use Bloomberg you need to book a terminal. For more information on getting started and using Bloomberg look under the Raw Data LibGuide for Bloomberg.

BMJ Journals Collection

A collection of 22 leading medical journals on specialist clinical areas, public health and evidence-based medicine published BMJ Publishing Group Ltd.

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Box of Broadcasts (BoB)

The University subscribes to Box of Broadcasts (BoB), a service which works alongside our ERA Licence and allows staff and students to record and access broadcasts, even after they have aired, under the licence terms. You will need to register and confirm your Brunel email address when you first access the new site. See Vimeo for details.

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British Education Index

Index of 350 British and selected European journals with more than 175,000 references to journal articles in the fields of education and training, from 1976 to date. This abstract only database is updated quarterly. Use Article Linker (AL) to check for full text online sources.
This database moved to EBSCOhost from ProQuest in August 2014 - if you have any alerts running at ProQuest you should be able to access these but you will need to set up the same alerts at EBSCOhost to ensure continuity.

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British Library Sounds

British Library Sounds is the new name for Archival Sound Recordings. 50,000 recordings and their associated documentation from the Library’s extensive collections of unique sound recordings which come from all over the world and cover the entire range of recorded sound: music, drama and literature, oral history, wildlife and environmental sounds. You must use headphones when listening/viewing on PCs in the Library. These can be borrowed from the Help Desk.

British National Formulary (BNF) / British National Formulary for Children (BNFC)

NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) provides free access to the British National Formulary (BNF) and British National Formulary for Children to all members of higher education institutions. NICE Evidence search, https://www.evidence.nhs.uk/, also provides access to BNF content. BNF is published jointly by BMJ Group and Pharmaceutical Press. For more details see: http://www.evidence.nhs.uk/formulary/bnf/current/publication-information.
(Please note that there is no access to BNF and BNFC on the Medicines Complete database but you may register for a free personal account via Medicines Complete as a non-commercial user - use your Brunel email address).


British Periodicals

British Periodicals traces the changing attitudes and assumptions of British Writers over a period of 250 years. It consists of 460 periodical runs published from the 1680s to the 1930s, hosted on the new ProQuest integrated platform (this has the option to search other databases, too).

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British Standards Online

Provides access to the full text of more than 50,000 British and adopted European and international standards. It is updated daily.

BURA

BURA (Brunel University Research Archive) aims to showcase the University's research outputs by making them freely available to the public via the Internet. No ID is required for access.


Business Source Premier

Contains full text articles from over 2,300 journals covering all business disciplines. Also provides access to market research reports country reports, industry reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses on the Business Searching Interface.

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Cambridge Core

Cambridge Journals Online provides full text access for over two hundred journals published by Cambridge University Press in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Also available: access to Cambridge Journals Digital Archive (bought by JISC Collections) comprising 171 journals.

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Cancer Handbook

A collection of over 100 specially commissioned peer reviewed chapters from Wiley Interscience.

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Carl Giles Digital Archive

The British Cartoon Archive is a library, archive and gallery dedicated to the history of British cartooning over the last two hundred years. Located at the University of Kent in Canterbury, it holds the national collection of cartoons of political and social comment published in British newspapers and magazines. The British Cartoon Archive Digitisation Project funded by JISC through its Digitisation Programme, has digitised the Carl Giles Archive, the single most important archive of British newspaper cartoons, and a key resource for British political and social history that has never before been open to the public. Thanks to this funding, staff, students and researchers at colleges and universities in the UK will be able to access and use the entire Giles Collection of 15,000 cartoon images, with some 5,000 pages of related paperwork, free of charge for educational purposes. You are encouraged to register your affiliation to Brunel University if you make use of this resource during your studies. See the terms and conditions for the recommended citation style.

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Child Development & Adolescent Studies

Produced by NISC, Child Development & Adolescent Studies provides references to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children up to the age of 21. It contains abstracts and book reviews from hundreds of journals and a bibliography of thousands of technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations covering biomedical and social sciences worldwide.

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CINAHL Plus

The expanded version of the CINAHL index, CINAHL Plus provides an even wider scope of nursing and allied health journals, as well as a higher number of records, full-text and cited references. Content includes additional allied health literature and biomedical resources and records date back to 1937. In addition, CINAHL Plus provides Evidence-Based Care Sheets and Quick Lessons which provide concise overviews of diseases and conditions and outline treatment options. Use Article Linker (AL) to check for full text online sources if none is available in CINAHL Plus.

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Cochrane Library

Full text database of systematic reviews. Also hosts NHS Economic Evaluation Database (EED) which was produced by the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) at the University of York, UK. until April 2015. EED assists decision-makers by systematically identifying economic evaluations from around the world, appraising their quality, and highlighting their relative strengths and weaknesses. No ID is required for access.

Construction Information Service (CIS)

CIS provides up-to-date construction information and legislation from more than 150 national organisations, including BSI - The British Standards Institution (NB: full text access is on BSOL not CIS), BRE, BSRIA, CIOB - The Chartered Institute of Building, CIBSE, CIRIA and The Institution of Structural Engineers (either full text or abstract access). CIS also provides access to limited versions of Engineer-it, Specify-it and SCI Blue Book (requires Internet Explorer).

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Datastream

Datastream provides access to company, economic and financial data from around the world, over many years. It is available on two bookable PCs in the data rooms on the ground floor of the Library; if you wish to use Datastream then you must first book a room. No off campus access is available for this database. Datastream is a complex database and all users will require an introductory training session before using it. If you require access to this database and training has not been arranged through your school, please contact your Subject Librarian.

Dawsonera

There are over 1,000 ebook titles in the Dawsonera collection covering a wide range of subjects. They can be read online or downloaded for a short loan. Many of them are titles that have been included on reading lists. We recommend that you check if Adobe Reader is set to open content inside the browser so that you can read online. See the Dawsonera help page and LibAnswers for guidance if the ebook does not open correctly. Please note that Dawsonera uses digital rights management (DRM) software: you are advised to ensure you are using at least version 4.0.1 of Adobe Digital Editions when you read an e-book on your computer or portable device..

Drama Online

Drama Online provides access to over 650 full-text plays by both new writers as well as established names in playwriting history. Search by playwright, genre or time period. Additional tools include ‘Character Grids’ showing which characters appear in what scenes and which lines they speak. This newly launched site contains primary and secondary content. The collection features the pre-eminent theatre lists of Methuen Drama, the Arden Shakespeare and Faber and Faber as well as production photos from the Victoria and Albert Museum and will be continually updated.

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e-Duke Scholarly Books Collection

Access to over 1,400 scholarly e-books published by Duke University Press in the humanities and social sciences.

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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.

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Early European Books

Early European Books traces the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to the close of the seventeenth century, offering full-colour, high-resolution facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access printed sources.

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EBSCOhost eBook Collection

EBSCO offers high-quality eBook and audiobook titles from leading academic publishers.

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EBSCOhost EJS

Ebscohost EJS contains the electronic versions of over 300 journals subscribed to by Brunel Library; from around 1997 onwards. This database covers many disciplines.

Education Abstracts

Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 680 periodicals and yearbooks, dating as far back as 1983. Books on education published after 1995 are also indexed. Subject coverage includes adult education, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods and more.

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Educational Administration Abstracts

Provides access to bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.

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Elsevier Ebooks

Over 300 selected titles from four of Elsevier's ebook collections (engineering, mathematics, environmental science and materials science) are available via ScienceDirect.

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Emerald Ebooks

Emerald e-Book series offer a breadth of relevant, quality content featuring high impact, topical research in the areas of, Business, Management, Economics and Social Sciences. These comprehensive collections provide access to more than a 1000 volumes across 130 series titles.

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Emerald Ejournals

Articles from several prestigious management journals, full text from 1994. Covers major management disciplines including marketing and human resource management and also includes engineering topics. Please note that the subscription only covers a subset of 111 of Emerald Insight's ejournals.

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Encyclopedia of Quantitative Risk Analysis and Assessment

A collection of over 300 specially commissioned peer reviewed chapters from Wiley Interscience.

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ERIC

Education Resources Information Center provides access to over 1.4 million bibliographic records with abstracts focused on US education, from 1966 to date. This abstract only database is updated monthly. Use Article Linker (AL) to check for full text online sources.

This database moved to EBSCOhost from ProQuest in August 2014 - if you have any alerts running at ProQuest you should be able to access these but you will need to set up the same alerts at EBSCOhost to ensure continuity.

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ESDU

ESDU provides validated, up-to-date engineering data for the aerospace, structural, process and mechanical engineering disciplines. If you are off campus and experience any difficulty connecting to ESDU you may need to download and connect via the AnyConnect VPN client to access ESDU.

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Ethnographic Video Online

A comprehensive collection of more than 1,000 films, complete with transcripts, studying human culture and behaviour throughout the world. It features the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century.

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EThOS

Electronic Theses Online Service: Access to records of over 250K doctoral theses from UK Higher Education institutions, with full text availability for an increasing number.

European Views of the Americas – 1493-1750

This index of over 32,000 records covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples. It is offered free via the EBSCOhost platform. Published in co-operation with the John Carter Brown Library, it is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750 from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750.

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FAME

Company and financial data on medium and large UK and Irish businesses. Bankscope, FAME and Osiris all have a similar interface, so once you have familiarised yourself with one, you should be able to use the others.

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Family Law Online

Family Law Online provides access to law reports, commentary, legal and administrative changes published by Jordan Publishing. This content will transfer to Lexis Library during late 2016 or early 2017.

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Film Index International

Provides information on approximately 100,000 films and references to articles about films.

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Financial Times

Note: first time users should follow this special FT registration link - use your Brunel University email address to create a unique username and password. The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading business news and information organisations. FT.com is an essential source of breaking news, comment, data analysis and research tools. It supports a range of disciplines from accounting and international relations to economics and management. The new ePaper archive goes back to 28 November, 2005.

Alternative access is available, below, on Nexis, on a delayed basis (ie: 30 days out of date). The Library also has print copies for the most recent 6 months on the ground floor near the Help Desk.

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Fitch Connect

Fitch Connect is an innovative, robust and comprehensive credit analytics platform that provides access to Fitch ratings, research, financial data and analytics. You will need to "Request a trial" and register your Brunel email address to gain access.


Global Market Navigator (GMN)

Mintel Market Sizes is the new name for Global Market Navigator or GMN (formerly called Snapshots) provides market data for 22 consumer industries across 54 countries. Search by country and industry or market to produce a customised report. MMS contains the data previously available in GMN / Snapshots, including international reports, too.

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GreenFILE

GreenFILE offers information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. It includes a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.

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Hein Online

Online law journal library, covering mainly US, but also international and some UK journals. Also access to the Federal Register Library, the Treaties and Agreements Library and the Supreme Court Library.

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Historical Abstracts with Full Text

Historical Abstracts with Full Text is a complete reference guide to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada).

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ICLR Online

Search the archive of case law from the official Law Reports series on ICLR Online (Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England & Wales). Coverage of the Law Reports series includes case law from the first, second and third series of the Law Reports and typically includes Appeal Cases, Chancery, Probate, Family, Queens / King’s Bench. Access starts at 1865 and is updated daily. Other series covered by this database include: Weekly Law Reports, Business Law Reports and Industrial Cases Reports.

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IEEE/IET Electronic Library

Provides access to all IEEE and IET transactions, journals, magazines and conference proceedings published since 1988, plus IEEE standards. The database and journal collection are updated weekly. IEEE Xplore also includes access to more than 600 e-books published by Wiley-IEEE and more than 450 e-books published in the MIT Press eBooks Library - Computing and Engineering Collection. If you are unable to open IEEE Xplore with the link above, try clicking the IEEE Xplore Digital Library logo to access Xplore or, failing that, try the alternative link below or try the IEEE Xplore mirror site.

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IET Digital Library

Access to 76 e-books on the IET Digital Library. The Library has purchased three collections of e-books: Professional Applications of Computing; Power and Energy; and Renewable Energy.

Please note, for access to IET e-journals, use the IEEE/IET Electronic Library hosted on IEEE/IET Electronic Library (see above). Note also that IET.tv is not included in our subscription to IET Digital Library e-books.

Independent Radio News (IRN) Audio Archive

The London Broadcasting Company / Independent Radio News audio archive consists of thousands of reel-to-reel tapes in a collection that runs from 1973 to 1996. This digitised collection focuses on the most noteworthy content – thousands of hours of recordings relating to news and current affairs. Hosted at the BUFVC Archives (in collaboration with Bournemouth University’s Centre for Broadcasting History). To access the database, look under: Television and Radio - Independent Radio.

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Information Science Reference

Access to 42 electronic reference books from IGI Global (formally IDEA), including Handbooks of Research and Encyclopedias. Topics covered include information security and ethics, knowledge management, e-business, web technologies, and HCI.

InfoSci Journals

Provides access to all Information Science journals published between 2008 and 2013 from IGI Global (formally IDEA). These peer-reviewed journals focused on cutting-edge, specialised topics in advanced technology research as well as the organisational, managerial, behavioural, and social implications of technology. (NB: no access is available to content from 2014 onwards or prior to 2008).

Ingenta Journals

Provides access to electronic journals from several publishers and many disciplines. Full text is available for the journals the library subscribes to. The collection is updated daily.

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Institute of Physics (IOP Science)

Provides access to the full text of 32 IoP journals, from 1874 to date. Also includes the IoP historical archive, giving access to the full text of all IoP journals from 1874-1996.

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Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Proceedings

Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) proceedings published between 2001 to date. Also inlcuded is the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) archive which contains every peer-reviewed technical paper published between 1836 and 2001.

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Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) Journals Collection

Provides access to the full text of 18 IMechE journals. Also includes the IMechE archive, giving access to the full text of all IMechE journals from 1847 to date now published by SAGE (the alternative link takes you to the homepage of SAGE Online).

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International Index to Film Periodicals (FIAF)

FIAF is a bibliographical resource offering access to hundreds of academic and popular film journals from around the world. It contains over 400,000 article citations from more than 330 periodicals.

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Investor-State LawGuide

Investor-State LawGuide (ISLG)™ contains investment treaty law and provides access to treaties, arbitral rules, cases and other key materials.

John Johnson Collection

This collection is the product of a partnership between the Bodleian Library and ProQuest to conserve, catalogue and digitise over 65,000 documents printed between 1508–1939, drawn from the Bodleian’s John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera. It depicts various aspects of everyday life in Britain in the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. The project was funded by the JISC and is available free of charge to colleges and universities in the UK.

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Journal Citation Reports

Journal Citation Reports, including Impact Factors. Updated annually, in July. You may log on anonymously, via the link above, or via your Researcher ID or Web of Science username and password. The old JCR site on Web of Knowledge will be discontinued.

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JSTOR

Archive collections of full text electronic journals from 1880 onwards, always from volume 1, issue 1, and including previous and related titles. The most recently published issues (past 3-5 years) are not available in these collections (unless we hold a current subscription too). The Library subscribes only to the Arts & Sciences I to IX collections, inclusive, and to the Health & General Sciences collection, as well as to 19th Century British Pamphlets, a collection created by RLUK (Research Libraries UK) and to the Ireland collection (research materials relating to Ireland, spanning the 18th century to present, provided under the JISC Digitisation Programme). If you have any problem connecting to JSTOR off campus, please use the alternative link below in combination with the AnyConnect VPN Universal service package from the Connect portal.

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Kluwer Law Library

Kluwer Law Library provides includes 23 electronic journals with online access from the current year and the previous 4 years. The collection contains material from various jurisdictions, including international arbitration.

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Lecture Notes in Computer Science

Full text of all electronically available volumes. All volumes from vol. 1 (1973) onwards. For a short while you may need to access the archves on "old SpringerLink" from the new Springer Link via the link under the Brunel logo.

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Lecture Notes in Mathematics

Full text of all electronically available volumes. All volumes from v. 1 (1964) onwards. For a short while you may need to access the archves on "old SpringerLink" from the new Springer Link via the link under the Brunel logo.

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Lexis Library

Full text access to UK and EU cases, legislation and journals

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

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Literature Online

Provides over 4200 authoritative profiles of authors, works and literary and historical topics. Lists more than 20,000 works by date, country and genre.

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MathSciNet

Reviews of articles from around 1,700 journals covering mathematics, from 1940 to date. The database is updated daily.

Media lawyer

This bi-monthly legal journal provides a round-up of key media law events and developments. It is essential reading for media lawyers, editors, reporters and journalism trainers to help them keep abreast of the latest changes to media law in the UK. The publication reports on libel settlements affecting the media and also provides a forum for the discussion of media law matters. To access this e-resource you will require a unique username and password – please do not share them with anyone. These are given on the password page on our intranet (NB: off campus users will need to sign in with your Brunel University Network username and password to view this page).

Medline

Indexes sources in medical research including biomedical and physical sciences, North American bias, from 1948 to date. The database is updated weekly.

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Migration to New Worlds

Focused on migration to the New World and Australasia during the ‘century of immigration’, this captivating, multi-archive collection provides a wide-ranging and in depth look at the emigration of peoples from Great Britain, mainland Europe and Asia during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Mintel Academic

Mintel Academic provides access to market research reports and data on lifestyle trends including eating and drinking habits, clothing and footwear.

Mintel Market Sizes

Mintel Market Sizes (formerly called Global Market Navigator, GMN or Snapshots) provides market data for 22 consumer industries across 54 countries. Search by country and industry or market to produce a customised report. MMS contains the data previously available in GMN / Snapshots, including international reports, too.

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Music Periodicals Database (IIMP)

Music Periodicals Database (previous title: Index to International Music Periodicals or IIMP) is a bibliographical resource on the ProQuest platform (this has the option to search other databases too). It includes content from over 20 countries, plus full text for more than 140 of the indexed journals from 1874 to date. The database currently includes over 770,000 records, the majority from the most recent ten years of publication.

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MyiLibrary

There are about 5,000 titles in the MyiLibrary collection covering a wide range of subjects. They can be read online, Many of them are titles that have been included on reading lists. We recommend you check that Adobe Reader is set to open content inside the browser so that you can read online. See the MyiLibrary help page and LibAnswers for guidance if the ebook does not open correctly. Please note that MyiLibrary uses digital rights management (DRM) software: you are advised to ensure you are using at least version 4.0.1 of Adobe Digital Editions when you read an e-book on your computer or mobile device.

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National Bureau for Economic Research (NBER)

Working papers published by the National Bureau for Economic Research. Coverage goes back to 1973. Some US based data (eg main economic indicators) is also available.

Nature Publishing Group Journals

Provides current access to 19 Nature branded journals and Oncogene, covering subjects across the life, physical and applied sciences and, most recently, clinical medicine. Content encompasses daily news, expert opinion, practical methodology, and high impact research and reviews. Also includes access to Nature Archives between 1987 and 1996.

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Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library is a listening service of over 140,000 classical tracks You must use headphones when listening on Library PCs - please ask at the Issue Desk if you need to borrow a pair.

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NCBI Bookshelf

Collection of e-Books available for free via the National Center for Biotechnology Information. No ID is required for access.

Newspapers

Full text access to UK local and national newspapers via Nexis.

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Nexis

Full text access to regional, national and international newspapers, business trade journals, company reports and country reports, including Company Dossier. Please note that Company Dossier only works through the link above and not through the alternative e-Library link below.

This database was previously called LexisNexis Business & News.

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Nineteenth Century British Pamphlets

Over 26,000 digitised 19th century pamphlets held in UK research libraries archived on JSTOR by JISC. The collections focus on the political, economic and social issues that fuelled the great Parliamentary debates and controversies of the 19th century.

Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals

Provides access to nearly 600 titles published between 1800-1900. The collection will be of interest to historians and students of nineteenth-century literature and culture, empire, feminism, the history of the book, the creative and performing arts, sport and leisure, science and medicine, the professions, and all aspects of nineteenth-century life.

OECD Health Data

Offers comparable statistics on health and health care systems for 30 OECD countries, with some time series going back to 1960

OHE Health Statistics and Information (OHESI)

Previously published as OHE Compendium of Health Statistics, OHESI offers historical data spanning up to 50 years primarily for the UK, but including some international comparisons, plus The OHE Guide. No password is required to access these data.

Osiris

Financial data on international companies, banks and insurance providers. Bankscope, FAME and Osiris all have a similar interface, so once you have familiarised yourself with one, you should be able to use the others.

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Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is an etymological dictionary which is widely acknowledged as the most comprehensive record of the English language, tracing the evolution and use of more than 600,000 words through 3 million quotations. OED Online gives access to latest text of the full Oxford English Dictionary, the Historical Thesaurus of the OED and enable users new ways to explore the English language:

Search for new words by year, decade, or any date range. Set language in context: search by place, language type, and date to discover the impact of world events. OED Online is revised and updated at regular intervals and covers British, American, and other varieties of English, and all types of use, from formal to slang.

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Oxford Handbooks Online

Oxford Handbooks Online includes access to three collections containing in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field. Each handbook offers thorough introductions to topics and a critical survey of the current state of scholarship. The three collections are:

Other subject collections are not included.

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Oxford Journals

The Oxford Journals collection includes some of the world's most highly cited and prestigious Oxford University Press journals, in a broad range of subject disciplines.

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Oxford Music Online

Oxford Music Online includes the full text of Grove Music Online, together with the Oxford Dictionary of Music and the Oxford Companion to Music.

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Oxford Reference Online

Full text of over 200 dictionaries and reference works published by Oxford University Press.

Please note that the text of the full and definitive Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is not available via Oxford Reference Online. See the entry above to access the latest edition of OED.

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Passport

This database is published by Euromonitor. It is a global market information database and analysis tool containing comprehensive data and reports across all industries, countries and consumers. For an online tutorial, see: http://go.euromonitor.com/Passport-Tutorial.html. You must register your Brunel email address and sign in with your Brunel institutional log-in (via the UK Access Management Federation) to use this database.

Performing Arts Periodicals Database (IIPA)

Performing Arts Periodicals Database (previous title: International Index of Performing Arts or IIPA) is a bibliographical resource offering access to international periodicals on the ProQuest platform (this has the option to search other databases too). It includes the full text for more than 100 of the indexed journals from around the world. It currently includes half a million records, the majority from the ten most recent years of each journal.

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Periodicals Archive Online: JISC Collections Selection

Online access to over 288,000 articles from a subset of 80 full text journal backfiles published between 1891 and 2000. This collection was Purchased by JISC Collections and is available free of charge to UK Higher Education institutions.

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Project Euclid Prime

Euclid Prime is a growing aggregation of well-cited, peer-reviewed journals in mathematics and statistics, only available to institutions.

Project MUSE

Project MUSE Humanities Collection provides full-text online access to 164 humanities, arts, and social science journals from 60 scholarly publishers as well as links to Project MUSE content from databases such as America: History and life, Historical abstracts and JSTOR.

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ProQuest

ProQuest's new platform provides online access to seven ProQuest databases including full-text sources like ABI/Inform and British Periodicals; some indexes such as DAAI, IBSS, IIMP and IIPA which either contain abstracts only or limited full-text sources; and a database listing calls for conference papers, COS PapersInvited. This database searches all these sources simultaneously, or you can change your selection.

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PsycArticles

PsycArticles is a database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association.

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PsycInfo

Psychology and related topics; abstracts of articles from over 1400 journals, dissertations and books, from 1872 to date. Over 50,000 references are added annually. Popular literature is excluded. This abstract only database is updated monthly. Use Article Linker to check for full text online sources.

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PubMed Central

US National Library of Medicine's digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature. The link above enables access to Brunel's full-text subscriptions via PubMed Linkout, a service that allows you to link directly from PubMed and other NCBI databases to a wide range of information and services beyond (for more details see http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/projects/linkout/).

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Queen Victoria’s Journals

This unique resource was developed in partnership by the Bodleian Libraries, the Royal Archives and ProQuest is now openly available. It contains all the personal journals of Queen Victoria (141 volumes and over 43,000 pages, currently for the period up to 1840 with further releases planned throughout this Diamond Jubilee year). The journals previously were only accessible by appointment at the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle. In addition to autograph diaries begun by the youthful Princess Victoria, there are edited versions from her later years, redacted and transcribed by the Queen’s daughter, Princess Beatrice. The site includes an interactive timeline, selections from Queen Victoria’s sketchbooks, and essays about aspects of Queen Victoria’s life, authored by Sir Roy Strong, Laurence Goldman and Peter Ward-Jones.

Regional Business News

Provides full text coverage to regional business news press, predominately covering the United States (New York Times, Washington Post, etc.), but also including some sources from the rest of the world such as the Daily Mail, Evening Standard, Le Monde, and Mail on Sunday.

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ReportLinker Academic

ReportLinker Academic finds all industry reports, company profiles and market statistics published by Public Organizations. On a single search page interface, ReportLinker provides full access to more than 1 million reports, published by 200,000 public trusted sources:

  • Governments
  • Embassies
  • Investment promotion agencies
  • National statistics agencies
  • Trade unions...

This database is only accessible from within the Library - there is no access outside the building.

Reports from Business Source Premier

The Enhanced Business Searching Interface in this EBSCOhost database allows you to browse:

SAE Journals and Technical Papers

Provides access to more than 5,900 journal articles and 77,000 technical papers published by the Society of Automotive Engineers. Journal articles are available from 1998 onwards and technical papers from 1990 onwards on the new SAE MOBILUS database (SAE Digital Library is being phased out). The new database references thousands of papers covering the latest advances and research in all areas of mobility engineering including ground vehicle, aerospace, off-highway, and manufacturing technology.

Use the Non-Subscribed tab to search for abstracts of papers published by external institutions or for SAE articles published prior to our subscribed years. If such a paper is not available in print format on the Library catalogue then it may be purchased from the Inter-Library Loan Service. See also the SAE MOBILUS guide to learn more.

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Safari

Full text of 50 books within the information technology and computing subject area from the major IT publishing houses.

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SAGE Journals

Access to over 220 e-journals published in collections by Sage, with up to 59 years of backfiles where available. Access to more than 500 other e-journals from 1999 onwards for the titles not included in the collections. A multidisciplinary database, with particular emphasis on the social sciences.

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SAGE Knowledge: Business and Management Collection

SAGE Knowledge is a social science e-book platform where you will find a range of SAGE e-book and e-reference content. Access is provided only to the business and management collection (384 e-books - please note that some recently published titles are not included and have been filtered out by default).

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SAGE Research Methods

SAGE Research Methods is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. It provides access to over 175,000 pages of SAGE’s book, journal and reference content with advanced search and discovery tools. Since SAGE Research Methods focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across the social sciences, health sciences, and beyond. For guidance see SAGE's LibGuide and tutorials.

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ScienceDirect

Provides access to the Elsevier digital library, covering over 1800 publications. Most are available in full text after 1995. The collection is updated daily.

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Scopus

Scopus is the largest ever bibliographic database and indexes over 20,000 titles from science, technology, medicine and the social sciences. This abstract only database is updated daily. Use Article Linker (AL - link to full text) to check for full text online sources.

If you use Internet Explorer on campus and you see an alert about Scopus no longer supporting IE8, try the following link instead: https://www.scopus.com/home.url.

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Screen Studies Collection

Screen Studies Collection (formerly known as Film Indexes Online) is the result of partnerships with the British Film Institute (BFI) and the American Film Institute (AFI). It provides information on over 100,000 films and references to articles about films, combining three key online resources for research in film: AFI Catalog, FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals, and Film Index International.

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Shakespeare

An international database of Shakespeare on film, television and radio hosted by the British Universities Film & Video Council. It holds over 6,500 records dating from the 1890s to the present day.

SocINDEX with Full Text

This EBSCOhost research database provides access to full text content and abstracts from a comprehensive range of sociology journals, books, conferences and monographs.

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SPORTDiscus with Full Text

Sport and sporting injuries abstracts, from 1949 to date, also providing full text to more than 400 journals listed in the index.

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Springer Link

Full text of more than 1250 journals published by Springer-Verlag. Access includes most of the Springer Journal Archives up to 1996, and many current titles but, please note, more than 600 titles are excluded from our Springer journals package - these are indicated by a padlock symbol. Springer Link also provides access to Lecture Notes in Computer Science, and Lecture Notes in Mathematics; and Springer Protocols (up to 2012 only, see description below) but not to any other e-book series (although we do hold some Springer books in the Library and some e-books on MyiLibrary and Dawsonera - these may be found on the Library catalogue).

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Springer Protocols

Springer Protocols contains more than 28,000 protocols, derived from primary content from 6 book series: mostly from Methods in Molecular Biology (907 volumes), and also from Methods in Biotechnology (24 volumes), Methods in Molecular Medicine (140 volumes), Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology (11 volumes), Neuromethods (70 volumes), 8 Springer Protocols Handbooks titles and 21 additional books not in a series.

Used primarily in the life sciences, these protocols provide written procedural methods in the design and implementation of experiments including aspects such as safety, bias, procedures, equipment, statistical methods, reporting, and troubleshooting standards. Each protocol is templated into four sections—Introduction, Materials, Methods, Notes.

JISC Collections has licensed Springer Protocols and this is now freely available to all UK universities until December 2017 -- this archive includes content published between 1980 until 2012

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Taylor & Francis Journals

Access to the full text articles of over 1200 journals published by Taylor & Francis. Please note: a selection of ebook titles are accessible on other platforms - please use Library Search to search for them. If you do not find the title you require use the Inter Library Loans service or contact your Subject Liaison Librarian for advice.

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Teacher Reference Center

This index of over 280 titles from popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books is offered free via the EBSCOhost platform. This database provides coverage on key education topics such as assessment, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, instructional media, language arts, literacy standards, science & mathematics, and more.

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Teacher’s TV

UK-based Teachers TV has been producing instructional videos showing actual classroom footage since 2008. The content is used by educators - and those learning to be educators - worldwide. Alexander Street Press has licensed this material and is pleased to make it available free to all libraries in the U.K. No password is required to access this resource.

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Television and Radio Index for Learning and Teaching (TRILT)

Provides access to Television and Radio Index for Learning and Teaching, hosted by the BUFVC. Listings for more than 475 TV and radio channels with data from 1995 onwards Custom auto-alert emails for forthcoming programmes up to 10 days in advance. To access the database, look under: Television and Radio - TRILT - Broadcast Listings.

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Thomson ONE (also known as T1.com)

Provides access to global market data and news. Includes company accounts, shareholder information, IPO data and information on Mergers and Acquisitions. Data is provided by leading financial sources including Thomson Financial, Compustat and Worldscope.

To access this e-resource you must use Internet Explorer. You will require one of the unique usernames and passwords given on the password page on our intranet. Please do not share these credentials with anyone. If you cannot access the intranet use this alternative link and use your own Brunel University network username and password instead.

To install the Thomson Reuters Spreadsheet Link Excel add-in on your own laptop or personal computer, log in and see Tools and Tips menu > Download Centre > Thomson Reuters Spreadsheet Link for the installation program and download guide. Please note, due to security restrictions, you will not be able to install the excel add-in on a networked computer on campus yourself (it will be deleted automatically leading a corrupt link next time you try to use it), so we have installed it on the computers in the Library Teaching Rooms 2 (BANN 230 on floor 2) and 4 (BANN 317b on floor 3) in the Library. You will need to use one of the ten unique username and passwords given on the IntraBrunel password page to sign in using the Excel add-in - use its Options button.

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Thomson Reuters Eikon

Thomson Reuters Eikon replaces Reuters 3000 Xtra. It provides access to both real time and historical financial and company data. Includes graphs, quote lists and news. Thomson Reuters Eikon is only available on four computers in the Library - just make a booking through LibCal - Eikon bookings and you will be sent details on the location and how to log in. No off campus access is available. You may also wish to book Thomson Reuters Eikon training on demand.

TV Times Index (TVTiP)

TVTiP is a fully searchable database of the programmes listed in television listings magazine TVTimes from September 1955 to March 1985. The BUFVC manages this databases on behalf of Bournemouth University. To access the database, look under: Television and Radio - TV Times Index.

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Twentieth-Century Drama

Twentieth-Century Drama contains over 1,900 published plays from throughout the English-speaking world, covering the history of modern drama from the 1890s to the present day. The final version will contain 2,500 plays.

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U.K. Parliamentary Papers

JISC Collections has licensed the U.K. Parliamentary Papers in perpetuity and this is now freely available to all UK universities. The collection contains bibliographic records and searchable full text for House of Commons papers and Hansard reports printed between 1701-2003.

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UK Data Service (incorporating ESDS)

The UK Data Service is a comprehensive resource funded by the ESRC to support researchers, teachers and policymakers who depend on high-quality social and economic data. Here you will find a single point of access to a wide range of secondary data including large-scale government surveys, international macrodata, business microdata, qualitative studies and census data from 1971 to 2011.

You will need to register your Brunel email address before you can log in - World Bank datasets do not require registration as these are available on open access.

Please note IE10 is not compatible with the UK Data Service. On campus you may use Firefox 24 ESR which can be found Start > All Programs > Central Software > Browsers.

Vogue Archive

The full contents of Vogue magazine (US edition) in full color page image, from the first issue in 1892 to the present, with monthly updates for new issues. The Vogue Archive preserves the work of the world's greatest fashion designers, stylists and photographers and is a unique record of American and international fashion, culture and society from the dawn of the modern era to the present day.

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Web of Science

Web of Science Core Collection indexes journals and conference proceedings in the arts and humanities, social science and science and technology, providing abstracts to the majority of peer-reviewed articles, from 1970 to date, hosted on the Web of Science platform. This abstract only database is updated weekly. Also includes BIOSIS Citation Index (up to 2008), Medline and SciELO Citation Index. Use Article Linker (AL) to check for full text online sources.

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Westlaw International Materials

Westlaw International is a global legal research library covering legal, news and business information. It covers case law, legislation, law reviews, treaties and directories drawn from Thomson Reuters businesses, including Sweet & Maxwell, Ellis Publications, Carswell and Westlaw.

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Westlaw UK

Database includes: full text UK, EU and US case law and legislation, including Annotated Statutes; English Reports; and some full text legal journals. An alternative link is available via the UK Federation below.

Westlaw UK also links to Westlaw International Materials (look under the Services drop-down menu, top right.

The collection is updated daily. NB: If you want to download an article via email, please enter your personal Brunel email address rather than the generic Library email address or you will not receive your copy.

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Wiley Online Library

Full text of most journals published by Wiley. Incorporates Wiley InterScience and Blackwell Synergy.

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Women and Social Movements in the United States (WASM)

Provides online access to almost 4,600 documents and more than 155,000 pages of additional full-text documents, written by more than 2,300 primary authors. It also includes book, film, and website reviews, notes from the archives, and teaching tools. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, this collection seeks to advance scholarly understanding about U.S. history generally at the same time that it makes the insights of women's history accessible to teachers and students.

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Zetoc Search and Zetoc Alert

Provides access to the British Library's electronic table of contents of around 20,000 current journals and around 16,000 conference proceedings published per year. Brunel's institutional login is required for access to Zetoc Alerts.

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