See below for an alphabetical list of the databases, e-book and e-journal collections to which Brunel Library subscribes. 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 - contact if you have any questions.

For more information on how to access the databases see the e-Library web page. 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:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z [Other]

e-Duke Scholarly Books Collection

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

Alternative link (if above doesn't work)

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.

Alternative link (if above doesn't work)

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.

Alternative link (if above doesn't work)

EBSCOhost eBook Collection

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

Alternative link (if above doesn't work)


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.

Alternative link (if above doesn't work)

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.

Alternative link (if above doesn't work)

Elsevier Ebooks

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

Alternative link (if above doesn't work)

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.

Alternative link (if above doesn't work)

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.

Alternative link (if above doesn't work)

Encyclopedia of Quantitative Risk Analysis and Assessment

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

Alternative link (if above doesn't work)


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.

Alternative link (if above doesn't work)


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.

Alternative link (if above doesn't work)

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.

Alternative link (if above doesn't work)


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.

Alternative link (if above doesn't work)

Page last updated: Wednesday 10 May 2017