Alumni and Visitor E-Resources A to Z

Full list of e-resources available to alumni users and visitors.

These e-resources have been promoted by our Information Advisers to our students and staff and include subscribed, licenced resources and free resources.

On this page:

Alumni users and visitors may access licenced e-resources in accordance with the JISC and Eduserv walk-in user agreements. (This is on premises use only and not via wifi.)

You can only access these e-resources within the university campus. Certain resources are only available within the library building.

Restrictions on computer access apply.

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ACS Legacy Archives
Subject: all aspects of computer science and engineering Coverage: Full text access to 165+ titles including journals, magazines and proceedings.
Access as a 'JISC walk-in User to LSBU.

Academic Search Complete
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AMED
AMED covers references to articles from around 596 journals, in three separate subject areas: professions allied to medicine (including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech and language therapy); complementary medicine; and palliative care.
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Australian Education Index
Contains journal articles, theses, research / conference reports and Parliamentary debates relating to education.
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Bailii: British and Irish Legal Information Institute .
Access to freely available UK and EU primary legal material and links to other world 
collections through WORLDLII. Coverage varies - cases back to 1996, legislation to 
1988.
Access to a free e-resource.
British Education Index
Covers education and training mainly in the UK.
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British Nursing Index
Provides references to journal articles, some conference papers and major reports on aspects of education and training, from the UK and some English language international titles. Starts in 1976 and covers all levels and ages.
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Business Source Complete
Via EBSCOhost databases. Provides full-text for approximately 2,300 scholarly business journals covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and marketing. Includes Dun & Bradstreet company information.
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Cambridge Books Online
Cambridge Books Online offers access to eBooks from their world-renowned publishing programme, covering subjects from all disciplines across science, technology and medicine, as well as humanities and social sciences.
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Cambridge Journals Digital Archive
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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.
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Centre for Reviews and Dissemination
CRD produces and promotes the use of research based knowledge in health and social care. It enables you to search the Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE), the NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED) and the Health Technology Assessments database (HTA). It does not contain Cochrane Reviews - for this use the Cochrane Library.
Access to a free e-resource.

Child Development and Adolescent Studies
A bibliographic database source for references to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21.
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CINAHL
Cinahl indexes over 1600 nursing and allied health journals, and has an international coverage. It is updated weekly. This is the best database to use for an in-depth search, although we do not have access to all the journals covered.
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Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Library is designed to supply high quality evidence to inform health care decision-making.
Access to a free e-resource.
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De Gruyter Birkhauser Architecture and Design
Birkhäuser is the specialist publisher for architecture, landscape architecture and design.
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DLF Data
The UK's only comprehensive, impartial database of daily living equipment. Detailed information on over 14,000 current products from 1,600 suppliers. All products validated by healthcare professionals. Contact details for over 1,500 useful organisations. Includes searching, browsing and product comparison.
Access to a free e-resource.
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Education Abstracts
Content areas include educational specialties, administration, funding and more. Education Abstracts is an essential tool for education research and is ideal for education students, professionals and policy makers.
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Education Research Complete
Via EBSCOhost databases. Education Research Complete is a bibliographic and full text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,730 journals, as well as full text for nearly 830 journals. This database also includes full text for 67 books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers.
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Educational Administration Abstracts
Includes 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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Emerald
Access to management research journals from Emerald publishers. The service provides access to over 20,000 management articles, with a full text archive going back to 1994. Latest journals have abstracts only.
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ERIC via ProQuest
ERIC via ProQuest. Consists of journal articles and reports from the US government funded resource. Has 1 current file and 2 archive files. Use Thesaurus for best results. Updated quarterly.
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ERIC via EBSCO
ERIC via EBSCO. Consists of journal articles and reports from the US government funded resource. Has 1 current file and 2 archive files. Use Thesaurus for best results. Updated quarterly.
Access to a free e-resource.
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Food Science and Technology Abstracts
FSTA - Food Science and Technology Abstracts, produced by the International Food Information Service (IFIS), is the world's leading database of information on food science, food technology and nutrition. The database includes material from over 4,600 serial publications, covering all the major food commodities plus biotechnology, microbiology, food safety, additives, nutrition, packaging and pet foods. Coverage spans from 1969 - present. The database includes more than 900,000 records, with more than 40,000 records added annually.
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GreenFILE
Via EBSCOhost, Greenfile is a freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. It is comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports.
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Hospitality and Tourism Complete 
Provides abstracts in hospitality and tourism journals from 1984 onwards.
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ICE Virtual Library 
The ICE's Virtual Library gives access to the largest repository of full text civil engineering papers in the world. ICE's archive of technical papers from 1836 to the present day.
Access as a JISC walk-in user to LSBU.

IET E-Book collection 2009-2013
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International Children's Digital Library (ICDL)
The International Children's Digital Library (ICDL) is a five year project funded primarily by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to create a digital library of international children's books.
Access to a free e-resource.
IOP Electronic Journals
Provides access to IOP Select, This Month's Papers and the IOP Journal Archive. The Archive is a comprehensive digital collection of all the work published by the Institute between 1876 and 1996 and contains fully searchable PDFs with linked references.
Access as a JISC walk-in user to LSBU.
ISI Web of Science - ISI Web of Science, ISI Web of Knowledge, ISI Proceedings, ISI HighlyCited, Journal Citation Reports, My Endnote Web 
Subject: science and technology, social science, arts and humanities. Coverage: ISI WoK includes two main products: Web of Science (Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Science Index and Arts & Humanities Index from 1981 to the present); ISI Proceedings and My Endnote Web. Abstracts, and citation index only, full text access to titles LSBU subscribes to. Includes: SOCIAL SCIENCE CITATION INDEX: Reference and some abstracts to all aspects of scholarly research in the social sciences from 1981.
Access as a JISC walk-in user to LSBU LIBRARY ONLY.
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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
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.
Access to a free e-resource.

Literature Online
Literature Online is a resource designed to support literary teaching and research at all levels of academic study. Through a single interface, users can cross-search over 350,000 literary texts with a wide range of criticism and reference works and multimedia sources. New content is added nine times a year. Literature Online currently add around 25-30 new full text journals per year, plus updates to existing journals (c.700 issues per year), updates to ABELL (c.24,000 citations per year) and around 200 new author biographies per year. Over the last four years, LION have also added 18,000 poems, 880 volumes of prose fiction, 800 volumes of prose non-fiction, 839 video clips, 230 KnowledgeNotes student guides. Literature Online anticipate continuing to add up to 100 volumes of primary works per year (not including premium modules).
Access as a JISC walk-in user to LSBU.

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Medline - via EBSCO
The US National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database of over 16 million references from more than 5,000 biomedical journals published in the United States and 80 other countries. Subject coverage is from the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences, and is worldwide, but most records are from English-language sources or have English abstracts. Records date from the 1950's onwards, many include abstracts. The database includes links to some full text articles, but this is not a full text database.
Access to a free e-resource.

MyiLibrary
MyiLibrary is an eBook aggregation provider with a strong focus on the academic, medical, professional and corporate libraries. Nearly 100,000 titles are currently available with a further 1,000 titles being added each week.
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OTSeeker
A database that contains abstracts of systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy.
Access to a free e-resource.
Oxford Handbooks Online: Business and Management collection
Oxford Handbooks in Business & Management brings together the world's leading scholars to discuss research and the latest thinking in a range of major topics in business and management. Containing specially commissioned essays with extensive referencing to further reading, the handbooks offer both thorough introductions to topics in the discipline, and a useful reference resource for scholars, advanced students, and practitioners.
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Oxford Handbooks Online: Economics and Finance Collection
Oxford Handbooks in Economics and Finance brings together the world's leading scholars to discuss research and the latest thinking in a range of major topics in business and management. Containing specially commissioned essays with extensive referencing to further reading, the handbooks offer both thorough introductions to topics in the discipline, and a useful reference resource for scholars, advanced students, and practitioners.
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Oxford Journals Archive
The Oxford Journals Archive contains the content of each journal from Volume 1, Issue 1 up until the end of 1995. The issues are complied into subject-based archives. There are approximately 3 million pages. Full text PDFs of each article with HTML headers and abstracts are available along with images and graphics.
Access as a JISC walk-in user to LSBU.

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PEDro
Physiotherapy Evidence Database. Provides details of randomised controlled trials and systematic reviews in physiotherapy.
Access to a free e-resource.
Popline
Covers population, family planning and related health issues.
Access to a free e-resource.

PQDT: Dissertations and Theses
Covers dissertations accepted for higher degrees by the Universities of UK and Ireland, from 1716 to the present. Gives abstracts of theses published 1970 and onwards.

ProQuest Newspapers, Daily Telegraph, Financial Times, Guardian, Independent, Times
Updated daily. Database of the Daily Mail & Mail on Sunday; Daily Telegraph & Sunday Telegraph; Evening Standard; Financial Times; Guardian & Observer; Times and Sunday Times; Independent. Coverage is from at least January 1998 onwards for all titles.
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Psycarticles
Via EBSCOhost databases. PsycARTICLES, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains more than 134,000 articles from 63 journals - 50 published by the APA and its imprint, the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF) - and 13 from allied organisations. It includes all journal articles and book reviews. Coverage spans 1894 to present.
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Psycinfo . 
Via EBSCOhost databases. From 1974. Includes details of articles with abstracts from over 1300 psychology journals, from 1974.
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Regional Business News
Via EBSCOhost databases.
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RICS Library Direct
This is an online version of the RICS Library's key information source Abstracts and Reviews. It provides an index and abstracts to over 50,000 items held in the RICS Library.
Access to a free e-resource.
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Safari Tech Books Online
Subject: Computing, IT Coverage: Full text access to around 120 selected textbooks. Click 'View all titles' to access the list. The database allows full text access to selected textbooks in the Computing subject area, from publishers such as O'Reilly and Associates, Pearson Technology Group Publishers, etc. Users can search the full text by using keywords or phrases.
Access as a walk-in user on site.

Sage Online Journals
SAGE Journals Online is the delivery platform that provides online access to the full text of individual SAGE journals. The SAGE Full-Text Collections, SAGE's award-winning, discipline-specific research databases, are also available on SAGE Journals Online.
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ScienceDirect (Science Direct)
Database containing over 1000 full text journals from Elsevier Science and the leading scientific, technical and medical publishers. Covers life, physical, technical and social sciences.
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SCOPUS
Scopus is the world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Contains 47 million records, 70% with abstracts Over 19,500 titles from 5,000 publishers worldwide Includes over 4.9 million conference papers Provides 100% Medline coverage Interoperability with Engineering Village Interoperability with Reaxys, a unique chemistry workflow solution. Learn more Offers sophisticated tools to track, analyze and visualize research.
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Social Care Online
Social Care Online is the UK's most extensive database of social care information. With everything from research briefings, to reports, government documents, journal articles, and websites and you find it all with the click of a button. Updated daily by SCIE's experienced information managers, Social Care Online offers unrivalled free access and ease of use.
Access to a free e-resource.

Social Care TV
Social Care TV is an online service commissioned and produced by SCIE for everyone involved in social care and social work. It comprises a series of films on current social care issues. It covers adult, children and family issues, and while it focusses on the English care system, most of the programmes will be of relevance across the UK. It also includes links to other useful resources, government policy and related organisations.
Access to a free e-resource.

SocIndex
SocINDEX with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest-quality sociology research database. Its extensive scope and content provide users with a wealth of extremely useful information encompassing the broad spectrum of sociological study.
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Sport Discus Database
Via EBSCO. Coverage begins from 1975. International sports database covering exercise, physiology, medicine, biomechanics, coaching, counselling and sports medicine.
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Springer Online Journals Archive
Offers a total of 1.8 million archive records comprising approximately 800 journals formerly published by Kluwer, as well as, all content from Volume I, Issue 1, where available, from both the former Springer-Verlag and Kluwer.
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SpringerLink
Provides online, full-text access to Springer's journal titles as well as journals from other publishers. Subjects include: life sciences, chemical sciences, environmental sciences, geosciences, computer science, mathematics, medicine, physics & astronomy, engineering and economics.
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Taylor & Francis Geography, Planning, Urban and Environment Online Archive
This resource gives access to the backfiles of 28 journals relevant to environment studies, geography, planning studies, and urban studies. Free until 2013, this is an invaluable resource for undergraduates, graduates, and researchers.
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Taylor & Francis Online
A range of Taylor and Francis journals covering 19 different subject areas.
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Teacher Reference Center (TRC)
Provides indexing and abstracts for over 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals to assist professional educators.
Access to a free e-resource.
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The UK Onshore Geophysical Library
The UK Onshore Geophysical Library (UKOGL) manages the archive and official release of 2D and 3D seismic data recorded over landward areas of the UK bringing all available UK onshore seismic data into secure archival storage, whilst providing efficient access to all interested parties: Oil and Gas Exploration Gas Storage, Mining, Coal Bed Methane Extraction Water Resources and Environmental Issues Planning and Engineering Academic Studies and Teaching Resources.
Access to a free e-resource.
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Wiley Online Library
Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals, over 15,000 online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.
Access as a JISC walk-in user to LSBU.

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ZETOC
The database contains details of approximately 20,000 current journals and 16,000 conference proceedings published per year.
Access to a free e-resource.

 

 

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