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ACM Digital Library (Association for Computing Machinery)  ACM is the world's most comprehensive database of articles & conference proceedings covering computing and information technology.  
American Chemical Society Journals  The American Chemical Society is the leading publisher of peer-reviewed research journals in the chemical and related sciences  
ASME Journals & Conference Proceedings (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)    


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BASE More than 50 million freely available academic papers on all subjects.  Open Access Badge
Bioline International Open access to peer reviewed bioscience journals published in developing countries containing research in the areas of: public health, international development, tropical medicine, food and nutritional security, and biodiversity.  Open Access Badge
Biomed Central Online publisher of free peer-reviewed scientific articles in all areas of medical research and biology.  Open Access Badge
BioOne Open access biomedical science journals.  Open Access Badge
Brill Journals    
Business Source Premier Finding Company Profiles  


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Cambridge Core - Cambridge University Press Journals & eBooks    
Cambridge Journals Digital Archives Free archival content to journals published by Cambridge University Press covering disciplines including: Science, Medicine, Humanities and Social Sciences, Language and Linguistics.  Open Access Badge
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) CINAHL Help  
Construction Information Service    
CORE Free access to millions of scholarly articles.  Open Access Badge
Credo Online Reference Service    


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Dawsonera eBooks    
DOAB Directory of Open Access Books Open Access Badge
DOAJ  Directory of Open Access Journals  Open Access Badge


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EBSCOhost eBooks    
Edinburgh University Press Journals    
Euro PubMed Central 570,000 Open Access biomedical science journals, patent abstracts and NHS clinical guidelines.  Open Access Badge


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Google Books Find chapters and some complete books online, or search for suitable titles to buy or find in the Library.  Open Access Badge
Google Scholar Getting the most from Scholar  Open Access Badge


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Hathi Trust  Millions of digitised books from around the world.  Open Access Badge


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IAMCR Open Access Journals International Association for Media and Communication Research  Open Access Badge
ICE Virtual Library    
IEEE/IET Electronic Library

IEEE Xplore is a digital library providing access to the world's highest quality technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, electronics and related disciplines.  IEEE Xplore contains full-text documents from IEEE journals, magazines, conference proceedings, standards, eBooks and educational courses.

IEEE Help & Info

International Newsstream UK and International news content from newspapers, newswires, and news sites.  Covers over 600 of the world's top newspapers.  UK titles include: The Times (London), The Guardian, and the Financial Times (FT has a one month embargo)  
IOP Journal Archive 1874-1998 Free archival content via JISC to all UK Higher and Further education institutions. IOP Journal Archive is a digital collection of nearly all the work published by the Institute of Physics between 1874-1998. The archive contains over 120,000 peer reviewed articles.  Open Access Badge


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JSTOR Open Content
Explore multi-disciplinary academic content on JSTOR that is open to everyone. Search thousands of free journal articles and open access book chapters.  Open Access Badge


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Lexis Library

Case law, legislation, legal journals. Access to full-text of many UK newspapers.

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LibrarySearch  LibrarySearch is our academic search engine. View the FAQ   


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MarketLine Advantage    
MyiLibrary eBooks    


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Nature Journals Online    


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OAPEN Collection of freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences. Open Access Badge  
OpenDOAR Searches hundreds of Open Access repositories for freely available academic research articles.   Open Access Badge
Open Textbook Library A growing catalogue of free, peer-reviewed, and openly-licensed textbooks.  Open Access Badge
Oxford University Press Journals    
Oxford University Press Scholarship Online    


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PLOS Non-profit organization of scientists committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature freely accessible to scientists and to the public Health and life sciences journals.  Open Access Badge
Pluralsight (previously Digital Tutors) Access via registered accounts only for Arts, Media & Computer Games.  If you haven't received an invite or are having issues getting access please email  
ProQuest eBook Central    
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection    
Pubmed Central Free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). Open Access Badge  


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Sage Journals    
Sage Knowledge eBooks    
Sage Open A peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research and review articles on the social and behavioural sciences and the humanities.   Open Access Badge
Science Classic Archive 1880-1996 Archive articles from Science, the journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.  Open Access Badge
ScienceDirect – Journals and eBooks    
Scopus Scopus help  
SpringerLINK – Journals and eBooks    ‌
Springer Open  60+ peer-reviewed fully open access journals across all areas of sciences.  Open Access Badge


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Taylor & Francis eBooks    
Taylor & Francis Online Library - Journals    
Times Digital Archive 1785-2008    


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VLeBooks Select Shibboleth login option  


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Web of Science How do I find out how many times an article has been cited?  
Westlaw UK

Legislation, case law (including EU legislation and case law) and legal journals.

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Wiley Online Library - Journals and eBooks    
Wiley Open Access Journals Open access science journals.  Open Access Badge
World Market Intelligence