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  1. ACM Digital Library

    Description: More than 3 million publications covering computing and information technology topics. This full-text digital library includes the complete collection of ACM's (Association for Computing Machinery) publications, including journals, conference proceedings, magazines, newsletters, multimedia titles and the Guide to Computing Literature bibliography.

    Coverage: 1954-

    Publisher: Association of Computing Machinery

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science, Journals

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  2. American Chemical Society Journals

    Alternative titles: also known as 'ACM journals'

    Description: More than 40 research journals on chemical and related sciences. This digital library is published by the American Chemical Society.

    Coverage: 1996-

    Publisher: American Chemical Society

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science, Journals

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  3. Archive of the British Association for the Advancement of Science - Collections on the History of Science (1830s-1970s)

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Wiley Digital Archives: British Association for the Advancement of Science'

    Description: Documents the history of science in the UK and the country's development into a globally competitive centre for science. This archive from the British Association for the Advancement of Science (BAAS) covers astronomy, biology, technology, industrial design, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, agriculture, meteorology, and physics. It contains administrative records, correspondence, illustrations, manuscripts, photographs, prototypes, clippings and personal papers.

    Coverage: 1831-

    Publisher: Wiley

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science

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  4. Brill Journals Collection

    Description: Hundreds of journals covering the arts and humanities, health and life sciences, engineering and technology, science and the social sciences.

    Publisher: Brill

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Science, Journals, History, Art & Design, Literature

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  5. Cambridge Books Online

    Description: Over 2,000 e-books from Cambridge University Press, including more than 100 open access books.

    Coverage: 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013 and open access

    Publisher: Cambridge University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business, Social Sciences, Science, E-books, History

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  6. Cambridge Journals Online

    Description: Hundreds of peer-reviewed journals from Cambridge University Press. Subjects include humanities, life sciences, mathematics, science, engineering medicine, social sciences, humanities and law.

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business, Social Sciences, Science, Journals, History

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  7. Climate Change and Law Collection

    Description: A comprehensive collection of material from a range of organisations across the world, centred on the implications that climate change has on human rights and laws at all levels, from local to global.

    Trial access available to registered users until 30th October 2021

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    Publisher: Brill

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science

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  8. Complete dictionary of scientific biography

    This resource is part of: Gale eBooks

    Description: An online dictionary providing information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, Science, Biography

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  9. Credo Reference

    Description: A full-text collection of over 600 high-quality reference books from the world's leading publishers, with over 4 million entries and 1 million images. Titles range from art, language, business, and history, to geography, music, literature, science and religion, and biography.

    Publisher: CredoReference Inc

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business, Social Sciences, Reference Works, Science, History

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  10. Ebook Central

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'EBL Ebook Library'
    also known as 'ProQuest Ebook Central'

    Description: A full-text e-book database providing access to a small selection of e-book titles Please login for onsite and remote access

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science, E-books, History, Art & Design, Literature, Biography, Family History

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  11. E-book Collection via EBSCOHost

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Netlibrary'

    Description: A full-text e-book collection providing access to over 3,500 titles

    Publisher: EBSCO

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science, E-books, Art & Design, Literature

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  12. Electronic Enlightenment

    Description: Thousands of letters and documents from 8,500 correspondents, linking people across Europe, the Americas and Asia from the Enlightenment (early 17th to the mid-19th century).

    Coverage: 1609-1900

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science, History, Art & Design, Literature, Biography, Family History

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  13. Essential Science Indicators

    This resource is part of: Web of Science

    Description: A compilation of science performance statistics and trends extrapolated from counts of articles published in over 12,000 scholarly journals and the citations to those articles.

    Coverage: 2005-

    Publisher: Thomson Reuters

    Subjects: Science

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  14. Gale eBooks

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Gale Virtual Reference Library'

    This resource includes: Complete dictionary of scientific biography

    Description: A full-text e-book collection currently providing access to the 26 volume Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, Science, History, Biography, Family History

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  15. Global Plants

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Global Plants on JSTOR'
    previously known as 'JSTOR Plant Science'

    Description: An online research tool for aggregating and exploring the world’s botanical resources, aimed at those researching, teaching or studying botany, biology, ecology, environmental and conservation studies

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science, Journals

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  16. GreenFILE

    Description: An indexing and abstracting database of nearly 300,000 records covering environmental concerns, with full text for selected titles

    Publisher: EBSCO

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Reference Works, Science

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  17. Journal Citation Reports

    This resource is part of: Web of Science

    Description: A citation database for the evaluation and ranking of the world's leading journals by impact factor, total citations and articles, and cited half-life.

    Publisher: Thomson Reuters

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Science, Journals

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  18. JoVE

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Journal of Visualized Experiments'

    Description: Library users only have access to Biology content published between August 2013 and July 2015

    JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, is a peer reviewed scientific video journal publishing scientific research in a visual format. Access covers the Biology section (previously called General).

    Coverage: August 2013 - July 2015

    Publisher: JoVE

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science, Journals

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  19. JSTOR

    Description: A digital library of more than 6,500 eBooks and 2,600 scholarly journals covering many topics including humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

    Coverage: 1800 onwards

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business, Social Sciences, Science, Journals, History, Art & Design

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  20. Karger journals collection

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Karger medical and scientific journals collection'

    Description: A full-text database of 130 medical and scientific journals published by Karger.

    Coverage: 1991-

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science, Journals

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  21. Oxford Journals Online

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'OJO'

    Description: A database containing hundreds of journal titles covering life sciences, mathematics, physical sciences, medicine, social sciences, humanities, and law, from Oxford University Press

    Coverage: 1996 onwards

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Science, Journals, Music, History, Art & Design, Literature

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  22. Routledge Handbooks Online

    Description: An educational resource which provides an overview of classic and current research.
    Note:Library users have access to 2020 and some 2021 titles from the Environment & Sustainability collection.

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science, E-books

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  23. SAGE Journals

    Description: Access to over 1000 journal titles across a range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine. Library users have access to the Sage Premier collection

    Coverage: 2013-

    Publisher: Sage

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business, Social Sciences, Science, Journals, History

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  24. ScienceDirect Books

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Science Direct'

    Description: A peer-reviewed scientific and technical database. Library users have access to monographs in the life, health and physical sciences, from 2010 onwards.

    Coverage: 2010-

    Publisher: Elsevier

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science, E-books

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  25. Scientific American Archive

    Description: All 4960 issues of Scientific American from 1845 to 2005 appear in this digital archive, containing more than 133,700 articles.

    Coverage: 1845-2005

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science, Journals

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  26. SpringerLink journal and e-book collection

    Description: A database providing access to e-books, journals, articles, protocols and reference works published by Springer. National Library of Scotland users have access to thousands of journal titles and e-books covering humanities, science, business, medicine, law, social science and engineering.

    Publisher: Springer

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business, Social Sciences, Science, Journals, E-books

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  27. Sustainable Development Goals Online

    Alternative titles: also known as 'SDGO Online'
    also known as 'SDGO'

    Description: A curated interdisciplinary collection of digital content mapped to all 17 of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The collection also features multi-format teaching and learning resources, including presentations, videos, and case studies.

    Trial access available to registered users until 30th October 2021

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    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science

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  28. Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive

    Description: Founded as a supplement to The Times (London), for more than 100 years the Times Literary Supplement has forged a reputation for fine writing, literary discoveries and insightful debate. This is a digitial archive of the TLS from the first edition in 1902 to 2014.

    Coverage: 1902 to 2005

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, Science, Journals, History, Literature, Biography

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  29. United Nations iLibrary

    Alternative titles: also known as 'UN iLibrary'

    Description: The United Nations iLibrary is a single research repository for accessing digital content published by the United Nations Secretariat and its funds and programs.

    Coverage: 1996-

    Publisher: United Nations

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Government & Official, Science, E-books, History

    Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.

  30. University Press Scholarship Online

    Alternative titles: also known as 'UPSO'
    also known as 'Scholarship Online'

    Description: A monograph database of thousands of titles, from Oxford University Press and many other university presses offering publications in the humanities, social science and business.

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business, Social Sciences, Science, Music, E-books, History

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.