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  1. 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

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  2. 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

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  3. 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

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  4. Caribbean newspapers, 1718-1876

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Caribbean Newspapers, Series 1, 1718-1876: From the American Antiquarian Society'

    Description: Over 60 newspapers from 22 Caribbean countries published in the 18th and 19th centuries. Created in partnership with the American Antiquarian Society.

    Publisher: Readex

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, History

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  5. Country Life Archive

    Description: Every issue of Country Life magazine from 1897 to 2005. This archive of the weekly British culture and lifestyle magazine, chronicles British heritage, including its art, architecture, and landscapes, with an emphasis on leisure pursuits such as antique collecting, hunting, shooting, equestrian news, and gardening.

    Coverage: 1897 to 2005

    Publisher: Proquest

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences

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  6. 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

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  7. Ethnic NewsWatch

    Description: Historical coverage of Native American, African American, and Hispanic American from more than 300 newspapers, magazines, and journals of ethnic and minority publishers. Covering the period from 1959-1989 it includes unique community publications as well as top scholarly journals on ethnicities and ethnic studies.

    Publisher: Proquest

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, History

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  8. EUP journals online

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Edinburgh University Press journals collection'
    also known as 'EUP Complete Collection'

    Description: A full-text journal database providing access to over 40 journal titles published by Edinburgh University Press. The collection covers arts, humanities and social sciences, and includes scientific data, online journals and research materials at undergraduate, postgraduate and research levels. Please login for onsite and remote access

    Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

    Full text: Yes

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

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  9. 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

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  10. Humanities International Complete

    Description: A full text and A&I database covering the humanities, with full-text from over 1,800 journal and book titles, plus data from the Humanities International Index containing over 2.9 million records from more than 2,300 journals

    Publisher: EBSCO

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, History, Art & Design, Literature, Biography, Family History

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  11. India, Raj and Empire

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Raj, India and Empire'

    Description: A digital archive covering the history of South Asia between the foundation of the East India Company in 1615 and the independence to India and Pakistan in 1947. The archive is taken from the manuscript collections of the National Library of Scotland.

    Coverage: 1615 to 1947

    Publisher: Adam Matthew Digital

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Government & Official, History, Art & Design, Literature, Biography, Family History

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  12. 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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  13. 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

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  14. Making of Modern Law

    Description: A full-text digital archive of over 22,000 legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 through 1926. The collection consists of 10 million pages of critical legal history, from casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, speeches and more.

    Coverage: 1800 to 1926

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

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

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  15. Making of the Modern World

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature'
    previously known as 'Making of the world economy'

    Description: A full-text digital archive of over 61,000 works on economics and business published from 1450 through 1850. Drawing from the Goldsmiths-Kress Library of Economic Literature, this collection consists of over 12 million pages.

    Coverage: 1450 to 1850

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business, Social Sciences, Reference Works, E-books, History

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  16. OECD iLibrary

    Alternative titles: also known as 'OECD iLibrary'

    Description: Access to over 16,000 e-book titles as well as papers and statistics is contained with the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

    Publisher: OECD

    Full text: Yes

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

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  17. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Dictionary of national biography'
    also known as 'Oxford DNB'
    also known as 'Online DNB'
    also known as 'ODNB'
    also known as 'DNB'

    Description: Over 60,000 biographies of significant individuals who helped shape British history, including 11,000 portraits.

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Reference Works, E-books, Biography

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  18. 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

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  19. Perdita Manuscripts : Women Writers, 1500-1700

    Description: A digital archive containing manuscripts from early modern women authors from Britain, 'lost' in time since the 16th and 17th centuries.

    Coverage: 1500 to 1700

    Publisher: Adam Matthew Digital

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Literature

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  20. 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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  21. Scottish trade with Africa and the West Indies in the early 18th century, 1694-1709

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Papers of the Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies, 1694-1709'

    This resource is part of: British Online Archives

    Description: The papers of the Darien Company, the doomed Scottish trading company of the late 17th century. This full-text digital library comes from the collections of the National Library of Scotland and part of the British Online Archive.

    Coverage: 1694 to 1709

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Government & Official, Americana, History

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

  22. Screen Studies Collection

    Alternative titles: also known as 'ProQuest Screen Studies Collection'

    Description: Current publications related to film scholarship alongside detailed and expansive filmographies. Includes the specialist index FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database and the detailed and complementary filmographies created by the American Film Institute and the British Film Institute; AFI Catalog and Film Index International.

    Publisher: Proquest

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Reference Works, Journals, Music, Catalogues & Bibliographies, E-books, History, Art & Design

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  23. SpringerLink journal and ebook 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

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  24. State Papers Online

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'State papers online : the government of Britain, 1509-1714'
    also known as 'Early modern government in Britain and Europe'

    This resource includes: Stuart and Cumberland Papers from the Royal Archives, Windsor Castle

    Description: A digital manuscript database covering 200 years of British history, from the reign of Henry VIII to the end of the reign of Queen Anne, describing both domestic and overseas activity and events. This resource contains over 3 million manuscript pages and over 500,000 fully searchable calendar and catalogue entries, with links between the two types of document when they are related. The resource also includes introductory essays, research tools, and an image library.

    Coverage: 1509-1714

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Government & Official, History

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  25. 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.

  26. 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

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  27. Web of Science

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Web of Knowledge'
    previously known as 'ISI Web of Knowledge'

    This resource includes: Journal Citation Reports
    Web of Science Core Collection
    Essential Science Indicators

    Description: An online portal providing access to the A&I databases Web of Science Core Collection and Journal Citation Reports, plus a number of other research tools.

    Publisher: Thomson Reuters

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Science, Journals

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  28. Web of Science Core Collection

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Web of Science'
    previously known as 'ISI Web of Science'

    This resource is part of: Web of Science

    Description: NLS customers have access to full backfile to 1900. An abstracting and indexing citation database covering over 10,000 high-impact journals in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities, plus over 120,000 international conference proceedings. Part of the Web of Science Portal.

    Coverage: 1900 onwards

    Publisher: Thomson Reuters

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Science, Journals, Literature

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  29. Who’s Who & Who Was Who

    Description: A reference work containing the current Who's Who - with over 34,000 autobiographical entries of noteworthy and influential people who impact British life - plus the entire Who Was Who archive from 1897 onwards.

    Coverage: 1897 onwards

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Reference Works, History, Biography, Family History

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