Browse by subject - Social Sciences

1 - Brill Journals Collection
Description: A full-text journal database of 197 journal titles published by Brill covering Arts and Humanities, Health and Life Sciences, Science, Engineering and Technology and Social Sciences.
Publisher: Brill
Full text: Yes
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2 - Cambridge Books Online
Description: A full-text e-book collection. Library users have access to over 2100 titles, covering 2005-2006 and 2012-2013(print publication years), plus open access titles.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Full text: Yes
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3 - Cambridge Journals Online
Description: A full-text journal database of over 300 journal titles from Cambridge University Press covering life sciences, mathematics, science, engineering medicine, social sciences, humanities and law.
Full text: Yes
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4 - 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
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5 - EUP journals online
Alternative titles: also known as 'Edinburgh University Press journals collection'
also known as 'EUP Complete Collection'
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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
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6 - Europe PubMed Central (Europe PMC)
Alternative titles: also known as 'PubMed Central'
previously known as 'UK PubMed Central'
Description: Europe PubMed Central (Europe PMC) offers free access to biomedical literature resources including:
  • PubMed abstracts (about 28 million)
  • Europe PMC full text articles (about 2.6 million, of which over 570,000 are Open Access)
  • Patent abstracts (over 4 million European, US, and International)
  • National Health Service (NHS) clinical guidelines
  • Agricola records (500,000)
  • Supplemented with Chinese Biological Abstracts and the Citeseer database.
  • Coverage: 1850 onwards
    Full text: Yes
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    Access: This is an open access resource. It can be accessed via the following URL:
    https://auth.nls.uk/eresources/goto/155
    7 - Europeana
    Description: A digital portal to over 4.6 million digitised books, manuscripts, newspapers, film clips, maps, photos and sound from cultural institutions across Europe
    Full text: Yes
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    Access: This is an open access resource. It can be accessed via the following URL:
    https://auth.nls.uk/eresources/goto/101
    8 - German Digital Library
    Alternative titles: also known as 'Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek'
    also known as 'DDB'
    Description: The DDB aims to be a central, national portal providing unrestricted access to millions of digitised books, archives, images, sculptures, pieces of music and other sound documents, as well as films and scores, from all over Germany.
    Full text: Yes
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    Access: This is an open access resource. It can be accessed via the following URL:
    https://auth.nls.uk/eresources/goto/223
    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
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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
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    11 - India, Raj and Empire
    Alternative titles: also known as 'Raj, India and Empire'
    Description: A full-text digital archive taken from the manuscript collections of National Library of Scotland, and 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.
    Coverage: 1615 to 1947
    Publisher: Adam Matthews
    Full text: Yes
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    12 - John Johnson Collection : an archive of printed ephemera
    Description: A full-text digital archive of from the ephemera collection of the Bodleian Library, illustrating everyday life in Britain in the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. Over 22,000 items and almost 60,000 images are currently available, with over 150,000 images on completion
    Coverage: 1700 onwards
    Publisher: Proquest
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    Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.
    13 - 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
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    14 - JSTOR
    Description: A full-text journal archive of over sixteen hundred leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
    Coverage: 1800 onwards
    Full text: Yes
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    15 - Knowledge Unlatched Pilot Collection
    Description: Pilot collection of 28 new open access e-books. Covering topics in the humanities (literature, history) and social sciences (politics, media and communications), from 13 respected scholarly publishers.
    Publisher: Jisc
    Full text: Yes
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    Access: This is an open access resource. It can be accessed via the following URL:
    https://auth.nls.uk/eresources/goto/220