Browse by subject - Social Sciences

16 - 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
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17 - 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
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18 - OECD iLibrary
Alternative titles: also known as 'OECD iLibrary'
Description: OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data.
Publisher: OECD
Full text: Yes
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19 - 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: An online dictionary containing in-depth descriptons of the lives of over 50,000 men and women who have shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Full text: Yes
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20 - Oxford Journals Online
Alternative titles: previously known as 'OJO'
Description: A full-text journal database of over 200 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
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21 - Perdita Manuscripts : Women Writers, 1500-1700
Description: A full-text 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 Matthews
Full text: Yes
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22 - SAGE Journals
Description: A full-text journal database of over 600 journal titles, including those of over 245 learned societies and institutions, 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
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23 - 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: A full-text digital archive of the papers of the Darien Company, the doomed Scottish trading company of the late 17th century; from the collections of the National Library of Scotland and part of the British Online Archive
Coverage: 1694 to 1709
Full text: Yes
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24 - SCRAN
Description: A digital library of over 360,000 images, movies and sounds from museums, galleries, archives and the media relevant to or about Scotland and beyond.
Coverage: Prehistory onwards
Publisher: Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland
Full text: Yes
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25 - Screen Studies Collection
Alternative titles: also known as 'ProQuest Screen Studies Collection'
Description: Provides access to a range of current publications related to film scholarship alongside detailed and expansive filmographies. This collection 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
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26 - SpringerLink journal and ebook collection
Description: A full-text database providing access to e-books, journals, articles, protocols and reference works published by Springer. National Library of Scotland users have access to over 2,000 journal titles and over 65,000 e-books covering humanities, science, business, medicine, law, social science and engineering.
Publisher: Springer
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27 - 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
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28 - Statistical Accounts of Scotland, 1791-1845
Description: A full-text digital archive providing a rich and contemporary account of Scotland during the agricultural and industrial revolutions of the 18th and 19th centuries, taken from Parish and County records
Coverage: 1791 to 1845
Publisher: Edina
Full text: Yes
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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
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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 full-text monograph database of 15,000+ titles, from Oxford University Press and 14 other university presses offering publications in the humanities, social science and business.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Full text: Yes
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31 - 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
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32 - 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 back 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. Incorporating: Science Citation Index expanded; Social Sciences Citation Index; and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Part of the Web of Science Portal.
Coverage: 1900 onwards
Publisher: Thomson Reuters
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33 - Who’s Who & Who Was Who
Description: A full-text reference work containing the current Who's Who - with over 33,000 short, continually updated, biographies of living noteworthy and influential individuals, from all walks of life worldwide - plus the entire Who Was Who archive from 1897.
Coverage: 1897 onwards
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Full text: Yes
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