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  1. Early European Books

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Early European Books: printed sources to 1700'

    Description: All books published in Europe before 1701. This resource traces the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to the close of the 17th-century, offering full-colour, high-resolution facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access items.

    Publisher: Proquest

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: History, Literature

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Economist Historical Archive, 1843-2014

    Description: Every issue of The Economist magazine from 1843 to 2014.

    Coverage: 1843 to 2014

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business, Newspapers, Journals, History

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

  5. Eighteenth Century Collections Online, Parts 1 & 2

    Alternative titles: also known as '18th Century Collections Online'
    also known as 'ECCO'

    Description: Contains nearly 200,000 books published between 1701 and 1800. Covering all subject, his vast, searchable library includes books, pamphlets and broadsides from the UK, the Commonwealth and the Americas.

    Coverage: 1701 to 1800

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

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

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

  6. 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

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

  7. Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online

    Description: More than 4,000 entries covering European history from 1450 to 1850. This is the English edition of the 15-volume German-language Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit.

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, History

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

  8. 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.

  9. 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

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

  10. 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

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

  11. Factiva

    Description: A news and business search service covering over 14,000 leading newspaper titles, news sources and company information from around the world. Click on publisher link below to view a list of the sources covered (you may need to save the document first).
    Note: If using Chrome you may experience intermittent problems when accessing the resource outside our George IV Bridge building and Kelvin Hall.

    Coverage: 1997 onwards

    Publisher: Proquest-Dow Jones

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business, Newspapers

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

  12. FAME

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Financial Analysis Made Easy'

    Description: A business database with information on over 11 million UK and Irish companies, which enables research on individual companies, searches for companies with specific profiles, and detailed analysis

    Subjects: Business

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

  13. Fashion Studies Online: The Videofashion Library

    Alternative titles: also known as 'The Videofashion Library'

    Description: 1,200 hours of video about fashion including fashion shows, designer profiles, garment design and documentaries. This collection features content from the archives of Videofashion, a provider of fashion footage.

    Publisher: Alexander Street Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Art & Design

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

  14. Findmypast

    Description: Findmypast is a searchable online archive of over 2 billion records - birth, marriage and death records, parish records, censuses, migration records and military collections.
    It includes records from Britain, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India and the United States.
    This resource has a concurrent user limit of 10 - please try again later if you cannot get access.
    Note: Findmypast is no longer supported in IE9 or IE10 and if you continue to access in a non-supported browser you may experience problems with the website.

    Publisher: Findmypast

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Government & Official, Family History

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

  15. Frost & Sullivan

    Description: A business resource providing detailed industry analysis on chemical, energy, environmental and building technologies, healthcare, IT and manufacturing markets worldwide.

    Publisher: Frost & Sullivan

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business

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

  16. 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

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

  17. 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.

  18. Grove Art Online

    Description: Available through the Oxford Art Online platform, a scholarly art encyclopedia, encompassing all aspects of visual culture. It features over 45,000 articles (including over 15,000 subject entries and over 22,000 biographies), bibliographies, and nearly 7000 searchable images.

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Art & Design

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

  19. Grove Music Online

    This resource is part of: Oxford Music Online

    Description: A full-text reference work on music containing over 50,000 articles and 28,000 biographies. Incorporates 'The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians', 'The new Grove dictionary of opera' and 'The new Grove dictionary of jazz'. .This resource has a concurrent user limit of 3 - please logout when you are finished.

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, Music

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

  20. 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

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

  21. IBISWorld

    Description: Up-to-date research and data on hundreds of UK businesses and industries in the UK, including statistics, analysis and forecasts.

    Publisher: IBISWorld Limited

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business

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

  22. India, business and control, 1806-1814: in the records of the Governor-General

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Indian papers of the 1st Earl of Minto, 1606-1814'

    This resource is part of: British Online Archives

    Description: The personal letters of the 1st Earl of Minto and his wife Anna Maria.The 1st Earl of Minto served as Governor-General of India from 1806 until 1813. An employee of the East India Company, Sir Gilbert Elliot Murray Kynynmound rose from President of the Board of Control to run the colony. The diplomatic and Indian material is detailed, with a focus on his work.

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Government & Official, History, Biography, Family History

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

  23. 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

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

  24. India, uprising and reform, 1879-1910: in the records of the Governor-General

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Indian papers of the 4th Earl of Minto'

    This resource is part of: British Online Archives

    Description: The papers of Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, the 4th Earl of Minto, (1845-1914), Viceroy of India between 1905 and 1910. This archive covers a period momentous change in the history India. This collection forms part of a larger archive held by the National Library of Scotland.

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Government & Official

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

  25. Infotrac Custom Newspapers

    Description: Over 60 newspapers from the UK and Ireland. It contains more than 30 newspapers from Scotland and many international titles.

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Newspapers

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

  26. 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

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: History, Art & Design

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

  27. 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

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

  28. 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.

  29. 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.

  30. 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.