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  1. 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.

  2. 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

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

  3. 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

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

  4. Mintel

    Description: New homepage: all available content is displayed together

    To access resource: please click on the check box and the I Accept button at the bottom of the Mintel Academic Access page

    A full-text market research database containing detailed consumer research, sales data and market information.

    Library users have access to both Mintel Reports and Mintel Trends.

    Subjects: Business

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

  5. Music Index

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'The Music Index Online'

    Description: Contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of articles about music, musicians and the music industry for over 600 titles, with selective coverage of approximately 200 further titles. In addition to journal articles, it provides citations for book reviews, obituaries and news articles.

    Publisher: EBSCO

    Subjects: Music

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

  6. Music Online: Classical Scores Library (volumes 1 and 2)

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Classical Scores Library'

    Description: Library users have access to volumes I&II
    Contains more than 53,000 titles and 1.3 million printable pages of the most important scores in classical music, ranging from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. More than 4,600 composers are included, from traditionally studied composers such as Mozart and Tchaikovsky to contemporary artists including Kaija Saariaho, Peter Maxwell-Davies, and John Tavener.

    Publisher: Alexander Street Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Music

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

  7. Nineteenth Century Literary Society

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Nineteenth Century Literary Society: the John Murray Archive'
    also known as '19th Century Literary Society'

    Description: This digitised collection from the historic John Murray Archive covers book history, travel writing, politics and poetry, providing an invaluable insight into nineteenth century culture and the literary luminaries who shaped it.

    Publisher: Adam Matthew Digital

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Literature

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

  8. Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Gale Primary Sources: Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals'
    previously known as '19th Century UK Periodicals'

    Description: A digital archive which covers the events, lives, values and themes that shaped the 19th century world. This resource consists of a multi-part collection and subjects range from art to business, and from children to politics. The periodicals are presented in their original published context.

    Coverage: 1801 to 1900

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Journals, History, Art & Design, Literature

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

  9. 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

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

  10. Official Publications Online

    Alternative titles: also known as 'OPO'

    Description: Online access to UK Parliamentary publications, primary and secondary legislation, House and Command papers and gazettes.

    Publisher: TSO

    Subjects: Government & Official, E-books

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

  11. Oxford Companion to Music

    Alternative titles: also known as 'New Oxford companion to music'

    This resource is part of: Oxford Reference

    Description: A reference work with thousands of entries covering a wide range of musical topics includings: composers, performers, conductors, individual works, instruments and notation, forms and genres. 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.

  12. Oxford Dictionary of Music

    This resource is part of: Oxford Reference

    Description: An online dictionary containing thousands of entries on composers, performers, conductors, musical terms and forms, instruments, works, venues and other topics. 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.

  13. 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

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

  14. Oxford English Dictionary

    Alternative titles: also known as 'OED'

    Description: A full-text online dictionary, accepted as the authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium

    Coverage: 1000 onwards

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, E-books, History, Literature

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

  15. 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.

  16. Oxford Music Online

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Music online'

    This resource includes: Grove Music Online

    Description: Over 50,000 articles from Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music.

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, Music, E-books

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

  17. Oxford Reference

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'OROOxford Reference Online'

    This resource includes: Oxford Companion to Music
    Oxford Dictionary of Music

    Description: Over 175 premium reference e-books from Oxford University Press, with over 1.4 million entries.

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, E-books

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

  18. 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

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

  19. 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

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

  20. Sabin Americana: History of the Americas, 1500–1926

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Bibliotheca Americana'
    previously known as 'Joseph Sabin’s Bibliotheca Americana'
    also known as 'Gale Primary Sources: Sabin Americana: History of the Americas, 1500–1926'

    Description: A digital archive containing over 6 million pages from 29,000 works about the Americas published throughout the world. It covers the period from 1500 to the early 1900s. Based on Joseph Sabin’s seminal bibliography 'Bibliotheca Americana : a dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time'.

    Coverage: 1500 to 1926

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Americana, E-books, History, Literature

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

  21. 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

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

  22. SAGE Research Methods

    Description: Resources to support students, academics and teachers and guide researchers through every step of the research process, including dictionary definitions, downloadable teaching, and video tutorials.

    Publisher: Sage

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works

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

  23. 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

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

  24. 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.

  25. Scotsman Digital Archive, 1817-1950

    Description: Every issue of The Scotsman newspaper, from 1817 to 1950, in its original published context. This is a full-text digital archive.

    Coverage: 1817 to 1950

    Publisher: Proquest

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Newspapers, History

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

  26. 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.

  27. Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period

    Description: Over 60 volumes of lyric poetry by 51 Scottish women poets, written between 1789 and 1832.

    Coverage: 1789 to 1832

    Publisher: Alexander Street Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: History, Literature, Biography

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

  28. SCRAN

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network'

    Description: Over 500,000 images, movies and sounds from museums, galleries, archives and the media about Scotland and beyond.

    Coverage: Prehistory onwards

    Publisher: Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: History, Family History

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

  29. 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

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

  30. Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Newspapers Collection

    Alternative titles: previously known as '17th and 18th Century Burney Newspapers Collection'
    also known as 'Burney collection'
    also known as 'Gale Primary Sources: Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Newspapers Collection'

    Description: 17th and 18th century newspapers, broadsides and news pamphlets from the Burney Collection. Gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 - 1817), this collection represents the largest single collection of early English newspapers from London, the British Isles and the colonies, containing almost 1 million pages and 1,270 titles.
    Until 14th May 2022, users affiliated to a further or higher education institution can access this resource outwith the Library

    Coverage: 1604 to 1804

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Newspapers, History

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