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MacMillan Skills for Study

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  • Subject coverage: study skills
  • Size/scope: Skills for Study is based on the work of Stella Cottrell, author of The Study Skills Handbook
  • Type of content: interactive modules on reading and writing skills; critical thinking; research skills; projects, dissertations and reports; exam and revision skills; group work and presentations; confidence with numbers; time management
  • Level of access: full text.

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Martindale: the complete drug reference

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  • Subject coverage: encyclopaedia on drugs and medicines, herbals, diagnostic agents, radiopharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical excipients, toxins, and poisons
  • Type of content: reference work
  • Date range: current
  • Level of access: full text.

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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law

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  • Subject coverage: public international law
  • Size/scope: encyclopaedia
  • Type of Content: reference work
  • Date range: current
  • Level of access: full text.

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Medicines Complete

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  • Subject coverage: drugs and toxicology database
  • Size/scope: British National Formulary, Clarke’s Analysis of Drugs and Poisons, Martindale: the Complete Drug Reference and Stockley’s Drug Interactions
  • Type of Content: reference work
  • Date range: current
  • Level of access: full text.

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Medline Complete

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  • Subject coverage: medical database focusing on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, toxicology, anthropology and biology. Uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing to search citations
  • Size/scope: 5400 academic journals indexed, 2100 full text journals incorporated
  • Type of Content: academic journal articles
  • Date range: 1865 onwards
  • Level of access: some full text available.

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Migration to New Worlds

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  • Subject coverage: migration to the New World and Australasia between 1800 and 1924
  • Size/scope: over 250,000 images
  • Type of content: Colonial Office files on emigration, diaries and travel journals, ship logs and plans, printed literature, objects, watercolours, and oral histories

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Mintel

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  • Subject coverage: For a full list of sectors, themes and demographics covered, click on the 'Category Overview' option when you access Mintel. Here's a shortlist of categories: Automotive; Beauty and Personal Care; Drink; Food; Foodservice; Health and Wellbeing; Leisure; Lifestyles; Media; Retail - Clothing and Footwear; Retail - Home; Retail - Overview; Technology; Travel; UK Retail Briefing.
  • Size/scope: covering domestic consumer products and services, plus marketing news and reports from UK trade press
  • Level of access: full text available.

Note: Use of Mintel is restricted to academic use only

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Mintel Market Sizes

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  • Subject coverage: Industries covered : Automotive; Beauty; Clothing; Consumer Electronics; Drinks; Electrical Goods; Finance; Food; Foodservice;  Holiday & Travel; Household; Insurance; Leisure; Media; Pharmaceuticals; Retail; Telecommunications
  • Size/scope: Quantitative Database providing market sizes, segmentation, market share and socio economic data for 34 countries.
  • Level of access: Market size data.

Note: Use of Mintel Market Sizes is restricted to academic use only and permits the  download or print of no more than fifty-five (55) Datasets per Session. It also permits an authorised user to include in any dissertation or thesis a combination of no more than five (5) each of the following: (a) up to twenty-five percent (25%) of a single Snapshots report and (b) a Dataset

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