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  • Subject coverage: Science; social science; education; psychology; language and linguistics; arts and literature
  • Size/scope: over 17,000 titles
  • Type of content: journal articles, book reviews, conference proceedings
  • Level of access: Full text of over 10,000 titles.

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ACM Digital Library

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  • Subject coverage: Articles and conference proceedings published by the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) and citations of major computing publishers
  • Type of content: journal articles, conference proceedings
  • Date range: 1985 to present
  • Level of access: Full-text articles; full text of conference proceedings from 1991 only.

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CREDOreference

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  • Subject coverage: online reference books including encyclopaedias, dictionaries and thesauri in a wide range of subject areas. Search single titles, subject clusters or all titles. 
  • Size/scope: over 600
  • Type of content: e-books
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  • Level of access: some full text available.

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Ebook Central Academic Complete

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  • Subject coverage: multidisciplinary database of ebooks
  • Size/scope: 146,000 e-books covering all academic subjects including: business and economics; computers, engineering and applied science; education; humanities; science, medicine and allied health; social sciences
  • Type of content: academic books
  • Level of access: full text.

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Gale Reference Complete

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  • Subject coverage: multidisciplinary with collections focused on journalism, history and English literature
  • Size/Scope: over 28,000 journals, 1,700 e-book editions, 13 million pages of historical primary sources and 1.5 million items of literature criticism and full-text literary works
  • Type of content: major daily and regional newspapers (Gale OneFile News), multidisciplinary journals (Gale Academic OneFile), reference works (Gale eBooks) and primary historical (Archives Unbound) and literary (Gale Literary Sources) archives
  • Date range: archival sources from 13th century onwards
  • Level of access: mixture of abstract and full-text access.

O'Reilly

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  • Subject coverage: digital library of e-books and videos covering subjects such as business, computing, programming, design and engineering
  • Level of access: full-text.

Scopus

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  • Subject coverage: Sciences and social sciences
  • Size/scope:Citation database indexing 15,000 peer-reviewed journals from more than 4,000 publishers, open access journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, book series, patent records and scientific web pages. It contains over 33 million records
  • Type of content: Citation data
  • Date range: 1841-present
  • Level of access: Some links to full text available.

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