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Academic Search Ultimate

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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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Access Engineering

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  • Subject coverage: engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science, electronics, sustainability, energy, business
  • Size/scope: over 690 sources
  • Type of content: eBooks, instructional videos, calculators, interactive tables and data
  • Level of access: full text.

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AgeInfo

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  • Subject coverage: The Centre for Policy on Ageing database of information on aging and older age. Aimed at service providers, practitioners, policy makers, researchers, and students
  • Type of content: Books, journal articles, statistics, reports, government publications
  • Data range: 1975 to present
  • Level of access: Some full text available.

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Art & Architecture Complete

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  • Subject coverage: art, architecture, design
  • Size/scope: over 1,000 titles
  • Type of content: journal articles, books, images
  • Level of access: full text of over 600 titles.

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British Standards Online

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Restrictions on use
Access to British Standards Online is provided for educational purposes only. It must not be used for the purpose of University business processes (including but not limited to Health & Safety, Estate Management) or for monetary reward (including but not limited to knowledge transfer partnerships)

  • Subject coverage: British Standards (BS); British adopted European Standards (BS EN) and British adopted International Standards (BS ISO)
  • Type of content: British Standards
  • Level of access: full text.

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Business Source Ultimate

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  • Subject coverage: business and management
  • Size/scope: over 45,000 sources
  • Type of content: academic journal articles and business trade titles
  • Level of access: Some full text available.

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Espacenet - Patent Search

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  • Subject coverage: patents
  • Size/scope: European Patent Office database of over 70 million documents from all European countries, including Great Britain. Provides information about inventions and technical developments from 1836 to the present.

Gartner

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  • Subject coverage: information technology related research and advice
  • Size/ scope: reports and news service compiled by research analysts and consultants in 85 countries
  • Type of content: reports
  • Level of access: some full text is available.

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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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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.

Passport (Euromonitor International)

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  • Subject coverage: online market research tool monitors industry trends and gives you strategic analysis and a market size and market share database for products across key countries. Passport is Euromonitor International's global market analysis software platform, which analyses the industry in countries around the world
  • Size/scope: 24 industry categories for 80 countries. Economy and consumer data for 210 countries
  • Type of content: marketing research reports
  • Level of access: full text.

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Patent Server: United States Patent and Trademark Office

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  • Subject coverage: US patents
  • Type of content: patents, searchable by patent number to 1975 and by full text from 1975
  • Date range: 1790 onwards
  • Level of access: full text.

ScienceDirect

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  • Subject coverage: Health, science and medicine
  • Size/scope: 1700 Elsevier journals. The service includes access to Medline with links to the content of Elsevier journals
  • Type of content: Academic journal articles
  • Level of access: Some links to full text available.

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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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Which?

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  • Subject coverage: Consumer information
  • Size/scope: Online version of Which? magazines
  • Type of content: News, reviews and recommendations on various products, plus, reports about various industries including technology, travel, environment, finance, motor trade and hospitality
  • Level of access: Full text available.

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