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Environmental Sciences, Ecology and Geography

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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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Barbour Environment, Health and Safety

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  • Subject coverage: Documentation on legislation, regulations and standards, including HSE, Environment Agency and BSI, plus case law and prosecutions from key sources
  • Size/scope: Over 600 information providers
  • Type of content: Academic journal article
  • Level of access: Some full text available.

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Biodiversity Heritage Library

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  • Subject coverage: A consortium of 12 major natural history museum libraries, botanical libraries, and research institutions organized to digitize, serve, and preserve the legacy literature of biodiversity
  • Size/scope: Over 37,000 titles
  • Type of content: Content may be freely viewed through the online reader or downloaded in part or as a complete work in PDF, OCR text, or JPG2000 file formats. Help provided with downloading content.

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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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Digimap

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  • Registration: Registration is required under the terms of the Digimap licence. The registration process includes accepting the terms and conditions of the licence. Further information on the registration process can be found here.
  • Subject coverage: maps and map data of Great Britain
  • Size/scope: six collections: Ordnance Survey with all current OS maps. Geology Digimap with maps from the British Geological survey.  Historic Digimap with historic Ordnance Survey maps. Marine Digimap with UK marine and coastal zone map data. Environment Digimap with Land Cover maps from 2007, 2000, & 1997. Aerial Digimap offering aerial photography from Getmapping Plc
  • Type of content: maps
  • Level of access: data is available either to download to use with appropriate application software such as GIS or CAD, or as printable maps generated by Digimap online.

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The ENDS Report

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  • Subject coverage: news, analysis and reference across the carbon, environmental and sustainability agenda 
  • Size/scope: analysis, reports, documents, webinars and email bulletins
  • Type of content: subject channels; air, energy, land, law, management, politics, products, waste, water, careers and countries
  • Level of access: full text.

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Emerald Insight

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  • Subject coverage: management, marketing and accounting journals (plus multidisciplinary topics such as law, hospitality and tourism, quality etc.)
  • Size/scope: abstracts from 500 journals including full text of articles from 240 management journals
  • Type of content: academic journal article
  • Level of access: some full text available.

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Environment Complete

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  • Subject coverage: environment studies
  • Size/scope: over 2,200 titles
  • Type of content: journal articles, book reviews, conference proceedings
  • Level of access: full text of over 900 titles.
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GreenFILE

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  • Subject coverage: Human impact on the environment
  • Type of content: academic journal articles
  • Level of access: some full text available.
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JSTOR

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  • Subject coverage: Multidisciplinary database
  • Size/scope: 1,500 academic journals indexed
  • Type of content: academic journal article
  • Date range: 1780-
  • Level of access: Some full text available

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Lawtel

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  • Subject coverage: law
  • Type of content: contains cases, legislation, details of Parliamentary Bills, green and white papers, a daily update of new legal issues
  • Level of access: full text available.

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Lexis®Library

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  • Subject coverage: Law and tax
  • Type of content: Access to UK legislation currently in force, many law report series and some full text journals and UK newspapers. Includes full text works of legal commentary, plus forms and precedents. Provides an online version of Halsbury’s Laws. Contains EU and international legal materials
  • Level of access: Some full text available.

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Natural Disaster and Extreme Weather Information Center

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  • Subject coverage: multidisciplinary database focusing on extreme weather scenarios
  • Size/scope: 120,000 academic journal articles indexed
  • Type of content: e-books
  • Level of access: some full text available

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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
  • Date range: 1872 onwards
  • Level of access: some 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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TOXLINE/TOXNET

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  • Subject coverage: Toxicology
  • Size/scope: National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database for toxicology. TOXLINE covers much of the standard journal literature in toxicology
  • Type of content: Academic journal article
  • Level of access: Some full text available.

UK Data Service

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  • Subject coverage: UK government, census and social data
  • Type of content: census data, statistics, longitudinal studies, geographical boundary data in GIS formats
  • Date range: 1971 to present
  • Level of access: first time users must complete the one off registration process.

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Web of Science

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  • Subject coverage: Arts, Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences
  • Size/scope: Citation databases that allow searching for a specific article by subject, author, journal or author address. It is also possible to search for articles that cite a known author or work
    Web of Science consists of:
    Science Citation Index 1899-present
    Social Sciences Citation Index 1898-present
    Arts & Humanities Citation Index 1975-present
    Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science 1990-present
    Biosis Previews Archive 1969-2008
    Medline 1950-present
    Journal Citation Reports and Essential Science Indicators
  • Type of content: academic journal article
  • Date range: 1945-
  • Level of access: Some links to full text.

>> User Guide

>> Cross Search Workbook

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Westlaw UK

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  • Subject coverage: legal database
  • Size/scope: Statutes and Statutory Instruments currently in force and broad coverage of law report series. Some full text law journals. Contains selected practitioner's materials. Includes EU legislation and case law. If you require international materials, click on 'Region' (top left of screen), then select 'International'
  • Type of content: legal materials
  • Level of access: Some full text available.

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Wiley Digital Archive

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  • Subject coverage: history of science, STEM, natural History, and the connections between scientific, cultural and geopolitical history
  • Size/scope: a continuous program of new databases comprised of unique or rare historical primary sources
  • Contents: British Association for the Advancement of Science (years covered: 1830-1970), New York Academy of Sciences (years covered: 1803 – 2013), Royal Anthropological Institute (years covered: 1763-2016), Royal College of Physicians (years covered: 1205-1980), Royal Geographical Society (years covered: 1478-1953)
  • Type of content: manuscripts, field notes, maps and charts, photographs, illustrations, monographs, ephemera, newspaper and periodical clippings, and reports and grey literature
  • Level of access: full text access.