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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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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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Anatomy and Physiology Online

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  • Subject coverage: online, interactive human anatomy and physiology
  • Type of content: 3-D images, clinical examples, case studies, quizzes, multiple choice questions.

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Anatomy TV

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  • Subject coverage: online, interactive version of the world's most detailed 3D model of the human anatomy
  • Type of content: interactive 3-D images, quizzes, multiple choice questions.

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Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination

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Bates' Visual Guide features head-to-toe and systems physical exam videos completely reshot with an emphasis on clinical accuracy and patient care

  • Subject coverage: physical examination and history taking.
  • Type of content: videos and case studies.

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BNI (British Nursing Index)

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  • Subject coverage: nursing and midwifery database; useful resource for current trends in UK nursing care and policy for nursing and midwifery students, clinical, academic, and management staff and researchers.
  • Size/scope: over 200 UK journals and other English language titles
  • Type of content: journal articles
  • Date range: 1994 to present
  • Level of access: Some links to full text

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Childlink

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  • Subject coverage: archive of documents relating to child health and welfare.
  • Type of content: current news, parliamentary debates, government papers, legislation and statistics, journal articles.
  • Level of access: full text

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CINAHL Complete

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  • Subject coverage: the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature covers virtually all English language core journals in nursing and allied health disciplines, as well as publications from the American Nurses Association and the National League for Nursing
  • Size/scope: over 5,400 journals
  • Type of content: journal articles
  • Date range: 1937 to present
  • Level of access: full text of over 1,300 journals.
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Cochrane Library

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  • Subject coverage: Global resource for best evidence in healthcare
  • Type of content: Collection of databases containing randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews, health economics and methodologies
  • Level of access: No login required.

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Functional Anatomy

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A dynamic resource of 3D anatomy with an extensive series of 3D muscle function animations that gives a new perspective on functional anatomy.

  • Subject coverage: online, interactive human anatomy and physiology.
  • Type of content: 3-D images, clinical examples, case studies, quizzes, multiple choice questions.

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Hospitality and Tourism Complete

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  • Subject coverage: hospitality and tourism
  • Size/scope: 500,000 records
  • Type of content: academic journal articles
  • Date range: 1965 onwards
  • Level of access: some full text available.
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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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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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NICE Evidence Services

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  • Subject coverage: Medical and healthcare
  • Type of content: wide range of materials including primary research literature, practical implementation tools, guidelines and policy documents
  • Level of access: most content is freely available without the need for username or password, but some requires an NHS Athens account. Students studying on NHS-related programmes are able to obtain an NHS Athens account. Invitations were emailed at the beginning of the academic year.

PubMed

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  • Subject coverage: multidisciplinary database focusing on medical and life sciences
  • Size/scope: includes over 18 million citations from Medline
  • Type of content: academic journal articles
  • Date range: 1948 onwards
  • 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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Springerlink

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  • Subject coverage: Subject coverage: Multidisciplinary
  • Size/scope: 1100 Springer and Kluwer e-journals in a wide range of subject areas including life sciences; humanities; computer science; biomedicine; clinical medicine and economics
  • Type of content: academic journal articles
  • Date range: 1997-present
  • Level of access: Full text available.

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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.

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