Electronic databases - title list V: Available in the Library's Reading Rooms
The electronic databases available in the British Library's London Reading Rooms cover business and intellectual property, the humanities (including rare books and music), manuscripts, maps, science, social science and official publications, newspapers and our Asia, Pacific & Africa Collections.
Owing to licensing restrictions, these resources can only be accessed from British Library workstations within our Reading Rooms and Business & IP Centre.
Except where indicated, titles are available in all the Library's London Reading Rooms.
of the UK and European retail industry. Sectors covered include clothing
and footwear, food and drink, DIY, electricals, homewares and personal care.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Business Information desk.
|Victorian Popular Culture: Music Hall, Theatre and Popular Entertainment|| Consists of a wide range of primary source material dating from the 18 th century to the 1930's. Features material on music halls, theatre (legitimate and illegitimate), pantomime, pleasure gardens, scientific institutions and visual delights such as magic lanterns shows and dioramas.
NB: The Library only has access to the Music Hall, Theatre and Popular Entertainment module of this resource.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Humanities Reference Enquiry desk.
research tool for literary scholars presents the complete works
of Virginia Woolf in a flexible and accessible format. Including
variant editions, reading notebooks and typescript drafts, this
disc supports an in-depth study of language, character refinement
and plot development throughout Woolf's oeuvre.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Manuscripts Reference Enquiry desk.
|Virtual visits to the cities of Europe||Travel guides and 3D
maps for 12 European cities.
NB: Only available from the standalone terminal in the Maps Reading Room.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Maps Reference Enquiry desk.
|VOC documents - Burma||Transcripts of all VOC (Dutch East India Company) documents pertaining to Burma to be found in the VOC Archives at the Dutch National Archives in the Hague - a comprehensive list of collection items which includes the catalogue numbers.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Asian & African Studies Reference Enquiry desk.
|Vogue Archive||Entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to
the present day, including all text, graphics, ads, covers and fold-outs, indexed and
in colour. Contents represent the work of designers, photographers, stylists and
illustrators of the 20th and 21st centuries and are a primary source for the study of
fashion, gender and modern social history.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Humanities, Rare Books & Music or Social Sciences Reference Enquiry desks.