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A B C D E F G H I J K M N O P R S T U W Z
Name Brief Description Format
Food Science and Technology Abstracts
1969 to present
Covers food sciences, food products and food processing, including journal articles, books, conferences, reports, patents and legislation. Online
Geobase
1980 to present
Multidisciplinary database containing bibliographic information and abstracts in the fields of development studies, the earth sciences, ecology, geomechanics, human geography, and oceanography. The database provides current coverage of over 1,800 journals and archive coverage of several thousand additional titles. Online
GEOREF
1785 to present
Covers worldwide technical literature on geology and geophysics. Online
Global Health
1910 to present
Specialist international public health database which is particularly strong in the areas of tropical medicine, infectious diseases, vector control, food safety and epidemiology. Online
GreenFile
1984 to present
Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for approximately 295,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,600 records.
This resource is freely available on the Internet.
Online
Health and Psychosocial Instruments
1985 to present
Provides access to information about measuring instruments in the fields of health, psychology, organisational behaviour and library and information science. Covers questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, coding schemes/manuals, rating scales, projective techniques, vignettes/scenarios and tests. Online
HMIC Health Management Information Consortium Comprising of the UK Department of Health Library & Information Services, the Nuffield Institute for Health Information Resource Centre of Leeds University Library, and the King's Fund Library. Online
ICONDA
1976 to present
The CIB International Construction Database covering all forms of building construction, architecture and planning. Online
IEEE Xplore Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers Access to most IEEE and IET journals, magazines & conference proceedings published since 1988, and current IEEE standards. Covers engineering & technology industries, including power & energy, telecommunications & information technology. Online
Index of Organism Names The most complete source of organism names available with millions of animal names, both extant and extinct, at all taxonomic ranks, reported in the scientific literature since 1978, together with plant and virus names. Online
INDEX TO THESES
1970 to present
This database covers theses accepted by universities in Great Britain and Ireland from 1716 onwards, with abstracts from 1970. The full-text of many of the theses included may be consulted via EThOS, the British Library's Electronic Theses Online Service. Online
Informit Health Collection Full text databases providing access to core nursing and allied health information from the Australasian region. Content includes research articles, reports and case studies.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Asian & African Studies and Science Reference Enquiry desks.
Online
INSPEC
(Available through Engineering Village)
1969 to present
Provides bibliographic references with abstracts to worldwide published literature on physics, electronics, electrical engineering, computer science and information technology. Online
INTERNATIONAL PHARMACEUTICAL ABSTRACTS
1970 to present
Includes clinical and technical drug information, pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical education. Online
Journal Citation Reports Bibliometric tool which allows users to evaluate and measure the impact of scholary journals with statistical information based on citation data. Updated annually. Access to : JCR Science Edition (2003-present); JCR Social Sciences Edition (2005-present). Online
Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology Covers all areas of the chemical industry and allied fields. A useful resource for chemists, biochemists, engineers and anyone needing information on chemistry related topics. Online