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A-Z Databases

Find the best library databases for your research.


Electronic Journals

Electronic Journals

Check whether we have full-text access by searching our list of individual journal titles:

Databases help

Databases help

This guide contains links to all of the research databases which the Library subscribes to. Click on a link to log-in.

Access to databases containing dictionaries, newspaper articles, television programmes and legal information is via the "All Database Types" filter tab.

If you find an article in a database which is not available as a full-text option then try the following steps:

  1. Check the Electronic Journals to see if a full-text copy exists in another database;
  2. Request the article via the inter-library loan service.

If you would like to find out more about using these databases contact your Academic Subject Librarian

New Databases

We've subscribed to these databases within the last six months:
Karger Fast Facts Medical Ebooks Collection This link opens in a new window
Alternate Name(s): Karger; Fast Facts
A collection of 175 free "fast facts" ebooks on a wide-range of medical topics. Fast Facts address knowledge gaps in healthcare enabling a dialogue between healthcare professionals, patients and other stakeholders from the healthcare ecosystem. We provide premium content to improve medical practice and our goal is to promote health through communication with a global network of medical practitioners and patients.

You may need to register to access full content. Scroll to bottom of page to see the Download option to download the PDF of the ebook.
Lexis+ Legal News Hub This link opens in a new window
Trial access to this database will end on 31st August 2023

Lexis+ Legal News Hub delivers breaking legal news and analysis from within the Lexis+ service keeping you up-to-date on the latest developments in the law and the legal industry.

Access is available via the Legal News Hub link in the dock on the left-hand side of the screen.

If you would like to give us feedback on this trial, please fill in our survey.
nkoda This link opens in a new window
  • Registration required
Digital sheet music app providing access to over 100 thousand publisher editions of sheet music from a wide-range range of classical and contemporary composers.

Download the nkoda app (Windows, Apple, Android) for full functionality.

Access details: Always use the institution option to login. For more information on access please see our nkoda FAQ.
Oxford Handbooks Online - Music Collection This link opens in a new window
Find the most current, authoritative coverage of music research with Oxford Handbooks: spanning music theory and sound studies, history, politics and ethnomusicality, including studies on a variety of music genres, musical theatre, even dance and theatre.
Social Policy and Practice This link opens in a new window
Abstract and index database of evidence-based social science research covering public and social policy issues and incorporating reports, surveys and statistics.
WGSN Fashion This link opens in a new window
  • Registration required
Access to the leading resource for trend content, tools and technology.

You will need to register with the site before you can access the content.

Request a trial

Request a Trial

We can often request trial access to a database not listed on these pages. If there's a resource you want to look at in more detail let us know the details: