1. Acoustical Society of America

Subject Strengths

•    General Linear Acoustics; Nonlinear Acoustics; Atmospheric Acoustics and Aeroacoustics; Underwater Sound; Ultrasonics and Physical Acoustics; Transduction, Acoustical Measurements, Instrumentation, Applied Acoustics; Structural Acoustics and Vibration; Noise: Effects and Control; Architectural Acoustics; Acoustic Signal Processing; Physiological Acoustics; Psychological Acoustics; Speech Production; Speech Perception; Speech Processing; Musical Acoustics; Bioacoustics; Computational Acoustics; Mathematical Acoustics

2. American Astronomical Society

Subject Strengths:

•    Astronomy; Astrophysics; Physics

3. American Chemical Society

Subject Strengths:

•    Agriculture; Biochemical Research Methods; Biochemistry, Molecular Biology; Biotechnology, Applied Microbiology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Crystallography; Energy and Fuels; Chemical Engineering; Environmental Sciences; Food Science & Technology; Materials Science; Pharmacology & Pharmacy; Plant Sciences; Polymer Science; Toxicology

4. American Institute of Physics journals

Subject Strengths:

•    Applied and multidisciplinary physics

5. American Physical Society

Subject Strengths:

•    Physics; Applied physics; Atomic, molecular and optical physics; Condensed matter and materials physics; Nuclear physics; Particles, fields, gravitation, and cosmology; Statistical, non-linear, and soft matter physics; Accelerators and beams; Physics education research

6. Annual Reviews

Annual Reviews publications operate as a high-quality filter, prioritizing and synthesizing the primary research literature in disciplines for the Biomedical, Life, Physical and Social Sciences

Subject Strengths:

•    Biomedical/Life Sciences; Physical Sciences; Social Sciences; Economics

7. ASABE Technical Information Library

Subject Strengths:

•    Agricultural engineering; Agricultural health and safety; Power and machinery; Soil and water; Food and process engineering; Structures and environment; Information and electrical technologies; Biological engineering; Forest engineering

8. British Institute of Radiology Journals

Subject Strengths:


•    diagnostic radiology; radiotherapy; oncology; nuclear medicine; ultrasound; radiation physics; radiation protection; radiobiology

BJR/case reports:

•    diagnostic radiology; radiotherapy; radiation sciences


•    oral radiology; head and neck imaging

9. CABI Publishing - Global Health Databas

Subject Strengths:

•    Parasitic Diseases; Medicinal and Poisonous Plants; Community and Public Health; Human Nutrition; Communicable Diseases, including AIDS and HIV

10. Cambridge University Press - Cambridge Journals Online

Subject Strengths:

•    Politics; Linguistics; Social Science; Humanities; Law; Mathematics; Science; Medicine

11. Canadian Science Publishing

Subject Strengths:

•    Botany; cell biology; chemistry; civil engineering; earth science; fisheries and aquatic sciences; forestry; microbiology; physics; sport science; zoology

12. Cochrane Library

Subject Strengths:

•    Evidence based medicine
•    Clinical trials

13. De Gruyter LIS Books

Subject Strengths:

Library and Information Science

14. De Gruyter LIS Journals

Subject Strengths:

Library and Information Science

15. Duke University Press Journals

Subject Strengths:

Disciplines within the humanities and sciences: from East Asian cultural studies to French history, from lesbian and gay studies to mathematics and the history of economic thought, from feminism, culture and media studies to medieval and early modern studies.


Subject Strengths:

Communication & Mass Media

17. EBSCO Host Research Databases

Access to 8 major databases: Academic Search Premier; Business Source Premier; ERIC; Masterfile Premier; Newspaper Source; Health Source : Nursing & Academic; Health Source : Consumer Edition; Medline.

Subject Strengths:

•    Good coverage of most branches of social sciences and humanities
•    Strong business coverage
•    Strong nursing, medicine and allied health coverage
•    Dedicated newspaper database, kept separate from peer-reviewed content

18. Edinburgh University Press Developing Countries Initiative

Subject Strengths:

•    Literary Studies; Philosophy; Historical Studies; Linguistics; Film & Media Studies; Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies; Politics; Law; Scottish Studies

19. Geological Society - The Lyell Collection Complete

Subject Strengths:

•    Geology
•    Earth Sciences

20. HST - Libraries in a Digital Age

Subject Strengths: Digital libraries

21. HST - The Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection

Subject Strengths: Biomedicine and life sciences

22. IET Digital Library

Subject Strengths:

•    Electrical and electronic engineering; Telecommunications; Computing; Power; Control; Radar; Circuits; Materials; Life sciences related research; IT

23. IMF eLibrary

Subject Strengths:

•    Economic data; Monetary policy; Financial stability; Economic development; Forecasts and outlooks; Poverty reduction

24. Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences – INFORMS

Subject Strengths:

•    Operations Research; Management Science; Analytics; Operations Management; Information Systems; Decision Analysis; Research Theory; Marketing Research and Science; Computing and Information Technologies; Research Theory; Strategic Management; Mathematical Theory; Supply Chain Management; Science Research and Education


Subject Strengths:

•    Business; Economics; History; Political Science; Language & Literature; Art & Art History; Music; Mathematics & Statistics; Education; Area Studies; Life Sciences; Ecology & Botany

26. Liebert Online

Subject Strengths:

•    Biotechnology; Biomedical research/life sciences; Clinical medicine and surgery; Law

27. Nature Publishing Group Journals

Subject Strengths:


•    Chemistry; Drug discovery; Biotechnology; Materials; Methods & Protocol; Clinical Practice & Research:
•    Cancer; Cardiovascular medicine; Dentistry; Endocrinology; Gastroenterology & Hepatology; Methods & Protocols; Pathology & Pathobiology; Urology

Earth & Environment:

•    Earth sciences; Evolution & Ecology; Geosciences

Life sciences:

•    Biotechnology; Cancer; Development; Drug discovery; Evolution & Ecology; Genetics; Immunolog; Medical research; Methods & Protocols; Microbiology; Molecular cell biology; Neuroscience; Pharmacology; Systems biology

Physical sciences:

•    Physics; Materials; Nanotechnology; Photonics

28. OECD iLibrary

Subject Strengths:

•    Economics; Energy; Environment; Social sciences

29. OSA Journals

Subject Strengths:

The Optical Society of America brings together optics and photonics scientists, engineers, educators, technicians and business leaders.

30. OUP - E-Books American National Biography

Subject Strengths:

American National Biography Online is the premier biographical work on people from all eras who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. You'll find profiles of more than 19,000 men and women from all walks of American life, from the well-known to the infamous to the obscure.

31. OUP - E-books Dictionary of National Biography

Subject Strengths:

Explore the lives of over 57,000 people worldwide who have shaped the British past over the last 2,400 years from the 4th-century BC Greek explorer Pytheas to Princess Diana, and from the founding fathers of America to the Nawabs of Bengal.

32. OUP - E-books Grove Art Online

Subject Strengths:

Over 45,000 articles on fine arts, decorative arts, and architecture

33. OUP - E-Books Oxford English Dictionary Online

Subject Strengths:

The OED covers words from across the English-speaking world, from North America to South Africa, from Australia and New Zealand to the Caribbean. It also offers the best in etymological analysis and in listing of variant spellings, and it shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet.

34. OUP - E-books Oxford Reference Online

Subject Strengths:

•    English dictionaries; Bilingual dictionaries; Quotations dictionaries; Maps and illustrations; Timelines; Encyclopedic dictionaries; Subject dictionaries

35. OUP - E-books Oxford Scholarship Online

Subject Strengths:

Oxford Scholarship Online is a cross-searchable library containing the full text of over 4,600 Oxford books in the humanities, social sciences, sciences medicine, and law. Specially-commissioned abstracts and keywords are available at book and chapter level, and at least 500 new and recently-published books are added each year.

36. OUP - Oxford Journals

Subject Strengths:

•    Biological Sciences; Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Humanities; Social Sciences; Law; Economics, Business, and Finance; Mathematics, Statistics, Computing and Physics

37. Palgrave Macmillan Journals

Subject Strengths:

•    Business and management; economics; education; information systems and technology; political science and international studies; social and cultural studies; urban design and architecture

38. Policy Press

Subject Strengths:

•    Social policy; Social welfare; Family policy; Social work; Public policy; Criminal justice; Housing; Urban policy

39. Royal College of Physicians

Subject Strengths:

•    Clinical medicine; Public Health

40. Royal Society - Royal Society Journals Online

Subject Strengths:

•    Mathematics, engineering and other physical sciences
•    All biological sciences; particularly good on ecology, environment
•    Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary science

41. Royal Society of Chemistry - RSC Journals Archive

Subject Strengths:

Scientific publisher of biology, biophysics, chemical science, materials, medicinal drug discovery and physics high-impact journals and books

42. Royal Society of Chemistry - RSC Journals Online

Subject Strengths:

•    All branches of chemistry including traditional fields (organic, inorganic, analytical chemistry) plus newer developments and cross-disciplinary studies such as natural products and green chemistry
•    Databases in analytical chemistry, catalysts and catalysed reactions, organic synthesis and natural products
•    Specialist reports in: amino acids, peptides and proteins, carbohydrate chemistry. monosaccharides, disaccharides and specific oligosaccharides, catalysis chemical modelling, electron paramagnetic resonance, NMR, organometallic chemistry, organophosphorus chemistry, photochemistry, spectroscopic Properties of inorganic and organometallic compounds

43. Sage Online Journals

Subject Strengths:

•    Humanities; Social Sciences
•    Scientific, Technical and Medical

44. Springer eBooks

Subject Strengths:

•    Behavioural Sciences; Biomedical and Life Sciences; Business and Economics; Chemistry and Material Science; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Science; Energy; Engineering; Humanities, Social Science and Law; Mathematics and Statistics; Medicine; Physics and Astronomy; Professional and Applied Computing

45. Springer Lecture Notes Series

Subject Strengths:

•    Computer Science; Artificial Intelligence; Bioinformatics; Security and Cryptology; Image Processing, Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, and Graphics

46. Taylor & Francis eBestseller Packages

Subject Strengths:

•    Business and Economics; Asian Studies; History; Psychology; Media, Philosophy; Linguistics; Geography; Politics; Architecture; Religion; Classic

47. University of California Press

Subject Strengths:

•    Area Studies; History of Science; Human research and BioEthics; Sociology; Social interaction

48. University of Chicago Journals

Subject Strengths:

•    Economics; Education; Humanities; Law; Life  and Physical Sciences; Social Sciences

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