Electronic resources for researchers

  • Databases : indexes to journals and other material. Some of the databases also include full text items. Unable to connect? You can also link to our electronic resources through your PIP pages.

    Electronic journals

    Electronic books

    Statistical information, including Census data

    Government information

    OpenSIGLE: bibliographical references of reports and other grey literature produced in Europe, including details of government publications, technical reports, newsletters, bulletins, white papers, position papers, factsheets, conference proceedings and other publications.

    Full-text copies of developing country research from the shelves of the  British Library for Development Studies (BLDS). These publications have been made available online to a global audience through partnership agreements between BLDS and research institutes in Africa and Asia.

    SUNCAT: is a free service which enables researchers to locate serials held in 70 libraries throughout the UK, including the British Library and other major research collections. SUNCAT contains information on both print and electronic serials, including journals, periodicals, newspapers, newsletters, magazines, annual reports and other publications of a continuing nature.

    Web of Science: a multidisciplinary database comprising the Arts and Humanities Citation Index (1975-); Social Science Citation Index Expanded covering behavioural and social sciences (1970-) and Science Citation Index Expanded covering natural, physical and biomedical sciences, some engineering (1970-).

    Journal Citation Reports - citation data from over 7500 journals in science, technology and the social sciences. It identifies the most frequently cited and highest impact journals in a subject area.

    Google Scholar

    Subject help: for information about electronic resources in specific subject areas