This list contains details of electronic databases available to Oxford Brookes staff and students on the web. Databases allow you to search for references for journal articles and other publications and sources in your subject area. Some databases provide an indexing service only, some also provide abstracts (summaries) and others are full text.
ACM Digital Library
Full text of every article ever published by ACM and bibliographic citations from major publishers in computing
Box of Broadcasts (BoB)
An online archive giving you access to thousands of recorded radio and TV programmes including films. It allows users to record programmes which will then be stored on the database. Log in when prompted with your Brookes username and password.
IEEE Xplore Digital Library
High quality technical literature published since 1988 in the fields of engineering and technology. Includes journal articles, transactions, conference proceedings and standards.
Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary database that indexes a wide variety of journals including film and computing.
Communication & Mass Media Complete
Undoubtedly one of the most important databases for Communication, Media and Culture. The database covers subjects such as advertising, broadcasting, communication, cultural studies, film, journalism, language and linguistics, mass media, radio, rhetoric and television.
An international news database covering 152 countries in 22 languages. Includes national and local newspapers as well as trade and professional publications. Also good for company information.
MarketLine provides accurate and up-to-date research reports on companies, industries and countries for every major marketplace in the world. Reports include Company SWOT analysis, Industry Five Forces Analysis and Country PESTLE analysis.
UK market research data. Useful reports in the Technology & Media category.
Performing Arts Periodicals Database
A key database for Film but also includes articles on computer games and television.
RILM abstracts of music literature
Covers material published since 1967. Good for digital and all aspects of soundtracks for film and television.
Contains around 2500 full text journals published by Elsevier, mainly in science, technology and medicine. Full text coverage for most journals in the collection is available from 2002 to present.