Use databases to search for details of articles, published in all the most important journals in a particular subject area.
Considered by some to be the leading database in the field of Sport, Coaching and Physical Education, SPORTDiscus contains information on sports medicine, exercise physiology, physical fitness, sports science, sports psychology, biomechanics, training, teaching, programming and coaching material.
A database that covers all aspects of physiology and includes over 30,000 pages from the Handbook of physiology series.
Web of Science
This host service provides a single route to many of the key scientific databases subscribed to by Brookes. These are: the Web of Science Core Collection (including the Science Citation Index); MEDLINE; Biosis Citation Index; Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science; and Journal Citation Reports. Databases can be searched individually or together and bibliographic records will link to any full-text content available via Full Text Finder.
Academic Search Complete
A full-text database providing full articles, with their accompanying indexing and abstracts, across a wide range of subjects.
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.
Biomedicine and health care. Compiled by the National Library of Medicine (USA), MEDLINE contains bibliographic information drawn primarily from life sciences literature, published since 1966. Specifically, medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences. Contains over 12 million bibliographic citations and abstracts from more than 4,600 biomedical journals. Full text links may be available for some records.
A large international medical, biomedical and healthcare database which also includes veterinary, animal health and other life science journal titles.
A broad based Psychology database, coverage includes abstracts of books, journal articles and dissertations. Covers material published since 1887 Contains more than 1.5 million references.
If you are trying to find out how effective a treatment is then search this database which indexes Cochrane reviews. A Cochrane review is seen as the gold standard of evidence based healthcare as it brings together every piece of research on an intervention from around the world and draws conclusions based on all of the evidence available.
Routledge Online Studies on the Olympic and Paralympic Games
A learning resource, publishing scholarly and multidisciplinary research on the Olympic and Paralympic Games. ROSO contains over 1000 journal articles and book chapters on themes including: the media, education, gender, politics, governance, management, law, business, ethics, legacies, the environment, disability studies, athletic performance and history.
Statista offers access to statistics and studies on 80,000 topics and 170 industries. It contains statistics, infographics, market surveys, consumer surveys, industry and country reports. Sources include government institutions, such as statistical offices and ministries, international organisations, market research institutes, and trade journals. Data on the gross advertising market (Nielsen) and buying and consumption behaviour/brands(VuMa) and other paid sources such as Mintel, YouGov, eMarketer, Kantar and PwC are also included.
British Education Index
Covers mostly British and European Education journals, as well as some research reports and conference papers. Lots of the articles (not all) have the full text available.
Nursing, health care. The CINAHL Database covers the following allied health fields: Athletic Training, Audiology, Cardiopulmonary Technology, Dental Hygiene, Emergency Services, Health Information Management, Medical Assisting, Medical/Laboratory Technology, Nutrition and Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Physician's Assistant, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Therapy, Social Service in Health Care, Speech-Language Pathology, Surgical Technology. Covers material published since 1982. In total, more than 1200 serial publications are regularly reviewed and indexed. Since 1986 abstracts have been included and are now available for 600 journal titles. Full text for selected items is available.
Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection
A collection of seminar style talks/lectures by leading world experts on all aspects of biomedical and life sciences. The talks can be searched as a whole but are arranged into subject categories. There are over 3000 talks, which vary in length from about 20 minutes to an hour. The collection is regularly expanded and updated as new series and talks are added.
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.