Electronic Resources

  • Early English Books Online. ProQuest, 2001.
    • A digital library of the earliest works in the English language in a wide range of subject areas. The resource provides access to over 125,000 individual works described in the Short-Title Catalogue I, 1475-1640 (Pollard & Redgrave), the Short-Title Catalogue II, 1641-1700 (Wing) and the Thomason Tracts, a compendium of broadsides on the English Civil War printed between 1640 and 1661. It comprises over 22.5 million page images and is by far the largest research collection of its kind available online.
  • ISI Web of Science®. ISI Thomson Scientific, 2001.
    • In line with its commitment to developing electronic resources in the context of the hybrid library, and to delivering access to new forms of science provision, the Library has subscribed to the ISI Web of Science, the online resource offering seamless web access to the Science Citation Index Expanded, the Social Sciences Citation Index and the Arts and Humanities Citation Index. This resource indexes over 8,500 research journals and includes data back to 1997. Older data is still accessible on the separate CD-ROMs for each Index.
  • Oxford Reference Online. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    • A digital reference library, bringing together a hundred language and subject dictionaries and reference works published by Oxford University Press into a single cross-searchable resource. Oxford Reference Online and xreferplus, described below, together provide an extensive range of reference data accessible on the Library's Electronic Resources Network.
  • ScienceDirect. New York: ScienceDirect.
    • The world's largest scientific, technical and medical database. The Library has access for the calendar year 2003 to the electronically searchable content of the full range of around 1,700 titles, mainly journals, published or provided by Elsevier Science and certain other publishers. From 2004, the Library's subscription to ScienceDirect will be based on subject collections covering specific disciplines. Accessible on the Library's Electronic Resources Network
  • xreferplus. London: xrefer.
    • A digital reference library, offering searching and browsing access to over a million entries and 5,000 images in 120 high-quality reference books from over 20 of the world's most respected publishers.

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