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History, Politics and Social Sciences: Eresources

Introduction

In this page you can find the names of the most relevant databases specific for your subject area. Here you have an opportunity to explore and investigate what online resources the Library can offer you.

Remember all these resources are available through the My Learning/Learning Support pages in the portal.

BFI Inview

A collection of over 2,000 non-fiction film and television titles from the 20th century to the early 21st.

EBSCO Research Databases

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Full text academic articles that are part of the EBSCO package are available through any of these three titles:

  • Academic Search Premier
  • Humanities International Complete
  • Business Source Premier

The content of this database is crossdisciplinary. Students from all the disciplines in the Humanities and Social Science spectrum will find relevant content in this database.

How to find ebooks

You can search for our ebooks in LibrarySearch in the portal and via the separate eresource platforms. In LibrarySearch ebooks can be retrieved from search results by choosing Format then Ebooks in the Library Resources filter column.

Ebooks are accessible via the University portal from the Online databases and academic journals link in the My Learning/Learning Support page.

Ebook PDF guides

Taylor & Francis Online

We have access to the Social Sciences and Humanities Collection in Taylor and Francis Online. The resource provides full text coverage back to 1997 and up to the current year. This is particularly useful for users of Education Research Complete in EBSCO where embargoes are in place on the accessibility of the most recent articles published within the last 18 months.

It can be accessed on and off campus via the My Learning/Learning Support pages in the portal.

British Library Archival Sound Recordings

An online digital resource of sound recordings reflecting the broad spectrum of the British Library's holdings.

This collection of sounds include a section dedicated to "Accents and Dialects" that may be relevant for students in any of the Languages courses.

There is as well a section dedicated to Oral History and another one for Arts, Literature and Performance.