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E-Resources for non-ARU staff & students ("Walk-In" access)

The following e-resources can be searched by members of the public (with reference access to the Library) from the catalogue terminals located throughout the library buildings. N.B. These resources cannot be accessed in this way from other devices or networks. You may also use our Library "Search" facility to identify books and e-resources but the majority of e-resources found in that way will require an ARU staff or student ID.


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Resources Available for "Walk-In" (I.e. Non-Aru Access)

Allen Press Journals American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AJIDD) American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AJIDD) is a scientific, scholarly, and archival multidisciplinary journal for reporting original contributions of the highest quality to knowledge of intellectual disability, its causes, treatment, and prevention.
American Chemical Society Archives American Chemical Society Archives ACS Legacy Archives provides full-text searching and instant access to all titles, volumes, issues, and articles published by the ACS from 1879 to 1995
ASE Journals (Association for Science Education) Association for Science Education The Association for Science Education (ASE) is the largest subject association in the UK. As the professional body for all those involved in science education from pre-school to higher education, the ASE provides a national network supported by a dedicated staff team. Members include teachers, technicians and advisers. The Association plays a significant role in promoting excellence in teaching and learning of science in schools and colleges.
Audio Engineering Society Audio Engineering Society E-Library The AES E-Library contains over 15,000 fully searchable PDF files documenting the progression of audio research from 1953 to the present day. The E-library includes every AES paper published at a convention, conference or in the Journal.
Bibliography of British and Irish History Bibliography of British and Irish History The Bibliography of British and Irish History provides bibliographic data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British Empire and Commonwealth, during all periods for which written documentation is available - from 55BC to the present.
Brill Online Brill Online Journal Archive Brill Journal Archive Online provides access to over fifty thousand articles from more than eighty journals published by Brill from Volume 1 Number 1 to 2009. Titles include one of the world's oldest academic journals on Chinese studies,T'oung Pao.
Cambridge University Press Cambridge University Press Journals Access to subscribed Journals published by Cambridge University Press.
Camera Obscura Camera Obscura Camera Obscura provides a forum for scholarship and debate on feminism, culture, and media studies.
CRC Netbase Forensics & Criminal Justice Collection CRCnetBASE provides access to the world's premier scientific and technical references. The "Forensics and Criminal Justice" collection contains e-books covering the subjects of criminal justice and law, forensics and law enforcement.
EBSCOhost AMAD AMED provides an alternative medicine database for physicians, therapists, medical researchers and clinicians looking to learn more about alternative treatments. AMED contains basic bibliographic records for relevant articles from over 500 journals, with the scope of coverage being mainly European. AMED is produced by the Health Care Information Service of the British Library
EBSCOhost Business Source Premier Business Source Premier is the industry's most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. This database provides full text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998. Business Source Premier is superior to the competition in full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.
EBSCOhost Cinahl Plus with full text CINAHL Plus® with Full Text is a robust collection of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 770 journals indexed in CINAHL®. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index, with no embargo. CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the core research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature. Full text coverage dates back to 1937.
EBSCOhost ERIC ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources.
EBSCOhost GreenFile GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
EBSCOhost Hosptality and Tourism Complete Hospitality & Tourism Complete covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. This collection contains more than 828,000 records, with coverage dating as far back as 1965. There is full text for more than 490 publications, including periodicals, company & country reports, and books.
EBSCOhost Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
EBSCOhost MEDLINE MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 5,400 current biomedical journals
EBSCOhost Professional Development Collection Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.
EBSCOhost PsycArticles PsycARTICLES®, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.
EBSCOhost Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This is the world's largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for nearly 400 journals.
EBSCOhost PsycINFO The PsycINFO®, database, American Psychological Association's (APA) renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. It contains over 3 million records and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s with one of the highest DOI matching rates in the publishing industry. Journal coverage, which spans from the 1800s to the present, includes international material selected from around 2,500 periodicals in dozens of languages.
EBSCOhost Regional Business News This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
EBSCOhost SPORTDiscus SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals, providing full text for 550 journals indexed in SPORTDiscus. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the SPORTDiscus index - with no embargo. With full-text coverage dating back to 1985, SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of sports & sports medicine literature.
EBSCOhost PsycTESTS PsycTESTS®, produced by the American Psychological Association (APA), serves as a repository for a growing selection of psychological tests and measures, including thousands of actual test instruments and test items that are available for immediate download and use in research and teaching. International in scope, PsycTESTS® also provides access to an increasing number of tests that are available in languages other than English
EBSCOhost British Education Index The British Education Index provides information on research, policy and practice in education and training in the UK. Strengths include aspects of educational policy and administration, evaluation and assessment, technology and special educational needs. It covers all aspects of education from preschool to higher education. Sources include education and training journals, mostly published in the UK. Some international literature is included
EBSCOhost Child Development & Adolescent Studies Studies Child Development & Adolescent Studies, produced by NISC, is today's source for references to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. Book reviews and abstracts from hundreds of journals and a bibliography of thousands of technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations covering biomedical and social sciences worldwide are indexed. More than 342,000 records are included with over 10,000 new records added each year.
EBSCOhost Educational Administration Abstracts Educational Administration Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
EBSCOhost Education Abstracts Education Abstracts™ provides indexing and abstracts for more than 680 periodicals and yearbooks, dating as far back as 1983. Books on education published after 1995 are also indexed. Subject coverage includes adult education, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods and much more
Emerald Emerald Management and Emerald Engineering Journals Access to Emerald's international management portfolio, complete with full text archives back to 1994 plus a subset of the Emerald Engineering portfolio covering : Aerospace engineering, Chemical engineering, Electrical & Electronic engineering (including Computer and Software engineering), Industrial engineering, design and manufacturing, Materials Science and Mechanical engineering.
Essays in Biochemistry Essays in Biochemistry Essays in Biochemistry offers reviews from experts in the field highlighting recent hot topics in biochemistry, written to be accessible for those not yet immersed in the subject. Whether you are continuing your studies or moving into a new research area, the journal gives a complete picture in one place
IBIS World IBIS World IBISWorld is a powerful business tool to learn about existing clients or potential clients' core industries. IBISWorld's Industry Research Reports can assist in making better business decisions on strategies and revenue generation. The website provides instant access to hundreds of UK industries and "Global" Industry Reports covering world industry analysis are being added.
Infant Grapevine Journals Infant Full text access to articles published in "Infant" from 2005 to date.
Oxford Journals Oxford Journals Archive Access to our subscribed Journals published by Oxford University Press and also the Digital Archives. The Oxford Journals Archive contains the content of each Journal from Volume 1 until the end of 1995.
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Philosophical Research Online PhilPapers PhilPapers is a comprehensive index of philosophy books and articles. PhilPapers offers unique features such as real-time indexing of pre-prints, fine-grained classification by topic, email alerts, reading lists, advanced search functionality, and discussion forums.
Property Week is updated on a daily basis with the latest news, interactive data and expert insight into the commercial property market. also contains multimedia content, from FREE webinars to podcasts and video coverage on
RCN Publishing Royal College of Nursing Journals RCN Publishing Company is the premier provider of innovative and creative information solutions for the whole nursing team and associated health professionals.
Royal College of Physicians British Journal of Psychiatry The British Journal of Psychiatry is one of the world's leading psychiatric journals. The BJPsych is essential reading for psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and all professionals with an interest in mental health.
RSC Journals Royal Society of Chemistry Journal Archive The RSC is a scientific publisher of biology, biophysics, chemical science, materials, medicinal drug discovery and physics high-impact journals and books. The Journal Archive provides access to the full text of more than 200,000 original articles published from 1841 to 2004
SAGE Research Methods SAGE Research Methods SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO) is an award-winning tool designed to help you create research projects and understand the methods behind them. SRMO's taxonomy of over 1,400 methods terms links to authoritative content, including: over 600 books; dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbook; the entire "Little Green Book" and "Little Blue Book" series
Thorax Thorax Thorax is one of the world's leading respiratory medicine journals, publishing clinical and experimental research articles on respiratory medicine, paediatrics, immunology, pharmacology, pathology, and surgery
UK National Association for Environmental Education Environmental Education Environmental Education Journal contains case studies and feature articles about how EE and ESD can be used to make learning and the curriculum come alive. You will also find reviews of the latest books, resources, conferences and workshops.
Web of Knowledge Web of Science The Web of ScienceSM (formerly Web of Knowledge) is today's premier research platform, helping you quickly find, analyze, and share information in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. You get integrated access to high quality literature through a unified platform that links a wide variety of content with one seamless search.
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