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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.


Please note that is not possible to print documents from the catalogue terminals.

Emailing Results & Documents

Many of the services listed below offer a means to send search results and documents to your nominated e-mail address. Please refer to guidance within the individual services.

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

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.
Cambridge University Press Cambridge University Press Journals Access to subscribed Journals published by Cambridge University Press.
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 1,000,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 15,000 records.
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 Military and Government Collection Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.
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 APA 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 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 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 1930, SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of sports & sports medicine literature.
EBSCOhost PsycTESTS APA 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, APA PsycTests® also provides access to an increasing number of tests that are available in languages other than English. APA PsycTests® is an authoritative source of structured information about tests of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. While focused on contemporary instances of test use, coverage spans more than a century.
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. The index contains more than 190,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within 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 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.
Emerald Emerald Engineering Journals 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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Web of Science Web of Science Web of Science is the world's most trusted publisher-independent global citation database. The comprehensive platform allows you to track ideas across disciplines and time from almost 1.9 billion cited references from over 171 million records.
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