New(ish) resources from the Library

Submitted by Alan Rosling, Georgina Dimmock and Fiona MacLellan

tandfonlineTaylor & Francis Online is the journal content platform for the Taylor & Francis Group. The platform gives online access to all journals from Taylor & Francis and Routledge. A program of retrodigitization means we have articles going back just over 200 years. Including over 1600 full text titles in Science and Social Science literature this database is a key resource for researchers. Take a look at the short user guide or to access the Taylor and Francis journals directly go to the library’s A-Z list of databases.

Brill logo-drkblueBrill Journal Archive Online, Parts 1 and 1a (Vol 1 to 1999) and Part 2 (2000-2009) have been purchased in perpetuity by JISC Collections and are available free of charge to UK Higher and Further Education institutions and Research Councils. Brill provides access to over fifty thousand articles from more than eighty journals published by Brill from Volume 1 Number 1 to 2009 with a broad subject discipline. Titles include one of the world’s oldest academic journals on Chinese studies, T’oung Pao.

JISC eCollectionslogoJISC eCollections provides online access to:

  • JISC Media Hub – 500,000 searchable multimedia items, including news film, music archives and images.
  • JISC Historic Books – The full text and images of over 350,000 books published in Britain from 1475 – 1900. JISC HistoricBooks incorporates Early English Books Online (EEBO), Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) and 19th century books from the British Library.
  • JISC Journal Archives – 3.75 million articles from major publishers and learned societies.

OED logoThe Oxford English Dictionary online is the definitive record of the English language, it allows access to the current and historical meanings plus pronunciation of 600,000 words. The OED also includes quotations and an historical thesaurus which add depth to the records.

All of the above can be accessed via the Databases tab within NELSON or accessed directly from the library’s A-Z list of databases.

If you would like any help with accessing the library’s electronic resources then your Academic Librarian will be happy to help.


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