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  • 123Library A small collection of ebooks covering medicine and life sciences. For access, choose 'Institution single sign-on', search for 'Keele University' and log in with your Keele username and password.
  • 19th Century British Pamphlets The digitization of more than 26,000 pamphlets from collections in seven universities in the UK. For access, please select 'login', then 'Find my institution' and search for 'Keele University'. Log in with your Keele username and password. (JSTOR) help page
  • Academic Search Complete Full text articles across many subject areas. For access, please login with your Keele username and password. (EBSCO) EBSCO video tutorials
  • Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy Anatomy lessons presented as videos. For access, select 'UK Access Management Federation' then 'Keele University' and login with your Keele username and password. user guide
  • ACM Books Ebooks for the computer science community. For access, please select 'sign in', then 'institutional login' and search for 'Keele University'. Log in with your Keele username and password. user guide
  • ACM Digital Library Full-text articles covering computing and information technology. For access, please select 'sign in', then 'institutional login' and search for 'Keele University'. Log in with your Keele username and password. user guide
  • Aerial Digimap Aerial photography of Great Britain. For access, select 'Log in', search for 'Keele University' and login with your Keele username and password. Once logged in, you will be required to sign up for a personal account to use Digimap. help page
  • AgeLine A database of social gerontology literature. No full text. For access, please login with your Keele username and password. (EBSCO) AgeLine video tutorials
  • AGRICOLA A bibliographic database which is produced by the National Agricultural Library. It consists of worldwide literature citations pertaining to all aspects of agriculture and related fields. No full text. For access, please login with your Keele username and password. (ProQuest) AGRICOLA help page
  • Agricultural Science & Evironmental Science Collection Full-text journal articles and includes AGRICOLA, TOXLINE, Agricultural Science Collection, and Environmental Science Collection. For access, please login with your Keele username and password. (ProQuest) Agricultural Science Collection help page
  • AMED (Allied & Complementary Medicine Database) Bibliographic database designed for physicians, therapists, medical researchers and clinicians looking to learn more about alternative treatments. No full text. For access, please login with your Keele username and password. (EBSCO) AMED video tutorials
  • American Chemical Society Chemistry-related peer-reviewed journals. For access, please select 'Find my institution' and search for 'Keele University'. Log in with your Keele username and password. help page
  • American Institute of Physics journals (AIP) Select physics journal subscriptions. For access, navigate to required article, scroll down to 'Institutional access', choose 'Keele University' for the institution and login with your Keele username and password. user guide
  • Analytical Abstracts Current awareness and information retrieval service tailored to analytical scientists. For access, select 'Find my institution', select 'UK Federation' and then search for 'Keele University'. Log in with your Keele username and password. (Royal Society of Chemistry) user guide
  • Annual Reviews Research literature across biomedical, life, physical and social sciences. For access, select 'Institutional login', search for 'Keele University' and log in with your Keele username and password.
  • APA PsycArticles Database of full-text peer-reviewed articles published by the American Psychological Association and affiliated journals. For access, please login with your Keele username and password. (EBSCO) EBSCO help page
  • APA PsycInfo Peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. Produced by the American Psychological Association, it is an indispensable tool for the discovery of global scholarly research. For access, please login with your Keele username and password. (EBSCO) EBSCO help page
  • Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts (ASSIA) The database abstracts and indexes over 500 journals spanning the literature of health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. No full text. For access, please login with your Keele username and password. (ProQuest) ASSIA help page
  • Arts and Humanities Citation Index (1975-present) Abstracts and indexing for more than 1,700 arts and humanities journals. No full text. For access, if you re not automatically logged in select 'Institutional sign in', search for 'UK Federation' and 'Go to institution'. Search for 'Keele University' and log in with your Keele username and password. (Web of Science Core Collection) Web of Science support page
  • ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts Database providing specialized, editorially-curated A&I resources pertaining to aquatic resources. No full text. For access, please login with your Keele username and password. (ProQuest) ASFA help page
  • Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) 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. If you are unable to log in off-campus, please make sure you connect to the Keele VPN first. help page
  • Biological Science Collection Full text titles including specialized, editorially-curated A&I resources providing access to the extensive variety of biology’s cutting edge research, with applications to medicine, technology and the environment. For access, please login with your Keele username and password. (ProQuest) Biological Science Collection help page
  • BioMed Central BMC has an evolving portfolio of some 300 peer-reviewed journals, sharing discoveries from research communities in science, technology, engineering and medicine. Open Access. (Springer Nature) 
  • BIOSIS Citation Index Includes cited references to primary journal literature on vital biological research, medical research findings, and discoveries of new organisms. No full text. For access, if you are not automatically logged in select 'Institutional sign in', search for 'UK Federation' and 'Go to institution'. Search for 'Keele University' and log in with your Keele username and password. (Web of Science) Web of Science support page
  • BIOSIS Previews No full text. For access, if you are not automatically logged in select 'Institutional sign in', search for 'UK Federation' and 'Go to institution'. Search for 'Keele University' and log in with your Keele username and password. (Web of Science) Web of Science support page
  • BMJ Case Reports A valuable collection of cases in all disciplines so that healthcare professionals, researchers and others can easily find clinically important information on common and rare conditions. For access, if you are not automatically logged in please select 'log in', then 'log in via institution', select 'UK Access Management Federation' and search for 'Keele University'. Log in with your Keele username and password.
  • Book Citation Index - Science (2005-present) Index of editorially selected books. No full text. (Web of Science Core Collection) Web of Science support page
  • Book Citation Index - Social Sciences and Humanities (2005-present) Index of editorially selected books. No full text. For access, if you are not automatically logged in select 'Institutional sign in', search for 'UK Federation' and 'Go to institution'. Search for 'Keele University' and log in with your Keele username and password. (Web of Science Core Collection) Web of Science support page
  • Box of Broadcasts (BoB) An on demand TV and radio service for education. For access, if you are not automatically logged in, under 'Where are you from?' search for 'University of Keele' and log in with your Keele username and password. help page
  • British Education Index This database covers all aspects of educational policy and administration, evaluation and assessment, technology and special educational needs. For access, please login with your Keele username and password. (EBSCO) EBSCO video tutorials
  • British Library Newspapers A comprehensive range of full-text regional and local newspapers published in Britain. For access, if you are not automatically logged in, please login with your Keele username and password. (Gale Cengage) video tutorials
  • British Library Sounds Unique sound recordings, which come from all over the world and cover the entire range of recorded sound: music, drama and literature, oral history, wildlife and environmental sounds. Open Access. help page
  • British National Formulary (BNF) Practical, evidence-based information for healthcare professionals who prescribe, dispense, and administer medicines. For access, if you are not automatically logged in, please login with your Keele username and password. (Medicines Complete) help page
  • British National Formulary for Children (BNF for Children) Practical, evidence-based information for healthcare professionals who prescribe, dispense, and administer medicines. For access, if you are not automatically logged in, please login with your Keele username and password. (Medicines Complete) help page
  • British Periodicals A database providing access to full text periodicals covering topics which include literature, philosophy, history, science, the social sciences, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture. For access, please login with your Keele username and password. (ProQuest) British Periodicals help page
  • British Pharmacopoeia Provides official standards for pharmaceutical substances and medicinal products. If you are unable to log in off-campus, please make sure you connect to the Keele VPN first. help page
  • Business Source Complete Full-text content and peer-reviewed business journals, this database is an essential tool for business students. For access, please login with your Keele username and password. (EBSCO) EBSCO video tutorials
  • Cambridge Core Cambridge University Press publishes a wide range of high-quality academic content across Cambridge Core, including leading journals, research monographs, reference works and textbooks, including Cambridge Companions.
  • Cambridge Histories - Literature A globally respected reference series focussing on literature.
  • Cambridge Histories - British & European History A globally respected reference series focussing on British and European history.
  • Chemical Hazards in Industry Details of literature reports on safety and health hazards surrounding chemicals encountered in chemical and related industries. (Royal Society of Chemistry) help page
  • Child Development and Adolescent Studies This bibliographic database is today's source for references to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. No full text. (EBSCO) EBSCO video tutorials
  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text A comprehensive research database providing full text for nursing and allied health journals indexed in CINAHL Plus. (EBSCO) CINAHL help page
  • Cite Them Right Online helps to develop an understanding of the principles of referencing and avoiding plagiarism. Support is given for building accurate references for a variety of style guides. Referencing tutorials are also available - these require you to register for a personal account using your Keele email address.
  • Clarke's Analysis of Drug's and Poisons Analytical data for drugs and poisons. (Medicines Complete) help page
  • ClinMicroNow (American Society for Microbiology) Authoritative clinical microbiology texts merged into one searchable resource.
  • Cochrane Library The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Cochrane Library training hub
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (1990-present) (Web of Science Core Collection) Web of Science support page
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (1990-present) (Web of Science Core Collection) Web of Science support page
  • Coronavirus Research Database Including coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak, this database curates openly available content related to coronaviruses. It includes thousands of open-access articles from the world’s leading publishers as well as current research from pre-print repositories such as arXiv and will continue to grow and evolve as more is learned about the pandemic. (ProQuest) Coronavirus Research Database help page
  • Criminal Justice Database A comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. (ProQuest) Criminal Justice Database help page
  • Criminology Collection Collection supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as law enforcement and security services. It includes the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts Database, with further index and full-text coverage of scholarly journals. (ProQuest) Criminology Collection help page
  • Current Chemical Reactions (1985-present) (Web of Science Core Collection) Web of Science support page
  • Current Contents Connect A current awareness database that provides access to complete tables of contents, abstracts, bibliographic information, and abstracts from the most recently published issues of leading scholarly journals and evaluated websites. No full text. (Web of Science) Web of Science support page
  • Data Citation Index No full text. (Web of Science) Web of Science support page
  • Derwent Innovations Index Over 37 million basic inventions and 70 million patents. No full text. (Web of Science) Web of Science support page
  • Digimap An online map and data delivery service. For access, select 'Log in', search for 'Keele University' and login with your Keele username and password. Once logged in, you will be required to sign up for a personal account to use Digimap. help page
  • Early English Books Online (EEBO) A definitive online collection of early printed works in English, and works printed in England, making digital copies of over 125,000 titles from before 1700. (ProQuest) EBBO help page
  • Early Modern Books Early Modern Books covers material from the British Isles and Europe for the period 1450-1700. An integrated search across both Early English Books Online and Early European Books allows scholars to view materials from over 225 source libraries worldwide. (ProQuest) Early Modern Books help page
  • Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database Specialized, editorially-curated A&I resources studying the critical issues affecting Earth’s air, land, and water environments. Includes ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts & Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts. No full text. (ProQuest) Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database help page
  • EBSCO databases EBSCO contains thousands of full-text journal articles across lots of subject areas. You can search all of the EBSCO collections at once, or limit to individual databases, such as Academic Search Complete. EBSCO video tutorials
  • EBSCO ebook collection An archived collection of electronic books providing high-quality academic content covering all subject areas. EBSCO video tutorials
  • EBSCO support page Help page for the EBSCOhost databases platform.
  • EBSCO OpenDissertations Database with records for more than 800,000 electronic theses and dissertations from around the world. Includes American Doctoral Dissertations. (EBSCO) EBSCO video tutorials
  • EconLit with Full Text Full-text database for economic research. It offers full-text journals, including the American Economic Association journals with no embargo. (EBSCO) EBSCO video turorials
  • Education Abstracts This bibliographic database covers key areas of education and related fields and is ideal for education students, professionals and policy makers. No full text. (EBSCO) EBSCO video tutorials
  • Education Collection Provides access to ERIC, the leading index for education research, in combination with the full-text Education Database. (ProQuest) Education Collection help page
  • Educational Administration Abstracts This bibliographic research database covers areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management and educational research. No full text. (EBSCO) EBSCO video tutorials
  • Education Database Supports the study and application of education across all levels of education, including early childhood education, primary and secondary education, and higher education. (ProQuest) Education Database help page
  • EHRAF Archaeology A collection of in-depth descriptive documents focusing on archaeological traditions from around the world.
  • EHRAF World Cultures A collection of subject-indexed, ethnographic collections covering all aspects of cultural and social life, including books, monographs, journal articles, dissertations and manuscripts.
  • Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) This collection contains every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom between the years 1701 and 1800. (Gale Cengage) video tutorials
  • Emerald Insight A selection of subscribed journals, books and case studies covering the fields of management, business, education, library studies, health care, and engineering.
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index (2015-present) Peer-reviewed publications of regional importance and in emerging scientific fields. No full text. (Web of Science Core Collection) Web of Science support page
  • English Historical Documents The most authoritative collection of documents on British history. (Routledge) help page
  • Environment Digimap Easy access to Land Cover data from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, also including Dudley Stamp’s maps of the 1930’s Land Utilisation Survey of Britain. For access, select 'Log in', search for 'Keele University' and login with your Keele username and password. Once logged in, you will be required to sign up for a personal account to use Digimap. help page
  • Environmental Science Collection This collection combines specialist topic resources from disciplines such as engineering, biotechnology, bacteriology, atmospheric science, ecology and biology and features a diverse range of full-text sources including scientific journals, trade journals, new sources, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications. (ProQuest) Environmental Science Collection help page
  • ERIC (Education Resource Information Center) Database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. (EBSCO) EBSCO video tutorials
  • ERIC (Educational Resources Information Centre) Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to education-related literature. (ProQuest) ERIC help page
  • Essential Science Indicators The Essential Science Indicators database reveals emerging science trends as well as influential individuals, institutions, papers, journals, and countries in your field of research. No full text. (Web of Science) Web of Science support page
  • EThOS The UK’s national thesis service which aims to maximise the visibility and availability of the UK’s doctoral research theses. (British Library) help page
  • European Newsstream Local, regional and national newspapers. (ProQuest) European Newsstream help page
  • European Views of the Americas, 1493-1750 Comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. (EBSCO) EBSCO video tutorials
  • FindMyPast Access to Findmypast is only available via Keele University Campus staff and student networked computers, such as Keele University Library PCs.
    Users have the ability to register for their own account and sign in. By registering, users also gain access to the My Research area which enables you to keep track of your searches and build your family tree. The Findmypast Library Edition subscription provides access to millions of records from England, Scotland and Wales including the 1939 Register and some regional newspspers. It does not currently include access to global records or the 1921 Census
  • Foundations of British Sociology (FoBS): The Sociological Review Archive Catalogue for Foundations of British Sociology: The Sociological Review Archive, which is held in Keele University Special Collections and Archives. help page
  • FT.com Provides in depth coverage of UK and international business, finance, economic and political news. It also contains comment and analysis from leading journalists and insight into management trends and new developments. The first time you use FT.com you will need to register. Find more tips for getting started at ft.com/guide.
  • Gale NewsVault Cross-search all Keele subscribed Gale archives using a single interface, including newspapers. help page
  • Gale Primary Resources Cross-search all Keele subscribed Gale resources using a single interface. help page
  • Geology Digimap A wide range of geological map data from the British Geological Survey. For access, select 'Log in', search for 'Keele University' and login with your Keele username and password. Once logged in, you will be required to sign up for a personal account to use Digimap. help page
  • GeoRef Provides access to the most comprehensive geoscience literature of the world. Also contains GeoRef In Process database. (ProQuest) GeoRef help page
  • GeoRef in Process Database contains records that are, literally, in the process of being indexed prior to their integration in the main GeoRef database. (ProQuest) GeoRef in Process help page
  • GeoScienceWorld GSW's journals collection provides access to 46 top-tier geoscience based journals from 28 global publishing societies. video tutorial
  • Google Scholar A freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines. help page
  • GreenFILE This research database provides scholarly, government and general-interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts. (EBSCO) EBSCO video tutorials
  • Hansard The edited word-for-word report of proceedings in the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Access to Hansard is also available through Parliamentary Papers (U.K. Parliamentary Papers).
  • HeinOnline Historical and government documents, law-related periodicals, and databases dedicated to treaties, constitutions, case law, world trials, classic treatises, international trade, foreign relations and U.S. Presidents. user guide
  • Historic Digimap Historical Ordnance Survey maps of Great Britain). For access, select 'Log in', search for 'Keele University' and login with your Keele username and password. Once logged in, you will be required to sign up for a personal account to use Digimap. help page
  • Historical Data UK is a new free-to-access online repository of historical UK economic statistics datasets and publications from the Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence. The repository’s focus is on macroeconomic and financial market data, but it includes a range of economic data disaggregated at a sector, industry and regional level. An introductory video explaining the content is available here.
  • Hogrefe Publishing ebook collection Ebooks covering the fields of psychology, psychiatry, mental health, nursing, healthcare, and medicine. help page
  • Humanities Index An international abstracting and indexing tool for research in the humanities, covering over internationally respected humanities journals and weekly magazines published in the UK and other English speaking countries, as well as quality newspapers published in the UK. (ProQuest) Humanities Index help page
  • IDS Employment Law Constantly updated bank of case reports, forthcoming UK and EU cases and news alerts. (Westlaw) user guide
  • IEEE Explore Digital Library Full text access to the world's highest quality technical literature in engineering and technology. user guide
  • Index Chemicus (IC) (1993-present) Contains the structures and critical supporting data for novel organic compounds reported in leading international journals. (Web of Science Core Collection) Web of Science support page
  • Institute of Physics (IOP) journals Full text scientific, technical and medical research journals.
  • Institute of Physics (IOP) Concise Physics ebooks Developed with Morgan & Claypool Publishers, focuses on shorter texts in rapidly advancing areas or topics where an introductory text is more appropriate.
  • International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) Bibliography for social science and interdisciplinary research (ProQuest) IBSS help page
  • Issues in Environmental Science and Technology ebook collection This series tackles important environmental topics and also focuses on broader issues, notably economic, legal and political considerations. (Royal Society of Chemistry) 
  • Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database Includes a comprehensive range of resources including literature reviews, recommended practices and procedures, information guideline sheets, comprehensive systematic reviews and protocols, consumer information sheets and technical reports. (Ovid) help page
  • Journal Citation Reports Provides measure influence and impact of journals, sortable by various clearly defined metrics. No full text. (Web of Science) Web of Science support page
  • JoVE Core: Biology (Journal of Visualized Experiments) Video textbook for introductory biology courses.
  • JoVE Lab Manual: Biology (Journal of Visualized Experiments) Video manual for undergraduate biology laboratory.
  • JoVE Science Education: Basic Biology (Journal of Visualized Experiments) Video protocols and concepts of basic experiments in biology. Keele is subscribed to the 'General Laboratory Techniques', 'Basic methods in Cellular and Molecular Biology', 'Biology I' and 'Biology II' collections.
  • JoVE Science Education: Advanced Biology (Journal of Visualized Experiments) Video protocols and concepts of advanced experiments in biology. Keele is subscribed to the 'Neuroscience', 'Developmental Biology', 'Genetics' and 'Cell Biology' collections.
  • JoVE Journal: Biology (Journal of Visualized Experiments) Peer-reviewed scientific video journal for research.
  • JoVE Journal: Neuroscience (Journal of Visualized Experiments) Peer-reviewed scientific video journal for research.
  • JSTOR Journals, primary resources and ebooks. help page
  • KCI-Korean Journal Database Research literature from South Korea. (Web of Science) Web of Science support page
  • Keele Research Repository Digital archive of research and enterprise output produced by Keele University staff and researchers.
  • Laboratory Hazards Bulletin Details of literature reports on safety measures, potential hazards and new legislation affecting workers in laboratories. (Royal Society of Chemistry) help page
  • Law Trove Collection Law Trove contains approximately 200 ebook titles, all offering excellent functionality and features that will enhance your learning experience. Law Trove enables you to search and interrogate the wealth of Oxford’s textbooks included in the collection. Oxford Law Trove walkthrough videos Students getting started guide
  • LAWTEL Online legal information provider offering access to UK and EU case law, legislation and articles. Registration for a OnePass account may be required the first time you access this resource.
  • Lexis+ UK Law related cases, commentary, legislation, forms, handbooks, news, journals, bulletins and handbooks. Lexis+ UK help page
  • Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts Provides indexing and abstracting for key library and information science journals, books, research reports and more. (EBSCO) EBSCO video tutorials
  • Library and Information Science Collection Combines Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA), the leading index for library science, with full-text for many titles. (ProQuest) Library and Information Science Collection help page
  • Linguistics Collection Combines Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA), the leading index for linguistics, with full-text for many titles. (ProQuest) Linguistics Collection help page
  • Literature Online (LION) English literature research tool with coverage from 600 AD to present. (ProQuest) LION help page
  • Location Register of English Literary Manuscripts has established itself as a standard reference source for the study of English literature and includes information about the manuscript holdings of British and Irish repositories of all sizes and about literary authors of all genres, from major poets to minor science fiction writers and romantic novelists. 
  • LWW Health Library Medical Education Fundamental texts and case studies covering key areas of study for anatomical sciences, pathology, and biochemistry. (Wolters Kluwer) Ovid Tools & Resources Portal
  • Lyell Collection - Geological Society of London Earth Science literature including full text journals, special publications and key book series. help page
  • Manchester Medieval Sources Online (MMSO) Full-text access to texts from the Manchester Medieval Sources series and links to web resources for the study of medieval history.
  • Maternity & Infant Care Database (MIDIRS) Bibliographic references with abstracts to articles from over 400 international English-language journals, books, guidelines and grey literature relating to the midwifery profession. No full text. (Ovid) help page
  • Max Planck Encyclopedias of International Law A trusted reference work in international law, includes Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law and Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law. The two Encyclopedias can be searched and browsed together, or separately by using appropriate filters. Please choose 'sign in via you institution', search for 'University of Keele' and login with your Keele username and password for access.
  • MedicinesComplete Information on the administration and use of drugs, including drug interactions, guidance on dosage and adverse drug reactions. Resources include current editions of: ASHP Injectable Drugs Information; BNF; BNF for Children; Clarke's Analysis of Drugs & Poisons; Clinical Calculators; Critical Illness; Dale and Appelbe's Pharmcy and Medicines Law; Drug Monitoring Checker; Drug Compatibility Checker; Handbook of Drug Administration via Enteral Feeding Tubes; Herbal Medicines; Injectable Drugs Guide; Martindale’s ADR Checker; Martindale’s: The Complete Drug Reference; Palliative Care Formulary; Pharmaceutical Expedients; Stockley’s Drug Interactions; & Stockley’s Interaction Checker. (Royal Pharmaceutical Society) MedicinesComplete user guides
  • Medieval and Early Modern Sources Online (MEMSO) An essential resource for the study of Britain and its place in the world during the medieval and early modern period (c. 1100-1800). help page
  • MEDLINE Bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals. No full text. (EBSCO) EBSCO video tutorials
  • MEDLINE Bibliographic database containing millions of citations, derived from thousands of biomedical and life science journals, and indexed with Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®). No full text. (ProQuest) MEDLINE help page
  • MEDLINE Bioliographic database for biomedicine and life sciences, bioengineering, public health, clinical care, and plant and animal science. No full text. (Web of Science) Web of Science support page
  • Meteorological and Geoastrophysical Abstracts Database providing editorially-curated A&I resources drawn from the world's literature on meteorology, climatology, atmospheric chemistry and physics, astrophysics, hydrology, glaciology, physical oceanography and environmental sciences. No full text. (ProQuest)
  • Migration to New Worlds Unique primary source diaries, correspondence, photographs, oral histories and journals narrate the vivid realities of ocean travel and life in adopted homelands. (Adam Matthew) help page
  • Mintel is one of the largest Market Research companies. Keele's subscription provides access to the following categories: UK Brands: big picture report, UK lifestyle reports, UK media reports, UK retail: overview reports and UK travel reports. Mintel Reports (training videos)
  • MLA International Bibliography Covers literature, language and linguistics, folklore, film, literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. (EBSCO) video tutorials
  • Morgan & Claypool eBooks Computer and Information Science Collection eBook collection covering computer science, information science and engineering technologies. (IEEE) user guide
  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) An abstracts database containing summaries of over 203,000 U.S. and international publications, including federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, audiovisual presentations, and unpublished research. No full text. (ProQuest) help page
  • Natural Product Updates Literature updating service keeping you current with recent developments in natural products chemistry. Covering a wide range of primary sources. (Royal Society of Chemistry) user guide
  • Natural Science Collection Includes the Agri & Env, Bio Science, and Earth, Atmospheric & Aqua Databases and provides full-text titles from around the world including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications and more. (ProQuest) Natural Science Collection help page
  • NAXOS Music Library Comprehensive collection of classical music available online offering thousands of tracks of Classical music, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music.
  • Neurosciences Abstracts Abstracts database covering all aspects of vertebrate and invertebrate neuroscience. No full text. (ProQuest) Neurosciences Abstracts help page
  • New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online dynamic dictionary resource for economists. (Springer)
  • Nexis Provides news and business information from a range of sources, including UK national and regional newspapers, international newspapers and newswires, and foreign language news sources in Dutch, French, German, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese. Nexis help page
  • Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals A searchable database of 100 periodical titles published in the UK between 1800-1900 including newspapers. (Gale Cengage) video tutorials
  • Nucleic Acids Abstracts Access to citations and abstracts pertaining to cloning and sequencing strategies from 1982 to the present. (ProQuest) Nucleic Acids Abstracts help page
  • OAPEN Library Freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences.
  • Oceanic Abstracts Database providing editorially-curated A&I resources pertaining to the marine and brackish water environment, covering topics such as marine biology and physical oceanography, fisheries, aquaculture, meteorology and geology, and environmental, technological, and legislative issues and policy. No full text. (ProQuest) Oceanic Abstracts help page
  • OECD Library - Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Access to all OECD's publications, working papers and datasets. user guide
  • Oncogenes and Growth Factors Abstracts Citations and abstracts to literature pertaining to oncogene research into the molecular basis of malignant transformations. No full text. (ProQuest) Onogenes and Growth Factors Abstracts help page
  • Ordnance Survey Digimap Original and definitive service providing a full range of topographic Ordnance Survey data for the UK higher and further education sector. For access, select 'Log in', search for 'Keele University' and login with your Keele username and password. Once logged in, you will be required to sign up for a personal account to use Digimap. help page
  • Oxford Music Online Online music encyclopedia, offering comprehensive coverage of music, musicians, music-making, and music scholarship. help page
  • Oxford University Press Journals Access to a range of full text journals published by Oxford University Press. Please note, access is only to the journals to which Keele University subscribes. user guide
  • PAIS Index This resource covers issues in the public debate through selective coverage of a wide variety of international sources including journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, web content, and more. Covers 1915 to present. (ProQuest) PAIS Index help page
  • Papers of William Davenport & Co., 1745-1797 William Davenport was a Liverpool merchant and British slave trader. From the late 1740s till the early 1790s, he invested regularly in the African slave trade and was a partner in slaving ventures with other leading merchant Liverpool families. These papers from Keele University Library are accompanied by an online guide to the collection by Professor David Richardson, Hull University. Accessible only via the Keele network.
  • Parliament Rolls of Medieval England (PROME) The rolls of parliament were the official records of the meetings of the English parliament from the reign of Edward I (1272 - 1307) until the reign of Henry VII (1485 - 1509), after which they were superseded by the journals of the lords and, somewhat later, of the commons.
  • Parliamentary Papers (U.K. Parliamentary Papers) Full text database of House of Commons Sessional Papers, including Bills, House of Commons Papers, Command Papers and Hansard parliamentary debates. (ProQuest) Parliamentary Papers help page
  • PEDro: Physiotherapy Evidence Database A free database of over 42,000 randomised trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy.
  • Periodicals Archive Online A full text backfile archive of scholarly periodicals in the arts, humanities and social sciences. The database spans more than two centuries of content, 37 key subject areas, and multiple languages. (ProQuest) Periodicals Archive Online help page
  • Philosopher's Index Produced by the Philosopher’s Information Center, this current and comprehensive bibliographic database covers scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy. (EBSCO) EBSCO video tutorials
  • PhilPapers A comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. help page
  • Plant Science Database contains citations and abstracts of scientific literature on plant science, focusing on all plant scientific aspects, especially pathology, symbiosis, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, techniques and environmental biology. (ProQuest) Plant Science help page
  • Policing Insight A magazine website from CoPaCC focussing on the governance, management and politics of policing.
  • Politics Collection Provides access to renowned databases such as PAIS and WPSA, covering the international literature in political science and public administration/policy, along with related fields. Together, they provide abstracts, indexing and full text coverage of journal articles, country reports, dissertations, think-tank reports, working papers, government documents and more, including full-text from many leading political science and international relations journals. (ProQuest) Politics Collection help page
  • Pollution Abstracts Provides coverage on scientific research and government policies for air pollution, marine pollution, freshwater pollution, sewage and wastewater treatment, waste management and land pollution. (ProQuest) Pollution Abstracts help page
  • Practical Law Access to practice notes that offer how-to guidance, standard documents that provide a better starting point, current awareness emails that keep you up to date, plus more. *If you are asked to Sign in, choose the bottom option: 'Access through academic institution'. Registration for a OnePass account may be required the first time you access this resource. (Thomson Reuters) Practical Law user guide
  • Project MUSE Access to a range of full text journals mainly covering humanities and social science. Please note, access is only to the journals to which Keele University subscribes. user guide
  • ProQuest Databases A collection of both full text and abstract databases covering a variety of subjects. Please note, access is only to the databases to which Keele University subscribes. ProQuest help page
  • ProQuest Ebook Central A range of ebooks in all academic subject areas. Please note, access is only to the ebooks to which Keele University has purchased. ProQuest help page
  • ProQuest One Literature An exhaustive set of scholarly resources around a literary topic for research and course planning. 500,000 primary works and millions of records from journals, monographs, and dissertations. ProQuest One Literature help page
  • PsycARTICLES A database of full-text peer-reviewed articles published by the American Psychological Association and affiliated journals. (EBSCO) video tutorials
  • Psychotherapy.net Training video streaming service featuring the leading practitioners in the field of psychology. user guide
  • PsycINFO Peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. (EBSCO) video tutorials
  • PTSDpubs Provides citations and abstracts to the worldwide literature on PTSD and other psychological effects of trauma, 1871-current. No full text. (ProQuest) PTSDpubs video tutorials
  • PubMed Citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. (NCBI) help page
  • PubMed Central A free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). (NCBI) help page
  • Reading lists/Talis Aspire Reading lists for Keele University modules with links directly to digitised readings, ebooks, e-journal articles and more.
  • Reaxys Database of chemical literature, patent information, valid compound properties and experimental procedures. (Elsevier) user guide
  • RefWorks Reference management service that supports the needs of students, faculty and librarians. (ProQuest) RefWorks help page
  • Regional Business News Full-text regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces. (EBSCO) EBSCO video tutorials
  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature Comprehensive music bibliography features citations, abstracts, and subject indexing. No full text. (EBSCO) EBSCO video tutorials
  • Risk Abstracts Encompasses risk arising from industrial, technological, environmental, and other sources, with an emphasis on assessment and management of risk. (ProQuest) Risk Abstracts help page
  • Royal Society of Chemistry Journals Access to a range of full text journals covering the core chemical sciences including related fields such as biology, biophysics, energy and environment, engineering, materials, medicine and physics. Please note, access is only to the journals to which Keele University subscribes. help page
  • Sage Journals Access to a range of full text journals. Please note, access is only to the journals to which Keele University subscribes. user guide
  • SciELO Citation Index Provides scholarly literature in sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities published in leading open access journals from Latin American, Portugal, Spain, and South Africa. No full text. (Web of Science) Web of Science support page
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (1970-present) (Web of Science Core Collection) Web of Science support page
  • ScienceDirect Peer-reviewed journals, articles, book chapters and open access content. Please note, access is only to the resources to which Keele University subscribes. help page
  • Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Newspapers Collection Collection of seventeenth and eighteenth century English news media. (Gale Cengage) video tutorials
  • Social Care Online The UK’s largest database of information and research on all aspects of social care and social work. help page
  • Social Science Database Indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, communication, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work, and sociology. (ProQuest) Social Science Database help page
  • Social Science Premium Collection Databases covering international literature in social sciences, including politics, public policy, sociology, social work, anthropology, criminology, linguistics, library science, and education. (ProQuest) Social Science Premium Collection help page
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (1970-present) (Web of Science Core Collection) Web of Science support page
  • Sociological Abstracts Includes Social Services Abstracts. International literature of sociology, social work, and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. No full text. (ProQuest) Sociological Abstracts help page
  • Sociology Database Full text international literature of sociology and social work, including relevant titles from related fields such as social policy, social care, social services, social anthropology, gender studies, gerontology, social psychology and population studies. (ProQuest) Sociology Database help page
  • SPORTDiscus with Full-Text Full-text sports medicine journals including the subjects nutrition, physical therapy, occupational health, exercise physiology and kinesiology. (EBSCO) EBSCO video tutorials
  • Sports Medicine & Education Index Provides specialized, editorially curated A&I resources critical to researchers with an academic, professional or personal interest in the field of physical education. No full text. (ProQuest) Sports Medicine & Education Index help page
  • SpringerLink Journals Scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols, reference works and proceedings. Please note, access is only to the resources to which Keele University subscribes. (Springer) user guide
  • Staffordshire Libraries Your local public library.
  • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy A dynamic online reference work for philosophy.
  • Sustainability Science Abstracts Abstracts and citations exploring all aspects of sustainable development, human population and demography topics, and conservation and management of natural resources. No full text. (ProQuest) Sustainablity Science Abstracts help page
  • Synthetic Reaction Updates Literature updating service keeping you up to date with recent developments in synthetic organic chemistry. (Royal Society of Chemistry) help page
  • Taylor & Francis Online Access to a range of full text journals published by Taylor & Francis. Please note, access is only to the journals to which Keele University subscribes. help page
  • Teacher Reference Center Indexing and abstracts for nearly 300 peer-reviewed journals. Topics covered include Best Practices, Curriculum Development, Literacy Standards, Pedagogical Research, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Science & Mathematics, School Administration, and more. (EBSCO) EBSCO video tutorials
  • The Times Digital Archive, 1785-2019 Full-text facsimile of more than 200 years of the Times, with every page of every issue from 1785 to 2019. help page
  • Toxicology Abstracts Abstracts database covering issues from social poisons and substance abuse to natural toxins, from legislation and recommended standards to environmental issues. (ProQuest) Toxicology Abstracts help page
  • TOXLINE Provides bibliographic citations and abstracts from the core journal literature in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants and mutagens and teratogens. (ProQuest) TOXLINE help page
  • UK Data Archive The UK'S largest collection of digital research data in the social sciences and humanities. help page
  • UK Data Service The UK’s largest collection of social, economic and population data resources. help page
  • Virology and AIDS Abstracts Indexing with citations and abstracts, covering virology in humans, animals, and plants with topics ranging from replication cycles to oncology to AIDS. No full text. (ProQuest) Virology and AIDS Abstracts help page
  • VLeBooks An expanding core collection of full text ebooks. help page
  • Vogue Archive A complete searchable archive of American Vogue, from the first issue in 1892 to the current month, reproduced in high-resolution color page images, preserving the work of the world's greatest fashion designers, stylists and photographers. (ProQuest) Vogue Archive help page
  • Water Resources Abstracts Summaries of the world's technical and scientific literature on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources. (ProQuest) Water Resources Abstracts help page
  • Web of Science A curated collection of over 20,000 peer-reviewed, high-quality scholarly journals published worldwide (including Open Access journals) in over 250 science, social sciences, and humanities disciplines. No full text. (Clarivate) Web of Science support page
  • Westlaw UK A full-text legal database including UK and EU legislation, case law, and journal articles. *If you are asked to Sign in, choose the bottom option: 'Access through academic institution'. Registration for a OnePass account may be required the first time you access this resource. (Thomson Reuters) Westlaw login help guide. Westlaw UK help pages.
  • Wiley Online Library Access to a range of full text journals published by Wiley. Please note, access is only to the journals to which Keele University subscribes. help page
  • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (WPSA) Abstracts and indexing of the international literature of political science and international relations, along with complementary fields, including international law and public administration/policy. No full text. (ProQuest) WPSA help page
  • Zoological Record An abstracting and indexing database covering all aspects of animal biology, paleobiology, and zoology, focusing on the natural biology of animals. No full text. (Web of Science) Web of Science support page

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