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Humanities and Social Sciences Databases

Humanities and Social Sciences Databases



A guide to e-books, journals and databases for students in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Greenwich.

A guide to e-books, journals and databases for students in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Greenwich.



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    • University of Greenwich Library ServiceLibrary Databases: School of Humanities and Social Sciences Database Title Coverage Access MyiLibrary Multi-disciplinary; University Portal Most of the individual e-books that the Library has bought for the School of Humanities and Social Sciences are held in this database. Oxford Multi-disciplinary; University Portal Scholarship Onlinee-Books The Library subscribes to two collections of e-books: • Business & Management • Economics & Finance Includes book on the political economy Cambridge Books Multi-disciplinary; University Portal Online Collections from on campus only • Film, Media & Mass Communications collection • Sociology Books published between 2006-2010 Dawsonera Multi disciplinary; University Portal Allows you to identify, preview, rent and recommend e-books not currently in stock. Academic Search Multi-disciplinary full text database; University Portal Premier Full text for 3,900 peer-review journal titles;Journals For the Humanities key titles for; • Political Science, Sociology, History, English language, Linguistics, Contemporary and American literature. British Periodicals A collection of historic journals, essays, letters and newspaper articles University Portal Online published in Britain between the 1680s and 1930s; from on campus; Topics include: Proxy Server from off campus • Literature, Drama, Philosophy, History and the Social Sciences. DOAJ (Directory of Open access journal collection; University Portal Open Access For the Humanities key titles for: Journals) • History, Languages and Literature, Political and Social Sciences. Humanities Includes full text scholarly and literary articles, essays and reviews; University Portal International All data from the citation database Humanities International Index; Complete Covers all aspects of the Humanities including: • Film Studies, Theatre and Performance Arts, History, Cultural Studies, Media Studies, Journalism, Philosophy, Politics, Sociology and Social Research, World Languages, Literature and Linguistics. IBSS Citation database that indexes journal articles, books, chapters, and essays; University Portal (International Data going back to 1980; from on campus;Journals Bibliography of Proxy Server from Information for: the Social off campus Sciences) • Political science and Sociology resources. JSTOR Digital archive of academic journals, monographs and primary sources across University Portal the Humanities; Archives available for: • History, Language and Literature, Philosophy, Political Science, and Sociology titles and materials. Oxford Journals Access subscribed journals and archives from Oxford; University Portal For the Humanities including titles for: from on campus; Proxy Server from • Film studies, history, philosophy, literature, linguistics, and English language teaching off campus 1 of 2 
    • University of Greenwich Library Service Database Title Coverage Access Sage Journals Multi-disciplinary scholarly journals; University Portal Titles available for the Humanities and Social Science disciplines: • Media Communication, History, Languages and Linguistics, Philosophy, Politics, Sociological and Cultural Studies. SciVerse Science Elsevier Science journal collection; University Portal Direct Includes a number of titles for: • History, Philosophy, Language Acquisition, English for Academic Purposes, Linguistics, Literature and the Social Sciences.Journals SpringerLink Springer journal collection; University Portal Includes titles for: • The Performing Arts, History, Languages and Linguistics, Philosophy, Sociology and Political Science. SwetsWise Enables the cross-searching of many of the University’s databases. University Portal Web of Knowledge Access to Web of Science the citation database for the Humanities and Social University Portal Sciences; • Citations from 1970-present. Zetoc The British Library’s electronic table of contents; University Portal Journal and conference records for the Humanities and Socials Sciences including history, language, literature and philosophy journal titles. BFI Inview Historical collection of over 2,000 non-fiction film and television titles from University Portal the 20th and early 21st century; Historical media covering many aspects of British society including: • Politics; Government; Law and Order; Industry and Economy; Health; Education; Immigration and the Environment.Other Collections British Library The British Library’s archive of sound recordings; University Portal Archival Sound Includes collections of: Recordings • Oral Histories; Literature; Poetry and Performance. British British Library historic newspaper archive; University Portal Newspapers 1600- Encompassing 19th Century British Library Newspapers, 17th and 18th 1900 Century Burney Collection Newspapers. • National and regional British newspapers, news books and ephemera pertinent for sociological, political and historical research. Gale NewsVault A significant tool for sociological, political and historical research. Enables University Portal cross-searching of newspaper archives. • Includes 19th Century British Library Newspapers, 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers. LexisLibrary Access to full-text national and regional newspapers (with the exclusion of University Portal the Financial Times). NewsFilm Online ITN & Reuters News archives. University Portal Political, social, and cultural news stories from 1910-2007. Last updated: 01.09.2011  2 of 2