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A to Z of E-Journals

The A-to-Z of E-Journals (now called Full Text Finder) is a powerful tool that will help you to discover all of the online journals and magazines available from the library.

 

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a-n The Artists Information Company

a-n stimulates and supports contemporary visual arts practice and affirms the value of the artist in society. It focuses on conversations around the critical and professional environment for the visual arts, bringing together artists, art students, producers, arts professionals, researchers, arts organisations and universities.

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Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile is a source of peer-reviewed full-text scholarly articles from a range of academic disciplines. It is both authoritative and comprehensive and has millions of articles available in full-text.

 

AJ Buildings Library

The AJ (Architect’s Journal) Buildings Library is a digital database that showcases more than 1,900 exemplar projects, most from the last 20 years, but including major projects back to 1900. You can search for projects by age, cost, architect, building type, footprint, location, or a combination of these. Each project includes full project data (more than 20 items of information) and comprehensive architectural photographs and drawings (plans, elevation, section), all at high resolution.

To use this collection, you will first need to register via the Architect's Journal website while on-campus.

 

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American Film Institute Catalog

The AFI Catalog is the national filmography documenting the history of American cinema. It covers the years 1893-1974 comprehensively, with additional records covering selected major films from 1975 onwards. Drawing on the expertise of specialist staff at the American Film Institute (AFI), it is a key resource for any educational institution, library, or film organization that is involved with the research, study and teaching of film.

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ARTbibliographies Modern

Does not provide full-text articles. ARTbibliographies Modern provides full abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogues, PhD. theses and exhibition reviews. Coverage includes the subjects of photography, performance art and installation works, video art, computer and electronic art, body art, graffiti, artist's books, theatre arts, conservation, crafts, ceramic and glass art, ethnic arts, graphic and museum design, fashion, and calligraphy, as well as traditional media including illustration, painting, printmaking, sculpture and drawing.

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Art and Architecture Source

Art Source covers a broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. Providing over 750 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and a collection of over 63,0000 images, it is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students and general researchers.

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Artstor

Artstor contains over 1.8 million digital images relating to the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences from museums, libraries, photo archives, photographers, scholars, artists and artists' estates, and an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research.

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BFI InView

BFI InView offers a unique window on Britain’s changing political, economic and social landscape in the age of film and television. It contains one thousand hours of non-fiction moving images and eight thousand pages of related documents. This archive will not be updated though. Choose to log in via your institution.

 

BFI Screenonline

Online encyclopaedia of British film and television featuring hundreds of hours of clips from the collections of the BFI National Archive, and several hours of recorded interviews with film and TV personalities. These clips are supplemented by commissioned material from expert writers, alongside thousands of stills, posters and press books.

 

British Education Index

Does not provide full-text articles. 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.

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British Library Sounds

British Library Sounds presents 50,000 recordings and their associated documentation from the Library’s extensive collections of unique sound recordings which come from all over the world and cover the entire range of recorded sound: music, drama and literature, oral history, UK regional dialects, wildlife and environmental sounds.

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British Pathe

British Pathé is considered to be the finest newsreel archive in the world. Its collection of over 85,000 films spans from 1896 to 1976. The collection includes footage from around the globe of major events, famous faces, fashion trends, travel, science and culture.

 

Box of Broadcasts (BoB)

BoB enables all staff and students in subscribing institutions to choose and record any broadcast programme from 60+ TV and radio channels. The recorded programmes are then kept indefinitely (no expiry) and added to a growing media archive (currently at over 1 million programmes), with all content shared by users across all subscribing institutions. When searching BoB, use the 'Search options' e.g. to search the 'Title only' and 'TV only'.

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Building Design online

Building Design online provides access to the digital editions of Building Design magazine, regular architectural news, videos, blogs, and reviews of the latest buildings from all corners of the world. The site also includes pages on specific architects and sections on regulations, sustainability, careers and inspiration, and a Carbuncle Cup.

 

Child Development & Adolescent Studies

Does not provide full-text articles. 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.

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Creativity & Human Development

Creativity & Human Development provides articles about creativity and human development in all disciplines, including creative practice in psychology, arts, culture, business, science, technology and education.

Click on 'Login' to gain access to the full text of articles.

 

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Dawsonera

A multi-disciplinary collection of over 150 e-books covering the arts, film, social sciences, computer science and general interests.

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Design and Applied Arts Index

Does not provide full-text articles. The Design and Applied Arts Index is a collection of over 200,000 abstracts and bibliographic records for articles, news items, and reviews published in design and applied arts journals. It covers both new designers and the development of design and the applied arts since the mid-19th century. It covers disciplines such as ceramics, glass, jewellery, wood, metal-smithing, graphic design, fashion and clothing, textiles, furniture, interior design, architecture, computer aided design, Web design, computer-generated graphics, animation, product design, industrial design, garden design, and landscape architecture.

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Digimap

Provides current and historical maps of the UK on a range of scales using Ordnance Survey data. Maps can be annotated and downloaded for personal use.

Use of this resource requires a separate registration procedure when first accessed. This can take a couple of days for Digimap to process.

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Digital Theatre Plus

Digital Theatre Plus captures the moments before the curtain rises and after the curtain falls, providing valuable insight into the play making process. It shares the hidden drama of the weeks, days, and hours before ‘lights up’ on stage. By revealing the world of the rehearsal room, dressing room, backstage and beyond, its documentaries and interviews introduce theatre as a vibrant, exciting art form through a familiar and accessible medium.

Off-campus access is available. Click on 'Sign In' in the top right, select AUB from the 'Select (Institution)' list and then click on 'Sign in with my Institution'.

 

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Drama Online

Drama Online introduces new writers alongside the most iconic names in playwriting history, providing contextual and critical background through scholarly works and practical guides.

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Ebook Central

A comprehensive collection of over 100,000 e-books which covers a wide range of subjects including anthropology, art and design, cultural studies, drama, history, music, philosophy, psychology, religion and technology.

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EBSCO e-Books

A large collection of freely available eBooks on a broad range of subjects, from art and architecture to science and medicine.

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Education Abstracts

Does not provide full-text articles. Education Abstracts provides indexing and abstracts for more than 680 journals and yearbooks, dating as far back as 1983. Books on education published after 1995 are also covered. Subject coverage includes adult education, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods and much more.

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eBook Education Collection

The eBook Education Collection provides titles ranging from introductory texts on education theory and practice for undergraduates to more complex and detailed works for advanced students and scholars in the Education discipline. Also included are support materials for student teachers and professionals working in primary and higher education classrooms, covering topics from curriculum building to student behaviour and dynamics.

 

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Education Source

Education Source is designed to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers. It includes full text of more than 1,800 journals, 550 books and education-related conference papers and over 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Coverage spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and includes educational specialities such as multilingual education, health education and testing.

 

Educational Administration Abstracts

Does not provide full-text articles. 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.

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ERIC

Does not provide full-text articles. The Education Resource Information Center (ERIC), provides access to education literature and resources. The database contains more than 1.3 million records and provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.

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Europeana

Explore millions of items from a range of Europe's leading galleries, libraries, archives and museums, including books and manuscripts, photos and paintings, television and film, sculpture and crafts, maps, sheet music and recordings.

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Film Index International

Film Index International is a major information resource for entertainment films and personalities produced in collaboration with the British Film Institute. With a scholarly, approach to all areas of film studies, from the very first silent movies to art house classics or the latest blockbusters. Film Index International provides international coverage, including films from over 170 countries.

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FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Plus

The International Index to Film Periodicals contains over 500,000 article citations from more than 345 journals. Each entry consists of a full bibliographic description, an abstract and comprehensive headings (biographical names, film titles and general subjects). It also offers in-depth full-text coverage of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals.

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Full Text Finder

Formerly the A-to-Z of E-Journals, Full Text Finder is a powerful tool that will help you to discover all of the online journals and magazines available from the library.

 

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of encyclopedias and specialized reference books which focuses on literature and history, with smaller collections in the areas of drama, business, science and religion.

 

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General OneFile

General OneFile is a one-stop source for a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines.

 

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Getty Images Open Content

Over 100,000 images from Getty which can be searched, downloaded and are free to use (but still require a reference when used).

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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.

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Carl Giles Archive

The work of Carl Giles has been digitised by The British Cartoon Archive. This is an important archive of British newspaper cartoons and a key resource for British political and social history. The entire Giles Collection of 15,000 images and 5,000 pages of related work are available free of charge for educational purposes. Search for 'Carl Giles' as an 'Artist or Creator'.

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Hairdressing Training

Helping to develop skills, Hairdressing Training provides exemplary step-by-step guidance videos, self-evaluation tests, worksheets and guides relating to an expanding collection of hairdressing styles and techniques; the service is also mapped to the NVQ Hairdressing curriculum.

 

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Historical Texts

Historical Texts brings together three historically significant collections for the first time: Early English Books Online (EEBO), Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) and 65,000 texts from the British Library 19th Century newspaper collection.

 

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IngentaConnect Journals

A collection of 13 online journals available in full text which focusses on event management, education through art, writing and musical theatre.

Click on 'Advanced Search' and then select 'Subscribed Titles' to search for articles available in full-text.

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Internet Archive Feature Films

A collection of over 4,000 feature films, shorts, silent films and trailers from the Internet Archive which are available for viewing and downloading. Enjoy!

 

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International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance Full Text

The International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance is the definitive research tool for the study of theatre and the performing arts.

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The International Index to Music Periodicals Full Text has now been renamed the Music Periodicals Database‎ AND The International Index to Performing Arts Full Text has now been renamed the Performing Arts Periodicals Database‎.

 

 

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ITN Source

ITN Source is the gateway to an incredible source of moving imagery, captured over three centuries. From news to drama, celebrity, comedy, music, wildlife, natural history and film, it is also home to an inspirational stock footage collection.

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Journal Archives

Journal Archives contains the archive from eight major publishers: Brill, the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institute of Physics, ProQuest, Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Taylor and Francis Geography, Planning, Urban and Environment Online Archive, as well as the complete run of the feminist magazine Spare Rib.

 

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JSTOR

JSTOR includes the full text archives of more than 2,000 academic journals, dating back to the first volume published, along with thousands of books and other materials relevant for research.

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Kanopy

Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service for educational institutions. Kanopy works directly with filmmakers and film distribution companies to offer award-winning collections, including titles from PBS, the BBC, the Criterion Collection, the Media Education Foundation and more.

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The London Gazette

As the UK's official public record, The Gazette has a long and established history, and has been at the heart of British public life for 350 years.

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LS:N Global

Available on-campus only. Created by The Future Laboratory, LS:N Global is a trends and insight network that plugs you into what is new, next and innovative in consumer needs and lifestyle behaviour.

 

lynda.com

lynda.com offers training videos that cover a wide range of software, business and creative skills, from 3D animation to web development. Content is added on a weekly basis so that the videos covering the latest version of the software are available. You can choose to watch short videos to provide a quick solution or follow an entire course. There are currently over 1,500 courses and over 85,000 individual tutorials. Tutorials are presented by top professionals with an ability to share their knowledge and industry experience.

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Mintel

Marketing research reports providing detailed analyses of UK consumer trends, including fashion retail reports and special reports covering British lifestyles.

This resources only allows four simultaneous users.

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Music Periodicals Database

The Music Periodicals Database is an unrivalled resource for music research. It provides indexing and abstracts for more than 425 international music journals, plus full text for around 140 journals. It currently includes over 770,000 article records, the majority of which are journal articles from 1996 onward.

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MyiLibrary

MyiLibrary offers access to some of the most topical and current e-books available today. You can access a wide range of research, reference and reading materials in subject areas such as Fine Arts, Music, Language and Literature, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, and World History.

 

NBS Building Regulations

NBS Building Regulations is an online resource offering instant access to the Building Regulations Approved Documents for England, Approved Documents for Wales, Scottish Technical Handbooks and the Northern Ireland Technical Booklets, with additional tools to help you quickly browse, search and locate the guidance you need.

Access is available to one user at a time. For the username and password please contact the Library eResources team.

 

News on Screen

170,000 stories (from 1910-1983) about the people (including oral histories) and companies (including production documents) that made British newsreels and cinemagazines.

 

Newsstand

Newsstand provides full-text access to newspapers such as The Times, Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, Independent/On Sunday, Guardian, Observer, Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, London Evening Standard, Glasgow Herald and other national and local newspapers and allows you to search for articles by title, headline, date and newspaper section.

 

Oxford Art Online

Comprehensive searchable reference resource covering all aspects of the visual arts from prehistory to date. The dictionary contains 41,000 articles written by leading scholars and experts in each subject. Articles provide links to maps and diagrams as well as over 100,000 searchable images from the Bridgeman Art Library Online, all supported by extensive bibliographies.

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Oxford Reference

Access to over 200 dictionaries and reference e-books published by Oxford University Press, including the Oxford Dictionary of English. Click on 'Show books in my subscription' to view titles which have full-text access.

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Performing Arts Periodicals Database

The Performing Arts Periodicals Database is a powerful resource, containing the full text of current articles from over 160 journals, including American Cinematographer, American Theatre, Dance Chronicle, Dance Teacher, Film Quarterly, Film Journal International, Film Studies, Theatre Journal, Theatre Survey and Opera News.

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Pidgeon Digital

Online collection of illustrated talks by architects and related designers. Begun in 1979, speakers range from those working in the first half of the 20th century to contemporary practitioner and cover topics such as theory, history and practice and provide a unique library of contemporary attitudes to architecture.

 

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers for free the full text of over 50,000 ebooks which are out of copyright, such as the complete works of Shakespeare and Jane Austen, and allows you to read them online or download them in a range of formats.

 

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Project Muse

Full text access to current content from prestigious humanities and social science journals published by some of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies. Coverage includes film, theatre and the performing arts, cultural studies, history and philosophy.

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ProQuest Art & Design

Search for journal articles in both the ProQuest art and design databases ('ARTBibliographies Modern' and the 'Design and Applied Arts Index') using a single search.

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ProQuest Media & Performance

Search for journal articles across both ProQuest media and performance databases (The 'Music Periodicals Database' and 'Performing Arts Periodicals Database') from a single search page.

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ProQuest Screen Studies Collection

Search for journal articles in all the ProQuest film databases (the American Film Institute Catalog, FIAF and Film Index International) using a single search.

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The Purple Guide

Click on the login button on the right to gain access to the chapters of the guide. The Purple Guide has been written by The Events Industry Forum in consultation with the events industry. Its aim is to help those event organisers who are have a duty to manage health and safety, particularly at large-scale music and similar events.

 

RIBA Library Catalogue

Does not provide full-text articles. Find books, journals, drawings and other material held by the British Architectural Library. Includes indexed articles from architectural journals with abstracts and references that enables you to find relevant material on your topic of interest.

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Sage Journals Online

Access to AUB subscribed journals published by Sage. Titles include 'Animation: an Interdisciplinary Journal' and 'The Clothing and Textiles Research Journal'.

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The Stan Winston School of Character Arts

The Stan Winston School is the world’s premiere online collection for learning the art & technology of character creation from award-winning industry professionals. These tutorials will teach you how to create compelling characters using a vast range of skills and techniques, from big budget cinematic approaches to DIY methods.

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. from your AUB email account for the username and password.

This resource only allows access to a single user at any time, therefore please log out when you have finished, and if you are unable to log in please try again at a later time.

 

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Taylor & Francis Online

Access to AUB subscribed journals published by Taylor & Francis. Titles include Contemporary Theatre Review, Digital Creativity, History of Photography, International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, Journal of Architecture, Journal of Media Practice, Studies in European Cinema, Studies in Theatre and Performance, and Theatre, Dance and Performance Training.

Select the ‘Only content I have full access to’ option before searching.

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Teacher Reference Center

Does not provide full-text articles. The Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

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Teachers TV

Teachers TV provides access to over 3,800 instructional videos (over 900 hours of content) produced in 2008 by the UK Department of Education to train and develop teachers' skills through demonstrations and commentary by teachers, administrators, and other educational experts.

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Theatre in Video

Provides access to over 250 twentieth century theatre productions on streaming video, as well as documentaries and interviews with artists, writers, designers and directors. Also included is access to the BBC Shakespeare collection.

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Theatre Record

Established in 1981, Theatre Record has probably the most influential readership of any theatre publication in the UK. It reprints in full all the national drama critics' reviews of productions in and out of London, with full casts and credits. It also carries early information on plans for shows all over the country.

Click on ‘Sign In’ to access full-text content.

 

Times Digital Archive

Articles, photographs, illustrations and advertisements from the Times newspaper from 1785-2010.

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Trustfunding

Comprehensive coverage of 4,000 UK grant-making trusts including all of the Directory of Social Change and Charities Aid Foundation Trusts.

Access to Trustfunding is by separate username and password. Please contact the Library for details. There is no access to Trustfunding from off campus.

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VADS (Visual Arts Data Service)

A gateway to digital images for use in art education, covering applied arts, architecture, design, fine art and media. Includes images from MoDiP.

 

 

The Vogue Archive

A complete searchable archive of American Vogue, from the first issue in 1892 to the current month, reproduced in high-resolution colour page images. Every page, advertisement, cover and fold-out is included and advanced searching enables you to find images by garment type, designer and brand name.

 

WGSN

WGSN is a professional fashion, trend forecasting and style analysis site, used by the fashion, retail and design industries and with a global coverage. Includes articles on current fashion shows, retail trends, style forecasting, lifestyle, as well as style reports from cities around the world and image collections. Also covers areas such as make-up, textiles and interior design.

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WGSN Lifestyle & Interiors

WGSN Lifestyle & Interiors brings together analysis, insight and inspiration for creative organisations that use it to inform design, development and marketing decisions for product and strategy.

 

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Zetoc

Does not provide full-text articles. Access to the British Library’s 'Electronic Table of Contents' service, containing details of millions of journal article and conference proceedings. Zetoc allows you to set up alerts for new issues of journals, articles by a particular author or articles with a designated word in the title.

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