(You can also cross-search most of the resources below in a single search using Library Search)


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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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.


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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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General OneFile

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




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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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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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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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.




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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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.


Access Zetoc Alert


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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