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General OneFile and InfoTrac Custom Newspapers are a unique collection of journals and English language newspapers, providing one of the largest aggregations of full text periodical content available to Further Education institutions.
Institutions now have free online access to the full text of every paper published by the Institution of Civil Engineers between 1836 and 2001, representing over 200,000 pages of information.
The IMechE Proceedings archive contains over 200,000 pages of unique material, including technical papers, obituaries, meeting reports, technical drawings, and editorial comment published in the proceedings of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).
The International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) includes over 2.5 million references to journal articles, books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951. IBSS focuses mainly on the four core social science disciplines - anthropology, economics, politics and sociology - but it also covers a range of interdisciplinary subjects, such as development studies, human geography and environment and gender studies. IBSS is especially strong on international material with over 50 per cent of journals published outside the US or UK. Over 2,800 journals are regularly indexed and some 7,000 books included each year. Abstracts are provided for over 75 per cent of all current journal articles and users can link to the full text of articles in journals subscribed to by their...
Online access to over 110,000 articles and 1.5 million pages of research from 40 journals published by the Institute of Physics between 1874 and 1998.
The ISI Web of Knowledge platform provides a . . . single, unified environment through which researchers can seamlessly access different types of information: journal literature, proceedings papers, patents, chemical reactions and compounds, as well as evaluated web content. In addition, the content found within the platform is multidisciplinary, ensuring that scholars are not restricted along subject-specific lines. - (from JISC ADAT database)
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