Below are the key databases for Social Sciences, grouped together by their subject area. You may also wish to explore the LibGuides for the individual subject areas for more detailed information and additional web-based resources:
Provides access to citation indexes covering over 8000 top academic journals, including all references in the social sciences and humanities as well as the sciences. Login: enter your University email address and password.
Includes over three million bibliographic references to journal articles and books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951. Login off campus: enter your university email address and password
Includes the following databases - Sociology, Sociological abstracts, Social services abstracts and International Bibliography of the Social Sciences. Login off campus: enter your university email address and password
The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) database provides full text and abstract only access to content in the fields of nursing and related healthcare disciplines including occupational and physical therapy, nutrition, and dietetics. Login: enter your University email address and password.
Covers full-text artiles on biomedicine, pre-clinical sciences, behavioral sciences, bioengineering, health policy development and life sciences. Login: enter your university email address and password.
Major source for biomedical and health literature. There are some freely available full-text resources others may require you check other library sources, including Google Scholar for article availability
Full text articles from our subscribed journals in criminology, communications, social work and more... Login: enter your university email address and password.
We do not have subscriptions to everything on SAGE. To limit your search to our subscription journals, use the Advanced search and select "Only content I have full access to" under Access Type. Help video Help guide
Access UK cases, legislation and legal journals as well as national and regional newspapers and legal materials from countries across the world. Includes both Lexis PSL with practical guidance written by solicitors and barristers on legal topics as well as forms, checklists and precedents, and content from Lexis Accountancy Lite including Tolley's Tax Handbooks Series, the Yellow and Orange Tax Guides, Simon's Taxes, Tax Journal, and the Finance Acts. Login: enter your University email address and password
Access a wide range of legal materials including UK cases and updated legislation, legal journals, books and dictionaries. Login: Enter your university email address and password. Users must enter their details the first time they use Westlaw after logging in. This creates a separate Westlaw account so you can use the personalisation features of the site.