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Use this guide to help you make the most of the library and information resourses


icon to represent a database

Databases include books, journal and magazine articles and conference proceedings. As well as general databases there are also subject specific databases helping to ensure your search is more relevant. You may also consider looking at particular collections of journals. These databases are indexes -where we subscribe to the full text a link will be available but please note these tools search outside of our full text collections and not every hit will be full text.  

To search for relevant articles simply type in your keywords  

Sociology Databases

Social Science Databases

Legal Databases

Multidisciplinary Databases

What is a Database?

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