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Brill’s publication programme focuses on the humanities and social science (imprint BRILL), international law (imprint Martinus Nijhoff), and selected areas in science (imprint VSP). Their imprint IDC presents an extensive catalogue of primary sources and rare collections. Their predominantly English language publications consist primarily of book series, annuals, atlases, handbooks, encyclopaedias, journals, and microform collections.
Encyclopaedia Britannica (UK) Ltd
The new Academic Edition online encyclopaedia offers a unique educational experience – rigorously curated, peer-enhanced learning. You can now research confidently with Britannica Online Academic Edition with expert information and a host of research tools designed to support advanced study. The New Academic product delivers clear, current and correct material (articles, images, videos, eBooks and journal articles) – all clearly cited and referenced, providing the bedrock of research for undergraduates, graduates and faculty throughout the world. As a multidisciplinary resource, Britannica Online is relevant to most subject areas and is suitable for general post 16 education.
Encyclopaedia Britannica (UK) Ltd
The new Academic Edition online encyclopaedia offers a unique educational experience – rigorously curated, peer-enhanced learning. You can now research confidently with Britannica Online Academic Edition with expert information and a host of research tools designed to support advanced study. The New Academic product delivers clear, current and correct material (articles, images, videos, eBooks and journal articles) – all clearly cited and referenced, providing the bedrock of research for undergraduates, graduates and faculty throughout the world. Encyclopædia Britannica has recently launched Britannica Image Quest, an online image library which contains more than a million images from the world’s best image providers including National Geographic, Getty Images, National History Museum and many more. This easy-to-use online portal provides quick access to rights-cleared high-quality images.
British Education Index, Australian Education Index and Eric (Education Literature Datasets) 2011-2013
A complete and integrated suite of bibliographic databases of education and training periodicals from the three principal producing English-language agencies. ERIC is produced by the Education Resources Information Center from the US Department of Education. British Education Index is produced by the BEI office within Leeds University and Australian Education Index is produced by the Australian Council for Educational Research.
Institute of Historical Research
British History Online – Premium Content is a digital library of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and early modern history of Britain made up of 122 volumes of the Calendar of State Papers, Domestic and the Calendars of State Papers for Scotland and Ireland, the Parliament Rolls of Medieval England, and the National Archives Calendar of Close Rolls; The online calendar texts are fully cross-searchable with a range of other material for the early modern period, and offer scholars the opportunity to comment on, and correct, the recognised shortcomings of some volumes.
The British Periodicals Collections I and II have been purchased by JISC Collections and are available free of charge to UK Higher and Further Education institutions and Research Councils. Institutions now have free online access to nearly 6.1 million pages from over 460 journals published from the 1681 to the 1937 covering subjects such as archaeology, architecture, art, the fine arts, drama, history, literature, music, philosophy, science and the social sciences. An access fee may apply after 31/05/2013.
British Standards Institute
BSOL is a teaching, research and study tool for a broad range of courses and disciplines. By embedding standards into course curricula, you ensure that your students are prepared for the demands of the commercial world, making them industry ready and more employable. BSOL is used by professionals around the world and it is a comprehensive source of draft, current and withdrawn British, adopted European and international standards available anywhere. BSOL is rich in technical and business content and covers a broad range of disciplines for all industry sectors. Updated daily, this growing resource currently contains the full text (PDFs) of more than 55,000 standards and books accessible 24/7 directly from a desktop.
University of Kent
The British Cartoon Archive is a library, archive and gallery dedicated to the history of British cartooning over the last two hundred years. Located at the University of Kent in Canterbury, it holds the national collection of cartoons of political and social comment published in British newspapers and magazines. The British Cartoon Archive Digitisation Project funded by JISC through its Digitisation Programme, has digitised the Carl Giles Archive, the single most important archive of British newspaper cartoons, and a key resource for British political and social history that has never before been open to the public. Thanks to this funding, staff, students and researchers at colleges and universities in the UK will be able to access and use the entire Giles Collection of 15,000 cartoon images, with some 5,000 pages of related paperwork, free of charge for educational purposes.
Cell Press, an imprint of Elsevier, publishes biology research and reviews. Cell Press journals include the flagship journal Cell, Neuron, Immunity, Molecular Cell, Developmental Cell, Cancer Cell, Current Biology, Structure, Chemistry & Biology, Cell Metabolism, Cell Host & Microbe and Cell Stem Cell.
This package for Museum and Gallery libraries comprises the Times Digital Archive, 19th Century British Library Newspapers, and the Burney Collection. Times Digital Archive: The Times Digital Archive 1785-1985 provides convenient access to a library of back issues of this renowned newspaper online. 19th Century British Library Newspapers: Users can now cross search 2.2 million pages from 48 nineteenth century national and regional newspapers. The Burney Collection: This resource provides access to 1 million pages from 1,270 parliamentary papers, pamphlets, proclamations, newsbooks, and newspapers published in England, Ireland and Scotland between 1600-1800.