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Sciences for Walk-in Access - Recommended Resources

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A scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. It also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and more than 13,200 publications, including monographs, reports, conference proceedings etc.

 

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Good for finding books, chapters and articles on British and Irish history, including the local history of e.g. London and Portsmouth but there are no direct links to articles found.

 

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Provides access to subscribed Cambridge University Press electronic books

 

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Access to over 200 highly academic full-text journals covering a wide range of subjects 

 

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CINAHL, the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, is the most comprehensive resource covering the research literature of for nursing and allied health subjects

 

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An online reference collection, featuring full-text content from subject-specific reference titles. Do a keyword search of the whole collection or browse for a reference work by subject. Get help planning your research by visualising your topic with a concept map.

 

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Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source provides dental practitioners and researchers with a definitive place to carry out their online dental literature research. The database contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for 210 journals and dozens of monographs. It includes indexing for all dentistry and oral sciences journals commonly purchased by dental schools and other related institutions. Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source also includes an unprecedented collection of important full-text journals, as well as dozens of full-text monographs. The collection includes more than 160 full-text journals, including many of the top ranked titles in the discipline.

 

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Access to e-books on psychology and sports medicine, physical therapy & education.

 

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Full text for more than 190 journals and records for numerous other journal titles going back as far as 1888. This database is available on the EBSCO platform allowing you to search this database alongside others within Discovery.

 

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Full text for more than 190 journals and records for numerous other journal titles going back as far as 1888. This database is available on the EBSCO platform allowing you to search this database alongside others within Discovery.

 

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F1000Prime identifies and recommends important articles in biology and medical research publications. Articles are selected by a peer-nominated global 'Faculty' of the world's leading scientists and clinicians who then rate them and explain their importance. From the numerical ratings awarded, we have created a unique system for quantifying the importance of individual articles.

 

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The Gale database of newspaper archives, covering over 400 years of content

 

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GreenFILE covers research information on all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects. Multidisciplinary by nature, GreenFILE draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more

 

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A peer reviewed scientific video journal, JoVE publishes scientific research in a visual format to help researchers overcome two of the biggest challenges facing the scientific research community today: poor reproducibility and the time and labor intensive nature of learning new experimental technique

 

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Medline is a biomedical database containing references and abstracts to the international biomedical literature. Medline’ major subject areas include nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, allied health, and pre-clinical sciences. Medline also covers life sciences, including some aspects of biology, environmental science, marine biology, plant and animal science as well as biophysics and chemistry.

 

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Provides e-books on various subjects

 

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Database of Oxford University Press journals

 

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This database offers records of doctoral theses from the United Kingdom and Ireland, with abstracts accepted for higher degrees by universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland, since 1716

 

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PsycArticles is a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. It contains articles from nearly 80 journals published by the American Psychological Association and others. Coverage spans 1894 to the present. This database is available on the EBSCO platform allowing you to search this database alongside others within Discovery.

 

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This database covers information concerning topics in emotional and behavioural characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology and observational and experimental methods, and offers full text coverage for nearly 400 journals.

 

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Sage  publishes journals in business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology and medicine

 

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This is a large collection of science, technology and medicine related full-text and bibliographic information.

 

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Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.

 

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SPORTDiscus is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of sport and sport development. . This database is available on the EBSCO platform allowing you to search this database alongside others within Discovery.

 

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This provides access to many full-text academic journals published by Routledge, Taylor and Francis, Informa Health and Psychology Press

 

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Web of Science – part of the Web of Knowledge collection of databases – consists of a number of databases containing information gathered from thousands of scholarly journals, books, book series, reports and conferences. Three citation databases (Science Citation Index Expanded (1970-), Social Sciences Citation Index and Arts (1975-) and Humanities Citation Index (1975-)) also contain the references cited by the authors of the articles. You can use these references to do cited reference searching, allowing you to find articles that cite a previously published work. Conference Proceedings Citation Index – Science includes the published literature of the most significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions in a wide range of scientific disciplines.

A guide to this resource can be found at: http://www.lib-guides.port.ac.uk/LG592.pdf

 

 

You may want to look at books relating to this subject area. You are free to consult these in the Library, but walk-in visitors may not borrow books unless they have an External Reader membership. The list below will help you find where subjects of interest are held in the Library - click on the location to view a map.

athletic & outdoor sports & games
biology
chemistry & allied sciences
dentistry
earth sciences
electricity & electronics
geology, hydrology, meteorology
medicine & health