New online resources for 2023/24

The library is happy to announce access to a range of new online resources for the new academic year.

Users can find the resources directly on the Library’s Discover platform or by searching in the Database A-Z here.

CINAHL Complete

CINAHL Complete is a definitive research tool for nursing and allied health professionals which provides fast and easy access to top nursing and allied health journals, evidence-based care sheets, quick lessons and continuing education modules. This database contains full text for many of the most used journals found in the CINAHL index. With CINAHL Complete, users can access a comprehensive scope of content covering over 50 nursing specialties as well as allied health subjects including speech and language pathology, nutrition, physical therapy and much more

SAGE Research Methods Datasets

Sage Research Methods Datasets are a new tool used in the teaching and learning of social science research methods in more than 160 institutions around the world. Each dataset is peer-reviewed and they present a practical guide to data analysis accompanied by real data for the reader to practice on. They are:

  • Short and accessible guides to specific research methods or techniques accompanied by real data used as an illustrative example.
  • Pedagogically focused to help students learn and practice their research methods.
  • Introductory in tone: explanatory and jargon-free.
  • Engaging: using examples and writing devices that reach out to the student reader and make research feel relevant, meaningful and useful.

Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive Collection 5: Video Gaming

The Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive (EIMA) is the digital high-resolution archive of key US and UK trade and consumer magazines covering the broad spectrum of the entertainment industry and media including film, television, popular music, radio, and theatre. The Video Gaming archive includes over 40 titles spanning the 1980s through 2020. Titles cover a variety of consoles and computers and include publications such as Computer & Video Games (1981-2004), PC Gamer (1994-2020) and Edge (1993-2020).

Psychology in the Real World

Psychology in the Real World is a resource that supports the teaching and learning of Psychology in 7 key areas – law, education, social change, work, sport, relationships and health. This online resource allows students to explore the field of Psychology and investigate both established and emerging topics. With over 200 entries, intuitive search and detailed metadata, the Psychology in the Real World resource can easily be incorporated into the learning environment. From explaining introductory concepts to providing in-depth understandings of complex issues, it is the go-to reference inside and outside the classroom.


CareKnowledge is a holistic professional development platform for busy social care teams.  The platform gives users access to expert, evidence-based information and resources across the whole spectrum of social care practice. The platform contains a wealth of original content – from longform, practice-focused articles, to analysis, comment and reflection on key issues from leading experts in their respective fields.

CareKnowledge also includes access to a virtual bookshelf of best-selling, high quality social care books from Pavilion Publishing, updated with new titles throughout the year.

Politics Trove

Politics Trove is the home of Oxford University Press undergraduate politics textbooks online. Collecting together best-selling titles by world-leading experts, Politics Trove facilitates a rounded and complete study of politics.

The library now has access to a range of titles in the International Relations collection, a key resource for students studying international relations modules, whether a first introduction to the subject, a theory-based module, security and strategy, or foreign policy.

Exploring Race in Society

Exploring Race in Society is a free database offering essential content covering important issues related to race in society today. Essays, articles, reports and other reliable sources provide an in-depth look at the history of race and provide critical context for learning more about topics associated with race, ethnicity, diversity and inclusiveness.

In addition to essays, photographs, graphs and charts, Exploring Race in Society includes:

  • Thousands of full-text articles from academic journals
  • Government agency reports curated and provided by HeinOnline
  • Full-text articles, primary source documents and speeches from BlackPast, a leading source on African American history and experience
  • Journal content covering issues related to race, including those of Indigenous communities

If you have any queries about using any library resources, please contact the Academic Librarian team. If you have any issues accessing a database, please contact the Electronic Resource Team at

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