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The University of Leicester subscribes to the following databases which registered users can access on and off campus. Databases are available to search individually or together. You can select which databases you wish to search on the Choose databases page.

  • America: History & Life - Indexes journal articles on the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.
  • Art full text -  comprises the bibliographic contents of over 370 leading art periodicals - journals, museum bulletins and yearbooks.
  • BEI - Providing information on research, policy and practice in education and training in the UK.
  • Business Source Premier - A comprehensive, business periodical database that includes scholarly journals and business periodicals.
  • Child Development & Adolescent Studies - is produced by NISC, is today’s source for references to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21
  • CINAHL plus with full text - indexes more than 5000 journals in nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy,  operating department practice, health promotion and health librarianship, and other areas of allied health and includes the full text of 770 of those journals.  
  • Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text - A database of criminology that includes full text for more than 200 magazines and journals as well as full text books and monographs.
  • EBSCO eBook Collection - A collection of eBooks via EBSCO.
  • EconLit The fundamental research tool in economics.
  • Education abstracts - provides indexing and abstracts for more than 680 periodicals and yearbooks, dating as far back as 1983. Books on education published after 1995 are also indexed.
  • Educational Administration abstracts - includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research.
  • ERIC - Extensive access to education-related journal articles, conferences, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media and books. Sponsored by the US Department of Education.
  • European Views of the Americas - This database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.
  • GreenFILE - A bibliographic database of information about environmental concerns.
  • Historical Abstracts - Provides references to journal articles on the history of the world from 1450 to the present.
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts - indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings.
  • MathSciNet - Mathematical databases published by the American Mathematical Society.
  • PsycARTICLES A database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association and allied organisations.
  • PsycEXTRA A bibliographic and full text companion to eh PsycINFO database.
  • PsycINFO Citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology.
  • Race Relations Abstracts - Includes bibliographic records covering areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, and immigration studies.
  • Regional Business News A collection of full text newswires that incorporates news information for the last 30 days from all over the world.
  • SPORTDiscus - indexes journal articles, books, dissertations and theses in sports and sports medicine, including physiotherapy, exercise physiology and kinesiology.
  • Teacher Reference Center Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

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