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New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
British History Online is a digital library of key printed primary and secondary sources for the history of Britain and Ireland, with a primary focus on the period between 1300 and 1800. This resource currently contains over 1,270 volumes.
These newspapers, emerging during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries as a crucial channel of information in towns and major cities, provide researchers with a unique, first-hand perspective on history.
The trial expires on 24 April 2020.
Sourced from the extensive holdings of the British Library, British Library Newspapers delivers a wide range of irreplaceable local and regional voices to reflect the social, political, and cultural events of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. With more than 160 newspaper titles, the series is comprised of approximately 5.5 million pages of historic content, from articles to advertisements.
Cambridge Histories is a globally respected series of over 300 volumes spanning fifteen subject areas across the humanities and social sciences, with a concentration on political and cultural history, literature, philosophy, religious studies, music and the arts.
Free access is available until 31 May 2020.
UCC already subscribes to 10 Cambridge Histories titles.
Including coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak, this database curates openly available content related to coronaviruses. It includes thousands of open-access articles from the world’s leading publishers, as well as current research from pre-print repositories such as arXiv, and will continue to grow and evolve as more is learned about the pandemic.
The collections include images and descriptive data related to the iconography of works of art produced between early apostolic times and the sixteenth century.
Free access to this database is available until 31 May 2020.
Although the Index of Medieval Art was formerly known as the Index of Christian Art, the collection now includes secular subjects as well as a growing number of subjects from medieval Jewish and Islamic culture.
JSTOR provides a comprehensive digital archive of important scholarly journals. It offers multidisciplinary and discipline-specific collections that include complete runs of journals as well as select monographs, transactions, and conference proceedings.
Access is available to the following collections: the Ireland Collection, the Arts and Sciences I to XII Collections, the Business III Collection, the Life Sciences Collection and the 19th Century British Pamphlets Collection.
In addition, JSTOR has provided temporary access to the Arts and Sciences XIII to XV Collections and the Business IV Collection, as well as over 33,000 ebooks until 30 June 2020.
Oxford Handbooks Online is one of the most prestigious and successful strands of Oxford’s scholarly publishing, the Handbook series contains in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field.
Oxford Scholarship Online offers access to thousands of academic works from the celebrated scholarly list of Oxford University Press covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.
Pharmacy Knowledge is a digital learning platform, with content on the platform based on textbooks published by the Pharmaceutical Press, as well commissioned content written by expert pharmacists in their fields.
This resource provides access to a comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, offering millions of works from thousands of universities. Full-text coverage spans from 1743 to the present, with citation coverage dating back to 1637.
A vast and rapidly-expanding online research library providing full-text access to the best scholarly publishing from around the world, making disparately-published scholarship easily accessible and fully searchable on a single online platform.