Databases and journals

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Library databases provide access to a vast amount of material published in journals, newspapers, legal and other specialist collections. Many contain links to the full content, for example, full-text of articles, legal cases and citations, music and video files.

Databases by title

Databases by subject

Journal search

To search for specific journals use the online journals search.

Current database trials

Help us assess potential new electronic resources/databases - see our current electronic resources trials

Help with using databases

Access to most databases is available from anywhere. If you are off-campus, log in using your UC username and password. More details can be found via the access conditions link for individual databases on the alphabetical and subject lists.

Licensing and access restrictions

Content from databases may only be used for the purpose of UC teaching, study or research. Licensing and access restrictions apply to most content, including ebooks and databases.

  • A reasonable quantity of excerpts may be downloaded for teaching, study or research. Substantial subsets of data or content may not be created.
  • Data or content may not be copied, sold or provided for any commercial purpose.
  • Data or content may not be provided to anyone who is not a member of UC.