A free resource containing 90 databases from 7 jurisdictions including British and Irish case law and legislation; European Union case law; Law Commission reports, and other law-related British and Irish material.
This economics resource provides access to statistics from the International Monetary Fund, concerning international economic transactions data and International Investment Position with history from 1960. Part of the IMF eLibrary Database.
As India's leading literary magazine, it carries essays, satire and review articles by experts on subjects ranging from literature and the social sciences, to all fields of culture, cinema, and various forms of social and political expression.
An index of citations on articles and books in various languages focusing on Europe during the 15th and 16th centuries. Subject coverage includes literature, philosophy, history, religion, the arts, economics, political science, law, and the sciences.
Covers all subjects, especially humanities and the social sciences, pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present. The most important 100+ periodicals in Asian Studies identified by BAS staff are indexed immediately, but the total number of indexed journals is many times that amount.
Provides bibliographic data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, the British Empire, and Commonwealth, during all periods for which written documentation is available (from 55BC to the present). The Bibliography lists books, articles in books and articles in journals. There are also links to online book reviews and, from 2019 onward, the Bibliography has carried information about printed reviews of the books that it lists.
This database provides access to over 200 subscribed and open-access titles in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. It offers subject coverage of agriculture and agronomy, biodiversity conservation, ecology, entomology, environmental sciences, evolutionary biology, geology and paleontology, marine and freshwater biology, ornithology, plant sciences, veterinary sciences and zoology.
Blackwell Reference Online (BRO) has been incorporated into Wiley Online Library. BRO provides full text access to handbooks, dictionaries, encyclopedias and concise companions in the social science and humanities area, bringing together the world's leading scholars to cover the latest research in their fields.
Screen Studies is a dynamic digital platform taking users from script to screen and beyond – containing books, screenplays, overview articles and learning resources from Bloomsbury, Faber & Faber, the British Film Institute, Focal Press and Auteur (LUP). It comprises an exceptional collection of award-winning screenplays, critical and contextual books on film from the late nineteenth century to the present, and an interactive timeline of cinema history.
The Bloomsbury Cultural History Core Collection offers an authoritative survey of a wide range of subjects throughout history. Each subject is looked at in Antiquity, the Medieval Age, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Age of Empire and the Modern Age and thematic coverage is consistent across all periods so that users can either gain a broad overview of a period or follow a theme through the ages.
The ANU has access to the Cultural Histories of: Animals, The Human Body, Childhood and Family, Sexuality, Gardens, Women, Food, The Senses, Theatre, and Comedy.
BlueNet aims to provide a virtual data centre to support long-term curation and management of data for Australia's marine science researchers. BlueNet links vast data repositories and marine resources that currently reside in academic and government institutions both in Australia and overseas. It is an extension of the nation's first online facility; the Australian Ocean Data Centre Joint Facility (AODCJF).
Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences, and offer a range of E-Books, journals and reference works.
Brill journals are also indexed in Web of Science and Scopus indexing and abstract services.
The resource brings together major reference works for the study of the ancient world and its reception in later centuries, including comprehensive lists of rulers and dynasties as well as biographies of scholars throughout the age. The reference works include:
Brill’s New Pauly
Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 1 : Chronologies of the Ancient World - Names, Dates and Dynasties
Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts
Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World
Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 4 : The Reception of Myth and Mythology
Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 5 : The Reception of Classical Literature
Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary
The Bristol Presentments are bills of entry derived from official sources, namely the reports and manifests of ships which docked in the port of Bristol in South-West England. These bills are divided into two categories. The first contains details of imports, usually foreign produce carried on foreign vessels. The second records exports, usually produced or manufactured in Britain and destined for foreign markets. This collection thus provides an insightful overview of global trade from the onset of the industrial revolution to the height of the First World War.
British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries includes the immediate experiences of approximately 500 women, as revealed in pages of diaries and letters, including primary materials spanning more than 300 years. Enables in-depth browsing and searching of both the bibliographic and the full-text elements within the database.
Access to some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles. Source documents include Journals of the Houses of Commons and Lords, guides and calendars, gazetteers and dictionaries, and maps.
The Labour Party was founded in 1900 to represent the interests of trade unions and working-class voters. In political terms, it has often been characterised as a “broad church”, encompassing a range of left and centre-left viewpoints.
This collection contains minutes and related records compiled by the Parliamentary Labour Party (PLP) during the period 1906-1969. These records cover the party’s formative years, from its creation and early successes through the governments of Ramsay MacDonald and the wartime coalition to the Atlee administration and Harold Wilson’s first premiership.
The records provide an insight into the PLP’s often divided outlook on several important domestic and international political issues, including: the campaign for women’s suffrage; the Great Depression; the first and second world wars; the Beveridge Report and the emergence of the post-war welfare state; Britain’s nuclear weapons programme; imperialism and decolonisation; and Britain’s potential membership of the European Economic Community (EEC).
The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. Its collection of over 170 million items includes artefacts from every age of written civilisation, from books, newspapers to sound recordings, patents, prints and drawings, maps and manuscripts.
Sourced from 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.
This collection contains manuscripts and records relating to the history of Parliament and British politics. It covers the most important events which gave rise to the modern British state, from Magna Carta and the Civil Wars to the Act of Union and the birth of Empire. The documents themselves are many and varied, including Parliamentary papers, debate records, and private diaries. Given its breadth and depth, this collection is one of the most significant resources available to students of British political history.
Including papers of British statesmen, Home Office records, ordnance surveys, working class autobiographies, and other unique collections, British Politics and Society is a remarkable resource for scholars looking to explore the political and social history of Britain. Source libraries are the British Library, Oxford University, and The National Archives, Kew.
British Politics and Society enables researchers to explore such topics as British domestic and foreign policy, trade unions, Chartism, utopian socialism, public protest, radical movements, the cartographic record, political reform, education, family relationships, religion, leisure and many others. With this archive scholars have instant access to a range of never-before-available primary sources, including manuscripts, maps, drawings, newspapers, periodicals, government correspondence, letters, diaries, photographs, poster, pamphlets and more.