E-resources and databases
starting with "R"
- RANE Worldview (formerly known as Stratfor)
Provides strategic analysis and forecasting of geopolitical intelligence. Global events are placed in a geopolitical framework to allow users to better understand international developments and better assess geopolitical risk, make strategic investments and expand into challenging regions.
- Rare Books Image Search System
From the Taiwan Resource Centre for Chinese Studies (TRCCS).
- REDALYC - Red de Revistas Científicas de América Latina y el Caribe, España
This Spanish language full text resource offers access to scientific journals published in Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal. Major topics include economics, education, social sciences, psychology, health sociology, agriscience, biology and medicine.
- Religion database
Religion Database provides a wide range of primarily full-text periodicals and other sources for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspectives of many worldwide religions. Coverage is from 1986 onward.
- Religion, Reform, and Society
Religion, Reform, and Society examines the influence of both faith and skepticism on the shaping of many aspects of society—politics, law, economics, and social and radical reform movements. In the nineteenth century, the intellectual work of Comte, Marx, Weber, Darwin, Freud, and others unleashed secularizing impulses that gave rise to both new humanist religious projects and new faith-based social reform movements. The heightened interest in the perfection of man, the power of science, and the confidence in social progress also had an impact. Alongside Comte's positivist “religion of humanity,” utopian collectives, and settlement houses, there grew a new fascination with alternative spiritual and mystical practices.
The archive provides essential documentary materials that explore religious and philosophical movements in reaction to dramatic changes in culture and society wrought by the industrial revolution and modernity. Topics covered include positivism and anti-positivism, freethinking, the cooperative movement, alternative Christianities, and the application of the social principles of Christianity to everyday life by a variety of denominations.
- Ren min ri bao 1946-
Online version of the official newspaper of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party, Ren min ri bao (People's Daily) from 1946 to the present.
- RePEc (Research Papers in Economics)
RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) is a collaborative effort of hundreds of volunteers in over 100 countries to enhance the dissemination of research in Economics and related sciences. The heart of the project is a decentralized bibliographic database of working papers, journal articles, books, books chapters and software components, all maintained by volunteers. The collected data is then used in various services as described below.
- Republican China full-text journals database (1911-1949)
The database contains full text journal and newspaper articles published from the end of the Qing dynasty to the era of the Republic of China.
- Research Methods: Primary Sources
AM Research Methods is an exciting new platform that introduces humanities and social science students to the key approaches and methodologies of working with source material. Designed to be used in the classroom or for independent study, this resource will empower students to engage with primary sources and assess historical evidence with confidence.
At the heart of Research Methods, you will find nearly 200 hundred essays, videos, "How to" guides and case studies by subject specialists which answer all of your questions about working with primary sources. From guidance on where you can find historical documents, to the questions you might want to pose and how best to approach analysing the content they hold, this platform gathers together practical advice and instruction from experts working around the world.
- RILM abstracts of music literature
Produced by Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale, this comprehensive music bibliography features citations, abstracts, and subject indexing. It includes articles in Festschriften celebrating music scholars from 1840 through the present as well as music-related articles published in conference proceedings from 1835 through the present.
- RIPM (Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals with Full Text)
Provided by RIPM (Répertoire international de la presse musicale), this full-text database is a unique collection of primary source material and periodicals for the study of music and musical life from the Early Romantic to the Modern Period.
- Romanticism: Life, Literature and Landscape
Provides access to literary sources relating to William Wordsworth and the Romantic period, as well as works by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas De Quincey, and Sara Hutchinson. Source documents include full manuscripts, personal correspondence, diaries, and travel journals. Over 2,500 fine art pieces are also included from the Wordsworth Trust's fine art collection.Authorised for ANU alumni access
- Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Provides access to over 2800 articles by scholars and philosophers covering subject areas such as the aesthetics metaphysics, epistemology mind and psychology, ethics phenomenology and existentialism, feminism philosophy and literature, language politics, postmodernism, literature religion, science and medical ethics.
- Routledge Historical Resources: History of Feminism
This resource covers the fascinating subject of feminism over the long nineteenth century (1776–1928). It contains an extensive range of primary and secondary resources, including full books, selected chapters, and journal articles, as well as new thematic essays, and subject introductions on structural themes.
- Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland archives
Manuscripts, maps and photographs held by the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland archives.
- Royal Historical Society Bibliography (Bibliography of British and Irish History )
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.
For more information on how to use this product please see the BBIH Help pack.
- Royal Society of Chemistry eBooks
This collection contains over 1,500 e-books from critical assessments of the latest advances in a specific research field, to introductions to topics for non-experts, covering the chemical sciences and related areas.
- Russkaia Literatura Digital Archive
Russkaia literatura is a well-known journal of literary criticism. The journal is one of the most comprehensive, reliable and authoritative resources featuring biographical information and criticism of Russian and Soviet authors in various genres. Published since 1958 by the Institute of Russian Literature of the Russian Academy of Science (Pushkinskii Dom), this scholarly journal features numerous research papers, discussion pieces, analytical articles and critical essays concerning classical and modern writers and poets of Russia.