E-resources and databases
starting with "S"
- SIAM eBooks
Published by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), this resource provides access to SIAM ebooks on the IG publishing platform. These e-books are a very valuable resource for applied mathematicians and computational scientists.
- Singapore National Bibliography
A select bibliography of print and non-print library materials published in Singapore and deposited by publishers with the Singapore National Library, under the National Library Board Act, 1995.
- Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law
This collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.
- Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice
This database includes topics such as the African coast, the Middle Passage, slaves experience, religion, revolts, the Underground Railroad, the abolition movement, legislation, education and the legacy of slavery. Included are full text manuscripts, rare books, pamphlets, periodicals, broadsides, ephemera, maps, manuscripts, pamphlets and paintings from 1490 to 2007.Authorised for ANU alumni access
- Smithsonian Global Sound
A database of mostly folk music recordings from around the world, and drawn primarily from the archives of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and the archival audio collections of Folkways Records, Cook, Dyer-Bennet, Fast Folk, Monitor, Paredon and other labels. Coverage includes American Folk, Blues, Bluegrass, Country, World, Jazz, Classical, Broadway, spoken word, sounds and children’s recordings.
- Social science database
This database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work and sociology.
- Social Sciences Citation Index (Web of Science)
The index is part of the Web of Science Core Collection. It indexes every piece of content cover-to-cover of over 1800 journals across 28 arts and humanities disciplines, providing cited references dating back to 1975.
- Social Sciences Digital Archive
Founded in 1970, Social Sciences was conceived as a scholarly publication tasked with promoting the Marxist-Leninist approach to social sciences worldwide. Since Gorbachev’s perestroika, however, the periodical’s ideological framework underwent certain modifications becoming a vivid chronicle of the collapse of the old communist dogmas and the transition to new ways of approaching social, economic and historical issues.
Over the decades since its founding, the journal has become an important and a unique platform for prominent papers and studies selected from various institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Covering the most pressing issues of Russia’s social and economic development, Social Sciences includes articles on philosophy, history, economics, politics, sociology, law, philology, psychology, ethnography, archaeology, literature and culture.
- Sociological abstracts
This database indexes and provides abstracts for international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioural sciences. Included are journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers, as well as citations to book reviews from 1952 to the present.
- Sociology database
This database covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction and more. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts.
- South Asia Archive
The South Asia Archive holds 5 million pages of primary and secondary material from novels, film posters, religious tracts, census reports, government acts and journal publications ranging roughly from the early 18th century to the early 1950s. Although a majority of the material is in English, there is much in Bengali, and some in Sanskrit, Hindi, Marathi and other South Asian languages. Most of the material pertains to India, with some on Sri Lanka, Burma, Nepal, Tibet and other neighbouring countries.
- South Asia Open Archives
South Asia Open Archives is the product of a collaborative initiative of a broad consortium of 26 current member research libraries in South Asia and around the world. It is a free open-access collection of key historical and contemporary sources in arts, humanities and social sciences, from and about South Asia, in English and other languages of the region.Authorised for ANU alumni access
- South Asian Newspapers, 1864-1922
This collection provides online access to a number of South Asian newspapers from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring English-, Gujarati- and Bengali-language papers published in India, in the regions of the Subcontinent that now comprise Pakistan, and in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), South Asian Newspapers offers extensive coverage of the people, issues and events that shaped the Indian Subcontinent between 1864 and 1922.
- SPIE Digital Library (Books)
This collection of e-books on optics and photonics provides access to all titles from SPIE Press from 1962 onwards, including monographs, reference works, field guides, tutorial texts, and Spotlight eBooks. SPIE is an international not-for-profit society advancing an interdisciplinary approach to the science and application of light.
- Springer Books
Access many full text reference books published by Springer. Please note, you will be able to search the full collection but you will not be able to access the titles marked with a yellow lock.
SpringerLink is an online collection of scientific, technological and medical journals, books, series, protocols, reference works and proceedings from Springer-Verlag and other publishers.
- Standards Online Premium
30/03/23 Please note that SAI Global are sending an email to ANU registered users on the SAI Global platform, to confirm their email in preparation for moving to the new i2i platform. Apologies for any inconvenience.
i2i Essentials Standards provides online access to the full text of all Australian standards; their international equivalents; withdrawn and superseded standards; document history; and referenced standards. Covers subject areas in the technical and business areas. Full text access is provided for one user at a time, but other users may be conducting a search while full text access is taking place. Users are required to register and authenticate when downloading a document.
Only 1 user is allowed to access this service at any time. Please log out and disconnect from the service immediately when you are done.
Automatic log-out occurs after 20 minutes of inactivity.
Required software: FileOpen plug-in for Adobe Acrobat
All content in i2i Essentials Standards is encrypted. You can only view standards if you have activated your individual login with SAI Global and have installed FileOpen on your computer or device. FileOpen is installed on all campus-based Information Commons computers. If you have an ANU-managed computer, please install FileOpen from the Software Center (Windows) or the Self Service app (Mac OS).
If you are using your own device, please download FileOpen from here.
Standards accessed via FileOpen can only be printed once, and cannot be shared with any other person, device or the ANU wireless printing service. Standards can only be viewed on the device they are downloaded on, access to the document will cease 365 days from the last use. See here for further information about how you can use standards with FileOpen.
- Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy organizes scholars from around the world in philosophy and related disciplines to create and maintain an up-to-date reference work.
- Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa
The liberation of Southern Africa and the dismantling of the Apartheid regime was one of the major political developments of the 20th century, with far-reaching consequences for people throughout Africa and around the globe. This collection focuses on the complex and varied liberation struggles in the region, with an emphasis on Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. It brings together materials from various archives and libraries throughout the world documenting colonial rule, dispersion of exiles, international intervention, and the worldwide networks that supported successive generations of resistance within the region.Authorised for ANU alumni access
SupChina is a New York-based, China-focused news, information, and business services platform. We inform and connect a global audience regarding the business, technology, politics, culture, and society of China
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- Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum Online
Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum Online (SEG) is an annual publication collecting newly published Greek inscriptions and studies on previously known documents. It covers the entire Greek world from the early Greek period until the 8th century A.D. Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum presents complete Greek texts, and a critical apparatus, of new inscriptions; it summarizes new readings, interpretations, and studies of known inscriptions, and occasionally presents the Greek text of these documents
Discover a wide range of journals, ebooks, and more than 5,400 Open Access research reports in the field of sustainability. The subjects of resilience and sustainability are explored broadly, covering research on environmental stresses and their impact on society.Authorised for ANU alumni access
- Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science
Morgan & Claypool publish specially commissioned ebooks covering a range of new and emerging engineering, computer science, and life science sub-disciplines. This digital library has access to:
- Colloquium digital library of life sciences
- Synthesis digital library of engineering and computer science
- Artificial Intelligence and machine learning collection