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Available and accessible full text to you on the HIT Library website are electronic databases of books and journals that have been carefully selected with your teaching, learning and research needs in mind.  They are all available on on-campus access which is IP authenticated.  Off-campus access is being explored.  Just click on the e-resources link from the library website and you are on!  You can browse the list below taking note of the subject strength then select the most appropriate for that assignment or research topic you are working on.

EBSCO Host Research Databases EBSCO Host Research Databases

Provides access to 8 major databases: Academic Search Premier; Business Source Premier; ERIC; Masterfile Premier; Newspaper Source; Health Source : Nursing & Academic; Health Source : Consumer Edition; Medline. These databases can be searched at the same time; many journals can be searched at once.

Subject Strengths: Good coverage of most branches of social sciences and humanities; Strong business coverage; Strong nursing, medicine and allied health coverage; Dedicated newspaper database, kept separate from peer-reviewed content.

Emerald Management 120 e-Journal Collection

Emerald Management 120 e-Journal Collection

Emerald Management features 120 Business and Management journals, all of which are peer-reviewed and fully searchable full text journals plus reviews from the world's top 300 management journals. Many go back to 1990s.

Subject Strengths: Computer Science; Library and Information Sciences; Marketing; Management

Project MUSE journals

Project MUSE journals

Project MUSE provides online access to 500 full-text journals and 15,000 full-text ebooks from 200 non-profit publishers in the humanities and social sciences.
Subject Strengths: Education; Language and Linguistics; Library Science and Publishing; Literature; Medicine and Health; Science, Technology, and Mathematics; Social Sciences


Over 550 journals in the business, humanities, social sciences and science, technology and medicine (STM). Subject Strengths: Humanities; Social Sciences; Scientific, Technical and Medical

Taylor & Francis Journals Taylor & Francis Journals

More than 1,300 titles in humanities, social sciences and applied sciences.

Subject Strengths: Arts & Humanities; Business, Management & Economics; Chemistry; Education; Engineering, Computing & Technology; Environment & Agriculture; Geography, Planning, Urban & Environment; Library & Information Science; Mathematics & Statistics; Media, Cultural & Communication Studies; Physics etc.

Wiley Online Library STM Wiley Online Library STM

Wiley Online Library is a leading international resource for scientific, technical, medical and scholarly content providing access to millions of articles across a wide range of journals. This package provides access to over 800 journals in the Sciences. Technology and Medicine

Subject Strengths: Chemistry & Physics; Computer Science; Engineering; Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences; Mathematics & Statistics; Medicine & Nursing; Physics and Astronomy; Polymers and Materials Science
Annual Reviews Annual Reviews

Annual Reviews publications operate as a high quality filter, prioritising and synthesising the primary research literature in 37 different disciplines for the Biomedical, Life, Physical and Social Sciences.

Subject Strengths: Biomedical/Life Sciences; Physical Sciences; Social Sciences; Economics


It provides an archive of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable. The archive contains over 800 important scholarly journals of high-quality, interdisciplinary content to support scholarship and teaching in 50 disciplines.

Subject Strengths: Economics; History; Political Science; Language & Literature; Art & Art History; Music; Mathematics & Statistics; Education

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

De Gruyter Publishers

De Gruyter Publishers

Provides access to over 375 titles delivering a wide variety of content in humanities, medicine, the sciences and law. Has strength in Engineering, Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Material Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Life Sciences, Pharmacy and Economics.

OECD iLibrary OECD iLibrary

OECD is the world's largest think-tank, renowned for its authoritative, internationally comparable statistics, analysis, and outlooks in Economics, Public Policy, Social Sciences and Environmental issues.

Subject Strengths: Economics; Energy; Environment; Social sciences
Palgrave Macmillan Journals Palgrave Macmillan Journals

Palgrave Macmillan offers a combined portfolio of over 70 peer-reviewed e-journals.
Subject Strengths: business and management; economics; education; information systems and technology

Royal Society for Chemistry - RSC Journals Archive & Royal Society - Royal Society Journals Online

Royal Society for Chemistry - RSC Journals Archive & Royal Society - Royal Society Journals Online

Royal Society for Chemistry - RSC Journals Archive & Royal Society - Royal Society Journals Online

Ten leading international journals from the Royal Society, the UK's national academy of science. Titles cover the whole of the biological and physical sciences, and include Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the world's first science journal.

Subject Strengths: Mathematics, engineering and other physical sciences; All biological sciences; particularly good on ecology, environment; Multidisciplinary and


University of Chicago Journals University of Chicago Journals

The University of Chicago Press publishes nearly fifty scholarly journals, many on behalf of some of the world's most prestigious societies, and several that were the first scholarly publications in their respective fields. The journals present original research in the social sciences, humanities, education, and biological and physical sciences.

Subject Strengths: Economics; Education; Humanities; Law; Life and Physical Sciences; Social Sciences
NRC Research Press

NRC Research Press

Full text of 20 online peer-reviewed journals in a broad range of scientific disciplines with back files dating back to 1996 in most cases. Scope includes botany, chemistry, civil engineering, physics, microbiology as well as earth sciences.


Open Access Resources


Research 4Life (R4L) Research 4Life (R4L)

Is a collective name for 4 programmes: HINARI (http://www.who.int/hinari/en/) , AGORA (http://www.fao.org/agora/en/) , OARE (http://www.unep.org/oare/)  and ARDI(http://www.wipo.int/ardi/en/)  – that provides developing countries with free or low cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content online. R4L is a public-private partnership of the WHO, FAO, UNEP, WIPO, Cornell and Yale Universities and the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers providing access to over 45,000 peer-reviewed international scientific journals, books, and databases.  Full-text articles can be downloaded for saving, printing or reading on screen.

Subject Strength: Health, Environment, Agriculture and research development and innovation