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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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Subject coverage: Apparel, fashion, retail
Data retrieved: Market information, pricing, stock, trends
Access notes: Education edition via the EDITED education program. Available on campus only.
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Subject coverage: psychology
Data retrieved: full text of electronic books (eBooks) purchased by Manchester Met and previews to eBooks not purchased.
Service provider: Elsevier
Access notes: books available to Manchester Met marked with green icon.
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Subject coverage: Multidisciplinary
Data retrieved: Performance statistics and trends extrapolated from counts of articles published in scholarly journals and the citations to those articles.
Service Provider: Thomson Reuters
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Subject coverage: Chemistry and related fields
Data retrieved: Chemistry databases, tools and resources for UK researchers
Service provider: Royal Society of Chemistry
Access notes: All web-based services are freely accessible from any UK academic network. Off campus, log in with your University ID at the Shibboleth Institutional Login link. When accessing the CSD (Cambridge Structural Database) or CrystalWorks, you will first be asked to accept the relevant terms and conditions of use. This service provides access to a Remote Desktop computer with various software packages that can be used to query CSD data. If you require CSD Remote Desktop access, please send a request for a CSD Remote Desktop username and password to http://cds.rsc.org/csd.asp.
Subject coverage: social sciences, education, health, geography
Data retrieved: books by world-class authors on hot topics across the social sciences including academic and supplementary titles, foundational books in core areas of research and debate, accessible student reference, and numerous practical professional titles in education.
Service provider: SAGE
Access notes: content with a padlock icon is not included in our subscription.
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Subject coverage: social and behavioural sciences
Data retrieved: encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks
Service provider: SAGE
Access notes: content with a padlock icon is not included in our subscription.
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Subject coverage: Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Each volume has a theme and contains reviews and critical studies of plays or groups of plays. This collection makes all issues of the Survey available online for the first time. Accessible through a fully searchable interface, users can search by play, theme and topic and bookmark their results.
Date range: 1948-
Data retrieved: eBooks
Service provider: Cambridge University Press
Access notes: Full-text articles available in PDF and HTML format
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