A free resource from the US National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine, PubMed covers biomedical literature, with more than 25 million articles from over 5,000 journals. Also links to free fulltext at PubMed Central. Records in the version of PubMed customised for the University of Adelaide have a 'University of Adelaide Online' icon - which will allow access to the many thousands of online journal articles available to Adelaide users. This version is therefore accessible only to University of Adelaide staff and students.
Scopus is a core multidisciplinary database, the largest abstracts database of peer-reviewed literature including journals, books and conference proceedings. It also offers citation analysis/bibliometrics for authors and articles. Coverage mostly from 1960.
A core platform of multidisciplinary and scientific abstracts databases, including Web of Science Core Collection, Biosis Previews, CAB Abstracts and Global Health, Inspec, Medline and Zoological Record. Can search all databases simultaneously and also access Journal Citation Reports (impact factors), Essential Science Indicators and EndNote from this Thomson Reuters platform.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Chatham House Online Archive provides a searchable, browseable research environment that enables users to explore approximately half a million pages and over 90 years of research, analysis and commentary. Subject-indexed briefing papers, special reports, pamphlets, conference papers and monographs will allow users to quickly retrieve and analyze material relevant to their own research or study. Users will also have access to the full-text of Chatham House's publications and audio recordings of Chatham House lectures and their fully searchable transcripts.
Emcare, produced by Elsevier, covers all nursing specialties and nursing healthcare professions. Emcare includes international coverage of allied health, education and training, development and management, midwifery, health and healthcare economics, clinical medical and healthcare social work, psychiatry and mental health, and traumatology, emergency and critical-care medicine.
Emcare includes unique content not found in other nursing and allied health databases and features more than a thousand journals not covered by Elsevier’s Embase database.
Energy Online from De Gruyter is a one-stop shop for research results and applications on energy, with information from all academic fields, including science, architecture, economics and politics. It offers an ongoing compilation of De Gruyter’s books and journal articles on energy-related topics, all presented in a searchable HTML format. Topics include conventional energy, economics and policy, energy conversion and storage, energy efficiency, energy generation and transmission, renewable energy, and technology. The user interface offers a full-text search capability and an expandable subject tree, as well as an image grid for browsing trending topics, such as biofuels, carbon capture, climate change, smart grids, solar and wind energy, and more.
The Gale Digital Scholar Lab provides a cloud-based research environment that allows your researchers to apply natural language processing tools to raw text data (OCR) from the University of Adelaide’s Gale Primary Sources collections in a single research platform.
You will have the option to sign in with a Google or Microsoft Account, this is so you have a personal account whilst you are working in the Lab.
Available online for the first time, the International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online offers full-text searching across all archival content published in this renowned reference work over the last three decades. The encyclopedia is the first broad, systematic and international compendium of comparative law. This massive work represents the labour of hundreds of lawyers and scholars throughout the world. It is undoubtedly the most extensive and thorough examination of comparative law on the international level ever published. It incorporates not only detailed descriptions of the legal systems of more than 150 countries but, above all, thoroughly documented comparative analyses of the main issues in civil and commercial law and related issues world-wide.
ProQuest Central is the largest single periodical resource available, bringing together complete databases across all major subject areas, including Business, Health and Medical, Language and Literature, Social Sciences, Education, Science and Technology, as well as core titles in the Performing and Visual Arts, History, Religion, Philosophy, and includes thousands of full-text newspapers from around the world.