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Alternative Link: CINAHL Complete
CINAHL Complete is a research tool for nursing and allied health professionals. Users get fast and easy full-text access to top journals, evidence-based care sheets, quick lessons and more. It provides broad content coverage including 50 nursing specialties, speech and language pathology, nutrition, general health and medicine and more. It includes more than 1,300 full text journals and over 5,400 indexed journals.
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The Construction Web Site contains lots of information on building construction, past and present. Information has been gleaned from a variety of sources including hundreds of pages of text on all aspects of domestic building construction, over two thousand photos showing new and old construction practice, hundreds of 2D and 3D graphics, lots of short video clips, and a brief and fairly non-technical summary of the most important Building Regulations (housing only).
Separate username and password required - available here (you need to log in to Blackboard first to access this page).
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The DigiMap Ordnance Survey provides access to online maps and spatial data of Great Britain including current Ordnance Survey maps. It allows to view, create, and annotate maps of any location in Great Britain. Digimap also provides raw data download facilities for use in CAD, GIS or other systems to create visual representations of your research or illustrate plans.
When you use DigiMap for the first time, you need to register. Once you have submitted your registration, you will receive an email enabling you to activate your account. When you first search for a map as well, it will ask you to accept the license agreement.
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With over 120 drama plays in print, including works from Robin Soans, Manjula Padmanabhan and Germaine Greer, as well as a formidable list of non-fiction books on theatre, Aurora Metro Books has built a wide-ranging and highly contemporary list of new drama, with collections of women’s drama, international drama and drama by black and Asian writers, proving to be popular with colleges and universities. Aurora Metro Books’ list of plays for Young People is the finest in the UK.
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This new scholarly collection brings together 170 research monographs, critical studies and practitioner texts to complement Drama Online’s core collection of over 2,500 plays. The collection, which includes titles from Arden Shakespeare, Methuen Drama Theatre studies, and Methuen Drama Theatre Craft, provides users with invaluable critical, contextual and pedagogic content to enhance their study of theatre, performance and Shakespeare studies. Titles in the collection are grouped under either “Context and Criticism” or “Theatre Craft” and can be discovered by browsing these categories or by searching by title, subject, period or theme.
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This new scholarly collection brings together 170 research monographs, critical studies and practitioner texts to complement Drama Online’s core collection of over 2,500 plays. The collection, which includes titles from Arden Shakespeare, Methuen Drama Theatre studies, and Methuen Drama Theatre Craft, provides users with invaluable critical, contextual and pedagogic content to enhance their study of theatre, performance and Shakespeare studies. Titles in the collection are grouped under either “Context and Criticism” or “Theatre Craft” and can be discovered by browsing these categories or by searching by title, subject, period or theme.
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Music Ally has been providing publications, consulting, research, events and training to the music and technology industries since 2001. Its clients are across the music and technology sectors, and include all of the major labels, music publishers and collecting societies, music platforms like Spotify and Deezer, and the tech giants like Google and Microsoft. Music Ally provides information on new music business, enable companies to understand the landscape through training in various forms of digital marketing, provides bespoke research, and help companies spot opportunities through specialist consulting. Separate username and password required - available here (you need to log in to Blackboard first to access this page). How do I login to Music Ally?
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Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This is the world's largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for nearly 400 journals.
Access is on and off campus using your UWL network login details.
The trial will last until 30 November 2017.
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