Academic Search Complete
- Access Academic Search Complete
- Brief description Multidisciplinary full text database
- Resource type Full-text journals
- Walk-in access Walk-in access available
On and Off-campus access is via your University of Cumbria login details - a pop-up box will ask you to enter your username and password.
A full text database of over 5,500 journals in most subject areas including animal science, anthropology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic and multicultural studies, food science and technology, general science, geography, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion and theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology, and many other fields In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,500 journals.
Varies according to the journal – some go back as far as 1887.
Over 5,500 journals including more than 4,600 peer reviewed titles, plus over 10,000 publications including monographs, reports and conference proceedings.
Basic search to find a phrase or keyword. Advanced search to combine searches using Boolean operators. Visual search produces a visual map of results organised by topic.
Searches can be refined to just full text articles, or by date, by publication, by publication type, or to articles which contain images.
Some journals have an embargo, so there may be a delay before recent issues are made available.
Guides and leaflets
A guide to using Academic Search Complete is available to download.