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Welcome to your library subject page. This has been compiled by your subject librarian and is here to help you find information for your studies and research. It is not an exhaustive list of everything available, but will point you in the right direction.

  • Getting the best from your searching

    OneSearch is a good place to start your research. However as you progress through your course you will need to develop your searching skills to incorporate other sources.

    Watch the tutorial below for an introduction to searching or access our Finding Information page for more advice.

    How to search

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    Click on the image above or use this link to view the tutorial: How to search tutorial

    You can also sign up to our webinar for guidance on how you can develop your search skills.

  • Eresources and Journals

    We have selected some key eresources and individual journal titles to help you locate relevant material for your subject.

    Eresources

    Eresources allow you to search across multiple sources at one time eg a range of journal articles. Some eresources are subject specific and provide more tailored results.

    In addition to these key eresources you can also explore our full A-Z of eresources.

     

    EresourceDescription
    academic_video_online, Academic Video Online The chemistry channel of this vast video collection.
    acs, ACS Legacy Archive Archives of the American Chemical Society - a collection of some of the most influential research in the fields of chemistry and related sciences such as biological and medicinal chemistry, polymer science and materials science. 
    proquest, ProQuest Science Journals ProQuest Science Journals features over 1030 titles, with more than 760 available in full text.
    royal_society_chemistry, Royal Society of Chemistry  Gold RSC (Royal Society of Chemistry) - Gold offers access to over 35 online journals - plus five literature updating services and an eBook series. 
    science_direct, ScienceDirect Explore the wide selection of full-text Life Sciences journal articles and book chapters featuring original research, insightful analysis, current theory and more.
    scitech_premium, SciTech Collection Premium The SciTech Premium Collection includes the Natural Science Collection and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more. 
    web_of_science, Web of Science Access to the world’s leading scholarly literature in the sciences.

     

    Individual Journal Titles

    Browse or search inside key journal titles for your subject below. For a full range of titles check our A-Z of journals via Journals Search.

    JournalDescription
    dl_journals, Nature  Nature is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science.  
    New Scientist A weekly science magazine that covers current developments, news, reviews and commentary on science and technology. 
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) PNAS is one of the world's most-cited and comprehensive multidisciplinary scientific journals, publishing more than 3,100 research papers annually. Established in 1914, PNAS publishes cutting-edge research, science news, Commentaries, Reviews, Perspectives, Colloquium Papers, and actions of the National Academy of Sciences. 
    Science Publishes the very best in research across the sciences, with articles that consistently rank among the most cited in the world.

     

  • Web links for your subject

    Web LinkDescription
    dl_websites,   Engineering Council The Engineering Council's guidance describes the role of engineers in relation to sustainability. Professional engineers are increasingly required to play a leadership role in sustainable development, overcoming global challenges, such as depletion of resources, environmental pollution, rapid population growth and damage to ecosystems.

    Espacenet

    Worldwide patent searching from the European Patent Office.

    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – IEEE

    The Institute of Electrical and Electronis Engineers - standards, publications, conferences and communities.

    Society of Automotive Engineers - SAE International

    SAE International is a U.S.-based professional association and standards developing organisation for engineering professionals in various industries. Principal emphasis is placed on transport industries such as automotive, aerospace, and commercial vehicles. 
  • Getting help / contact us

    Help and AdviceLink
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    If you are experiencing any problems accessing eresources check our troubleshooting guide for advice.

    Accessing Online Resources
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    If you are experiencing problems logging into a resource, try resetting your university password using the Password Reset Service.

    If the problem persists, please contact the IT Service Desk (itservicedesk@cumbria.ac.uk).

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