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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 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.


    abi_inform, pro quest abi inform logo ABI INFORM Collection Comprehensive database of academic literature on range of business management topics including sustainability, leadership and risk management. 
    bioline, bioline icon Bioline International  A not-for-profit scholarly publishing cooperative committed to providing open access to quality research journals published in developing countries. Subject areas include crop science, tropical medicine, biodiversity, public health and international development. 
    bioone_complete, bioone complete icon BioOne Full text access to titles from independent publishers focused in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.
    business_source_complete, business source complete icon Business Source Complete Our other business dedicated eresource. Another fantastic array of journal titles including Energy, Sustainability and Society plus company, industry and country reports and SWOT analyses. Use the Publication Type option under the search boxes to narrow down to a specific type of material.
    digimap, digimap Digimap Collection  Digimap is an online map and data delivery service. Digimap provides a number of collections, including Ordnance Survey, historical, geological, LiDAR and marine maps and spatial data.
    environment_sustainability, routledge environment sustainability logo Environment & Sustainability  A range of handbooks on the topics of environment & sustainability.
    environment_complete, environment complete logo Environment Complete A database of over 2100 journal titles, 820 of which are full text covering agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts and urban planning
    geographical_association, geographical association logo Geographical Association The GA is an independent charity with a core objective to further geographical knowledge and understanding through education. The GA promotes and supports geography teaching by producing high quality resources for teachers, running CPD events and influencing policy makers.
    greenfile, greenfile logo GreenFILE  A bibliographic database (with some full text) of information about environmental concerns of particular interest to those engaged in agriculture, education, law, health and technology.
    proquest, proquest logo ProQuest Science Journals  This database is a definitive resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1030 titles, with more than 760 available in full text. Search over 2.7M records, dating back to the mid 1980s.
    science_direct, science direct logo Science Direct  Science database covering physical sciences and engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences and humanities.
    Provides access to the SciVerse hub and Scopus, which can be searched for abstracts and limited full text.
    scitech_premium, proquest sci tech premium logo SciTech Premium Collection  The SciTech Premium Collection includes the Natural Science Collection and the Technology 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. 
    statista, statista logo Statista Statistics and Studies from more than 22,500 Sources
    web_of_science, web of science logo Web of Science  Access to the world’s leading scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities and proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions.


    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.

    dl_journals, cartoon of an orange journal Environmental Science & Policy Research on climate change, biodiversity loss, resource use and sustainability as well as analysis of decision-making practices.
    Environment and Planning A-F Influential suite of 6 titles focusing on politics, planning and social aspects of environmental management.
    Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment Leading interdisciplinary journal of agroecological sciences
    Science  Publishes the very best in research across the sciences, with articles that consistently rank among the most cited in the world. 
    Environment International   Global perspectives on environmental monitoring and protection.
  • Web links for your subject

    Web LinkDescription
    dl_websites, orange cartoon of globe with computer mouse hovering over it  Forestry Commission The government department responsible for the protection and expansion of Britain's forests and woodlands


    The UK Government Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. 

    Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

    This site provides details of the organisation, activities, services and products of the BGS, together with access to a range of resources.

    Environment Agency

    Department of the UK Government responsible for protection and development of the UK landscapes and natural resources.

    Geograph* Britain and Ireland

    The Geograph® Britain and Ireland project aims to collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of Great Britain and Ireland.

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

    The United Nations body responsible for assessment and analysis of climate change science.

    UK National Statistics 

    The UK National Statistics Publication Hub is the gateway to the latest statistics release each day by government departments in the UK.

    United Nations Development Programme 

    The UNDP commissions the annual Human Development Report which focuses the global debate on key development issues.


  • Getting help

    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 MFA Password Reset Tool.

    If the problem persists, please contact the IT Service Desk (

    MFA Password Reset 
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