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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
    Main Collections
    academic_search_complete,   Academic Search Complete A multi disciplinary journals database which includes material on outdoor studies, adventure, learnign etc.
    business_source_complete, Business Source Complete Full text journal articles in the areas of leadership and development, marketing, sustainability etc
    digimap, Digimap 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.
    education_source, Education Source Education Source contains full text to over 1,800 journals and over 550 books and monographs.  It is the world’s largest and most complete collection of full text educational journals, covering all levels of education, from early childhood to higher education.
    environment_complete,   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 
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    Environment and Sustainability A range of handbooks on the topics of environment & sustainability. 
    greenfile,   Greenfile   Articles, some full text, on climate, agriculture, green building, pollution and other enivirnmental topics. 
    hospitality_tourism_complete,   Hospitality and Tourism Complete Articles and more on topics such as adventure tourism and outdoor recreation
    psycarticles, PsycARTICLES Psychology based articles on outdoor and adventure risk, health, therapy etc.
    sport_discus,   SportDiscus  Full text database, plus index and abstracts covering journal articles, monographs and theses on sport, sport medicine, fitness and related disciplines. 
    science_direct,   Sciencedirect Many articles on the environment, leadership, outdoors and related topics.
     
    Other Useful Collections
    bbc,   BBC Landmark Video Collection  From the depths of the oceans to the Antarctic Ice cap, from a firsthand view of evolution in animals and plants to Cretaceous Alaska and far-flung corners of the globe, the BBC Landmark Video Collection is your groundbreaking exclusive HD view into our natural world.
    biodiversity_heritage_library, Biodiversity Heritage Library The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections and to make that literature available for open access and responsible use as a part of a global “biodiversity commons.”
    bioline,   Bioline  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 Full text access to titles from independent publishers focused in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. 
    sage,   The SAGE Premier collection consists of over 640 peer-reviewed journals from SAGE Publications in the fields of business, the humanities, the social sciences, science, technology, and medicine. Articles from January 1999 to the present are available in full text.
      ProQuest SciTech Premium  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 Statistics and Studies from more than 22,500 Sources
      Taylor and Francis Journals Online Taylor & Francis Online is the journal content platform for the Taylor & Francis Group. The platform gives online access to all journals from Taylor & Francis and Routledge.
      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.

    JournalDescription
      Australian Journal of Outdoor Education The Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education (JOEE) is an international journal of the outdoor profession produced by Outdoor Education Australia and strongly supported by the Outdoor Council of Australia.
    Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning The Journal of Adventure Education & Outdoor Learning is an official publication of the Institute for Outdoor Learning. The main purpose of the journal is to provide a central point and place of reference for the publication and dissemination of research and scholarship on adventure and the outdoors as media for learning, as well as recreation. 
    Journal of Experiential Education The Journal of Experiential Education (JEE) is an international, peer-reviewed journal publishing refereed articles on experiential education in diverse contexts. The JEE provides a forum for the empirical and theoretical study of issues concerning experiential learning, program management and policies, educational, developmental, and health outcomes, teaching and facilitation, and research methodology. 
    Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education The Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education (JOEE) is an international journal of the outdoor profession produced by Outdoor Education Australia and strongly supported by the Outdoor Council of Australia. It continues the Australian Journal of Outdoor Education (AJOE).
    Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education and Leadership The Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership is the only peer-reviewed journal published in the United States with a specific focus on the areas of outdoor recreation, education, and leadership. 
    Nature  Nature is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science.
    Pathways Published four times a year, Pathways is the voice of outdoor education in Ontario. Each year finds the prose, poetry and art of some 70 individuals. Topics range from the philosophical to the practical, from elementary to post-secondary levels, and from urban to wilderness settings. 

     

  • Web links for your subject

    Web LinkDescription
    dl_websites,   Institute for Outdoor Learning Information on accreditation and development, job opportunities and publications.

    Association for Experiential Education

    The Association for Experiential Education (AEE) is a non-profit, professional membership association dedicated to experiential education and the students, educators and practitioners who utilise its philosophy.

    British Mountaineering Council

    Working for climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers in England and Wales. Features news, events, area updates, membership information and travel insurance.

    English Outdoor Council

    The English Outdoor Council is an umbrella body for organisations involved in the provision of outdoor education, recreation and development training.

    Sport England

    Sport England is the government agency responsible for building the foundations of sporting success, by creating a world-leading community sport environment of clubs, coaches, facilities and volunteers.
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