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An ebook lending platform that offers content across all subject areas from major academic publishers world-wide.
A growing collection of academic eBooks.
Coverage: Index and abstracts with some full text
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Primarily an indexing and abstracts database, with links to full text where available.
Coverage: Citations and Abstracts
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources with smart tools to track, analyse and visualise research. For personalised features, click on the "Register" link on the top right hand corner of any page.
Coverage: 1965 to present (Index)
Web of Science Core Collection is the world's most trusted citation index for scientific and scholarly research. It is a curated collection of over 21,000 peer-reviewed, high-quality scholarly journals published worldwide (including Open Access journals) in over 250 science, social sciences, and humanities disciplines. Conference proceedings and book data are also available. Using linked cited references, explore the subject connections between articles that are established by the expert researchers working in your field. To access personalised features, remember to sign in first.

Dictionaries

Guide to the concepts, terms and theories used in human geography. Available as a hard copy and online through Credo Reference and Ebrary:
This essential A–Z provides an in-depth guide to all aspects of human geography, including cultural, social, developmental, economic, political, and health geography.

Encyclopedias

The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology is the definitive reference source in the field, with entries ranging from short definitions of key terms to extended explorations of major topics. This ground-breaking project brings together specially commissioned entries written and edited by an international team of the world's best scholars and teachers. It presents materials that have historically defined the discipline, but also more recent developments, significantly updating the store of sociological knowledge. In particular, the encyclopedia introduces sociological theories and research that have developed outside of the United States and Western Europe.
Comprehensive overview of the major ideas, concepts, terms, and approaches that characterise the field of human geography.
Covers the discipline of human geography and related subject areas. Contains over 1000 entries on philosophy and theory, key concepts, methods and practices, biographies of notable geographers, and geographical thought and praxis.
Fully revised and updated, the second edition of the International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, first published in 2001, offers a source of social and behavioral sciences reference material that is broader and deeper than any other. Comprises over 3,900 articles, commissioned by 71 Section Editors, and includes 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and subject indexes.

Journals

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