Use this guide to find and access academic research databases. You can use these to find journal and newspaper articles, e-books, company information, plus images and statistical data.
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New and Featured Databases
SciFinder is a key resource for chemistry, providing comprehensive, timely information needed for work in biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science and agricultural science. It consists of CA Plus (formerly Chemical Abstracts) from 1907 onwards. It may be accessed only by current staff and students at Lancaster University and must not be used for commercial research.
Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community. Content includes over 540 academic journals.
The 16th edition of is now available! With state-of-the-art recommendations on editorial style and publishing practices in the digital age, the Chicago Manual of Style is the must-have reference for everyone who works with words.
Dawsonera contains a growing collection of e-books from a range of academic publishers.
Geology Digimap is part of the Digimap Collection of on-line mapping and data delivery facilities. Users can view maps through their web browser, save maps for printing and download the geological map data for use in geographical information systems.