Access is available to Digimap Ordnance Survey collection - registration required, Environment Digimap, Historic Digimap and Digimap OpenStream. Digimap allows users to view and create maps of any location in Great Britain using Ordnance Survey map data. Users can also download Ordnance Survey map data for use in other software packages, such as Geographical Information Systems (GIS), drawing software and CAD.
Digimap Ordnance Survey is part of the most comprehensive maps and geospatial data service in UK Higher and Further Education. It allows you to view, annotate and print current OS maps; download OS mapping data for use in GIS and CAD; find information about postcodes and place names.
Registration is required and includes an end user license. Note: This service is only available to UK based staff and students.
Older maps are available from the Historic Digimap collection. See also Environment Digimap.
Historic Digimap offers a range of historical Ordnance Survey mapping data products from 1843 to 1996. A range of online tools are available to facilitate viewing, interrogation and download of these products. Login Required.
Ancient Roam allows you to view historical Ordnance Survey maps from the 1840s to the 1990s. Zoom through 12 different levels from maps at 1:500 to 1:10 560 in scale; view the same location for two different points in time to see what has changed. Land Use Map Viewer is a simple interface for viewing the Dudley Stamp Land Use maps created in the 1930s, compare 1930s Land Use map with contemporary OS map and search for location by place name or coordinates. For current maps use Digimap Ordnance Survey.
Landsat satellites have taken specialised digital photographs of Earth’s continents and surrounding coastal regions for over three decades, enabling people to study many aspects of our planet and to evaluate the dynamic changes caused by both natural processes and human practices.
The UK open source for free geodata. It is a spatial data repository that promotes data sharing between creators and users of spatial data and is the place where researchers, students and lecturers at UK HEFE institutions can deposit data for anyone to download and use.
Registration and an 'ac.uk' email account required to deposit.
GEOBASE indexes research literature on human and physical geography, earth sciences, ecology, geology, environmental sciences, oceanography, geomechanics, alternative energy sources, pollution, waste management, and nature conservation.
The database covers thousands of peer-reviewed journals, trade publications, book series and conference proceedings.
Provides references, and in many cases abstracts, for peer-reviewed scholarly journal articles in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. Includes the Science Citation Index Expanded (1970-present), Social Sciences Citation Index (1970-present) and Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975-present). Also provides citation data and references to books and conference papers. Click on the Full Text Finder links to check for full-text.
This database provides citations with abstracts from geosciences journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses (Masters' theses and doctoral dissertations from US and Canadian universities). The database covers materials relating to North America published from 1693, and materials for the rest of the world from 1933.
Subjects indexed in the database include:- Areal geology, economic geology, engineering geology, environmental geology, extraterrestrial geology, geochemistry, geochronology, geophysics, hydrogeology and hydrology, marine geology and oceanography, mathematical geology, mineralogy and crystallography, palaeontology, petrology, seismology, stratigraphy, structural geology, surficial geology. The database is provided on the Proquest database platform.
The papers of Mass Observation, a pioneering social research organisation. Provide insights into the cultural and social history of Britain from 1937 to 1965.
Mass Observation was a pioneering social research organisation whose papers provide insights into the cultural and social history of Britain from 1937 to 1965. The material in Mass Observation Online, offers detailed accounts of everyday life in the 1930s and 1940s. The topics covered include abortion, old age, crime, eating habits, shopping, fashion, dance, popular music, sex, sport, reading, ethnic minorities, and the decline of Empire. For off-campus access, click the "UK Access Management Federation" option, and select "University of Southampton".
Full text access to newspapers and current affairs publications from all over the world, including the Financial Times. Articles from 1970s to current. IMPORTANT: includes low quality newspapers, so we recommend you search specific publications (see help guide). Also includes company profiles, industry news, country reports, biographies and legal cases.
The guide called 'How to search specific newspapers and publications (using Nexis® UK)' will help you to use Nexis efficiently and avoid articles from low quality publications. No password on campus. Off campus VPN or Institutional login.
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.
The world's leading database for the life sciences, covering subjects such as botany, zoology, microbiology, as well as agriculture, pharmacology, bio-physics, ecology, bio-engineering and experimental clinical medicine.
Dates back to 1956 and covers not just journal articles, but also proceedings of meetings, conferences, reports, chapters in textbooks and other related resources.
An off-air recording and media archive service that allows you to record TV and radio programmes scheduled for broadcast over the next seven days as well as retrieving programmes from the last seven days from a selected list of channels. In addition, you can watch programmes from the archive, create clips, and compile your favourite shows into playlists.
It includes full text for more than 2,200 journals, trade journals and magazines. Some full text is available from 1965 onwards and references to articles are available from 1998 onwards. Market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, case studies, books, book chapters and conference papers are also included. Coverage includes marketing, management, management information systems, operations management, accounting, finance and economics. The database is updated daily.
EconLit, the American Economic Association's electronic database. It provides citations and abstracts to economic research dating back to 1886. Includes journal articles, books, book chapters and working papers. All journals covered are peer-reviewed.
No password on campus. Off campus Institutional login
The Southeast Asian Serials Index (SASI) provides access to information on Southeast Asia through the indexing selected academic and current affairs journals published in a range of countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, The Netherlands, Germany, Great Britain, United States and Australia. For historically reasons there is a strong focus on Indonesia, but covers several other Southeast Asian countries and Papua New Guinea.