These are the key databases we recommend that you use, a more complete list is available from our Ocean and Earth Science Database page. All electronic resources can be accessed off-campus through the Southampton Virtual Environment (SVE).
This database includes specialized, editorially-curated A&I resources for discovery of relevant scholarly research and technical literature critical for scientists researching the world's living aquatic resources. Providing citations with abstracts from journal publications, books, reports, conference proceedings, translations and limited distribution literature for all marine science disciplines, covering literature produced from 1971 up to the present date.
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.
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.
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.
Previously called the Web of Knowledge. Provides access to a number of databases including Web of Science Core Collection (covering engineering, science, health, social science, humanities, etc.), BIOSIS (biological & biomedical science) and Inspec (physics, computing, electrical & electronic engineering, etc.). Select 'All Databases’ to search multiple databases simultaneously or choose an individual database.
New Resources Gale - a collection of primary and secondary sources which cover medicine, engineering, history, politics, sociology, philosophy, economics and many other subjects. Provides access to books, archival materials and news sources.