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BoBAn 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. Further information Due to E.U legislation, any UK registered students in the EU will not be able to access BoB (apart from the BBC News Channel* ) from 1st January 2021. We will post updates as and when we get them.
De GruyterThere are 58,000 e-books available on the De Gruyter platform, with over 33,000 titles in English, ranging from 1759 to the present; including over 12 leading publisher partner presses.. more info.
Empire OnlineEmpire Online brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of 'Empire' and its theories, practices and consequences. The materials span across the last five centuries. For off-campus access, click the "UK Access Management Federation" option, and select "University of Southampton".
Encyclopedia of GlobalizationThe Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization contains over 600 entries on the essential topics of Globalization, including entries on concepts derived from across the social sciences, from sociology and anthropology to political science, economics and human geography.
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IDS Digital LibraryFull-text copies of developing country research curated by IDS. These publications have been made available online to a global audience through partnership agreements between IDS and research institutes in Africa and Asia.
Manchester Political StudiesA collection of over 95 books written by leading names in the field covering political events, ideas, movements, roles of government, voters, parties and leaders and the way these elements shape society as a whole.
Oxford ReferenceThe resource offers a huge range of fully-indexed, extensively linked, up to date, and cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press, including detailed information across a broad subject range from titles in the world-renowned Oxford Companions series...more info
Oxford Scholarship OnlineOxford Scholarship Online (OSO) offers access to over 16,000 academic works from the celebrated scholarly list of Oxford University Press, covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law... more info.
Web of SciencePreviously 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.
Wiley Online LibraryThe Wiley Online Library offers 8 million articles from 1,600 journals, and over 22,000 scholarly and professional books, handbooks, dictionaries, companions, and landmark book series.. more info