Ebook Central is a collection of over 210,000 books and other authoritative content to which we have full-text access. It covers multiple subject areas.
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O'Reilly for Higher Education includes books, videos, proven learning paths, case studies and audio books. Topics range from programming to IT networking to project management to graphic design to business strategy. The content includes code snippets, certification preparation materials, practice exercises, training videos, and much more.
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Access 8 million articles from 1,600 journals, and over 22,000 scholarly and professional books, handbooks, dictionaries, companions, and landmark book series. Titles cover the full spectrum of life, health and physical sciences, social science and the humanities.
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Overton is the world’s largest searchable policy database. It includes access to over 5 million policy documents and guidelines from over 29,000 organisations in over 185 countries. The database extracts key terms and topics; it also maps citations to show the pathways to impact in policy.
It is possible to create an account to enable searches, bookmarks and alerts to be saved.
Policing Insight content consists of news, opinion, research and analysis produced by our editorial team and over 1000 external expert contributors, delivered through articles and reports as well as the hugely valuable Media Monitor service. Media Monitor is a curated daily brief and searchable database of over 68,000 links to articles, reports and research from media, academic and policing and criminal justice organisations. Each link is tagged in detail creating an amazing research database.