A-Z Databases

Find the best library databases for your research.

Please note that all databases are provided for educational use only. Click the accessibility statement icon for each database to view, the third party accessibility information.


New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
African Journals Online This link opens in a new window
Alternate Name(s): AJOL
African Journals Online (AJOL) hosts 372 Open Access Journals and has been working since 1998 to make African research accessible to African researchers and to the rest of the world.
Campaign UK This link opens in a new window
Serving the marketing, advertising and media communities.

For information on how to access Campaign UK go to: Access Instructions
Overton This link opens in a new window
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.
Policing Insight This link opens in a new window
Policing Insight is the leading platform to keep up with the latest in progressive policing. It is where the global police and criminal justice community both consume and share knowledge, opinion and analysis. Policing Insight’s subscription community consists of government, policing, third sector, academia and industry, all interested in working towards better policing outcomes.

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.