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The University of Derby Library has trial access to this resource until 30th June 2021.

Subjects: MANY

Description: Access to 3 million images from museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists. These collections are rights-cleared for use in education, encompass a wide variety of disciplines, and are presented alongside a set of specialised tools for teaching and learning.

Contents: Images

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Subjects: MANY

Description: This collection offers a wide range of books to support the development of study skills - whatever the discipline, level or need. Topics covered include essay writing, critical thinking and research skills.

Contents: E-books

Access: UDo/Shibboleth
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Subjects: American Studies; History

Description: A collection of primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history. The collection focuses on six crucial phases of Black Freedom, from Slavery and the Abolitionist Movement (1790-1860) through to the Contemporary Era (1976-2000).

Contents: Primary Sources

Access: No Password Needed
Subjects: History; Humanities

Description: The complete set of Bloomsbury’s Cultural Histories series, supplemented by an extensive list of eBooks, images from world-renowned institutions including the Wellcome Collection and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and an interactive timeline that covers cultural history from antiquity to the present day.

Contents: E-books; Images

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The University of Derby Library has trial access to this resource until 31st July 2021.

Subjects: Built Environment; Engineering

Description: A collection of digital resources such as guides and interactive learning materials, created for and by further education and skills practitioners.

Contents: Videos

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Subjects: MANY

Description: A collection of content related to COVID-19 and other coronaviruses. This database brings together content made freely available by major publishers from around the world. This versatile content set is designed to help students, researchers, and health care professionals investigate answers to pressing questions arising in the wake of the pandemic.

Contents: Scholarly (peer reviewed) Journal Articles; Conference Proceedings; Dissertations; Preprints

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The University of Derby Library has trial access to this resource until 31st July 2021.

Subjects: Computing

Description: A collection of videos, guides, infographics and non-linear interactive learning materials, created for and by further education and skills practitioners.

Contents: Videos

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The University of Derby Library has trial access to this resource until 31st July 2021.

Subjects: Education

Description: A collection of videos, guides, infographics and non-linear interactive learning materials, created for and by further education and skills practitioners.

Contents: Videos

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The University of Derby Library has trial access to this resource until 31st July 2021.

Subjects: Health & Social Care

Description: A collection of digital resources such as videos, guides, infographics and interactive learning materials, created for and by further education and skills practitioners.

Contents: Videos

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Subjects: Sport & Exercise; Outdoors & Adventure; Health & Social Care

Description: Collection of e-books and videos covering sports, physical activity and dance.

Contents: E-books; Videos

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Subjects: MANY

Description: ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global is a collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, offering millions of works from thousands of universities. Full-text coverage spans from 1743 to the present, with citation coverage dating back to 1637.

Contents: Dissertations; Theses

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Subjects: MANY

Description: Access to an extensive multidisciplinary collection of SAGE and CQ Press e-books, encyclopedias and handbooks

Contents: E-books; Encyclopedias

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