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Support for Science

You can find information about how to contact us at Support from UWS Library.

Contact us if you would like advice on:

  • finding information for your assignments
  • choosing keywords and setting limits
  • choosing resources to search
  • assessing credibility of sources
  • compiling a search strategy for a literature review
  • reference management


Digimap Ordnance Survey Collection: searchable and downloadable Ordnance Survey maps, geological maps and aerial images of Great Britain for educational use (free registration may be required)

Nature Online: choose 'Nature Journal' to reach full text articles

GALE InfoTrac Newsstand - full-text newspaper resource that provides access to more than 2,300 major world newspapers, and includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts. 

Oxford Scholarship Online: e-books on social science, humanities, science, medicine and law

QGIS: open source geographic information system. Download mapping software to make advanced use of maps

ScienceDirect: full text journals and e-books on a range of subjects (free registration may be required)

SciFinder Chemical Abstract Service: Industry Standard detail about Organic and Inorganic Substances. Contact the library to register for a password

Statista - a wide variety of statistics, industry data and analysis from the UK, Europe and around the world. Enhance your presentations with the downloadable tables, charts and infographics.

Web of Science: scientific journal article and e-book citation indexing service that also provides full text links to other databases

Wiley Online Library: full-text articles covering science, social science and humanities subjects

Zetoc: Tables of contents for research journals (not full-text)

Last updated: 09/04/2018