University Of Edinburgh Databases A-Z

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University Of Edinburgh Databases A-Z

The Library subscribes to a large number of online databases and resources. Most can be accessed via EASE from this website. You’ll find full access details and links to each resource in the alphabetical list.


Databases A

Databases beginning with the letter A.

19th Century

see Nineteenth Century

AAPG Datapages

Access information:Access on and off campus
Description:AAPG Datapages provides access to American Association of Petroleum Geologist (AAPG) journal ‘AAPG Bulletin’ and related titles in Exploration and Petroleum Geology

a-n. The Artists’ Information Company

Access information:On and off campus.
Description:a-n’s purpose is to stimulate and support contemporary visual arts practice and to affirm the value of artists in society through advocacy and information, from the perspective of practicing artists. The a-n website offers straightforward routes to information of relevance to all engaged in the visual arts. A-n aims to represent the many voices, industry insights and wide range of activities within contemporary visual arts today. Resources include a Knowledge Bank, a Publications section and a Jobs and Opportunities section. All users can access the a-n archive of jobs and opportunities, for learning purposes. Because the University of Edinburgh Library is a member of JISC, all students can get a free student membership, giving them free access to a-n Current Jobs and Opportunities listings. Just enter the promotion code listed on the password page when you sign up at Student membership allows full access to current jobs and opportunities, and enables members to post news on the a-n site, keep a blog, and so on.
Promotion code:Password page to access the promotion code

ABELL (Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature)

see entry for Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature.


Access information:Available on campus. Off campus access available using the VPN.
Description:Approximately 5,000 full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, and key newspapers, as well as country-and industry-focused reports and data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world. It is one of the most comprehensive business databases offering nearly 3,900 full-text titles covering business and economic conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques, as well as competitive and product information.
Coverage:1950s onwards.