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Which resources are included in Alumni Library Online?

Please note that access to particular subscription databases are subject to change at any time due to licence restrictions.

This database is one of the most comprehensive business databases on the market. It includes in-depth coverage for thousands of publications, most of which are available in full text and the latest business and financial information for researchers at all levels.


AIAA Journals and Meeting Papers
Full text access to select AIAA journals 2008 to current, and meeting papers from 1963 onwards. The journals included are: AIAA Journal, Journal of Aircraft, Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Journal of Propulsion and Power, and Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets.

ASME Digital Collection (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)

Full text of the journals, conference proceedings and e-books published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. ASME covers such areas as acoustics, aerospace and defence, design engineering, energy, environmental engineering, heat transfer, offshore engineering, renewable energy, robotics, transportation, tribology, and much more.

ASTM Compass
Full text access to material produced by the ASTM, including many thousands of active, historical and withdrawn ASTM standards, test methods, ASTM Journals, Redlines, and Special Technical Papers, plus over 1,500 books, manuals, monographs, and the Data Series.

BMI Research

BMI Research provides access to global financial information, including reports and analysis, in a number of areas including Auto. Defence and Security, Oil and Gas, Power, Renewables, and Water.

Business Source (EBSCO) - Alumni
Full text articles from general publications such as Fortune and California Management Review as well as trade journals such as Chemical Week and Electronic Business. There is also non-journal content including company profiles, industry and country reports from Datamonitor.

Emerald Journals
Full text journals in management, information services, engineering, applied science and technology.


ICE Virtual Library
Access to an archive of full-text journals from the Institution of Civil Engineers, 1836 to 2002.


IEEE ASPP Online - Alumni
Full-text articles from 169 IEEE journals, transactions and magazines, from 2005 to present, plus over 3 million abstracts from the INSPEC database.

Research Monitor
Research Monitor is a reference database that has been designed specifically for libraries. It contains 5,500 industry and country market reports and statistical data files. In addition, there is timely analysis including daily and weekly articles and opinion pieces on new and emerging trends from industry and country experts. Coverage is global. There are market reports across 25+ consumer industries for 80 countries and statistics for 210 countries.

Sage Journals
This database provides access to the full text of articles published in over 570 Sage journals since 1999. Subjects covered include health sciences, life and biomedical sciences, materials science and engineering, social sciences and humanities. You can also set up email alerts for your favourite journals, which will let you know when future issues are published.

Sage Research Methods

Advice and resources on a variety of research methods. Includes e-books, case studies and practical exercises.


Sustainable Organization Library

The Sustainable Organization Library (SOL) is an online library of books and journal issues focused on sustainability and social responsibility, drawn from a number of partner publishers including Greenleaf Publishing, Practical Action Publishing and Peter Lang. SOL contains approximately 380 volumes (books, journal themed issues and journal issues) and 5500 papers.

Vault is a comprehensive career resource that provides support for research on employers and industries, career advice, and access to jobs and internships.

Access to key aerospace and defence information sources created worldwide. The service currently includes links to more than 30,000 quality and essential Internet resources including web sites, specialist databases, full text technical reports, engineering design data, conferences and news.

Cranfield CORD
Cranfield Online Research Data - a digital repository of research output from Cranfield University.

Cranfield CERES
A digital repository of research papers from Cranfield University, including journal pre-prints and peer-reviewed journal reprints, full-text digital theses and dissertations, book chapters, working papers and technical reports.