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SpringerLink eBook Collection

Provides access to purchased eBooks in the areas of computer science, engineering, business and management, mathematics and materials science.



An open access archive containing more than 670,000 e-prints in physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics

I/ITSEC Papers Online Repository

Provides access to papers from the training, simulation and education conference. I/ITSEC currently offers free downloads to papers, register for a free account to search the database and download papers.

Journal of Defense Modeling & Simulation

Quarterly journal focusses upon modelling and simulation in the military and defence context.


Full-text access to the archive of mathematical journals of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) up to 1996. NB: Available off-site via the VPN only.


Full text journals published by Elsevier mainly in the field of science and technology. Also contains individual Elsevier eBooks that have been purchased by Cranfield University Libraries.

SIAM Journals Online

Database of abstracts of mathematical journals from SIAM (the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics). *Full text is available on campus only from 1997 - present for the SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing. A few titles are also available via Business Source Complete (EBSCO) For articles from SIAM journals older than 1996 please go to LOCUS in the A-Z list of resources where full text is provided for all SIAM titles.


Over 580 journals about health, science and mathematics plus thousands of engineering eBooks. Also includes index to Brill journals (not full text).

Taylor and Francis Online

Full text journals published by Taylor and Francis in the areas of science, technology and social sciences. (We do not have access to most Taylor & Francis eBooks).

Wiley Online Library

Full text journals from Wiley-Blackwell covering science, technology, forensics, business and management, computer science, education, engineering, law, and mathematics.



A large multidisciplinary abstract and indexing database that provides access to over 20,000 peer-reviewed titles, including 2,800 gold open access journals, from more than 5,000 international publishers. Scopus indexes more than 50,000 books, 6.5 million conference papers and 24 million patents from five patent offices.

Web of Science

The Web of Science covers many disciplines in the areas of engineering, science and the humanities, and provides access to the Web of Science, ISI Proceedings, MEDLINE and Journal Citation Reports (JCR).

Library Catalogues

Open Research Online - Open University

The Open University repository of research publications and other output from 2001 to date. The resource is searchable and by academic unit/department, interdisciplinary research centre and year.

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DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals

A directory of quality controlled open access journals in all scholarly and scientific subject areas. Contains over 2500 titles. These journals do not impose an embargo period but some may require free online registration.

Electronic Library of Mathematics

The Electronic Library for Mathematics contains links to free online journals, books, proceedings and other resources in mathematics. All articles and procedings are peer reviewed. It is provided by the European Mathematical Information Service (EMIS) under the auspices of the European Mathematical Society (EMS).

The website lists free online computer, programming, mathematics, engineering, and technical Books, lecture notes and tutorials.

GIS Data Depot

GIS downloads and information on geospatial data resources, plus job opportunities, news and events.

Research Professional

News and funding information for research professionals. Includes research funding opportunities, sponsors, news, and jobs. Also gives access to the full-text publication Research Fortnight. Sign up for a personal log-in to set up your own alerts in chosen subject areas, receive regular newsletters by email, save searches, and keep a watch on particular sponsors such as the MOD or DSTL. (This resource was previously known as ResearchResearch)