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Databases and Electronic Resources

This page contains a list of the most important databases and electronic resources that the library subscribes to. For a complete list of all the resources that the library recommends for use for research purposes click on Complete Resource Listing above.

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  • Academic OneFileletter B iconletter H iconletter S iconletter E iconSearched by Find IT
  • Peer-reviewed, full-text articles. Extensive coverage of physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Updated daily

  • Academic Search Complete letter B iconletter H iconletter S iconletter E iconSearched by Find IT EBSCOhost links from Find IT don't work consistently If you get a dead link to an EBSCO database, please repeat the search there to get access to the article you selected.
  • Multi-disciplinary full text database. Contains full text for nearly 9000 journals, including more than 7,700 peer-reviewed journals, PDF content dating back as far as 1887, and searchable cited references provided for more than 1,400 journals, plus daily updates.icon denotes Academic Search Complete is mobile friendly

  • ACM Digital Library letter S iconletter E iconSearched by Find IT
  • 3 Full text ACM Titles

  • American Chemical Society (ACS) letter S iconSearched by Find IT
  • Full Text access from 1996 to 50 journals including Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Chemical Education, Analytical Chemistry, Organic Process Research & Development, Accounts of Chemical Research, Chemical Reviews. Environmental Science & Technology and much more.

  • ASM Journals letter S iconSearched by Find IT
  • Access to 11 professional journals from the American Society for Microbiology. (With six months delay)

  • ASME Digital Collection letter E icon*Searched by Find IT
  • From the American Society of Mechanical Engineers:The Journal of Biomechanical Engineering reports research results involving the application of mechanical engineering knowledge, skills and principles to the conception, design, development, analysis and operation of biomechanical systems and more....


  • Bentham Science Open letter S iconSearched by Find IT
  • BENTHAM OPEN publishes a number of peer-reviewed open access journals. These free-to-view online journals cover all major disciplines of science, technology, medicine and social sciences.

  • BioMed Central letter S iconSearched by Find IT
  • Open access science, technology and medicine journals.

  • Bione Open Access letter S icon
  • Open access biology journals

  • Business Source Complete letter B iconletter H iconSearched by Find IT
    EBSCOhost links from Find IT don't work consistently. If you get a dead link to an EBSCO database, please repeat the search there to get access to the article you selected.
  • Premier business research database, providing full text back to 1886 for more than 2,300 journals, including more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications, and searchable cited references back to 1998. icon denoting that following URL is mobile friendly


  • Cambridge Journals Digital Archiveletter B iconletter E iconletter H iconletter S iconSearched by Find IT
  • The collection provides full access to more than 450 journals, including 1.2 million articles, from their first issues (volume 1, issue 1) up to the date the journals were first published online.
    Access content covering a range of subjects in science, technology, medicine, the humanities and the social sciences from 1770 - 2016.
    Cambridge Journals also has open access to some journal articles up to current date.
    Please select "Only show content that I have access to" on the list of results, to ensure full text access.

    Cochrane Library letter S iconSearched by Find IT

    Medical and Health Library - a searchable suite of databases with access to 1,500 Cochrane Reviews of current research and practice. Includes systematic review a

  • CORE
  • The mission of CORE (COnnecting REpositories) is to aggregate all open access research outputs from repositories and journals worldwide and make them available to the public.


  • Directory of Open Access JournalsSearched by Find IT
  • The aim of the Directory of Open Access Journals is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals thereby promoting their increased usage and impact.


  • eBook Collectionletter B iconletter H iconletter S iconletter E iconSearched by Find IT
  • eBook Collection from EBSCOhost provides access to TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus Library’s collection of electronic books on the subjects of E-Commerce, Management, and Leadership, Social Media, Computer Science, and Engineering & Technology. You can access these ebooks using an array of portable devices such as laptops, Sony digital readers, NOOK, and COOL-ER. Access the ebooks 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  • Emerald Insight letter B icon letter H icon Searched by Find IT
  • Peer reviewed full text access to a collection of articles from 170 management and business journals of the highest calibre. Online support for students, teachers, researchers.


  • Finance letter B icon
  • Ireland's Finance and International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) monthly. Finance website provides access and analysis about the IFSC and its companies - from data, to contact information, to strategic information about Ireland and Dublin as a financial centre and its place in relation to other financial centres.


  • Financial Times - full text available from 1999 by seaching GeneralOneFile or searching for the newspaper on Journals A - Z. There is a full text delay of 30 days due to publisher embargo.

  • reports letter B icon
  • reports are really useful for students and many are freely available online covering everything from education, economy, business, politics etc


  • General OneFile letter B iconletter H iconletter S iconSearched by Find IT
  • Millions of full-text articles, many with images, in PDF and HTML format, from 1980-current date. Updated daily. News and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.

  • GreenFILE letter E iconletter S iconSearched by Find ITEBSCOhost links from Find IT don't work consistently. If you get a dead link to an EBSCO database, please repeat the search there to get access to the article you selected.
  • GreenFILE provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.icon denotes GreenFile is mobile friendly


  • Henry Stewart Publishersletter B icon
  • View full text material from the Journal of Digital & Social Media Marketing - a peer-reviewed, professional journal for all those involved in the marketing of products or services using digital channels. Contains detailed descriptive articles, practice notes, reviews, case studies and opinion, which enable digital marketing professionals to share experiences, views and insight. It also provides a forum for research notes, studies and reports.



  • JSTOR- Ireland Collection letter H iconletter S iconSearched by Find IT
  • Access to the JSTOR Ireland Collection. This is an interdisciplinary collection of journals and other materials.containing a minimum of 75 journals, including journals with moving walls between 1 and 5 years and ceased journals from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Over 200 monographs and 2,500 manuscript pages included.


  • Library and Information Science Abstracts(LISTA) letter H iconletter S iconSearched by Find IT
  • LISTA indexes more than 500 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage extends back to mid-1960s.


  • Marketing.ieletter B icon
  • Ireland’s marketing, advertising and media monthly. is read by Ireland’s top marketing and media executives, online and digital companies, advertising agencies, PR practitioners, researchers, direct marketing and promotion firms, designers, event organisers and film and sound studios.


  • OpenStax e-books letter B iconletter H iconletter S iconSearched by Find IT
  • Collection of open-source peer-reviewed ebooks on subjects sociology, economics, biology, physics, anatomy and physiology, statistics, precalculus, history.


  • PLoS letter S iconSearched by Find IT
  • The Public Library of Science (PLoS) is a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a public resource.

  • PubMed Central letter S iconSearched by Find IT
  • Electronic archive of full-text journal articles. Contains nearly 2 million articles, most of which have a corresponding entry in PubMed. PMC is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.


  • SAGE Research Methodsletter B iconletter H iconletter S iconletter E icon icon denotes SAGE database has mobile versionSearched by Find IT supports research at all levels by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process.
  • ScienceDirect (SciVerse) letter E iconletter H iconletter S iconSearched by Find IT
  • Elsevier's full-text platform, ScienceDirect, now offers over 25% of the world's STM (Science, Technical and Medical) full-text articles, and bibliographic book and journal information integrated with a growing range of authoritative books, including reference works, handbooks and book series.

  • SportsDiscus.letter S iconSearched by Find IT

    SPORTDiscus with Full text is the definitive database for sports and sports medicine research. Providing hundreds of full-text sports medicine journals, it is an essential tool for health professionals and researchers studying fitness, health and sports. Subjects covered include nutrition, physical therapy, occupational health, exercise physiology and kinesiology.

    Sports Journalsletter S iconSearched by Find IT

  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research -aims to advance knowledge about strength and conditioning through research, and the understanding of conditioning and sport through applied exercise and sport science. Includes recommendations for the practical use of research findings. 2004 - present.
  • International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport 2001 - present
  • International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance -view full text articles from 2006 - present
  • International Journal of Sports Medicine -the International Journal of Sports Medicine provides a forum for the publication of papers dealing with both basic and applied information that advance the field of sports medicine and exercise science, and offer a better understanding of biomedicine. The wide range of topics covered in the IJSM include training & testing, orthopedic & clinical sciences, nutrition & behavioral sciences, physiology & biochemistry, biomechanics & immunology.01/01/2000 - 31/12/2017.



  • UK/EIRE Reference Centre letter B iconletter H icon
  • Combining British and Irish magazines, newspapers and reference books with other international resources,

  • United States Pharmacopeia and The National Formulary (USP–NF) Online letter S icon
    Needs a USP username and password. Please ask for this at the library desk.
  • The United States Pharmacopeia and The National Formulary (USP–NF) is a book of public pharmacopeial standards. It contains standards for (chemical and biological drug substances, dosage forms, and compounded preparations), excipients, medical devices, and dietary supplements. USP–NF is a combination of two compendia, the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) and the National Formulary (NF)



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