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A-Z Databases

Find the best library databases for your research.


New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
BioOne This link opens in a new window
Trial access until 25th August 2020. Search more than 200 leading titles in the biological, ecological, marine and environmental sciences.
GoinGlobal (career guides and job opportunities) This link opens in a new window
Alternate Name(s): Job seeking
Research country information and search for jobs, internships and employers worldwide. The University of Stirling subscribes to GoinGlobal, an online platform which provides advice and resources for finding career opportunities internationally.

It features

· employer directory: a comprehensive database of worldwide employers
· career guides: constantly updated expert career advice for more than 90 domestic and international locations
· employment trends and other labour market information
· job search resources (e.g job sites, internship programmes and temporary staffing agencies)
· work permit/visa regulations
· cv writing guidelines and examples
· interview advice
· cultural advice
International Newsstream This link opens in a new window
International Newsstream provides the most recent news content outside of the US and Canada, with archives which stretch back decades featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. ProQuest International Newsstream provides information from more than 660 of the world's top newspapers, including The Times (London), The Bangkok Post, El Norte, Financial Times, The Guardian, Jerusalem Post, South China Morning Post, The Daily Telegraph, Asian Wall Street Journal, and the BBC Monitoring series of publications.
Law Trove This link opens in a new window
Law Trove contains the content of about 200 law and criminology textbooks. Until 30th June.
Oxford Reports on International Law (ORIL) This link opens in a new window
Oxford Reports on International Law (ORIL) covers public international case law, reports on international courts, domestic courts and ad hoc tribunals. Case reports contain the full text of each decision, headnote, as well as analytical commentary and English translations of a number of key non-English decisions.
Scotland's History Online This link opens in a new window
Ebooks on Scottish history published by Birlinn (new titles and backlist). Also includes
the complete backlist of the John Donald academic imprint along with titles first published by Tuckwell Press.
Statista This link opens in a new window
Statista is the largest and most extensive statistics platform of its kind in the world. With a team of over 120 statisticians, database experts, analysts and editors, Statista provides students, faculty and researchers with an innovative and intuitive tool for researching quantitative data and statistics from 18,000 sources and on 60,000 different topics. With many thousands of downloadable reports, studies and dossiers, Statista provides huge coverage of data relating to economics, society, politics and environment.