A-Z

Library databases are online collections that search quality journal, magazine, newspaper and other academic sources.

To access one of our databases by name use the A–Z listing below.

Database Trials

We currently have access to the following:

SAGE Video, SAGE Research Methods Video, and SAGE Knowledge – until 24th June, 2020.

IEEE E-Learning Library – Courses in new and emerging technologies – until 30th June, 2020.

LWW Health Library – Clinical and educational content, text and multimedia ancillaries for teaching, learning, and practice including procedural videos, images, real-life case studies and quiz banks – until 30th May, 2020.

Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies – articles, ebooks and reports giving systematic and comprehensive coverage of education and childhood studies around the world – until 31st May 2020.

When accessing databases, you will be prompted for your Login (AIT Student/Staff number) & Password (AIT PC Password)

Other subscribed information resources are available through journals on the Library Catalogue. Here are some database Search Tips

Search across the main databases on Discover@AIT, i.e. Ebsco, Emerald, ScienceDirect, and IEEE for e-journals and e-books.

Academic Search Complete (Ebsco)

A scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.

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BMJ Best Practice

BMJ Best Practice is a point of care tool that draws on the latest evidence-based research to offer step-by-step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis and treatment. BMJ is now available online freely to all in Ireland, access provided by HSE.

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Business Source Complete (Ebsco)

A scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. In addition, searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals.

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Children’s Database (Freely available)

Created by the Office of the Minister for Children (OMC) to provide access to research and information on children for policy-makers, Government departments, academics, voluntary organisations and the general public.

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ClinicalKey Student Nursing

Following AIT single sign-on, ClinicalKey Student Nursing currently requires entry of name and email before access is granted to the search interface.  Please enter the following to bypass this:
First name: AIT
Second name: Library
Email: library@ait.ie.
To change your details when logged in, click on My Account – Settings on the top right and edit the fields.

Ebooks, videos and images.

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CINAHL with Full Text (Ebsco)

A full text database of nursing & allied health journals. Full-text coverage dates back to 1981.

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The Cochrane Library (Freely available)

A regularly updated collection of evidence-based medicine databases.

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Decisis Law Reports

Reports and indexes of all written judgements from the Irish superior courts since 2011.  Also, legal events and developments news.

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Dental Nursing and Audiology e-books (Ebsco)

14 electronic books located on the EBSCO databases.

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Dentistry and Oral Sciences Source

This database offers an extensive collection of important full-text journals, many with no embargo. This unique database includes many active full-text sources not available in any other EBSCO databases.

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Ebook Central (formerly Ebrary) (Proquest)

Over 80,000 ebooks

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EBSCO Databases – Search All

Select one or multiple databases to search.

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Emerald

Search a full-text database covering major management disciplines including, marketing, HR and organisational development, library & information management, quality and operations management.

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ERIC (Freely available)

The Education Resources Information Center is an online digital library of education research and information, sponsored by the US Institute of Education Sciences and the US Department of Education.  It provides unlimited access to more than 1.3 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials, with hundreds of new records added twice weekly. If available, links to full text are included.

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Financial Times Online (Additional registration required)

FT.com (Financial Times Online). The Financial Times (FT.com) is the online edition of the daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news internationally. In addition to the website, the FT ePaper is also available. Licensed through the Business School in AIT.

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GreenFILE (Ebsco)

Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records. Freely available

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Health Research Premium

Health care information from a broad collection of journals, evidence-based resources, and full-text dissertations, including the top ProQuest health and medical databases.

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HeinOnline

Access to The Law Journal Library containing more than 1,200 law and law-related periodicals, and English Reports, full reprint (1220-1865).

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IHS

Standards, regulatory, product and supplier information in the areas of construction, civil engineering and health and safety. Includes full-text British Standards.
To obtain Irish health and safety information only, search the Occupational Health and Safety Information Service and click on the “relevant to me” link on the left. Then select the required geographical area.

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IEEE Xplore Digital Library

IEEE’s most comprehensive collection, featuring high-quality content from the IEEE and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Included is access to all IEEE/IET journals, conference proceedings, and active standards—30% of the world’s current literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and related technologies.

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Irish Legal Information Initiative (Freely available)

IRLII (Irish Legal Information Initiative), hosted by UCC School of Law, is the Irish hub of the global Free Access to Law Movement (FALM).  IRLII was established to contribute to the British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII).  Access Cases, Journal Articles, Statutes and Statutory Instruments.

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JOVE Video Journal & Science Education

Advanced Biology
Chemistry
Clinical Skills
Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Physics
Psychology

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JSTOR – Ireland Collection

Developed in cooperation with Queen’s University Belfast, this is an interdisciplinary collection of over 75 journals, including journals with moving walls between 1 and 5 years and ceased journals from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries with over 200 monographs and 2,500 manuscript pages from the disciplines of arts, humanities, and sciences including music, art, history, literature, archaeology, mathematics, and biology. Materials span from the 1780s to the present.

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Justis

Justis is a case law database containing full-text Irish reports and digests from 1838 to present. First Law content available on Justis.
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Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts

LISTA indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

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Marketline Advantage

Country, industry and company profiles. Formerly known as Datamonitor.

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Medicines Complete

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Medline

Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.
Freely available.

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Open Dissertations

OpenDissertations is an open-access database built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses. Created with the generous support of the H.W. Wilson Foundation and the Congregational Library & Archives in Boston, it incorporates EBSCO’s previously released American Doctoral Dissertations, and features additional dissertation metadata contributed by select colleges and universities from around the world. Providing researchers with citations to graduate research across a span of time, from the early 20th century to the present, this database will continue to grow through regular updates and new partnerships with graduate degree-granting institutions.
Search results link out to full-text Doctoral Dissertations in Institutional Repositories.

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OvidSP

A collection of legacy nursing databases and ebooks, MEDLINE, and the current journals: Ear and Hearing; and Nursing Times.

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PILOTS: Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress

Index and abstracts of literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events.

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PsycArticles

Full-text peer-reviewed articles published by the American Psychological Association and affiliated journals.

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PsycInfo

Index and abstracts of peer-reviewed literature in behavioural science and mental health. Produced by the American Psychological Association.

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ProQuest Databases – Search All

Search across Health Research Premium, PsycARTICLES, PsycINFO, PTSDPubs and Ebook Central. Search Tips

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PubMed (Freely available)

PubMed comprises more than 19 million citations for biomedical articles from MEDLINE and life science journals. Citations may include links to full-text articles from PubMed Central or publisher websites.

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Research Professional

Database of research funding opportunities and research policy news.

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ScienceDirect

Search a database providing Scientific, Technical and Medical information. ScienceDirect offers immediate access to the abstracts, journal and reference work articles needed for research. It contains over 6 million articles and 60 million abstracts from over 1,800 journals.
Search Tips
Video Tutorials

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Scopus

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books, and conference proceedings.

FAQs
Tutorials

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SocINDEX with Full Text

A sociology research database. SocIndex contains full text for 708 journals dating back to 1908 and also includes full text for more than 780 books and monographs, and full text for 9,333 conference papers. Subjects include abortion, criminology; criminal justice, demography, ethnic; racial studies, gender studies, marriage; family, political sociology, religion, rural; urban sociology, social development, social psychology, social structure, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, sociological history, sociological research, sociological theory, substance abuse; other addictions, violence and many others.

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SPORTDiscus

Literature for sports and sports medicine journals, providing full-text content from many well-known and respected sources. It is an essential tool for health professionals, researchers and students, providing extensive coverage in the areas of fitness, health and sport studies.

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Taylor & Francis Social Sciences and Humanities Library

Literature for sports and sports medicine journals, providing full-text content from many well-known and respected sources. It is an essential tool for health professionals, researchers and students, providing extensive coverage in the areas of fitness, health and sport studies.
Supplier has not provided direct links to subscription titles only; so your search may result in articles to which there is no access. Title list in PDF format.

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Teacher Reference Center

Indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

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The Irish Times

Fulltext access to the newspaper daily and a searchable archive of text articles published on IrishTimes.com from 1996 onwards.
Click on the IrishTimes.com tab on the left before searching.
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Westlaw IE

Westlaw IE provides access to Irish legal information including the Irish Law Reports Monthly and other reported and unreported case material, Legislation, Journals and news.

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Westlaw UK

Following AIT single sign-on, this database currently requires entry of name and email before access is granted to the search interface.  Please enter the following to bypass this:
First name: AIT
Second name: Library
Email: library@ait.ie.
To change your details when logged in, click on My Account – Settings on the top right and edit the fields.

The database provides access to UK case reports, legislation, analytical commentary, a comprehensive collection of full text journals, a legal journal index and EU material.

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WARNING CONCERNING COPYRIGHT RESTRICTIONS

Under certain conditions specified in the Copyright and Related Rights Act (Ireland) 2000 libraries and archives may be authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction may not be used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research, and that only one copy be provided for scholarly purposes, unless copyright fees are paid. Further reproduction of paper copies made from this computer system may be in violation of copyright laws and is prohibited.

Disclaimer: These guidelines are intended as a general introduction to some relevant aspects of copyright and are not an authoritative interpretation of the law.