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.

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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Bloomsbury Professional Online

Access to Employment Law, Litigation, Company Law and Property Law.

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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.

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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JOVE Video Journal & Science Education

Advanced Biology
Chemistry
Clinical Skills
Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Physics
Psychology

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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Marketline Advantage

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

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Medicines Complete

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  • British National Formulary – Guidance on the actions and uses of drugs prescribed in the UK.
  • BNF Legacy
    – Guidance on the actions and uses of drugs prescribed in the UK.
  • Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference – Information and background on conventional and complementary drugs and associated compounds, international proprietary names, and disease treatments.

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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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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.

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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.
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Scopus

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

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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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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.