Databases are searchable collections of good quality, academic material, particularly journal articles. They can be small subject specific or large collections covering a wide range of subject areas. Most databases provide access to full-text items. Some are abstract only, so you can establish whether or not the research is suitable for your needs.
A number of databases are recommended for your course; follow the links in this section.
As well as this Subject Guide, you may also find the following useful:
Click on a resource link and enter your University username and password. A minority of resources require additional steps, the details are under the resource link.
When you login to electronic resources you agree a number of terms and conditions which are available in full here.
You may choose to use Discover@Bolton, an individual database or an specific journal. Our quick start guide to finding information for assignments may be helpful:
Discover@Bolton enables you to search across multiple full text electronic resources via a single interface. Enter your search term in the box below and hit "Discover":
Use the options on the left-hand side of the results screen to refine your results. For example, you can filter by item type, subject area or by date.
Off-campus? Look for the red banner at the top of the screen and follow the link to login.
For further help, two guides are available:
If you wish to access a particular journal, search the Ejournals portal, either by title or subject area. Full text access is available for the date range shown under each title.