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The University of Bolton Library

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.

Academic Video Online is a multi-disciplinary resource that makes video material available with curricular relevance: documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, and more. Visit our Academic Video Online guide for more details.
Over 1000 videos of high calibre dance performances. Visit our Dance in Video guide for more information.
A collection of over 13,000 plays, including some rare and never before published works. It also includes related ephemera, such as posters, playbills, photos, theatre diagrams.
The EBSCO Ebook Open Access Monograph Collection is a growing collection of 2,700+ open access books from the world’s most trusted university presses and scholarly publishers. You can also access these titles via our main EBSCO Ebooks subscribed collection.
Marquee TV is streaming service for arts and culture. Includes performances from the Royal Opera House, New York City Ballet, RSC and many more.
This resource requires you to create a unique account. Click here to log into Moodle. Click Enrol to see the information you need.
Once you have created an account you can download the Marquee TV App on your phone and sign in with the same details.
O’Reilly for Higher Education provides on-demand access to a vast collection of technology-focused content including ebooks, audiobooks, videos, case studies, learning paths, expert playlists, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 other publishers.See our detailed guide to O'Reilly for more
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, offering millions of works from thousands of universities.
Semantic Scholar is a free, AI-powered academic search engine with more than 200 million papers covering all disciplines. For more details see our Guide to Semantic Scholar
Videos and online courses covering all aspects of Character Arts, including design, fabrication, makeup and model-making.
This resource requires a unique username and password. Click here to log into Moodle. Click Enrol to see the information you need.
Access over 1000 free-to-read ebooks covering humanities, social sciences and behavioural sciences.
VLEBooks is one of our newer ebook platforms and provides access to a range of multidisciplinary titles. VLEBooks has a modern interface and good accessibility features - visit our VLEBooks guide for "how-to" videos and further information.

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Abstracting and Indexing database: bibliographic details only
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Open Access Resource
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