Information about the electronic resources available across the University.

To jump straight in, just go to the page Discover articles, journals, databases and books online.

For further guidance, see below.

Track down an electronic journal

Check the Journal Search page for details of supplier / publisher platforms for all titles, and the date ranges for which full text articles are available. It may be that a journal's whole run from volume 1 is not available to us, or not on every platform.

Cambridge ebooks

ebooks@cambridge is a guide to finding and using ebooks at the University of Cambridge. Please check the guide's FAQs tab for guidance on recommending a new ebook title.

Detailed information on searching for resources

Sidney Library's helpsheet on searching for electronic resources (PDF 243 KB)

Recommend an electronic resource to the UL

Electronic resources are generally bought centrally, so that they are then available across all Departments and Colleges. You can recommend journals, databases and other things to the UL. Please note that this may not be a rapid process.

See which electronic resources are on trial

Currently running and recently completed trial access to electronic resources, including a feedback form.

Electronic legal deposit

Find out about electronic legal deposit; a new method some publishers are using to deposit their books at the UL.

User accounts and passwords

Accounts and passwords are the key to obtaining access, especially from outside Cambridge.

Check that your Raven password is working

Facility provided by University Information Services so you can check that your login to the Raven web authentication service is working.