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Electronic Resources at Cambridge


For overall guidance, go to the Cambridge LibGuide for eresources & ejournals

Track down an electronic journal

Check the e-journals homepage 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 e-books home page

See the note on that home page: "To recommend a new ebook title, please liaise with your department or faculty library."

Detailed information on searching for resources

Sidney Library's helpsheet on searching for electronic resources (pdf, 299 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. The link above is used to recommend journals or databases. Please note that it is very unlikely to 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.

Cambridge Companions Online

In some cases we have access to entire collections of e-books, not just individual titles. This is one example.

Electronic legal deposit 

Find out about this new method some publishers are using to deposit their books at the UL.

University's page on user accounts and passwords

The account and password are the key to obtaining access, especially from outside Cambridge.

Library Toolbox

This page from the UL offers the Cambridge Libraries Widget, advice on reference management tools, and various news feeds.