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Electronic Resources at Cambridge


For overall guidance, please go to the page  Discover articles, journals, databases and books online.

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 e-books LibGuide

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)


Frequently asked questions about IT at Sidney Sussex.

ArcGIS in the Sidney Computer Suite

Find out which computers run ArcGIS.

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.

Legal deposit, including 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.

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.