• Articles and eResources

    Finding articles and other online resources

    Search these eResources (databases) to locate journal articles. 

    • Most will provide an abstract for the article to sum up what it is about - use this to see if you want to read the full text. 
    • You will get the full text online for most results. If full text is not available, please click on Is it @ SSU where you see it as this will check the library catalogue for access via a different source.

    Some resources in the list will provide access to other content such as standards, ebooks, market research and multimedia resources.  For TV recordings back to 2008, scroll down to BoB National.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

    IEEE Xplore

    Full text journals, magazines and conference papers from IEEE, IET and a range of other providers. 

    LOGIN OFF CAMPUS: click on 'Institutional sign in' link at the top of the screen. Then click on 'Shibboleth'. Browse or search for Southampton Solent University and enter your University details

    Video guides


    ACM Digital Library

    Full text journals, magazines and conference papers from the ACM.

    LOGIN OFF CAMPUS: click on Sign In and then Sign In Via Your Institution and enter your  University details

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

    ProQuest Technology Collection

    Extensive collection of full text articles on a range of topics relating to technology.

    LOGIN OFF CAMPUS: use your University details

    Help guide     Video guide


    British Standards Online (BSOL)

    Full text access to a number of British Standards and ISO standards.  If you want Standards relating to acoustics or construction, please use Construction Information Service instead.  If the Standard you require is not available from either source, please contact the Library and we can investigate possible access.

    Five simultaneous users allowed.

    LOGIN ON and OFF CAMPUS: Login to the Portal and go to the eResource Passwords page. Click on the link under British Standards Online to access on or off campus.


    ScienceDirect

    Full text access to c.100 journals on a range of topics.  

    LOGIN OFF CAMPUS: Click on Sign In. Under Login via your Institution, click on Other Institution Login. Go to the drop down menu for Select your Region or Group and select UK Access Management Federation. Select Southampton Solent University from the list and enter your University login.

    Video guides


    Smashing ebooks library 

    Full text access to downloadable books on topics relating to web design. 

    LOGIN OFF CAMPUS: a non-university username and password is required to access this resource. You will need to be logged into the portal to access the eResource Passwords (then scroll down to Smashing ebooks library).   Once logged in, click on Your Library or you can search for ebooks.


    Mintel

    Market research reports - find reports on the computer games industry (search for video games to find the most relevant reports).

    LOGIN OFF CAMPUS: use your University details.   Choose Federated login and then Southampton Solent University and enter your university login.


    Art & Architecture Source

    Many full text journal articles available covering a range of arts subjects including graphic design, animation and more.

    LOGIN OFF CAMPUS: use your University details

    Video guide


    Science Citation Index Expanded

    Extensive coverage of computing journals - provides access to abstracts only.  Check for full text by clicking on Is it @ SSU

    A rticle not available via the Library? Consider requesting through Inter Library Loans.

    LOGIN OFF CAMPUS: use your University details


    Computer and Information Systems Abstracts

    Extensive coverage of computing journals - provides access to abstracts only.  Check for full text by clicking on Is it @ SSU

    Article not available via the Library? Consider requesting through Inter Library Loans.

    LOGIN OFF CAMPUS: use your University details


    BoB National

    BoB National is a radio and TV programme recording system operated by the BUFVC. The service gives access to all the major channels with a searchable archive of over 800,000 programmes, some back to 2008. You can record up to 5 items a day with selections possible up to a month after broadcast.

    LOGIN ON and OFF CAMPUS: use your University details (you may need to click on Login first)

    BoB National Subject Guide


    There are other databases available which might be of interest to you.  Have a look at the listings for Computing to see other options.