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Key Databases

Box of Broadcasts (BoB) is an on demand TV and radio service for education.
It allows staff and students to record programmes from over 65 free-to-air channels, and search an extensive archive.
You may only access or use BoB in the United Kingdom.
Online maps and mapping data of Great Britain, at a series of pre-defined scales; includes collections from Ordnance Survey and Landmark. A registration form will need to be completed when a user accesses Digimap for the first time; this takes two working days to process, before Digimap can be used.
(Formerly UK Newsstand). Full text access to a collection of archived, searchable European, British national and regional newspapers, updated daily.
Photographs of the UK that you can select using the map, free to use for non-profit uses.
Focuses on the impact of humans on the environment, covering global warming, sustainable agriculture, green building and renewable energy.
Full text journals, books and other published sources, covering all aspects of the humanities, with worldwide content.
This online market research tool monitors industry trends and gives you strategic analysis and a market size and market share database for all your products across all your key countries. Passport is Euromonitor International's global market analysis software platform, which analyses the industry in countries around the world.
The UK data archive (UKDA) is curator of the largest collection of digital data in the social sciences and humanities in the United Kingdom. The collection includes over 5,000 datasets relating to contemporary and historical society with data acquired from the academic, public, and commercial sectors. UKDA also provides guidance and training on how to manage, store and share data.
Boundary maps of the UK to download.