The ProQuest platform makes available A&I (abstract & index) databases and full text collections. The University of Sheffield has access to the following resources via ProQuest:

Art, Design & Architecture Collection Includes:
  • ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM) (1974-Current)
  • Arts & Humanities Database
  • Design & Applied Arts Index (DAAI) (1973-Current)
  • International Bibliography of Art (IBA)
Australian Education Index (1977-Current)
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1934 - current)
British Periodicals
Digital National Security Archive
Early European Books
Humanities Index (1962-Current)
Literature Online (1926-Current)
MLA International Bibliography and MLA Directory of Periodicals
Periodicals Archive Online
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses A&I
ProQuest Historical Newspapers Chicago Tribune (1849-1994)
Guardian and Observer (1791-2003)
Irish Times / Weekly Irish Times (1859-2016)
Korea Times (1956-2016)
Los Angeles Times (1881-1994)
New York Times (1851-2014)
Times of India (1838-2008)
Washington Post (1877-2001)
PTSDpubs (1871 - current)
Publicly Available Content Database
SciTech Premium Collection Includes:
Natural Science Collection:
  • Agricultural & Environmental Science Database
  • Biological Science Database
  • Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database
Technology Collection:
  • Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database
  • Materials Science & Engineering Database
Social Science Premium Collection Includes:
Criminology Collection:
  • Criminal Justice Database (1981-Current)
  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts Database (1975-Current)
Education Collection:
  • Education Database (1988-Current)
  • ERIC (1966-Current)
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) (1951-Current)

Library & Information Science Collection:
  • Library & Information Science Abstracts (LISA) (1969-Current)
  • Library Science Database (1970-Current)
Linguistics Collection:
  • Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) (1973-Current)
  • Linguistics Database
Politics Collection:
  • PAIS Index
  • Policy File Index (1990-Current)
  • Political Science Database (1985-Current)
  • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (1975-Current)
Social Science Database

Sociology Collection:
  • Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts (ASSIA) (1987-Current)
  • Sociological Abstracts (1952-Current) (includes Social Services Abstracts, 1979-Current)
  • Sociology Database (1985-Current)
Sports Medicine & Education Index‎ (1970 - current)
The Vogue Archive


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