A-Z Online Resources

IT Tralee Library subscribes to a large number of key online resources to aid you in your study.

IT Tralee library’s online resources are collections of paid-for articles, reports, standards, newspapers etc. They are available on and off campus. You will need your T-number and password to access the resources.

The resources tend to be subject-based. Some of the resources, such as Academic Search Complete and Science Direct, cover a number of different subjects.

Alternatively, you can use Multisearch which searches across all of the resources listed below, except for IHS.


Search for online articles, reports and newspapers and ebooks.

We have arranged trial access to a number of resources made freely available by publishers and educational content providers during Covid-19.   You can access the trials from our e-Resources Trials page.

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Academic Search Complete is a scholarly collection offering thousands of full-text journals covering a broad range of important areas of academic study including: anthropology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women studies, zoology.

AHFS Consumer Medication Information is a trusted source for patient drug information. AHFS includes over 1,000 drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers.

Coming from the American Psychological Association (APA), PsycArticles is a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology, containing over 100,000 articles from 59 journals. Coverage runs from 1894 to present.

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The British National Formulary (BNF) provides health care professionals with independent, authoritative and up-to-date information on prescribing, dispensing and administering medicines.

The British National Formulary for Children (BNFC) provides practical, evidence-based guidance on the use of medicines in children ranging in ages from neonatal (including pre-term) to adolescent.

Business Source Complete offers full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles.

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The world’s most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 560 journals indexed in CINAHL.

Containing high-quality, independent evidence to assist healthcare decision-making, this resource covers reliable evidence from Cochrane and other systematic reviews and clinical trials.

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A growing subscription package currently containing over 160,000 eBooks representing a broad range of academic subject matter.

Emerald Fulltext is the world’s leading publisher of management journals and databases.

Emerald Tourism and Hospitality Management represents the perspectives of world leading researchers from the unique and diverse fields of tourism and hospitality.

ERIC provides free access to over 1.2 million bibliographic records of journal articles plus other education-related materials and, where available, offers links to full text.

ECCH’s collection of management case studies and reprints of journal articles is a select and accessible resource of teaching materials.

Published by BMJ, Evidence Based Medicine offers evidence based research, insights and opinions on matters essential to health care.  The journal focuses on the fundamental concepts, methods and tools at the core of practising evidence based medicine.

Co-owned by BMJ and RCNi, EBMH provides researchers and practitioners with up-to-date research, clinical reviews and opinions and their applications in the field of evidence based mental health.  Content includes case conferences, expert commentaries and practical statistics articles which practitioners can use to learn how to apply evidence based mental health approaches to their own clinical practices.

Evidence-Based Nursing systematically searches a wide range of international journals to identify articles relating to best nursing practice.  Strict validity of research criteria are applied to searching and only the most relevant articles are retrieved.  The articles selected are presented as short, expert summaries highlighting key findings and their implications for evidence based nursing.   Content also includes podcasts of interviews and insights from nurse researchers from around the world.  Evidence-Based Nursing is co-owned by BMJ and RCNi.

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Offers scholarly, government and general interest titles on all aspects of human impact to the environment, including global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more. GreenFile provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as open access full-text for more than 4,700 records.

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The Health Research Premium Collection from Proquest provides access to the latest medical information essential for medical students and researchers . The collection includes over 4,500 full text health and medical journals,  grey literature, instructional videos and more, offering a central access point to a variety of essential medical resources.

This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the AHFS Consumer Medication Information, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

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IEEE Xplore Digital Library offers online access to almost 3-million full-text documents from some of the world’s most highly cited publications in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics. This resource holds 151 journals, over 900 conference proceedings, more than 3,400 technical standards, over 400 ebooks and 200 educational courses. Please note that around 25,000 new documents are added to IEEE Xplore each month.

IHS Technical Indexes Info 4 Education offers access to The Occupational Health and Safety Information Service, Environmental Management, Specify-IT, Engineer-IT and The Irish Construction Information Service. Plus, IHS is a leading edge supplier of BSI British Standards, Standards, Regulations and Product and Supplier Information.

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The Journal of Advanced Nursing is a leading international,  peer reviewed journal.  The journal is committed to advancing practice and professional development on the basis of new knowledge and evidence.  To view all issues of the journal click on Browse in the top navigation bar.

Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning is the official journal of the UK based Institute for Outdoor Learning. This journal is published by Taylor and Francis and is peer reviewed by an international review board.

The Journal of Nursing Management is a leading international forum commited to the advancement of nursing leadership and management.  The journal provides up to date information on nursing leadership and management to practitioners and researchers in the field , explores and debates current issues such as policy, governance, quality, safety and best practices.  To view all issues of the journal click on Browse in the top navigation bar.

Developed in cooperation with Queen’s University Belfast, JSTOR Ireland Collection contains a minimum of 75 journals, over 200 monographs and 2,500 manuscripts. The Ireland Collection adds titles and resources across the arts, humanities and sciences in disciplines such as music, art, history, literature, archaeology, mathematics and biology.

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Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts Indexes over 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings, with coverage that includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

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MEDLINE Complete includes more than 2,200 full-text online journals as well as MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) for more than 5,200 current biomedical journals.   Coverage dates back to 1916 and many journals included are available with no embargo, allowing users to access the information as soon as it is published.

Subjects covered include:

  • Behavioral sciences
  • Bioengineering
  • Biomedicine
  • Dentistry
  • Health policy development
  • Life science
  • Pre-clinical sciences
  • Veterinary medicine

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Nexis UK consists of Local, National and International Newspapers plus Company, Industry and Country profiles that include statistical, PESTEL and SWOT analysis.

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The Royal College of Nursing e-learning platform is available to all nursing staff and student nurses currently teaching and learning at IT Tralee. RCNi Learning is a fully interactive learning resource and includes more than 200 e-learning modules, covering a wide range of topics.   The resource is mobile friendly and the RCNi Learning mobile app can be used offline, so you can learn any place, any time.  New users are required to complete a one-time registration from the ITT RCNi Learning registration page.  Registration is quick, easy and free.  Click HERE to begin your registration.

Regional Business News is a supplemental database of Business Source Premier. With daily updates, Regional Business News provides comprehensive full text for regional U.S. and Canadian business publications (including titles from Crain Communications). Regional Business News has full text for more than 100 sources.

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Offering access to over a quarter of the world’s scientific, medical and technical information available online, Science Direct covers over 2,000 peer-reviewed journals hundreds of book series, handbooks and reference works.

SocINDEX with Full Text is often referred to as the world’s most comprehensive database for sociology research.  The database offers extensive coverage of the scholarly literature from all sub-disciplines of sociology, including: Criminal Studies, Gender Studies, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Family Studies, Politics, Religion, Rural Sociology, Social Policy, Social Psychology, Social Work, Sociology of Education, Substance Abuse and Urban Studies  and many more.  SocINDEX contains more than 620 full text journals, more than 600 of which are Peer reviewed and more than 300 have no embargo  – so users can access the information as soon as it is published.  Access is also provided to full-text, peer-reviewed books and conference papers.

The world’s most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals, SPORTDiscus provides full text for 550 journals, with coverage dating back to 1985.

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Teachers’ Reference Centre is a bibliographic index of more than 260 titles from teacher and administration trade journals, periodicals and books.

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Westlaw.ie offers instant access to Irish reported and unreported case law, legislation and court rules, journals and legal news.

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