SETU Waterford Libraries subscribes to a growing number of online databases. These databases contain a large number of journal titles and journal articles, and are the ideal research tools for assignments and research projects.

Remember:  when you’re researching oncampus, you won’t need a username and password to access each individual database.


ABI Inform
Business, management, tourism and multisubject.
Academic Search Complete
Education, social sciences, health sciences and multisubject.
ACM Digital Library
Includes the Guide to computer literature. Computer sciences and information technology.

Masterclasses, documentaries, interviews, content that can entertain, educate and inform: Artfilms streams thousands of videos from top artists and producers.

To access the resource just insert your 8-digit student number starting 20* or 19*.


Artstor’s Public Collections offer  1.3 million freely accessible images, videos, documents, and audio files from library special collections, faculty research, and institutional history materials, as well as hundreds of thousands of open access images from partner museums. Anyone may view and download these collections; no subscription or login required.

Access to Freely Available British and Irish Public Legal Information

Not available through Multisearch

BASE Digital Collections
BASE is operated by Bielefeld University Library. BASE provides more than 120 million documents from more than 6,000 sources. About 60% of these resources are open access.

Use as an alternative to Multisearch
Business Source Complete
Multisubject; Business, Management
Nursing and health sciences.
Nursing and health sciences.
The Cochrane Library
Health sciences – systematic reviews.
Construction Information Service
Construction, engineering and architecture.
DART-Europe E-Theses Portal
Access to 614408 open access research theses from 583 Universities in 28 European countries.
Past Theses
Available on the WITCat Library Catalogue
DOAJ – Directory of Open Access Journals
Multisubject. Open access scholarly journals. Available on and off-campus
EBSCOhost – (eBook Collection)
2655 eBook titles hosted on EBSCOhost. Available on and off-campus
Ebook Central
Over 183,000 eBooks in all subject areas. Available on and off-campus
Emerald Insight
Business, management, tourism and hospitality.
EndNote Online
Available to all students : Free reference management tool. Available on and off-campus. See EndNote Library Guide .
Endnote 20 (Desktop Application Available)
Reference Management software available to all students and staff. Downloadable to your laptop or PC. 
Entrepreneurship, business and management.
EThOS (Electronic Theses Online Service)
Search over 400,000 doctoral theses.
i2i National Standards Authority of Ireland
NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland) is Ireland’s official standards body.
IEEE Xplore
Access journals, conference proceedings and IEEE standards in electrical and electronic engineering and computer science from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Journal of Research in International Education
The Journal of Research in International Education is an international, peer-reviewed journal in international education for schools, examiners and higher education institutions throughout the world.
Multisubject. Arts and humanities, languages, architecture, life sciences.
Knowledge Workspace (formerly Health and Safety Information Service)
Occupational health and safety.
Library and information science.

Murdoch’s Irish Legal Companion

Not available through Multisearch
Nursing and health sciences.
Oxford Music Online For Off-Campus Access Click here
Music. Help with logging in
Psychology, health sciences.
Psychology, health sciences.
Psychology, health sciences.
Health sciences. Available on and off-campus
Key Nursing Journals. Full text access for the period 01/11/2017 – 31/10/2020 and 01/11/2021 – 31/10/2022
Research Professional
A portal for researchers to search for and find currently open funding calls all over the world. Off and on-campus log-in. To register, use your address.
RIAN portal harvests the contents of the Institutional Repositories of the seven Irish university libraries.
Science Direct
Physical sciences and engineering, life sciences, health sciences, humanities and social sciences.
SciVal is an analytical research tool from Elsevier that offers quick, easy access to the research performance of over 7,500 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide. Overview and Benchmarking modules are available. SciVal uses Scopus citation data as its data source.
Note: You will need to register for a user account to use SciVal.
Scopus is Elsevier’s abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature.

SMI Music Theses Register
Music. Available on and off-campus

Not available through Multisearch
Thomson One (Formerly OneBanker)
Finance. On-campus access only.
Note: Access using Internet Explorer web browser

University Industry Innovation Network

University Industry Innovation Network (UIIN) is committed to enhancing employability and driving innovation through university-industry engagement. We are a knowledge leader on university-industry interaction, entrepreneurial universities and are dedicated to the future of higher education institutions and their impact on society.

vLex Justis Formerly JustisOne
Online library of UK, Irish, EU and international case law and legislation.
Web of Science
Humanities, science and social sciences.

Westlaw IE
Legal studies, law.

Following recent changes in off campus authentication for accessing Westlaw IE, in addition to your normal login you may be asked to provide your name and email when logging into Westlaw IE for the first time. This request is to provide you with a personalized experience on Westlaw Ireland. If you prefer, you can instead enter text, which does not identify you for First name, Last name, Email and press continue.
Westlaw UK
Legal studies, law.
Wiley Online Library
Multisubject, health sciences, education, law, humanities.
SETU Waterford Repository
Open access publications from SETU.

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