Explore a broad range of resources in different formats to read for your studies and research

Some featured specialist resources (see the SUBJECT SUPPORT section for full lists)

Subject area Resource titleDescriptionContent format
FINANCE FAME FAME (Financial Analysis Made Easy) contains comprehensive information on both public and private companies across the UK and Ireland. Please log in with your username and password. Database
HEALTH Cochrane Library The Cochrane Library is a collection of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. It contains a collection of systematic reviews. Open access, no need to log in. Database
  PubMed Central PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). Open access, no need to log in. Database
TOURISM Institute of Hospitality The Institute of Hospitality is the professional body for managers and aspiring managers working and studying in the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry. Please contact us for the institutional username and password which will allow you to log in and register. Database

Additional Temporary Resources for the Covid-19 Period

The following resources have been made freely available by publishers, in addition to our subscribed content, for students and staff to use during the period when university libraries are closed due to COVID-19. Many will be withdrawn by publishers in due course, but we hope this access will help through this difficult period.

Subject areaResource titleDescriptionContent format
General Ohio State Press All Ohio State University Press monographs, and the linguistics textbook language files, open and free to use through the Ohio State University Libraries’ Institutional Repository, The Knowledge Bank. E books
General Oxford handbook of public health ethics Examination of public health ethics in the US and globally. E books
General Internet Archive Non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more. This is a US resource and some of the content does not comply with UK copyright law. Please take due care if selecting books from this resource. Mixed
General Liverpool University Press Sets of OA books and journals. Mixed 
Covid-19 Coronavirus Covid-19 resources

FREE access to resources to help research on the novel Coronavirus Covid-19. This blog links to some of the best offers from well-known and respected publishers and content providers.

Health/Med Clinical Knowledge Summaries. (Open access in the UK) Temporary access outside the UK via Prodigy ( can be arranged individually. Please contact us. Mixed
Health/Med ScienceDirect e books Free access to e books on ScienceDirect.  Log in with your uni username and password, and on the 'Browse books and journals' page tick Publication type  Books and Access type  Subscribed and complimentary E books
Humanities JSTOR Extra collections opened up for University of Sunderland users. On the JSTOR page click on Login, then Find my institution. Search University of Sunderland then click on Login and use your uni username and password. Journals
Social sciences Bristol University Press Open access e books Open access books from Bristol University Press and Policy Press. E books
Social sciences Bristol University Press Open access articles Open access articles from Bristol University Press and Policy Press. Journals