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Earth and Environment

Databases

Find articles relevant to your subject by searching databases.

Look at the guides to get the most from each database.

These databases are available for use by Leeds staff and students both on and off-site within the terms of the license agreements. Off-site users will need to login using their Leeds username and password.

You can also see a complete list of databases for Earth and Environment

Key databases

AAPG (American Association of Petroleum Geologists) Datapages

Search the full text of geological journals such as the AAPG (American Association of Petroleum Geologists) Bulletin, Special Publications and Environmental Geosciences, plus publications of over 27 AAPG-affiliated societies and sections. Coverage starts from 1917 and includes many current titles.

Guide to using AAPG (American Association of Petroleum Geologists) Datapages

British Standards Online

The full text of British Standards, covering: specifications for products, dimensions, and performance; methods; codes of practice; guides and glossaries. Also find BS equivalents to ISO and EN standards. Updated daily.

CAB Abstracts Online

Covers human health, food and nutrition, agriculture, environmental issues, genetics, plant and animal science. CAB Abstracts includes information about research articles, books, conference proceedings and reports. Coverage from 1973 onwards.

Lyell Collection

The Lyell Collection represents one of the largest integrated collections of online Earth Science literature available. Bringing together key journals, Special Publications and Society book series on a single site. This includes the Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society. It is possible to search within an individual title or across the full collection.

Guide to using Lyell Collection

MathSciNet

This database allows you to search for journal articles and conference proceedings in mathematics. It is the extended online equivalent of Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications. It is updated daily and coverage starts from 1940.

Passport

Data and market research reports on consumer markets worldwide. It includes market analysis and statistics, forecasts, information on the top brands and companies in a country or sector, and overviews of the major market factors. Search either by keyword, or by using the headings at the top of the screen to choose the type of information. Updated monthly.

Popline

This database enables you to search for journal articles, reports, books and unpublished reports in the fields of reproductive health, population studies, family planning, HIV/AIDS and related health issues, particularly in a developing country context. Popline includes links to the full text of free online documents but not subscription content. Coverage starts from 1970.

Proquest: Science and Technology

This collection of databases allows you to search for journal articles and conference proceedings in a wide range of science and technology subjects including biological sciences, environmental sciences, geology, water resources and engineering. It includes historical archives and current subscriptions.

Guide to using Proquest: Science and Technology

PsycINFO

Contains journal articles, books, dissertations and theses in core psychology disciplines, behavioural sciences and mental health. It covers 1881 to the present day. A current awareness service provides alerts for newly added content. Updated weekly.

Scopus

Scopus is a large abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature from more than 18,500 journals and quality web sources, with smart tools to track, analyse and visualize research. Coverage starts from 1823.

Transport Database

The main database for transport studies, including a combination of three databases: Transportation research information series (research information on all surface transportation modes, air transport, and highway safety); International road research documentation (abstracts on highway research provided by OECD member countries); and TRANSDOC (abstracts of transportation economics literature as well as bibliographic records provided by the International Union of Railways). Coverage starts from 1988.

Web of Science

Search for journal articles using three databases; Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index and Arts and Humanities Citation Index. A current awareness service provides citation alerts for newly added journal articles. Each database is updated weekly.