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Databases beginning with the letter T.

Access information: Access on or off campus.
Description: Education and teaching index drawn from more than 280 popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books.

 

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Description: The database is part of the ARTFL Project. It contains transcribed texts of 103 Old French and Middle French works from the 12th through 15th century

 

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Description: Theatre in Video contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video - more than 500 hours in all, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors. This video resource is searchable by title, actor, playwright, and subject. It is also browsable by actor, director, playwright, genre, and dates. It is possible to bookmark specific scenes, monologues, and staging examples and then include those online links in learning and teaching material and in Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

 

Access information: On or off campus via library link and user created login.
Description: The Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG) is based at the University of California, Irvine. Founded in 1972 the TLG has already collected and digitized most literary texts written in Greek from Homer to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453. Its goal is to create a comprehensive digital library of Greek literature from antiquity to the present.
Note: Users may not under any circumstances download, print, make copies of and/or distribute TLG materials.
Note: First time users will be asked to register. Subsequent access requires both the University network access and the login you created. The register/login link is located at the top right corner of the TLG website.
Note: If you are using a PC which has SPIonic, choose this font from the drop down list in section B and click on 'Enter'. (The SPIonic font has been installed on all computing service PCs in open access computing labs).

 

Access information: Available on and off campus
Description: The Thesaurus linguae Latinae is not only the largest Latin dictionary in the world, but also the first to cover all the Latin texts from the classical period up to about 600 A.D. 31 academies, and scholarly societies from 23 countries support the work of the Bayerische Akademie (Thesaurusburo Munchen). The two databases of Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina (BTL) and Thesaurus Linguae Latinae (TLL) are linked by a common user interface, so that the Thesaurus and the Latin texts of the Bibliotheca Teubneriana can be accessed through one panel, which allows various and differentiated searches.

 

Access information: Access on and off-campus.
Description: The database offers access to every complete page of every issue of The Times (London), including every headline, article, editorial, birth and death notice, and advertisement. The newspaper can be viewed either at the article or full-page level, and is searchable across all the 7.6 million articles.
  For the full-text contents (not page images) of the last 20 years, please see entries for LexisLibrary or Factiva.
Coverage: From 1785 to 2011.

 

For historic content (1785-2011) see The Times Digital Archive.

Access information: Available on and off campus via LexisLibrary. Select the ‘Source’ tab and select title from the A-Z list. Available on campus and via the VPN from Factiva. Click on Source and select title from A-Z list or search for title. Cookies must be enabled on your browser.
Description: Full text of broadsheet newspapers available online on the day of publication. Some articles by freelancers, some features and some supplements may not be available.
Coverage: LexisLibrary; From 1st July 1985.
  Factiva: The Times: 2nd Jan 1981 Sunday Times: 4th Jan 1981 (For both: Selected coverage from 4 January 1981 to 6 July 1985, Abstracts from 4 January 1981 to 6 July 1985).

 

The Times of India

Access information. Access on or off campus.
Description. The Times of India is the world's largest circulation English daily newspaper. Founded in 1838 to serve the British residents of West India, The Times of India now circulates more than 4 million copies, covering almost 8 million Readers. The Times of India is particularly valuable for its coverage of key historical events in India, including the rise of Gandhi's Civil Disobediance movement, the 1947 Independence and Partition through to the landmark date of 1998 when Pakistan became a nuclear power. The Times of India provides exceptional depth to the study of colonial and post-colonial times, class and gender issues, religion, as well as international economics, international relations and cultural studies.
Coverage. From 1838 to 2007.

 

Access information Access on and off campus.
Description The TLS weekly is the essential companion for studying and researching literary activity and critical opinion makers of the 20th and 21st centuries. Since 1902, the TLS has scrutinized, applauded and dissected the work of leading writers and thinkers, offering comprehensive coverage of the most important publications, in every subject, in several languages, as well as reviewing current theatre, cinema, music, and exhibitions. The TLS Historical Archive offers the complete online fully-searchable edition from the first edition in 1902 up to 2011. It allows you to explore an archive of over 300,000 reviews, letters and poems, and to access previously unpublished, comprehensive biographical information about the contributors – many of whom originally wrote for the paper anonymously. Content from 2012 onwards can be searched and full text retrieved via FACTIVA, though this is no facsimile version for browsing. You can limit search in TLS only by selecting this publication within All Sources. Neither the historical archive nor the current content are covered by DiscoverEd search at the moment
Additional Information Supported browsers - also clear cache if having difficulties.

 

Access information: Available on campus or off campus via the VPN.
Description: Translated Texts for Historians book series makes available historical sources from 300-800 AD translated into English, in many cases for the first time.
  The geographic range covers Syria, Arabia, Armenia, Georgia and Egypt in the East; North Africa; major cities of the Roman Empire (Antioch, Alexandria and Constantinople); and Spain, Gaul, Italy, Britain and Ireland in the West.
  Types of writing include histories, chronicles, letters, annals, formularies, compendia, political speeches, military and theological handbooks, poems, documentary sources, records of church councils, biblical and theological commentaries, sermons, church histories, Christian treatises, Christian and pagan panegyric and polemic, Neoplatonic texts, Lives of saints, bishops and popes.

 

Access information: The Library is aware of an access problem and has reported this to the publisher 31/3/17.  Access on and off campus.
Description: Translation Studies Bibliography (TSB) is an annotated bibliography of Translation and Interpreting Studies. The database was first launched in 2004 and is updated regularly, with an official new release once a year. The latest release contains 28,000 annotated records. Categories of publications include: journal articles, monographs, (articles from) collective volumes, reference materials, dissertations and unpublished manuscripts. The bibliography is enhanced by a thesaurus and provides CrossRef DOIs (digital object identifiers), where available, for easier interlinking.
Note: Translation Studies Abstracts & Bibliography of Translation Studies Online were incorporated into this database during 2015.

 

Access information: Available from British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC). Choose University of Edinburgh from drop-down menu.
Description: Comprehensive online listings service for UK television and radio designed for educational users . Carries complete schedules for around 300 UK channels, including regional variations as well as Welsh, Scots Gaelic, Irish and Asian-language stations or programmes.
  The information is archived and continuously improved, so the database is a tool to help teachers and students identify both forthcoming and already broadcast audio-visual material to support their work.

 

Trip - scheduled for cancellation end of Dec 2017

Access information: Available on and off campus
Description:

Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care. Trip has been online since 1997 and in that time has developed into the internet’s premier source of evidence-based content. As well as research evidence we also allow clinicians to search across other content types including images, videos, patient information leaflets, educational courses and news. The University's subscription is to the PRO version which gives many benefits on the standard version including more content and  more functionality:

  • Over 100,000 extra systematic reviews than the free version
  • Millions of extra free full-text articles
  • Easily search over 175,000 ongoing clinical trials
  • Access to a massive database of medical images
  • Access to tens of thousands of clinical videos
  • Export of records to reference management software
  • Advanced search
  • Ability to filter results by clinical area
  • Article views, see which articles are most popular for your search

 

Access information: Available from British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC). Choose University of Edinburgh from drop-down menu.
Description: Fully searchable database of the programmes listed in television listing magazine TVTimes.
Coverage: September 1955 to March 1985.

 

Access information: Access on and off-campus.
Description:

Twentieth Century Religious Thought: Christianity is a multivolume, cross-searchable online collection that brings together the seminal works and archival materials related to key worldwide religious thinkers from the early 1900s until the turn of the 21st century.  150,000 pages of scholarship from influential theologians in the Christian tradition, including extensive representation of feminist theologians and other previously marginalized and lesser-known voices.

  Twentieth Century Religious Thought: Islam will provide an extensive research database focusing on modern Islamic theology and tradition. The online text resource will contain 100,000 pages at completion, detailing Islam’s evolution from the late 19th century by examining printed works, rare documents, and important articles by Muslim writers, both non-Western and Western voices.