Electronic Reference Collection N - S
Links to other BBC sites as well as current news, and also includes weather reports and forecasts.
British Universities Newsreel Database (BUND)
Contains 160,000 records of British cinema newsreel production 1910-1979 and a large collection of digitised documents. You can also search a biographical database of British newsreel staff and listen to online audio interviews with newsreel cameramen.
News Wales is a Welsh news service bringing together current information from more than 500 organisations across Wales.
Full text archive of several hundred international newspaper and magazine titles.
Palmer's Index to the Times
Index covering 1790-1905.
Television and Radio Index for Learning and Teaching (TRILT)
UK television and radio programme listings including terrestrial, cable, and satellite television (with regional variations), all national and many local radio stations.
Willings Press Guide
Comprehensive guide to current newspaper and magazine titles, broadcasters and publishers. Coverage is international.
British Library Patents
Guide to finding patents, and patents information.
British Standards Online
Full text of all British Standards.
Further links to a wide variety of patent information.
A free service provided by the European Patent Organisation. Allows searching of all the patent applications published in the past two years (or more in some cases) by any national office in the European Patent Organisation.
UK Intellectual Property Office
Includes a searchable archive of patents in the UK Patent Office, the European Patent Office and other European national patent offices.
Community of Science
Services include: COS Expertise, the database of detailed profiles of more than 480,000 R&D professionals and COS Funding Opportunities, a major source of grant information.
Includes sources of funding and RAE results. Also gives access to Research Fortnight, a UK newsletter containing information about funding opportunities and articles on research and technology policy.
The most comprehensive survey of the UK population. Includes key statistics for local authority areas. Coverage includes ethnicity, religion, health, housing, people and places.
National Statistics online (includes Statbase)
Main UK Government statistics site, including Excel spreadsheets and pdf documents of statistical publications.
Gives summary and detailed data for local areas by theme or area down to ward level. Includes access to data from the 2001 census as it is released as well as from other non-census sources. Datasets can be viewed in report (tabular) format and can be saved and printed.
The Official Yearbook of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Contains statistics and a wide range of information.
Data on Wales provided by National Statistics.
Statistical information on the EU and the euro-zone.
International Labour Office database on international labour statistics operated by the ILO Bureau of Statistics.
OFFSTATS: Official Statistics on the Web
Official statistics for countries around the world.