Xplora

Databases A-Z

The alphabetical list of databases can be found above.

Most databases link directly to a website and are accessible outside school.

The interface of each database is (also) in English! For your convenience databases in Dutch are left out.
A login may be requested; please use your personal Avans login.

Databases and information by discipline


General

Economics

Health care

Art

Education

Law

Technology

Social work

Search multiple databases simultaneously

Kaluga makes finding information a lot easier. Search in the Avans catalogue and a large number of Xplora databases simultaneously.

You see in the statements per discipline whether your subject-specific databases are included in Kaluga.

Last updated on 19 August 2015.

A

Academic Search Elite
Full-text access to international journals
ACM Digital Library
IT: full-text articles, newsletters and conference proceedings
Analytica-EBC
Laboratory methods for brewing
Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
The magazine from 2011
Art & Architecture Source
Articles and e-books on art and architecture
Avans University of Applied Sciences Catalogue
Catalogue of all materials in Xplora

B

Boom Digital Library
E-books on various fields from Boom publishers
Britannica ImageQuest
Images for use in teaching materials
Business Source Elite
About management, marketing, business and HRM
Last updated on 27 January 2017.

C

CINAHL
International nursing literature
Cochrane Library
Entrance to evidence based medicine literature
Company.info
Annual reports, budgets and industry information from Dutch organizations

D

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
Full-text articles from scientific journals
   

E

EBSCO eBooks
English e-books on economics, technology and art
The Economist
Newspaper on international politics and business news
Access only from Avans network
Education Research Complete
Full-text journals on international education and research
Emerald Journals
About the economical, social, educational and technical disciplines
Ethical Corporation
Business intelligence about durability
 
Last updated on 29 September 2016.

G

GreenFILE
About sustainability, pollution and climate change
   

H

HBO Knowledge Base
Graduation theses and publications of Universities of Applied Sciences
   

J

Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database
Evidence-based publications on health care
JOSPT
Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy from 2010
Journal of chemical education
About chemical education e.g. laboratory experiments and instructional methods
Journal of Social Intervention
About social policy and professional practice of social intervention
   
Last updated on 11 January 2016.

L

LexisNexis bedrijfsinformatie
Information about Dutch companies

LexisNexis krantenbank
Full-text newspapers and many international news magazines
LISTA
About library science, classification and information management

M

Marketline
Market information, country profiles and reports of companies and industries
   

N

NEN Connect
More than 60,000 NEN standards
   
Last updated on 6 February 2015.

O

Oxford Journals Social Sciences
Socials sciences journals
   

P

Paris legal journals
Articles from journals from legal publisher Paris
PiCarta
Catalogue of books, articles and e-sources in the Netherlands
PubMed
Information on (bio)medical subjects

R

Restorative Justice
Scientific articles from publisher Taylor & Francis
   

S

SAGE journals online
Full-text access to international journals
SAGE Research Methods Online
Research methods for social and behavioral sciences
ScienceDirect
Full-text access to international journals
Security Journal
Security management: new developments and technics
SciFinder
References, substances and reactions in chemistry.
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with your Avans email. This works only at Avans!
SpringerLink
Full-text access to international journals
SpringerMaterials
Physical and chemical data from materials
SpringerProtocols
Laboratory protocols for life science and biomedical sciences
StatLine
CBS statistics from the Netherlands
Last updated on 6 February 2017.

T

Teacher Reference Center
International scientific journals on education
   

V

Video Arts
English instructional and training videos. Menu in Dutch
   

W

WARC
Articles and cases about marketing
Wiley Online Library
Full-text access to international journals
 
Last updated on 7 April 2016.