Alumni of the University can become borrowers

University of Exeter Alumni

University of Exeter alumni are entitled to free access to a collection of online resources from the Library, but these must not be used for commercial or business purposes:

For free you may register by completing the Alumni online resources Request Form and then you can access

Alumni Group 1 online resources

Bloomsbury & Faber Collection (formerly known as Drama Online by current subscribers) is a Collection of over 1,500 play texts published by Bloomsbury and Faber, covering the most widely-studied plays from antiquity, the Early Modern period, and the 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries.

Business Source Alumni Edition is hosted by EBSCO and provided business magazines and journals including publications in marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, econometrics, economics and more.

Launched in October 2012 by Bloomsbury Publishing in collaboration with the Churchill Archives Centre, the Churchill Archive is a digital library of modern international history available online for the first time. It includes more than 800,000 pages of original documents, produced between 1874 and 1965, ranging from Winston S. Churchill’s personal correspondence to his official exchanges with kings, presidents, politicians, and military leaders.

This is more than a fantastic collection of primary source material; it is a unique online resource offering new insight into a fascinating period of our past. It also contains essays and supporting material on key topics such as Churchill and the Cold War, Churchill as Strategist in World War Two, etc.

JSTOR is a shared digital library, largely concentrating on social sciences and the humanities. It currently includes more than 1,700 academic journals, along with many other materials.

This contains:

British Education Index

The British Education Index provides information on research, policy and practice in education and training in the UK. Strengths include aspects of educational policy and administration, evaluation and assessment, technology and special educational needs. It covers all aspects of education from preschool to higher education. Sources include education and training journals, mostly published in the UK, plus books, reports, series and conference papers. International material as well as Internet documents are included.

Australian Education Index

The Australian Education Index is a comprehensive collection of educational research documents relating to educational trends, policy, and practices. The database is produced by the Cunningham Library at the Australian Council for Educational Research and is Australia's largest source of education information. Coverage includes trends and practices in teaching, learning and educational management.


This database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to education-related literature. ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.

SAGE Journals online is the delivery platform that provides online access to the full text of individual Sage Journals.

Please note, we do not have a subscription to every title on this platform.

SAGE Knowledge is a social sciences digital library with more than 2,700 titles. It includes an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more.

SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO) links over 100,000 pages of SAGE’s renowned book, journal and reference content with search and discovery tools. SRMO contains content from 600 books, dictionaries, encyclopaedias, and handbooks, the entire “Little Green Book,” and "Little Blue Book” series, two Major Works collating a selection of journal articles, and newly commissioned videos.

Alumni Group 2 online resources

1) Apply using the form above and 2) forward your "Online Journal access" (sent from From: Exeter Alumni Mail) to to be given a barcode and PIN log in

  • Link through to Group 2 online resources
  • Remember to tick the check box
  • Enter the barcode and PIN
  • Click  ‘Submit’ button

AIP Publishing is a wholly owned not-for-profit subsidiary of the American Institute of Physics (AIP). AIP Publishing’s mission is to support the charitable, scientific and educational purposes of AIP through scholarly publishing activities in the fields of the physical and related sciences on its own behalf, on behalf of Member Societies of AIP, and on behalf of other publishing partners to help them proactively advance their missions. AIP Publishing’s portfolio comprises 19 highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals, including the flagship journals Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, and The Journal of Chemical Physics, in addition to the AIP Conference Proceedings.

To access AIP from the library catalogue record click the title.

Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 146,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide and is the USA’s oldest national engineering society. Their journal titles cover every discipline within the profession and approximately 7,000 articles are added each year.

To access ASCE from the library catalogue record click the title.

Annual Reviews provides review research literature in 46 disciplines for the biomedical, life, physical and social sciences. The articles are written by leading scholars who are dedicated to helping scientists and researchers navigate the vast amount of research and data that is available to them.

To access Annual Reviews from the library catalogue record click the title.

Brill publishes over 200 journal titles in various subject fields. Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences.

To access Brill from the library catalogue record click the title.

The e-Duke Journals Scholarly Collection: Expanded provides access to 43 journals in the humanities and social sciences, including flag-ship journals such as History of Political Economy (HOPE) and Philosophical Review.

To access e-Duke from the library catalogue record click the title.

GeoScience World - a resource for research and communications in the geosciences, including abstracts & indexing from GeoRef and over 45 full-text journals.

To access GeoScience World from the library catalogue record click the title.

IOS Press publishes 111 international journals on subjects ranging from computer sciences and mathematics to medicine and the natural sciences.

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Project MUSE provides access to journals in the humanities and social sciences from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies. Subject areas include history, literature, performing arts, philosophy and religion.

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SIAM (the Society for Industrial & Applied Mathematics) publishes 16 peer-reviewed research journals. The publisher's stated mission is to build cooperation between mathematics and the worlds of science and technology through its publications, research and community.

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The Sustainable Organization Library (SOL) is an online library of around 8,000 book chapters, case studies and research papers, focused on sustainability and social responsibility. Its content is drawn from a number of partner publishers including Oxfam, Practical Action Publishing, and Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

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This contains all the journal content from Walter de Gruyter.

To access Walter de Gruyter from the library catalogue record click the title and then click the link to the online resource you want.