Resources from SUTD Library

eBooks
Here are some of the books available in SUTD's Library.

eResources
Lynda.com provides a vast online library of instructional videos covering the latest software, creative, and business skills. Taught by accomplished teachers and recognized industry experts, lynda.com is a high-quality resource for students and staff looking to develop skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, project management, social media, and a wide range of other topics. Please create a profile when you first login using your given SUTD email address. This will enable you to keep track of your learning, make personal notes as well as to be able to access Lynda.com anywhere, anytime off campus.

The New York Times online edition is a multi-platform news tool that provides full access to New York Times and International New York Times content, including breaking news, multimedia, reviews and opinion, blogs, videos and more. NYTimes.com is updated 24/7 with corresponding time stamps. From the home page, one can access more than 25 Times sections, including World, Politics, New York, Opinion, Business, Technology, Science, Sports, Arts, Fashion & Style, and Video. This site provides full access to New York Times articles published between 1851 through 1922, and between 1981 through current day. Access to the years 1923-1980 is limited.

Britannica Online Academic Edition, written by notable experts are authoritative resources, offering balanced, global perspectives and unique insights. This database is more than just an e-encyclopædia as it is integrated with many other research tools and reliable resources, providing users with an easy and comprehensive platform to launch their research on any topic. Britannica’s web search engine utilizes a sophisticated algorithm to improve the results of a standard Google search. Relevant magazine and journal articles, historical documents and papers, ebooks, multimedia, as well as carefully vetted external websites, are tagged to all retrieved articles and are fully accessible. Britannica Online also contains biographies and a media collection of videos and images, and includes access to World Data Analyst Online - a comprehensive database of statistics on every nation of the world. In addition, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus with audio pronunciation is embedded in the database and accessible from any word.

Web of Science is a key resource for carefully selected multidisciplinary content in social sciences, arts and humanities and science with access to Conference Proceedings Index and Book Citation Index, EndNote and Journal Citation Index. Provides abstracts and indexes to over 12,000 journals and over 148,000 conferences, workshops and seminars, dating from 1965 to the present. Find relevant results through searching across citation indexes, journal subjects, authors and institutions. Researchers can also identify who is citing the work of specific authors or titles and spot popular trends in research. It also serves as a Gateway allowing you to access full-text articles from any database we have access to.

Wiley Online Library is a journal collection that has an extensive coverage for online resources covering a wide spectrum of subjects that would be useful for research. It provides access to over 1300 journal titles in the field of Architecture and Planning, Business, Economics and Finance, Chemistry, Humanities, Lifer Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics , Physical Sciences and Engineering (e.g.Electrical & Electronics, Industrial Engineering and Material Science). Many of these titles are widely referred to from their impact factor.

Education Research Complete emphasises on curriculum instruction, administration, policy, funding and related social issues. Access to more than 1400 full text journals, 550 books and monographs and numerous education related conference papers.

The SAGE Humanities and Social Science provides access to more than 600 journals in the humanities and social sciences fields, including leading international peer-reviewed titles, many of which are ranked in the Thomson Scientific Journal Citation Reports® such as the American Sociological Review, Current Directions in Psychological Studies, Family Business Review and Journal of Management to name a few.

Sage Research Methods supports research at all levels by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process. SAGE Research Methods provides dictionary definition, case study examples from a researcher in the field, teaching datasets, full-text title from the Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences series as well as video tutorial showing research in action. SAGE Research Methods has more than 1000 books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos by world-leading academics from across the social sciences. SAGE Research Methods Cases are stories of how real research projects were conducted. The collection provides more than 500 case studies, showing the challenges and successes of doing research, written by the researchers themselves. SAGE Research Methods Datasets is a collection of teaching datasets and instructional guides that give students a chance to learn data analysis by practicing themselves.

Springer Link provides access to more than 1200 peer reviewed current and archival journals and over 60,000 eBooks in the fields of Business and Economics, Chemistry and Materials Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics, as well as Humanities, Social Sciences & Law. Full-text coverage of the journal articles extend from all available backfiles to the latest published ahead of print.

Taylor and Francis Online database provides access to over 1,400 peer-reviewed journals on a vast array of topics, including mathematics and statistics, humanities, engineering and technology, the physical sciences, and the built environment. The subscription includes access to all current content, plus a backfile stretching back to 1997 where available. Database features such as graphical abstracts and first page preview help to highlight the relevance of an article, and links to what others have read help facilitate strategic researching. Pair your mobile device to enable instant on-the-move access to the database and stay up-to-date with the latest research developments via a suite of alerting services.

World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is an open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products, the OKR allows anyone to use, reuse, distribute, and build upon the Bank’s published work, even commercially, as long as the Bank is given credit for the original creation. The repository contains thousands of works, including books, journal articles, independent evaluation studies, and policy research working papers. Topics covered include energy, communities and human settlements, information and communication technologies, infrastructure, and rural and urban development.

Britannica Image Quest offers over 2 million easy-to-use, high-quality images from more than 50 international collections, including the British Library, Getty, Oxford Scientific and National Geographic Society. A broad range of subjects is covered, including architecture and design, industry and production, the sciences, environment and ecology, and commercial design. All images have been rights-cleared for non-commercial and educational use, so they can be used for school projects without fear of copyright infringement.