More library resources for Professional Services and non-academic staff

ACLS Humanities E-Book collection
Provides access to a large collection of humanities e-books which are available to download. Subject areas include Art History, Communication, European History, Film and Media, Literature, Music, Philosophy,

Box of Broadcasts
BoB provides on demand TV and radio services for UK education; staff and students can record programmes from over 65 channels and search the extensive archive. Content from nine core channels is automatically recorded.

British newspaper archives from the British Library

Cambridge Core ebooks
Nearly 2,600 e-books covering History, Philosophy, Politics etc.

Open Book Publishers
Open Access humanities and social science academic books which can be read online, downloaded, reused or embedded for teaching.

Oxford Reference Online
Online resource which brings together full-text language and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. The Premium collection contains over 175 dictionary, language reference, quotations and subject reference works, with a range of titles covering eg media studies, philosophy, science and technology. It is fully indexed and cross-searchable.  It includes the Oxford Dictionary of English.

Project Gutenberg
The site holds over 25,000 electronic books, mostly consisting of literary works that are available in the public domain. The site also includes digitised sheet music, audio electronic books and texts in 32 different languages.

Springer e-book collection
Humanities e-book collection covering subjects such as History, Literature, Cultural and Media Studies. Our access includes 2019 and 2020 e-books, with new titles being added throughout the year. All are available for immediate download.
To access, click on the Log in tab at the top of the page and select Log in via Shibboleth. Select Imperial College London from the drop-down list of institutions.

Very Short Introductions
Includes books on archaeology, architecture, art, classical studies, history, linguistics, literature, media studies, music, performing arts, philosophy, religion and society and culture.

Newspapers and magazines

The Economist
World news, politics, business and finance. Does not include audio edition or apps.

This database provides access to 3,500 newspapers, 4,200 journals and magazines, up to 700 updated newswires (Dow Jones, Reuters, etc.), 25 million company profiles, industry profiles, quotes and charting for stocks, funds, markets, indices and currencies and the EUR-Lex Database. Library subscription does not include access to the Factiva app.

Financial Times online (
FT news and comment, FT reports & analyses and five year archive. Includes Lex column on business and finance and markets and funds data.

Harvard Business Review
Management magazine covering strategy, innovation and leadership for business and management professionals.  Available from 1922 onwards.

The New Yorker
Renowned in-depth reporting and commentary on US and international politics, business and technology, famous for its coverage of popular culture and the arts, plus award-winning fiction, poetry and cartoons.  

Times Higher Education
News and issues relating to higher education

The Vogue archive
Access the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition), from the first issue in 1892 to the current month. 

Wall Street Journal
News and analysis for the US and around the world. Includes politics, economics, markets, life and arts.