Monthly Archives: September 2014

Congressional Record – New Database

ProQuest logoWe have purchased the Congressional Record database from ProQuest.

ProQuest Congressional is a comprehensive online collection of primary source congressional publications and legislative research materials covering all topics, including government, current events, politics, economics, business, science and technology, international relations, social issues, finance, insurance, and medicine. Finding aid for congressional hearings, committee prints, committee reports and documents from 1970-present, and the daily Congressional Record from 1985-present. Compiled legislative histories from 1969-present.

The database has been added to our A-Z list and our History A-Z list and will appear on the catalogue soon.

Further information about our databases is available from



Trial – Oxford Medicine Online E-Books


We have trial access to 3 e-books on the Oxford Medicine Online platform ending on 2nd October:

 Feedback and further info

We are interested to know what you think of these e-books or using this platform as your comments influence purchase decisions so please do fill out our feedback form.

A list of all trials currently available to University of Edinburgh staff and students can be found on our trials webpage.

Engineering Village – additional content

EV-logoWe have increased the coverage available in our Compendex and Inspec databases which are hosted on the Engineering Village platform.

Previously we only had access to the archive content of the databases, now our access is to all available records.

  • Compendex is now 1884 to the present.
  • Inspec is now 1896 to the present.


Further information about our databases is available from