DETAIL Inspiration now available!

The library is pleased to announce that we now have access to the database DETAIL Inspiration.

Over 3,600 architecture / building projects from over 30 years of DETAIL magazine are available in the database with new projects added monthly.

The database is available on the A-Z database list but if you would like to take a look now simply follow the link below and log in with your RGU username and password when prompted.

DETAIL Inspiration

And if you have any queries please contact the library at

Sage Research Methods now available

The library is pleased to announce that we now have access to the core module of Sage Research Methods.

This is a valuable resource for all your research methods questions. Access via the A-Z database list or through records on LibrarySearch. Follow the link below for a look now.

Sage Research Methods (core module)

The core module includes the books and reference material, a small number of videos, and tools such as the project planner.

Please note other modules such as cases, datasets, and most videos are not included in this subscription so after searching make sure to click “content available to me”.

New collections available on Digimap

We are pleased to announce that we now have 2 new collections available on Digimap. Joining the current collections of Ordnance Survey, Historic, Geology, Marine, Environment, Aerial and Lidar, are the Global and the Society collections.

Global provides access to global datasets, including OpenStreetMap and Natural Earth.

Society provides a wealth of census and socio-economic data for Great Britain that is layered over the ordnance survey maps.

You can access Digimap via the A-Z database list.

New Forensics eBooks available

RGU library is pleased to be announce that we have access to a new selection of eBooks for Forensic Sciences as we have updated the books we have available in the FORENSICnetBASE database.

You can access them by going to the library database list and following the link to FORENSICnetBASE.

Library Database List

Once there you can either search or browse through to take a look at the books on offer:








And if you have any queries please contact the library at


Nursing journal archive now available

RGU library is pleased to announce that we now have access to a new journal archive from the RCNi.

The collection includes journals from their start date until 2016 and covers the titles:

  • Cancer Nursing Practice – 2000 – 2016
  • Emergency Nurse – 1993 – 2016
  • Learning Disability Practice – 1998 – 2016
  • Mental Health Practice – 1997 – 2016
  • Nurse Researcher – 1994 – 2016
  • Nursing Children and Young People – 1988- 2016 (includes the journal Paediatric Nursing)
  • Nursing Management – 1994 – 2016
  • Nursing Older People – 1989 – 2016 (includes the journal Elderly Care)
  • Nursing Standard – 1987 – 2016
  • Primary Health Care – 1990 – 2016

These journals can be accessed from the database list under the title RCNi Journal Archive. Or alternatively the titles can be found individually on our main journals list which can be accessed from the library home page using the “Find a Journal” search box. Simply search for the journal title and then follow the links provided to get access to the journal contents