Individual subscription databases

Databases subscribed to by university libraries are licensed to the institution. The subscription fee will reflect the many thousands of users within the institution. The databases will be configured to allow access to the authorised users of that institution.

Some databases however are licenced to individuals.


JSTOR is an online research and teaching platform that helps people discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content in a trusted digital archive. JSTOR provides a growing number of access options for individual researchers.


Located in downtown Chicago, Questia is an online research and paper writing resource. Since its founding in 1998, Questia has helped students find and cite high-quality, scholarly research, with an emphasis on subjects related to the humanities and social sciences. Subscription Information.