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Partner Students International: Accessing Online Resources

What can I access?

On this page you will find access to ebook collections and databases that you can access as a partner student undertaking a DMU award.

Databases have been categorised into broad subject categories. Click on the relevant tab to see the databases available and descriptions of content.

Other free databases and repositories exist to find ebooks and ejournals. See the Free Online Resources page tab for more information.

How do I access resources?

You will be issued with a Single Sign-On Username and Password. 

These details allow you to login to the databases on this page. Some databases won't require a login. 

  • You will be assigned a P number, which acts as your username.
  • You will be assigned a default password. You should change your password as soon as possible to keep it secure.
  • It is against university regulations to share your password with anyone else. 

If you forget your password, use the password self-service portal to regain access.

Only the licenced ebook collections and databases listed on this page can be accessed by partner students, and you can make use of databases for educational purposes only. Please make sure you follow the acceptable use policy.


You will have access to the key print and online books via your institution library.

DMU can also provide access to the following ebook collections. Each collection includes ebooks across a range of subject areas

Click on the links to access and enter your single sign-on username and password

For help accessing ebooks try this guide

What is a database?

Databases are collections of journals searchable from one search box. They enable you to find good quality subject-specific research and journal articles on a topic.

  • Some are general and others have a specific subject focus
  • Some databases may also contain other types of material such as books, conference paper
  • Some will concentrate on case studies and data that may be useful for your course.

Accessing databases

Database Tutorials and Guides

Proquest Databases

Databases such as ABI/Inform, Art & Architecture Archive, Arts and Humanities Full-text, Design & Applied Arts Index are provided by Proquest and share a similar interface

EBSCO Databases

Databases such as Business Source Complete, Academic Search Premier, Art Full-Text are provided by EBSCO and share a similar interface

Emerald Database

FAME Database

Click on the Question Mark  on the front page of the database to see a guided tour of FAME.

Financial Times

Science Direct