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9 titles matched your search for Title beginning with D.

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A collection of electronic books from different subject areas.
Please note: You may experience difficulties downloading books on Dawsonera if using Chrome. We therefore recommend that you download Dawsonera books via Firefox or Internet Explorer.

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DCP online (Full text)
Development control practice online
Development control practice

Comprehensive guidance on the factors involved in seeking and making decisions on planning applications in Great Britain. Includes relevant legislation, policy statements, appeal decisions and best practice. Updated weekly.

Please note that Brookes users do not have access to Mineral Planning, Planning Appeals Tracker, COMPASS online, and Waste Planning.

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DETAIL inspiration (Full text)

Full text database of projects from Detail magazine in English (1987-). Each project has been individually indexed and the records provide a brief description, reference images, PDF and link to the relevant company website. The smart indexing enables you to search for projects by keyword and/or browse by : building type, construction, material, topic, issue no., location, build year.

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Dictionary of national biography (Full Text)
Oxford dictionary of national biography

An illustrated collection of articles providing the life stories of over 55,000 people - good, bad, famous and infamous - who have shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond. It covers the lives of people from the earliest times to those who have died in recent years (check website for latest date coverage)

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Online information service on diesel engines and diesel emissions. Includes emission standards and fuel regulations, technical reports, a business directory, and careers information.

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Digimap Ordnance Survey collection (Digital map data)

Current Ordnance Survey maps and mapping data of Great Britain.

Please note: After clicking on the link below, first-time users are required to register and agree to the data licence for each Collection before access.

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Digital Library (Abstract/Index & Full Text)
ACM Digital Library

Full text of every article ever published by ACM and bibliographic citations from major publishers in computing.

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Digital tutors
Continued by: Pluralsight

Digital Tutors is an online video-based training and tutorial library for CG, 3D, animation and VFX. To access Digital Tutors you must create a personal account using your Oxford Brookes email address as your username.

Create a personal account. - first time users will need to register with an Oxford Brookes email address.

Connect to Digital Tutors.- five staff/students can access Digital Tutors at any one time. Any extra staff/students attempting to access the resource will be put in a 'Waiting room' until a place becomes available.

Directory of open access journals (Full text)

The directory contains information about more than 1400 open access journals, i.e. quality controlled scientific and scholarly electronic journals that are freely available on the web.

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Freely available on and off-campus: no password required

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