This page is to help support academic staff looking to diversity their Module Resource Lists.
Sections below cover background research and discussion on the topic, along with pointers to sources of diverse materials, alternative publishers and useful networks. Library staff can offer help with locating, purchasing and making available books and other resources from specialist suppliers and publishers worldwide. If you are interested in exploring these areas with the LLC, get in touch with the Library via LLC-resources
Some key resources from the University of Dundee
Some background discussion & research
Alternative publishers, with a focus on decolonisation, and diversity in gender and sexuality
Finding authors from particular regions or institutions
Open access journal articles submitted for publication in academic journals will be indexed in databases such as Scopus, Web of Science, British Education Index, Humanities Index, the IEEE library, Pubmed, Econlit etc depending on the subject coverage of the database.. (View the University of Dundee A-Z list of subscribed databases here)
You might like to explore the Digital Commons Network https://network.bepress.com/about/
Institutional repositories - created to record the research outputs of an institution - cover research articles, theses, conference presentations, datasets public speaking events, such as those listed in the University of Dundee Institutional Repository, Discovery. They're a good way to get an overview of an Institutions output - though some repositories may be older than others. The map under Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years shows Dundee University worldwide collaborations.
The OpenDoar project lists Open access institutional repositories worldwide. (The project was created in 2005 by University of Nottingham and Lund University, funded by OSI, Jisc, SPARC Europe and CURL). Have a look at the distribution of Repositories by Country graphic from OPENDOAR.
You can search for a particular repository, or browse by country to get an overview of what's available,