Databases for Development Studies

  • Use these databases to find journal articles and reports for Development Studies

    • Academic search complete A multi-disciplinary database, including the full text of many journal articles
    • Best practices database Full text UNCHS reports of projects tackling urban problems.
    • Business source complete Full text of more than 2000 journals in business, management and economics . Includes country profiles.
    • Factiva International news database, including sources from 152 countries in 22 languages.
    • IBSS International Bibliography of the Social Sciences An index to books and journals in the social sciences, including sociology, politics, economics and anthropology
    • Lawtel Includes a human rights section with full text case law from the European Court of Human Rights, summaries of journal articles and legislation.
    • PsycInfo An index to books, journals and dissertations in psychology
    • Sociological abstracts An index to the literature of sociology, political theory and social anthropology
    • Web of science Citation indexes in Science, Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities. (Limit search to the Social Sciences index)
    • Zetoc: electronic table of contents from the British Library An index to journals and conference proceedings held at the British Library.