Databases for Development Studies

  • Additional Library resources available during the COVID-19 pandemic

    In addition to the e-content provided through the Library web site, many academic publishers are making additional e-resources available. Check this list  Library resources during COVID-19 pandemic for details. The list is being updated as more resources become available, so do check back regularly.

  • 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
    • 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.