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ABI/INFORM is a comprehensive business database covering business & economic conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques, as well as competitive and product information. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.
ProQuest Central provides one-stop access to a wide range of popular academic subjects. It is is an extensive general reference resource, encompassing more than 160 subjects, with reliable and authoritative information from around the world. Content is aggregated from journals, newspapers, as well as from industry reports and company profiles.
Previously known as "Academic Search Premier". Academic Search Complete is an excellent source of scholarly journals in all academic disciplines. This multi-disciplinary database from EbscoHost covers engineering, language and linguistics, education, history, arts and literature, biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion and theology.
This online encyclopedia gives access to all the articles, fully illustrated, from the latest edition of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, Research Updates from the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks, thousands of illustrations, and the latest Science News® headlines, biographies, and more.
The ACM Digital Library is a vast collection of citations and full text from the Association for Computing Machinery, including journal and newsletter articles and conference proceedings. Topics include cognitive and computer science, informatics, artificial intelligence and mathematics.
ACS Journals provide online access to the full-text of more than 45 journals published by the American Chemical Society including: Journal of the American Chemical Society, Environmental Science & Technology, Chemical Reviews and Journal of Organic Chemistry.
Full text of 7 American Economic Association journals: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, American Economic Review, Journal of Economic Literature, and Journal of Economic Perspectives.
Leading international physics research journals from the American Physical Society. Subscription includes the APS journals: Physical Review Letters, Physical Review, and Reviews of Modern Physics.
Academic journals, trade publications, conference papers, industry profiles, and more that are published in or pertain specifically to the Arab World. The comprehensive database covers a diverse range of disciplines including Art, Business, Law, Politics, Religion and more.
Previously known as "Art Source". Covers a broad range of related subjects from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. Full text and detailed indexing and abstracts for many leading academic journals, magazines and trade publications. Strong international coverage, including periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish and Dutch.
The ARTstor Digital Library provides more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research.
American Society of Civil Engineers Library is a comprehensive online tool for locating articles of interest across all disciplines of civil engineering. The Library provides access to more than 86,000 full-text papers from ASCE Journals.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers Digital Library is ASME's primary repository of current and archival literature featuring ASME's Transaction Journals from 1980 to the present.
Indexes international journals in architecture, interior design, city planning, archaeology, and historic preservation. The index covers international, scholarly and popular periodical literature, including publications of professional associations, U.S. state and regional periodicals, and major serial publications on the architecture and design of Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia.
Previously known as "Business Source Premier". Designed specifically for business schools and libraries, contains full text scholarly journals and business periodicals covering management, economics, finance, and international business. Additional full text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, Datamonitor/Marketline reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.
Since its founding as a monthly collection of recommended titles more than 50 years ago, Choice has become the go-to source for librarians seeking worthwhile new titles for their collection. The publication offers 600 reviews every month, identifying the best new books and digital content in academia.
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. The subscription features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; articles published since September 1989; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as an online CV's, salary databases, and more.
Offers coverage of journal titles in areas related to communication and mass media. Major areas of coverage include: Communications, Mass Media, Journalism, Television, Radio, Newspaper Publishing, Speech, Broadcasting, Communication Theory and Advertising.
Compendex is the most comprehensive bibliographic database of scientific and technical engineering research available, covering all engineering disciplines. Subjects include: civil, energy, environmental, geological, and biological engineering; electrical, electronics, and control engineering; chemical, mining, metals, and fuel engineering; mechanical, automotive, nuclear, and aerospace engineering; computers, robotics, and industrial robots.
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Simple bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637. Abstracts are provided in English providing greater discoverability of foreign language works.
The aim of the Directory of Open Access Journals is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content.
The Statistics Center undertakes statistical activities, carrying out the general census of population, and the count of housing and establishments. The Statistics Centre conducts economic and social statistical surveys and publishes statistical books and bulletins, for the Emirate of Dubai as a whole.
EBSCOhost offers a broad range of full text and bibliographic databases and provides access to Academic Search Complete, Business Source Complete, Art & Architecture Source, Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals, Communication & Mass Media Complete, Regional Business News, Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, GreenFILE and PsycINFO.
EconLit, published by the American Economic Association, provides bibliographic coverage of a wide range of economics-related literature. EconLit covers both economic theory and application.
The EIU database provides the Country Report for the UAE with in-depth analysis of political and economic trends. Also includes the latest analysis from ViewsWire and historic (1996-2008) Country Profiles for Bahrain, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.
EDUCAUSE is a higher education technology association and the largest community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education. EDUCAUSE programs and resources include professional development activities; print and electronic publications, including books, and EDUCAUSE Review, our flagship magazine; advocacy; teaching and learning initiatives; data, research, and analytics; special interest communities; awards; and extensive online information services. AUS members can create a personal account to access features like the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) and the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) Resources.
Compendex is the most comprehensive bibliographic database of scientific and technical engineering research available, covering all engineering disciplines. Subjects include: civil, energy, environmental, geological, and biological engineering; electrical, electronics, and control engineering; chemical, mining, metals, and fuel engineering; mechanical, automotive, nuclear, and aerospace engineering; computers, robotics, and industrial robots.
Thomson Reuters Eikon provides easy access to trusted news, data, and analytics, all filtered by relevance to your exact needs, and displayed in a highly visual way that's easy to grasp and act on. Eikon can only be accessed at the workstation next to the Library Help Desk on the ground floor of the library, please see a member of the library staff for assistance.
Emerald Journals provides comprehensive coverage across all management disciplines. Subject coverage spans a spectrum of management disciplines including: strategy; leadership; library and information management; marketing and human resource management; plus a substantial number of engineering titles.
Online and multimedia version of Encyclopædia Britannica, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Thesaurus, and Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Quotations. Also included are the World Atlas, and World Data Analyst Online, a program with current and historical statistics on 217 countries of the world which makes for easy historical and cross-national comparisons.
Encyclopedia of Aesthetics is the most substantial English-language reference work devoted solely to the exploration of this subject. This encyclopedia surveys the full breadth of critical thought on art, culture, and society; it is a comprehensive survey of major concepts, thinkers, and debates about the meaning, uses, and value of all the arts from painting and sculpture to literature, music, theater, dance, television, film, and popular culture.
Presents information on the "state of our knowledge of the Islamic World from religion and history to politics and culture." Includes articles on Muslims of every age and land, on tribes and dynasties, on the crafts and sciences, on political and religious institutions, on the geography, ethnography of the various countries and on the history, topography and monuments of the major towns and cities. Its scope encompasses the old Arabo-Islamic empire, the Islamic countries of Iran, Central Asia, the Indian sub-continent and Indonesia, the Ottoman Empire and all other Islamic countries.
The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL) is a comprehensive online resource containing over 1600 peer-reviewed articles on every aspect of public international law. Published in partnership with the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law.
The Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures Online is an interdisciplinary, trans-historical, and global project embracing women and Islamic cultures in every region where there have been significant Muslim populations. It aims to cover every topic for which there is significant research, examining these regions from the period just before the rise of Islam to the present. The Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures Online crosses history, geographic borders and disciplines to create a groundbreaking reference work reflecting the very latest research on gender studies and the Islamic world.
EndNote Web delivers tools to: search online resources, save ISI Web of KnowledgeSM records directly to an online library, collect and organize references, format citations and footnotes, or create a bibliography.
The English Short-Title Catalog (ESTC) is a vast database designed to include a bibliographic record, with holdings, of every surviving copy of letterpress produced in Great Britain or any of its dependencies, in any language, worldwide, from 1473-1800.
ERIC provides access to educational literature and resources including access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.
An authoritative and structured factual reference system on international relations and security trends. It contains high-quality, up-to-date and clearly documented information in areas such as conflicts, arms transfers and military expenditure, hard facts on states and international organizations, economic and social statistics and chronologies. Contains: Facts on International Relations and Security Trends, SIPRI data on military expenditure, database on national export control systems, and Educational Module on Chemical and Biological Weapons (CBW) Non-proliferation.
The UAE's Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority prepares, analyses and compiles national data and statistics across economic, social and demographic sectors.
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Google Scholar helps you identify the most relevant research across the world of scholarly research.
Grove Art Online contains the entire text of The Dictionary of Art, and The Oxford Companion to Western Art with ongoing additions of new and updated articles, over 3,000 thumbnail art images and line drawings displayed in the text of articles, as well as extensive image links.
Grove Music Online provides comprehensive and authoritative coverage of all aspects of music worldwide, from its early beginnings to the present day. Includes access to multiple music reference resources including Grove Music Online, the Oxford Companion to Music (revised 2011), and the Oxford Dictionary of Music, 2nd edition (revised 2006), which supplements Grove's more-extensive articles.
Contains GCC Statistical Bulletin.
Human Rights Watch is a leading independent organization dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. Publishes the annual Human Rights Watch Annual Reports, as well as reports on specific regions, topics and human rights issues.
IEEE Xplore provides access to the AbstractPlus records and full text published since 1998 from IEEE journals, transactions, and magazines and full-text online access to conference proceedings from over 1,200 current IEEE conferences with a backfile to 2005.
IFS is the International Monetary Fund's principal statistical publication and is the standard source for all aspects of international and domestic finance. It reports, for most countries, time series data on exchange rates, balance of payments, international liquidity, money and banking, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, national accounts and population.
The International Monetary Fund publishes a range of time series data on IMF lending, exchange rates and other economic and financial indicators. IMF's statistical databases include International Financial Statistics, Balance of Payment Statistics, Government Finance Statistics, and Direction of Trade Statistics.
Journal Citation Reports from Web of Science is a comprehensive and unique resource that allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from scholarly and technical journals. Journal Citation Reports can show you the most frequently cited journals in a field, highest impact journals in a field and largest journals in a field.
JSTOR is an online archive of core scholarly journals and books in a wide variety of disciplines. It provides full text articles in back issues of journals from the earliest issues to within a few years of current publication, as well as book chapters. Please note that the current volume of a journal is NOT available on JSTOR; the latest volume available on JSTOR is usually 3-5 years old.
An interdisciplinary, full-text database including newspapers, journals, wire services, newsletters, company reports and SEC filings, case law, government documents, transcripts of broadcasts, and selected reference works. Provides links to information sources in news, business, legal, medical, and general reference.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts,(LISTA) indexes periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
Masterplots analyzes the most important works in all genres -long fiction, short fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction throughout history and around the world, helping to define and critique the literary canon.
Offers reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature dating back to the early 1800s.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
The MLA International Bibliography is a subject index that includes books (and chapters in books), journal articles, conference papers, and dissertations on criticism, drama, languages, linguistics, general and comparative literature and of all modern languages and literatures.
Naxos Music Library is the world's largest online classical music library. The library offers the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues plus the complete catalogues or selected titles from classical, jazz and world music labels with more labels joining every month. Classic pop and rock music as well as Chinese orchestral music are also represented.
Access to the initial reports and findings of scientific papers from the National Bureau of Economic Research. Reports concentrate on four types of empirical research: developing new statistical measurements, estimating quantitative models of economic behavior, assessing the economic effects of public policies, and projecting the effects of alternative policy proposals.
Authoritative and comprehensive record of the English language, tracing the evolution and use of words. Guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context is a one-stop source for information on today's hottest social issues. Opposing Viewpoints features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites.
Oxford Art Online offers the ability to access and search the vast content of Grove Art Online and other Oxford art reference in one location. Users can also choose to view biographies, subject entries, or images when searching or browsing.
The Oxford Companion to Western Art contains more than 2,600 entries, and provides discriminating and reliable coverage of over 1,700 artists and their work. Articles give fresh treatment to topics of contemporary interest, including art movements, theory, and criticism. In addition to thorough regional and cultural surveys, this publication lists all relevant museums and galleries under the city of their location, such as Barcelona and Moscow.
Arabic Oxford Dictionaries is a dictionary of Modern Standard Arabic and English. The dictionary focuses on language as it's used today. Regular content updates ensure that the dictionary remains up-to-date.
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms provides 1,800 entries on art terms, critical periods, and styles in the visual arts. The quick reference format includes materials, techniques, and foreign terms essential for navigating the current visual climate. Featuring clear definitions of movements and media, from Baroque to Minimalism, aquatint to raku, and canvas to Venetian glass, this publication provides succinct and accessible explanations of art terms.
Scholarly coverage of all major fields and sub-fields of contemporary research into Classical and ancient Mediterranean culture. Covers Greco-Roman language, literature, history, religion and philosophy as well as the dynamic growth areas of research, especially in material culture, epigraphy and papyrology, art and architecture, the sciences, engineering and technology, reception studies, and gender studies.
Review essays that evaluate the current thinking on a field or topic, and make an original argument about the future direction of the debate. The history volumes range chronologically from medieval times to the Cold War; regionally from the Americas to China; topically through race, religions, and gender to food; methodologically from oral history to environmental.
Essays on most aspects of poetry, prose, verse, and drama in English. The chronological range extends from around 1300 to the present day. Essays represent a variety of critical approaches (historical, formalist, theoretical), and seek to combine original scholarship with authoritative introductions to the topic.
Oxford Music Online provides comprehensive and authoritative coverage of all aspects of music worldwide, from its early beginnings to the present day. Includes access to multiple music reference resources including Grove Music Online, the Oxford Companion to Music (revised 2011), and the Oxford Dictionary of Music, 2nd edition (revised 2006), which supplements Grove's more-extensive articles.
PWT version 8.0 is a database with information on relative levels of income, output, inputs and productivity, covering 167 countries between 1950 and 2011.
Comprehensive global source of funding opportunities, covering over 11,500 sponsors both national and international. You must login to use Pivot. First time users, go to Sign up and enter your details. You must register with your AUS email and select American University of Sharjah as the Affliated Membership institution. Provided by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies.
Project Gutenberg is a volunteer effort to digitize, archive, and distribute cultural works. You will find the classic books from the start of this century and previous centuries, and other works that are not protected by copyright.
This database brings together global scholarly journals with other key resources for access to reliable information in this continuously evolving area of study. Quickly locate precise results from sources ranging from current news to professional and academic journal articles covering the trends and history influencing important accounting, tax, banking, and financial issues of the day.
This database provides information pertinent to the study of business and finance topics across Asia and Europe, including academic journals, newspapers, newswires, and magazines. Find information on companies, economies, markets, international trade, and overall business conditions and practices throughout these regions.
Vocational and technical periodicals covering all aspects of the Vo/Tech curriculum. Access the database to research virtually any career, including computer science, health care, accounting, graphic design, photography, and nursing.
Proquest Central is an extensive general reference resource, encompassing more than 160 subjects, with reliable and authoritative information from around the world. Content is aggregated from journals, newspapers, as well as from industry reports and company profiles.
Top computing journals for research on subjects such as database design, software development, web commerce, LANs, WANs, Intranets, the Internet. The database includes around 450 titles, with over 350 available in full text.
ProQuest Ebook Central (formerly Ebrary) is a collection of thousands of online full text books in a variety of subject areas. Full text content can be viewed and searched online. You can browse ebooks by subject and search by keywords across the collection. Ebook Central covers academic disciplines including business and economics, computers, technology and engineering, humanities, life and physical science, and social and behavioral sciences.
Contains more than 900 titles on education including primary, secondary, and university-level topics with nearly 600 in full-text. Covers not only the literature on primary, secondary, and higher education but also special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.
Search periodicals on health subjects such as medical conditions, substance abuse, insurance, health policy, and more. Covers clinical and biomedical, consumer health, health administration.
ProQuest Religion covers formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspectives of many, worldwide religions. In addition, there are many titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations. The database has more than 150 journals, with most of them available with full-text.
ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to a wide range of popular academic subjects. The database includes more than 5,000 titles--over 3,500 in full text--from 1971 forward. It features a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.
Search full text and images for the leading periodicals in science and technology. Subject coverage includes computers, engineering, physics, telecommunications, and transportation. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Database features over 1,145 titles—with more than 965 available in full text.
Search full-text periodicals covering the social sciences. Provides information on hundreds of topics, including: Addiction studies, Urban studies, Family studies, and International relations. The database includes over 570 titles, with more than 340 available in full text.
Full-text for top telecommunications industry publications. Includes magazines, journals and newsletters for the latest industry news. The database includes over 140 titles, with more than 115 available in full text.
PsycARTICLES offers the full text of more than 100 journals in behavioral science and related fields, including all American Psychological Association (APA) published journals plus those from the Canadian Psychological Association and English-language journals from Hogrefe Publishing Group. Complete coverage of all subject areas relevant to psychological science.
The PsycINFO database, American Psychological Association's (APA) renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health.
The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) database of citations and abstracts in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care systems, and preclinical sciences.
PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.
Regional Business News incorporates local business journals, newspapers and newswires.
Research Professional is an online database of research funding opportunities and a source of international research policy and practice news. Provided by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies.
Science is one of the world's leading outlets for scientific news, commentary, and cutting-edge research. Science Online provides the full text of the journal's news stories, research reports, and commentary articles in a searchable database, enhanced by additional information, links, multimedia, and user services, as well as a database of scientific-product information.
Science Citation Index Expanded from Web of Science is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the sciences. It fully indexes major journals across 150 scientific disciplines and includes all cited references captured from indexed articles.
ScienceDirect's extensive full text database covers authoritative titles from the core scientific literature. Coverage includes strong content in the health, life, physical, and social sciences.
SciFinder Scholar is a research discovery tool that allows college students and faculty to explore the CAS databases containing a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, material science, agricultural science, and more. Users must now register online using their AUS email ID before they can access the web version of SciFinder Scholar. To use CASDraw to draw compounds when searching via Explore Substances or Explore Reactions please use NOTE: This link is for on-campus use only.
Scopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.
The Social Sciences Citation Index from Web of Science is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the social sciences. It fully indexes journals across 50 social sciences disciplines and includes all cited references captured from indexed articles.
Ulrichsweb is an easy to search source of detailed information on more than 300,000 periodicals (also called serials) of all types. Includes links to journals available from the AUS Library and to Journal Citation Index.
UNdata allows searching and downloading a variety of statistical resources and data series from statistical databases provided by the UN System. Covers: Education, Employment, Energy, Environment, Food and Agriculture, Health, Human Development, Industry, Information and Communication Technology, National Accounts, Population, Refugees, Trade and Tourism.
Global and internationally comparable statistics on education, science, technology, culture and communication.
Listing of statistical websites around the world from International Statistical Agencies.
Web of Science is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the sciences and social sciences. Web of Science includes all cited references captured from indexed articles.
World Bank Data provides direct access to more than 1,200 indicators, covering 209 countries. Included are the World Development Indicators (WDI), Global Development Finance (GDF), Africa Development Indicators (ADI) and Global Economic Monitor (GEM).

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