The Making of the Modern World, Parts I and II, documents the dynamics of Western trade and wealth that shaped the world from the last half of the 15th century into the beginning of the 20th century. It offers new ways of understanding the expansion of world trade, the Industrial Revolution and the development of modern capitalism. The collection provides full-text searching of an abundance of rare books and primary source materials, including: Monographs; Serials; Political pamphlets and broadsides; Government publications; Proclamations; a wide range of Ephemera; and more.
MarketLine Advantage is an interactive platform providing access to a unique mix of company, industry, country and financial data for every major marketplace in the world. From Aerospace and Automotive to Media, Mining and Textiles, MarketLine covers every major industry in every major marketplace, worldwide.
NBER is the United State's leading nonprofit economic research organization. The National Bureau of Economic Research associates concentrate on four types of empirical research: developing new statistical measurements, estimating quantitative models of economic behavior, assessing the effects of public policies on the U.S. economy, and projecting the effects of alternative policy proposals.
OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. OECD iLibrary also contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF).
Orbis contains comprehensive information on companies worldwide. You can use it to research individual companies, search for companies with specific profiles, to analyse a group of companies and to export relevant company data into another package.
This database provides succinct analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance. It evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social and economic framework. Additionally, it contains objective, multi-disciplinary articles compiled by an extensive international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities around the world, as well as think-tanks and institutes of international standing. This is a component of ProQuest's Business Market Research Collection.
InteLex Corporation's Past Masters series encompasses the world's largest collection of full text electronic editions in philosophy. The series also includes significant collections in political thought, religious studies, sociology, the history of science, economics, and classics. The collection contains definitive editions of the full corpora of the seminal figures in the history of the humanities, including published and unpublished works, articles and essays, reviews and correspondence. The Library has access to selected titles.
Please note PERIND is no longer updated. PERIND will remain available on Informit as an archive database. Periodicals Index (PERIND), produced by the National University of Singapore Library, is a bibliographic database that indexes articles on Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei and ASEAN (as an entity).
The Peter Lang Academic Publishing Group specializes in the humanities and social sciences, covering the complete publication spectrum from monographs to student textbooks. Disciplines include Art, Economics and Management, Education, English Language and Literature, Film and Performance Studies, German Language and Literature, History, International Law, Linguistics, Media and Communication, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Romance Languages and Literature, Sociology and Theology. The Library has access to all English language titles on a trial basis until December 2019.
Research Professional is an online database of research funding opportunities and a source of international research policy and practice news. Member institutions are free to browse the content of the site, create customised searches and share information with colleagues. Information needed to get started can be found in the 'Help Topics' section.
Research Starters - Business provides business students with a solid foundation for their research and assignments, as well as overview information on topics relevant to their studies. Comprehensive summaries of discipline-specific topics help students to grasp the broad outlines of a subject, realize its real world applications, critically engage it, and locate sources for advanced research. Articles average 3,000 words, providing concise yet more in-depth content than most textbook or encyclopedia entries.
Risk Journals deliver peer-reviewed research covering financial risk topics such as credit risk, operational risk, investment strategies, commodities, infrastructures, derivatives, regulation and more. The journals provide financial professionals such as analysts, traders and regulators with financial models to manage daily activities as well as providing academics with the latest research.
Scopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific 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 Statistical Database System (SDBS) is the Asian Development Bank's central statistical database that stores macro-economic and social data of its developing member countries (DMCs). The SDBS data come from statistical contacts that are mostly national statistics offices and central banks of the DMCs. SDBS also store data from other international organizations' databases and websites.
Tax Notes International is a collection of publications by Tax Analysts, a non-profit tax publisher. The database provides access to up-to-date news and analysis on International taxation in over 180 different nations. The service includes a database of Worldwide Tax Treaties, Tax Notes International & Worldwide Tax Daily.
The University of Chicago Press publishes journals which present original research from international scholars in the social sciences, humanities, education, biological and medical sciences, and physical sciences.
VALISE - Victorian Audit Library Information Service Database covers auditing, public finance and public administration and is produced by the Victorian Auditor-General's Office. It covers the period from 1988 to present.
WARC is an online service offering advertising best practice, evidence and insights from the world's leading brands. WARC also publishes leading journals including Admap, Market Leader, the Journal of Advertising Research and the International Journal of Market Research. In addition to its own content, WARC features advertising case studies and best practices from more than 50 respected industry sources, including: The Advertising Research Foundation, Cannes Lions, Effie Worldwide, Association of National Advertisers, ESOMAR, 4A's, The IPA and DMA.
The What is... ? series of books is intended to demystify some of the terminology, techniques and practices used to assess and act upon clinical and economic evidence in healthcare. It contains a range of titles covering: health economics, statistics, evidence-based medicine, the NHS, and health technology assessment.
The World Bank eLibrary is one of the most comprehensive collections in the area of international development, including social, human, and economic development. It contains country and regional data from World Development Indicators along with books, flagship reports, working papers and journals published by the World Bank. The eLibrary offers a number of value-added functionality for easier discovery, access, and use of World Bank publications and research.
The World Bank collection of development indicators are compiled from officially-recognized international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates.
The comprehensive, newly-expanded World Who's Who brings together current and hard-to-find biographical information on more than 60,000 of the most gifted, famous and influential men and women in all fields.
Zentralblatt MATH (zbMATH) is the world’s most comprehensive and longest running abstracting and reviewing service in pure and applied mathematics. The zbMATH database contains more than 3 million bibliographic entries with reviews or abstracts currently drawn from more than 3,000 journals and serials, and 170,000 books. The coverage starts in 1826 and is complete from 1868 to the present by the integration of the “Jahrbuch über die Fortschritte der Mathematik” database.