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اکانت دانشگاه Zayed امارات با دسترسی به بیش از 148 هزار کتاب علمی موجود در دیتابیس EBL دسترسی به 4600 کتاب عربی دیتابیس EBSCO دسترسی به 190 پایگاه اطلاعاتی علمی مورد استفاده پژوهشگران، اساتید و دانشجویان Library: http://zu.ac.ae/main/en/library/index.aspx Databases: http://zu.libguides.com/az.php :Databases List 189 Databases found A ABI/INFORM Collection (ProQuest) This link opens in a new window Includes in-depth coverage for over 3,040 publications, with more than 2,060 available in full text. Users can find out about business conditions, management techniques, business trends, management practice and theory, corporate strategy and tactics, and competitive landscape. Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new window Popular Includes: social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics,arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection Search essential banking industry publications providing information about the financial services industry, banking, and industry trends. ACM Digital Library Computer Science Bibliographic collection from major publishers in computing with over 750,000 entries Al Manhal AlManhal is the leading Arabic electronic content service provider. It includes full-text of peer-reviewed and copyright protected Arabic publications, some of which are available in English and French. Anthropology Plus As a compilation of the Royal Anthropological Institute’s Anthropological Index and Harvard University's Anthropological Literature databases, Anthropology Plus is the world’s most comprehensive index covering the fields of anthropology, archaeology, and related interdisciplinary research. This database offers worldwide indexing of journals from the early 19th century to today, providing extensive indexing of journal articles, reports, and commentaries. Applied Science & Technology Source Ultimate This link opens in a new window This database offers a diverse array of full-text and indexed content that covers the full spectrum of the applied sciences and computing disciplines—from acoustics to aeronautics, and neural networks to nuclear engineering. Arab World Research Source This link opens in a new window This is a full text database that covers Arabic Studies, Middle Eastern Studies and Islamic Studies. It has over 85 full text titles in Arabic and goes back to 1990. Covering many major subject disciplines, it offers academic journals, magazines, trade publications, conference papers and industry profiles that are published in or pertain specifically to the Arab World. Arabic Collection: Ebsco eBook This link opens in a new window The eBook Arabic Collection features over 1,000 customized, multi-disciplinary Arabic titles providing education content in several key academic disciplines. Subjects include: Architecture, Art, Biography, Business & Management, Child Development, Education, Medicine, Social Sciences, Humanities, Islamic Studies, Education, History, Law, Music, Religion, Political Science, Technology, and Engineering. Archives Unbound This link opens in a new window Gale Search Portal for these digital collections: - The Middle East Online: Arab-Israeli Relations, 1917-1970 - The Middle East Online: Iraq, 1914-1974 - U.S. Operations Mission to Saudi Arabia, 1950-1955: Correspondence and Subject Files of the Office of the Director Art & Architecture Source This link opens in a new window Art Source covers a broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. Providing over 600 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and a collection of over 63,0000 images, it is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students and general researchers. Artemis Primary Sources (Gale Cengage search portal) This link opens in a new window Artemis Primary Sources allows researchers to uncover primary source documents in archives where they may not have thought to look, greatly enhancing their research experience. By building a seamless research environment for multiple collections, Gale is creating the largest digital humanities and social sciences collection in the world. Arts & Humanities Database This link opens in a new window New This full-text journal database contains titles, which include both scholarly peer-reviewed journals and selected trade and consumer titles relevant to applied arts and cultural studies. The contents reflect the full interdisciplinarity of contemporary study in the arts and humanities, with the inclusion of selected titles from related fields that are also covered by these indexes, such as ethnic and area studies, politics, economics and women's studies. Artstor This link opens in a new window The Artstor Digital Library is a nonprofit resource that provides over 1.6 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. Asian & European Business Collection This link opens in a new window Find the latest European business and financial information. Includes quality resources such as The Economist, Fortune, European Business Journal, and many more. Asian Business and Reference (ProQuest) This link opens in a new window This database focuses on business and financial news from the eastern hemisphere. It covers Asian business and financial information from key international publications AskZad This link opens in a new window AskZad contains scans of original articles going as far back as 1823. AskZad's diverse collection includes published content from the Middle East in Arabic as well as Arabic content worldwide. The majority of AskZad's content is in Arabic but content in English, French and German is also available. Associated Press Collections Online This link opens in a new window Associated Press Collections Online gives insight into major events, people and trends from the mid-1800s through the twentieth century from the Associated Press Corporate Archive. Collections may include: original wire copy, personal papers, AP style books, internal publications, and more. ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials This link opens in a new window The ATLA Religion Database includes more than 620,000 article citations from more than 1,746 journals (575 currently indexed), more than 250,000 essay citations from over 18,000 multi-author works, more than 570,000 book review citations, and a growing number of multimedia citations. In ATLASerials, full text is provided for more than 380,000 electronic articles and book reviews. This database is produced by the American Theological Library Association. Australia & New Zealand Database This link opens in a new window This database contains ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in Australia and New Zealand. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities. B Bankscope This link opens in a new window Comprehensive world banking information database. Includes bank and country ratings, annual accounts, shareholders and subsidiaries, ratios and peer group information, and mergers and acquisitions information. Biology Database (ProQuest) This link opens in a new window This database contains information in biological chemistry, biophysics, botany, environmental studies, microbiology and zoology. Bloomsbury Design Library This link opens in a new window Trial Trial ends on October 6, 2017. A rich and comprehensive online resource that offers unrivalled coverage of design and crafts worldwide, from 1500 BCE to the present day. This database includes authoritative reference works featuring over 1700 articles, eBooks in design and craft studies, 100 Design Pages providing essential details and links to further reading by key figures and an interactive timeline that provides a richly illustrated overview of global design and crafts history. BrainPOP This link opens in a new window A password is required for access. Please contact the LC or your instructor for user name and password. BrainPOP movies (http://www.brainpop.com) cover everything from the Underground Railroad to the atomic model to Shakespeare. Enrichment materials like interactive quizzes, experiments and creative activities supplement each one. Our ever-expanding library currently consists of more than 650 movies for grades 3-12. BrainPopESL This link opens in a new window A password is required for access. Please contact the LC or your instructor for user name and password. BrainPOP ESL is a comprehensive English language learning program that uses highly engaging animated movies to model conversational English while seamlessly introducing grammar concepts and vocabulary words. The movies are leveled, with each new movie and associated features building upon earlier ones. British House of Commons Parliamentary Papers: 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st Centuries This link opens in a new window These 4 databases combine to provide access to the British House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, These collections empower researchers to explore the British perspective on historical and contemporary events through a vast and authoritative archive of official government documents spanning three centuries. Researchers can seamlessly access the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st century papers, and the Hansard parliamentary debates, via a single interface, cross-searching across topics to see how issues were explored and legislation formed. Business Market Research Collection This link opens in a new window New This collection allows users to conduct company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research with information from these sources: Hoover's Company Profiles - covering 40,000 global public and non-public companies including financials, competitors, officers, and more; OxResearch - succinct articles covering regional economic and political developments of significance; US and Worldwide Industry & Market Reports from Barnes Reports - covering global industries in depth; and Snapshots - market research overviews on 40+ industries and 40 countries. Business Source Complete (EbscoHost) This link opens in a new window Business Source Complete is a full text business database, providing full text for over 10,000 scholarly business journals, including more than 1,150 peer-reviewed business publications. C Cabell's Directories This link opens in a new window Includes Cabell's Business and Educational Directories. Cambridge Archive Editions from Eastview This link opens in a new window ZU has purchased select titles of key British archival documents from the 18th – 20th centuries from the series Cambridge Archive Editions, with digital access through Eastview. This resource contains thousands of digitized pages of historically authentic facsimile documents, as well as numerous maps, on the national heritage and political development of many countries in the Middle East. Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database This link opens in a new window This database combines full text and indexed content from all four subsets (Business, Current Events, Education, and Reference). The content comes from a broad range of Canadian sources, with the majority of content in English and hundreds of thousands of full-text articles in French. The resource includes millions of full-text articles and records from 1933 to current, providing an ideal research environment for those interested in Canadian current events, business, science and technology, medical, humanities and the arts, and hundreds of topics. Canadian Newsstream This link opens in a new window Canadian Newsstand Complete contains the fulltext of 190 Canadian newspapers. Career and Technical Education (ProQuest) This link opens in a new window Search vocational and technical periodicals covering all aspects of the Vo/Tech curriculum. CBCA Complete (ProQuest) This link opens in a new window Canada Business & Current Affairs Complete contains the fulltext of over 600 titles to scholarly journals, trade publications books, magazines, dissertations and newspapers. Choice Reviews Online Library Staff Use: Provides Web access to the database of CHOICE Reviews published since September 1988. Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900 This link opens in a new window Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History Online is a general history of relations between the two faiths as this is represented in works written by Christians and Muslims about the other and against the other. It covers all parts of the world in the period 1500-1914. Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History Online comprises thousands of comprehensive entries on individual works and their authors, together with introductory essays to the periods and areas covered, making it the fullest available source in this field. Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500 This link opens in a new window Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History Online is a general online history of relations between the faiths. It covers the period from 600 to 1500, when encounters took place through the extended Mediterranean basin and are recorded in Syriac, Arabic, Greek, Latin and other languages. Christian Muslim Relations Online comprises introductory essays on the treatment of Christians in the Qur’an, Qur’an commentaries, biographies of the Prophet, Hadith and Sunni law, and of Muslims in canon law, and the main body of more than two hundred detailed entries on all the works recorded, whether surviving or lost. Communication and Mass Media Complete (EbscoHost) This link opens in a new window Provides research solutions in areas related to communication and mass media. Computing Database (ProQuest) Search top computing journals in full text for research on subjects such as database design, software development, web commerce, LANs, WANs, Intranets, and the Internet. Continental Europe Database This link opens in a new window This database provides full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many European countries, including France, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, and Portugal. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities. Criminal Justice Database (ProQuest) Criminal Justice is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. Current Biography Illustrated (EbscoHost) Contains 23,000 biographies and obituaries that have appeared in Current Biography Yearbook. D Daily Mail Historical Archive, 1896-2004 This link opens in a new window The Daily Mail has been at the heart of British journalism since 1896, regularly changing the course of government policy and setting the national debate. As well as providing access to the regular edition of this path-breaking newspaper, the archive also contains the Atlantic Editions, printed on board the transatlantic cruise liners between 1923 and 1931. Dar AlMandumah This link opens in a new window New Dar AlMandumah is a platform of full-text scholarly databases, bringing together researches and studies published in Arabic scholarly journals to reach over than (1.300) specialized scholarly journals and more than (1,700) conferences and scholarly seminars, to have the largest Arabic databases in the world – with more than half a million (550,000) Research and articles. This platform has 6 Arabic language databases covering: education and pedagogy, economy, business and administration, Islamic and law studies, Language, literature and Humanities. Digital National Security Archive (ProQuest) Contains a comprehensive set of declassified government documents. Each of these collections, compiled by top scholars and experts, exhaustively covers the most critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post World War II through the 21st century. Dissertation & Theses Global This link opens in a new window ProQuest Dissertation & Theses Global (PQDT Global) is a single access point for 3.8 million graduate works, with 1.7 million in full text. Designated as an official offsite repository for the U.S. Library of Congress, PQDT Global offers comprehensive historic and ongoing coverage for North American works and significant and growing international coverage from a multiyear program of expanding partnerships with international universities and national associations. Documents on British Policy Overseas This link opens in a new window Documents on British Policy Overseas offers researchers the opportunity to see beneath the surface of the major events of the twentieth century. Users can access contemporary accounts and follow the detailed exchanges that shaped British foreign policy from the origins of the First World War and beyond. E E-Marefa This link opens in a new window New The e-Marefa database is a primarily Arabic language and multi-disciplinary, and covers 1900 Academic and statistical periodicals, 400,000 articles, 22,000 theses and dissertations, and 11,000 book reviews issued in the Arab World. East & Central Europe Database This link opens in a new window This database provides full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in East European and Central European countries. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities. East & South Asia Database This link opens in a new window This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many East Asian and South Asian countries. Subject areas of study include business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities. Ebook Central (ProQuest) Ebook Central is an online digital library with access to over 124,000+ scholarly ebooks. The books cover a variety of topics and can be accessed through the LLC’s online catalog. Topics covered include: anthropology, education, fine arts, computers and psychology. eBook Collection (EbscoHost) A collection of E-books and resources on a wide array of subjects, including: arts and entertainment, business and economy, computer and internet, education, health, history, government and law, recreation and sports, reference, science and technology, social sciences and society and culture. EbscoHost Database Portal This link opens in a new window Use this search portal to select individual or all EbscoHost databases to search at one time. EBSCOhost Electronic Journals (EJS) This link opens in a new window EBSCOhost Electronic Journals Service (EJS) is a full-featured, comprehensive gateway to electronic journals. You can browse available journals, search for specific journals or articles, mark items (journals, issues or articles) for your current session. EJS can help you quickly find the articles you need to get your research papers and other assignments done in a record time. EconLit with Full Text (EbscoHost) EconLit with Full Text contains all of the indexing available in EconLit, plus full text for nearly 600 journals, including the American Economic Association journals with no embargo. Education Database (ProQuest) Search the leading full-text journals in education and related fields. Education Full Text (EbscoHost) Indexes and abstracts articles of English-language periodicals and yearbooks. Education Source This link opens in a new window Education Source combines high-quality databases from EBSCO and H.W. Wilson and includes hundreds of unique full-text journals not previously available in any databases. In addition to journals, users can discover full-text, indexing and abstracting for an array of periodicals, monographs, conference papers, and more. Emerald eJournals Premier This link opens in a new window Emerald eJournals Premier is Emerald's most comprehensive, cross-disciplinary journal database, featuring the latest peer-reviewed, international research in both established and emerging areas of interests. Subject coverage of the journals includes marketing, human resource management, training, economics, hospitality management, quality, engineering, built environment, health services management, social care, accounting, and organisation studies. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online Encyclopaedia Britannica Online contains over 80,000 articles – thoroughly fact-checked – on everything from A-Rod to Zebras. Contributors include over 100 Nobel Laureates plus subject gurus like Bill Clinton, Tony Hawk, and Desmond Tutu. Encyclopaedia Islamica This link opens in a new window Encyclopaedia Islamica Online is based on the abridged and edited translation of the Persian Dāʾirat al-Maʿārif-i Buzurg-i Islāmī, one of the most comprehensive sources on Islam and the Muslim world. A unique feature of the Encyclopaedia Islamica Online lies in the attention given to Shiʿi Islam and its rich and diverse heritage. In addition to providing entries on important themes, subjects and personages in Islam generally, Encyclopaedia Islamica Online offers the Western reader an opportunity to appreciate the various dimensions of Shiʿi Islam, the Persian contribution to Islamic civilization, and the spiritual dimensions of the Islamic tradition. Encyclopaedia of Islam (Brill Online) 2nd, and 3rd editions The scope of the Encyclopedia of Islam First Edition Online is philology, history, theology and law until early 20th century. The Encyclopedia of Islam First Edition Online offers access to 9,000 articles. Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an (Brill Online) Drawing upon a rich scholarly heritage, Brill's Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an (EQ) combines alphabetically-arranged articles about the contents of the Qur'an. Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics This link opens in a new window The Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online comprehensively covers all aspects of Arabic languages and linguistics. It is interdisciplinary in scope and represents different schools and approaches in order to be as objective and versatile as possible. The Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online is cross-searchable and cross-referenced, and is equipped with a browsable index. All relevant fields in Arabic linguistics, both general and language specific are covered and the Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online includes topics from interdisciplinary fields, such as anthropology, psychology, sociology, philosophy, and computer science. Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures (Brill Online) The Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures is an interdisciplinary, transhistorical, and global project. It brings together upwards of 1,000 scholars to write critical essays on women, Muslim and non-Muslim, 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. English to Go Lesson plans and other resources for English Language teachers. Environment Complete (EbscoHost) Environment Complete contains more than 2.4 million records from more than 2,200 domestic and international titles going back to 1888 (including over 1,350 active core titles) as well as more than 190 monographs. The database also contains full text for more than 920 journals. ERIC Education, child development, issues relating to children citation and abstract information from over 750 education journals and related documents from the Educational Resource Information Center. Euromonitor International with Passport This link opens in a new window New Euromonitor International and Passport are global market research databases providing statistics, analysis, reports, surveys and breaking news on industries, countries and consumers worldwide. Passport features millions of statistics and in-depth reports on 28 industries across 80 markets worldwide including the Mena region, with demographic, macro- and socioeconomic data analysis on consumers and economies in 210 countries. F Family Health Database (ProQuest) This database covers a wide range of health issues such as women's health, midwifery, sports injuries, eye care, food and nutrition, children's health care and dentistry. Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text (EbscoHost) Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, screenwriting, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. The database provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 380 publications (and selected coverage of 300), as well as full text for more than 120 journals, and 100 books. In addition, Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text includes Variety movie reviews from 1914 to the present and over 36,300 images from the MPTV Image Archive. FirstSearch Provides access to the following Citation Indexes: ArticleFirst, ClasePeriodica, Ebooks, ECO, ERIC, GPO, MEDLINE, OAIster, PapersFirst, Proceedings, WorldCat, and WorldCat Dissertations. G Gender Studies This link opens in a new window Gender Studies Database covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia. Essential subjects covered in this resource include gender inequality, masculinity, post feminism, gender identity and more.This database includes more than 996,000 records, with full coverage spanning from 1972 to the present, and limited coverage of journals before 1972. Google Scholar Google Scholar is a search interface from Google that allows you to search a wide array of scholarly materials. Create a Google Scholar account to add library links for Zayed University resources. You can access full-text articles from Google Scholar that are provided by databases paid for by ZU. If you are off campus, you must log in through the Extranet first. For a quick tutorial, click here: Google_Scholar_Library_Links_for_ZU GreenFILE (EbscoHost) GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. GulfBase A bilingual online source of financial information on the joint stock companies in the GCC countries. H Health & Medical Collection (ProQuest) ProQuest Health and Medical Complete combines the clinical research titles available in ProQuest Medical Library with hundreds of additional consumer and health administration titles. ProQuest Health and Medical Complete provides in-depth coverage from over 1,950 publications with over 1,660 available in full text and of these, over 910 include MEDLINE® indexing. In addition, the database includes all charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements essential to medical research Health Management Database Combining full-text coverage for more than 550 journals with over 4,500 doctoral dissertations and theses, this database provides reliable information on a wide range of topics, including hospitals, insurance, law, statistics, business and personnel management, ethics, economics, and public-health administration. Health Reference Center Academic Multi-source database providing access to full-text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources. Now available on all ZU campuses. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition: This link opens in a new window This full-text database offers nursing and allied health literature. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition covers an array of relevant topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law and many more. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from for more than 355 journals, of which 287 are peer-reviewed, as well as abstracting and indexing for more than 830 journals. Historical Abstracts with Full Text: This link opens in a new window Representing scholarship from more than 90 countries, the database includes book citations, dissertations and theses. Coverage extends to related disciplines such as archaeology, anthropology and sociology. This database provides selective indexing of historical articles from thousands of journals in a wide variety of languages. Coverage includes world history, military history, women’s history, history of education and much more. Hoover's Company Records (ProQuest) This database contains proprietary information about more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Hoover's delivers in depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers and more. Hospitality and Tourism Complete (EbscoHost) This collection covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. It contains nearly 950,000 records, with coverage dating as far back as 1965. There is full text for more than 530 publications, including periodicals, company & country reports, and books. Full-text periodicals include Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, Current Issues in Tourism, International Journal of Tourism Research, Journal of Leisure Research, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Leisure Sciences, and many more. Sources are both domestic and international in range and scope, with material collected from countries and regions such as Canada, Australia, Europe and Asia. Humanities Full Text (EbscoHost) Covers Archaeology, Area Studies, Art, Classical Studies, Communications, Dance, Film, Folklore, Gender Studies, History, Journalism, Linguistics, Literary & Social Criticism Literature, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Religion and Theology I IEEE Xplore Digital Library This link opens in a new window Featuring content from IEEE, as well as the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), the IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL) contains one-third of the world’s current literature in electrical engineering, communications, and computer science. Index Islamicus (Brill Online) Part of Brill Online - covers Islam, Middle East. Includes work written about the Middle East, the other main Muslim areas of Asia and Africa, and Muslim minorities elsewhere. India Database This link opens in a new window This database contains a full-text multidisciplinary scholarly journals published in India that covers business, medicine, science, technology, social sciences and humanities. International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (2nd Ed.) This link opens in a new window Fully revised and updated, the second edition of the International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, first published in 2001, offers a source of social and behavioral sciences reference material that is broader and deeper than any other. Available in both print and online editions, it comprises over 3,900 articles, commissioned by 71 Section Editors, and includes 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and subject indexes. International Newsstream This link opens in a new window International Newsstream provides content from outside of the U.S. and Canada. The collection features newspapers, newswires, transcripts, and digital-only news sites in full-text format from over 800 of the world's top news sources such as The Times (London), The Bangkok Post, El Norte, Financial Times, and the South China Morning Post. J JSTOR JSTOR's collections include more than two thousand journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, covering more than 50 academic disciplines. K Kotob Arabia Digital Library A wide range of Arabic content ranging from contemporary novels to national heritage scientific treatises. An Arabic only database. L Latin America & Iberian Database This link opens in a new window A multidisciplinary database that contains full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many Latin American countries, Spain, and Portugal. Subject areas include business, education, science, technology, social sciences and humanities. LexisNexis Academic Covers news, business, legal and medical/health - 100% full text. Updated by the minute, full-text, news archive (information from newspapers, news magazines and news broadcasts). Library Catalog This link opens in a new window Search the Library Catalog for books, movies, and print journals and more available in the Abu Dhabi and Dubai campus library locations. Library Literature & Information Science Full Text (EbscoHost) Covers Library Literature & Information Science. Selected full text. Indexes articles and book reviews in more than 234 key library and information science periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere. Library Science Database This link opens in a new window This database provides full-text access to a selection of publications relevant to library and information science. It covers a range of titles and topics relevant to the theoretical and applied study of library science, including trade publications aimed at the library profession as well as scholarly journals. Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) (EbscoHost) Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts This link opens in a new window Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations. Linguistics Database This link opens in a new window This database includes full-text journals and other sources in linguistics, including many titles indexed in Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA). It covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Lithographed Editions of Firdawsī's Shāhnāmah Online This link opens in a new window A collection of extremely rare illustrated lithographed editions of Ferdowsi's famous national epic of Persia, The Book of Kings. LIWA (Library Information Web Access) Consortium Catalog This link opens in a new window LIWA provides a single searchable catalog of over one million books and other library resources held by contributing libraries in the United Arab Emirates. Lynda.com This link opens in a new window New Note: To access the content, individual registration is required using your Zayed University email. Kindly contact the library if you have further questions. Lynda.com is an online learning platform that offers self-paced, online videos on various subjects such as business, software development, technology and creative skills. The video library contains engaging, top-quality courses taught by industry experts that are catered towards beginners, intermediate, and advanced learners. M Mental Measurements Yearbook This link opens in a new window Produced by the Buros Center for Testing at the University of Nebraska, this database provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 3,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. The MMY series allows users to make knowledgeable judgments and informed selection decisions about the increasingly complex world of testing. MMY via EBSCOhost now includes the MMY Archive, providing all yearbooks from the first edition in 1938 through the present edition, raising the total number of full-text reviews available to over 10,000. Middle East & Africa Database This link opens in a new window New This database contains full-text academic journals that are locally published in many Middle Eastern and African countries that covers subject areas in business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education and humanities. Middle East Online: Arab-Israeli Relations, 1917-1970 This link opens in a new window Arab-Israeli Relations 1917-1970—offers the widest range of original source material from the British Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers from the 1917 Balfour Declaration through to the Black September war of 1970-1. Middle East Online: Iraq, 1914-1974 This link opens in a new window Iraq 1914-1974 offers the widest range of original source material from the Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers from the Anglo-Indian landing in Basra in 1914 through the British Mandate in Iraq of 1920-32 to the rise of Saddam Hussein in 1974. Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies (EBSCOhost) Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies, produced by NISC, is a systematic and non-evaluative bibliographic index of research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa . This database contains more than 639,000 records and coverage spans from 1900 and earlier to present. Middle Eastern Manuscripts Online 1: Pioneer Orientalists- The Manuscript Collections of Scaliger, Raphelengius and Golius from Leiden University Libraries This link opens in a new window Leiden University Library has a world famous collection of Middle Eastern Manuscripts. Its core collection is brought together by, among others, the Leiden Orientalists Joseph Justus Scaliger and Jacobus Golius. Included in the Scaliger collection are about a dozen manuscripts which belonged to Franciscus Raphelengius. These collections consist of extremely rare, sometimes unique, manuscripts. Middle Eastern Manuscripts Online 2: The Ottoman Legacy of Levinus Warner This link opens in a new window This online publication consists of 140 volumes from the Warner Collection, totaling 45,809 pages of Ottoman Turkish, Arabic, and Persian texts. All these manuscripts were acquired by the great scholar Levinus Warner during his stay in Istanbul from 1644 until his death in 1665. This selection from the famous Warner Legacy to the Leiden University Libraries includes one autograph, 10 unique manuscripts, and 11 manuscripts with unique parts. The collection also includes several of Warner's diaries with research notes in various languages. Middle Eastern Manuscripts Online 3: Arabic Manuscripts from the Hungarian Academy This link opens in a new window This collection consists of 200 manuscripts with just over 300 works. In addition to 5 autographs, the highlights of the collection include: the earliest dated manuscript in the collection (Arab O. 013) a dated copy of a unique arrangement of a rare treatise written by al-Ṣāḥib Tāǧ al-Dīn (d. 707/1307) produced in the year of the author’s death; two rare Mamluk treatises on horsemanship (Arab F.2); and an anonymous compilation (Arab O. 027) about the lives of the outstanding men who lived in Medina in the 12th/18th century. Military Database (ProQuest) This database covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering and more. It includes over 550 titles, with more than 370 available in full-text, allowing you to search over 3.5M records, dating back to the early 1990's. MLA Directory of Periodicals (EBSCOhost) The MLA Directory of Periodicals offers detailed information on over 5,500 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines. MLA International Bibliography (EBSCOhost) Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920's and contains over 2.3 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series and 1,000 book publishers. The indexed materials coverage is international and includes almost 60 titles from J-STOR’s language and literature collection as well as links to full text. MyiLibrary This link opens in a new window MyiLibrary offers library users access to some of the most topical and current e-books available today. Users can access a wide range of research, reference and reading materials online from any location. N NewsVault This link opens in a new window Search all Gale newspapers from one search box: Economist Historical Archive Financial Times Historical Archive Sunday Times Digital Archive Times Digital Archive Noodle Tools This link opens in a new window Popular This resource requires that you create a free "Personal ID" to log in. The LLC recommends that you use your ZU log on and password. Noodle Tools is a basic citation manager for APA and MLA citation styles. It incorporates integrated notes management and collaboration tools for sharing with research partners and instructors. Nursing & Allied Health Database (ProQuest) This database offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books on these subjects: Nursing, Allied health, Physical therapy, Occupational therapy, Cytology, Histology, Physiology, Anatomy, Gerontology and Geriatrics. O Opposing Viewpoints In Context This link opens in a new window Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. Oxford Art Online Oxford Art contains 45,000 signed articles on every aspect of the visual arts, with more than 23,000 subject entries and 21,000 biographies, more than 6,000 searchable images from such outstanding organizations as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, as well as 40,000 editorially selected image links to museums and galleries and provide essential visual support for art history scholarship. Oxford Dictionaries Online – Arabic This link opens in a new window Oxford Dictionaries Online – Arabic is an English-Arabic and Arabic-English dictionary available through a partnership between Oxford University Press (OUP) and Mohammad Bin Rashid Foundation (MBRF). Oxford Reference Online Bringing together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias, Oxford Reference is the premier online reference product, spanning 25 different subject areas. P PAIS with Archive This link opens in a new window PAIS was formed to prepare and disseminate information, primarily bibliographic in nature, for the use of scholars, researchers, librarians, legislators, government officials, the business and financial community, policy researchers, students, and others seeking to locate published information in the realm of public policy.It indexes materials related to public policy and social issues, including the fields of political science, government, international relations, economics, finance, law, environment, demography, sociology and business. Pan Arab Research Center (PARC) Target Group Index (TGI) UAE Survey This link opens in a new window New This dataset from the Pan Arab Research Center covers UAE data on the following subjects: Media, Demographics, Product Categories, Brands, Lifestyle, Attitudes, and Opinions. Contact your campus CCMS Librarian or Professor to get the user name and password. NOTE: The data available online is not the complete dataset. To access the complete dataset, you will need to use the full version that is installed on computers on both campuses. See the PARC subject guide for more access information:http://zu.libguides.com/communication/PARC Performing Arts Encyclopedia Search and browse descriptions of more than 235 music, theater and dance resources by subject, title, or name. Pharmaceutical News Index (ProQuest) Covers the most important specialized publications in the pharmaceutical, health care, biotechnology, and medical device industries. Political Science Complete (EbscoHost) Political Science Complete contains full text for more than 530 journals, and indexing and abstracts for over 2,900 titles, including top-ranked scholarly journals. The database also features over 340 full-text reference books and monographs, and over 38,000 full-text conference papers, including those of the International Political Science Association. Political Science Database (1985 - current) ProQuest Political Science gives users access to over 460 leading political science and international relations journals. This collection provides the full-text of 430 core titles, and hundreds of recent, full-text, political science dissertations from U.S. and Canadian universities, as well as thousands of current working papers from the Political Science Research Network. Professional Development Collection (EbscoHost) Education, children's health and development, educational theory and practice subject covered. Selected full text for professional educators (and students of education). Covers topics from children's health and development to cutting-edge pedagogical theory and practice. Searchable full text for over 240 journals. Project Gutenberg This link opens in a new window Project Gutenberg offers over 53,000 free ebooks in various formats, which you may download or read them online. Most Project Gutenberg ebooks were previously published by bona fide publishers. These ebooks were digitized and diligently proofread with the help of thousands of volunteers. Project MUSE - Humanities Collection One of the most comprehensive databases in the field of humanities. The coverage contains art and architecture, area and ethnic studies, creative writing, education, film, theater, and the performing arts, history, language and linguistics, library science and publishing, literature, medicine and health, music, philosophy, religion, science, technology and mathematics. Project MUSE - Middle Eastern Studies Collection This link opens in a new window New Project MUSE Middle Eastern Collection is a full-text database with current and archival articles from 600+ scholarly journals from major university presses covering literature, history, performing arts, cultural studies, education, philosophy, political science, gender studies, and more. Note: The Library currently subscribes 348 titles from this Project MUSE package . The titles are from Middle Eastern Studies Collection 2013-2016, Archive Middle Eastern Studies Foundation and Supplement. ProQuest Central This database serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels. Covering more than 160 subjects areas, ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content. This award-winning online reference resource features a highly-respected, diversified mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos ProQuest Database Portal This link opens in a new window Use this link to search individual or all ProQuest Databases. PsycARTICLES This full-text psychology database contains articles from highly-cited and landmark journals published by the APA, the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychological Association and the Hogrefe Publishing Group. It includes: More than 178,000 articles, content from more than 100 journals, and coverage spanning from 1894 to present. PsycBOOKS This link opens in a new window PsycBOOKS is a collection of current and classic peer-reviewed books provides a pathway through the evolution of psychological thought giving researchers, educators, and students access to the full scope of knowledge in psychology and related fields. PsycBOOKS includes the newest scholarly and professional books published by APA including reference works from the APA Handbooks in Psychology® Series that delve deep into specific sub fields within psychology. Psychology Database (ProQuest) Contains access to over 1,000 scholarly journals, book, and magazines in the field of psychology. PsycINFO 1887-Current (EbscoHost) 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. It contains over 2.5 million citations and summaries dating as far back as the early 1800s. Journal coverage, which spans from 1887 to present, includes international material selected from more than 2,400 periodicals in more than 27 languages. Public Health Database This link opens in a new window New This new database is an ideal starting point for public health information and research. It delivers core public health literature with centralized access to over 800 publications with over 500 in full-text. With journals, news, trade publications, reports and more. It covers a wide variety of disciplines ranging from social sciences and biological sciences to business. Journal results are indexed from core literature collected from a variety of publishers using appropriate public-health terminology. PubMed Central A free service of the National Library of Medicine, includes a database of over 15 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. These citations are from MEDLINE and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full-text articles and other related resources Q Quick Find This link opens in a new window Use this portal search box to search approximately half of all of ZU library databases. Excludes EbscoHost databases. R Read it! (formerly English Language Learner Resource Center) This link opens in a new window This multipurpose information resource is designed for anyone with a foundation in English language skills seeking reading support. The customized articles and practice quizzes support ELL success and promote reading comprehension across a variety of school and life skill subject areas. It also offers resources to help build background knowledge, conduct research and hone study skills. Read it! content covers a wide range of subject areas—including science, math, history, literature, civics and life skills—and is written at an appropriate level, using adaptive vocabulary and sentence structure to deliver essential content for learning and research. RefWorks An online research management, writing and collaboration tool -- is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies. Regional Business News (EbscoHost) Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Religion Database (ProQuest) Search a comprehensive collection of journals covering religious issues and perspectives, including religious news and information, commentary on topics of general interest from the perspective of a particular religion, and formal theological studies. Research Library (ProQuest) ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to more than 4,000 periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest has to offer. Search from a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 academic disciplines S Sader Legal UAE This link opens in a new window New Sader Legal UAE contains information on the United Arab Emirates federal legislation and domestic legislation in Arabic. Safari Books Online (ProQuest) Popular This site offers the complete collection (43,000 +) of Safari books, covering topics from visual arts, computer science, and business. Safari Business Library This link opens in a new window Safari Business Library delivers ebooks on problem solving and leadership to customer service and employee performance, and a wide range of critical business skills. The database includes over 3,000 titles. All charts, graphs, and other images are included just as originally published, ensuring that users get total access to the entire range of content offered in each title. Safari Tech Books complete with video This link opens in a new window Safari Books Tech Books with Video provides access to more than 21,000 digital books and videos on topics ranging from programming to IT networking to project management to graphic design to business strategy. The content includes code snippets, certification preparation materials, practice exercises, training videos, and much more. Users can search thousands of books simultaneously online, saving time and quickly finding the information they need. SAGE Business Cases This link opens in a new window New SAGE Business Cases contains over 1,000 real-world examples of business cases designed to suit the needs of students, researchers and faculty from short vignettes to narrative long form, written using both field research and publicly available information. If offers real-world examples from leading businesses in the world, which covers contemporary and noteworthy issues from General Business & Management to International Business, and more. SAGE Premier Journals This link opens in a new window New SAGE Premier Journals includes electronic access to more than 900 peer-reviewed, full-text journals and over 746,000 articles with complimentary access back to 1999. It has high-quality, interdisciplinary content covering subjects from Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine and many more. SAGE Research Methods This link opens in a new window New SAGE Research Methods contains information suited to all levels of researchers, from undergrads starting their first projects to the most senior faculty. It contains more than 1000 books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos by world-leading academics from across social sciences, including the largest collection of qualitative methods books. The books, reference works, case studies, sample datasets, and videos in SAGE Research Methods provide everything a researcher needs to design and execute a research project. Science Database (ProQuest) This link opens in a new window Search full text and images for the leading periodicals in science and technology. Subject coverage includes computers, engineering, physics, telecommunications, and transportation. ScienceDirect A full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. SciVal This link opens in a new window *Requires each researcher to register for an account (free) SciVal offers quick, easy access to the research performance of 5,500 research institutions and 220 nations worldwide. SciVal enables you to visualise research performance, benchmark relative to peers, develop collaborative partnerships and analyze research trends. SciVal Funding This link opens in a new window *Requires each researcher to register for an account (free) SciVal Funding comprehensively covers grants from Australia, Canada, the European Commission, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States.SciVal has 9,000+ international sponsors, providing more than 21,000 active funding opportunities; there are many funding opportunities for which researchers both inside and outside of these countries are eligible. Scopus Popular An abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and selected web sources with tools to track, analyze and visualize research in science, mathematics, engineering, technology, health and medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities subject areas. selfaccess Over 400 online interactive lessons searchable by skill, topic and five levels: Elementary, Pre-intermediate, Intermediate, Upper-intermediate, Advanced. Exam preparation for IELTS, TOEFL, FCE, CAE or TOEIC. Serials Solutions This database enables you to look for journals by title, or what journals are available within a particular subject area,that are available through any of the databases subscribed to by Zayed University. SIRS Knowledge Source All subjects, and US government information. 100% full text. Graded articles at different language levels. Access to thousands of full-text articles, documents and graphics in SIRS Researcher (General Reference), SIRS Renaissance (Current Perspectives on the Arts & Humanities) and Government Reporter. Snapshots (ProQuest) This database offers top-line international market research overviews focusing on 40+ industries in more than 40 countries worldwide, including regional summaries. It provides market size, share, forecasts and segments. Social Science Database (ProQuest) Search full-text periodicals covering the social sciences. Social Sciences Full Text (EbscoHost) Indexes and abstracts articles of English-language periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere, plus the full text of selected periodicals. Abstracting coverage begins with periodicals published in January 1994.Abstracts range from 50 to 300 words and describe the content and scope of the source articles. Full text coverage begins in January 1995. Social Work Abstracts This link opens in a new window Produced by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), this comprehensive collection offers extensive coverage of more than 850 social work and human services journals dating back to 1965. This database provides indexing and abstracts dealing with all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, areas of service and social issues and problems. SocINDEX with Full Text (EbscoHost) SocINDEX with Full Text is a sociology research database. The database features more than 2.1 million records with subject headings from a 20,000+ term sociological thesaurus. This product also contains abstracts for more than 1,300 "core" coverage journals dating as far back as 1895. It offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of sociology. Sociology Database (ProQuest) ProQuest Sociology gives users access to the full-text of more than 310 journals in sociology and social work. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts. T Taylor & Francis Online This link opens in a new window Popular Taylor & Francis Online is the journal content platform for the Taylor & Francis Group. The platform gives online access to all journals from Taylor & Francis and Routledge. As well as traditional journals, Taylor & Francis Online also hosts three abstract and indexing databases: Routledge Educational Research Abstracts Online, Research into Higher Education Abstracts and Studies in Women and Gender Abstracts, as well as 19 distinguished encyclopedias in three main collections: Agropedia, chemistry and engineering, and business and communication. Telecommunications Database (ProQuest) Search the full text of top telecommunications industry publications. Includes magazines, journals, and newsletters for the latest in this fast changing industry. The Chronicle of Higher Education This is academe's number one news resource, published every weekday and providing news, advice, and jobs. The Economist Historical Archive, 1843-2012 This link opens in a new window The Economist Historical Archive ('EHA') is the fully searchable complete facsimile edition of The Economist, the weekly paper which is essential reading for anyone engaged in politics, current affairs and all aspects of business and trade worldwide. Containing every issue since its launch in 1843 and more than 600,000 pages, EHA offers full-color images, multiple search indexes, topic and area supplements and surveys. Altogether this is an unrivaled multidisciplinary primary source for researching and teaching the 19th and 20th centuries. The Financial Times Historical Archive, 1888-2010 This link opens in a new window The Financial Times Historical Archive is the complete searchable facsimile run of the world's most authoritative daily business newspaper. Every article and advertisement ever printed in the paper, since it was first published in 1888, can be searched and browsed individually and page by page The Guardian (1821-2003) & The Observer—(1791-2003) This link opens in a new window The Guardian (1821-2003) and The Observer (1791-2003) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. .This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. The Gulf News Current events for the UAE The Khaleej Times National and International news coverage. The National Daily news from Abu Dhabi and Dubai The New York Times (1851-2013) with Index (1851-1993) Searchable full-text and page images from The New York Times archive with the option to search by subject headings (index covers 1851-1993). The Sunday Times Digital Archive, 1822-2006 This link opens in a new window Since 1822, The Sunday Times has provided thoughtful analysis and commentary on the week's news and society at large. Murder, theatre, sport and politics - all collide in its pages in an abundance of glorious narrative detail. In more than 800,000 pages, The Sunday Times Digital Archive is a gateway to the greatest crimes, careers and culture of the last 180 years. The Times Digital Archive, 1785–2006 (Gale) The Times Digital Archive, 1785–2006 makes 221 years of this highly regarded resource available for students and researchers of 19th-, 20th-, and early 21st-century history, literature, culture, business, art and architecture, and more. Every complete page of every issue is full-text searchable — every headline, article, editorial, announcement, image and advertisement. The Times of India—1838-2002 This link opens in a new window This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. The Times of India (1838-2001) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. The Wall Street Journal—1889-1994 This link opens in a new window The digital backfile of the Wall Street Journal provides historical coverage of business news and worldwide financial markets.The Wall Street Journal—1889-1994 provides searchable access to the backfile of the Wall Street Journal newspaper (Eastern Edition) from the first issue on July 8, 1889 through the December 31st issue of 17 years ago. (One year of additional content from 17 years ago is added annually.) Turkey Database This link opens in a new window This database provides over 100 scholarly, current, full-text academic journals published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in Turkey. It is a multidisciplinary database that covers important subject for study and research including business, science, technology, social sciences and humanities in the region. U U.S. Intelligence on the Middle East, 1945-2009 This link opens in a new window This comprehensive document set sheds light on the U.S. intelligence community’s spying and analytic efforts in the Arab world, including the Middle East, the Near East, and North Africa. It covers the time period from the end of World War II to the present day, up until the 2002-2003 Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) assessments, the Global War on Terror, the Iraq War, and Iran’s nuclear program. U.S. Operations Mission to Saudi Arabia, 1950-1955: Correspondence and Subject Files of the Office of the Director This link opens in a new window This collection is a record of the U.S. Operations Mission’s experiences in Saudi Arabia. In it are outlined the programs that were initiated, the problems encountered, and the results of the five year effort in the Point Four program. In Saudi Arabia, there were two chief aims that guided the International Cooperation Administration (ICA) effort and the Point Four Program. The first was to promote the acceptance and support of ICA by cooperating and integrating the efforts of local and regional governments and bureaucrats. The second was to initiate projects that would reach as many people as possible, especially the common people who desperately needed opportunities and help. UK & Ireland Database This link opens in a new window This is a multidisciplinary database with over 360 scholarly, current, full-text journals all published in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities. Ulrich's Periodical Directory (ProQuest) Periodicals and book reviews. 100% full text. Web based access to the serials database Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory. Profiles nearly a quarter of a million consumer and trade magazines, academic and scholarly journals, monographic series, newsletters, newspapers, electronic publications, conference proceedings, 'zines, and many other types of serials, whether published regularly or irregularly. US Newsstream US Newsstream provides access to several US local newspapers such as the Advocate, Chicago Tribune, the Baltimore Sun and more. W Western Travellers in the Islamic World Online This link opens in a new window Accounts of travel are a popular and accessible source for research on historical relations between “East” and “West” and are attractive for specialists and non-specialists alike. In the pre-modern period a large number of such accounts were published all over Europe. Predominantly covering the Ottoman Empire, the collection also stretches into Ethiopia, Central Asia, Afghanistan, North Africa, and of course Iran. World Bank eLibrary This link opens in a new window Wordbank eLibrary contains time series for more than 50 of the most popular indicators from the World Development Indicators, proving quick and easy access to World Bank publications and data within the same platform. There are full text HTML chapters for approximately 160 books published since 2014, offering the ability to enlarge and view all figures and tables within the chapter, and read the text without downloading the PDF and “Altmetric dashboards” to follow a publication’s online activity in social media, blogs and news outlets. WorldCat.org WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content and services. WorldCat libraries are dedicated to providing access to their resources on the Web, where most people start their search for information