Databases for Global Studies

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CIAO publishes a range of scholarship that includes working papers from university research institutes, foundation-funded research, proceedings from conferences, journals, and policy briefs.
Provides citations, with some abstracts, to more than 3,000 sources including articles, books, conference proceedings, government documents, and book chapters about public affairs.
Contains full text articles from over 500 scholarly journals and indexing and abstracts from 2,900 journal titles related to political science, global in scope.

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Provides full text for over 8,500 magazines and journals over a wide array of academic disciplines.
Provides access to journal articles, book reviews, and dissertations covering United States and Canadian history and culture from prehistoric times to the present.
Collections range from digitized manuscripts (Beowulf and Leonardo da Vinci’s Notebook) and illuminated manuscripts, to an extensive collection of maps from around the world.
Provides full text access for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications.
This collection provides a wide variety of original source material detailing China’s interaction with the West.
An encyclopedia of geographical places and features, with over 170,000 entries.
Contains over 3.5 million music tracks that deliver the sounds of all regions of the world.
Unique collection of India Office Records from the British Library, London.
Comprehensive reference work cataloging all of the world’s known living languages; currently contains over 7,000 profiles.
English-language full-text broadcasts and news transcripts—translated as needed—from around the world.
Brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of global commodities in world history.
The sole repository for statistics on the external debt of developing countries, with data for 135 individual countries that report to the World Bank’s Debtor Reporting System.
Provides comprehensive business travel, telecommunications, and business culture reference information on 175 countries.
Provides citations with abstracts to over 1,700 journals, book and media reviews, and dissertations covering world history (excluding the U.S. and Canada) from 1450 to the present.
A digital collection of primary sources covering the history of Western trade.
Provides information on 50,000+ companies, 215 countries, 2,000+ industries, live news feeds, 500 new comment and news articles per week, and details of 3,000+ financial deals per month.
Explores the movement of peoples from Great Britain, Ireland, mainland Europe, and Asia to the New World and Australasia.
Provides full text access to over 335 journals, and indexing for 200 more, in the humanities and social sciences.
Offers full text and full image articles for 13 large American daily newspapers and two daily British newspapers.
Search through and view more than 54,000 video testimonies of survivors and witnesses of genocide, from the Holocaust through the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.
More than 3,000 albums and 45,000 tracks representing musical traditions from all over the globe.
Indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines, providing abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications.
Presents primary source materials covering the social, political, and professional aspects of women's lives and offers a look at the roles, experiences, and achievements of women in society.
Compiled from officially-recognized international sources providing 331 indicators, from agriculute to urban development, covering 209 countries.