An online collection of over 500 high-quality reference books: encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, and books of quotations, as well as subject
-specific titles covering a range of subject matters, such as art, business, literature, and science. It includes Almanacs, Biography and Genealogy, Dictionaries and Thesauri, Encyclopedias, Maps, Atlases, and Gazetteers, Multi-Subject material, Quotations, Speeches and Transcripts and Statistics and Datasets.
Is a journal archive which holds the complete digitized back runs of core scholarly journals, starting with the very first issues, some dating as far back
as the 1600s. New titles and disciplines are being added regularly. Because of JSTOR's archival mission, there is a gap, the so-called "moving wall" between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR.
Multidisciplinary full-text database which provides access to more than 15,000 publications. Covers current and international content in over 160
subject areas such as: business and economics; medical and health; news and world affairs; science; education; technology; humanities; social sciences; psychology; literature; law; and, women's studies. PQ Central is composed of a number of individual databases that can be searched individually or collectively, including ABI/INFORM global; ABI/INFORM trade & industry.
A multidisciplinary database offering access to peer-reviewed articles from journals published by Elsevier Science, Academic Press, Cell Press and
other science publishers and societies.
Subject coverage includes agricultural and biological sciences, biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology, business and management, engineering, computer science, economics and finance, energy and power, environmental science, immunology and microbiology, materials science, medicine, neuroscience, psychology, arts & humanities and social sciences. Full text coverage is available from 1995 to the present
An abstract and citation database from Elsevier which offers a comprehensive coverage of international research output in the fields of science,
technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, with links to full-text where available through UOB libraries. Updated daily, Scopus includes abstracts and cited references of over 20,000 peer-reviewed titles from more than 5,000 international publishers. It also includes references of all articles published since 1996.
A multi-disciplinary database that includes peer-reviewed full-text articles from 1,500 journals by Wiley and related publishers.Subjects covered
include: business; chemistry; computer science; earth and environmental science; education; engineering; life sciences; mathematics and statistics; medicine and healthcare; physics and astronomy; polymers and materials science; psychology; and social sciences. Full rest coverage is available from 1996 to present.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
InCites Journal Citation Reports is an analytical tool to evaluate and compare world’s leading scientific and scholarly journals using citation data
(impact factor and ranking) retrieved from approximately 12,000 scholarly and technical journals and conference proceedings from more than 3,300 publishers in over 60 countries. It is divided into two editions:
JCR Science Edition and JCR Social Sciences Edition
a comprehensive collection of evidence-based curriculum assets that help nursing professional development practitioners in supporting instructor-led
training and increase learner engagement. It offers more than 100 lessons on patient care delivery, quality and safety, leadership and professionalism, and management, as well as specialty nursing orientation topics covering medical-surgical, critical care, preoperative, obstetrics, and emergency.
(for full access information, please contact our Achrafieh Campus Librarian, Ms. Rita Mardini: email@example.com, ext. 5126)
SCIMago is a free tool to measure journal ranking. It utilizes data from 1996 onward contained in Elsevier's Scopus database to provide a measure
of the impact and value of journals. (UOB Libraries currently subscribe to Scopus).
SCIMago can display rankings for journals by subject area, category, and country, these against metrics used are: SJR Scientific Journal Index, H Index, number of Citations and more.