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Key Databases

For access and links to other databases please see the A-Z List of Databases

Key Websites

The key gateway to development resources online with links to research reports, country profiles, statistics and organisations. Produced by the British Library of Development Studies at the Institute of Development Studies.

BUBL is an Internet-based information service for the UK higher education community. Provides links to development resources under the Social Sciences area

Development Gateway 
Interactive portal for information and knowledge-sharing on sustainable development and poverty reduction. Includes country gateways as well as project themes

Social Capital Gateway 
Links to basic readings, digital libraries & other web sites. 

British Library for Development Studies online catalogue 
Search for books and journal articles indexed by the BLDS. Select Other kinds of search to search just for journal articles or titles. Complements the ISI Web of Science database.

Data & Statistical Databases

The Library provides access to various key databases for statistical research.

Databases By Subject & Region

See also the following guides which provide access to specific databases:



The following databases also provide access to relevant information. For details on each database please see the A-Z Databases List: