SOAS University of London

SOAS Library

Databases

  • Databases
    SOAS Library provides access to many databases which support research into Economics.SOAS students and staff can cross-search a range of Economics related databases via EBSCO Discovery.

    Below is a list of our major databases available for Economics. Most databases can be accessed by all Library users on-campus. For a full list of our databases please see A-Z list databases.
    • EBSCOhost
      This is a multi-disciplinary database providing full text for more than 10,000 e-journals on a wide range of subjects including peer-reviewed academic journals and magazine style journals. [On-campus use] / [Off-campus use]
    • JSTOR
      Is the most popular database offering full-text archive collections from over 1000 academic journals. [On-campus use] / [Off-campus use]
    • International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
      With over 3 million bibliographic references to journal articles and to books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951, IBSS is unique in its broad coverage of international material.[On-campus use] / [Off-campus use]
    • Web of Science
      This is a very powerful database which indexes a wide range of journals in various disciplines.  You can access to the Arts & Humanities Citation Index and Social Sciences Citation Index. This is a particularly useful database if you are looking for specific authors and their citation records.[On-campus use] / [Off-campus use]
    • Oxford Reference
      Access to over 100 Oxford University Press encyclopaedias, dictionaries and other reference works across a wide range of subjects relevant to historians.[On campus use] / [Off campus use]
    • News databases
      This webpage provides lists of the news databases available at SOAS. You can access newspapers, news wires and news transcripts from around the world.
    • Data and Statistics
      SOAS Library subscribes to a number of statistics databases. For details, please consult this listing.
  • Beyond SOAS Library: databases
    Other Libraries
    You can access a wide variety of other libraries as a student at SOAS. For more details, please see our advice page of using other libraries.

    Senate House Library
    SOAS students and staff are entitled to apply to Senate House Library for membership, on production of valid SOAS ID. The membership also will give off-site access to some electronic databases including databases below.

    • City Business Library
      This local public library provides free access to a range of business resources, including Passport (Euromonitor), MarketLine Advantage (Informa), Fame and Mint
    The Wellcome Library is free and open to anyone. You can become a member by applying for a five-year Library Card. Visit Wellcome  library membership web pages.
    Details of available databases at Wellcome Library.