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A Research Database is a platform that serves searchable collection of information. A research database contains thousands of articles which can be searched for simultaneously and quickly to find articles with higher relevancy than searching in individual journals.


A research database offers

    Numerous journals, newspapers, magazines, reports and newsletters.
    Focus on one subject or be multidisciplinary.
    Full text; others show only the abstract and citation.
    Facility to print, save, or email citations and, if available, the full-text article

Some Popular Research Databases


EBSCO Open Dissertations (Multidisciplinary)

EBSCO Open Dissertations includes the content from American Doctoral Dissertations. It is a free database with records for more than 1.2 million electronic theses and dissertations from around the world. Website-

GreenFILE (Environment)

GreenFILE is a free research database covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts. It provides thousands of open access full-text records from scholarly, government and general interest sources.

The Anthropological Index Online (Anthropology)

The Anthropological Index Online (AIO) is published by the Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) in cooperation with Anthropology Library and Research Centre at the British Museum that holds some 4,000 periodical titles (1,500 current) covering all branches and areas of anthropology

ScienceOpen (Science)

ScienceOpen provides researchers with a wide range of tools to support their research – all for free. Here is a short checklist to make sure you are getting the most of the technological infrastructure and content that we have to offer. What can a researcher do on ScienceOpen?

Directory of Open Access Journals (Multidisciplinary)

Directory of Open Access Journals has archived more than two million articles from 9,519 journals, allowing you to either browse by subject or search by keyword.

Education Resources Information Center (Multidisciplinary)

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), of the Institution of Education Sciences, allows you to search by topic for material related to the field of education

Social Science Research Network (Social Science)

The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is a collection of papers from the social sciences community. The site offers more than 700,000 abstracts and more than 600,000 full-text papers.

Public Library of Science (Science)

Public Library of Science (PLOS) is a big name in the world of open access science. According to the site, "all PLOS content is at the highest possible level of open access, meaning that scientific articles are immediately and freely available to anyone, anywhere."

Digital Library of the Commons (Multidisciplinary)

Public Library of Science (PLOS) is a big name in the world of open access science. According to the site, "all PLOS content is at the highest possible level of open access, meaning that scientific articles are immediately and freely available to anyone, anywhere."

The CIA World Factbook (Multidisciplinary)

The CIA World Factbook is not an online journal directory or repository. It is, however, a highly useful research database for academics in a variety of disciplines.

Paperity (Multidisciplinary)

Paperity is the first multidisciplinary aggregator of open access journals and papers which focuses on helping users avoid paywalls while connecting them to authoritative research.

JURN (Multidisciplinary)

JURN provides links to various scholarly websites, articles, and journals that are all free access or open access specifically covering the fields of the arts, humanities, business, law, nature, science, and medicine, JURN has indexed almost 5,000 repositories to help you find exactly what users are looking for.

Dryad (Science)

Dryad is a digital repository of curated, open access scientific research.

EThOS (Multidisciplinary)

Run by the British Library, EThOS allows you to search over 400,000 doctoral theses in a variety of disciplines.

PubMed (Science)

PubMed, of the National Center for Biotechnology Information, is a very well-known research platform in the fields of science and medicine. It offers access to more than 26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.

Zenodo (Science)

Zenodo is a tool that was built and developed by researchers, to ensure that everyone can join in open science. Users can sort by keyword, title, journal, and more and download open access documents directly from the site.

Semantic Scholar (Science)

Semantic Scholar harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to efficiently sort through millions of science-related papers based on users search terms.

Semantic Scholar (Science)

Semantic Scholar harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to efficiently sort through millions of science-related papers based on users search terms.

ArnetMiner (Science)

ArnetMiner (also AMiner) is a free online service used to index, search, and mine big scientific data.

arXiv (Science)

arXiv is an open-access repository of electronic preprints (known as e-prints) approved for posting after moderation, but not full peer review. It consists of scientific papers in the fields of mathematics, physics, astronomy, electrical engineering, computer science, quantitative biology, statistics, mathematical finance and economics, which can be accessed online.

CiteSeerx (Science)

CiteSeerx is a public search engine and digital library for scientific and academic papers, primarily in the fields of computer and information science.

The Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies (Science)

The Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies is one of the oldest bibliography collections freely accessible on the Internet. It is a collection of bibliographies of scientific literature in computer science and mathematics from various sources, covering most aspects of computer science.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.

SearchTeam (Multidisciplinary)

SearchTeam is a collaborative search and curation engine. SearchTeam allows collaborators to search together as a team for web pages, videos, pictures, reference materials, books and articles, and scholarly articles.

Sparrho (Multidisciplinary)

Sparrho combines human and artificial intelligence to help research professionals and layman users stay up-to-date with new scientific publications and patents.

WorldWideScience (Multidisciplinary)

WorldWideScience is a global science search engine designed to accelerate scientific discovery and progress by accelerating the sharing of scientific knowledge.

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