Databases


    Don’t just ‘Google it’ use one or more of the search engines listed below to add breath and specificity to your searches.

    •  AAPG Datapages - The searchable archives of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) with content from over 40 publishers and societies. This service is IP authenticated and accessible only within the University -http://archives.datapages.com. Please click on the following links to learn how to use this database via an attached PowerPoint seminar or the User Guide

    •  BBC Monitoring - BBC Monitoring tracks the globe the latest news reports emerging around the world as a searchable source of news, information and comment gathered from media worldwide. This service is IP authenticated and accessible only within the University. Please click on the following links to learn how to use this database via an attached PowerPoint seminar or the User Guide

    •  Ebscohost Academic Search Premier - this has nearly 4700 full-text journals. (For access off the campus please consult with library staff). Please click on the following links to learn how to use this database via an attached PowerPoint seminar or the User Guide

    •  JSTOR - has over 2,000 academic journals, nearly 20,000 books, and 2 million primary source objects. The oldest content in the JSTOR archive was published in 1665. This service is IP authenticated and accessible only within the University. Please click on the following links to learn how to use this database via an attached PowerPoint seminar or the User Guide

    •  OnePetro - A unique library of technical documents and journal articles serving the oil and gas exploration and productivity industry. This service is IP authenticated and accessible only within the University.Please click on the following links to learn how to use this database via an attached PowerPoint seminar or the User Guide

    • Wiley Online Library - This database holds material on English, Medicine and Engineering. Covering 1,500 journals and over 15,000 online books, and hundreds of multi-volume reference works, databases, and other resources digitised. Subscription access is defined by the unlocked symbol against each entry, Please click on the following links to learn how to use this database via an attached PowerPoint seminar or the User Guide

    • Qatar Digital Library- The Qatar Digital Library is an archival digital collection of primary sources pertaining to Gulf Coast countries and regions, including Kurdistan. The personal and institutional archival collection consists of manuscripts, letters, maps, musical recordings, and photographs. The QDL is a collaboratively developed project of the Qatar Foundation, the Qatar National Library, and the British Library. 950,000 images have been added thus far. Please click on the following links to learn how to use this database via an attached PowerPoint seminar or the User Guide.


    • Kurdish Studies Journal - an interdisciplinary and peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing high quality research and scholarship. Kurdish Studies journal is initiated by the members of the Kurdish Studies Network (KSN) and supported by a large group of academics from different disciplines. The journal aligns itself with KSN’s mission to revitalize and reorient research, scholarship and debates in the field of Kurdish studies in a multidisciplinary fashion covering a wide range of topics including, but not limited to, economics, history, society, gender, minorities, politics, health, law, environment, language, media, culture, arts, and education.

    • World Bank e-library - this has more than 4,500 World Bank publications and working papers about development issues. This service is IP authenticated and accessible only within the University. Please click on the following links to learn how to use this database via an attached PowerPoint seminar or the User Guide

    •  World Bank Data Catalog - here you can find world development indicators, financial indicators, African development indicators, World Bank development projects and more. This service is IP authenticated and accessible only within the University. Please click on the following links to learn how to use this database via an attached PowerPoint seminar or the User Guide

    • ARDI - Research for Innovation - The ARDI Portal provide access to five databases including AGORA - containing materials related to agriculture, forestry, fisheries, climate and food security; ARDI - containing materials related to innovation and technology; GOALI - containing materials related to law; HINARI - containing materials related to health; and AORE - containing materials related to environment. Please click on the following links to learn how to use this database via an attached PowerPoint seminar or the User Guide