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  1. A premier database for the study of modern Asia-Pacific, Asia-Studies online provides access to publications by the region's most prestigious research institutions, bringing together thousands of full-text reports covering business, government, economic and social issues. Country coverage includes all of Asia, Australia/New Zealand, the Americas, Pacific Rim countries, and the Pacific islands. Examples of specific subject coverage include finance, trade, environment, human resources development, best practices in government, fisheries, tourism, education and women's studies, to name a few. The database search engine offers advanced search features, as well as easy browsing by subject, study provider, alphabetical title as well as free text searching. Multi-country and Asia-wide comparisons are also available.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  2. Designed for academic institutions, Academic Search Complete is a leading resource for scholarly research. It supports high-level research in the key areas of academic study by providing journals, periodicals, reports, books and more. It includes peer-reviewed full-text for STEM research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities. Scholarly content covers a broad range of important areas of academic study, including anthropology, engineering, law, sciences and more.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  3. Offering more peer-reviewed, full-text journals than any other sociology research database, Sociology Source Ultimate provides the must-have materials for those studying social behaviour and interaction. Topics range from gender identity, marriage and family, to demographics, political sociology, religion and socio-cultural anthropology.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  4. Factiva.com

    Use Factiva's research products to gain single click access to a deep archive of news and business information that provides a historical, global, and local perspective, which can help you uncover essential information on your prospects, partners or customers easily. 道琼斯和路透社共同拥有的商业新闻信息库 Factiva.com 提供世界级的全球新闻和商业信息。其中文内容来源于中国大陆,香港,台湾,马来西亚,新加坡等地的100多种中文报纸杂志以及行业必读公司报告。在功能上,Factiva.com提供了搜索、跟踪、公司快速查询、股市汇市查询、行业查询,并能根据自己的需要跟踪感兴趣的信息来源、公司、行业和新闻主题。

    Available at all libraries. With unlimited archive access.

  5. A growing collection of encyclopedias and reference eBooks for multidisciplinary research across a range of subjects. Publishers include Thomson Gale, Berkshire Publishing Group, Idea Group Publishing, John Wiley & Sons, Sage Publications and others.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  6. HistorySG

    HistorySG is an online resource guide to events that have unfolded in Singapore's history since 1299 to the present. Each event is briefly introduced in a short write-up accompanied by links to related content from the collections of the National Library Board (NLB) as well as that of other agencies and institutions.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  7. The Informit Humanities & Social Sciences Collection is a multi-disciplinary Collection that provides access to fresh perspectives in the arts, communication, education, history, linguistics, politics and more. This is an essential resource for students, teachers and researchers seeking a critical resource for comparative regional studies.

    Available at all libraries and from home. We are sorry that this database will not be available from 1st Jan 2020. If you have any enquiries, please send an email to our Customer Relations Officer at enquiry@nlb.gov.sg.

  8. JSTOR provides online access to archived contents of important scholarly journals, mainly in the humanities and social sciences. Researchers are able to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of back issues of journals and pages as they were originally printed. Existing titles are updated and new titles are added on an ongoing basis.

    Limited to 15 concurrent access from home. Available at all libraries and from home.

  9. LawNet

    LawNet, a service provided by the Singapore Academy of Law, caters to the research and legal information needs of the global legal community. Since its inception in 1988 as a dial up network access provider, LawNet has grown in leaps and bounds, adding information, applications and databases to suit the evolving needs of legal practitioners, corporate counsel, paralegals, law academics and law students. Legal Research, a module within LawNet, is an integrated environment that allows you to search different types of legal content and multiple sources at a single go.

    Limited to 3 concurrent access only. Available at Lee Kong Chian Reference Library only.

  10. LyndaLibrary is a leading online learning platform that helps users learn business, software, technology and creative design skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through NLB's subscription to LyndaLibrary, users will have access to a video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.

    Limited to 150 concurrent access only. Available at all libraries and home. Kindly note that, you are now leaving the National Library Board (NLB) web resources and entering the LinkedIn online eLearning Courseware services. The NLB accepts no liability whatsoever for LinkedIn’s services; data collection features; and their online courses that you will be accessing next. You are encouraged to read the LinkedIn’s terms and conditions of use.

  11. PressReader

    PressReader provides access to thousands of the world’s leading newspapers and magazines from more than 100 countries in 60 languages. Publications are presented as full digital replicas and offer advanced digital features such as keyword searching, translation, audio functionality and much more.

    Available at all libraries.

  12. PressReader provides access to thousands of the world’s leading newspapers and magazines from more than 100 countries in 60 languages. Publications are presented as full digital replicas and offer advanced digital features such as keyword searching, translation, audio functionality and much more.

    Available at all libraries and from home. The Business Times, The Straits Times and Lianhe Zaobao are available in libraries only.

  13. This interdisciplinary database provides full-text articles from scholarly peer-reviewed journals and selected trade and consumer publications in arts, humanities, cultural studies, philosophy, modern languages and literatures, religion, history, geography, music, theatre, film and more.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  14. The Australia & New Zealand database is a multidisciplinary database of on-going full-text academic and scholarly journals covering subjects such as business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, arts and humanities.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  15. This database provides access to a wide range of biology topics, such as botany, microbiology, zoology and environmental studies. It includes some of the most popular information resources for users in academic, government and public research environments and provides 430 titles, with 380 available in full-text.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  16. ProQuest Central is the largest single periodical resource available, bringing together in a smart interface, 30 complete databases covering over 160 subject areas, including Business, Health & Medical, Social Sciences, Education, Science and Technology, as well as core titles in the Performing and Visual arts, History, Religion, Philosophy, and Language and Literature, and includes thousands of full-text newspapers.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  17. A multidisciplinary collection of ongoing full-text academic journals, the Continental Europe database features content from scholarly publishers and educational institutions based in Europe, including countries such as France, Italy, Germany, Spain, and Portugal.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  18. ProQuest Criminal Justice combines extensive indexing of titles supporting research on criminology with full text coverage of over 200 relevant publications, including trade titles aimed at professionals as well as scholarly titles. The database bridges theory with practice by providing information geared to those interested in careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security – as well as scholars and other researchers who study the causes, trends, and societal impacts of crime.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  19. The East & South Asia database includes ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published in a number of East and South Asia countries and covers subjects such as business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education and humanities.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  20. The East & Central Europe database features ongoing full-text, academic journals that are published in the East and Central Europe region. The subjects cover major areas of study, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

    Available at all libraries and from home.