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  1. The database provides full-text peer reviewed journals, e-journals and journals from institutional publishers of scholarly quality. Statistical reports on Asian countries are available. The service features monthly highlights for linking in monthly to keep track of notable new research. Humanities are also included and browsed in the Asia-Studies Humanities section.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  2. Bloom’s Literature provides all of the essential information users need to research, study, and explore literature. Bloom’s Literature offers a wealth of relevant content on the authors and works most studied in the school curriculum, multicultural classics, contemporary literature, and more. Students and researchers will find exactly what they need without having to wade through an uncurated search.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Factiva

    We are sorry that this database is not available. If you need assistance, please send an email to our Customer Relations Officer at enquiry@nlb.gov.sg.

  6. Gale Literature: Books and Authors offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. The ideal convergence of science and serendipity, this online resource leverages the Internet's unique capacity to create, build, communicate and sustain communities of readers.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  7. 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.

  8. Health Reference Center includes comprehensive, in-depth coverage of body systems, current health issues, major diseases and conditions, treatments, and procedures, as well as health and nutrition information specific to men, women, children, teens, and seniors.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  9. 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.

  10. Informit Humanities & Social Sciences Collection

    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.

    We are sorry that this database is not available. If you need assistance, please send an email to our Customer Relations Officer at enquiry@nlb.gov.sg.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. This database contains the leading agricultural journals published in North America. ProQuest Agriculture Journals offers the complete text as well as complete images from such journals as Agricultural Research, Forest Products Journal, Journal of Animal Science, Journal of Soil and Water Conservation and Plant Physiology.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. This interdisciplinary database offers abstracts and citations to a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science. Supporting over two dozen areas of expertise, this database provides access to literature from over 6000 serials, as well as conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and selected books and patents.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  20. This database is a longstanding, comprehensive Canadian periodical collection covering multiple subjects and topics, with millions of full-text records. Accessible to readers and researchers at every level, the Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database features a diversified mix of publications, including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, reports, radio and television transcripts, news, dissertations, and more.

    Available at all libraries and from home.