Recommended Databases: Development Studies

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Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)

Citations, abstracts and full-text of articles published in scholarly journals, trade journals, magazines and newspapers on multidisciplinary topics including accounting.

Business Source Premier (EBSCOhost)

Citations, abstracts and full-text of articles published in scholarly journals, trade journals, magazines, newspapers and reports on a variety of topics including development studies.


Cambridge Core covers over 1 million journal articles and 30,000+ books in all subject areas.

Ebook Central

Subject coverage: Offers ebooks from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas along with powerful research tools as part of the Academic Complete™ collection!

Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies

The commercial scenarios captured in our Emerging Markets Case Studies (EMCS) have proved a powerful teaching aid for academic staff specializing in developing economies.The cases are peer-reviewed and provide graduates with authentic examples of organizational challenges within emerging markets, and inspire strategies designed to tackle the business problems of the future. Each case is accompanied by complimentary teaching notes that have been compiled by teaching faculty at some of the world’s best business schools.

IMF eLibrary

Simplifies analysis and research with direct access to the IMF’s periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools. You will find information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and so much more.

IMF eLibrary Data

Access to microeconomic & financial data.


Ideal for publishers looking to put their content online for the first time, increase the global visibility of their publications, or who are looking for an additional online channel to market.


Journals, primary sources & books.  To browse by subjects


Covering regional economic and political developments of significance; US and Worldwide Industry & Market Reports from Barnes Reports - covering global industries in depth; and Snapshots - market research overviews on 40+ industries and 40 countries.

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Market Research

Date range: 1986-current

PRISM: Pacific Regional Information System

Improving Data Accessibility and Utilization has always been a major component of the Ten Year Pacific Statistics Strategy (TYPSS) since its inception in 2010.

ProQuest Research Library

Multidisciplinary one-stop access to thousands of full-text periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest has to offer. Search from a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, professional and trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 subjects and topics. in all instances.  You have access to:

  • Research Library: Business
  • Research Library: Health & Medicine
  • Research Library: History
  • Research Library: Literature & Language
  • Research Library: Science & Technology
  • Research Library: Social Sciences
  • Research Library: The Arts

ProQuest Science Journals

Offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work and sociology.

  • Anthropology
  • Communication science
  • Demography
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Political science
  • Policy studies
  • Psychology
  • Social work
  • Sociology

Regional Business News (EBSCOhost)

Citations, abstracts and full-text of articles published in scholarly journals on multidisciplinary topics including accounting.

Sage Journals

SAGE is the world's 5th largest journal publisher in humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine.

Web of Science (Web of Knowledge)

Provides citations and abstracts of articles published in scholarly journals across the sciences, social sciences, and arts & humanities. 

World Bank elibrary

Offering researchers quick and easy access to the complete collection of World Bank publications since the 1990s.

World Bank Data Bank

Collections of time series data on a variety of topics. You can create your own queries; generate tables, charts, and maps; and easily save, embed, and share them. 

World Bank Prospects

Offer a growing range of free, easy-to-access tools, research and knowledge to help people address the world's development challenges.

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