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database contains full text for nearly 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals. It is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.

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Academic Search Complete is a multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for nearly 4,650 serials, including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed publications. PDF backfiles to 1975.


ACM Digital Library is a vast collection of citations and full text from ACM journal and newsletter articles and conference proceedings.


Adam Mathew Confidential Print: Middle East, 1839-1969 This collection consists of the Confidential Print for the countries of the Levant and the Arabian peninsula, Iran, Turkey, Egypt and Sudan.


Analytical Abstracts is a specialist database for analytical scientists. Analytical Abstracts gives you access to new analytical methods, abstracted from all major analytical journals.


Applied Science and Technology Index/Abstracts/Full Text gives you access to the most important sources in applied science and technology—much of it from peer-reviewed journals. This database features full text, graphs, charts, diagrams, photos, and illustrations in scientific and technical articles. [List of Full Text Journals Available]


Arts Index/Abstracts/Full Text  is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Full-text coverage for selected periodicals is also included. [List of Full Text Journals Available]


  Provides Profissional, comprehinsive, and cost-effective training focused on construction material testing


Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals is a comprehensive American guide to the current literature of architecture and design.


Biological Abstract is a complete collection of bibliographic references covering life science and biomedical research literature published from more than 4,000 journals internationally.


Biological Abstracts Archive is an abstracting and indexing reference publication for life sciences information. The database includes bibliographic references (records) with abstracts derived from life sciences research journals published worldwide.


Books in Print Whether you're looking for information on books, audio books, or videos, you've come to the right place! With millions of titles, is an essential bibliographic tool for libraries, booksellers, and publishers worldwide.


Business Periodicals Global with ABI/Inform Global database contains nearly 1800 worldwide business periodicals with in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory, and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more.

CAB Abstract - CABI the most comprehensive database of its kind, CAB Abstracts gives researchers instant access to over 7.3 million records from 1973 onwards, with over 350,000 abstracts added each year. its coverage of the applied life sciences includes agriculture, environment, veterinary sciences, applied economics, food science and nutrition.  

Chemical Abstracts database includes over 20 million citations to the worldwide literature of chemistry and its applications from 1967 forward.

This database is now available through SciFinder


Communication and Mass Media Complete provides quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media.


Current Contents Connect is a multidisciplinary current awareness Web resource providing access to complete bibliographic information from over 8,000 of the world's leading scholarly journals and more than 2,000 books.

This database is now available through ISI Web of Knowledge link.


DAAI:Design and Applied Arts Index is the leading source of abstracts and bibliographic records for articles, news items, and reviews published in design and applied arts periodicals from 1973 onwards.


Design Management Institute Membership (DMI) DMI is the largest community of design and innovation leaders across industries and across the globe. Members have connection to peers, academics and industry thought leaders in every aspect of design, design thinking, design management and design education. In addition, members gain exclusive access to the worlds largest and foremost body of design management & business content, with hundreds of articles, updated conference video, and case studies.
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Derwent Innovations Index Derwent Innovations Index provides access to more than 14,800,000 patents with links to cited and citing patents, cited articles, and full-text patent data sources.


Dissertations & Theses is a Full text database the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. Full Text includes 2.4 million dissertation and theses citations from around the world from 1861 to the present.

EconLit with Fulltext EconLit™ with Full Text contains all of the indexing available in EconLit, plus full text for more than 500 journals, including the American Economic Association journals with no embargo (American Economic Review, Journal of Economic Literature, and Journal of Economic Perspectives)

EDRA (Environmental Design Research Association) is an international association of design professionals, researchers, students, and others committed to advancing and disseminating environment design research. EDRA is committed to improving the relationships between people and places, and helping to create places that respond to human needs.

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Education Index Abstracts / Full Text covers the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of education. It includes citations and abstracts from over 500 English-language periodicals, and full-text for over 200 of these periodicals.[List of Full Text Journals Available]


Emerald Elite

1) Emerald E-Journal Premier collection with 311 titles

2) Emerald 3 major e-books collection - Social Sciences, Business Management & Economics, Transport

3) Emerald e-Cases full bundle


Encyclopedia Britannica includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopedia and the Britannica Book of the Year.

Engineering Village Engineering Village is the premier web-based discovery platform meeting the information needs of the engineering community. By coupling powerful search tools, an intuitive user interface and essential content sources, Engineering Village has become the globally accepted source of choice for engineers, engineering students, researchers and information professionals.  
Environmental Impact - CABI is an internet resource created in response to demand from the scientific community, policy makers and information specialists for a single comprehensive bibliographic information resource on climate change and other influences of humans on the biosphere  
Environmental Sciences and Pollution Mgmt This multidisciplinary database, provides unparalleled and comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Abstracts and citations are drawn from over 10,000 serials including scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications.  

Eric Abstracts is the complete database on educational materials providing bibliographic information on a wealth of education-related documents and journal articles.


Eric Online Full Text is a database of journal and non-journal education literature. The ERIC online system provides a centralized ERIC Web site for searching the ERIC bibliographic database of more than 1.1 million citations going back to 1966.More than 107,000 full-text non-journal documents (issued 1993-2004) are also available.


Food Science & Technology Abstracts (FSTA) contains over 500,000 references; annual updates add approximately 18,000 references per year. FSTA covers all areas of food science, food technology, and human nutrition, including basic food science, biotechnology, toxicology, packaging, and engineering.


General Science Index/Abstracts / Full Text  is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles plus the full text of selected periodicals. Subjects Covered include Astronomy, Atmospheric Science, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Conservation, Earth Science, Environment, Food, Genetics, Health, Mathematics, Medicine, Microbiology, Nutrition, Oceanography, Physics, Physiology, Zoology. [List of Full Text Journals Available]


GEOBASE (geography, geology, and ecology) Worldwide literature on geography, geology, and ecology Bibliographic database for the earth geographical and ecological sciences. Coverage of 2,000+ international journals, including both peer-reviewed titles and trade publications Ninety-nine percent of entries include English abstracts. .


GeoRef Academic GeoRef, produced by the American Geological Institute, is a comprehensive geosciences database containing over 3 million bibliographic records to the geoscience literature of the world. Among the subjects covered in GeoRef are: environmental and engineering geology, hydrology, economic geology, geophysics, petrology, paleontology, marine geology and oceanography, and mineralogy.


Historical Abstracts is your complete reference guide to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada)


Humanities Index/Abstracts/Full Text is a bibliographic database that cites articles from English-language periodicals, plus the full text of selected periodicals in the fields of Archaeology, Area Studies, Art, Classical Studies, Communications, Dance, Film, Folklore, Gender Studies, History, Journalism, Linguistics, Literary & Social Criticism Literature, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Religion and Theology. [List of Full Text Journals Available]


ICONDA (The International CONstruction Database) covers worldwide technical literature relating to all aspects of planning and construction.


IEEE/IEE Electronic Library (IEL) is an online delivery system providing full text access to technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics.


IHS Industry Standards: This includes - DIN Standards, BSI, ACI, PFI, Knowledge Pro Collection


Index Islamicus database indexed literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world since 1906. It indexes periodical articles including general history, social science, history of science and arts titles.


Index to Legal Periodicals is a bibliographic database that cites articles from legal periodicals and indexes law books published in 1993 and later.

Institute of Physics (IOP) The Institute of Physics is a scientific membership organisation devoted to increasing the understanding and application of physics. It has an extensive worldwide membership (currently over 34,000) and is a leading communicator of physics with all audiences from specialists through government to the general public.  

ISI Web of Knowledge is a research platform that delivers easy access to high quality, diversified scholarly information in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as search and analysis tools that enhance this content.

JStor offers a high-quality, interdisciplinary archive to support scholarship and teaching. It includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable, offers search term highlighting, includes high-quality images, and is interlinked by millions of citations and references.  
Knovel Knovel is the world's leading web-based application integrating the depth and breadth of validated engineering content, selected from the most trusted sources and deliveref to engineers quickly and with extreme precision. The delivery of this Academic Engineering database includes the 28 Engineering Subject Areas as specified and requested by Kuwait University  

Legal Collection database contains full text for nearly 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals. It is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.


LexisNexis Academic LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions to professionals in law firms, corporations, government, law enforcement, tax, accounting, academic institutions and risk and compliance assessment.

Available in French


Lexis Library Lexis Library provides access to the UK’s most authoritative legal and reference works available in a single resource. The Legal collection is a unique service providing access to an extensive range of commentary, legislation, cases, current awareness and materials. Lawyers and information professionals can quickly find up-to-date information, resources and expert opinion from established names such as Butterworths, Tolley and Halsbury’s. With the most up-to-date statement and explanation of the law, practitioners can have complete confidence in the advice they provide. s a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions to professionals in law firms, corporations, government, law enforcement, tax, accounting, academic institutions and risk and compliance assessment.



Library and Information Sciences Abstracts (LISA Plus) is an international abstracting and indexing tool designed for library professionals and other information specialists.


Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) is a free database accessible by anyone interested in libraries and information management. This world-class bibliographic database provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Delivered via the EBSCOhost platform, LISTA indexes nearly 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings. With coverage dating back to the mid-1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.


Library Literature & Information Science Index/Full Text covers a wide range of subjects: Automation, Care & Restoration of Books, Cataloging, Censorship, Children's Literature, Circulation Procedures, Classification, Copyright Legislation, Education for Librarianship, Electronic Searching, Indexing, Internet Software, Library Associations & Conferences, etc. [List of Full Text Journals Available]


Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) contains abstracts and indexes of international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.


MathSciNet MathSciNet is an electronic publication offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature.

MLA International Bibliography is a bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations.


Natural Sciences Collection is a interdisciplinary database that offers abstracts and citations to a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, aquatic sciences, environmental sciences, oceanography, toxicology, zoology and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science.


NTIS (National Technical Information Service) contains summaries of U. S. government-sponsored research, development, and engineering projects, plus analyses prepared by federal agencies, their contractors or grantees.



OnePetro is an online library of technical literature for the oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) industry. It contains more than 145,000 documents produced by 18 publishing partners.

Features of OnePetro:-

1-Extensive Body of Knowledge. One of the most comprehensive resources available on upstream oil and gas.

2-Round the Clock Availability. 24/7 direct access to full-text literature.

3-Familiar, User-Friendly Search. Powered by Google with basic and advanced search options.

4-Multi-Organizational Library. One location for industry professionals to find answers to technical questions.


Oxford Reference Online Oxford Reference Online combines rich and scholarly resources offered by acclaimed titles in the Oxford Companions series with authoritative quick-reference coverage of the full subject spectrum.  It also offers excellent functionality, and a wide range of additional material such as maps, illustrations, and timelines.



PAIS International database is a bibliographic index to the literature of public policy, social policy, and the social sciences in general.

Peace Research Abstracts Peace Research Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains 115,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.  

Petroleum Abstracts features abstracts, a thesaurus, and bibliographic citations from the worldwide literature on upstream petroleum operations, plus relevant patent information.


The Philosopher's Index The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative, author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy. The literature covered goes back to 1940 and includes journal articles, books, book chapters such as contributions to an anthology, and book reviews. The Philosopher's Index monitors over 550 journals from more than 40 countries and is updated quarterly. Extensive indexing includes personal and proper names along with subject terms; there is also the capability to search for the authors of book reviews.


Pollution Abstracts provides access to the environmental information necessary to resolve day-to-day problems, ensure ongoing compliance, and handle emergency situations more effectively.


Project MUSE is a unique collaboration between libraries and publishers, providing 100% full-text, affordable and user-friendly online access to a comprehensive selection of prestigious humanities and social sciences journals. Help
Proquest Central is a research tool that brings together 30 of our most highly used databases to create the largest academic research resource available today. Help
Proquest SciTech Collection is a search tool that combines a number of our specialized natural science, technology and engineering. Help

PsycARTICLES is a database of full-text articles from over 50 journals that cover a range of subjects such as general psychology and specialized basic, applied, clinical, and theoretical research areas within psychology.



PsycINFO provides abstracting and indexing for nearly 2,000 key psychology titles, with coverage dating from the 1800s.


Reader's Guide Index/Abstracts / Full Text Mega Edition contains index with abstracts to popular periodical literature, covering a wide range of topics, including scientific breakthroughs, international politics, business news, medicine, religion, the arts, and more. It also contains full text of over 137 periodicals.[List of Full Text Journals Available]



online research management, writing and collaboration tool is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.

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ReSearch Companion 

ProQuest Research Companion is ProQuest’s flagship information literacy product. It was built to help students do more effective scholarly research and to support educators as they teach the core information literacy principles of finding, evaluating, and using information.

SAGE Premier (Humanities and Social Sciences Journal Collection)SAGE Humanities and Social Sciences Journal Collection gives access to over 480 peer-reviewed, full-text journals and over 314,000 articles, with content dating back to 1999.  SAGE Humanities and Social Sciences includes electronic access to over 480 highly ranked journals published by SAGE in the fields of business, humanities, social sciences.
SAGE Knowledge (Business & Management, and Education)SAGE Knowledge includes an expansive range of eBook and eReference content, including monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more.  

ScienceDirect offers more than a quarter of the world's scientific, medical and technical information online.

  • Over 2,000 peer-reviewed journals

  • Hundreds of book series, handbooks and reference works

  • Back to volume one, issue one



SciFinder Scholar SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases containing literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more!

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    f. you will receive an email with the login details, you need start using Scifinder for the first time within 24 hours of filling the registration link and for the same PC used in the registration.

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Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database containing both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. With over 19,000 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers, SciVerse Scopus offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and, more recently, also in the arts and humanities.

Social Sciences Full Text contains full-text of periodicals covering the social sciences. The database includes over 480 titles, with more than 260 available in full text.



Teacher Reference Center (TRC)-Journal Information for K-12 Teachers & Librarians: This index of over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books is now also offered free via the EBSCOhost platform. This database provides coverage on key education topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science & Mathematics, and more.


Ulrich's Plus provides data on over 210,000 regularly published and irregularly issued serials.


UN Resources(KULA) contains UN resources available in Jaber Al-Ahmed Central Library, Special Collections Division.


UNBIS Plus is a database of online versions of several UN print products: UNDOC (as well as the United Nations Documents Index), the Indexes to Proceedings (including the voting record file) and the Indexes to Speeches, the UNBIS Thesaurus, United Nations Document Series Symbols.

Wiley Reference Works (Engineering Collection) Wiley Reference Works Engineering Collection contains 16 selected titles of high-quality, multi-volume encyclopedias, handbooks and dictionaries across various desciplines along with powerful search funtionality, cross-referencing and taxonomies.


Westlaw International Westlaw International is Thomson's powerful online research service, providing legal professionals with trusted legal, news and business information from around the world. Whether you need laws from another country or international information for your practice area, this is your resource for fast, efficient research.

WWP is Worldwide Specifications and Standards DVD full text product which includes ACI /ASTM /BSI and PFI standards.

Zentralblatt MATH database contains the information of those documents the reviews of which were printed in Zentralblatt für Mathematik and in addition the bibliographic information from those journals, serials, books, and proceedings that are currently under documentation.


قواعد المعلومات العربية


قاعدة المعلومات

البوابة العربية المتخصصة في العلوم الإدارية وتضم أكثر من 40 دورية أكاديمية متخصصة



وهي قاعدة بيانات تحتوي على كتب ورسائل علمية وبحوث ودوريات محكمة بالإضافة إلى كشاف صحفي للصحف والمجلات العربية


آسك زاد

قاعدة المقاييس النفسية والفهرس التربوي تشتمل على - موجز للمقاييس النفسية - فهرس بالمراجع النفسية والتربوية - أسماء وعناوين الباحثين العربية 


القاعدة العربية للمقاييس النفسية والفهرس النفسي التربوي

موسوعة المعاهدات الدولية التي تضم عرض وتصنيف المعاهدات الدولية والإقليمية التي تحكم القانون الدولي باللغتين العربية والإنجليزية


المعاهدات الدولية


المنهل هي المنصة الإلكترونية الرائدة والوحيدة في العالم القابلة للبحث في النص الكامل للإصدارات العربية المُحكّمة مع ضمان حماية جميع حقوق النشر الرقمي، لتجمع بذلك الأمر خبرات قطاعي النشر والمكتبات إلى جانب أفضل وأحدث الأدوات التكنولوجية، حيث تمكّن أدوات البحث المتقدّم والاكتشاف الإلكترونية كلاً من: الأكاديميين، الباحثين ومستخدمي المكتبات من البحث والدخول إلى آلاف الإصدارات الإلكترونية لأبرز الناشرين والمعاهد البحثية من مختلف أرجاء العالم العربي.



وهي قاعدة بيانات عربية تحتوي على ملخصات لأبحاث عربية، حوليات، اجتماعات بالإضافة إلى بعض الدراسات الإنجليزية المترجمة للغة العربية



شبكة المعلومات العربية التربوية "شمعة" هي قاعدة معلومات إلكترونية توثق الدراسات التربوية الصادرة في البلدان العربية في مجمل ميادين التربية، وباللغات الثلاث: العربية، والفرنسية، والإنكليزية، وتتيحها مجاناً للباحثين والمهتمين بالدراسات التربوية. تجمع شمعة المعلومات التربوية التي ترد في كتب ومقالات وتقارير ورسائل جامعية (الماجستير والدكتوراه) متوفرة لدى الجامعات، وكليات التربية، ومراكز الأبحاث، ودور النشر، والدوريات، والوزارات والمنظمات الإقليمية والعالمية في البلدان العربية، وتعدّ بشأنها بيانات ببليوغرافية وملخصات، وفي بعض الأحيان توفّر نصوصها الكاملة


شمعة مجانا


يحتوي كشاف الدوريات العربية على المقالات المنشورة في الدوريات العربية المتوفرة في مكتبات الجامعة


كشاف الدوريات العربية

أحد المواقع التابعة لشبكة المحامين العرب وهي الشبكة التي تخطط لنشر موسوعة عربية شاملة لتشريعات وأحكام الدول العربية مجتمعة على شبكة المعلومات ، بالإضافة إلى العديد من الخدمات الأخرى والتي من ضمنها الصيغ القانونية للعقود والدعاوى والملفات القانونية المتخصصة - لتكون الشبكة هي المرجع القانوني للمشتغلين به على مستوى الوطن العربي.


محامو الكويت

تضم قاعدة معلومات اللغة والادب والعلوم الانسانية تقريبا جميع الدوريات والمجلات العلمية والكتب السنوية الدورية المتخصصة في مجالها، الصادرة باللغة العربية في جميع الدول العربية وغير العربية بنصوصها الكاملة علاوة إلى أعمال وأبحاث المؤتمرات والندوات باللغة العربية. وتغطي القاعدة ما نشر في الدوريات العربية في مجال علوم اللغة والادب والعلوم الانسانية منذ عام 1934 وحتى الآن.



قاعدة معلومات EduSearch التربوية، القاعدة الأولى في العالم العربي للمتخصصين والباحثين في المجال التربوي والتعليمي، والعلوم الاجتماعية الأخرى ذات العلاقة، حيث تغطي القاعدة تقريبا جميع الدوريات التربوية العلمية الصادرة باللغة العربية (أكثر من 280 دورية) بنصوصها الكاملة ، إضافة إلى أعمال وأبحاث المؤتمرات والندوات (حوالي 570 مؤتمر وندوه).



تهتم العلوم الإنسانية بدراسة الوجود البشري والظواهر المتصلة به, و من ثم تقييم تلك التجربة البشرية و ت فسيرها سواء في جانبها العلمي أو الإبداعي. ولعل اهتمام العلماء والدارسين على مر السنين بتلك العلوم القاعدة.


تعد العلوم الاسلامية من العلوم الاكثر غزارة من حيث الانتاج الفكري والذي تكون خلال اربعة عشر قرنا منذ بعثة الرسول محمد صلى الله عليه وسلم والى الان ، حتى اصبح من اضخم ؟ان لم يكن اضخم -الانتاج الفكري الديني على وجه الارض.


وتاتي قاعدة العلوم الاسلامية والقانونية  القاعدة العربية الاولى المتخصصة لتجمع شتات ما نشر في الدوريات والمجلات العلمية المتخصص، وتسهل وصول الباحثين والدارسين اليه في شتى انحاء العالم. ونظرا للارتباط والوثيق بن العلوم القانونية والشرعية فقد توسعت القاعدة لتشمل جميع الموضوعات القضائية والقانونية بفروعها المختلفة.


Islamic Info

قاعدة معلومات عربية متخصصة في مجال اللإقتصاد,والإدارة,وإدارة الأعمال و العلوم ذات العلاقة