Economic and Political Weekly



The Economic and Political Weekly is a weekly peer-reviewed academic journal covering all social science research. First published in 1949 as the Economic Weekly and since 1966 as the Economic and Political Weekly, EPW, as the journal contains articles on social problems of national and international spheres. The magazine has various sections publishing statistical-based featured articles, regular articles covering current social problems and so on.  It publishes analysis of contemporary affairs and academic papers in the social sciences. The focus of the EPW is economic issues, but it is truly a multidisciplinary publication covering sociology, political science, history, gender and environment studies. EPW publishes both research in social sciences in the “Special Articles” Section and informed comment on current affairs in the “Commentary Section” For more than five decades EPW has remained a unique forum that week after week has brought together academics, researchers, policy makers, independent thinkers, members of non-governmental organisations and political activists for debates straddling economics, politics, sociology, culture, the environment and numerous other disciplines.The digital website provides archival access as well as access to current text since its inception.
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Social Sciences
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IEEE Xplore Digital Library

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The IEEE Xplore digital library is a powerful resource for discovery of and access to scientific and technical content published by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and its publishing partners. IEEE Xplore provides web access to more than four-million full-text documents from some of the world's most highly cited publications in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics. IEEE Xplore also includes content from select other publishers including the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), MIT Press, IBM, Alcatel-Lucent, VDE Verlag, Morgan & Claypool, Tsinghua University Press, American Geophysical Union (AGU), and Beijing Institute of Aerospace Information (BIAI).


Subject Strengths

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • Computer Science & Architecture
  • Imaging Science & Photographic Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Robotics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Science Information Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Remote Sensing
  • Artificial Intelligence


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MarketLine is a world leading provider of commercial intelligence. It provides 360° coverage through its comprehensive offering of company, industry, country and city focused data and reports. MarketLine‘s complimentary content sets provide users with an all-round view of countries, markets, and companies.

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Database Coverage:

Global Industry Profiles


Industry profiles cover 5 year historical values, 5 year forecast values and 5 forces analysis for Global Industries.

Company Profiles (102,000+)

Company profiles cover SWOT Analysis and 5 year financials for Global companies

Global Industry Data Sheets


Industry values and volumes Raw data sheets for users who want to deep dive on a particular industry

Financal and Company Deals

(650,000 +)

Financial and Company deals including M&A, Private Equity, Debt Offering, etc.

Country and City Data Statistics


110+ Country profiles and 185 City profiles including PESTLE Analysis

Global Tenders


Global Tenders including Active, Announced, Vendors and Clients across 159 countries

Influencers (Thought Leadership)

(14 Sectors)

14 different sectors (Blockchain, AI, FinTech, etc.) Influencers are tracked daily and updated on the database.

Custom Report Builders

(10 different databases)

10 databases suite to suffice custom report generator from a pool of data

Case Studies

(250+ Case studies)

Case Studies on Industries and Companies


User Guide:

Country Statistics
City Statistics
Consumer Data Analytics


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Country Statistics
City Statistics
Consumer Data Analytics
Industry Statistics
Company Prospector
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Industry Data
Value Chain Analysis


Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition EBSCOHost


This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.



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SciFinderⁿ provides access to the world’s most comprehensive and reliable collection of scientific research information. A global network of expert scientists curate and aggregate the world’s scientific patent and journal content daily and make it fully discoverable through the advanced technology contained in SciFinderⁿ. This ensures researchers have the most current and accurate substance, reaction, reference and commercial sourcing information available to quickly and confidently inform your critical research activities.


Core Content Covers by SciFinderⁿ:

    - Chemistry
    - Pure and Applied Physics
    - Pure and Applied Biology
    - Biotechnology
    - Engineering
    - Pharmacy and Medical Sciences
    - Life Sciences
    - Environmental Sciences and Management
    - Ecology
    - Climate Change Research

This coverage is across:

    •    More than 150 years
    •    More than 50,000 Journals and Publications from more than 100 countries
    •    More than 51 Million Journal Articles
    •    More than 14 Million Patents from 63 different countries
    •    Millions more articles, pre-prints, monographs, conference proceeding, conference posters etc.


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What is Scopus

Scopus launched in November 2004. It is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings with bibliometrics tools to track, analyze and visualize research.Updated daily, Scopus delivers the most comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and Arts & Humanities.


The Scopus Information site is available on the web at

It contains a wealth of resources including:

  • User guides and tips
  • Title lists
  • Quick tips and Frequently Asked Questions

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Content Coverage

Scopus Includes:

  • Over 64 million records
  • 68 million post-1995 records, including references  (84% include abstracts)
  • 6.5+ million pre-1996 records going back as far as 1788
  • 23,500+ peer-reviewed journals, of which more than 4,000 are full Gold Open Access
  • 8.5+ million Open Access articles
  • More than 131,000 books
  • Including monographs, edited volumes, major reference works and graduate level text books
  • Focuses on social sciences and arts & humanities, but  also includes science, technology & medicine (STM)
  • More than 540 book series
  • Over 7.5 million Conference papers
  • Over 320 trade publications
  • Articles-in-press (i.e., articles that have been accepted for publication) from over 8,000 titles from international publishers, including Cambridge University Press, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Nature Publishing Group, Springer, Wiley-Blackwell and, of course, Elsevier


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Manupatra, is an online legal research database. It is the largest content aggregator of Indian and International material, linking primary information, secondary material and proprietary analytical content. With primary documents and proprietary analytical content covering commentaries, treatises, digests, editorial enhancements.

Database includes full text decisions from the Supreme Court, all High Courts, the Federal Court, Privy Council and many tribunals. Coverage is mostly from the inception of each Court. Legislation covered includes bare acts, amending acts, repealed legislation, subordinate legislation and bills from all jurisdictions. Primary material is grouped by topic, and secondary material includes annotated acts and commentary.


Database Coverage:


  • High Court (1950-Current)


  • Bangladesh Supreme Court
  • Pre 1970
  • Statutes
  • Ordinances


  • Supreme Court (1950 - Current)                     
  • All High Courts of India – inception of each court –Current and also all kind of Tribunals
  • Orders of Over 30 Tribunals & Commissions
  • Privy Council Cases
  • Notifications & Circulars of the Ministries of the Central Government of India
  • Central Acts Incorporating Amendments; Rules; Regulations; Schemes; Orders; Repealed Acts;  Amending Acts


  • Supreme Court (1950-Current)

Court of Justice of the European Communities (1974-1994)

Hong Kong

  • Court of Final Appeal (1997-Current)

International Court of Justice (1949-Current)

New Zealand

  • Supreme Court (2004-Onwards)
  • Court of Appeal (1910-Current)


  • Supreme Court (1951-Current)
  • High Courts
  • Federal Court
  • Federal Shariat Court
  • Board of Revenue of East Pakistan
  • Board of Revenue of West Pakistan
  • Evacuee Property Tribunal
  • Statutes


  • Supreme Court
  • Court of Appeal (1995-Current)
  • High Court (1971-Current)

South Africa

  • Constitutional Court (1995-Current)
  • Supreme Court of Appeal (1984-Current)

Sri Lanka

  • Supreme Court (1878-Current)
  • Court of Appeal
  • High Court
  • Statutes

United Kingdom

  • Supreme Court (2009-Current)
  • House of Lords (1838-2009)
  • England & Wales Court of Appeal
  • England & Wales High Courts
  • Tribunals
  • Privy Council (1950-Current)
  • High Court of Justice in North Ireland Queens Bench

United States

  • US Supreme Court (1759-Current)
  • Federal Courts


Comprehensive Coverage of the following topics (each area includes news, reports, legislation, rules and procedures, dispute settlements and other related information):

  • WTO
  • Anti-Dumping
  • Arbitration
  • Cyber/IT laws/IPR
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Forex & Banking
  • Capital Market
  • Corporate Laws
  • Competition Laws
  • Employment Laws
  • Direct Taxation
  • Indirect Taxation
  • VAT
  • Foreign Trade Policy
  • Human Rights
  • Indian Industrial Policies & Procedures
  • Environment
  • Media & Communication Laws
  • Insurance
  • Consumer
  • Power & Energy
  • Mines & Minerals
  • Real Estate
  • Goods & Services Tax
  • Insolvency
  • International Law

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Please note that we don't have access to BdLex anymore as Manupatra covers all the contents of BdLex.

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Global Online Access to Legal Information (GOALI)




Global Online Access to Legal Information (GOALI) is a legal database which provide free or low-cost online access to legal research and training in the developing world under research4life programme. GOALI is a public-private partnership of the International Labour Organization (ILO) as a UN agency, together with Brill Nijhoff, the International Training Centre of the ILO and academic partners Cornell Law School Library and the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale Law School.


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  • International Law
  • Human Rights
  • Humanitarian Law
  • Labour Law

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