Developed to meet the increasing demands of scholarly research, Academic Search Ultimate offers students an unprecedented collection of peer-reviewed, full-text journals, including many journals indexed in leading citation indexes.
The fundamental components of the ACM Portal are an enhanced version of the ACM Digital Library plus an extended bibliographic database, consisting initially of more than a quarter-million citations of core works in computing. These works are of all types (journals, proceedings, books, technical reports, theses, among others), and from all the major publishers in the discipline. The ACM Portal provides an Online Guide to Computing Literature and a “reading room” for ACM’s own literature in the ACM Digital Library. (adapted from, “About the ACM Portal” by John White on the ACM website)
ACS (American Chemical Society) Publications provide full-text access to all titles published by ACS from first issue to the present.
The ACS Symposium Series Online database provides full-text access to e-books in agriculture, food chemistry, organic and polymer chemistry, chemical education, materials science, and related subjects from 1950 to present, published by American Chemical Society.
Adam Matthew databases provide access to electronic books in history, international affairs, literature and related subjects. The Library currently has access to the following modules;
African American Heritage database includes records about African-Americans’ Federal Census, Marriage and Cohabitation, Military Draft and Service, Registers of Slaves and Free(d) Person of Color, Freedman’s Bank and more.
Alexander Street Academic Video Online database provides access to more than 60.000 videos spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business and economics, counseling, health, history, news, music, theatre.
Alexander Street Music and Dance Online provides access to audio recordings, video, musical scores, liner notes, biographies, full-text music reference materials, and images in the Alexander Street Press music databases.
- Classical Scores Library
- African American Music Reference
- American Music
- Classical Music Reference Library
- Classical Music Library
- Classical Music in Video
- Dance in Video
- Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries
- Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
- Jazz Music Library
- Opera in Video
- Popular Music Library
- Contemporary World Music
American Civil War: Letters and Diaries database provides access to approximately 100.000 pages of diaries, letters and memoir. Database includes 4.000 pages of previously unpublished manuscripts such as the letter of Amos Wood and his wife and the diary of Maryland Planter William Claytor.
American Doctoral Dissertations is a bibliographic database that help researchers to locate more than 172.000 doctoral dissertations that were accepted by American universities from 1902 to present.
America: History and Life with Full Text includes prominent sources about history and the culture of America and Canada from the prehistoric times to the modern times.
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Proceedings database provides full-text access to meeting papers published by the (AIAA).
Provides full text access to American Institute of Physics and American Physical Society journals.
Provides full text access to the journals published by American Physical Society.
Ancestry Library is a database that gives opportunity to research ancestry ties by using census, immigration, ethnic root and military information in the past.
Annual Reviews Online is a comprehensive collection of critical review articles for the literature in various scholarly disciplines, and provides access to journals in full-text for the biomedical, physical and social sciences.
Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective is an archive of citations covering the history of business and industry between 1913 and 1983. It contains millions of records offering a rich account of technological advances, business strategies, company profiles, iconic executives and scientists and more.
The Applied Science & Technology Index Retrospective database contains citations of more than 3 million articles from more than 1400 periodicals. The database provides access to various resources to follow important and up-to-date studies, to conduct research and to be informed about innovations.
Art Source provides access to over 630 academic journals, more than 220 e-books and over 63,000 images in art, architecture and related subjects.
Art Index Retrospective is an archive index chronicling over a half a century of art literature. Covering fine, decorative and commercial art, it indexes hundreds of publications, plus thousands of book reviews, interviews, anthologies and more.
Database gives access to Web of Science which locates abstracts and citation information for articles and working papers in the broad fields of arts and humanities. Additionally, this database provides individual author or article citation records. (How many times an article has been cited, where it has been cited, who cited the article, etc.).
ARTstor provides access to more than 1.4 million images in art, architecture, the performing arts, anthropology and related subjects.
ASM Alloy Phase Diagram Center database includes more than 40.000 binary and ternary phase diagrams of materials such as aluminum, copper magnesium, and titanium from 9.000 systems.
ASME Digital Library provides full-text access to journals in engineering from 1990 to the present, published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineering.
ASM Handbooks Online database provides access to the information of structure, properties, processing, performance, and evaluation of metals and nonmetallic engineering materials
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals provides bibliographic information for journal articles in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, city planning, archaeology and related disciplines.
Beck-eBibliothek provides access to electronic books in public law, civil law, criminal law, and related subjects.
Beck-Online Die Datenbank is a German-language, full-text database, providing access to German legal resources, statutes, cases, commentaries and journal articles.
The Belt and Road Initiative Reference Source is a unique full-text database supporting the study of the Belt and Road Initiative. It provides thousands of scholarly journals from dozens of countries covering business trends, infrastructure, research collaboration and trade opportunities related to the initiative.
Bibliography of British and Irish History is a bibliographic database that includes data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British Empire and Commonwealth, during all periods for which written documentation is available – from 55BC to the present.
Bloomberg (Only Available in Current Periodicals Room)
Bloomberg provides access to current and historical financial data, economic indicators, company profiles, industry and market news. You can only access the Bloomberg database at dedicated terminals in the Periodicals Room of Main Campus Library during opening hours.
To use the database for the first time, create a Bloomberg account with your institutional e-mail address. Bloomberg will send you a confirmation code by e-mail or SMS. Enter your verification code that you received. Choose a login name and password.
Bloomberg provides online support to help you use the database.
Help button: Press the green Help button (F1) once for page-specific support. Press the Help button twice to get support from a Bloomberg operative.
Bloomberg Turkey Phone: +90 212 317 39 00
Bloomsbury Collections provides access to more than 7,000 e-books across subject areas in the humanities and social sciences including latest research publications from Bloomsbury, T&T Clark, The Arden Shakespeare and Hart Publishing, alongside scholarship from historic imprints Continuum, Berg and Bristol Classical Press.
BMJ Journals database provides full-text access to 22 journals published by the British Medical Association.
Brill has over 14,000 book titles currently available in 24 main subject areas. Brill E-Books database topics consist of education, history, law, language-literature, philosophy, sociology-anthropology etc.
Brill Online Journals database includes 293 different social and sciences journals from international law, history, literature and cultural studies to biology, philosophy, language and linguistics.
British Periodicals database provides access to documents published in hundreds of British periodical publications dating from the 17th through the early 20th centuries. Subjects covered include; science, popular culture, literary journalism, essays and belles-lettres, illustrated periodicals, literary criticism, political satire, fine arts, religion, sport.
Business Source Ultimate is a full-text database that provides access to more than 10,000 scientific journals and publications in the field of business. Includes full-text journals in marketing, management, MIS (Information Management System), POM (Production and Operations Management), accounting, finance and economics. Business Source Ultimate also provides access to bibliographic records and abstracts of major business journals from 1886 to the present.
Business Periodicals Index Retrospective database provides access to historical processes from technological advances in business and economics, to the success and failure of marketing strategies, telecommunications history, global automobile market, the emergence of the international monetary fund.
Cairn.info provides access to French language journals in humanities and social sciences.
Cambridge Core is a platform which combines Cambridge Books Online and Cambridge Journals Online. It offers full-text access to over 350 peer-reviewed academic journals as well as more than 30,000 e-books within the subject collections of social sciences, science, technology, medicine and humanities published by the Cambridge University Press and partner publishers.
Cambridge Companions Online is a series of guides that offer accessible introductions to the writers, artists, philosophers, topics, and periods in the subjects of literature, philosophy, religion, culture, and music.
Cambridge Histories is the essential reference collection spanning 350 volumes in 10 subject areas.
Central & Eastern European Academic Source (CEEAS) is a research database of full-text scholarly journals published in central and eastern European countries. Multidisciplinary and multilingual, it covers many subjects including history, business and law.
CEPR Discussion Papers is research made available quickly in order to generate comment and suggestions for revision or improvement. Papers may have been presented at conferences or workshops already, but will not yet have been published in journals. Over 3000 Discussion Paper Abstracts are currently available online. Also, all Discussion Papers published since the beginning of 1999 (i.e. from no.2050) are available as electronic (PDF) files.
Enables searching across “think-tanks” and research centers for information on international affairs. Includes access to the full text of working papers, conference proceedings, policy briefs, and books from 115 contributing institutions.
The Chicago Manual of Style is a guide database American English that frequently used in publishing field to regulate the writing style.
The database of U.S. and Canadian fundamental and market information on active and inactive publicly held companies. It provides more than 300 annual and 100 quarterly Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows, and supplemental data items.
The CRCnetBASE database provides access to books in engineering, physics, chemistry, mathematics, statistics, computer science, materials science, nanotechnology, business, information technology and related disciplines.
The Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP) maintains the most comprehensive collection of security price, return, and volume data for the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ stock markets. Additional CRSP files provide stock indices, beta- and cap-based portfolios, treasury bond and risk-free rates, mutual funds, and real estate data.
Provides access to the all contents of Cumhuriyet from the 1930s until today.
Note: Please contact with Reference Department (firstname.lastname@example.org) to download.
CUSIP Service Bureau, which is operated by Standard & Poor’s for the American Bankers Association, exists for the primary purpose of uniquely identifying issuers and issues of financial instruments within a standard framework, and disseminating this data to the financial marketplace via various media.
Dalloz.Fr is a French legal database containing legal journals, legislation, legal commentaries and case law. The database is specialised in French administrative law, civil law, labor law, real estate law, criminal law, and business law.
Dalloz.Fr database provide access to the following modules:
- Contentieux Administratif
Note: Dalloz.Fr is a single-user database. In order for the database to be used by another user, please click the exit button at the top right of the page when you finish your research.
DataTurkey database provides access to Turkey’s economic, sectoral, social and demographic data by collecting 19 different institutions’ such as Turkish Statistical Agency (TÜİK), Turkish Central Bank (TCMB), Capital Markets Board (SPK) current reports, data in a single platform. Also, the database enables to manage data, create dynamic and static queries, form time series or panel data tables, show queries graphically, download data and graphs in desired formats and search metadata.
De Gruyter E-Books database topics are consist of computer, economics, law, physics, chemistry, mathematics, architecture, engineering, history and music.
With the DergiPark Project started by TUBITAK ULAKBIM starting from September 2013, a magazine management system was established in electronic environment to increase the quality and international impact of national academic journals and journal hosting services started to be provided.
DergiPark provides free access to magazines in the fields of Social and Human Sciences, Engineering and Basic Sciences, Health Sciences, Life Sciences, Law and Sports Sciences.
DigiZeitschriften database provides access to the journals in German language in different fields such as English studies, archaeology, educational sciences, history, German studies, art, mathematics, law etc.
Digital Magazine Portal provides access to Turkish electronic journals. You can access dMags from any computer, smartphone or tablet which is connected to the internet or you can use the application to download (dMags Network-iOS, Android) and read digital magazines offline.
Documents on British Policy Overseas is a fully searchable collection of primary source documents from Britain’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, shedding light on diplomatic history throughout the twentieth century.
Drama Online provides access to 2,500 play texts, 100 scholarly works and practical guides, over 360 audio plays from the Los Angeles Theater Works theater and over 150 hours of video from institutions such as Shakespeare’s Globe and BBC.
Provides access to all content of Dünya Newspaper from 12.11.2012 until today.
Dynamed is an evidence-based database includes contents for practicing of clinicians.
Early English Books Online (EEBO) includes full-text access to books in English from 1473-1700. Many subject areas, including English literature, history, philosophy, linguistics, theology, music, fine arts, education, mathematics, and science are represented in the collection.
EBSCO eBook Academic Collection database provides access to the more than 165.000 full text e-books in the subjects of business, science, engineering, social sciences etc.
Produced by the American Economic Association, EconLit provides citations and some abstracts to the international literature on economics since 1969. “EconLit covers a broad range of document types published world-wide, including journal articles, books, and dissertations, as well as articles in collective works, such as conference proceedings and collected essay volumes. The database also includes Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics from the Cambridge University Press database, Index of Economic Articles in Journals & Collective Volumes and the full text of the Journal of Economic Literature book reviews. EconLit topics include economic development, forecasting, and history; fiscal theory; monetary theory and financial institutions; business finance; public finance; and international, labour, health care, managerial, demographic, regional, agricultural, and urban economics; country studies, and government regulations.” (from the ECONLit website)
The Economist Historical Archive provides full-text access to a complete searchable copy of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to 2016.
Economist Intelligence Unit Country Reports Archive provides detailed coverage of political, economic and commercial developments worldwide from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s historical Country Reports (previously Quarterly Economic Reviews), covering all countries from 1952 to 1995. Comprehensive quarterly overviews allow researchers to gain a thorough understanding of an event, policy or development from one or two reports.
The E-Duke Books Scholarly Collection provides full-text access to electronic books in social sciences published by the Duke University Press.
Education Index Retrospective™: 1929-1983 indexes more than 800 periodicals and yearbooks, and cites approximately 850,000 articles, including book reviews. Subject coverage includes adult education, continuing education, literacy standards, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods and much more.
The E-Duke Journals Scholarly Collection provides full-text access to Duke University Press journals in humanities and social sciences.
Education Source is a database that has a collection that includes indexing and abstracts for more than 2,850 academic periodicals and includes full text for more than 1,800 journals, 550 books, and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews and over 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Coverage in Education Source spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
Elsevier E-books purchase includes books published in chemical engineering, computer sciences, engineering, material science, mathematics, physics and astronomy; molecular biology and genetics, biochemistry, chemistry, finance, psychology, business, management, hospitality and tourism. These e-books can be accessed through the same interface as ScienceDirect journals: http://www.sciencedirect.com/ In order to read the full-text of these e-books, please select “Browse by Subject” and then click on any book title that has an accompanying green icon.
Emerald publishes the world’s widest range of management and library & information services journals, as well as a strong specialist range of engineering, applied science and technology journals.
Emerald E-Books collection includes e-books in the subject fields of business, finance, economy, marketing, human resources, public administration, environmental management, tourism management.
EMIS database provides access to current reports, data, and news from various fields such as business, economics, international relationships, politics, banking and finance, statistics.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online is the electronic version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica which has been published since 1768. It covers more than 300,000 web-sites, 118,000 articles, 2000 video clips, sound files, animations, photographs, drawings, maps and flags. Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary and Thesaurus are also available through this database.
The Encyclopedia of Computational Mechanics provides full-text access to a comprehensive collection of knowledge in engineering and related subjects.
Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology is a compilation consist of 10 volume of articles. Encyclopedia serves the research needs of many different fields that affected by the speed of technological changes, their effects.
EndNote Web is a bibliographic management software and may also be described as a reference management software. It can be used to prepare bibliographies for articles. This program can be used via the Web of Science Database.
ERIC is the primary repository for educational literature. Covers a broad range of topics in that area and so could be worth looking at even if you aren’t necessarily looking for education as a topic. Includes access to free electronic (PDF) texts and full-text ERIC journals.
Through a combination of support by subscribing libraries and participating publishers, over 70% of the journal articles hosted on Project Euclid are openly available. As of 2018, Project Euclid hosts 1.8 million pages of open-access content.
Euromonitor Passport is a full-text database which provides economic news, marketing reports, statistics, company profiles and various other sources of information on countries, consumers and industrial companies. It is a basic resource for those interested in business, economics, marketing, customer behavior, statistics and tourism.
European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 (EBSCO) is a guide that prepared by John Carter Brown Library and EBSCO for printed sources have been written about America in Europe before 1750. Database includes more than 32,000 records coverings subjects of Britons, trade, explorations, Dutch in America, French in America, colonies, pirates, slave trade, beliefs and religions in America and etc.
A news database service. It provides access to Dow Jones and Reuters Newswires and The Wall Street Journal. Articles are available from more than 4,000 Reuters and Dow Jones journalists worldwide – just minutes after the news appears in real-time services. Factiva also offers access to more than 900 non-English sources and tracks news on more companies than are publicly listed on all the global stock exchanges combined, with over 300,000 company codes. NOTE: Not recommended for use with NETSCAPE browser.
Global Books in Print is a database of English language book, audio and video titles. This database provides publisher information and can help verify whether a title is still in print. In addition, some titles include links to full text reviews. The database also includes brief biographies for over 6,000 authors.
Contains statistical data for the 138 countries that report public and publicly-guaranteed debt to the World Bank Debtor Reporting System. The database covers external debt stocks and flows, major economic aggregates, and key debt ratios as well as average terms of new commitments, currency composition of long-term debt, debt restructuring, and scheduled debt service projections. Results can be scaled, indexed against a particular year, viewed by percentage change, and charted. Data can also be exported in standard formats like Excel.
Database offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
The Handbook of Marketing Research database comprehensively explores the approaches for delivering market insights for fact-based decision making in a market-oriented firm. Divided into four parts, the Handbook addresses (1) the different nuances of delivering insights; (2) quantitative, qualitative, and online data gathering techniques; (3) basic and advanced data analysis methods; and (4) the substantial marketing issues that clients are interested in resolving through marketing research.
HeinOnline a major legal full-text database from U.S. It also includes some journals from Canadian, UK, Australia and New Zealand. It provides access to back issues of journals HeinOnline has four major collections: the Law Journal Library, the Federal Register Library, the Treaties and Agreements Library, and the U.S. Supreme Court Library.
Hiperkitap is a Turkish content database that provide full access to more than 10.000 e-books published in the fields of biology, chemistry, mathematic, computer sciences, business, economics, education, technology, engineering, fine arts, architecture, history, philosophy, psychology, religion, policy, language and literature, law, music, and medicine sciences.
America: History and Life and Historical Abstracts together index and abstract over 1,700 journal titles. Journals indexed in America: History and Life are specific to American history. Citations go back to 1964 for select titles. Journals indexed in Historical Abtracts cover a wide range of historical subject matter, and include journals published in many languages, including Turkish journals. Citations for Historical Abstracts date back to 1955 for select titles.
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers provides access to the authorized and large states documents in order to researchers explores the British perspective on historical and modern events.
Hospitality & Tourism Complete is a full-text database covering scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. This comprehensive database contains more than 470,000 records from 500 titles, with coverage going back to the early 1960s.
eHRAF World Cultures contains ethnographic collections covering all aspects of cultural and social life.
eHRAF Archaeology contains information on archeology belonging to societies, ethnic groups and cultures in the world prehistory.
It indexes nearly 1.200 periodicals, more than 1,300.000 records and more than 240.000 books reviews in the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Humanities Source Ultimate is a database of humanities disciplines that provide access to thousands of full-text journals, full-text books, indexes, interviews, book reviews, and more.
ICPSR stands for the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, located within the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. The ICPSR database provides access to the world’s largest archive of computerized social science data. Data sets may be requested by e-mailing the Library at email@example.com.
IEEE Xplore provides full-text access to IEEE transactions, journals, magazines and conference proceedings published since 1988 plus select content back to 1950, and all current IEEE Standards.
Index Islamicus Online provides access to the international classified bibliography of publications in European languages on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world.
The International Encyclopedia of Political Science provides a definitive, comprehensive picture of all aspects of political life, recognizing the theoretical and cultural pluralism of our approaches and including findings from the far corners of the world.
The IFS database contains approximately 32,000 time series covering more than 200 countries and areas and includes all series appearing on the IFS Country Pages. The IFS database provides information on National Accounts, Exchange rates, Interest Rates, Reserves, Government Finance, Exports, Industrial Production, Population, and other international financial statistics.
The International Studies Encyclopedia Online, published by the International Studies Association (ISA), provides full-text access to over 400 peer-reviewed essays in international relations and related subjects.
Provides access to Institute of Physics journals subscribed to via the ANKOS library consortium.
ISI Conference Proceedings Citation Index provides access to the most important international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops and conventions in the sciences, social sciences and humanities from 1990 to the present via Web of Knowledge.
iThenticate compares scholarly papers with a vast database of more than 20 billion webpages and over 116 million articles, papers and reviews from leading academic journals, proceedings and abstracts, and calculates the percentage of similarity. It is therefore a useful way of checking your work prior to submission for publication.
JSTOR provides access to back issues of journals in the following topics: African American Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, General Science, History, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Sociology, and Statistics. JSTOR does not include current issues or volumes, but includes complete runs of all journals up to two to five years prior to the current date.
JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) provides access in a video format to PubMed indexed journals devoted to the publication of biological, medical, chemical and physical research.
Juris provides access to more than 25 million publications covering judicial decisions, laws, court decisions, contract decisions and precedents in the area of European Union law and German law.
Jurix is a law database that includes law journals, gifts, symposium and conferences which are published in Turkey.
Covering all disciplines of molecular biology, genetics and psychology, Karger E-Books database comprises hundreds of e-books dating back to 1997. This database offers fast, convenient and seamless online access to specific content for medical researchers and scientists.
Karger Journals provides full-text access to scholarly journals in medicine and related subjects.
L’Année Philologique, is a bibliographic database of scholarly works relating to all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. Its subjects are Greek and Latin literature and linguistics, including early Christian texts and patristics, Greek and Roman history, art, archaeology, philosophy, religion, mythology, music, science and scholarly.
Legal Online database is consist of two units, which named as “Online Kütüphane” and “Legalbank”.
Via Online Kütüphane, it can be accessed to 12 different titles of the digital version of print law books and law journals, which their copyright belongs to Legal Yayıncılık.
Via Legalbank, it can be accessed to jurisprudence, legislation, academic, and applicable articles, petitions, documents, and legislative intentions as online.
The Letters of Charles Dickens database provides full-text access to the collected correspondence of Charles Dickens between 1820-1870 from InteLex.
Lexis Library is a legal research platform which includes United Kingdom’s cases and laws, law journals and e-books. Also, database contains more than 700.000 precedents, and special sources such as Halsbury’s Laws of England, ICLR Law Reports, Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents, All England Law Reports, Atkin’s Court Forms.
Lexpera law database provides access to case law, legislation, contract templates, commentaries, articles and full-text legal books.
Lextenso legal database provides access to the following 21 French journals and their archives.
- Bulletin Joly Bourse
- Bulletin Joly Entreprises en Difficulté
- Bulletin Joly Sociétés
- Cahiers Sociaux
- Flash Defrénois
- Gazette du Palais
- L’Essentiel Droit de la famille
- L’Essentiel Droit bancaire
- L’Essentiel Droit des Assurances
- L’Essentiel Droit des contrats
- L’Essentiel Entreprises en Difficulté
- L’Essentiel Immobilier et Urbanisme
- L’Essentiel Propriété Intellectuelle
- Les Cahiers de l’Arbitrage
- Nouveaux Cahiers du Conseil Constitution
- Petites Affiches
- Revue des Contrats
- Revue du Droit Public
- Revue Française de Finances Publiques
- Revue Générale du droit des Assurances
The LGBT Magazine Archive offers the backfiles of many of the leading, established, long-running periodicals of this type. Coverage is from the first issue of each publication, with the earliest content dating from 1957 and the default termination point for each title is 2015 (or the journal ceased date).
LGBT Thought and Culture is an online resource hosting the key works and archival documentation of LGBT political and social movements throughout the 20th century and into the present day. The collection contains 150,000 pages of rare archival content, including seminal texts, letters, periodicals, speeches, interviews, and ephemera.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) is a free research database for library and information science studies. LISTA provides indexing and abstracting for hundreds of key journals, books, research reports.
The Literary Encyclopedia is an online reference work. It provides access to information in literature, history, philosophy and related subjects.
The Literature Online database provides access to more than 355,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, as well as literature journals, and reference resources.
The Loeb Classical Library database provides access to electronic versions of Greek and Latin texts from the Classical period and Late Antiquity in both the original languages and English translations.
Mango is an online language-learning tool that can help you learn 72 different languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian, Ukranian.
The Mary Ann Liebert database provides full-text access to peer-reviewed journals in biomedical research, life sciences, biotechnology, clinical medicine, environmental science, engineering, psychology, law, education and related subjects.
MasterFILE Complete offers the largest collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world’s leading publishers. Covering virtually every general interest subject area, it also includes an extensive collection of photos, maps and flags.
This ebook reference collection offers a rich election of eBook titles covering a broad renge of general reference subjects. Topics include biography, history, careers, cooking, literature, genealogy, health, parenting, personal finance, politics, architecture, science, current events, social-emotional health, sports and travel.
This electronic publication of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) offers access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for mathematical sciences literature.
Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law provides access to articles in constitutional law and related subjects.
Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL) is a comprehensive analytical resource that features peer-reviewed articles on every aspect of public international law.
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) and search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.
Mendeley Institutional Edition is a reference manager tool and academic social network that can help researchers organize their researches, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research for academic institutions. Mendeley is both a desktop application and a web-based application. To begin, click the “join this group” button on the Bilkent University Mendeley Group page. Bilkent University Mendeley Group account offers students, faculty, staff and researchers 5 GB of storage and the ability to create unlimited private groups with up to 25 users per group.
Produced by the Modern Language Association, the MLA International Bibliography provides citations to articles, monographs, working papers, proceedings, bibliographies and other formats in the fields of literature, language, linguistics and folklore. Coverage begins in 1963 and continues to the present. The MLA also includes the MLA Directory of Periodicals, which provides addresses, advertising rates, and information about submission for publication for over 3700 periodicals regularly covered in the Bibliography.
Morgan & Claypool Synthesis E-Book I-II Collections provide access to electronic books in engineering and computer science.
Muscle and Motion-Posture focuses on posture disorders and treatment of disorders stemming from these, and provides videos to the instructors, therapists and persons who dealing in this subject.
Note: To login, please use the username and password below.
User Name: firstname.lastname@example.org
This database provides full-text access to scientific journals in chemistry, physics, molecular biology, genetics, and medicine.
Naxos Music Library is the most comprehensive collection of classical music available online. Currently, it offers over 2,463,821 tracks of fine recorded music. It includes the complete catalogues of many respectable independent labels such as BIS, Capriccio, Chandos, Hänssler, Hungaroton, Marco Polo, Naxos, Ondine and selected titles of other leading independent labels like Harmonia Mundi, Naïve, Supraphon, VOX as well as major labels including Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, Warner Classics, Warner Classics – Parlophone (ex-EMI catalogue) and Sony Classical. Over 600 albums are added monthly.
Note: Access to the database is limited to 15 concurrent users.
Newspaper Source Plus provides a full-text digital collection of the world’s major news content. It includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines. In addition, it offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.
Newspapers.com Library Edition is an extensive database that provides online access to 4,000+ historical newspapers. Dating from the early 1700s into the 2000s, Newspapers.com Library Edition contains full runs and portions of runs of well-known, regional and state titles to small local newspapers in the United States and other countries.
EBSCO’s Newswires provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire, and Business Wire on a continuous basis.
NexisUni (LexisNexis Academic) provides full-text access to over 6000 information-sources of news, business, economics, and law. This database includes news transcripts from newspapers, radio and television, as well as company reports, country profiles, court decisions and reference.
Nomos E-library provides access to e-books and e-journals in the fields of law, politics, economics, media science & communication research, history, sociology, educational research, cultural studies, health sciences, philosophy and religion.
Nomos Online Premium provides access to electronic books in public law, civil law, criminal law and related subjects.
EBSCO Open Dissertations now includes the content from American Doctoral Dissertations. It is a free database with records for more than 1.2 million electronic theses and dissertations from around the world.
The Optics InfoBase provides access to academic journals and conference proceedings published by the Optics Society of America (OSA) in optics, photonics and related subjects.
OverDrive is a digital platform that provides access to a variety of electronic books, audio books, music and videos.
Grove Art Online provides Web access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art (1996, 34 vols.) with annual additions of new material and updates to the text, plus extensive image links and all the sophisticated search advantages possible with an online reference sources. Grove Art Online has over 40.000 links to important art images in galleries and museums around the world. Grove Art Online is your guide to the artistic traditions of the world`s leading cultures, countries, cities, towns, and regions, covering important archaeological sites, monuments, and buildings. (from the Grove Art Online web site).
Oxford Bibliographies Online database is a reference source that provides access to annotated bibliographies in American literature, British and Irish literature, cinema and media studies, medieval studies, Victorian literature and related subjects.
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography holds over 50,000 biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond, from the earliest times to the year 2000. The online edition offers access to the complete text of the first 33 volume Dictionary of National Biography.
“The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books. The OED covers words from across the English-speaking world, from North America to South Africa, from Australia and New Zealand to the Caribbean. It also offers the best in etymological analysis, listings of variant spellings, and shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet.” (from the OED website).
Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO) database contains more than 1000 handbooks in the fields of archaeology, business & management, classical studies, criminology, economics & finance, history, law, linguistics, literature, music, philosophy, political science, psychology and sociology.
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians includes encyclopedia-style entries on musicians, music definitions, instruments, genres of music, etc. The online version covers the equivalent of 29 print volumes and will continue to be updated on a regular basis. For more information on this 2nd edition, please see “A Letter from the Editors”. The previous edition is also available in print in the Reference Room of the Main Library, call number: Ref/ML100.N48 1980.
Oxford Reference Online brings together 100 well-known dictionaries and reference books, plus an Encyclopedia. These references are cross-searchable or searchable by subject and source. The database offers coverage of a broad range of subjects including General Reference, Science and Medicine, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Business.
The Oxford Research Encyclopedias offer long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. Each of the twenty-five distinct encyclopedias cover both foundational and cutting-edge topics in order to develop, over time, an anchoring knowledge base for major areas of research across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO) provides access to authoritative poetry, drama, and fiction texts from all periods of English literature, as well as other important writings from across the humanities.
Oxford Scholarship Online provides access to the e-books from the Oxford University Press covering subjects across the biology, business and management, classical studies, economics and finance, history, law, lingusitics, literature, mathematics, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, religion, social work, sociology.
Oxford Journals Oxford Journals is a division of Oxford University Press. Oxford University Press publishes well over 350 academic and research journals covering a broad range of subject areas; science, technical, professional, medical, humanities, arts, and social science disciplines.
The Palgrave Macmillan Journals database provides access to journals in humanities, social sciences, business, and related subjects.
The Patrologia Latina Database is an electronic version of the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne’s Patrologia Latina, published between 1844 and 1855, and the four volumes of indexes published between 1862 and 1865. The Patrologia Latina comprises the works of the Church Fathers from Tertullian in 200 AD to the death of Pope Innocent III in 1216. The database contains the complete Patrologia Latina, including all prefatory material, original texts, critical apparatus and indexes. Migne’s column numbers, essential references for scholars, are included.
Periodicals Archive Online is a full-text database covering the arts, humanities and social sciences. It contains over 500 journals from 1770 until the 1995, and provides full-text access to over 12 million articles in the fields of history, literature, philosophy, religion, theology, archaeology, fine arts, and psychology.
Peter Lang provides access to e-books in the fields of Social Sciences, Art and Humanities.
This database contains The Philosopher Index which is published by Philosopher’s International Center and over 200 journals about philosophy that date back to 1904.
The Philosophy Documentation Center provides access to academic journals, book series, conference proceedings, and other publications in applied ethics, philosophy, religious studies, and related subjects.
PhilPapers provides access to scholarly resources in philosophy and related subjects, including books, articles, open access archives, and personal pages.
Play with a Pro contains many videos which teachers and musicians share their knowledge and passion for classical music. Play With a Pro’s aim is to make classical music education accessible to world class artists and teachers. Videos can be published online on your computer, smartphone or tablet or downloaded and viewed offline.
Note: To use the database, you need to register with your institutional e-mail address.
Press Reader provides full-text access to over 1,700 daily newspapers and magazines from more than 92 countries in 48 languages. It also provides access to a 60-day backfile.
ProQuest Civil War Era is the resource American history scholars have been waiting for–comprehensive primary source materials that were previously unavailable digitally, cover a vast range of topics including the formative economic factors and other forces that led to the abolitionist movement, the 600,000 battle casualties, and the emancipation of nearly 4 million slaves.
Provides access to citations and full text for doctoral dissertations and master’s theses. Includes citations for dissertations published from 1980 forward as well as 350-word abstracts written by the author. Citations for master’s theses from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts.
Historical newspaper content is among researchers’ most sought-after primary source material. With more than 60 premier stand-alone historical titles, ProQuest Historical Newspapers is the definitive newspaper digital archive empowering researchers to digitally travel back through centuries to become eyewitnesses to history.
This historical newspaper collection provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
Project Muse provides full-text access to 389 scholarly journals in the humanities, arts and social sciences.
Project Muse Books Collection provides access to electronic books published between 2010-2016 in philosophy, religion, literature, theatre, performing arts and published between 2010-2018 in history, political science, and policy studies.
Proquest One Literature provides access to full-text journals, historical criticism, dissertations, ebooks, primary works (poetry, drama and prose), video and audio, and reference works.
Proquest Primary Source Databases provide access to contents from historical newspapers, magazines, books, manuscripts, U.S. and UK government documents, and more.
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Produced by the American Psychological Association (APA), provides full-text access from 1894 to the present for 60 psychology journals, 49 published by the APA itself and 11 by allied organizations. Areas covered include general psychology, as well as applied, clinical and theoretical psychology. PsycARTICLES is available through EBSCOhost.
PsycCRITIQUES is a database that provides access to the books, videos and comments on the popular films by American Psychological Association (APA).
Psychological Experiments Online is a multimedia online resource that synthesizes the most important psychological experiments of the 20th and 21st centuries, fostering deeper levels of understanding for students and scholars alike.
PsycINFO is a bibliographical database produced by the American Psychological Association (APA), containing over 2 million references and abstracts of articles, books, book chapters, dissertations and reports in psychology and related disciplines from 1887 to the present. PsycINFO is available through EBSCOhost.
PsycTherapy is a database containing streaming video featuring therapy demonstrations showing clinicians working with individuals, couples, and families.
PubMed, developed by the National Library of Medicine, provides access to bibliographic citations to biomedical journal articles, including MEDLINE, and to additional life sciences journals. The PubMed search allows you quick and easy access to an extensive library of bio-medical literature citations and abstracts in the fields of medicine, nursing, health care systems, preclinical sciences, dentistry, and veterinary medicine.
PubSpace provides free public access to the peer-reviewed journal articles and other publications resulting from NASA-funded research.
Crimean News Agency is a news agency that provides information exchange about the Crimea and the Tatars and communication about studies in this area. It includes information about social life, religion, economy and politics, tourism, human rights etc. of the Crimea and the Crimean Tatars/Turks, in both Russian and Turkish.
RBDigital database provides access to different platforms such as RBDigital Magazines, IndieFlix Cinema, The Great Courses platforms via a single link. The platform contains various magazines, films, documentaries, feast videos, and Tv series.
Note: To register, it should be created an account for once via Bilkent University IP addresses.
Reaxys is a web-based system for searching collection of organic and inorganic chemistry, materials science, environmental health and safety data.
This database provides comprehensive full-text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
The Royal Shakespeare Company Collection offers high-definition recordings of The Bard’s dramatic canon, featuring the world’s best Shakespearean actors and directors, along with supplemental teaching materials to help students engage more deeply with the material and enhance the overall learning experience.
The Royal Society of Chemistry E-Books provides full-text access to electronic books in chemistry and related disciplines.
The Royal Society of Chemistry Publishing provides full-text access to journals and journal archives in chemistry and related disciplines.
Sage E-Books and Handbooks database include e-books from various subjects such as business&management, politics&international relations, education, sociology etc.
SAGE Journals Online database includes more than 1,000 journals in the fields of business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology and medicine.
SAGE Research Methods database provides access to more than 750 books, journal articles, reference resources and instructional videos in the field of research methods.
Science Direct provides searches across, and access to, full text journals in the sciences. Currently Bilkent has access to over 1800 of these journals. Included in Science Direct are the titles formerly published by Academic Press/Ideal. In addition, Science Direct is providing a new web search service called Scirus, which searches for valid scientific sites on the web.
Science is interdicipline weekly science journal, presented by American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) since 1883. Science Online has provided access to basic, social, geographical, engineering, medical and life science issues since 1996.
Scopus covers 18,000 publications from 5,000 different publishers in the fields of science, technology, medicine and the social sciences. It provides abstract searching from 1960, and cited reference searching from 1996 to the present. In addition to academic journals, it includes conference proceedings, trade publications, patents, book series and scientific web-pages. Content is updated daily.
SIAM E-Books is a leading source of knowledge for the world’s applied mathematics and computational science communities. SIAM’s titles include books in the disciplines of economics and finance, math, physics, engineering, data mining, computing and more.
SIAM is a searchable database of full-text journals in applied and computational mathematics, computer science and engineering published by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
It includes book reviews and nearly one millions indexes in the fields of anthropology, city studies, communication, international relations, law, psychology and statistics.
SourceOECD was created to fill the gap between the detailed data collected through industrial surveys, and national accounts data. SourceOECD permits the construction of a wide range of industry- and aggregate-level indicators of industrial structure and the evolution of performance (e.g. import penetration, investment per employee, export market shares) and enables modeling exercises at a detailed industrial level.
SPIE Digital Library provides full-text access to articles, conference proceedings and technical papers in optics, biomedical optics, electronic optics, nanotechnology, astronomy and related disciplines from 1990 to the present.
The Springer eBook Collection offers the first online book collection especially made for the requirements of researchers and scientists. The collection currently includes online access to more than 25,000 titles and grows with more than 3,400 newly released STM books, book series volumes and reference works each year.
Provides access to the electronic versions of the Springer publications subscribed to by the library. The subjects covered include Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and the Social Sciences.
Springer Protocols is the most comprehensive protocol database in biomedicine ad life sciences, consisting of more than 40,000 experimental protocols and the series of Methods in Molecular Biology books.
Statista is statistics and market data platforms with access to more than 1.5 million statistics, forecasts, dossiers, reports and infographics on 80,000 topics from more than 22,500 sources.
Swisslex provides full-text access to judicial decisions and academic resources about Swiss law.
Database provides access to the e-books of Taylor & Francis Publications in the subject fields of history, political science, philosophy and media.
Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.
Taylor and Francis Online Journals is the service from Taylor and Francis Publishing. It holds full-text articles of over 1,200 journals from 1997 to the present. The subjects covered range across health science, life and physical sciences, technology, medicine, to arts and humanities, social sciences, business, and education.
The TLG is both a full-text digital library of Greek literature and a research project at the University of California, Irvine. Its goal is to create a comprehensive digital collection that includes all extant works of Greek literature from antiquity to the present era, and to develop search mechanisms that allow scholars and students to search this collection.
Note: You will need to register and create an account to use this resource.
ULAKBIM Turkish National Databases, produced by the Turkish Academic Network and Information Center (ULAKBIM), is a valuable multidisciplinary resource of exceptional scope. Turkish Engineering and Basic Sciences Database provides extensive coverage of Engineering, and Basic and Applied Sciences. Turkish Life Sciences Database focuses on Agricultural, Biological and Veterinary Sciences. Turkish Medical Database covers research articles in Health Sciences, including Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmaceutics and Nursing. Turkish Social Sciences Database explores all major fields related to human society from Anthropology, Economics and History to International Development, Linguistics and Political Science. Bilingual abstracts and descriptors (Turkish and English) make all four databases readily accessible to researchers in Turkey and around the world.
Twentieth Century Religious Thought: Volume II, Islam focuses on modern Islamic theology and tradition and details Islam’s evolution from the late 19th century by examining printed works and rare documents by Muslim writers, both non-Western and Western voices.
Turcademy provides access to about 2,500 electronic books in law, history, philosophy, psychology, political science, language and literature, education, business, economy, science, engineering, architecture, health sciences and related subjects published by Anı Publishing, Gazi Publishing, Palme Publishing, Pegem Academy and Seçkin Publishing.
Note: To read the resources, it is necessary to sign up by institutional e-mail and to be connected to the Bilkent internet network.
Turnitin is a database renowned for its plagiarism detection service. Teachers may submit essays to the Turnitin website which will be compared to both current and archived pages on the internet, millions of student papers previously submitted to Turnitin, and commercial electronic databases of journal articles, periodicals and e-books.
Türkiye Ticaret Sicili Gazetesi is a newspaper published in Ankara by the Turkey Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) based on the 37th article of the 6762 Turkish Commercial Law dated 18 May 2004 No. 5174 Turkey Union of Chambers and Stock Exchanges Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Law 56 /m.
The University of Chicago Press Journals database provides access to online journals in various fields such as art and art history, education, economics, humanities, law and politics, medieval and renaissance studies, science.
Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory is a bibliographic database providing detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on serials published throughout the world. It covers all subjects, and includes publications that are published regularly or irregularly and are circulated free of charge or by paid subscription.
UPSO database provides access to Oxford Scholarship Online database and also e-books from leading university presses in a variety of fields like biology, math, history, physics, literature, and law. Titles from the following partner presses are available via UPSO:
The American University in Cairo Press
The British Academy
University of Chicago Press
Columbia University Press
Cornell University Press
Edinburgh University Press
The University Press of Florida
Fordham University Press
University of Hawai’i Press
Hong Kong University Press
The University of Illinois Press
The University Press of Kentucky
The University of Minnesota Press
The University Press of Mississippi
New York University Press
The University of North Carolina Press
Princeton University Press
Stanford University Press
Vidobu database contains more than 10.000 Turkish training videos in the fields of science and technology, photography, personal development and career development. With the off campus feature you can also access to the Vidobu database from out off campus via your university e-mail address.
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This multidisciplinary citation database contains over 21,200 peer-reviewed, high-quality scholarly journals published worldwide (Including open access journals) in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Conference proceedings and book data are also available. Including Web of Science: Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index, Art & Humanities Citation Index, Emerging Sources Citation Index, Book Citation Index, Conference Proceedings Citation Index.
This gives access to Web of Science which locates abstracts and citation information for articles and working papers in the broad fields of science. Also this database provides individual author or article citation records. (How many times an article has been cited, where it has been cited, who cited the article, etc.).
EBSCO’s Web News provides near real-time access to thousands of top news feeds from around the globe. This collection includes over 14,000 feeds covering a range of business and general news topics. End users can immediately access the full text of the web content, by following the link in the record.
Wiley Current Protocols provides access to resources in different fields such as molecular biology, microbiology, cell biology, human genetics, bioinformatics and immunology.
Wiley Online Books database provide unlimited full-text access to more than 21,500 e-books. Wiley Online Library e-book topics are consist of business, finance, chemistry, physics and engineering, medical and health sciences, humanities, social sciences and psychology.
Wiley Online Library is the online content service from John Wiley & Sons, Inc., delivering the full text of over 300 scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals.
The World Bank e-Library is an electronic portal to the World Bank’s full-text collection of books, reports, and other documents. It brings together in a fully indexed and cross-searchable database, over 1,000 titles published by the World Bank during the past several years, plus every new title as it is published.
WDI Online is a data source on the global economy. It contains statistical data for over 550 development indicators and time series data from 1960-2000 for over 200 countries and 18 country groups. Data includes social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators. Data selection screens are intuitive and easy to use. Results can be scaled, indexed against a particular year, viewed by percentage change, and charted. There are also data export options in standard formats like Excel.
World Scientific Journals database includes 86 academic e-journals in subject areas such as nanotechnology, biomedical science and computational science. All current issues and back file issues are available (2001-2019) on the platform.
WRDS is a comprehensive Internet-based data management system that allows researchers to easily retrieve information from a wide variety of financial, economic, and marketing data sources.
Note: To use WRDS, please register for a WRDS account with your institutional e-mail address.
The following instructions will guide you in obtaining your WRDS account.
Step 1: Go to http://wrds-web.wharton.upenn.edu
Step 2: Select the Register tab
Step 3: Complete the Account Request form selecting ‘Bilkent University’
Step 4: Once you submit an Account Request, an email will be sent to your WRDS Representatives.
After receiving approval, an account will be created and you will receive an e-mail message with a special URL and instructions for setting the account password and logging into WRDS. You will also be notified if the request has been denied.
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zbMATH, well-known under its former name Zentralblatt MATH, contains more than 3.7 million entries drawn from more than 3,000 current journals and serials and 170,000 books, with coverage across mathematics, statistics, computer sciences and the applications of these disciplines in engineering, physics, and the life sciences.