Databases are collections of online resources, providing access to journal articles, ebooks, reports, videos and more.
The Library recommends the following databases as a starting point for all research areas, due to their broad subject coverage and powerful search interfaces:
If you are trying to locate information formats including standards, statistics, legal information, creative works and more, please see our How to Find guide for recommended database sources.
Use the dropdown menu below for database recommendations or browse alphabetically. Key databases listed for subject areas will focus on databases which contain academic content, like journal articles.
|SAGE research methods
|SAO/NASA astrophysics data system
|Scitation - see AIP Publishing
|SEG Digital library
|SIAM – Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
|Social services abstracts (ProQuest)
|Society of Petroleum Engineers papers - see OnePetro
|Sociological abstracts (ProQuest)
|SPORTDiscus with Full Text (EBSCO)
|Standards Australia Online - see Techstreet enterprise
|State law publisher