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World Bank World Development Indicators Online Database

Content Overview

World Development Indicators (WDI) Online is the premier Open Access data source on the global economy. It contains statistical data for 854 development indicators and time series data from 1960 for over 200 countries and 18 country groups.

 

Subject Strengths

World Development Indicators Online contains statistical data for over 850 development indicators. Data include social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators. For a complete list of indicators visit the World Bank website.

 

Service Strengths

  • Full indexed databases, cross-searchable
  • Advanced search features
  • Small file sizes to facilitate downloading
  • Easy navigation through regional collections
  • Metadata provided in Excel so each title can be listed in online library catalogues
  • COUNTER compliant usage statistics
  • Mapping function available
  • Different language interfaces including English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic, and Chinese

World Bank Global Economic Monitor

Content Overview

Global Economic Monitor features up-to-date analysis on global economic conditions, including a daily brief and event-driven focus reports, direct access to high-frequency datasets via Quick Query, forecasts for commodity prices and main macroeconomic indicators for over 130 countries.

 

Subject Strengths

Data include Global growth trends, Industrial production, International Trade, Oil and non-oil commodity markets, Financial markets as well as currencies.

World Bank Global Development Finance database

Content Overview

Global Development Finance (GDF) Online offers external debt and financial flow data for over 129 countries that report public and publicly guaranteed debt to the World Bank's Debtor Reporting System. Time series includes over 200 indicators from 1970 through 2017. 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.

 

Subject Strengths

Global Development Finance Online includes over 200 indicators: For a complete list of indicators visit the World Bank website.

 

Service Strengths

  • Full indexed databases, cross-searchable
  • Advanced search features
  • Small file sizes to facilitate downloading
  • Easy navigation through regional collections
  • Metadata provided in Excel so each title can be listed in online library catalogues
  • COUNTER compliant usage statistics
  • Mapping function available
  • Different language interfaces including English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic, and Chinese

World Bank Africa Development Indicators

Content Overview

Africa Development Indicators provides the most comprehensive collection of data on Africa available. It contains data for over 1,400 statistical indicators and time series from 1965 for 53 countries. Data include social, economic, financial, natural resources, infrastructure, governance, partnership, and environmental indicators.

 

Subject Strengths

Data includes:

  • Basic indicators
  • National accounts
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Private Sector Development
  • Paris Declaration Indicators
  • Trade
  • Infrastructure
  • Human development
  • Agriculture and rural development
  • Labor, migration, and population
  • HIV/AIDS and malaria
  • Capable states and partnership
  • Household welfare

 

Service Strengths

ADI Online includes the most updated data and useful features, including

  • Results can be scaled, mapped, and charted.
  • The mapping function will allow users to see the results in a map than can be resized and zoomed to the country level.
  • These features plus data export options in standard formats such as Excel make ADI Online the most useful tool yet for researching development data on Africa.

Wiley Online Library STM

Content Overview

Wiley Online Library is a leading international resource for scientific, technical, medical and scholarly content providing access to millions of articles across a wide range of journals. This package provides access to over 800 journals in the Sciences. Technology and Medicine

 

Title Listing

Subject Strengths

  • Chemistry & Physics
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Medicine & Nursing
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Polymers and Materials Science

 

Service Strengths

  • Industry-leading online journals collection.
  • Many titles feature choice of HTML and PDF full text servicing different user requirements.
  • Free alerting service delivers tables of contents via e-mail for all titles as soon as a new issue is published online. RSS feeds are also available for Table of Contents.
  • Features CrossRef, the innovative multi-publisher reference linking system enabling readers to move seamlessly from a reference in a journal article to the cited publication.
  • Links to MEDLINE and other abstracting services are also available
  • Features EarlyView, presents individual articles online as soon as they are ready, even before the release of the compiled print issue. EarlyView articles are complete, peer-reviewed, and citable.

Wiley Online Library HSS

Content Overview

Wiley Online Library is a leading international resource for scholarly content providing access to millions of articles across a wide range of journals. This package provides access to over 500 journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

 

Subject Strengths

  • Business
  • Humanities
  • Social sciences
  • Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences

 

Service Strengths

  • Industry-leading online journals collection.
  • Many titles feature choice of HTML and PDF full text servicing different user requirements.
  • Free alerting service delivers tables of contents via e-mail for all titles as soon as a new issue is published online. RSS feeds are also available for Table of Contents.
  • Features CrossRef, the innovative multi-publisher reference linking system enabling readers to move seamlessly from a reference in a journal article to the cited publication.
  • Features EarlyView, presents individual articles online as soon as they are ready, even before the release of the compiled print issue. EarlyView articles are complete, peer-reviewed, and citable.