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A-Z Databases

Find the best library databases for your research.


New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Al Manhal Database This link opens in a new window
Al Manhal is an Arabic electronic information provider of Arabic full-text searchable databases of scholarly and scientific publications from the Middle East, Africa & Asia. Al Manhal combines deep publishing and library expertise with technology to enable university, government, corporate, school and public library users to discovervand access thousands of eBooks, eJournals, eTheses, intelligence reports, and conference proceedings from the Middle East, Africa & Asia's publishers and research institutes.

The trial ends on 6 October 2023
Diplomatic Pulse This link opens in a new window
  • Free access
A specialized search engine that pools official press releases from UN Member States, includes who issued each statement, on what topic and when. The initiative is a collaboration between the Innovation Cell of the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) with the Qatar Computer Research Institute (QCRI) at the Hamad Bin Khalifa University and independent contributors such as from the University of Southern California (USC) and other institutions.
e-Marefa Database This link opens in a new window
e-Marefa Database is an integrated Arab Database of full text & comprehensive metadata that contains around 2,200,000 records covering all disciplines & fields, including journals, articles, theses and dissertations, e-books & book reviews,statistical reports, research abstracts and conference proceedings.

The trial ends 30 September 2023
SIPRI Yearbook This link opens in a new window
  • Remote Access is available
  • Accessible from UNOG IP addresses
The SIPRI Yearbooks are essential compendiums of global data and analysis in the areas of:
Security and conflicts
Military spending and armaments
Non-proliferation, arms control, and disarmament
Note: Remote access is available via this OpenAthens proxy link when outside the Palais: LINK
Tribune de Genève This link opens in a new window
  • Password restricted.  Please ask Librarian about conditions for access.
Alternate Name(s): TdG
The Tribune de Genève is a daily Swiss-French language regional newspaper which provides the latest news on current affairs.
Interested patrons with a Global Search account (a.k.a. a library catalogue account) can request an individual account here.