ABI/INFORM Collection is a comprehensive business database that delivers over 6,800 journals. It covers key disciplines like accounting, economics, finance, information technology, management, marketing, risk management, and supply chain.
In this section, QNL provides its registered users free access to online resources that cover a wide range of subject areas that cater to the information needs and diverse interests of users from all age groups. Through these online resources, you can download e-books, academic papers, audiobooks, newspaper articles, magazines, or stream music and videos.
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AccessEngineering is a reference tool that provides access to handbooks, curriculum maps and instructional materials such as videos, spreadsheet calculator tools and interactive tables and graphs covering various engineering fields. The authoritative and updated engineering reference information provided can be helpful for professionals, academics, as well as students.
AccessScience provides an online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology and the McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology, more than 8,500 peer-reviewed articles and research reviews covering major scientific disciplines, 115,000+ definitions from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 3,000 biographies of prominent scientific figures, and around 20,000 audiovisual and animation materials demonstrating key topics. The database also offers a range of specially designed curriculum maps for teachers and educators.
Covers journals, reference reports, proceedings, dissertations and more, including over 2,300 publications with hundreds in full-text in accounting & Tax. It does not only cover recent news and topics, but also the history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day.
ProQuest Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database is a bibliographic database that covers the basic and applied research in aeronautics, astronautics, and space sciences. It also provides access to reports issued by NASA, other U.S. government agencies, international institutions, private firms, and other learned institutions.
This collection provides access to AGRICOLA, ESPM, and EIS databases. It also gives users access to full-text periodical titles and government publications agricultural and environmental science published around the world. Coverage is 1960 to current.
Al Manhal is a leading database that provides a unique opportunity to all QNL users to access Arabic ebooks, full text of peer-reviewed eJournals, and thousands of full-text dissertations & theses from the Arab world's leading universities, research centers and scientific societies. Al Manhal also provides you with the Middle East Strategic Studies Online (MESSO), which is the most comprehensive source for research, intelligence and analysis in Middle East affairs.
Qatar Legal Portal (Al Meezan) is a comprehensive website that encompasses all enforced, amended and abrogated legislations since 1961; the judicial judgments issued by the Court of Cassation that the Technical Office of the Ministry of Justice has classified, indexed and concluded legal principles from; legal fatwa principles issued by the Department of Fatwa and Contracts (a previous department of the Ministry of Justice); and legal scholarly references. The portal hosts around 7,000 legislations and decrees, more than 50,000 articles, and more than 2,000 treaties, rulings and advisory opinions, as well as all issues of the Official Gazette of the State of Qatar since 1954.
American Film Institute (AFI) Catalog is a premier resource for studying American motion pictures. The database includes all films produced in the United States from 1892 to 1973. It also includes records for the Institute’s Top Ten Films for the years 2000 to 2007.
Anghami is a music streaming service that provides access to a vast catalogue of music labels including everything from traditional music to the latest hits of Arab and Western artists. The platform is accessible in the Innovation Station Music Studio.
Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA) covers health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, and education. Updated monthly, ASSIA currently contains records from over 500 journals published in 16 different countries.
Arab World Research Source is a full-text database for researchers of Arabic Studies, Middle Eastern Studies and Islamic Studies. It contains academic journals, magazines, and trade publications that are published in or about the Arab World.
AraBase is a rich resource of most periodicals and yearbooks published in Arabic worldwide since 1934. In addition, it provides users with specialized academic journals in language and literature
ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM) is a specialized bibliography available for the study of modern and contemporary art with full abstracts and indexing from the late 1960s onwards. It covers painting, sculpture, photography, video, and more.
Arts & Humanities Database includes peer-reviewed articles relevant to the fields of applied arts and cultural studies. Subject strengths are art, design, photography, archaeology, architecture, interior design, modern languages and literatures, and cultural studies.
The Artstor Digital Library features a massive range of images selected from some of the world's leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists. The image database contains more than 2.4 million high-quality images in 280 collections for education and research across disciplines, including: Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Fashion and Costume, Literature, Religion, Theater, World History, and much more. All images are accompanied by comprehensive metadata and are rights-cleared for educational use.
Scholarly source for students and faculty in business and financial news and focuses on the Eastern region. A great deal of information on international trade is available as well.
AudioBookCloud is an online audiobook library collection of streaming Adult and Children's audio books for schools and public libraries. Books are in English and Spanish languages and in many different categories including fiction, non-fiction, and classics.
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals is a citation database that indexes more than 2,500 periodicals published worldwide on architecture and design, city or urban planning, archaeology, interior design, and historic preservation.
BASE is one of the world's biggest search engines for academic web resources as it provides more than 100 million documents from more than 5,000 sources. While a portion of the content in this database is subject to license, full texts of about 60% of the indexed documents are accessible for free (Open Access).
Bentham Open provides free full-text access to over 60 peer-reviewed online journals in the fields of biotechnology, biomedical, pharmaceuticals, technology, engineering, computer and social sciences.
It is an online bibliography covers all publication in Arabic which was published before 1960. The Bibliography has 60,000 records of sources in Arabic and Latin from The British Library, The National Library of Egypt, and The Library of Congress.
The Biological Science Database provides access to full-text scholarly literature in all biological science fields covering conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and selected books and patents.
The Biology Database includes 410 titles with more than 360 available in full text. It covers a wide range of biology-related topics such as biological chemistry, biophysics, botany, cytology and histology, environmental studies, microbiology, microscopy, and zoology.
BioMed Central presents around 300 peer-reviewed journals fully open access for research communities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and medicine.
BN-OPALE PLUS catalog contains records for print, audiovisual, and multimedia materials collected by the Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BnF) from its beginnings to date. The catalog also presents open access materials from all BnF library branches.
Read along with online video storybooks for preschoolers – grade 3. Then try games and activities to show what you’ve learned.
This award-winning app offers a new experience for reading digital books such as comics, magazines, and bedtime stories in English and Arabic, selected from the world’s best publishers. Stories are presented with an interactive and entertaining read-along audio and music. Parents and teachers can add their narration and sound effects to create a truly personal library that you can take with you wherever you go.
Follow these steps to be able to use or download Booki application:
- Go to https://www.booki.life/qnl. Enter your email and password, then click Create Account.
- Click “Launch the Booki Web App” button and login with your account credentials (created in step 1) to use the web browser application, OR, Download the “Booki” App on your device from Google Play or App Store, and then open the App and click Login and use your account credentials (created in step 1).
- Agree to the license agreement (required for the first time login only).
- Go to My Books on the left menu and download any book you want by clicking Download under each book.
- Once the download is complete, click on Read button to load it.
‘Books In Print’ contains records for millions of in-print, out-of-print, and forthcoming books. It also includes e-book, audiobook, and video titles. Reviews from well-known resources are included when available. The Global edition contains an expanded global view including records of titles from the U.S., Canada, Europe, U.K., and Australia.
Encyclopedia Britannica Academic Edition contains the online version of the standard encyclopedia, an Arabic Translation Tool plus full-text journal and magazine articles and Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.
‘Britannica School’ is an online learning resource for students from elementary to high school. Supporting curriculum objectives and student research, this interactive tool provides articles from encyclopedias, images and videos, lessons and activities, as well as many other valuable information sources.
This resource offers extensive coverage of popular British periodicals published from the 17th to the 20th century. Nearly 500 searchable full-text British periodicals are featured.
Business Market Research Collection provides company and industry information with a comprehensive overview of more than 50,000 companies.
This platform contains more than 25,000 academic ebooks and more than 300 journals from Cambridge University Press in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
Canadian Business & Current Affairs Complete provides current events, business, science, and academic information produced in Canada. It has four database subsets: Business, Current Events, Education, and Reference.
This online database provides access to current Canadian news content from over 360 news sources starting in the 1970s. Newspapers including The Globe and Mail and Toronto Star along with newswires and broadcast transcripts in full-text format.
It is a good source for vocational and technical information with more than 500 titles in full text.
This literature resource features works from prominent and emerging authors of the past and present. It invites researchers, scholars, and students to use its resources to engage in scholarly debates that are relevant to literature, linguistics, and the humanities in general.
Comics Plus provides access to the full version of several hundred popular and classic titles, ranging from children’s comics to adult graphic novels. You can have as many subscriptions from this online library as you like and read them on your computer or by using the Comics Plus Library Edition App for hand-held devices.
In order to sign in, select ‘Qatar National Library’ from the list of libraries under ‘Find a Library’ on this resource homepage. Then, you can use your existing Zinio account or your QNL barcode and PIN for logging in.
CMMC incorporates the content of (CommSearch) and (Mass Media Articles Index) along with numerous other top journals in communication and media studies. The resource provides full-text for more than 440 journals, 5,500 author profiles, a sophisticated communication thesaurus, as well as abstracts and references for more than 670 journals from their first issues to the present (dating as far back as 1900).
The Computing Database in PQ Central includes 510 titles with over 400 available in full text. It delivers information on product reviews, database design and management, software, hardware, e-commerce, website development, intranets and extranets, and technology management from scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer titles.
The Confidential Print series, issued by the British Government between c. 1820 and 1970, is a fundamental component for political, social and economic research. The series originated out of a need to preserve the most important papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices. These range from single-page letters or telegrams to comprehensive dispatches, investigative reports and texts of treaties.
Documents in this part of the series, ‘Confidential Print: Africa’, covers various topics including: coastal trading in the early nineteenth century and the Conference of Berlin of 1884 and the subsequent Scramble for Africa. They then follow the abuses of the Congo Free State, fights against tropical disease, Italy’s defeat by the Abyssinians, World War II, apartheid in South Africa and colonial moves towards independence. Together they cover the whole of the modern period of European colonization of the continent from the British Government’s perspective.
The Confidential Print series, issued by the British Government between c. 1820 and 1970, is a fundamental component for political, social and economic research. The series originated out of a need to preserve the most important papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices. These range from single-page letters or telegrams to comprehensive dispatches, investigative reports and texts of treaties.
Confidential documents in this collection focus on the countries of the Levant and the Arabian peninsula, Iran, Turkey, Egypt and Sudan, and they discuss topics like the Egyptian reforms of Muhammad Ali Pasha in the 1830s, and the events of the following 150 years including: the Middle East Conference of 1921, the British mandates for Palestine and Mesopotamia, the partition of Palestine, the 1956 Suez Crisis and post-Suez Western foreign policy, and the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Copernicus Publications is a publishing hub of around 30 highly reputable peer-reviewed open access journals in geoscience, engineering, natural and physical sciences, and humanities.
CORE is the largest global aggregator of full text open access scientific content from repositories and journals with a dataset of full text papers reaching 49TB. As of May 2018, CORE has aggregated over 131 million article metadata records, 93 million abstracts, 11 million hosted and validated full texts, and over 78 million direct links to research papers hosted on other websites. CORE is a jointly run service between The Open University and Joint Information Systems Committee (Jisc).
This online database has 597 selected titles from 80+ publishers. Credo Reference authoritative content covers various major subject areas which include arts, medicine, psychology, history, technology, and literature. It offers a mixed collection of reference resources such as general and subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, bibliographies, chronologies, handbooks, atlases, and more. Its platform aggregates content to provide researchers with a cross-searchable learning experience via its signature concept map.
This online database supports research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.
‘De Gruyter ebooks’ offers full-text access to a collection of more than 2,000 ebooks covering a wide variety of content in humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, medicine and more.
DeGruyter Journals offers access to the full texts of over 640 journals and yearbooks, covering a wide variety of content in humanities, medicine, the sciences, and law. Some journals have German language titles and include contributions in English and other languages.
DAAI is a leading source of abstracts and bibliographic records for articles, news, and reviews published in design and applied arts periodicals. It covers disciplines including ceramics, graphic design, fashion, interior design, architecture, web design, animation, and more.
The Digital National Security Archive contains declassified United States government documents, including 38 collections consisting of meticulously indexed documents. It is compiled by top scholars and experts, and covers the most critical world events.
DOAB demonstrates a growing multidisciplinary collection of around 11,000 academic and peer-reviewed open access ebooks.
DOAJ is a world scientific and scholarly journals directory, which provides free access to around 3 million articles from over 11,000 academic journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses – Full Text is the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research. It includes over 1 million full text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format and nearly 3 million searchable citations from around the world from 1743 to the present day.
This database provides access to Arabic language dissertations and theses in all academic disciplines from various Arab universities. The platform covers more than 70,000 titles, with more than 30,000 in full text.
This e-Marefa database contains more than 25,000 theses and dissertations published in the Arab World, as well as 6,500 Arabic reviews of international theses.
This databank offers a broad range of full-text content and bibliographic metadata designed for research in the topic of Islamic Economics and Finance. It contains thousands of annual and quarterly reports of institutions working in 40 countries, around 3,000 journals and journal articles, a directory of +7,500 thesaurus and terms used in the field, around 600 theses and dissertations, more than 4,000 fatwa and Shariah resolutions, around 1,200 ebooks and book reviews, as well as 8 other directories featuring institutions, persons, laws and legislations, policies and regulations, concepts and terminologies, conference proceedings and papers, academic programs, and institutional financial statements. The databank also provides a geography discovery tool by which researchers can retrieve available resources by region, country, or city.
This database features more than 3,000 journals and journal articles, 6,000 books and book chapters, and around 120 theses turned books all published by the Center for Arab Unity Studies.
e-Marefa Polls Databank hosts full-text content of reports for results of Arab public polls, as well as tens of thousands of Arabic public opinions questions on various topics and trends.
Early English Books Online (EEBO) covers the first books published in English through the 17th Century. It contains titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640), Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700), and the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661) collection.
Early European Books provides a comprehensive digitized collection of rare books and incunabula, covering over 30,000 works published across Europe from 1450-1700.
This is a collection of full-text articles which provides access to figures and tables within articles in Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) and Meteorological and Geoastrophysical Abstracts. Coverage is from 1950 to current.
eBook Central (formerly ebrary) offers eBooks from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas including business, computers, engineering, fine arts, history, literature, medicine, and religion.
EBSCOhost Research Databases provides combined access to a number of relevant resources for elementary and middle school students, including Primary Search, Middle Search Plus and Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia.
EconLit with Full Text is the full-text counterpart to EconLit, the American Economic Association's index for economic literature. It contains many full-text journals that are unique to the database. It also contains many non-English full-text journals.
This resource provides open access to the peer-reviewed publications of the Max Planck Research Library for the History and Development of Knowledge covering a wide range of disciplines and are available online, as print-on-demand books and open access publications.
Education Database provides access to over 1,090 educational publications, including more than 800 of the titles in full text.
ERIC provides access to more than 1.2 million bibliographic records indexed since 1996. The education database contains records of journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, and books.
EduSearch: is a huge educational informatics gateway which is considered as the optimal and integrated solution that fits the requirements of specialists and researchers because it covers a wide range of topics in the field of education
eduTechnoz: Try these fun online games from eduTechnoz to improve your reading in Arabic. You can play the 150+ games over and over, always gaining new skills while having a great time.
Royal Society of Chemistry journals are full-text scientific journals covering research articles in multidisciplinary areas of general chemistry, chemical biology, medicine and other chemical sciences.
This online database offers full-text access to over 2000 eBook titles covering law, economics, Islamic finance, business studies, public and social policy, energy policy and the environment. It includes reference books, scholarly monographs, research handbooks, companions and much more.
For primary through secondary school age children, eLibrary contains images, videos, eBooks, and full-text articles from a variety of magazines and journals.
Emerald eCase Collection is a digital collection of international business and management case studies of companies from the world’s emerging and mature markets. It covers over 1500 international case studies on different subject areas suitable for the MBA curriculum and includes licensed case studies from leading business schools.
Emerald Insight includes journals and books relevant to a range of subject areas including accounting and finance, economics, management, marketing, education, information studies, engineering, sociology, and tourism and hospitality.
This resource brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of 'Empire' and its theories, practices and consequences. The materials span across the last five centuries and are accompanied by a host of secondary learning resources including scholarly essays, maps and an interactive chronology.
Encyclopedia of Arabic Languages and Linguistics covers all relevant fields in Arabic linguistics, both general and language specific. It deals with all levels of the language, from pre-Classical Arabic, Classical Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, Arabic vernacular, to mixed varieties of Arabic.
Encyclopedia of Islam is a comprehensive reference tool on Islamic studies with emphasis on economic and social topics. It also gives access to Historical Atlas of Islam.
The Encyclopedia of the Qur'an is an online dictionary covering all Qur’anic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, and cultural history which are mentioned in the Holy Qur’an, and gives an explanation for each entry. It also gives entries for verses from the Qur’an, and allows to search by terms in each verse.
This is an interdisciplinary reference tool that covers research on gender studies and the Islamic world. It also provides primary sources and secondary sources under each entry.
Entrepreneurship Database delivers vital resources on entrepreneurial information such as video clips, business plans, market research, start-up plans and templates, journal and magazine contents, business cases, working papers, conference proceedings, full text dissertations, blogs, and company profiles.
Environmental Impact Statements provides full-text documents and digests. Most of the collection includes a description of major habitats and a list of the plant and animal species present. The database pays attention on the presence of threatened species, a supplementary document, the Species Impact Statement (SIS).
Family Health Database in PQ Central includes general medical journals that cover an enormous range of subjects of value in the public library context – from sports injuries to women’s health, from food to nutrition to midwifery, and from eye care to dentistry.
FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database offers in-depth coverage of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals. It contains article citations from more than 345 periodicals. There are links from the FIAF index records to the full-text of the article within the database where available.
Film Index International is a resource for information on entertainment films and personalities produced in collaboration with the British Film Institute.
This collection is an essential resource for understanding the events in the Middle East during the 1970s. The documents in the collection address the policies, economies, political relationships and significant events of every major Middle East power. Conflicts such as the Arab-Israeli War, the Lebanese Civil War and the Iranian Revolution are examined in detail, as are the military interventions and peace negotiations carried out by regional and foreign powers like the United States and Russia. Commercial interests are also scrutinized, with in-depth analyses of Middle East nations’ economic stability and reviews of international arm sales policies. The activities of oil producing nations such as Saudi Arabia are closely monitored, with particular reference to the Gulf States and members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Utilizing the significant collection of diplomatic correspondence, minutes, reports, political summaries and personality profiles, students and researchers can explore a decade characterized by conflict.
For students and adults alike, the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics.
Gerlach Press Books offer a highly topical book collection on international affairs, economics, social, and philosophical issues related to the Middle East and the Gulf states in particular. The collection studies the geopolitical importance of the region from the point of view of energy, sustainability, security, socio-religious tensions and the risks of armed conflict, all of which have the potential for global impact.
This resource brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of global commodities in world history. The commodities featured in this resource have been transported, exchanged and consumed around the world for hundreds of years. They helped transform societies, global trading operations, habits of consumption and social practices.
Grolier Online is a collection of online resources such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, interactive maps, world newspapers, informational video clips, and more for students in elementary, middle, and high schools, along with their librarians and educators.
Health & Medical Collection in PQ Central combines the clinical research titles available in ProQuest Medical Library with hundreds of additional consumer and health administration titles. It provides in-depth coverage from over 1,950 publications with over 1,660 available in full text.
Health & Medicine has over 1,250 titles, with more than 1,120 medical titles in full text with abstracts and indexing from the well-known MEDLINE database. It also includes charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements essential to medical research.
Health Management Database in PQ Central is designed to meet the needs of researchers studying the field of health administration. The content provides relevant information on a wide range of topics, including hospitals, insurance, law, statistics, business management, personnel management, ethics, health economics, and public health administration.
HeinOnline is one of the premier sources for specialist legal, political and historical information. Mainly covering international and American content, it provides full-text access to legal journals, books, case law, treaties and other federal government documents.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Tribune provides the full text of the Chicago Tribune from 1849 to 1992 with images of pages and articles.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Los Angeles Times includes full-text and full-image articles of the newspaper from 1881 to 1991.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Guardian and The Observer provides searchable, full text access to the Guardian (1821-2003) and the Observer (1791-2003).
This online database provides the full image of articles published in the New York Times from its first issue in 1851 up to 2012. It is searchable by keyword, author, article title, and abstract.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Times of India provides the full text of the newspaper from 1838 to 2006 with images of pages and articles.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Wall Street Journal provides PDF images of all the content published in The Wall Street Journal from its first issue in 1889 through 1998.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post includes full-text and full-image articles of the newspaper from 1877 to 1999.
History Study Center has historical reference materials that spans from ancient times to current events. It has over 40,000 documents that showcase historical events and provide quick and valuable facts for a variety of users from high school students to history scholars.
IEEE Xplore provides Web access to 3.1 million full-text documents from some of the world's most highly cited publications in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics.
This is an abstract and index database that covers literature on Islam. It includes more than 415,000 records. The materials cited in the index include books, journals, conference proceedings, monographs, and book reviews.
India Database is a specialized set of full-text, subscription based scholarly journals from the business, medical, science, technology, social sciences, and humanities disciplines, published entirely in India.
International Bibliography of Art (IBA) is the successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art. International Bibliography of Art (IBA) provides authoritative coverage of European art from late antiquity to the present, American art from the colonial era to the present, and global art since 1945.
IslamicInfo is an electronic database designed to meet the needs of researchers in the field of Islamic, judicial, and legal sciences alike. It covers what was published in these subjects since 1924
J.P. Morgan Research contains reports for 3,400 companies analyzed by expert research analysts, covering all industries and all regions.
Jana is a children’s online learning platform that helps improve reading skills of primary school students in a fun and interactive way. The resource provides a collection of educational games according to the established standards of Arabic 21.
Access to this resource is a logon-based and not IP-based. QNL has 2,000 Jana accounts, which can be distributed to educators and parents in Qatar on a first come, first served basis. To request one of these accounts or if you need any further details, please contact QNL Children Library team at: [email protected]
The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a peer reviewed scientific video journal focusing on publishing visual experiments in life sciences research in video format. It covers research methods and experimental techniques from the physical and life sciences including biology, bioengineering, medicine, science education, immunology and neuroscience.
The JSTOR archive includes more than 1,500 leading academic journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. The entire back runs of journals (from volume 1, issue 1) are provided with an embargo for the most recent 3 years.
This collection of eBook series and non-serial publications covers all disciplines of human medicine. It provides full-text access to volumes of current and back titles published by Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers since 1997.
Karger Journals provides access to more than 100 full-text medical and scientific e-journals.
Library Science Database gives users full-text access to over 150 publications in library and information science. It provides full-text support for the core titles included in ProQuest’s authoritative Library & Information Science Abstracts database (LISA).
This is a leading online resource for the study and teaching of literature in English. It is a fully integrated service that combines the texts of over 355,000 literary works with a vast library of key criticism and reference resources. It includes an ever-growing library of full-text journals and author biographies.
MarinLit is an online database, which provides access to information on marine natural products research. Its content includes revised compounds, synthesis, ecology and biological activities, compound information, formulae, molecular mass, and numbers of various functional groups, UV and taxonomic data.
This collection provides access to METADEX and Polymer Library databases. It also gives users access to full-text periodical titles and government publications on materials science and technology published around the world. Coverage is 1965 to current.
This is a reference tool that provides students, academics and researchers with more than 180 titles and other practical skill-building tools such as videos, animations and case studies questions and answers. It covers a wide range of medical fields including surgery, emergency medicine, pharmacotherapy, anesthesiology, pediatrics and physiotherapy.
Medline with Full Text provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. It is a comprehensive source of full text articles from 1,470 journal titles indexed in MEDLINE.
Middle East and Islamic Studies eBooks from Brill is a collection of over 150 English eBooks in the areas of Middle East and Islamic Studies.
EBSCO Middle Search Plus provides access to full-text of popular middle school magazines, biographies, historical essays, primary source documents, and image collections of photos, maps, and flags. All full-text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator.
Military Database in PQ Central covers topics across all government and military branches including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space fight, communications, civil engineering, and more. It includes over 600 titles, with more than 410 available in full text.
The Music Periodicals Database provides indexing and abstracts for several hundred international music periodicals from over 20 countries, plus full text for more than 140 of the indexed journals. The database currently includes over 1.3 million records, the majority from the most recent ten years of publication. Some complete journal runs are included, with indexing back to 1874.
Nahla wa Nahil is a children’s online learning platform that provides access to thousands of Arabic books, videos and educational games.
Follow these steps to be able to create a new account:
- Go to (https://0-www-nahlawanahil-com.library.qnl.qa/).
- Click Enter.
- A dialogue box will pop-up saying “If you don’t have an account yet, click here to register” so click on the word “here”.
- The signup form will appear .Enter the required information.
- Click Save. Your account will be created, and the welcome page will appear.
The Natural Science Collection includes discipline oriented bibliographic abstracts databases and full-text scholarly and trade journals, magazines, reports, books, conference proceedings, and news materials relevant to the field of natural sciences.
Nature is an online scientific journal that publishes peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology. QNL members have access to issues between January 2010 and December 2016.
Naxos Music Library is a comprehensive collection of classical music with over 170,000 tracks, including classical, jazz, and world music. It also includes information on the different works with biographical information on composers or artists in Naxos's database.
Naxos Music Library Jazz (NMLJ) offers a selection of jazz legends and contemporary jazz. It includes famous jazz legends and newly selected titles from leading independent labels that are added every month.
Naxos Music Library World presents a collection of over 105,900 tracks from 9,580 albums of world music.
Naxos Spoken Word Library contains audio recordings of the world's greatest literature including classic novels, plays, and poetry.
Naxos Video Library is a streaming video library of classical music performances, operas, ballets, live concerts, and documentaries.
This database allows you to search English titles for children between the ages of 0-18 years old based on their preferences across different topics. You can find information about many titles, read reviews, and see lists of recommended books. A great place to find your next title to read!
Novelist Plus is a reading guide and advisory tool suitable for all age groups. It contains recommendations for fiction and nonfiction, author read-a-likes, book discussion guides, award lists, book cover images, and nearly 40,000 first chapter excerpts.
Nursing & Allied Health Database in PQ Central provides users with reliable healthcare information in nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and much more. It is designed to meet the needs of researchers at healthcare facilities as well as nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions.
OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and contains its eBooks, chapters, articles, papers and statistics of data going back to 1960s covering over 80 countries. Information is suitable for a wide range of users including universities, researchers and business.
OverDrive provides popular eBooks for most devices available, including PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android and Nook.
Ovid is a pioneer health research platform that provides access to a large collection of full-text peer–reviewed journals and multimedia on behavioral and social sciences, clinical medicine, nursing, public health, physical science & engineering, and other related fields in medical sciences.
Oxford Bibliographies: Islamic Studies is an authoritative research guide with annotated bibliography and high-end encyclopedia that covers a wide variety of subjects in Islamic Studies.
The Oxford Reference provides access to Oxford Research Library Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East, Biographical Encyclopedia of Islamic Philosophy, and Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt. This database is a comprehensive reference tool that covers large number of full-text records.
The Oxford University Press Archive holds the records of the University's printing and publishing activities from the 17th century to date. The records of the Oxford English Dictionary form a major part of the collection.
This provides easy access for more than 230 academic and research journals in Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science. It allows users to search by title of journal or article. The database also offers perpetual access for all previous issues. QNL members have full-text access to Journals Archive (1791-1995) and content from 2012 up to December 2016.
The PAIS Index database contains references to more than 625,800 journal articles, books, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, and internet material.
The Performing Arts Periodicals Database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 395 international performing arts periodicals, plus full text for more than 160 of the indexed journals. The database currently includes almost a million records, the majority from the most recent ten years of each journal.
An online database that provides access to international, scholarly literature in the areas of humanities and social sciences from 1802 to 2000.
Periodicals Index Online is a leading multidisciplinary index to the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The scope is international, including journals in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and most other European languages. Over 30% of the content indexed is from non-English scholarly titles.
Petroleum Abstracts TULSA® Database is the petroleum industry's preeminent information resource for coverage of oil and gas exploration and production-related scientific and technical knowledge. It contains indexed bibliographic references and abstracts for articles from key industry journals; it provides patent gazettes, full-text patents, government documents, dissertations, and books.
Pharma Collection offers access to over 2,650 scholarly full text journals. It is a comprehensive database that covers not only medical, clinical, and scientific titles, but also other topics valuable to all pharmaceutical company employees, from human resources to research and development, and from marketing to finance.
The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database on all subject areas of philosophy and related disciplines with more than 500,000 records from publications that date back to 1902.
Pilots provides access to citations and abstracts information of published literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events. Coverage is from 1871 to current.
Pivot is an indispensable source of information on funding opportunities. The database provides access to a directory of sponsors, scholarships, fellowships, research assistant-ships, and grants proposals. As this is a tool designed for use by users affiliated with academic institutions, it quickly and easily brings together people with specific interests with funding opportunities in those areas.
Political Science Database provides full-text access and abstracts to more than 500 political science journals.
EBSCO Primary Search is designed specifically for elementary school students. It contains full-text for more than 70 popular, elementary school magazines. In addition to the full-text collection, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 100 magazines.
Primary Sources: Middle Eastern Manuscripts Online 1: Pioneer Orientalists provides rare, digitized Arabic manuscripts from the Leiden University Library. Pioneer Orientalists has rich Arabic content with over 300 digitized volumes in full color, resulting in over 500 Arabic texts. It can be searched in English or with Arabic transliteration.
Primary Sources: Middle Eastern Manuscripts Online 2: The Ottoman Legacy of Levinus Warner is an online publication that contains 45, 809 pages of Ottoman Turkish, Arabic, and Persian texts. These manuscripts were collected by the great scholar himself during his stay in Istanbul from 1644 until his death in 1665.
This link points to a search page that will simultaneously search most Proquest products.
PQ Central is a vast aggregated full-text database, with thousands of periodical titles and millions of full-text articles available. It serves as a central resource for researchers at all levels.
Psychology Database provides abstracts and indexing for more than 650 titles, with over 540 titles in full text.
Public Health Database delivers core public health literature with access to over 750 publications, with over 520 in full text. It contains journals, newspaper articles, reports, trade publications, and more published in 1972 to present.
PubMed, developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, provides free access to more than 27 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher websites.
Qscience.com is a peer-reviewed online publishing platform that provides a growing range of peer-reviewed open access journals in medicine and bioscience, healthcare, social science, Islamic studies, and engineering.
RBdigital is an English only digital audio-book database that allows users to download audio-books to any iPod, iPhone, iPad, or computer running a Windows or Macintosh operating system. The collection of approximately 6,100 items includes genres such as popular general fiction, literary fiction, science fiction, classic fiction, mystery, biography, and creative non-fiction.
After you sign in to your Qatar National Library account, you will be redirected to the RBdigital website. The first time you arrive on the site, you will need to create an account. Here is a video to help you sign in and use the site. Once in the site, click HELP to learn more about how to use the service.
You will need to download RBdigital Media Manager to listen to the audiobooks, click here to download.
RBdigital Magazines provides access to full-color digital popular magazines that include both new and backlist titles with no holds or checkout period limitations. Checkout the titles instantly using your desktop or mobile using the RBdigital App.
To be able to download any titles, you need to create an account or register. Once registered, you need to log in once before checking out or downloading any titles. Find titles by selecting cover or clicking the search icon. In addition to permanent checkout of titles, you can build a digital backlist for anytime browsing and reading. For more help, here is a simple user guide.
This is one of the leading citation tools. It allows users to create an account, save, and organize their search and research materials in a specific citation style such as the Modern Language Association (MLA) and American Psychological Association (APA). The “Write-N-Cite” plug in for Microsoft Office (available for Windows and Mac) enables users to cite their sources directly from their paper without switching to any other application. By using the “RefGrab-it” tool, users can cite any online source by importing it to their RefWorks account. It is as simple as importing the source easily, with one click right from their internet browser. Kindly contact us via "Ask Librarian" for "Group Code".
Religion Database covers formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspectives of many, worldwide religions. It contains more than 260 journals, most of which are full-text. Many titles are from religious publishing bodies and non-denominational organizations.
ProQuest Research Companion helps students do scholarly research. It contains more than 80 short videos that are organized into nine Learning Modules that answer questions like "How do I choose a topic?" "Where do I find information?" and "How do I evaluate sources?"
Research Library is a general database with a mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers. The database includes more than 5,000 titles starting from 1971.
The Royal Society of Chemistry provides access to journals in multidisciplinary subject fields including biology, biophysics, energy and environment, engineering, materials, medicine and physics, in addition to the core chemical sciences.
Safari Tech Books Online provides access to more than 21,000 digital books and videos on topics ranging from programming to IT networking to project management to graphic design to business strategy published by over 100 publishers.
This is an interdisciplinary database that provides full text articles from more than 645 journals in Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science. It allows users to search by title of journals or by subject. The database also offers perpetual access for all previous issues.
SAGE Research Methods (SRM) is an essential online methods library for researchers as it provides more than 1000 books, reference works, journal articles, 1100+ peer-reviewed case studies, and over 125 hours of instructional videos by world-leading academics from across several subject areas, including the largest collection of qualitative methods books available online from any scholarly publisher.
In addition, researchers and university students conducting projects in subjects of social sciences can use the SRM LibGuide, a complementary tool specifically designed to help them find resources on the SAGE Research Methods platform. The LibGuide can be accessed at: http://0-sagepub.libguides.com.library.qnl.qa/research-methods/researchmethods
This resource is on trial and is accessible from 22 April 2018 until 1 July 2018.
Science Database in PQ Central is a definitive resource for researchers studying both the applied and general sciences. It contains publications dating back to 1986 with more than 1,200 documents available in full text.
Science Direct eBooks is a full-text database of scientific books covering physical sciences, engineering, life sciences, health, social sciences, and humanities. QNL’s current subscription provides full-text access to about 20,000 book chapters.
Science Direct eJournals is a full-text database of scientific Journals covering physical sciences, engineering, life sciences, health, social sciences, and humanities. QNLs current subscription provides full-text access to articles in more than 2,500 journals.
Scopus is a large abstract and citation database containing both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. It includes 21,000 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities.
SIRS Discoverer is a general reference resource for beginning learners and researchers. It is aimed towards students in the primary and preparatory grades. SIRS Discoverer helps students with the skills of research, writing, and language.
SIRS Issues Researcher is a general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues. Articles and graphics are selected from over 1,600 international publications.
Social Science Database in ProQuest Central includes over 930 titles, with more than 640 available in full-text. Social Science Journals provides information on hundreds of topics, including addiction studies, urban studies, family studies, and international relations.
ProQuest Sociology Collection provides access to more than 300 full-text journals in sociology and social work. It includes many core titles like Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts.
Springer ebooks consists of over 172,000 eBooks of reference works, monographs, briefs, proceedings, textbooks, and eBook Series of scientific, technical and medical publications. QNL members have full-text access to titles up to December 2016.
SpringerLink is a large database of full-text journals, books, protocols, eReferences, and book series. It covers a wide range of scientific, technical and medical subjects. QNL members have full-text access up to December 2016.
This collection consists of over 45, 000 full-text book titles covering Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, Medicine, Built Environment, Science and technology, and Law.
Taylor and Francis Online Journal Library consists of 2 databases, the Science & Technology Library (ST Library) and the Social Science and Humanities Library (SSH Library). It has a broad multidisciplinary collection with access to over 1500 titles covering 19 broad subjects.
The Technology Collection includes 5 discipline-oriented bibliographic abstracts databases and full-text scholarly and trade journals, magazines, reports, books, conference proceedings, and news materials relevant to the fields of technology and engineering. It contains contents published from 1962 to present.
Telecommunications Database in ProQuest Central includes over 290 titles, with more than 220 available in full text. The database includes topics such as computer applications, data communications, data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science, and information theory.
The Annual Register is a detailed chronicle of events from 1758 to date. It is a digitized version of the classic 240+ volume reference work. Every year, a new volume is published describing the events of the past year. Topics covered include world politics, scientific discoveries, obituaries, and more.
The Company of Biologists provides some of the world’s leading journals in all branches of biology. Two of its open access journals are Disease Models & Mechanisms and Biology Open (BiO).
Economist Intelligence Unit provides access to country-focused financial conditions, techniques & regulations, and economic and business forecasts produced by the Economist Intelligence Unit. The subscription includes Global Country Forecast, Global Country Reports, Global Viewswire, and Global Country Data.
The Merck Index Online is a multiple database that offers online access to over 11,500 monographs and historic records covering chemical substances, including human and veterinary drugs, and biological and natural products.
The Vogue Archive provides access to every issue of Vogue from 1892 to date. It contains covers, advertisements, features, photographs, and illustrations in their original context.
Tido provides access to large selection of piano sheet music on the iPad, including mostly classical music repertoire. The app has several innovative functions like automatic page turning technology, real audio recordings synchronized to the notation, annotation tools to mark up your scores and video tutorials from top pianists. Tido is accessible in the Innovation Station Music Studio.
View online science and social studies books and videos for grades 3–6. Then try games and activities to show what you’ve learned.
TumbleBook Library provides access to a great source of animated talking picture books, puzzles, games, quizzes, videos, and language learning sources for children and teens. It can also be used as a teaching tool by instructors.
TumbleBookCloud is an online database of eBooks and educator resources perfect for middle school, high school, and public libraries. The database offers a robust selection of graphic novels, enhanced novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks.
This collection offers full-text access to British government records in the form of the House of Commons Parliamentary sessional papers from 1715 to the present, with supplementary material back to 1688.
This online database provides access to the full-text of over 10,000 academic ebooks in 20 subject areas, covering the Humanities, Social Sciences, Medicine and Law. It includes titles from Oxford University Press and partner presses.
Urban Studies Abstracts covers subjects of relevance to the discipline including urban affairs, community development and urban history.
US Newsstream includes international, national and regional papers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post.
Web of Science is a large interdisciplinary abstract and citation online database providing references to peer- reviewed research literature from journals, books, book chapters and conference proceedings in the sciences, engineering, medicine, social sciences, arts and humanities. Access is available from 2008 to present.
Wiley Online Library Books provides full-text access to more than 18,000 scholarly and professional books, handbooks and dictionaries covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities.
This online database hosts a multidisciplinary collection of full-text journal articles covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities.