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Databases available at IHU

Databases must be used for academic research purposes only and users must comply with the copyright holder’s terms and conditions. (Access: Free)

Description: It provides the best Business Economics and Finance news and links. It lists only the top sites in each category. It provides real time business economics and finance news. It links to the best business economics and finance blogs.



Description: Online Catalogue Cefael. The content is in French.

This is only for the School of Humanities


Europeana: think culture

Description: Europeana is about ideas and inspiration. It links you to 6 million digital items of:

  • Images, paintings, drawings, maps, photos and pictures of museum objects.
  • Texts – books, newspapers, letters, diaries and archival papers
  • Sounds – music and spoken word from cylinders, tapes, discs and radio broadcasts
  • Videos – films, newsreels and TV broadcasts

Gale Research Complete

Gale Research Complete | Trial 22/7/2022 – 31/12/2022 (Access: Available remotely via VPN or other depending on each campus)

Description: Gale Research Complete (formerly Gale Reference Complete – Academic) provides access to the largest package of primary and secondary sources, covering nearly every research area and discipline.

HEAL-LINK Hellenic Academic Libraries Link

HEAL – LINK Hellenic Academic Libraries Link (Access: Available remotely via VPN or other depending on each campus)

Description: Provides access to thousands electronic journals of various publishers such as Sage, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, Elsevier, Springer, Emerald, Wiley, ACM, IEEE, SCOPUS etc.


HeinOnline (Access: Available remotely via VPN or other depending on each campus)


HeinOnline is a premier online research platform that provides more than 207 million pages of multidisciplinary periodicals, essential government documents, international resources, case law, and much more. The wealth of material allows academic institutions, government agencies, law firms, court systems, corporations, and other organizations access to authoritative, true-to-print digital material without the hassle or cost of using multiple research databases.

Every document across HeinOnline’s 100+ databases is an exact facsimile of its print counterpart, providing access to original, authoritative sources as well as the ease and speed that accompanies online searching.


JSTOR (Access: Available remotely via VPN or other depending on each campus)

Description: JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources. Access to JSTOR is active for the following collection(s):Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV, VII Collections. (Access: Available remotely via VPN or other depending on each campus)

Description: is the world’s leading online resource for international arbitration research. It contains a wealth of commentary from expert authors and an extensive collection of primary source materials. For a full overview of the wide range of print publications included in the online database, please consult the books and journals pages. For details of their editorial policy, please consult the policy page.


KUSELITis an online legal literature service that gives access to the most important legal journals. The service is available in German.


ORBIS EUROPE (Access: Please contact IHU Library)

Description: Orbis Europe is a growing database of companies and other entities. It has information on close to 400 million companies and entities across the globe – 41 million of these have detailed financial information. It’s the most powerful comparable data resource on private companies – and it covers listed companies too. It’s strengths include:

  • comparable information
  • extensive corporate ownership structures
  • a holistic view of companies


SSRN (Social Science Research Network) (Access: Available remotely via VPN or other depending on each campus)

Description: This service is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences.

Download user’s guide


Statista (Trial period: 4/5/2023-13/6/2023, Access: Available remotely via VPN or other depending on each campus)

Statista is one of the world’s largest statistics and market data platforms, popular because it fits today’s way of working so well. You can imagine a search engine that only reaches valid information from trusted sources, which’s scale and appearance you can customize in many cases and implement into your workflow with a few clicks. All content is displayed in a comprehensive manner and the platform allows for an intuitive navigation to focus on your research and nothing else. Statista enables access to more than 1.5 million statistics, forecasts, dossiers, reports and infographics and their own survey on 80,000 topics from more than 22,500 sources.

Watch the video for a brief presentation of Statista.

Read the Statista trend analysis handout.

Web of Science

Web of Science (Access: Available remotely via VPN or other depending on each campus)

Web of Science is a platform that provides access to multiple databases that provide reference and citation data from academic journals, conference proceedings, and other documents in various academic disciplines.

Getting an insight how the platform works, please view the following video:

Additionally, guidelines about using Endnote Online can be found on the following link:

Once you enter the webpage, please stay focused in the General EndNote Online Resources


WESTLAW (Access: Available remotely via VPN or other depending on each campus)

Description: Westlaw is an online legal research service. Information resources on Westlaw include more than 40,000 databases of case law, state and federal statutes, administrative codes, newspaper and magazine articles, public records, law journals, law reviews, treatises, legal forms, and other information resources.


Zenon (Access: Available remotely via VPN or other depending on each campus)

Description: The database includes archaeological bibliographies only available for the School of Humanities.