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Geobase Combined index to journal papers and other literature in geography, geology, oceanography and international development that covers agriculture and rural development; environment and development; industrial policy; social policies such as health, housing, and education; health, demography; gender and culture; aid, international relations and politics. More Details... 1980 to present

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Agricola Index to agricultural research from journals and other literature covering animal science, horticulture, entomology, forestry, land management, nutrition, pesticides, soil science and other related topics. More Details... 1970 to present
AGRIS Complements the Agricola database by indexing non-US agricultural publications. More Details... 1975 to present
Bibliography of Africana Periodical Literature Database Indexes articles from English language and multi-lingual journals and periodicals that specialize in African Studies or consistently cover the African continent. Usually from Vol. 1 of the indexed periodical
Bibliography of Asian Studies Indexes principally western-language journal articles and book chapters on all subjects (especially humanities and social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia. More Details... 1971 to present
British Library for Development Studies Catalog of a major research collection of development studies literature that indexes over 150,000 reports and articles from over 150 journals not indexed in standard article indexes. Includes links to online fulltext if available. 1975 to present
EconLit Index to economic literature selected from journals, conference proceedings, books, dissertations, and working papers. More Details... 1969 to present
Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management Major index to environmental science and technology research published in journals and other literature. Can be searched collectively as one index or as separate subfiles, e.g., Sustainablity Science Abstracts, Water Resources Abstracts and Human Population and Natural Resources Management. More Details... 1981 to present
Handbook of Latin American Studies Index to scholarly literature on Latin America covering the social sciences and humanities.More Details... 1935 to present
Medline Indexes journal articles covering all areas of medicine, including biomedicine, clinical medicine, experimental medicine, dentistry, nursing, and health administration. More Details... 1965 to present
Population Index Index to research literature on demography--fertility, mortality, population growth, and migration. More Details... 1937 to 2000
POPLINE Indexes journal articles, reports, books, and unpublished reports in the field of population, family planning, and related health issues. Includes links to online fulltext if available. 1970 to present, with some back to 1886
Sociological Abstracts Indexes journal articles and meeting papers in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. More Details... 1952 to present; selective from 1920

In addition check these other International Development Document Databases/Catalogs/Bibliographies.

Other Databases to Consider

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ArticleFirst Indexes the table of contents of 16,000 journals in all subject areas. More Details... 1990 to present
Blackwell Synergy Premium Journals Includes fulltext articles from over 850 journals published by Blackwell from 1997 to the present with article indexing back to Vol. 1 of each journal. More Details... 1997 to present
Conference Papers Index Indexes meeting papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific conferences. More Details... 1982 to present
Google Scholar Indexes scholarly journal articles and web pages in all academic disciplines. More Details...  
HighWire Press Network Includes fulltext articles from over 1,000 scholarly journals, with almost 50% being freely available and with indexing back to volume one for most journals. Dates vary
JSTOR Includes fulltext articles from scholarly journals from their first volume to a point five years before the present. More Details... Dates vary
NTIS Database (National Technical Information Service) Includes fulltext technical reports produced by the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, EPA and NASA. More Details... 1990 to present
Oxford Journals Includes fulltext articles from journals published by Oxford University Press from 1996 to the present with article indexing back to Vol. 1 of each journal. More Details... 1996 to present
PapersFirst Indexes individual papers presented at congresses, conferences, and symposia. More Details... 1993 to present
Project Muse Includes fulltext articles from over 300 scholarly humanities, arts, and social sciences journals. More Details... Date varies by journal
Sage Journals Online Includes fulltext articles from 440 online journals from social science, scientific, medical, professional, and business disciplines. More Details... 1999 to the present
Science.gov Gateway to science information provided by 13 federal scientific agencies. The site provides access to federal science web sites and databases containing technical reports, journal articles, conference proceedings, and other published materials on science topics. More Details... Dates vary
ScienceDirect Includes full-text articles from Elsevier and Academic Press journals covering the physical, life, health, and social sciences. More Details... 1997 to present
Scirus Scientific search engine that indexes articles, patents, pre-prints, technical reports and other scientific information available on the web. date varies
SpringerLink Includes fulltext articles from 750 journals published by Springer from Vol. 1 of each journal. More Details... Date varies
US Government Publications Monthly Catalog Indexes documents issued by the legislative, executive and judicial branches of the US federal government. More Details... 1976 to present
Wiley Online Library Includes fulltext articles from 360 journals published by Wiley from 1997 to the present with article indexing back to Vol. 1 of each journal. More Details... 1997 to present
WorldCat Indexes books, government documents, technical reports, media, maps, sound recordings, and other monographic materials found in libraries worldwide. More Details... 1000 B.C. to present