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Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier provides full text for nearly 4,700 publications, including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed journals. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for over one hundred journals, and searchable references are provided for more than 1,000 titles. Searchable together with other EbscoHost databases.



AccessMedicine from McGraw-Hill Medical is a comprehensive online medical resource that provides a complete spectrum of knowledge from the best minds in medicine, with essential information accessible anywhere.

Authoritative, trusted, and continuously updated with optimized content for any mobile device, AccessMedicine is guided by a preeminent Advisory Board that includes three of the medical field’s top academic experts. Read more about this resource here.


AHFS Consumer Medication Information

The AHFS Consumer Medication Information is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers and has been a Top Ten Award Winner in the Department of Health and Human Services National Consumer Education Materials Contest. This content is updated monthly.


American Chemical Society (web edition, 40 journals,  ACS Legacy Archives)

The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society provides the worldwide scientific community with a comprehensive collection of the most-cited, peer-reviewed journals in the chemical and related sciences. ACS Publications publishes more than 40 journals, Chemical & Engineering News, ACS Legacy Archives, and the ACS Symposium Series via its award-winning web-based platform. ACS journals are #1 in citations or Impact Factor in the seven core chemistry categories as well as eight additional categories.


American Economic Association Journals

The American Economic Association (AEA) was organized in 1885 at a meeting in Saratoga, New York, by a small group interested in economics. It was incorporated in Washington, DC, on February 3, 1923. The AEA encourages economic research, especially the historical and statistical study of the actual conditions of industrial life. Here you can find journals with publications on economic subjects.


American Institute of Physics journals

The AIP was founded in 1931 to promote science and the profession of physics, publish physics journals, and produce publications for scientific and engineering societies. The AIP is made up of various member societies, including American Physical Society, American Astronomical Society, Acoustical Society of America, American Association of Physics Teachers and other professional associations. Journals published by AIP are among the most respectable and highly cited publications in physics. We have subscription to current and archive issues of AIP journals.


American physical society APS-ALL collection

The American Physical Society (APS) is a non-profit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy and international activities. APS represents 48,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories and industry in the United States and throughout the world. Society offices are located in College Park, Maryland (Headquarters), Ridge, New York, and Washington, DC.


American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 140,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide and is America's oldest national engineering society. Here you can find journal publications and conference proceedings on engineering subjects.



AnthroSource is an online portal connecting more than 30 journals published by the American Anthropological Association. NU Library subscription offers access that covers the 2011-2015 issues.


ASME journals and books

Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME is the premier professional membership organization for more than 127,000 mechanical engineers and associated members worldwide. Our subscription includes access to e-books on various topics published by ASME Press from 1993.


Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Digital Library

The ACM Digital Library  is the most comprehensive collection of full-text articles and bibliographic records in existence today covering the fields of computing and information technology. The full-text database includes the complete collection of ACM's publications, including journals, conference proceedings, magazines, newsletters, and multimedia titles and currently consists of:

- 391,000 Full-text articles

- 2.0+ Million Pages of full-text articles

- 20,000+ New full-text articles added each year

- 44+ High Impact Journals with 2-3 new journals being launched each year

- 275+ Conference Proceedings Titles added each year

- 2,000+ Proceedings Volumes

- 8 Magazines (including the flagship Communications of the ACM, the most heavily cited publication in the field of computing according to Thomson-Reuters)

- 37 Technical Newsletters from ACM's Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

- 5,805+ Video files

- 594 Audio files

In addition to this, individual ACM members can access ebooks on this platform with their username and password.


Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination

Bates’ Visual Guide delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for the (Advanced) Assessment or Introduction to Clinical Medicine course. The site features more than 8 hours of video content. Students and faculty in medical, nursing, and related programs will appreciate the careful attention to clinical accuracy, as well as the range of patient types profiled in the series.



Human Visualization Platform. This interactive, medically accurate virtual body enables users to learn about anatomy, health conditions, and treatments in visual format that resembles life itself. Please, create a free account to access.


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Ask a librarian on the 2nd floor.



The BMJ is an international peer reviewed medical journal and a fully online first publication. The website is updated daily with original articles, podcasts, videos, and blogs and organised into four main content streams—research, education, news and views, and campaigns. In addition, the site is fully searchable, with an archive back to 1840 and numerous topic collections on clinical and non-clinical subjects. Articles of relevance to specific countries and regions are grouped together on country portals.


Brill History of Afghanistan

The most important history of Afghanistan ever written (originally written in Persian), Sirāj al-tawārīkh or The History of Afghanistan. It was commissioned as an official national history by the Afghan prince, later amir, Habib Allah Khan (reigned 1901-1919). The author, Fayz Muhammad Khan, better known as “Katib” (The Writer), was a scribe at the royal court. For more than twenty years, he had full access to government archives and oral sources and thus presents an unparalleled picture of the country from its founding in 1747 until the end of the nineteenth century. The roots of much of the fabric of Afghanistan’s society today—tribe and state relations, the rule of law, gender issues, and the economy—are elegantly and minutely detailed in this immense work.


Business Source Complete

Business Source Complete provides full text for more than 2,300 journals, including 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. Searchable cited references date back to 1998, and includes full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Searchable together with other EbscoHost databases.  For business students.


Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC)/Cambridge Structural Database (CSD)

Cambridge Structural Database (CSD), from the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC), is the world's repository of experimentally determined organic and metal-organic crystal structures, and related applications software including GOLD and Relibase+. CSD also comprises software for database access, structure visualization and data analysis, and structural knowledge bases derived from the CSD.


Cambridge Ebooks

More than 1,000 ebooks from Cambridge University Press. Subject areas include: English language learning and teaching, History, Sociology, Medicine, Physics, Math, and many more. All available ebooks are marked with green P button.


Cambridge Histories Online

Cambridge Histories Online contains over 300 volumes, covering 15 academic subjects: American History, Regional History, British History, General History, Economic History, Religious Studies, Literary Studies, Political and Social Theory, Language and Linguistics, Music, Theatre Studies and Performing Arts, History of the Book, Philosophy, History of Science, and Warfare. The database allows users to export citations and create bibliographic reference pages.


Cambridge Journals full collection

Cambridge Journals publishes over 250 peer-reviewed periodicals from a broad sweep of subject areas. As well as those journals owned by the Press itself, Cambridge Journals publish on behalf of over 100 learned and professional societies.  For all students.


Cell Press journals

Subscription covers access to following journals Cell, Cancer Cell and Cell Stem Cell. These journals are available through ScienceDirect platform as well.


CITI program database

Database includes web-based training materials for researcher, that is used by government agencies, and commercial organizations in the U.S. and around the world. It might be of interest not only for researcher but for project coordinators and for administrator offices as well.

There are following courses available:

- Animal Care and Use (ACU)

- Biosafety and Biosecurity (BSS)

- Export Control (EC)

- Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

- Information Privacy & Security (IPS)

- Human Subjects Research (HSR)

- Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

If you would like to use it you need to create an account. Just  go to the webpage type Nazarbayev University in the field "Select Your Organization Affiliation" and use NU.EDU.KZ e-mail address during registration.


Clinical Key

ClinicalKey is a clinical search engine that supports clinical decisions by making it easier to find and apply relevant knowledge. Clinical Key team drives better care by delivering fast, concise answers when every second counts, and deep access to evidence whenever, wherever you need it.


Cochrane Clinical Answers

Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCAs) provide a readable, digestible, clinically focused entry point to rigorous research from Cochrane systematic reviews. Each Cochrane Clinical Answer contains a clinical question, a short answer, and an opportunity to ‘drill down’ to the evidence from relevant Cochrane reviews.


Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making:



Communication & Mass Media Complete

Communication & Mass Media Complete provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline. CMMC offers cover-to-cover (“core”) indexing and abstracts for more than 570 journals, and selected (“priority”) coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 770 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for over 450 journals.


Compustat through WRDS

Compustat through WRDS provides preliminary and final data for annual, quarterly, and year-to-date periods for 100 of the largest global companies. The database also contains point-in-time information, using data values available at that time in history. To use Compustat please got to WRDS portal, select the Register tab or link “Register for a WRDS Account".


CRCnetBASE eBooks

CRCnetBASE, the award-winning Science, Technology, and Medicine eBook platform from CRC Press, offers a comprehensive eBook collection that delivers more than 12,000 references in over 350 subject areas and more than 40 collections. It features 10 million pages of rich content and authoritative resources, allowing librarians to build eBook collections that best fit their patron’s needs and their institution’s budget. And using the mobile app, CRCnetBASE provides anywhere, anytime access to an increasingly mobile academic community. NU Library is expanding the collection of the purchased e-books on this platform. Currently we hold 224 titles in Engineering and BioScience.


Credo Reference Literati

A collection of 600 reference titles (dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, handbooks, manuals, biographies, quotations, fact finders) from world-known publishers in all major subject areas.


CRSP through WRDS

The Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP) maintains the most comprehensive collection of security price, return, and volume data for the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ stock markets. Additional CRSP files provide stock indices, beta-based and cap-based portfolios, treasury bond and risk-free rates, mutual funds, and real estate data.


CSMAR (English version)

CSMAR provides access with functions of data searching, browsing, analyzing and exporting to the following databases series. Available through WRDS portal.

1. CSMAR China Stock Market Trading Database (since 1990);

2. China Stock Market Financial Database Annual, Quarterly, and Interim Reports (since 1990);

3. Chinese Overseas Listed Company Research Database (since 1999);

4. China Hong Kong Listed Company Research Database.


Ebook Central ProQuest (Former Ebrary)

This is a multidisciplinary databases with full-text books. You can't download books, but you can read and copy selected passages into Word document. If you create an account, you can also create your personalized bookshelf in order to organize books that you read frequently, highlight, and create notes.


EBSCOhost ebooks

A collection of multidiscilplinary ebooks from a number of academic publishers. Can be searched simultaneously with other EBSCOhost databases.



EconLit, the American Economic Association's electronic database, is the world's foremost source of references to economic literature. EconLit adheres to the high quality standards long recognized by subscribers to the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) and is a reliable source of citations and abstracts to economic research dating back to 1886. It provides links to full-text articles in all fields of economics, including capital markets, country studies, econometrics, economic forecasting, environmental economics, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics, and much more. EconLit uses the JEL classification system and controlled vocabulary of keywords to index six types of records: journal articles, books, collective volume articles, dissertations, working papers, and full-text book reviews from the Journal of Economic Literature. These sources bring the total records available in the database to more than 1.2 million.


Economist, The

The Economist is an English-language weekly newspaper focusing on international politics and business news and opinion. 


Elsevier eBooks

Get inspired by the in-depth, trustworthy knowledge that comes from Elsevier eBooks. Delivered on the full-text ScienceDirect platform, students, teachers and researchers can quickly find the information they need in key subject areas. Titles purchased by NU Library are expanding.


Elsevier Intermediate Backfiles Collections 1995-2004

Nazarbayev University Library has perpetual access to 1995-2004 content of several collections of journals from ScienceDirect, and the access is expanding:

Energy 1995-2004 (58 journals)

Environmental Science 1995-2004 (117 journals)

Chemical Engineering 1995-2004 (97 journals)

Social Sciences 1995-2004 (193 journals)


EndNote Web

EndNote is the industry standard software tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references online. Powered by Web of Knowledge platform.



Looking for access to education literature and resources? ERIC has links to over 323,000 full-text documents on education dating back to 1966. Searchable together with other EbscoHost databases. For education and learning purposes.


Financial Times

More than just a newspaper, the Financial Times delivers unbiased expert industry analysis and data-driven market intelligence that organisations trust to help them make more informed business and policy decisions, strengthen client relations, avoid risk and identify new opportunities. Financial Times supports a wide range of disciplines from economics and management to accounting and international relations. FT.com is an essential source of breaking news, comment, data, analysis and research tools. Complete the registration form with you NU e-mail address for unlimited access to Financial Times articles and tools.


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries. NU Library's eBook collection is expanding.



GreenFILE offers information on all aspects of the human impact on the environment, including content on global warming, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides 380,000 abstracts (summaries) and open-access for more than 4,700 records. Searchable together with other EbscoHost databases. For sciences and technology students.


Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

This database provides nearly 550 scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines. The nursing edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, with over 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets. Searchable together with other EbscoHost databases. For medical and pre-med students.


IEC 60076 - Online Collection Power transformers

The collection contains 19 active and 2 withdrawn/replaced publications. The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is the world’s leading organization that prepares and publishes International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies. Over 20 000 experts from industry, commerce, government, test and research labs, academia and consumer groups participate in IEC Standardization work. Available for up to 3 national simultaneous users. Ask a librarian to get credentials for access. 

Print copy of IEC 610000 is available in the reading room on 3rd floor.


IEEE Xplore Digital Library

IEEE Xplore Digital Library is the name of the platform where you have unlimited, full-text access to more than three million documents of all resources below:

- IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL); contains articles and conference proceedings published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). For engineering students.

- IEEE-MIT e-books

The IEEE-MIT e-books library offers access to almost 550 online books, with nearly 40 new titles introduced every year. Content includes award-winning titles on computer science, artificial intelligence, information theory, computer programming, information technology, and electrical engineering. Over 10,000 chapters are available as downloadable PDFs.

- MIT press journals

MIT Press Journals is a non-profit academic publisher. The Journals branch was founded in 1969 and currently publishes more than 30 titles, many with a high impact factor, that cover arts and humanities, social sciences, and specialized areas of science and technology. MIT Press Journals strives to publish reputable, innovative, cross-cultural content that reaches around the globe.

- IEEE-Wiley eBooks

IEEE-Wiley eBooks offers online access to over 700 eBooks, covering content including bioengineering, power and energy, and communication technologies. The books range from introductory to advanced coverage of topics. More than 80% of titles were added after 2000 and approximately 40 new titles are added every year. Over 13,000 chapters are available as downloadable PDFs.


IET Digital Library

The IET Digital Library is a global repository of science, engineering and technology content that holds over 190,000 technical documents, including nearly 400 eBooks, over 1,300 conference publications, and over 70,000 journal articles. The Journal of Engineering, the IET's broad-based open access research journal has recently launched and will contain a range of inter-disciplinary, peer-reviewed articles that are free to view.

International Journal of Reliability and Safety 

IJRS publishes original and review papers, technical reports, case studies, conference reports, management reports, book reviews, notes, commentaries and news. Available for 5 concurrent users. Contribution may be by submission or invitation. Suggestions for special issues and publications are welcome. Our subscription covers issues from 2015 to present.


Internet Retailer Top500 Databases

With instant and precise access to more than 600,000 facts on the finances, operations, marketing and web site performance of the world’s 4,000 leading e-retailers, Top500Guide.com delivers actionable intelligence on e-commerce competitors that you need to succeed in online retailing. Make detailed competitive comparisons of any group of the ranked e-retailers in any market around the globe and on scores of meaningful metrics. Create and save hundreds of unique competitive reports. Whether you want to learn how your site stacks up against its direct competitors, benchmark your performance against the industry’s leaders, research e-commerce trends for a management presentation, or scope the market for prospects for your e-commerce technologies, Top500Guide.com® delivers valuable data you will not find from any other source. Ask a librarian on the 3rd floor for access.


IOPscience & IOPebooks

IOPscience is a platform for IOP-hosted journal content. It incorporates some of the most innovative technologies to enhance your user experience. Whereas IOP ebooks™ is a brand new book programme that brings together innovative digital publishing with leading voices from across physics to create the essential collection of physics books for a digital world. Created through collaboration with leading researchers in their field, IOP ebooks™ feature must-read content for the physics community.


JAMA (Journal of American Medical Association)

The JAMA Network brings JAMA together with the twelve JAMA specialty journals to offer enhanced access to the research, reviews, and perspectives shaping the future of medicine. Through a variety of innovative tools, The JAMA Network provides the insights that matter most to medical research and practice. We have access to both current and archive content for 11 journals in the network. Feel free to check out the new JAMA Cardiology journal!


JSTOR Archives Collection

Established in 1997, JSTOR is the largest provider of archived academic information. JSTOR provides both breadth of coverage spanning across 50 disciplines but what is even more important and rare, it tries to have complete runs of journals preserving journal pages exactly the way they looked when they were published. Overall, we are subscribed to 10 collections that include 1,358 titles and over 35,330,000 of scanned pages in PDF format. All journals archived by JSTOR were published at different times but the first content starts from 1665.


Library, Information Science Technology Abstracts

LISTA indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals on librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. For librarians.


Loeb Classical Library

Loeb Classical Library makes Greek and Latin literature accessible to the broadest range of readers. Harvard University Press presents an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing, virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. Epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory; the great medical writers and mathematicians; those Church Fathers who made particular use of pagan culture — in short, our entire Greek and Latin Classical heritage is represented here with up-to-date texts and accurate English translations. More than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts are available in a modern and elegant interface, allowing readers to browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content with ease.


MasterFILE Premier

Designed for public libraries, contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Searchable together with other EbscoHost databases. For general use.



The AMS has published peer-reviewed journals of the highest quality in mathematical research for over 100 years. Each journal is unique in its offering of articles, book reviews, and reports.

MEDLINE Complete

The largest companion to the MEDLINE index, this full-text database provides access to top-tier biomedical and health journals. Covering a wide range of subjects, it is an essential resource for doctors, nurses, health professionals and researchers engaged in clinical care, public health and health policy development. To search within MEDLINE click on the title and choose EBSCOhost Research Databases. Scroll down and choose MEDLINE Complete.


Medline via EBSCO

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and more. MEDLINE uses MeSH indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. Searchable together with other EbscoHost databases.


Morgan and Claypool

Subscriptions include the "Synthesis General Engineering Collections 1-2" and the "Colloquium Collection 1" in Biology. These are PDFs containing texts of lectures in Engineering and Biology, and are currently being added to the eBooks section of the library portal.


Nature Publishing Group Journals

Nature Publishing Group is a publisher of high impact scientific and medical information in print and online. Nature publishes journals physical, chemical and applied sciences and clinical medicine.

Please, be informed that Nature archive journals, starting from February 1989 until 1 year back are available through Acdemic Search Premier Database.



OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics on economics, education, oil and gas, healthcare, and many other social and business spheres. OECD iLibrary also contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF). OECD iLibrary presents all content so users can find - and cite - tables and databases as easily as articles or chapters in any available format: PDF, WEB, XLS, DATA, ePUB, READ.


Optics Infobase

You can access a large collection of peer-reviewed optics and photonics content via OSA's digital library, Optics InfoBase. This cutting-edge repository includes all of OSA's content, and complements it with key co-publications. With more than 185,000 articles including conference papers from 310 conferences, OSA's content covers a breadth of disciplines, many of which are available free of charge in full text.


Ovid eBook Collection

Over 1200 e-books on Medicine.

Oxford Dictionaries Online

Great set of dictionaries to help you find word meanings, pronunciation, origins, synonyms and antonyms, and examples of sentence use. Develop your writing skills, get advice on grammar and style. Subscribe for the Word-Of-The-Day service.


Oxford Handbooks Online

Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO), the home of scholarly research reviews, is an outstanding collection of the best Handbooks in 14 subject areas. The collection of Oxford Handbooks is one of the most prestigious and successful strands of Oxford’s scholarly publishing, containing in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field. A recently re-engineered platform and revolutionary changes to the publishing program means, for the first time, all Handbooks will be available online as well as in print, and monthly updates introduce articles in advance of print publication and beyond the book, born-digital content ensures the most current, authoritative coverage anywhere. OHO brings together the world’s leading scholars to discuss research and the latest thinking on a range of major topics. Each Handbook offers thorough introductions to topics and a critical survey of the current state of scholarship in a particular field of study, creating an original conception of the field and setting the agenda for new research. The articles review the key issues and major debates, and provide an original argument for how those debates might evolve.


Oxford Journals

Multidisciplinary. Download full text articles. Note, we only have access to the following collections: biology, linguistics, mathematics, physics, political science, and social work. Other collections are not included.


Oxford Medicine Online

Oxford Medicine Online is home to Oxford University Press' prestigious medical publishing, bringing together authoritative texts by world-renowned authors. These highly-regarded titles include the Oxford Textbook of Medicine, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine and works from the Mayo Clinic Scientific Press, available online for the first time, plus a question and answer toolkit to help you prepare for the Board Exams.


Oxford Scholarship Online

Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) is a vast and rapidly-expanding research library,  and has grown to be one of the leading academic research resources in the world. Oxford Scholarship Online offers full-text access to scholarly works from key disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, science, medicine, and law, providing quick and easy access to award-winning Oxford University Press scholarship.



PrivCo is the premier source for business and financial data on major, non-publicly traded corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies. PrivCo currently has profiles for over 900,000 firms, 20,000 investors and 100,000 private market deals, and is adding information and in-house analysis daily. Whether doing company, investor, M&A, venture capital funding, or private equity research, PrivCo is searchable by advanced criteria in all categories.


Project MUSE

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; since 1995, its electronic journal collections have supported a wide array of research needs at academic, public, special, and school libraries worldwide. MUSE books and journals, from leading university presses and scholarly societies, are fully integrated for search and discovery.


ProQuest Dissertations and Theses

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses is a comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses and the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress. Includes 2.7 million searchable citations and 1.2 million full text dissertations available for download in PDF format. The database offers full text for most dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works. Searchable together with other ProQuest databases.  For advanced students and professors in any area.



PsychNet a robust database offering complete access to the full text of more than 80 landmark journals in behavioral science and related fields published by APA.


PubsHub Journals and Congresses

PubsHub’s Journals & Congresses is the most complete and up-to-date web-based repository of medical journal and congress information on the market. With more than 6,500 unique records, you’ll have immediate access to data like the Thompson Scientific, Inc. Journal Citation Reports Impact Factor®, submission guidelines, abstract deadlines, contacts, time to publication, and 80 additional fields of information.



PURE is the University's web-based Research Information System, bringing together key information on research at Nazarbayev University. 



Regional Business News

This robust database provides ultimate coverage for full-text business publications, on a regional level, for the United States and Canada. Whether searching for information about presidential candidates, franchise restaurants, the retail industry, business planning, or political participation, Regional Business News will cover the story. The content includes full-text for more than 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications, full-texts dating back to 1990. 



Royal Society of Chemistry

This platform provides access to journals from the Royal Society of Chemistry. From this page, you can reach over 1 million chemical science articles and chapters. Explore the latest research using custom eAlerts, RSS feeds and blogs, or find content fast using the advanced search features. Frequently updated, it’s all here waiting – discover the highest quality integrated scientific research today.


SAGE Journals

SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. Since 1965, SAGE has helped inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine. A privately owned corporation, SAGE has principal offices in Los Angeles, Washington D.C., London, New Delhi, and Singapore.


SAGE Research Methods

SAGE Research Methods links over 175,000 pages of SAGE’s renowned book, journal and reference content with truly advanced search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. Since SAGE Research Methods focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across the social sciences, health sciences, and more.  SAGE Research Methods contains content from over 720 books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks, the entire “Little Green Book,” and "Little Blue Book” series, two Major Works collating a selection of journal articles, and specially commissioned videos.



SciFinder provides access to the world's largest and most reliable collection of chemistry and related science information. Find reference information, as well as information about substances and reactions. Notice that to use it, you will need to create a new account - you can REGISTER here.



Elsevier’s SciVal offers quick, easy access to the research performance of 4,600 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide. A ready-to-use solution with unparalleled power and flexibility, SciVal enables you to navigate the world of research and devise an optimal plan to drive and analyze your performance. SciVal allows you to view and compare any desired research entities such as institutions, countries, self-defined research topics and researcher groups.


SciVal Funding

SciVal Funding helps researchers, administrators and research development professionals find new funding opportunities. In addition, by reviewing award history you can gain awareness of new sponsors that match your research interests, along with details of investigators who have successfully won grants in the past. SciVal Funding comprehensively covers grants from Australia, Canada, European Commission, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States.


Science & AAAS

Science continues to publish the very best in research across the sciences, with articles that consistently rank among the most cited in the world. NU Library provides access to: Science: 1997-current issue; Science Classic: 1880-1996; Science Express; ScienceNOW; All of Science Signaling; Science of Aging Knowledge Environment Archive; and Science Translational Medicine.



ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed Elservier journals in a range of subjects, including engineering, sciences, technology, medicine and social sciences. Our access covers most of the journals, from 1995 to current issue. And access to over 1,000 books in energy, engineering, material science, mathematics and physics.



Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Scopus delivers the most comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and arts and humanities. As research becomes increasingly global, interdisciplinary and collaborative, you can make sure that critical research from around the world is not missed.


SocINDEX with Full Text

SocINDEX is a sociology research database, with over two million records with subject headings from a 20,000+ term sociological thesaurus. SocINDEX has full text articles from more than 860 journals, as well as full text for more than 830 books and over 16,800 conference papers. Searchable together with other EbscoHost databases.



SPIE Digital Library

The SPIE Digital Library contains the world's largest collection of optics and photonics applied research. With more than 445,000 papers spanning biomedicine, communications, sensors, defense and security, manufacturing, electronics, energy, and imaging, the SPIE Digital Library is the most extensive research database available on optics and photonics research.



Springer eBooks

Books from Springer are an unparalleled resource for scientific research. The Springer eBook collection delivers complete access to the largest single publisher collection of scientific, technical and medical publications (STM) available today. NU Library provides access to more than 1500 titles.



(Kazakhstan national license) Trustworthy scholarly journals on wide variety of subjects.


Stalin Digital Archive

The result of years of collaboration between the Russian State Archive of Social and Political History (RGASPI) and Yale University Press, the Stalin Digital Archive (SDA) provides access to primary source materials from Stalin's personal papers and insightful monographs on communism. In addition, it seeks to advance research and teaching through new ways for scholars and students to interact with this content and collaborate. The SDA collections include: RGASPI documents from Stalin's personal papers will eventually number over 400,000 pages. Highlights include: foreign policy with Germany before World War II; communications during the Great Purges; relations with Western intellectuals and leaders; and private notations on many Soviet leaders. The Annals of Communism series contains 25 volumes of scholarly commentary, annotation, and interpretation of documents from state and party archives selected by teams of Western and Russian editors. These volumes span the history of Soviet and international communism.



Statista is one of the world’s largest statistics portals. Providing you with access to relevant data from over 18,000 sources, our focus is firmly based on professional, clear, quick and consistent results. The customized search query form provides you with a list of statistics, studies and reports relating to your search request within a matter of seconds – kick-starting your research.



Taylor & Francis Journals

Taylor and Francis Group’s journals encompass over 1,800 titles and as one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals our content spans all areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Science and Technology.



University Press Scholarship Online

University Press Scholarship Online offers 17,000+ titles available in 28 subject areas, from Oxford and 17 other leading university presses. UPSO brings together the best scholarly publishing from around the world. Aggregating scholarly content from leading university presses, UPSO offers an unparalleled research tool, making disparately published scholarship easily accessible, highly discoverable, and fully cross-searchable via a single online platform.



UpToDate is an evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource which clinicians trust to make the right point-of-care decisions. 22 specialties are covered, with over 10,500 topic reviews, each of which answers multiple clinical questions.



USMLE Easy makes the questions hard, so passing is easy! With powerful customization tools and more than 11,000 questions covering all the disciplines and organ systems included on the USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 3, USMLE Easy allows you to easily master concepts based on your individual strengths and weaknesses. Critical concepts are reinforced through interactive lectures, as well anatomy flash cards offering 150 full-color anatomy images. You will need to create a personal log in to use this resource.


USMLE eBooks

An exceptional Education eBook collection delivered by McGraw-Hill.


The Wall Street Journal Online (Asia, US and Europe editions included)

The Wall Street Journal Digital Network is the largest online publisher of original business news and financial information. WSJ.com reaches a global audience of 20 million digital readers per month who seek the news and information critical to their business and personal lives. Edited locally in nine languages and available across mobile and tablet devices, WSJ.com delivers breaking news streams, interactive features, videos and blogs. Faculty and Graduate Students can ask for an individual account depending on availability. 

Otherwise, ask a librarian to get an access.


Web of Science

(Kazakhstan national license) Web of Science is a database for scientific literature, while Web of Knowledge is a research and citation database that lets you search, track, measure and collaborate in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. This provides access to the world's leading citation databases, including an Analyze Tool, and over 100 years of comprehensive backfile and citation data. Both can be accessed here, and good for general science use.


Wiley Books Online

Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 11,500 online books.


Wiley journals (selected titles)

14 journals from Wiley. With this subscription you are able to access any of these issue from 1997 to 2016:
1. Advanced Materials
2. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
3. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 
4. Advanced Functional Materials
5. Small
6. Chemistry - A European Journal
7. European Journal of Organic Chemistry 
8. Water Resources Research
9. Annals of Neurology 
10. Advanced Energy Materials 
11. TESOL Quarterly 
12. TESOL Journal 
13. Progress in Photovoltaics: Research & Applications
14. The Journal of Finance 



WHARTON RESEARCH DATA SERVICES is a comprehensive Internet-based data management system that allows researchers to easily retrieve information from a wide variety of financial, economic, and marketing data sources. This hosted data service has become the focus for quantitative data research and is recognized by the academic and financial research community around the world as the leading business intelligence tool.

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