Periodicals. Databases


Subscribed Periodicals


Journals Title (ISSN)

Economics and Sociology (ISSN 2071-789X, No Category)
Electronic Edition

Journal of International Studies (ISSN 2071-8330, Non-professional)
Electronic Edition


The Central European Journal Of Social Sciences And Humanities (CEJSH) an open source electronic database publishing English abstracts of articles and reviews appearing mainly in national languages in scientific journals devoted to social sciences and humanities in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, the Slovak Republic, as well as in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Serbia, Slovenia and Ukraine. Open access

Diasporiana electronic library, project to preserve the intellectual heritage of Ukrainian emigration. Diasporiana contains rare editions of different directions. The resource provides access to scientific literature in the field of social and humanitarian disciplines. Information resource on ethics and related disciplines, which provides access to more than 1 million full-text documents. Use of the resource requires a free registration.

Länder-Analysen a German-speaking resource offering free access to competent assessments of current political, economic, social and cultural events in Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS. All country analyzes are part of a collaborative project that seeks for a scientifically sound, universally accepted analysis of events in Eastern Europe, openness to various content positions and free and non-commercial information for the public concerned. The resource offers a political, economic, social and cultural review of countries such as: Belarus, Georgia, Poland, Russia, Ukraine.

Palgrave Macmillan an academic publishing house, directs its publishing activities to meet the educational needs of higher education and the professional sector. Palgrave Macmillan publishes textbooks, magazines, monographs, professional and reference materials in print and electronic form. Direction – Humanities, Social Sciences and Business. Open access

The Questia Online Library an English online library that provides access to a collection of books and magazine articles in the Humanities and Social Sciences. More than 72,000 full-text books from 300 publishers and 2 million articles from leading newspapers and popular magazines (English). Open access

Social Science Research Network (SSRN) abstracts and full texts in the field of social sciences. Open access

Social Psychology Network (SPN) social and training network on Psychology. SPN includes over 3,500 search links. On its pages there are more than 18,000 references to resources related to psychology. Here you will find information about organizations, academic institutions, publications, personalities (Directory of Professional Profiles), training courses, software, online research, and more. web resources

EU Prostir a web platform for supporting the civil society of Ukraine, provides information support, resource base, presentation platform for public organizations.

ЭКОНОМИКА, СОЦИОЛОГИЯ, МЕНЕДЖМЕНТ (ЭСМ) Federal Scientific and Educational Portal of the Higher School of Economics (Russia). Open access

Academic Journals full-text English-language scientific journals on Medical, Social, Biological, Physical, Legal, Arts and Education.

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) provides access to metadata and full text books of academic publishing houses on open access on the Internet. The service allows you to search for books by the following parameters: name of the book, author, keywords, book annotations, publisher, ISSN / ISBN book or all of the listed items.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) free access to full-text, peer-reviewed journals from all fields of knowledge and in different languages.

Directory of Research Journals Index (DRJI) (India) provides free access to scientific literature to support the use of research and information in order to improve the quality of teaching, teaching and research. To index the site, thousands of resources are reviewed and evaluated to help researchers select key web sites and research journals. The product functions as a gateway that provides metadata for indexed articles in social networks, other indexing systems and electronic libraries.

EBSCO a database containing full texts of publications of more than 3,200 scientific publications on a wide range of social and humanitarian disciplines. Authorized access

ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences) the abstract of the humanities, social sciences and the citation of scientific materials ERIH PLUS is the world's largest platform for publication and tracking of works. Magazines that fall into the monitoring system ERIH PLUS meet the strict European requirements for scientific publications.

Feedbooks French adaptive website with free access to e-books, which allows you to download e-books to your computer, tablet or smartphone in the formats of EPUB, Kindle, PDF. The literature is presented in English, French, German, Spanish, and Italian. The site presents artistic works, which include the key works of world literature, as well as literature in such areas of knowledge: History, Political Science, Religion, Philosophy, Social Sciences.

HighWire Press a scientific portal of the Stanford University Library that provides access to more than 1,500 journals, books, conferences and other publications, 5 million full-text article reviews, of which about 2 million are freely available. Subjects: Physical, Biological, Medical, Social and Humanitarian Sciences.

Ingenta Connect the diverse abstract database (chemistry, physics, computer science, mathematics, biology, medicine, economics, social sciences, etc.) offers access to 4.5 million articles from 13.5 thousand scientific journals by such well-known publishers as Elsevier, Springer, IOP Publishing, Taylor and Francis, NPG and others.

J-Gate an electronic library of scientific journals on Social, Humanitarian, Natural Sciences and Engineering, supported by Informatics India Ltd. Currently includes more than 6300 names of magazines, organized in the fields of knowledge. Document search is carried out by author, title, keywords, date of publication.

J-STAGE – Japan Science and Technology Information Aggregator, Electronic  Japanese scientific information portal, which provides access to more than 740 scientific journals, about 360 thousand articles from various fields of knowledge.

Journals4Free portal of open access journals. More than 7000 titles of academic journals! Search can be done by category, language, or presence in databases.

OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks) international project of open access to monographs in the field of humanities and social sciences. Full texts in pdf format. The database is supported by a consortium of university academic publishing houses in Europe, provides access to over 700 titles of books in English and other European languages in Social Sciences, Sociology, Economics, Jurisprudence, History, Philology, Linguistics, and Art. OAPEN contains monographs in English, German, Italian, etc.

OMICS International electronic open source database. Includes over 1,000 scientific journals and over 700 scientific conferences in such fields as Medicine, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Agriculture, Food Engineering, Veterinary Science, Psychology, Social and Political Science, Business.

Open Academic Journals Index (OAJI) a full-text database of open access scientific journals, is an international platform for indexing open access scientific journals.

Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe (OpenAIRE) the database is aimed at storing and disseminating scientific articles in such fields of knowledge as energy, the environment, health, cognitive interaction systems, electronic infrastructures, socio-economic and humanities. OpenAIRE is also a project for access to the results of research carried out on the territory of European countries, in particular to those funded by the European Union, the European Commission, and also conducted within the framework of the Horizon 2020 program.

Persee a portal featuring a collection of French journals in the humanities and social sciences. The collection contains complete texts about 90 thousand articles and about 14 thousand audio files (versions) of articles from 72 titles of periodicals covering the following disciplines: philosophy, anthropology, archeology, art, economics, geography, history, information, communications in the field of science , jurisprudence, linguistics, literature, political science, psychology, sociology. An archive of some materials, such as Bibliotheque de l'Ecole des charts. Open access

Project Gutenberg the oldest universal electronic library, which implements a public (voluntary) initiative on digitization, archiving and dissemination of cultural works. Most of the collection contains full texts of books that are in the public domain.

ScienceDirect one of the largest online collections of published research. Owned by the Dutch publishing house Elsevier. The collection contains almost 12 million elements of content from more than 3,500 journals and more than 34,000 e-books, directories, and scientific collections. Contains open access.

SpringerLink the platform provides access to electronic resources of the Springer Publishing House, one of Europe's largest providers of scientific information. The information base includes more than 2700 periodicals from all disciplines (English, German). Licensed access.

SpringerOpen an archive of peer-reviewed scientific journals in all fields of science with open access from Springer Publishing and an interdisciplinary database.

UNdata unites the main United Nations databases. The UNdata system contains databases, tables and glossaries that hold more than 60 million records covering a wide range of topics, including agriculture, education, employment, energy, the environment, health, HIV / AIDS, crime, human development, industry , Information and Communication Technologies, National Accounts, Population / Refugees, Tourism, Trade, and Millennium Development Goals indicator.

Наукова періодика України the state-of-the-art technological platform, which provides the processes of editorial work, publication and post-post support of scientific periodicals of Ukraine. The resource is developed on the basis of the partnership of publishers and libraries of Ukraine. The system contains Ukrainian journals on history, economics, cultural studies, medicine, art studies, pedagogy, political science, engineering, physics and mathematics, philology, and philosophy.



Crossref the association of scientific publishing houses, which develops a common infrastructure to support more effective scientific communications. Crossref's citation system now covers over 68 million journal articles and other content elements (books, dissertations, technical reports, etc.) from thousands of scientific and professional publishers around the world. Open access

OAIster a catalog of millions of records, represents open access to digital resources. OAIster collects descriptive information (metadata) from an open access collection around the world using the OAI-PMH (the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting). Open access

Online Computer Library Center, Inc. (OCLC) nonprofit, membership library service and research organization specializing in social goals for expanding access to information in the world.

WorldCat bibliographic database containing over 240 million records of all types of works in 470 languages of the world. The database is created by joint efforts of more than 72 thousand libraries from 170 countries in the framework of organization Online Computer Library Center.

ИНИОН РАН bibliographic bases of social and humanitarian sciences of the Institute of Scientific Information of Social Sciences (INISN). Filling: 3,5 million records from economics, demography, philosophy, sociology, history, archeology, ethnology, linguistics, literary studies, religion, state and law, gender studies – from books and magazines (articles), collections, with reference to the full source texts.

Internet Resources


Central and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL) the leading online library of prestigious scientific resources in the humanities and social sciences of Central and Eastern Europe.

Cogprints open archives on psychology, neurology, biology, linguistics, philosophy and medicine (psychology, psychiatry, neurology, genetics), anthropology (primateology, cognitive ethnology, archeology, paleontology) and computer sciences (artificial intelligence, robotics, neural networks); as well as from other physical, social and technical sciences.

COPAC Union Catalogue (Great Britain) a consolidated catalog of 22 most authoritative university libraries in Britain and Ireland, as well as the British Library. Works on Z39.50 protocol. There are three search options available: by author and title, by subject area and by search of periodicals. All interfaces are simple and convenient. In the results list, you can view the full record and / or mark it for further storage. The service functions include the ability to upload results to the specified e-mail address. The disadvantage of this directory is typical for most directories that run under Z39.50: the results include a large number of duplicate entries per publication, from databases of various libraries.

DANS (Data Archiving and Networked Services) electronic archive and service organization for data archiving and network services. The archive combines collections of art, humanities and social sciences, health care, and others. DANS is created by the Institute of the Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences of the Netherlands, supported by the Government of the Netherlands (KNAW) and the Organization for Scientific Research (NOW).

The Directory of Open Access Repositories (OpenDOAR) search for reliable scientific information in open repositories around the world, supported by the SHERPA service at the University of Nottingham. Provides opportunities for searching scientific materials in various fields of knowledge in more than 2 600 e-archives.

Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek (EZB) the library of electronic journals since 1997, within the framework of the project of the University Library of Regensburg, in collaboration with the Library of the Munich Technical University, offers quick, structured and unified access (in English and German) to scholarly full-text journals. It includes 76 419 titles, of which 13,923 journals from all fields of knowledge are issued only in electronic form. 45,575 titles of journals are freely available in full-text version. All institutions have full access to all publications in the project.

E-Books Directory – a free web resource from which you can download books, documents, lectures, technical documents. The resource contains links to more than 1,780 e-books listed in 392 categories, including business, computer science, engineering, humanities, literature, medicine, and much more.

E-Printsin Libraryand Information Science (E-LIS) one of the largest open repositories of scientific publications (44 countries, 22 languages) on the topic: Library Science and Information Science.

De Gruyter a well-known academic publishing house for books and magazines (formerly Versita). Launches more than 400 titles (both own and "invitees") of academic journals of various disciplines, mostly from Central and Eastern European countries. Contains open access.

Open J-Gate an electronic library of scientific journals on social, humanitarian, natural sciences and engineering, supported by Informatics India Ltd. Currently includes more than 6300 names of magazines, organized in the fields of knowledge. Document search is carried out by author, title, keywords, date of publication.

Open Library a site that aims to create a catalog of books that have ever been published. Works on the principle of Wikipedia - the creation of a separate page for a separate book by the users themselves. In addition to the catalog of books, the resource provides free access to e-books (today - more than 1 million names).

Open Textbooks Library access to the open source library of free, peer-reviewed, and licensed textbooks.

Registry of Open Access Repositories (ROAR) – a register of all repositories and other sources of open information all over the world. The project is developed by the University of Southampton (UK) and is part of the network.

The Free Library founded in 2003, the resource offers free full-text versions of classical literary works from hundreds of well-known authors, biographies, and images. Recently, the Free Library has been expanded to include a massive collection of periodicals from hundreds of leading publications on business and finance, communications, culture, health, humanities, law, politics, technology and the social sciences.

University of Chicago Library supports research at the University of Chicago in the field of social, humanitarian and pedagogical sciences and uses its intellectual resources to address the problems of science and education around the world.

"Лань" Publishing House, an active participant in the field of electronic library resources. The Electronic Library System (EFS) is a platform that hosts collections of books by leading publishers of educational literature, grouped by major branches of knowledge. Free Collections of EFS The Lan Publishers are classical works on history, philosophy, sociology, literary studies, economics, law, psychology, pedagogy and other sciences, as well as artistic, including foreign literature in the language of the original.

Наукова електронна бібліотека eLibrary.Ru the largest collection of electronic journals and databases from all branches of science in Russia. It contains about 7,000 international and about 300 Russian scientific electronic journals, SCI and the Russian Scientific Citation Index. A significant amount of resources is in open access (more than 4,500 magazines).

Наукова електронна бібліотека періодичних видань НАН України the open access library and provides free access for readers to scientific information on the Internet with the right to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, refer to full-text articles, index, ie use it with a legitimate purpose without financial, legal and technical obstacles. Today there are 6,500 titles of publications.

Scientific Periodicals Ukraine the portal of the scientific periodicals of the National Library of Ukraine to them. VI Vernadsky National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine presents open access to scientific journals and collections of scientific works published in Ukraine, contains more than 35 000 titles of editions.

Baidu (кит. 百度 (Bǎidù), Байду, NASDAQ: BIDU) a leader among Chinese search system. By the number of queries, the search site "Baidu" ranks 3rd in the world (3 billion 428 million, with a share in the global search 5.2%).

BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine) (Germany) one of the world's largest search engines, specialized in finding scientific documents for open access on the Internet. Operator BASE is a library of the University Bielefeld (Germany). BASE collects, normalizes and indexes data from repository servers using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). In addition to the OAI metadata, BASE indexes selected web sites and local library data. All this together can be searched through one interface.

DuckDuckGo an open source search system that uses information from many sources to deliver accurate and varied results. Compliance with the policy of full privacy – refusal to collect, store and process user data.

Google Scholar a freely available search engine that indexes the full text of scientific publications of all formats and disciplines. Google Scholar includes articles published in magazines, stored in repositories or located on research sites or individual scholars.

Google Books full-text search service for books digitized by Google (over 10 million books from the largest US libraries). The library offers millions of excellent editions with which you can familiarize yourself or read them absolutely free (in Russian, etc.).

Metasearch Search Engine search service (valid since 1998) in more than 300 journals and journals in the field of management, economics, computer science, technology, education, sports, art, etc.

RefSeek search system for students and researchers, searches through web pages, books, encyclopedias, magazines and newspapers. a global scientific search system that searches for information on national and international scientific databases and portals.

Yahoo English-language search system that has the most developed directory structure and various services. Hundreds of thousands of different Internet resources are arranged in 14 main sections, each of which has several sub-sections with more narrow themes.

Мета full-text search on servers of Ukraine and foreign Ukrainian servers, taking into account morphology of Ukrainian, Russian and English languages. Financial and computer news, weather, marketing researches of the Ukrainian Internet. social network for the cooperation of scientists. The network can be used to share with other articles, keep track of their quotes, and keep track of news of research and development by names and keywords. It is positioned as a universal network for representatives of all spheres of science.

ResearchGate social network, oriented mainly to the representatives of natural and exact sciences.

Socionet a scientific and educational social network that unites the institutional archives of Russia, a tool for self-archiving materials. Provides access to full texts of scientific materials (postprints and preprints, books, work materials, dissertations, etc., over 276,000 entries) in various fields of knowledge: economics, sociology, demography, political science, computer science, mathematics, philosophy, history, physics.

SciPeople scientific social network, oriented to representatives of all spheres of science. It offers perhaps the widest range of opportunities: not only the search for partners for joint projects implementation, but also grantors and investors, a catalog of scientific journals.

Open Educational Resources


EdEra an educational project that develops educational online content and solutions for online learning platforms.

Prometheus a public project for mass-media open online courses (MBAs) with free online access to the best university-level courses.

Higher the community provides access to the world's best practices in pedagogy and professional development opportunities.

ВУМ on-line an educational project that disseminates ideas and promotes the development of civil society in Ukraine. Courses from leading professors of business schools, the public sector, practitioners in business and social affairs.



International Sociological Association an international association of national and regional organizations, research institutes that conduct scientific work in the field of Sociology.

GESIS: Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences German Scientific Society, which provides research services in the field of social sciences.

Microdata Library a service created to facilitate access to microdata that provides information on people living in developing countries, their institutions, the environment, their communities and their economic functioning.

Institute of Sociology NAS of Ukraine Research Institute of the Department of History, Philosophy and Law of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, which is engaged in fundamental research in the field of sociology. Leading academic institution for the development of sociological science in Ukraine.

Іnstitute for Social Studies a Ukrainian analytical center specializing in research in the field of humanitarian policy and economic analysis. The Institute's activities combine the humanities and economics of research.

Kyiv Intermational Institute of Sociology a Ukrainian limited liability company with a center in Kyiv specializing in sociological research; analytical center.

Львівська фундація суспільних наук is a professional scientific public organization that brings together leading scholars who are actively engaged in various research on contemporary social sciences (philosophy, political science, sociology and history).

Соціологічна асоціація України (САУ) all-Ukrainian voluntary scientific public organization, which unites domestic and foreign scientists, specialists, collectives and organizations working in the field of sociology.

Sociological Group "Rating" (Rating Group Ukraine) a sociological group specializing in conducting all types of sociological research in compliance with international standards approved by the ESOMAR and WAPOR codes. On a regular basis, it carries out national and regional political, thematic, marketing and media research.

Razumkov Centre the leading non-state analytical center of Ukraine conducting state policy research. Founded August 19, 1994. According to the 2015 Analytical Centers Rating, published annually by the University of Pennsylvania, the Razumkov Center is among the top five think-tanks in Central and Eastern Europe.

Plast Ukrainian scout organization. Plast's goal is to promote comprehensive, patriotic education and self-education of Ukrainian youth on the principles of Christian morality, being a non-political and non-confessional organization. Plast educates young people to conscious, responsible and empowered citizens of the local, national and world community, community leaders.

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