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Ramkhamhaeng University Institute of International Studies (IIS-RU)
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Online Databases

Thousands of scientific and academic journals from all fields available at your fingertips:


ScienceDirect (the world's largest electronic collection of science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information) provides the essential information resource for millions of scientists around the world. Comprehensive and peer-reviewed titles of 1800 journals from Elsevier Science including top titles such as The Lancet, Cell and Tetrahedron, over three million articles, and over 59 million abstracts from all fields of science.

Articles are available online before appearing in print. Online access to multimedia features not available in print journals, such as: video files, audio files, Excel spreadsheets and Word files, Articles in Press: rapid access to recently accepted articles.

ScienceDirect is a part of Elsevier ( Headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, the company is the world's largest scientific, technical and medical information provider and publishes over 1,500 journals as well as books and secondary databases.


H.W. Wilson Full-Text Database

H. W. Wilson Full-Text Database covers the interdisciplinary of full-text databases in Applied Science &Technology, Art, Business, Education, General Science, Humanities, Library&Information Science, Social Sciences, Law, General Interest and Biological & Agricultural Science. The database contains over 1,400 full-text titles plus abstracts and indexing of over 7,000 publications.



ProQuest is an online database of Master theses and doctoral dissertations, with detailed abstracts, from many institutions worldwide, Items from 1997 permit download of first 24 pages.


IEEE Xplore

IEEE Xplore, formerly known as IEEE/IEEE Electronic Library Online (IEL Online), contains more than 2 million full-page PDF images from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer (IEEE "eye-triple-E") and the Institution of Electrical Engineers(IEE).

IEEE Xplore(TM) helps global advance in creating, developing, integration, sharing, and applying knowledge about electrical engineering and information technologies and sciences from approximately 666,000 full-text conference papers, articles from transactions, proceeding, journals, and magazines from over 12,000 IEEE/IEE publications available since 1988 as well as all current IEEE technical standards.


Web of Science

Web of Science contains three individual databases, which may be searched separately or simultaneously: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts&Humanities Citation Index from 2001 onwards. Web of Science also provides a unique search method, which enables users to navigate forward, backward, and through the literature, searching all disciplines and time spans to uncover all the information relevant to their research. Users can also navigate to electronic full-text journal articles that RU library subscribed to, as well as free access articles.



LexisNexis provides access to full-text Articles from thousands of newspapers and magazines worldwide. Full-text SEC filings are available. Many local and most national and international newspapers are included. Extensive coverage of the accounting, tax, and legal literature.


ACM Digital Library

ACM Digital Library by ThaiLIS is an online database of the articles in journals, magazines, transactions, proceedings, newsletters, publications by affiliated organizations, Special Interest Groups(SIGs) on the areas of computer and information technology. Every article published by ACM (Association for Computer Machinery) is full text. ACM delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. ACM provides the computing field's premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources.


Cambridge Journal Online

Cambridge University Press is the oldest printing and publishing house in the world, and is dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge. Internationally recognized for the quality and excellence of their products, Cambridge publishes over 2000 titles and 180 journals across 25 disciplines every year.

Cambridge Journals Online is the online content delivery service for Cambridge University Press's collection of nearly 200 leading journals across the sciences, social sciences and humanities.


Blackwell Synergy

Blackwell Publishing is the worlds leading society publisher, partnering with 665 academic and professional societies. Blackwell publishes over 805 journals and 650 text and reference books annually, across a wide range of academic, medical, and professional subjects.

The journals cover a wide variety of disciplines including the health sciences, agricultural and animal sciences, business, economics, humanities, law, life sciences, medicine, physical sciences, psychology and the social sciences.

The company remains independent with 990 staff members in offices in the US, UK, Australia, China, Denmark, Germany, Singapore and Japan.



DCMS is the central digital collection of publications from the following institutions in Thailand: Buprapha University, Ministry of Education Commission on Higher Educations, Chiang Mai University, Chulalongkorn University, Khon Khaen University, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology (Ladkrabang, North Bangkok, and Thonburi), Kasetsart University, Mae Fah Luang University, Maejo University, Mahasarakham University, Mahidol University, NIDA National Institute of Development Administration, Naresuan University, Prince of Songkhla University, Ramkhamhaeng University, Sukhothai Thammatirat Open University, Silpakorn University, Suranaree University of Technology, Srinakharinwirot University, Thaksin University, Thammasat University, Ubon Ratchathani University, and Walailak University.


How to Access

You can access all Online Libraries and Online Databases from any computer within the Ramkhamhaeng University network, certainly with your private laptop with Wireless LAN access as well.

For your convenience, you also can receive your own IP address via the request form on the Web, which enables you to make use of the access permission from anywhere outside the university network ( 

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