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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Founded in 1871, with roots dating back to 1837, the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (RAI) is the world’s longest-established scholarly association dedicated to the advancement of anthropology.
With a tradition of scholarship stretching over 150 years, the Institute remains committed to promoting the public understanding of anthropology, and to furthering the contribution of anthropology to public affairs, culture, education and society.
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Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers more than 62,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. Curated for the educational experience, the massive depth of content and breadth of content-types (such as documentaries, films, demonstrations, etc.) in Academic Video Online makes it a useful resource for all types of patrons, giving libraries a high return on investment.
The British Association for the Advancement of Science—Collections on the History of Science (1830s-1970s) archive connects the complete BAAS archive at the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Library, with collections from prestigious British universities, selected by a team of leading History of Science scholars.
Chronicle of Higher Education,The This link opens in a new window
The Chronicle of Higher Education, published since 1966, is the leading source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Special issues such as The Almanac of Higher Education and The Trends Report are included, as well as searchable access to articles and essays dating back to 1989.
The steps for accessing content are:
Go to and click on the “Sign In” link at top, right-hand side of the page.
Click on the “Sign Up” link to create a free account using your institutional or organizational email address.
Activate your account by confirming your email address in the “The Chronicle: Confirm your email address” email.
Compustat ExecuComp This link opens in a new window
Compustat Execucomp provides you a list of all named executives of public companies and their compensation with details like salaries, stock options, bonuses and shares owned.
For more information, checkout the introductions here .
Diplomat, the This link opens in a new window
The Diplomat is the premier current affairs magazine for the Asia Pacific, providing high quality editorial coverage and analysis of what’s happening in the region.
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Regulators around the world recognize Embase as a source for medical literature. Life science experts rely on Embase to find relevant and current results based on Emtree indexing of full-text content and dedicated search terms.
Environmental Science and History focuses on critical aspects of anthropogenic change, with unique and rare archival collections from multiple, global sources.
Your premier one-stop source of information on over 40,000 global institutions of higher education and learning, and to the people who work within them. Building on the success of the print edition first published in 1947, The Europa World of Learning online offers regular well-researched content updates and a full range of advanced browse and search features, making it effortless to discover data on the academic sphere for your individual needs.
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Kanopy is a video streaming solution offering access to more than 30,000 documentaries, movies, and educational videos from thousands of producers, such as Criterion Collection, PBS, Great Courses, Kino Lorber, and more.
Spanning over two hundred years from 1801 to 2013, the New York Academy of Sciences’ archive uniquely encapsulates the history and development of natural science, technology and modern biomedical sciences throughout the development of the United States as well as internationally.
Osmosis trial (7.02.-5.04.2024) This link opens in a new window
Discover Osmosis, a cutting-edge medical education platform revolutionizing learning experiences for millions of doctors and healthcare professionals. Unleash the power of:

- Over 1700 videos covering pathology, physiology, pharmacology, and clinical analysis.
- 2700+ thought-provoking questions on medical topics.
- 15000+ flashcards.
- 1200+ notes, all in one dynamic learning environment.
THE Campus+ This link opens in a new window
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Contains resources for academics and universities staff on the following topics: academic teaching and learning, the internationalisation of higher education, progressing towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), improving equity, diversity and inclusion, research management, and supporting early career researchers.
A unique multithematic database of educational and scientific publications, offering convenient services for learning and teaching. It is a modern tool designed to prepare qualified and competitive specialists in various sectors of the economy. The E-UNI.KZ platform aims to help integrate the best solutions into the educational environment of universities and colleges, taking into account the trend towards digitalization. Login: Password: dF9oiz1ZiT
Wiley Researcher Academy can help you navigate the publishing process and increase your chances of publishing successfully. The academy has 14 courses covering various topics, such as:
-Best practices in writing scientific articles
-Key components of a research article
-Managing research data
-Selecting the appropriate journal for your paper and many more.

These self-paced online courses are written and presented by a global network of journal editors and industry experts from Wiley’s scientific publishing portfolio

To avail yourselves of this opportunity, please follow these simple steps:

-Open the following link: Wiley Researcher Academy Registration
-Complete the registration by providing your details.
-Choose "Nazarbayev University" from the list of institutions.
-Use your official NU email address ("") for registration.

Start of the trial - the 20th of November 2023; end of the trial - the 20th of May 2024

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