Statistical Databases

Academic Search Premier
(EBSCOHost Academic Search Premier)

Academic Search Premier is a scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database for many journals with indexing and abstracts for many more journals in the collection. Nearly every area of academic study is included: computer science, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more. Images are also included in this collection.

Annual Reviews Online

Collection of critical reviews in 46 discipines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences.

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Bloomberg Law

Bloomberg Law provides online access to U.S. federal & state primary law, docket materials, directories, news, proprietary research reports, some foreign law materials, SEC filings, and an amazing set of model forms and contracts, among other resources. A Bloomberg Terminal, providing hard financial data, is also located near the Reference Desk on L3. Bloomberg Law accounts are available to YLS faculty, including visiting faculty, students and librarians. Please complete this form to request a Bloomberg Law account: The Library sponsors Bloomberg Law training sessions throughout the academic year for students who would like hands-on instruction. The sessions are taught by our Bloomberg Law account representatives. Session dates, times and sign-ups are available at the Law Library training calendar: and the Yale Law School events calendar. For more information or one-on-one training, please contact our Bloomberg Law account representative, Pamela Haahr, at: Bloomberg Law customer support is available at: 1-888-560-2529 and online chat reference is also available from Bloomberg's Law Help Center (once signed in to Bloomberg Law, click the Help link in the upper right corner).

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Business Source Complete
(EBSCOHost Business Source)

Business Source Complete is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content. It contains full text journals in "business, marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics, as well as data... case studies, investment research reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more." (Description from

De Gruyter Online

Online access to De Gruyter and De Gruyter partner publisher e-books, e-journals and online database collections of primary sources, text collections, reference works, and bibliographies, in the humanities, medicine, natural sciences, and law.

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European Journal of Risk Regulation

EJRR is an interdisciplinary journal focusing on European law regulating environmental issues, with a discussion extending to other social sciences such as regulation studies, political science, risk analysis, safety science and sociology. It provides an innovative forum for informed and scholarly discussion on how these risks are regulated across policy domains in Europe and beyond.

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Factiva contains nearly 8,000 sources from 118 countries and 22 languages, and 120 continuously updated newswires. Coverage includes: Same-day and archival coverage of The Wall Street Journal,Washington Post, The Globe and Mail, Financial Times, Handelsblatt, Les Echos, South China Morning Post, Australian Financial Review, Sydney Morning Herald, Straits Times, Yomiuri Shimbun, and local newspapers from every corner of the globe. Newswires include Dow Jones, Reuters, Associated Press, Asia Pulse, and over 120 other continuously updating industry, press release and local newswires. Transcripts from BBC, ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, NPR and more. The following sites have detailed information on Factiva content: <a href="">Search the Factiva content set</a>. See <a href="">what content recently has been added to Factiva</a>. Read more about <a href="">changes</a> Years of Coverage: Varies by file

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Financial Times

The latest U.S. and international business, finance, economic and political news, comment and analysis from the Financial Times on

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(Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan is an integral part of the infrastructure of social science research. ICPSR maintains and provides access to a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction, and offers training in quantitative methods to facilitate effective data use. Faculty, students and staff on the Yale network may download data directly from ICPSR. ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.

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International Historical Statistics
(Statesman's Yearbook)

"A collection of statistical data from around the world, covering a wide range of socio-economic topics. The collection includes data on the Americas and Europe, but also hard-to-find data on Africa, Asia and Oceania."

International Investment Arbitration + Public Policy

The database offers a searchable collection of investment treaty cases, annotated by policy area. Also includes lists of arbitrators and assignements with general intformation on investment arbitration.

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International Investment Claims: ORIL

With over 300 awards at launch and more being added regularly, the International Investment Claims module makes it possible for the first time to search this growing and influential body of jurisprudence alongside other areas of international law.

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Investment Arbitration Reporter

Investment Arbitration Reporter news service is designed to provide news reports, articles and analysis relating to developments in foreign investment protection, dispute resolution, and policymaking.

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Investment Claims
(Oxford International Investment Claims)

Investment Claims aims to publish all publicly available awards and decisions arising out of international investment arbitrations, and related enforcement or review decisions from national courts. The collection includes over 300 arbitral awards, decisions, and determinations under the auspices of bodies such as the ICC International Court of Arbitration, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), and others.

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Kluwer Arbitration
(KluwerArbitration) is the leading online service for international commercial arbitrators. It includes case law, commentary, conventions, legislation, rules, and investment arbitration materials.

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Leadership Library
(Yellow Books)

Includes 14 Leadership Directories yellow books, of which five are published quarterly: Congressional yellow book, Federal yellow book, State yellow book, Corporate yellow book, and News media yellow book; and nine are published semiannually: Municipal yellow book, Federal regional yellow book, Judicial yellow book, Financial yellow book, Associations yellow book, Law firms yellow book, Government affairs yellow book, Foreign representatives in the U.S. yellow book, and Nonprofit sector yellow book. Allows searching and browsing within individual directories or across all 14 directories using single or multiple criteria, such as name, job title, industry, and geographical location.

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Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
(Digital Reference Shelf)

Electronic editions of an expanding range of Oxford's award-winning scholarly reference titles in the Arts, Literature and Language, History and Culture, Science, Social Sciences, and Law.

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Palgrave Macmillan Journals

Palgrave Macmillan is a journal publisher within the social sciences and humanities. Selected titles are available. Coverage varies by title.

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Periodicals Index Online
(Proquest Periodicals Index Online)

Proquest Periodicals Index Online is a database of millions of article citations published in the arts, humanities and social sciences, across more than 300 years. It was formerly known as Periodicals Contents Index.

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ProQuest Statistical Insight
(LexisNexis Statistical )

ProQuest Statistical Insight searches U.S. federal government (1974-present), international intergovernmental (1983-present), state government and privately published documents (1981-present) that contain statistics. Many tables are available online as images or Excel files.

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Scopus is an abstract and citation database of research literature and quality web sources in the fields of Medicine, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences and Life Sciences. The database also provides information on citation analysis for specific articles, authors, and journal metrics.

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Social Sciences Full Text

Covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences, this full-text resource provides access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language social science journals.

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(World Trade Law .net)

Comprehensive source of WTO dispute settlements including index, database of dispute settlement tables and statistics, and summary and analysis of all reports and arbitrations

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