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Middle East in Global Economy: Books

A guide for IISC students

Library catalog

The library catalog indexes all the books and e-books owned by the library. Search by 

  • keyword
  • title
  • author
  • subject.

Subject headings

Subject headings group together books on a subject. Sample headings:


International Economics




ebrary provides access to over 70,000 scholarly books from 500 publishers in a wide range of disciplines.

Springer e-books

The library has access to over 25,000 e-books from Springer, a publisher.

  • The books date from 2005-2011.
  • The books are included in the library catalog. 
  • You may search the CONTENT of the books at the Springer website.
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    • Search books only; the library does not have access to other material
    • You can search specific collections (listed on left)
    • You can search within collections (search box on left)
    • Owned items are indicated with a green square.

Other e-books

The library owns some e-books that are NOT from Springer.  These are accessed through the library catalog.

You can limit your search in the library catalog to e-books by selecting "Online books" in the drop down menu.

When you search the library catalog, the keyword search will look for your terms in the book's record, but NOT in the full text.

  • Author
  • Title
  • Publisher
  • Date
  • Subject headings
  • Table of contents, if there are any in the record

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