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Trial Databases

As part of the Khalifa University Libraries goal to provide our users with the most useful research tools, we periodically try out new databases to see if they will be useful for our patrons. We list those databases on this page, so please check back frequently.

If you have tried one of the below trials and would like to let us know what you think, please fill out our database evaluation form.

Current Trials


INFORMS offers a wide array of content and information about Operations Research and Analytics.


Lexicomp provides clear, concise, point-of-care drug information, including dosing, administration, warnings and precautions, as well as clinical content, such as clinical practice guidelines, IV compatibility from Trissel's 2 Clinical Pharmaceutics Database, and other tools.

RSC Journals

RSC Gold a comprehensive package from Royal society of chemistry which provides access to 51 full text journals/magazines/literature alerting services including back files since 2008.

Sage Journals

Sage has more than 1,000 journals covering Business, Medicine, Education and Social Sciences. 

Springer Materials

The research solution for identifying material properties


e-Marefa Database is A Leading & Integrated Arab Database of full text & comprehensive metadata that contains around 2,200,000 records including: (academic journals, articles, theses and dissertations, e-books & book reviews, statistical reports, research abstracts, conference proceedings,…etc.) and covering all disciplines & fields.


After launching in 1997, AskZad has consistently maintained its place among the Arabic digital community by offering a vast amount of archived journals, articles, newspapers, books, and other forms of media within the Middle East.

Designed with the needs of researchers in mind, AskZad contains scans of original articles going as far back as 1823. AskZad's diverse collection includes published content from the Middle East in Arabic as well as Arabic content worldwide.  The majority of AskZad's content is in Arabic but content in English, French and German is also available.

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