Whether you are writing a thesis, dissertation, or research paper it is a key task to survey prior literature and research findings. More likely than not, you will be looking for trusted resources, most likely peer-reviewed research articles. Academic research databases make it easy to locate the literature you are looking for. These are the most popular databases provided by AU Library.

Scopus Preview

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Science Direct

Peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters (including open access content)


Web of Science

The Master Journal List is an invaluable tool to help you to find the right journal for your needs across multiple indices hosted on the Web of Science platform.



The SCImago Journal & Country Rank is a publicly available portal that includes the journals and country scientific indicators developed from the information contained in the Scopus® database (Elsevier B.V.).


ASEAN Citation Index (ACI)

ASEAN Citation Index (ACI) is a central regional database which was designed and set up to index all the bibliographic records and the citations of all quality ASEAN research outputs appeared in the ASEAN scholarly journals.


Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
The DOAJ is very special academic database since all the articles indexed are open access and can be accessed freely of charge.


For education sciences, ERIC is the number one destination. ERIC stands for Education Resources Information Center, and is a database that specifically hosts education-related literature.


IEEE Xplore
IEEE Xplore is the leading academic database in the field of engineering and computer science. It's not only journal articles, but also conference papers, standards and books that can be search for.


Includes over 18 million citations from Medline and other life science journals. Subject coverage includes all areas of medicine and related disciplines. Also available are links to full text journals in PubMed Central and links to a series of molecular and genome databases.

Thai Journals Online (ThaiJO)

Is a central electronic journal database system in Thailand. This database system collects academic journals which are produced in Thailand in all disciplines including Science/Technology and Humanities and Social Sciences.



The Assumption University Institutional Repository (AU-IR)

The Assumption University Institutional Repository (AU-IR) is a digital repository which preserves and distributes AU's publications, including papers, scholarly articles, dissertations, theses, project reports, student reports, achievements, news, and activities.