ABI/INFORM Global (Proquest)

Authoritative source for worldwide business and management information.  Almost 2,000 journals and periodicals indexed/abstracted; almost half full text/page image.  Updates daily.

ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry (ProQuest)

The latest industry news, product and competitive information, marketing trends, and a wide variety of other topics.  Search more than 750 business periodicals and newsletters with a trade or industry focus.  Contains publications on every major industry, including finance, insurance, transportation, construction, and many more.

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

Multi-disciplinary scholarly resource with full-text articles from over 10,000 sources, covering social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language & linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.

American Shipper Magazine (Password here) 

American Shipper magazine was first published under that name in May 1974 and is designed to serve the information needs of shippers, carriers and third parties involved in international transportation and for executives managing international logistics and supply chains.

FairPlay 24

The old Fairplay 24 website has been merged into Sea-Web.

  • See IHS Maritime Digital Editions to browse digital copies of Fairplay magazine.
  • Some content has been moved to IHS Maritime 360 (free).
  • Other content has moved to Sea-Web (requires login). Search “News & Analysis Archive”.

IHS Maritime 360 (free; some links may require Sea-Web login)

IHS Maritime Digital Editions (Password here)

Online versions of IHS Maritime magazines: IHS Maritime Fairplay, IHS Maritime Technology, IHS Safety at Sea, and IHS Dredging and Port Construction.

Provides citation information to articles in academic and professional publications in all subject areas. Access to over 5,400 fulltext online publications and over 26,000 publications not online. Immediate access to journals subscribed to by University; ILL- or Fee-based access to other articles.

ISL Shipping Statistics & Marketing Review (Password here)

The ISL library is one of the largest libraries in the sectors of shipping economics, transport and logistics worldwide. As a central information spot, it has international literature and economic data at its disposal to shipping and ports, shipbuilding and supply industry, economy and commerce, transport and logistics as well as information and communications systems within logistics.

Journal of Commerce (Password here)

Daily reports on finance, global trade, imports, exports, transportation, foreign investments and markets, logistics, energy, insurance and more--published by The Journal of Commerce. Licensed database of reports is searchable back to 1986.

Lloyd's List (password here)

Global shipping news, analysis, and interpretation with focus on containers; dry cargo; tankers; ship and terminal operations; logistics and freight forwarding; regulation; piracy; technical development; environmental issues; and finance.


Broad science coverage, emphasizing life sciences, engineering, earth sciences and pharmacology. Over 1800 full-text journals. Includes coverage in the areas of business, management and accounting; economics, econometrics and finance; social science.

Scopus (abstracts only; successor to Scirus)

Scopus is the world's largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed research literature. With over 20,500 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers, Scopus offers researchers an accurate, easy and comprehensive tool to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical, social sciences, and arts and humanities fields.

Sea-Web (Password here)

Combines comprehensive ships, owners, shipbuilders, fixtures, casualties, port state control, ISM and real-time ship movements data and ports information into a single application. Sea-Web now incorporates all content from Internet Ships Register.

Shipfinder Online (Password here)

Shipfinder Online is an exclusive web service designed to provide Register of Ships subscribers with the latest information on selected key fields.

List of Shipowners & Managers (Password here)

The Shipowner Online web service provides List of Shipowners & Managers subscribers with the latest information on selected key fields.

SpringerLink (Metapress)

Primarily scientific journals, emphasizing mathematics, physics and engineering. Contains 500 peer-reviewed journals, some not in English.

Wiley InterScience Journals

Wiley InterScience provides web-based access to publications from John Wiley & Sons, Inc. It features over 1,000 journals, major reference works, online books, Current Protocols laboratory manuals, and databases as well as a suite of professional and management resources.

World Shipping Directory (Password here)

The WSD Online includes details of over 76,000 marine related companies, providing address and communication information, as well as company profiles, contacts details and information on fleets and associated companies. The information is categorized by business sector and then by country.