Access to ASSIA database ends on Oct 10th – replaced by IBSS database

Please note that access to the ASSIA database (Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts) on the CSA Illumina search platform will terminate on the 10 October 2008.

Instead, access to similar content is now provided by the IBSS database (International Bibliography of the Social Sciences) on the EBSCOhost platform.

The IBSS database holds over 2.5 million references to journal articles and books, reviews and selected chapters, from over 2,800 current social science journals from every region of the world, plus an additional 500 journals which are indexed on an irregular basis. IBSS is produced by the London School of Economics and Political Science. For further details go to:

For direct access to a database, go to the Library Databases pages: