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ISB Main Library: Databases

The Main Library at International School Bangkok

REMINDER: To see the passwords for each Database click on Student/Teacher access below. These are only available to ISB students and teachers.

ISB Subscription Databases

Student & Teacher Access

Students and teachers with an ISB G
mail account can access the individual database passwords.

Community Access

If you do not have ISB G
mail account please contact the Main Library for the password or check the ISB Parent Portal page - Main Library.

Britannica School

Explore an updated online Encyclopedia for articles, biographies, videos, images and web resources.


Digital Theater +

The world’s leading digital platform for the arts. Watch the worlds’ finest theatre productions anywhere, anytime.


Provider of research of databases, e-journals, magazine subscription, ebooks and discovery service for academic libraries.


Offers full-text, academic content on a variety of subjects - an excellent match for in-depth studies.  Includes citations and translations.


More than 1,000 academic journals, and over one million images, letters, and other primary sources.

Source Reference (Infobase)
Hundreds of full-text reference titles,  thousands of images and videos including access to our Research Skill Builder materials, 

Bloom’s Literature (Infobase)


Bloom’s Literature offers a comprehensive resource for the study of literature.

Health Reference Center (Infobase)

Health Reference Center includes comprehensive, in-depth coverage of body systems, current health issues, major diseases and conditions, treatments, and procedures.

Issues & Controversies (Infobase)

Understand today’s crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. Presented in a balanced, pro/con format.

Modern World History (Infobase)

Modern World History offers a comprehensive look at world history from the mid-15th century to the present.

Science Online (Infobase)

With a wealth of content and a dynamic design that facilitates STEM research and learning, the award-winning Science Online offers a comprehensive overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines.

Today’s Science (Infobase) (Free Trial for the year - login access coming soon)

Today’s Science bridges the gap between the science taught in class and real-world discoveries by leading scientists.

World Geography and Culture Online (Infobase)

World Geography and Culture is the definitive resource for researching the world’s countries and geography.


Newsbank is a database that specializes in news resources, including both archived sources and up to date news stories.

The Bangkok Post

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New York Times

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Free Newspaper

Newspaper Map

Newspaper map is a free web app that helps you find over 10,000 of the world's online newspapers, and in many cases get to their Google translations in one click. The site may be especially useful if you want to get a local take on what's happening in a particular place.

Magazines and Newspapers Online


Create an account and read news stories that are leveled by Lexile

The Economist

The Economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.


Breaking news and analysis. Politics, world news, photos, video, tech reviews, health, science, and entertainment news

The New York Times

The New York Times, Business, Sports of The Times, Arts, Science, Styles, Home, Travel, and other features. (Please see you teacher who will be able to access this on your behalf)

Free Databases by Subject




  • AMC Filmsite
  • TV Tropes - A resource to look at what the Film and TV Tropes are for stereotypical roles in cinema and TV
  • BBC - Genre Episodes
  • Documentary Storm - Provides free documentaries in a number of categories


  • MedlinePlus - U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  • PubMed Central (PMC) - Is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine.
  • PubPsych - Psychology database of open access journals.
  • CogPrints - An electronic archive for Psychology, Neuroscience, Linguistics, Computer Science, Philosophy, Biology, Medicine, and Anthropology.


  • WorldWide Science - Global science gateway to national and international scientific databases and portals.
  • SciElo - Open access to international scientific papers and research.
  • Analytical Digital Sciences Library - A collection of instructional resources developed by the analytical science community​​​​​​.
  • PLOS - A nonprofit, Open Access publisher empowering researchers to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication.


Bilingual Glossaries

Over 10 languages with glossaries for ES, MS and HS focusing on Math, Science and Social Studies.

Newspapers Located in the Library

Bangkok Post  

The Bangkok Post stands proudly as the leading English language daily newspaper in Thailand and one of the most trustworthy sources of news and comprised of the most important and most interesting news of the day, including local and international political, general interest and business stories. Also in the main section are the editorial, opinion articles, analyses, commentary and sports news.

Thai Post ​

The Thai Post is a daily Thai-language newspaper in Thailand. It is owned by the Thai Journal Group. The powerful daily newspaper published in Thailand. This newspaper is one of the most popular newspapers in Bangkok.

Google Newspaper Archives

International School Bangkok Main Library 39/7 Soi Nichada Thani, Soi Samakee Pakkret, Nonthaburi, Bangkok, Thailand 11120