Active Full-Text, Non-Open Access Journal Retail Value (USD)
Academic Search Ultimate: $3,592,378.24
Academic Search Complete: $3,030,667.92
Academic Search Premier: $2,591,027.78
Academic Search Elite: $999,243.69

Academic Search Ultimate, the flagship database within the Academic Search family, boasts an extensive collection of 9,982 active full-text journals, a significant portion of which undergo peer review and are featured in prominent citation indexes. It covers a wide range of subject areas offering thousands of international journals to provide global context to research as well as videos to support and enhance the research experience. With a total journal retail value of $3,592,378.24, it stands as the largest database in the Academic Search suite.

Strengthen Exposure to Open Access Journals 

Academic Search Ultimate includes rigorous curation and indexing of open access (OA) journals, which has resulted in a growing collection of 6,773 active global OA journals. Once validated and certified for inclusion, these OA journals are treated with high-quality subject indexing and sophisticated, precise/accurate full-text linking.

NOTE: EBSCOhost databases and EBSCO Discovery Service generate a lot more referrals for DOAJ than any other online platform.

The World’s Highest Quality Multidisciplinary Full-Text Journal Database — Includes Expanding International Content 

Active Full-Text Journals by Country/Region
Australia & New Zealand
Central & Eastern Europe
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan
French-Speaking Europe
German-Speaking Europe
Italy & Italian Switzerland
Latin America & the Caribbean
Middle East & North Africa
Netherlands & Flanders
Nordic Countries
South Asia & Southeast Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa
United Kingdom & Ireland
United States
Australia & New Zealand: 184
Canada: 185
Central & Eastern Europe: 939
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan: 211
French-Speaking Europe: 108
German-Speaking Europe: 848
Greece: 29
Italy & Italian Switzerland: 341
Japan: 123
Korea: 81
Latin America & the Caribbean: 867
Middle East & North Africa: 849
Netherlands & Flanders: 247
Nordic Countries: 93
Portugal: 50
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 661
Spain: 199
Sub-Saharan Africa: 149
United Kingdom & Ireland: 2,160
United States: 1,605
Australia & New Zealand: 85
Canada: 108
Central & Eastern Europe: 467
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan: 41
French-Speaking Europe: 22
German-Speaking Europe: 445
Greece: 11
Italy & Italian Switzerland: 92
Japan: 20
Korea: 13
Latin America & the Caribbean: 438
Middle East & North Africa: 390
Netherlands & Flanders: 152
Nordic Countries: 37
Portugal: 20
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 322
Spain: 74
Sub-Saharan Africa: 66
United Kingdom & Ireland: 1,737
United States: 1,245
Australia & New Zealand: 39
Canada: 71
Central & Eastern Europe: 163
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan: 15
French-Speaking Europe: 9
German-Speaking Europe: 294
Greece: 2
Italy & Italian Switzerland: 21
Japan: 2
Korea: 4
Latin America & the Caribbean: 85
Middle East & North Africa: 87
Netherlands & Flanders: 106
Nordic Countries: 21
Portugal: 6
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 126
Spain: 10
Sub-Saharan Africa: 23
United Kingdom & Ireland: 1,165
United States: 715
Australia & New Zealand: 19
Canada: 39
Central & Eastern Europe: 38
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan: 7
French-Speaking Europe: 5
German-Speaking Europe: 102
Greece: 0
Italy & Italian Switzerland: 9
Japan: 1
Korea: 0
Latin America & the Caribbean: 31
Middle East & North Africa: 13
Netherlands & Flanders: 37
Nordic Countries: 3
Portugal: 1
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 68
Spain: 8
Sub-Saharan Africa: 14
United Kingdom & Ireland: 531
United States: 428

Covers Nearly All Disciplines

Academic Search Ultimate covers nearly all academic disciplines.

Ahead of Print  

Academic Search Ultimate includes Ahead of Print content for relevant titles from key publishers.  

Searchable Cited References 

Academic Search Ultimate includes 1,394 journals with searchable cited references. 

Valuable Video Content

Academic Search Ultimate includes more than 75,000 videos from the Associated Press. Updated monthly, this collection of videos from the world’s leading news agency includes footage from 1930 to the present and helps round out student research. 

The Highest Quality Subject Indexing 

EBSCO has the premier and most highly regarded scholarly vocabularies curated by subject matter experts, covering all disciplines and major publishers. 

EBSCO believes in breaking down barriers to information through Enhanced Subject Precision (ESP) mapping, bridging the gap between content and end users through inclusion of natural languages.   

EBSCO databases support all learning types through textual and visual subject browse and information literacy training through subject access points in more than 30 languages. Watch video to learn more.