Remember, some databases will provide information for a large range of topics, while others will be more focused to the topic you are interested in.


Database Name Description

Academic Search Complete

Academic search complete is a database covering a huge range of topics. You will find material related to real estate and often (but not always) you will get a link to the full text article in PDF format.

Business Source Complete

Business source complete is another wide ranging database but you will find some real estate related material. Once again, some of the information will be available in full text PDF format.

Emerald Insight

Emerald is a global publisher since 1967. The Emerald Insight database contains journals, books and case studies covering areas of business, finance, sociology among others.


iSurv is your source of surveying information from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Contact the library for your login to iSurv.

 Science Direct

 Science Direct is one of the largest databases subscribed to by the library. In it you will find information on all topics, including real estate. Many of the results you find will be available in full text.

If you need any help accessing any of these databases please drop into Bolton Street Library or contact us at 01 402 3681 or

To access DIT Library's full list of databases click here.

To learn about accessing databases from home click here.


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