Description: Ancestry.com is an important database to complete the basic informations on Wikipedia's biographical articles, like the full names, dates and birth places of notorious personalities. Even today, I am confronted with a possible false news, that I must source through Ancestry : https://fr.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jean_Dumontier&diff=155471771&oldid=155353149 . It would be good to have "All Access", not just "U.S. Discovery" nor "World Explorer".
Description: A great source for British media.
Description: Site with access to thousands of scanned historical US high school, military, college and university yearbooks. This site would be valuable to research military and college figures (academics, athletic figures, etc.) and would serve as a great source for public domain photos for articles (pre 1977 are in public domain)
Description: Major publisher, particularly in the areas of law and economics. In the publisher production ranking by Torres-Salinas et al. (2012) - https://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1207/1207.7067.pdf -, Elgar ranked 4th Economics & Business, 2nd in Law and 1st in Management. Many of their works on law are standard references in the field, particularly the Research Handbooks.
Description: Wikipedians from Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, HK, Macau may need it to contribute to a lot of articles regarding domestic affairs and Chinese culture affairs.
Description: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has a large repository of academic publications related to software and technology. Reliable sources on specialized software are difficult to find, and the IEEE paywall makes it difficult to write articles on them. Providing access to IEEE through their institutional program would allow editors to use their high-quality publications as sources for these articles (instead of self-published sources).
Description: More often referred to as MLA Bibliography. The most important database for resesrch articles and books on literature (in any language). Also linguistics (of any language). While it is sold through the Ebsco platform it is not available to Wikipedians. ~~~~
Description: Noor Specialized Magazines (Persian: نورمگز) is a website founded and administered by Computer Research Center of Islamic Sciences (CRCIS) that offers digitized versions of specialized journals concerning Islamic studies, social sciences and the humanities.
Description: With today’s overabundance of information, and misinformation, students and researchers alike can be overwhelmed in identifying what’s trustworthy, what’s up-to-date, and what’s accurate. Oxford University Press has invested in the Oxford Research Encyclopedias to meet this challenge. Working with international communities of scholars across all fields of study, we are developing new comprehensive collections of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics.
Description: Recent global news content from over 2,800 news sources, including major outlets from different parts of the world, most updated daily w/o embargo. E.g.: Washington Post (2016-), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (2017-), Le Parisien (2001-), Le Monde (2011-), El Mundo (2008-), Times (UK) (1992-), Financial Times (1996-, 1 day embargo). While many of our newspaper resources focus on historical issues, this resource would help greatly with work on current issues, in many different languages.
Description: All the UK based Royal Colleges has an archive, library and journal. There is several of them and prestigious. They may be under the aegis e.g. Oxford University but don't know.
Description: cricketarchive.com is a very important & popular for every cricket lovers & it related to Wikipedia's biography pages. previously the site was free; but now it is a payee site. if the site is free for Wikipedians then it may be very great step.
Description: The Ken is an Indian business news website based out of Bangalore, India. It was launched in 2016 as a premium subscriber-only platform that publishes one article per day.
Description: Leading Italian encyclopedia. It also has an English version. Great resource.