Library - Online resources

Online Journals and Databases

Access to our online journals and databases is for staff, students and alumni of the AIPM only.

If you are eligible, and do not have the login details, please contact the AIPM Library.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. The AIPM Library has linked the subscription based ejournals via the Library Links function. 

Austrom (Informit)

A compilation of Australian databases covering a wide range of subjects. Subjects include policing, criminology, public affairs, the economy, politics, legal studies, family studies and multicultural affairs. Index only, some links to external sources. Request articles of interest from AIPM Library as most can be sourced from the policing Library network.


The Emerald Insight database is a large source of peer-reviewed articles from scholarly journals. The AIPM Library subscribes to approximately 130 full –text journals in the areas of policing, emergency services, criminology, policy making, management and leadership in the public and private sector. Access is available onsite and offsite via password for AIPM students and alumni.

Business Source Complete

Business Source Complete is the world’s definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. In addition, searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals.


These E-books are available to read online or to download to your own computer. While there are only a few E-books available at present it is anticipated that the collection will progressively increase.

SAGE Journals Online

Management & Organization Studies Collection : This database includes 56 peer-reviewed ejournals published by SAGE and participating societies, encompassing over 20,000 articles. This collection covers such subjects as organisational behaviour, organisational development, strategic management, organisational theory, industrial psychology, human resource management, business ethics, corporate social responsibility, environmental management, leadership, group processes, organisational communication, management learning, management education, training and international & cooperative management. Many articles are available as full text (PDF).