All members of the ACG community, including current students, faculty, staff and registered alumni, are entitled to use the ALBA library and to take advantage of its resources, services & facilities.

ALBA students, faculty and staff are also entitled to use the John S. Bailey Library at the Aghia Paraskevi Campus using their ALBA or ACG ID. Please note that each library has its own regulations and, consequently, what might be valid for one Library might not be for the other.

Working Schedule  

  • Monday to Friday 09:00 – 21:00
  • Weekends 10:00 – 18:00

Contact information

  • By Telephone: 210 8964531-8, ext. 2246 & 2282
  • By e-mail:



Print Collections

The book collection totals about 8.500 titles covering the fields of management and related sciences, marketing, law, shipping, as well as the social sciences.

The periodical publications collection consists of a back-file of journals and magazines which totals 250 titles covering a variety of topics as seen and examined from a variety of perspectives ranging from the academic to the everyday.

ALBA students, faculty and staff may use the library catalog to search the print collections.

The Library Catalog

Electronic Resources

The Library provides on-campus access to a wide range of electronic resources to support research, teaching and learning. Current ALBA students, faculty and staff can use the databases to search and find articles, e-books, statistics and a great variety of content.



Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)

Citations, abstracts and full text of periodical articles, conference proceedings, reports, videos and more covering all academic disciplines. More than 11,700 titles are indexed and 4,800 titles are available in full text, of which more than 4,000 are peer-reviewed.

Core business databases

Business Source Complete (EBSCOhost)

Citations, abstracts and full text articles from all areas of business – including management, marketing, accounting, finance, economics, banking, advertising and computer science. More than 42,003 titles are available in full text, as well as thousands of case studies, industry profiles, SWOT analyses, business reports, company profiles and videos.

EconLit with Full Text (EBSCOhost)

Citations, abstracts and full-texts of articles, chapters of books, dissertations, working papers and book reviews in all fields of economics including capital markets, economic forecasting and labor economics. Produced by the American Economic Association.

Emerald Insight

Full text journals in accounting & finance, economics, education, marketing, management science & operations, public policy and more from Emerald Publishing.

Hospitality & Tourism Complete (EBSCOhost)

Covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. Full text is available for more than 550 publications, including periodicals, company and country reports, as well as books. Subject areas covered include: hotel management and administrative practices, hospitality law, food and beverage management, leisure and business travel and the culinary arts.

Legal Source (EBSCOhost)

Provides full-text coverage of the world's most respected scholarly law journals. The collection includes over 1,200 full-text journals as well as law reviews, yearbooks, statutes, bar association publications, university publications and case studies.

Other subject-specific

Art Full Text (EBSCOhost)

Citations and abstracts with some full text of periodical articles, yearbooks and museum bulletins covering all areas of the arts. Includes full text from over 300 periodicals, many of which are peer-reviewed. Indexes reproductions of art works.

Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCOhost)

Covers communication, mass media and other closely related fields of study. Includes full text of over 500 journal titles, as well as indexing and abstracts of more than 620 titles. In addition, it features over 5,400 author profiles, providing biographical data and bibliographic information.

Drama Online

Full text of more than 1,900 plays and monologues from many different time periods and genres. Provides contextual and critical background on the plays, as well as audiovisual material.

Education Full Text (EBSCOhost)

Citations and abstracts with some full text of periodical articles, chapters of books and yearbooks. Includes full text from over 350 journals. Covers all aspects of education, as well as student counseling, library science and athletics.

GreenFILE (EBSCOhost)

Citations and abstracts with some full text of more than 760 sources covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. Subjects covered include: global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy and recycling.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCOhost)

Citations and abstracts with some full text of more than 675 journals, research reports and proceedings in librarianship, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

MLA International Bibliography (EBSCOhost)

A bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. It contains citations from over 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers.


Contains full text articles from over 80 peer-reviewed journals published by the American Psychological Association and allied organizations. Covers general psychology and applied, clinical and theoretical research.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCOhost) 

Contains full text articles from nearly 500 journals. Covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry, psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

PsycINFO (EBSCOhost)

Citations and abstracts drawn from scholarly journal articles, chapters of books and dissertations in psychology and related disciplines. Includes information on the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry and physiology. Most material included is peer-reviewed.

SocINDEX with Full Text (EBSCOhost)

Citations, abstracts and full text periodical articles, monographs and conference papers on sociology, its sub-disciplines and related areas of study (such as anthropology, education and social work). Includes full text for more than 800 journals, 800 monographs and 16,000 conference papers.


eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

A collection of more than 152,000 authoritative, scholarly book titles from various publishers covering all academic disciplines.

Oxford Handbooks Online

A collection of 86 handbooks in literature, classical studies and history from Oxford University Press.


Datastream (Thomson Reuters)*

Datastream is a financial time series database that enables you to explore relationships and trends, perform correlations, generate or test investment ideas and develop view points on the market. It provides over 10 million economic time series for 162 markets with comparable data so you can build insightful charts and analysis.

*Request password at the front desk.

DSI - All That Stats

All That Stats brings under one common database the complete range of OECD, European Union, IMF financial and UNIDO’s industry statistics, as well as a variety of US and German official and central bank statistics.

ICAP Greek Financial Directory*

The most widely recognized directory for companies in the Greek market. It contains more than 20,000 companies which encompass the entire Greek state and all activity fields.

*Request password at the front desk. 

iMentor (Infobank Hellastat)*

A database containing company information, balance sheets and other financial information on more than 80,000 Greek public and private enterprises. Includes financial sector reports and analyses. All information is available in fully editable Excel format.

*Request password at the front desk. 


Britannica Academic Edition

The electronic version of the Encyclopedia Britannica and Britannica Book of the Year enhanced with a variety of multimedia and selected websites. Includes the Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary & Thesaurus.

Credo Reference 

An online reference collection which contains more than 103, 500 reference entries and 370 e-books about arts, leisure, business, education, geography, health & medicine, language, literature, mathematics, statistics, philosophy, religion, science, social sciences, technology and engineering.

Literary Encyclopedia

Over 7,300 peer-reviewed reference articles, including biographical profiles, critical analyses of works, essays on literary, political and cultural context and bibliographies of critical readings.

MLA Directory of Periodicals (EBSCOhost)

Information on over 5,500 journals. Includes editorial contact information, subscription prices and submission guidelines.

Oxford Art Online

Includes the full text of The Dictionary of Art (1996, 34 vols), a landmark reference work containing more than 45,000 entries. This content is maintained with regular updates and further enhanced by the annual addition of new articles on significant areas of the visual arts. Oxford Art Online includes over 6,000 images, as well as linking to ARTstor. Also included are: Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (1998), The Oxford Companion to Western Art (2001) and The Concise Dictionary of Art Terms (2001), as well as a host of teaching and research tools and resources.

Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary provides the ultimate guide to the meaning, history and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past.

Oxford Music Online

A compendium of some of the finest music scholarship available offering the full texts of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition (2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992) and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition (2001), as well as all subsequent updates and emendations. This content of more than 50,000 signed articles and 30,000 biographies is further supplemented with The Oxford Companion to Music (2002) and The Oxford Dictionary of Music, 2nd edition, rev. (2006). Oxford Music Online also contains a host of teaching and research tools and resources.

Oxford Reference

A collection of over 200 general and subject-specific reference titles published by Oxford University Press, covering more than 25 subjects: from art to accounting, music to marketing, and computing to communication. Contains over 16,000 illustrations and more than 775 locator, physical and political maps.


The Economist 

Authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science and technology. Includes all articles from the print edition and more.

Financial Times*

The online version of the leading financial newspaper provides the latest business, finance, economic and political news, commentaries, data and analysis for the global business community, access to the Alphaville blog, as well as Lex, the Financial Times column on business and financial topics.

*Request password at the front desk.* brings the latest news from Greece and the world. It provides access to news reports about politics, finance, sports, health, techscience, as well as markets data, multimedia and newsroom.

*Request password at the front desk. 

New York Times

Full text access to the New York Times from 1981 to the present. Also includes archival access from 1851-1922.

Regional Business News (EBSCOhost)

Full text access to regional business publications. Includes more than 80 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.