Eldis supports free and open access to useful, relevant and up-to-date research on international development issues. The database includes summaries and provides free links to full-text research and policy documents from over 8,000 publishers. Eldis is hosted by the Institute of Development Studies based in the UK. The services profile work by a growing global network of research organizations and knowledge brokers to ensure Eldis presents a global picture of development research. Eldis users include a large global audience of development practitioners, decision makers and researchers, mainly based outside of Europe and North America.