Online Resources

Ebrary E-books

EbraryEbrary academic complete offers access to more than fifty thousand electronic books in all subject areas. It allows for temporary loaning too.
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Westlaw International
 westlaw_international_online_legal_researchUsed in over 60 countries, Westlaw International is a global legal research library built on some of the world’s best legal, news and business information.    Access content from providers such as Sweet & Maxwell, Sweet & Maxwell Asia, Ellis Publications, Carswell and Westlaw.

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Lexis Nexis
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LexisNexis® harnesses leading technologies to deliver topical content, information analytic and workflow solutions that are key to success for legal, business, risk and academic professionals.

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Emerald Management
emeraldEmerald Management eJournals cover a broad range of topics to provide users with a thorough understanding of all areas    within this field. Subjects covered include Health Care Management, LIS, Managing Quality and Marketing.Emerald Business, Management and Economics eBook Series Collection Covers fields including Strategy, Economics, Accounting and Finance and Human Resource Management. The collection includes leading titles such as: Advances in Librarianship, Advances in International Management and International Finance Review.

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Law Africa
LawafricaThe LLR are available on-line, on www.lawafrica.com . The website has the complete range of judicial material from Eastern Africa . The site contains over 20,000 individual documents consisting of gigabytes of information, housed within a single fully searchable and cross-referenced website.

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JSTOR
JstorJSTOR (short for Journal Storage) is a digital library founded in 1995. Originally containing digitized back issues of academic journals, it now also includes books and primary sources, and current issues of journals. It provides full-text searches of more than a thousand journals.

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University of Chicago Press

Chicago_Journals_JSTOR_logoThe University of Chicago Press publishes nearly fifty scholarly journals, many on behalf of some of the world’s most prestigious societies, and several that were the first scholarly publications in their respective fields. The journals present original research in the social sciences, humanities, education, and biological and physical sciences.

                     Subject Strengths

  • Economics
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Life  and Physical Sciences
  • Social Sciences.

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EBSCO Host Research Databases

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Access to 8 major databases: Academic Search Premier; Business Source Premier; ERIC; Masterfile Premier; Newspaper Source; Health Source : Nursing & Academic; Health Source : Consumer Edition; Medline.

Subject Strengths

      • Good coverage of most branches of social sciences and humanities
      • Strong business coverage
      • Strong nursing, medicine and allied health coverage
      • Dedicated newspaper database, kept separate from peer-reviewed content

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Mary Ann Liebert Publishers

mary ann libertMary Ann Liebert, Inc. is universally acknowledged for establishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in the most promising areas of biotechnology, biomedical research/life sciences, clinical medicine and surgery, and law. Liebert Online delivers electronic access to peer-reviewed journals published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Subject Strengths

      • Biotechnology
      • Biomedical research/life sciences
      • Clinical medicine and surgery
      • Law

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Springer Link Journals

springerSpringerLink is Springer’s platform, which provides access to 6 million research documents. SpringerLink aims to become the primary resource destination for all academic researchers and students.

Subject Strengths

  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Business & Management
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Earth Sciences and Geography
  • Economics
  • Education & Language
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Food Sciences & Nutrition
  • Law
  • Life Sciences
  • Materials
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Social Sciences
  • Statistics

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Wiley Online Library

WileyOnlineLibrary_Stacked_jpegWiley Online Library is a leading international resource for scientific, technical, medical and scholarly content providing access to millions of articles across a wide range of journals. This package provides access to over 800 journals in the Sciences. Technology and Medicine

Subject Strength

  • Chemistry & Physics
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Medicine & Nursing
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Polymers and Materials Science

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Gale
Expanded Academic ASAP

   From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research      needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers – many                                                       with full text and images!

             Health and Wellness Resource Center 

    Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, numerous reference volumes, over 700 health videos from partner Healthology, Inc., hundreds of pamphlets and health-related articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.

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Taylor & Francis Online Journals 

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Taylor and Journals consists of more than 1,300 titles in humanities, social sciences and applied sciences.

Subject Strengths

  • Arts & Humanities
  • Anthropology & Archaeology
  • Behavioral Science
  • Business, Management & Economics
  • Chemistry
  • Criminology & Law
  • Education
  • Engineering, Computing & Technology
  • Environment & Agriculture
  • Geography, Planning, Urban & Environment
  • Library & Information Science
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Media, Cultural & Communication Studies
  • Physics
  • Politics, International Relations & Area Studies
  • Public Health & Social Care
  • Sociology & Related Disciplines
  • Sport, Leisure & Tourism
  • Strategic, Defence & Security Studies

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Project Muse

Project MuseProject MUSE provides online access to 500 full-text journals and 15,000 full-text ebooks from 200 non-profit publishers in the humanities and social sciences.

Subject Strengths

  • Area and Ethnic Studies
  • Art and Architecture
  • Creative Writing
  • Education
  • Film, Theater, and Performing Arts
  • History
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Library Science and Publishing
  • Literature
  • Medicine and Health
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • Science, Technology, and Mathematics
  • Social Sciences
  • Studies by Time Period
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World bank

 World Bank e-library

Content Overview

The World Bank e-Library is an electronic portal to the World Bank’s full-text collection of books, reports/working papers, journals and other documents on social and economic development. It is the most comprehensive collections in the area and it brings together, in PDF format, a fully indexed and cross-searchable database of 6,000+ titles, as well as every new title as it becomes available in print. In addition, subscribers have access to information not available in print. eLibrary is fully searchable by subject, region, keyword, title, author, abstract, or year of publication.

Subject Strengths
World Bank e-Library includes:

  • Agriculture
  • Climate Change & Environment
  • Communities & Human Settlements
  • Conflict and Development
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Finance and Financial Sector Development
  • Gender
  • Governance
  • Health, Nutrition and Population
  • Industry; Information and Communication Technologies
  • Infrastructure Economics and Finance
  • International Economics & Trade
  • Law and Development
  • Macroeconomics and Economic Growth
  • Poverty Reduction
  • Private Sector Development
  • Public Sector Development
  • Rural Development
  • Science and Technology Development
  • Social Development
  • Social Protections and Labor
  • Transport; Urban Development
  • Water Resources
  • Water Supply and Sanitation
  • World Bank

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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development – OECD iLibrary

oecdOECD is the world’s largest think-tank, renowned for its authoritative, internationally comparable statistics, analysis, and outlooks in Economics, Public Policy, Social Sciences and Environmental issues.

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Oxford Journals (OUP)

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Content Overview Oxford Journals publishes journals from science, technical, professional, medical, humanities, arts and social science disciplines. Organisations that qualify for the free Developing Countries Oxford Online Collection offer will obtain access to over 200 titles.

Subject Strengths

      • Biological Sciences
      • Medicine
      • Public Health and Epidemiology
      • Humanities
      • Social Sciences
      • Law
      • Economics, Business, and Finance
      • Mathematics, Statistics, Computing and Physics

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Informs INFORMS

The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) is the largest society in the world for professionals in the field of operations research (O.R.), management science, and analytics.

INFORMS serves the scientific and professional needs of Analytics Professionals and Operations Researchers including educators, scientists, students, managers, analysts, and consultants. The Institute serves as a focal point for analytics and O.R. professionals, permitting them to communicate with each other and reach out to other professional societies, as well as the varied clientele of the profession’s research and practice.

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Royal Society

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Content Overview

Ten leading international journals from the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science. Titles cover the whole of the biological and physical sciences, and include Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the world’s first science journal

Subject Strengths

  • Mathematics, engineering and other physical sciences
  • All biological sciences; particularly good on ecology, environment
  • Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary science

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