RESEARCH AREA

URL

 

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Acoustical Society of America (ASA) – Access to all issues of journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA).

 

http://scitation.aip.org/JASA

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African Journals Online (AJOL) – Abstracts of over 250  African- published journals, with access to some full text online.

 

 http://www.ajol.info

3

ALUKA - Building a digital library of scholarly resources  from and about Africa.

 

http://www.aluka.org

 

4

American Physical Society (APS) – Access to the Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) and 11 journals produced by the American Physical Society.

 

http://arjournals.annualreviews.org/

 

5

American Institute of Physics – AIP publishes 12 journals, 2 magazines, and a conference proceedings series. Hosts over 1.5 million articles from more than 25 scholarly publications.

 

 

http://www.aip.org/pubs

 

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Annual Reviews – This publications operates  as a high quality filter, prioritizing and synthesizing the primary research  literature in37 different disciplines for the Biomedical, Life, Physical and Social Sciences.

 

 

http://arjournals.annualsreviews.org/

 

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BioOne - Provides access to critical, peer-reviewed research in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.

 

http://www.bioone.org 8. Cambridge

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University Press Online Journals (All subjects)  

http://www.journals.cambridge.org

9

Cochrane Library – An internationally acclaimed database of regularly updated evidence-based medical systematic reviews.

 

 

http://www.thecochranelibrary.com

10

Credo Reference

http://www.credoreference.com

 

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Directory of open access journals - This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. It covers all subjects and languages and provides full text access to  470 journals.

 

 

http://www.doaj.org

 

 

 

 

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EBSCO - Access to the following databases

 

a) Academic Search Complete

Designed specifically for academic institutions, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer- reviewedjournals. Covers 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.


b)  Business Source Complete 

Definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading    collection of bibliographic and full text content for more     than 1,200 journals.

 

 

c)  MasterFILE Premier

Provides full text for nearly 1,750 general reference publica tions, including biographies and images.

 

d)  Newspaper Source -  Provides selected full text for 35 US and international news papers.   

 

 

 

 

 

http://search.ebscohost.com/

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 Oxford Journals 

 

http://www.oxfordjournals.org

 

14

Edinburgh University Press – African countries initiative, for Africa and African Journal of International & Comparative Law.

 

http://www.eupjournals.com/action/showJournals

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Royal College of Physicians – Full text access to “Clinical  Medicine”.

 

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/rcop/cm

 

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Royal Society – UK’s national academy of science. Titles cover biological sciences, and include philosophical transactions of the   Royal Society.

 

 

http://www.royalsocietypublishing.org/journals

 

 

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Emerald – Emerald is a leading English language publisher of academic and professional literature in management, library    services and engineering. Emerald Management Xtra access  more than 75,000 full text articles, 200,000 reviews from the world’s leading management journals, plus case studies, literature reviews, book reviews, conference information, interviews, and   profiles.

 

 

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/index.htm

 

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Encyclopedia Britannica online – Provides access to the  reputable online version of this reputable encyclopedia. One of the best places to start for general information and/or an    overview of a subject. No password required from on  campus computers.

 

 

http://www.search.eb.com/

 

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The Geological Society - Represents one of the largest integrated collections of online Earth science literature available. Bringing together key journals, Special Publications and Society book  series on a single electronic platform, the Lyell Collection is a unique resource for researcher and student alike.

 

 

http://www.lyellcollection.org/

 

20

 IMF eLibrary - Covers topics in the following area: Business and Economics, Education, Political Science, Technology and Engineering etc.

 

 

http://elibrary-data.imf.org

 

21

JSTOR - JSTOR coverage extends to all academic disciplines. What distinguishes JSTOR from other full-text databases is the depth of its coverage through time. Some journals in the collec  tion date back to the 19th Century.

 

 

http://www.jstor.org

 

22

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) – Publishes 79 journals and  online databases across the life, physical and applied sciences and most recently, clinical medicine.

 

 

http://www.nature.com

 

23

OSA- Optical Society of America – 15 optics and photonics   journals published by OSA and selected OSA meeting content.

 

 

http://www.opticsinfobase.org

 

24

Oxford English Dictionary – The Oxford English  Dictionary is widely acknowledged to be the ultimate authority on the English language.

 

 

http://dictionary.oed.com/

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Oxford Reference Online – It offers quick reference information 

 

http://www.oxfordreference.com/views/GLOBAL.h

 

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Palgrave Macmillan – Offers a combined portfolio of over 60 peer-reviewed e-journals in the of Business, Social Sciences and the Humanities.

 

 

http://www.palgrave-journals.com/pal

 

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Policy Press Journals – Publishes journals in the field of public and social policy. A social science publisher committed to journals that will have an impact on research, learning, policy   and practice at a international level. 

 

 

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/tpp

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Project Muse - Provides online access fully-text journals in  humanity and social science

 

http://muse.jhu.edu/

 

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Royals Society for Chemistry - RSC Journals is Chemical Com  munications which publishes short reports covering major areas of chemistry, physical, inorganic, organic etc. 

 

 

http://www.rsc.org/publishing/index.asp

 

30

Sage Publications – Over 550 journals in the business, humani  ties, social sciences and STM. 

 

http://online.sagepub.com/

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 SAGE Research Methods - It is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research  projects.

 

http://srmo.sagepub.com

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32

Taylor and Francis Online – Provides online access full-text Journals in Arts, Science and Technology.

 

http://www.tandfonline.com

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Wiley Online Library - Contains scholarly articles from most  subject areas. Indexes the following journal titles: Journal of Ar  chitectural Education, Engineering Construction and Architectural Management, International Journal of Art & Design Educa  tion, Art History & more.

 

 

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/

 

 FREE ONLINE DATABASES

 

RESEARCH AREAS

URL

 

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The Access to Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI) program  - provides free online access to major scientific and technical journals.

 

http://ardi.wipo.int

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Bookboon’s free online textbooks for students are focused and to the point. They are all written by highly respected professors from top universities in the world and cover topics such as eco  nomics, statistics, IT, engineering and natural science”.

 

 

 

http://www.bookboon.com

 

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HINARI: Access to Research – Provide full text access to over   1400 journals journals include the following discipline: Agriculture, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Development Studies,   Economics, Engineering, Environmental Sciences and Geogra  phy etc.

 

 

 

www.who.int//hinari/en/

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“Find free full text scientific articles in PDF Format”.

  

http://www.freefullpdf.com

 

5

OARE - Enabling the developing world to access environment  research.

 

www.unep.org

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American Geosciences Institute -  Covers the following: Geological Journal, General Science Journal, Geological Survey Publications etc.


  http://www.agiweb.org/georef/about/openac cess.html

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FUNAG - Source of knowledge in the  field of international  relations.

 

www.funag.gov/br/en

 

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AGORA - Provides a digital Library collection in the field of  food, agriculture, environmental science and related social  sciences.

 

 

Contact Library for Login details

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Library Genesis – Download e-books for free!    

gen.lib.rus.ec

 

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African Journal Archive  

www.ajarchive.org/search

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 Global Development Network

http://www.gdn.int

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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