Open Book Publishers: Open Book Publishers we are changing the nature of the traditional academic book. Our books are published in hardback, paperback and eBook editions, but we also publish free online editions of every title in PDF, HTML and XML formats that can be read via our website, downloaded, reused or embedded anywhere. We are proud to say that our books are currently being accessed freely worldwide by over 20,000 readers each month.

Link:   https://www.openbookpublishers.com/

 OUP – E-books Oxford Scholarship Online

Oxford Scholarship Online offers quality content you can trust, with instant and comprehensive coverage of over 11,000 titles in 20 subject areas, covering the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.


The Taylor & Francis Online Journals offers full text access to journals covering a wide range of subject areas of social sciences and Humanities.

 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer – IEEE

IEEE provides a wide range of quality publications that make the exchange of technical knowledge and information possible among technology professionals; it’s the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing, and technology information around the globe. This essential content, categorized below, is delivered through the IEEE Xplore® Digital Library.

  EBSCO Host    

EBSCOhost also contains EBSCO discover service is an intuitive online research platform used by thousands of institutions and millions of users worldwide. With quality databases and search features, EBSCOhost helps researchers of all kinds find the information they need fast. UCU Library Subscribes to 7 of those Databases in the fields of Religion and Theology, Mass Communication, Education, Human impact to the Environment, Library and Information Management with 1 Database being on Trial until 30th April 2020 making up for a total of 8 Databases currently.

Link; https://search.ebscohost.com/

 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)       

ASCE Journals Online provides unprecedented access to 33 Peer-reviewed journals with more than 60,000 full-text papers and a 31-Year archive from 1983 to the present. It provides content for the following subjects: Environmental Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Construction, Earthquake Engineering, Energy, Engineering Mechanics, Water Resources Engineering, Coastline and Port Engineering, Pipelines, Structural Engineering, Transportation and Development, Sustainable Engineering.

Link: https://ascelibrary.org/

 Book Boon: A useful resource for IT and programming, Engineering, management among others.

Link: http://bookboon.com/

Bookshelf: Collection of biomedical books that can be searched directly.

Link:  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/

CAPstone: CAPstone (Canadian Academic Publishers Ltd) is a not-for-profit company dedicated to the betterment of people globally through education. Download medical textbooks in a wide array of topics, including clinical and basic sciences.

Link:     http://www.giandhepatology.com/

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

The Directory of Open Access Books is a service of OAPEN Foundation. The OAPEN Foundation is an international initiative dedicated to Open Access monograph publishing, based at the National Library in The Hague. It is a home to over 49,669 Academic peer-reviewed books and chapters from 307 publishers.

Link:  https://www.doabooks.org

Free Medical Books: A classified and easily retrievable most important medical books available online, free and in full-text. The unrestricted access to scientific knowledge

Link:  http://www.freebooks4doctors.com

FREE ONLINE BOOKS: Freebookcentre.net contains links to thousands of free online technical books. Which Include core computer science, networking, programming languages, Systems Programming books, Linux books and many more.

Link:    https://www.freebookcentre.net/

Hesperian Health Guides: Hesperian Health Guides publishes 20 titles, spanning women’s health, children, disabilities, dentistry, health education, HIV.

Link:   http://hesperian.org/books-and-resources

IntechOpen: IntechOpen is where academia and industry create content with global impact with a wide range of subject areas available online such as physical sciences, Health Sciences, Engineering, Social Sciences, etc.   

Link: https://www.intechopen.com/books

IOPscience: An online content published by IOP Publishing. IOPscience embraces innovative technologies to make it easier for researchers to access scientific, technical and medical content.

Link:    https://iopscience.iop.org/bookList

Open textbooks Library: Open textbooks are textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality.

Link:     https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/

Project Gutenberg: It is an online library of free eBooks. Project Gutenberg was the first provider of free electronic books, or eBooks. Michael Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg, invented eBooks in 1971 and his memory continues to inspire the creation of eBooks and related content today.

Link:    https://www.gutenberg.org/

Health Library Medical Education (Videos, Audios, Texts)

(No password is required for access on campus. Contact library for off campus access)

Lippincott Williams and Wilkin’s (LWW) Health Library is Lippincott’s online platform for the delivery of high quality educational and clinical content. This collection covers all anatomical and basic sciences including other health sciences disciplines. The link below is for Only Lectures to use in accessing Teaching Resources and Test bank.

Link: https://meded.lwwhealthlibrary.com/multimedia.aspx?categoryid=38133


(Password is required for access both within campus and off campus) [Access is for Lecturers only]

Find everything you need to help you succeed in your classes—practice quizzes, interactive flashcards, case studies, eBooks, and more. ThePoint gives you everything you need to succeed such as unmatched content, software, and services for the nursing, medical, and health professions.

Link:  thePoint.lww.com 

Google Books. Google Books is a tool from Google that searches the full text of books that Google scans, converts to text using optical character recognition, and stores in its digital database. Many popular books are available with Google Books. Typically, the books available can be read online only and cannot be downloaded for later use.

Link:    https://www.books.google.co.ug/   


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