Academic journals: It is a multi-subject link for journal articles in the fields of medical, biological, engineering, social sciences etc. Provides only abstracts and full text to subscribed users. Provide free access to full texts

Link: https://academicjournals.org/journals.htm

ASM (American Society for Microbiology): Over 30,000 members, including researchers, educators and health professionals, ASM is one of the largest life science societies in the world. Providing both journals and books and access is by Registration for login.  Log-in details are available through the Librarian.

Link: https://journals.asm.org/

Africa Portal: A home of over 5000 books, journals and documents in the context of Africa. A user is able to customize searches by year or subject of interest to Africa. Provides free access to full texts.

Link: https://www.africaportal.org/publications/

Bioline International: Provides articles on public health and International Medicine. This useful site includes periodic updates from 1989-2019. It is also a product of the Reference Centre on Environmental Information located in Brazil.  You can browse journal by country

Link: http://www.bioline.org.br/journals

Digital Library of the Commons: This is a gateway to the international e-library of the commons.

Link:  http://dlc.dlib.indiana.edu/dlc/

Digital Library of Nebraska: This is the institutional repository of the University of Nebraska. The content covered includes subject areas such as; business, education, medicine and health sciences, environmental science, communication, economics, public affairs, policy and administration, and sociology.

Link: https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ): This full text database covers over 1000 quality and multilingual controlled scientific and scholarly journals in all subject areas.

Link:  https://www.doaj.org/


Epidemiology: A 5.3 million article archive on Epidemiology. Very good resource for lecturers.

Link:  http://www.epidemiolog.net/

 HINARI: A World Health Organization (WHO) portal providing access to both abstract only and full-text journals articles, e-books, references sources and other databases. Full-text access requires log-in details (username and password) which are obtainable from the Librarian and are for use by bona fine staff and students only.

Link:       https://www.who.int/hinari/en/

Free Medical Journals: The most important medical journals available online, free and in full-text. The unrestricted access to scientific knowledge

Link:  http://www.freemedicaljournals.com/

 HIGHWIRE: Born out of Stanford University, HighWire was established during the inception of the internet. This platform gives open and free access to resources mainly on international development and health working papers. It is hosted by the Stanford University Centre for International Development.

Link:    http://portal.highwire.org/lists/allsites.dtl

INGENTA CONNECT: Is the world’s largest resource for scholarly publications. An all-inclusive and cost-effective package. Ingenta Connect gives you access to the largest linking network of its kind online. Log-in details are available through the Librarian.

Link:    https://www.ingentaconnect.com/

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:    http://iopscience.iop.org/journals

IMF E-Library: The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) eLibrary simplifies analysis and research with direct access to the IMF’s periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools.

Link:    http://www.elibrary.imf.org

International Monetary Fund: Published articles on the International Monetary Funding. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 189 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.

Link:    https://www.imf.org/en/Publications/Publications-By-Subject

MDPI Open Access Journals: MDPI currently publishes 269 journal titles and is continuously expanding its portfolio to a wide range of fields including Mathematics, Medicine and Computer Science.

Link:    https://www.mdpi.com/about/journals

Merck Manuals Online (MSD Manual): A source for medical information since 1899 and is mainly providing the best medical information of the day to a wide cross-section of users, including medical professionals and students, veterinarians and veterinary students, and consumers.

Link:    https://www.msdmanuals.com/en-gb/professional

MIT Open Course Ware: A website hosted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology for free online courses in various disciplines.

Link:    https://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm

National Academies Press: This provides full-text access to over 4,000 e-resources on health sciences, public health, health care and quality and health management. Log-in details are available through the Librarian.

Link:    https://www.nap.edu/

Open Access Plugin: search thousands of sources with millions of articles to link you to free, legal, full text articles instantly

Link:    https://openaccessbutton.org/

Clinical Trials: ClinicalTrials.gov is a resource provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Link:     https://www.clinicaltrials.gov/

HIGHWIRE:  This platform gives open and free access to resources mainly on international development and health working papers. It is hosted by the Stanford University Centre for International Development.

Link:   http://highwire.stanford.edu/lists/browse.dtl?view=by%20topic&__hstc=89653892.fcb6f4aa40a10baf2dcd0f52fb425654.1524078103749.1525337010161.1525350046105.35&__hssc=89653892.41.1525350046105&__hsfp=1783814372

Open Book Publishers: Is a nonprofit independent publisher with no institutional backing. Open Book relies on sales and donations to continue publishing high-quality and free to read titles.

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

Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) – World Bank: The World Bank is the largest single source of development knowledge. The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products.

Link:   https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/

Open textbooks: Free, adaptable, openly licensed textbooks and supplemental resources.

Link:   https://www.oercommons.org/hubs/open-textbooks

PubMed Central: Pubmed central: Biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine

Link:   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/     OR    www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/

BioMed Central. BMC Biology is the flagship biology journal of the BMC series, publishing peer-reviewed research and methodology articles of special importance and broad interest in any area of biology, as well as reviews, opinion pieces, comment and Q&As on topics of special or topical interest.

Link:   https://bmcbiol.biomedcentral.com/

 SpringerOpen: Provides journal articles in fields such as Biomedicine, Chemistry, Computer Science, Dentistry, Engineering etc.

Link:    https://www.springeropen.com/journals

African Index Medicus:  You can search the database using one or more keywords (title, author, publisher, and descriptor.

Link:    https://indexmedicus.afro.who.int/aim/opac_css/?database=biblo

LILACS (Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences Literature): LILACS database is maintained and updated by educational, research and, health institutions, from government and private sector and it includes scientific and technical contents.

Link:     https://lilacs.bvsalud.org/en/

Google Scholar:  Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.

Link:   https://scholar.google.com/

arXiv: arXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics. arXiv is owned and operated by Cornell University, Open access to 1,159,449 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.

Link:        http://arxiv.org/

JSTOR: JSTOR means Journal Store and it is a growing digital library of more than 2,000 academic journals, 20,000 books, and 2 million primary source objects. JSTOR helps students, scholars, and other individuals discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform. Log-in details are available through the Librarian.

Link    http://www.jstor.org

International Journal of Research & Development Organization: IJRDO Journal provides a wide range of journals in broad fields of research like engineering, medical, science, technology, management, health science, environment, and much more.

Link:   https://ijrdo.org/

Open Educational Resources (OER)    Web Sites with OER resources: Collection of all EDUCAUSE resources related to open educational resources (OER) in higher education.


Educause. Educause focus on analysis, advocacy, community building, professional development, and knowledge creation to support the transformative role that IT can play in higher education.

Link:   http://www.educause.edu/

Open textbooks: Open textbooks are licensed by authors and publishers to be freely used and adapted. Download, edit and distribute them at no cost. The Open Textbook Library is supported by the Open Education Network.

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

African journal of business management. This provides Business, management, technology and ICT.

Link:   http://www.academicjournals.org/journal/AJBM

AgEconSearch. Research papers, conference papers, journal articles and scholarly literature in agriculture and applied economics

Link:   http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/

The Lancet: The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, The Lancet Infectious Diseases, The Lancet Neurology, The Lancet Oncology journals

Link:  http://www.thelancet.com/journals/laneur/issue/current

Public Library of Science:  It accelerates progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication

Link:   https://www.plos.org/

RC Psych. Royal College of psychiatrists provides Access to online full text of its psychiatrist’s journals

Link:    http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/

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