Online Databases – Off Campus Access

Access Medicine

Access Medicine provides access to a wide range of e-Books covering a wide range of medical topics such as Pathology, Haematology, Internal Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Medical Physiology. The Access Medicine database also contains videos, calculators, cases and self-assessments for students and practitioners.

Bioline International
Subjects covered: public health, international development, tropical medicine, food and nutritional security and biodiversity.

Bloomsbury Open Access

Access to selected books in the humanities and social sciences which are published on under Creative Commons and Bloomsbury Open licenses. Subject areas include: anthropology, politics & international relations, sociology, film & media, law, and research methods & study skills.

DOAB (Directory of Open Access Books)

It is a global registry of research data repositories that covers research data repositories from different academic disciplines.


EBSCOHOST has the following databases : General/News; Arts/Architecture; Business/Economics; Computer Science/Engineering; Earth/Environment; Education; Health Sciences; History; Law/Political Science ; Life Sciences ;Literature ;Philosophy/Religion and Psychology/Sociology

Ebook Central

Ebook Central is an online digital library of full texts of over 17,000 scholarly e-books. It is an online database collection that combines scholarly books from over 435 academic, trade and professional publishers. It also includes government documents. Additionally, Ebook Central offers a wide variety of content across many subject areas, especially in business and social science. Ebook Central continues to add quality eBooks and other authoritative titles to their selection from the world’s leading academic and professional publishers

Free Book Centre

This portal focuses primarily on academic material. Free Book Centre contains links to thousands of free online technical books and other subject areas, which include: Computer Science, Arts, Religion, Church Administration, Languages, Fiction and Cooking.

Google Books

This search tool contains an extensive list of material from the Google Library Project and Partner Programmes covering Arts, Religion, Church Administration and Languages. Google books has a keyword search key plus several search tools (limit) options. Search results will include full-text e-books and also chapters/sections of a book on that topic. Links (citations) can be stored in a personal Google Account.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. Search across a wide variety of disciplines and sources: articles, theses & dissertations and scholarly books.

International Development Research Centre

Access to 1200-plus free e-books covering the following subjects: Development, Economics, Environment, Evaluation, Food and Agriculture, Gender, Governance, Health, Information and Communication, Natural resources, Science and Technology, Social Policy.

IWA Publishing Journals and Books

Access to full-text e-journals and e-books on water, wastewater and environment from 17 leading journals and a range of books.


MEDBOX is an innovative online library aimed at improving the quality of healthcare in humanitarian action, worldwide. MEDBOX provides access to professional guidelines, textbooks and practical documents on health action available online and brings these into the hands of humanitarian aid workers and medical practitioners

National Academies Press

Access hundreds of books which can be downloaded as pdf for free by the chapter or the entire book. Topics include: Agriculture, Behavioural and Social Sciences, Conflict and Security Issues, Education, Energy, Environmental Studies, Food & Nutrition, Industry and Labour.

NCBI Bookshelf

Bookshelf provides free online access to books and documents in Life Science and Healthcare. Access is via keyword search or Browse Titles or New Releases. In the keyword search tool, other access options (limits) include Subjects, Types and Publishers. Search results contain the PDFs of books, collections, databases, documentations and reports.

Open Access Publishing in European Networks (OAPEN)

Access hundreds of academic books in humanities and social sciences.

Open Research Library

A multidisciplinary database covering more than 14,000 Open Access academic books in Law, History, Computer Science, Medicine, Music, Political Science, Philosophy, Languages and Arts, Social Sciences, Technology and Engineering

Oxford Scholarship Online

A multidisciplinary database which provides access to more than 17000 online books in 26 subject modules that includes; Economics and Finance, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Biology, Business and Management, Classical Studies, History, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Law, Neuroscience, Physics, Social Work, Music, Public Health and Epidemiology, Sociology, Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Chemistry, Archaeology, Public Health and Epidemiology.

Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO)

OHO is an outstanding collection of the best Handbooks across 17 subject areas that includes; Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Classical Studies, History, Linguistics, Literature, Psychology, Law, Business Management, Social Work, Music,  Sociology, Archaeology, Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Oxford Research Encyclopedias (ORE)

ORE provides collections of in-depth, trustworthy summaries on an ever-growing range of topics which includes; African History, Economics and Finance, Literature, American History, Education, Natural Hazard Science, Asian History, Encyclopaedia of Social Work, Neuroscience, Business and Management, Environmental Science, Oxford Classical Dictionary, Climate Science, International Studies, Politics, Communication, Latin American History, Psychology, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Linguistics and Religion

WHO Medicines

This database from World Health Organization contains free and open access books covering the medical sciences field.

African Journals Online (AJOL)

Tables of contents and abstracts of over 250 African journals with document delivery.

African Portal

The Africa Portal is an online resource that seeks to broaden the availability, accessibility and use of policy research on issues critical to the future of Africa. It is a collaborative project between the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA).

American Society for Microbiology

American Society for Microbiology is the oldest and largest single life science organisation in the world. Content ranges from re-emerging infectious diseases, diseases caused by pathogenic bacteria, fungi, and parasites in humans, animals, plant life, virus structure, cellular response to viral infection, vaccines and public health to the latest discoveries that build our understanding of bacteria.

American Physical Society

American Physical Society has agreed to partner with INASP to make their electronic content available at no charge to education, research and not-for-profit organizations within your country.

Anatomy & Physiology

Anatomy & Physiology – Open Access gives a worldwide audience, larger than that of any subscription-based journal, barrier-free access to research on Anatomy & Physiology.

Annals of Gastroenterology

Annals of Gastroenterology is published on behalf of the Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology, representing the Society’s official Journal. The journal aims to cover all sections of gastroenterology and hepatology, providing teaching, and practical and professional support for clinicians dealing with gastroenterological disorders. It publishes, after peer-review process papers concerning both clinical and basic research.

Annals of King Edward Medical University

Annals of KEMU is a biomedical research journal that is devoted to publishing the recent advances in all areas of biomedical research for physicians, surgeons, postgraduate trainees and undergraduate students with special emphasis on clarity of presentation and accuracy of the presented data.

Annual Reviews

Annual Reviews provide access to journals covering three broad disciplines. In Biomedical and Life Sciences, it provides access to journals covering the following subjects: Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics, Cell and Developmental Biology, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, Entomology, Food Science and Technology, Genetics, Genomics and Human Genetics, Immunology, Marine Science, Medicine, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Nutrition, Pathology, Mechanisms of Disease, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Physiology, Phytopathology, Plant Biology, Psychology and Public Health. It also provides access to the following Physical Science subjects: Analytical Chemistry, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Computer Science, Condensed Matter Physics, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Environment and Resources, Fluid Mechanics, Marine Science, Materials Research, Nuclear and Particle Science and Physical Chemistry. In Social Sciences it provides access to journals covering the following subjects: Anthropology, Clinical Psychology, Economics, Environment and Resources, Financial Economics, Law and Social Science, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Resource Economics and Sociology.

Archives of Medicine

A peer-reviewed medical periodical designed to serve as a platform for both veteran and ammeter researchers with their path-breaking works as long as they are technically correct and scientifically motivated. Subject areas include studies in the fields of immunology, anaesthesia, cardiovascular medicine, complementary medicine, dentistry and oral medicine, pathology, pharmacology and therapeutics, dermatology, respiratory medicine, rheumatology, drugs and medicines, ear, nose and throat/otolaryngology, emergency medicine, infectious diseases, neurology, nutrition and metabolism, obstetrics and gynaecology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, genetics, geriatric medicine, haematology, oncology, ophthalmology, paediatrics, psychiatry, radiology, renal medicine, pharmacognosy, sexual health, urology, epidemiology, ethnic studies, health policy, occupational health, medical education, legal and forensic medicine, environmental medicine and public health, medicine development and safety testing, drug legislation and safety

BioMed Central

BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher which has pioneered the open access publishing model. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. BioMed Central views open access to research as essential in order to ensure the rapid and efficient communication of research findings.

Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Reviews

Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Reviews (BMBR), a new broad-based review journal, is an open-access journal that was founded on two key tenets: (1) to publish the most exciting, cutting-edge reviews in all areas of applied biochemistry, industrial microbiology, genomics and proteomics, and metabolic engineering, and (2) to provide the most rapid turn-around time possible for reviewing and publishing. It is our hope these articles will serve as teaching and reference tools.


BioOne is a global, not-for-profit collaboration bringing together scientific societies, publishers, and libraries to provide access to critical, peer-reviewed research in the Biological, Ecological, and Environmental Sciences.

Bioline International

A pioneer in the provision of open access to peer-reviewed bioscience journals published in developing countries. These contain timely research on public health, international development, tropical medicine, food & nutritional security & biodiversity that would not otherwise be readily available to researchers in the developed world, or even in the country of publication. Bioline is an aggregator that provides a free platform for journals that wish to participate in the global open access movement.

BMJ Journals

BMJ (British Medical Journals) publishes over 30 journals covering major medical specialities for healthcare professionals and students.

British Institute of Radiology Journals

BIRJ is a fully open access, online research journal covering the whole of the radiological sciences, including radiology, radiation oncology, radiobiology, medical physics, nuclear medicine and all allied areas.

Cell & Developmental Biology

Cell & Developmental Biology is an international, peer-reviewed journal elaborating on the mechanisms by which cells assemble and function, and how these cells are sculpted into multicellular organisms.

Clinical Reviews and Opinions

Clinical Reviews and Opinions (CRO) is an open-access journal that provides rapid publication (monthly) of articles in all areas of the subject such as the effects of acid load on liver desaturases, the effect of drug sample availability on physician prescribing behaviour, In vitro- and in vivo- experimental models for balanced activity of oncogenes and tumour-suppressor genes in normal and malignant cells etc. The Journal welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence. Papers will be published shortly after acceptance. All articles published in CRO are peer-reviewed.

Cochrane Library

This database is a collection of databases in medicine and other healthcare specialities provided by the Cochrane Collaboration and other organisations. At its core is the collection of Cochrane Reviews, a database of systematic reviews and meta-analyses which summarize and interpret the results of medical research.

Canadian Law Reports

Directory of Open Access Resources (OpenDOAR)

OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. Each OpenDOAR repository has been visited by project staff to check the information that is recorded here. This in-depth approach does not rely on automated analysis and gives a quality-controlled list of repositories.

DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals
This database contains free, full content, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. And covers all subjects and languages.

Dove Medical Press

Dove Medical Press publishes Open Access peer-reviewed journals across the broad spectrum of science, technology and medicine


DynaMed was ranked number one on this year’s 2024 Best in KLAS Research: Software & Services Report for Clinical Decision Support – Point of Care Clinical Reference category. Find out more about this recognition, and how it reinforces EBSCO’s commitment to providing the top clinical reference tools to meet the needs of its users in the press release.

Elsevier Open access journals
Access to over 2,960 Journals covering Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences and Humanities, and Health Sciences.

Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Emerald Insight is home to more than 255,000 current and Backfiles articles across the fields of business, management, economics, engineering, computing, technology, and social sciences.

Evidence-based Medicine and Practice

Evidence-Based Medicine and Practice is a peer-reviewed, open-access medical journal aimed at explaining an approach to teaching the practice of medicine and improving decisions by individual physicians across the world. Researchers of evidence-based medicine are encouraged to publish innovative ideas in the international platform. Rapid quality review process and publishing system of Evidence-Based Medicine and Practice journal will aid the readers to access and disseminate knowledge for the development of the scientific community

Global Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Search

Search the 5,007,869 electronic theses and dissertations contained in the NDLTD archive

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. Search across a wide variety of disciplines and sources: articles, theses & dissertations and scholarly books.

Herbal Medicine

Herbal Medicine is an interdisciplinary branch between Herbal Medicine and Ayurveda and it covers all the fields of Herbal Medicine related to Botany, Medicinal Plant Research, Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry, Phytotherapy, botanical medicines, Ayurveda and Natural chemistry, Agriculture Science, Unani Medicine, Biotechnology and Biochemistry. Herbal Medicine is an open-access journal and the main aim of this journal is to provide a platform for scientists, and researchers in Herbal medicine and Ayurveda fields all over the world to present their new ideas, discuss new strategies and promote developments in all areas of Herbal Medicine

IMF eLibrary

The IMF is viewed as one of the world’s most authoritative sources for economic information, analysis and harmonized statistics. IMF eLibrary provides comprehensive data and original analysis, with coverage of almost every economy in the world and a special focus on developing and emerging economies. Subject strengths include Economic data, monetary policy, financial stability, economic development, forecasts and outlooks and poverty reduction


INFORMS is proud to count 32 recipients of the Nobel Prize in Economics as authors, collectively producing 101 articles across six different INFORMS journals. Learn more about the authors awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics and the contributions each has made to operations research and management science literature through INFORMS’ journals.

Ingenta Connect

Ingenta Connect provides access to journal content from many publishers using one platform. By using this platform you are assured of discovering journal articles from different publishers making it one of the best resource discovery platforms in the world.

Insights in Biomedicine

Biomedicine holds the fields of microbiology, biochemistry, clinical, medical, computational and engineering aspects relevant to biomedical sciences. Biomedicine journal also encompasses the knowledge from cell biology, developmental biology, genetics, computational studies, biophysics, immunology, translational medicine biomedical research, biomedicine, biomedical science, biomedical engineering, biology, biomedical informatics, biomedical diagnostics, biomedical ethics, biomedical therapy, biomedical systems, biomedical technology, medical research, clinical research, physiology, pharmacology, biochemistry, personalized medicine, surgical instrument disciplines. Thus, there is an urge for a common podium for the fraternity to deal with any aspect of the subject

International Journal of Educational Research

The International Journal of Educational Research is an open-source database that publishes research manuscripts in the field of education

IRIS (WHO Digital Publications)

IRIS is the World Health Organization’s Institutional Repository for Information Sharing

IWA Publishing Journals and Books

Access to full-text e-journals and e-books on water, wastewater and the environment from 17 leading journals and a range of books.

Journal of Biomedical Sciences

Journal of Biomedical Sciences (ISSN: 2254-609X) is an international open-access, peer-reviewed journal which publishes high-quality articles and novel research contributions to scientific knowledge. The journal allows for a quick and timely review process rapid publication of articles in the broad field of biomedical sciences. The Journal of Biomedical Sciences welcomes manuscripts in Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Molecular biology and Genetics. The editorial board of the Journal of Biomedical Sciences shall strive to maintain the highest standards of quality and ethics in its publication.

Journal of Bone Research and Reports

The Journal of Bone Research and Reports is open access, interdisciplinary journal for the rapid publication of original articles and reviews that focus on basic research in all areas of bone such as mineral metabolism, interactions of bone with other organ systems, including cartilage, endocrine, muscle, fat, neural, vascular, gastrointestinal, hematopoietic, and immune systems, bone remodelling, musculoskeletal disorders and other relevant fields

Journal of Cancer Science and Research

The scope of the journal includes, but is not limited to; Cancer pathogenesis, Cancer metastasis and microenvironment, Cancer diagnosis and detection, Cancer therapy, Cancer immunotherapy, Cancer metabolism, Antitumor agents, cancer prevention, Cancer genomics, Cancer molecular biology, Cancer tumorigenesis, and Clinical research in cancer etc. The journal caters to Oncologists, Pathologists, Hematologists, Gastroenterologists, Endocrinologists, Urologists, Gynecologists, Radiologists, Epidemiologists, Pulmonologists, and Researchers in basic science

Journal of Gastrointestinal & Digestive System

Journal of Gastrointestinal & Digestive System is a Peer-reviewed medical journal that includes a wide range of research on gastrointestinal diseases, associated disorders, and their treatment, stomach and ulcer medicine and creates a platform for the authors to make their contribution to the journal

Journal of Imaging and Interventional Radiology

Journal of Imaging and Interventional Radiology is the peer-reviewed journal of choice for interventional radiologists, radiologists, cardiologists, vascular surgeons, neurosurgeons, and other clinicians who seek current and reliable information on every aspect of interventional radiology. Each issue in the Journal of Imaging and Interventional Radiology covers critical and cutting-edge medical minimally invasive, clinical, basic research, radiological, pathological, and socioeconomic issues of importance to the field. The journal is a medium for original articles, reviews, pictorial essays, technical notes and case reports related to all fields of interventional radiology. The journal provides comprehensive coverage of areas such as cardio-vascular imaging, oncologic interventional radiology, abdominal interventional radiology, ultrasound, MRI imaging, sonography, pediatric radiology, musculoskeletal radiology, metallic stents, renal intervention, angiography, neuro interventions, and CT fluoroscopy along with other areas

Journal of Liver: Disease & Transplantation

Journal of Liver: Disease & Transplantation (JLDT) is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal that aims to publish the most complete and reliable source of information on the discoveries and current developments in the mode of original articles, review articles, case reports, short communications, etc. in all areas of liver pathology and making them available online. The following classifications and topics related to the liver will be considered for publication in the Journal of Liver: Disease & Transplantation but, are not limited to the following fields: Liver Failure, Chronic Hepatitis, Viral Hepatitis, Liver Complications,   Liver Cirrhosis,  Liver Physiology, Liver Pathology, Fatty Liver,    Gastrointestinal Disorders, Liver Genetics, Autoimmune Liver Diseases, Liver Immunology,    Liver Transplantation,    Transplantation Outcomes, Post transplantation Care

Journal of Medical Physics and Applied Sciences

Insights in Medical Physics is an open access scientific journal that publishes peer-reviewed articles in the area of medical physics. The journal publishes articles with theoretical and experimental contributions for publication covering all dimensions of medical physics such as the application of radiation physics with relation to radiation therapies, nuclear medicine-related physics applications, medical imaging, signal processing and signal output analysis for medical devices, application of physics in biomedical devise development, computer-aided image analysis etc. Articles are welcome in the mentioned discipline along with other associated areas of the subject.

Journal of Palliative Care & Medicine

Palliative Care is a specialized area of healthcare that focuses on relieving and preventing the suffering of patients. Palliative medicine applies a multidisciplinary approach to patient care to relieve suffering. Journal of Palliative Care & Medicine is a peer-reviewed medical journal that includes a wide range of fields and creates a platform for the authors to contribute to the journal. The editorial office promises to peer review the submitted manuscripts to ensure quality. J Palliat Care Med is one of the best open access journals that aims to publish the most complete and reliable source of information on discoveries and current developments in the mode of original articles, review articles, case reports, short communications, etc. in this field and provide online access to the researchers worldwide without any restrictions or subscriptions

Journal of Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine is a global intellectual journal that encourages prompt publication of original articles on the science and practice of disease hindrance, health promotion, and public health policymaking. Preventive medicine aims to reward innovation. It will favour perceptive empiric studies, thoughtful explorations of health knowledge, and unsuspected new angles for existing hypotheses, study randomised controlled trials and impartial systematic reviews. Preventive Medicine’s final goal is to publish research work that may have an impression on the work of practitioners of disease hindrance and health promotion. The Journal of Preventive Medicine is open access and peer-reviewed journal, aimed at providing complete and effective knowledge about the biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental and occupational medicine, planning and evaluation of health services, management of health care organizations, research into causes of disease and injury in population groups, and the practice of prevention in clinical medicine etc. by publishing articles, review papers, short communications, etc.

Journal of Regenerative Medicine

Journal of Regenerative Medicine (JRGM) is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal and aims to publish the most complete and reliable source of information on the discoveries and current developments in the mode of original articles, review articles, case reports, short communications, etc. in all areas of stem cells and regenerative medicine and making them available online freely without any restrictions or any other subscriptions to researchers worldwide. Journal of Regenerative Medicine focuses on the topics that include regenerative medicine therapies, stem cell applications, tissue engineering, gene and cell therapies, translational medicine and tissue regeneration.

Access to fulltime-text journal articles available as searchable, scanned page images from Access to full-text journal articles available as searchable, scanned page images from over 800 important scholarly journals in 48 disciplines


LawArXiv is an open-access legal repository that provides the public with free access to legal scholarship

Medical & Clinical Reviews Journal

Medical & Clinical Reviews Journal emphasizes publishing reviews in basic, fundamental, critical and state of the art review articles in the field of Medicine and Clinical sciences. This journal is unique in its approach to eclecticism because Medical or any science is becoming more and more multidisciplinary. In this regard, it will be better to publish reviews under a single umbrella than individual or unique topics. Additionally, this practice paves the way for a better impact of the journal and articles.

Medical Journals Online

This database hosts e-journals in the various medical fields such as Medical Biology, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Infectious Diseases, Genetics, Microbiology, Neurology, Oncology and Physiology.

Medindia is a leading medical news and information website that ranks among the top health websites globally in terms of both traffic and content. Medindia’s content spans a broad spectrum of topics on health and medicine presented across various sections on the site that include: news, special reports, articles, videos, animations, health calculators, tools, polls, quizzes, directories, forums, blogs, and active healthy community, online support groups, and much more.

OMICS Journal of Radiology

Radiology Journal is at higher echelons that enhance the intelligence and information dissemination on topics closely related to Radiology, Radiation Oncology and Radiation Therapy. They provide a unique forum dedicated to scientists to express their research articles, review articles, case reports and short communications on an array of Radiology research.

Oxford Medicine Online

Oxford Medicine Online is a digital platform hosting Oxford University Press’ prestigious medical titles. This resource brings together authoritative texts by world-renowned authors available online for the first time. With over 1,000 books available, many of which include exclusive digital tools such as videos to further enrich your learning and practice, our online medical content continues to grow.

Oxford Academic Journals 

A multidisciplinary database that provides access to academic journals covering the following subject areas; Arts & Humanities, Law, Medicine & Health, Science & Mathematics and Social Sciences.

Pediatric Emergency Care and Medicine

Pediatric Emergency Care and Medicine encompasses the following areas under its scope, which include but not limited to: Brain Tumors in Children, Children’s Cough Causes, Heart Failure in Children, Pediatric Acute Liver Failure, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Pediatric Cancers, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Cataract, Pediatric Critical Care, Pediatric Cushing’s syndrome, Pediatric Diabetes, Pediatric Dysphagia, Pediatric Emergency Critical Care, Pediatric Emergency Drugs, Pediatric Emergency First Aid, Pediatric Emergency Medical Services, Pediatric Emergency Medical Services and Adolescent Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Flu, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Hepatitis A, Pediatric Hypertension, Pediatric Hypoglycemia, Pediatric Infectious Disease, Pediatric Leukemia, Pediatric Lupus, Pediatric Mandibular Fracture, Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Pediatric Obesity, Pediatric Oncology, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Pediatric Pharyngitis, Pediatric Pneumonia, Pediatric Pulmonary, Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, Pediatric Rheumatology, Pediatric Scoliosis, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Urinary Tract Infections, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Social Pediatrics, Stroke in Children, etc.


Open Access to journals from De Gruyter, Dedicated Juncture Researcher’s Association, and Manchester University Press. Access to 92+ million of journals and 1.6+ million books covering Microbiology, Health Sciences, Engineering, Agricultural Sciences, Physics, technology and communication engineering.

PubMed Central
Access to journal articles covering biomedical and life sciences journal literature. The full text of all PubMed Central articles is available for free.

Project Muse

Project MUSE Mission. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with …

Redox Biology

Redox Biology is a forum for novel research, methods and review articles in redox biology in the areas of both health and disease. Acceptable paper types are research articles (short or full communications), methods, mini-reviews, and commentaries in the following areas: Nutrition Polyphenolics Cancer Metabolism Cardiovascular Diabetes Inflammation Aging Neuroscience Cell and Molecular Biology Cell Signaling Bioenergetics


Research4Life is a public-private partnership of the FAO, WHO, UNEP, WIPO, Cornell University, Yale University, the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical (STM) Publishers and up to 185 international scientific publishers. The goal of Research4Life is to reduce the knowledge gap between high-income countries and low and middle-income countries by providing affordable access to high-quality scientific research. Since 2002, the five programmes – Research in Health (Hinari), Research in Agriculture (AGORA), Research in the Environment (OARE) Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI), and Research for Global Justice (GOALI) – have provided researchers from more than 8,500 institutions in more than 115 low- and middle-income countries with free or low-cost online access to up to 85,000 leading journals and books in the fields of health, agriculture, environment, applied sciences and law.

Science Electronic Online Library (SciELO)

SciELO publishes open access journals in the following subject fields: Agricultural Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering, Exact and Earth Sciences, Geosciences, Health Sciences, Humanities, Linguistics, Letters and Arts, Mathematics and Social Sciences.


Scopus is a bibliographic database containing abstracts and citations for academic journal articles. It covers nearly 21,000 titles from over 5,000 publishers. It links to peer-reviewed journals in the scientific, technical, medical, Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities).

Southern Africa Legal Information Institute

Springers eJournals cover a wide range of subjects including biomedicine and the life sciences, clinical medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer sciences, human sciences, social sciences and economics.

Taylor & Francis Online

Multidisciplinary database covering: Arts, Behavioral Sciences, Bioscience, Built Environment, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Economics, Finance, Business & Industry, Education, Engineering & Technology, Environment & Agriculture, Environment and Sustainability, Food Science & Technology, Geography, Global Development, Health and Social Care, Humanities, Information Science, Language & Literature, Law, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health, Museum and Heritage Studies, Physical Sciences Politics & International Relations, Social Sciences, Sports and Leisure Tourism, Hospitality and Events, Urban Studies.

Translational Biomedicine

Translational Biomedicine is an international open-access*, peer-reviewed academic journal with Journal Impact Factor 1.12. The Journal publishes original science-based research that advances communication between scientific discovery and health improvement. The journal covers the advancement in translational medicine, molecular medicine, translational genomics, clinical genetics, Translational research & clinical intervention, Translational stroke, Translational Neuroscience, Translational Oncology, Cardiovascular Science, Stem cell Translational Medicine etc.

Wiley Online Library

Wiley Online Library hosts the world’s broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering Life, Health and Physical Sciences, Social Science, and the Humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals, and hundreds of reference works laboratory protocols and databases.

 Wiley Online Library

An extensive collection of online multidisciplinary resources that enable library patrons to easily discover and access the journal articles, books and references that are most relevant to their research needs and goals. Wiley Online Library Databases includes: Evidence-based medicine (EBM) databases, The Cochrane Library, Essential Evidence Plus, and Spectral Databases & Chemistry Software Solutions from Wiley Science Solutions.

Wiley Open

Contains several journals covering the Science and Technology field. Areas covered include Chemistry, Ecology, Microbiology and Food Science.


The Zimbabwe Legal Information Institute (ZimLII) provides free, full and anonymous access to Zimbabwe Case-law, Legislation and Legal Journals. On the ZimLII website you can read and download the online resources for free, the most current and complete digital collection of Zimbabwe case law and case summaries from the superior courts including a  selection of Zimbabwean legislation as enacted, Law Review Journals and The ZimLII Blog.

World Bank Publications

  • Africa Development Indicators is the premier data source on the African economy. It contains over 1,400 indicators and time series from 1965 for 53 countries
  • Global Economic Monitor is a “one-stop-shop” portal for analysis of current economic trends and economic and financial indicators
  • Global Development Finance Online offers external debt and financial flow data for over 129 countries
  • World Development Indicators is the premier data source on the global economy
  • World Bank E-Library is an online, fully cross-searchable portal of over 5,000 World Bank documents. The collection consists of over 2,000 World Bank publications and over 3,200 Policy Research Working Papers, plus each new book and paper as they are published.

Free Online Legal Sources

Encyclopaedia Britannica Library






 This award-winning research resource provides access to three databases in one (Complete Encyclopedia, the Student Encyclopedia and the Junior Encyclopedia) thousands of curated articles and magazines, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools and recommended websites, along with a pop-up Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary and Thesaurus.

  • Oxford Reference Online – Oxford Reference Online includes over 1.4 million entries across 27 subject areas, everything from architecture to zoology. It offers the very best in quick reference information together with authoritative, in-depth articles by top academics and experts. It also offers excellent functionality, and a wide range of additional material such as maps, illustrations and timelines.
  • Oxford English Dictionary Online – Oxford English Dictionary Online provides you with unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of more than 600,000 words (past and present) from across the English-speaking world.
  • Dictionary.Com 
  • Cambridge Online Dictionary  – The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English.
  • Encyclopaedia.Com  – has more than 100 trusted sources, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, and thesauruses with facts, definitions, biographies, synonyms, pronunciation keys, word origins, and abbreviations.
  • Wikipedia
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library – Business