Electronic Resources

1.     Subscribed Journals & Databases

Database NameSubject Strengths



The AGORA programme, set up by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) together with major publishers, enables developing countries to gain access to an outstanding digital library collection in the fields of food, agriculture, environmental science and related social sciences. AGORA provides a collection of up to 14,500 key journals and up to 27,000 books in more than 115 countries. AGORA is designed to enhance the scholarship of the many thousands of students, faculty and researchers in agriculture and life sciences in the developing world.

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AJOLAJOL is an open access database that requires free registration. Subject Strength: Biomedical Research, Life Sciences, Complementary, Engineering, Informatics, Law, Economics, Medicine, Surgery, and Nursing.
American Institute of Physics – AIPAIP Scitation offers online access to a robust collection of close to 1 million articles from leading Physical Sciences publications including journals, conference proceedings, standards, and magazines published by AIP Publishing and AIPP’s publishing partners.

ARDI has 17 publishers providing access to around 20,000 journals, books, and reference works. It provides access to scholarly literature from diverse fields of Science and Technology.

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BiomedcentralAIDS Research and Therapy, BMC Infectious Diseases, BMC International Health and Human Rights, BMC Public Health, Chinese Medicine
British Institute of RadiologyBJR publishes in diagnostic radiology, radiotherapy, oncology, nuclear Medicine, ultrasound, radiation physics, radiation protection, Radiobiology; BJR/case reports: diagnostic radiology, radiotherapy, radiation Sciences; DMFR: oral radiology, head and neck imaging.


Cambridge University PressPolitics, Linguistics, Social Science, Humanities, Law, Mathematics, Science, and Medicine.
Canadian Science PublishingBotany, cell biology, chemistry, civil engineering, earth science, fisheries and aquatic sciences, forestry, microbiology, physics, sport science, zoology.
Chicago JournalsEconomics, Education, Humanities, Law, Life and Physical Sciences, Social Sciences.
CREATECREATE is a programme of research to analyse policy and practice designed to reduce educational exclusion and expand access to basic education. The research is increasing knowledge and understanding of the reasons why so many children fail to access and complete basic education successfully.


EBSCO HostEBSCO provides access to over 11,000 full text, peer-reviewed journals and over 15,000 abstracted and indexed titles. Access to 8 major databases: Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, ERIC, Masterfile Premier, Newspaper Source, Health Source, Nursing and Academic, Health Source, Consumer Edition, Medline.
EmeraldEmerald Insight includes journals and books relevant to a range of subject areas, including accounting and finance, management, marketing, education, information studies and engineering.


GOALIAcademic and professional peer-reviewed journals, publications and databases in selected subject areas of law from the world’s leading academic publishers.


Henry Stewart Talks Online CollectionSubject Strengths: Biomedicine, Life Sciences, Marketing and Management collection.

Ethics, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Hematology, Human Anatomy, Immunology and Allergy, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine Law, General Microbiology, Ethics, Gastroenterology, Genetics Geriatrics, Gynecology and Obstetrics Hematology, Human Anatomy, Medicine, Nursing and many more…

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JSTOREconomics, Education, History, Political science, Archeology, African Studies, Music, Art & Art History, Business, Law, Language & Literature, Medicine & Allied Health, Science and Mathematics.


Kenya Law ReportsArticles, Bills, Case Search, Cause List, Complete Laws of Kenya (Statutes & Subsidiary Legislation), Kenya Gazette, Legal Notices, Newsletters, Parliament and Practice Notes.


Mary Ann LiebertBiomedical Research, Life Sciences, Complementary, Engineering, Informatics, Law, Economics, Medicine, Surgery, and Nursing.


OAREOARE provides access to peer-reviewed journals, books and databases on the environment–up to 11,500 scientific journals, 27,000 e-books, 40 databases and other information resources in 118 countries. It is led by UN Environment in partnership with leading scientific publishers and Yale University.
Oxford Academic JournalsBiological Sciences, Medicine, Public Health and Epidemiology, Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, Economics, Business and Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Computing and Physics.


Project Museleading provider of digital humanities and social science content. 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 Women’s Studies, Gender, and Sexuality
Royal Society of ChemistryPublishes 44 peer-reviewed journals, around 2,000 book titles covering the core chemical sciences including related fields such as biology, biophysics, energy and environment, engineering, materials, medicine and physics.
Taylor & Francis OnlineInformation Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, Language & Literature, Law, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health, Museum, Heritage Studies & Visual Arts, Physical Sciences, Reference & Information Science, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sports, Leisure, Travel & Tourism and Urban Studies


Wiley Online LibraryBusiness, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Science, Education Engineering, Law Life Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Medicine and Healthcare, Physics and Astronomy, Polymers and Materials Science, Psychology, Social Sciences.

2.     E-Books

ProQuest Ebook CentralAnthropology, Business & Economics, Computers & IT, Education, Fine Arts, History, Language & Literature, Law, Life Sciences, Medicine, Physical Sciences, Psychology, Religion, Social Sciences and Technology.

3.     Open Access Databases

BMJ Journal OnlineFree online access to BMJ journals is provided to selected countries.
Directory of Open Access BooksAcademic peer-reviewed books and chapters.
Directory of Open Access JournalsFree, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals
Google ScholarProvides freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.
HighWire PressProvides free online access to its medical journals for selected countries
KIPPRAPublications by the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA).
MSD Manuals for Health InformationThe MSD Manuals are a comprehensive medical information source covering thousands of topics in all fields of medicine. They are offered as a free public service to health care professionals and the general public.
PLOS Oneis a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal published by the Public Library of Science (PLOS) since 2006. The journal covers primary research from any discipline within science and medicine.
ProQuest Dissertations & ThesesProQuest Dissertations and Theses is an online database that indexes, abstracts, and provides full-text access to dissertations and theses.
PubMed CentralPubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature, developed and managed by NIH’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the National Library of Medicine (NLM). All the articles in PubMed Central are free (sometimes on a delayed basis). Some journals go beyond free, to Open Access.
The National Academies Press

E-books on Sciences, engineering, and medicine

Cochrane Library


A collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.