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Kyambogo University Online Resources 

 

  • AGORA: one of Research4life databases
    http://www.aginternetwork.org/en/
    The AGORA site (courtesy of FAO), provides free or low-cost access to major scientific journals in agriculture, and related biological, environmental and social sciences for public academic institutions in developing countries.
  • American Chemical Society: Access by IP address authentication
    http://pubs.acs.org/about.html 
    ACS provides more than 30 high quality, high impact journals and magazines countrywide for all academic, research and educational libraries within participating countries, in chemistry and related fields.
  • American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers (ASABE): Access by IP address authentication
    http://asae.frymulti.com/
    Journals on agriculture and biological engineering.
  • American Society of Civil Engineers: Access by IP address authentication
    http://ascelibrary.aip.org/journals/doc/ASCERL-home/jrnls/top.jsp
    ASCE Journals Online provides unprecedented access to 30 journals encompassing more than 18,500 full-text papers published since 1995 - that's over 175,000 pages! Approximately 1500 new papers will be added each year.
  • Blackwell-Synergy/Wiley InterScience: Access by IP address authentication
    http://www3.interscience.wiley.com 
    Blackwell-Synergy (now merged with Wiley InterScience) provides access to over 750 peer-reviewed journals in a wide range of academic disciplines, namely: Science, Technology, Medicine, Humanities, and Social Sciences.
  • Cambridge Journals Online: Access by IP address authentication
    http://journals.cambridge.org
    This database provides access to over 190 journal titles in Linguistics, Politics, Medicine, Science, Technology, Social Science, and Humanities.
  • The Cochrane Library: Access by IP address authentication
    http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/mrwhome/106568753/HOME
    The Cochrane Library is a medical/health resource database comprised of critical reviews, abstracts and trails in all branches of medicine and health care.
  • EBSCO: Access by IP address authentication
    http://search.epnet.com
    The EBSCO Host Site is a collection of online databases of journals and other learned content. Under the PERI programme, access is provided to 8 databases (Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, ERIC, Masterfile Premier, Newspaper Source, Health Source Nursing Academic, Health Source Customer Edition, and MEDLINE), which can be searched individually or in groups by selection.
  • Emerald Group Publishing Limited:
    http://www.emeraldinsight.com/login
    The Emerald database offers the world’s widest range of over 100 journal titles in management, librarianship, information communication and technology, most of them in full text.

(This resource can only be accessed from the Library ICT Lab)

GALE (THOMAS LEARING): Access by IP address authentication

  1. Academic ASP provides access to full-text periodical articles on Current events, Economics, Education, History, Humanities, Literature and Art, Political Science, Religion, and Sociology.
  2. Health and Wellness Resource Center provides access to journals, magazines, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on health-related issues.
  • HINARI: One of Research4life databases
    http://www.who.int/hinari
    The HINARI site (courtesy of WHO), provides free or low-cost access to 2300 biomedical and related social sciences journals and other resources for the health sector and academic

(This resource can only be accessed from the Library ICT Lab)

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers: 
    http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/periodicals.jsp
    IEEE provides full text access to the world's highest quality technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics. IEEE also contains full text documents from IEEE journals, transactions, magazines, letters, conference proceedings, standards, and IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) publications.
  • Institute of Physics Publishing (IOPP): Access by IP address authentication
    http://www.iop.org/EJ
    IOPP offers access to journals in Physics and other related disciplines available in full text.
  • International Forestry Review: Access by IP address authentication
    http://www.inasp.info/file/380/international-forestry-review.html
    International Forestry Review is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes papers, research notes, and book reviews on all aspects of forestry and forest research.
  • NISC: Access by IP address authentication
    http://www.nisc.co.za/
    Provides access to 4 databases on Africa covering a wide range of information about Africa. These databases include African HealthLine, Africa-Wide: NiPAD (NISC information, Publications and African Databases), Fish & Fisheries Worldwide and Water Resources Worldwide.  
  • OARE: One of Research4life databases
    http://www.oaresciences.org/en/
    Online Access to Research in the Environment is an international public-private consortium coordinated by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), YaleUniversity, and leading science and technology publishers. It enables developing countries to gain free access to one of the world's largest collections of environmental science literature.
  • OxfordUniversity Press (OUP) Oxford Scholarship Online: Access by IP address authentication
    http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/oso/public/index.html
    Provides access to articles on religion, political science, economics and finance modules.
  • Palgrave Macmillan Journals (access not activated):
    http://www.palgrave-journals.com/pal/jnlsubject.html
    The site provides access to journals mainly in the social sciences and the humanities.
  • The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC): Access by IP address authentication
    http://www.rsc.org/Publishing/consortia/periproducts.asp
    Under the PERI programme, this site provides access to a collection of journals in the field of chemistry.
  • The Royal Society of London: Access by IP address authentication
    http://www.pubs.royalsoc.ac.uk/
    This database provides access to articles in the fields of science and technology.
  • Sage Publications: Access by IP address authentication
    http://online.sagepub.com/
    Over 490 journals in the humanities, social sciences and STM.
  • SpringerLink (only 50 titles): 
    To search the whole database, click this link:http://www.springerlink.com/
    SpringerLink provides access to journals mainly in the fields of science, engineering, technology and other related disciplines.

RESOURCES DECLARED FOR FREE ACCESS

The resources in this category are e-journals, e-books and resourceful information contained in conference proceedings and reports.

  • American Physical Society: Access by IP address authentication
    http://publish.aps.org/
    APS provides access to the Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) and ten journals produced by the American Physical Society.
  • Annual Reviews: Access by IP address authentication
    http://arjournals.annualreviews.org/action/showJournals?cookieSet=1
    Annual Reviews provides researchers, professors, and scientific professionals with a definitive academic resource in 34 scientific disciplines. Reviews publications are among the highest cited publications by impact factor according to the Institute for Scientific Information® (ISI).
  • Beech Tree Publishing: Access by IP address authentication
    http://www.minabs.com/
    Three international, peer-reviewed academic journals in the fields of Public policy for science and technology, Research, Environmental, social, health and other impacts.
  • Free Access to Science provided under the WashingtonDC Principles
    http://www.dcprinciples.org/index.htm
    The resources outlined on this site are published research findings by Medical/Scientific Societies and Publishers like: American Society for Human GeneticsIEEE University Library
  • Geological Society: Access by IP address authentication
    http://jgs.lyellcollection.org/search.dtl
    Publishes the most topical and highest quality articles covering the full range of the Earth sciences. The Journal features short communications, interdisciplinary articles and reviews in key areas, and is one of the key titles for researchers in the geosciences.
  • Institution of Chemical Engineers: Access by IP address authentication
    http://www.icheme.org/journals
    Provide access to four journals, each containing original, peer-reviewed chemical, process and related engineering research
  • Jstor
    http://www.jstor.org/search/
    JSTOR offers both multidisciplinary and discipline-specific collections, such as arts and sciences, as well as Biological Sciences, Ecology & Botany, Health & General Sciences. Other disciplines include Mathematics, Statistics and Business.

(This resource can only be accessed from the Library ICT Lab)

  • Mary Ann Liebert Publishers: Access by IP address authentication
    http://www.liebertpub.com
    Mary Ann Liebert database offers access to 55 authoritative publications in the most exciting and promising areas of biomedical research, clinical medicine & surgery, and law.
  • Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland MinAbs Online
    http://www.minabs.com
    This database contains about 120,000 abstracts relating to the earth sciences, mineralogy, crystallography, geochemistry, economic geology, gemology, extraterrestrial mineralogy, environmental science and nano-particle science.
  • NationalAcademy Press (US): Access by IP address authentication
    http://www.nap.edu/
    NAP provides free access to books on Science, Engineering and Medicine.
  • Oxford University Press (OUP): Access by IP address authentication
    http://www3.oup.co.uk/jnls/
    The OUP site offers access to journals in the following subject fields: Art history & Visual culture, Biochemistry & Molecular biology, Biology & Ecology, Communication studies, Computing & Engineering, Economics & Business, Genetics, Geoscience, Health sciences, History, Language studies, Linguistics & Philology, Law, Literary studies, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Music, Neurology & Neuroscience, Philosophy, Physics, Political science, Psychology & Psychiatry, Religion, Sociology, Social policy, and Social work.
  • University of Chicago Press: Access by IP address authentication
    http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/
    UCP provides full text access to journal articles on Astronomy, education, humanities, law, life and physical sciences, medical sciences and social sciences.
  • University of California Press: Access by IP address authentication
    http://ucpressjournals.com/index.asp
    It provides 7 journals covering area studies, history of Science, human research and bioethics, sociology and social interaction.

OTHER RESOURCES

Libhub: Access is by IP address authentication

Provides access to articles from several publishers, using a single user interface. This is a one stop hub that allows you to access different databases in one location.

ERIC

http://eric.ed.gov/

A collection of peer reviewed and full text educational resources

Science Direct

http://www.sciencedirect.com/

A leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 journals and almost 20,000 books. In physical sciences and engineering, life sciences, Health sciences, Social sciences and humanities