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Database Name Subject Coverage
Agoradownload (1) The AGORA program, 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 1900 journals to institutions in 107 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
Africa Journals Onlineajol AJOL is an open access database that requires free registration.Subject Strength: Biomedical Research, Life Sciences, Complementary, Engineering, Informatics, Law, Economics, Medicine, Surgery, and Nursing
African Portal Library.africa-portal-logo Over 3000 Open Access books, journals and digital documents relating to African policy issues can be found at the African Portal Library.

The Access to Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI) program is coordinated by WIPO together with its partners in the publishing industry with the aim to increase the availability of scientific and technical information in developing countries.


Bioline is a non-profit journal aggregator of Open Access (free full text) biomedical journals containing research from developing countries.

BioMed Centralbiomed

BioMed Central is a publishing initiative committed to providing immediate open access to peer-reviewed biomedical research.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)download The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) lists free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and languages
EBSCOebsco The databases provide access to just over 16,500 abstracted and indexed journals from all branches of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and humanities..
electronic newspapers and journalseletronis Free electronic newspapers and journals on and from Africa.
ghhgj Management and library & information services journals. The service also provides access to leading titles in marketing, business disciplines, engineering and materials science..

IEEE Digital Libraryindex

Subject Coverage: Gives you access to the full text of IEEE content published in Aerospace, Bio-engineering, Communication, Networking & Broadcasting, Components, Circuits, Devices & Systems, Computing & Processing, Engineered Materials, Dielectrics & Plasmas, Fields, Waves & Electromagnetics, Geoscience, Photonics & Electro-Optics, Power, Energy, & Industry Applications, Robotics & Control Systems, Signal Processing & Analysis, Transportation.
HINARI Programme set up by WHO together with major publishers, enables low- and middle- income countries to gain access to one of the world’s largest collections of biomedical and health literature. Up to 14,000 journals (in 30 different languages), up to 46,000 e-books, up to 100 other information resources are now available to health institutions in more than 100 countries, areas and territories benefiting many thousands of health workers and researchers, and in turn, contributing to improve world health.clic here
JSTORjstor Economics, History, Political science, Archeology, African Studies, Music, Art & Art History, Business, Ecology & Botany, Language & Literature, Mathematics & Statistics
Nature Publishing Group (NPG)Nature-Publishing-Group-logo-150x125 Subject Coverage: Chemistry, medicine, clinical practice & research, life sciences, biotechnology, genetics, immunology, medicine research, physical sciences,
environmental information research
Nature Science
law Online Journals & E resources
Subject Coverage: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Clinical practice and research and Earth and Environment
(OARE) Online Access to Research Environment
mal Online Journals & E resources
Subject Coverage:The database is rich in environmental Information research such as Botany, Environmental disasters, remote sensing, hydrology water, marine biology, Animal biodiversity satellite. To read tutorials click here
OECDOECD-iLibrary Subject Coverage:Economics, Energy, Environment, Social sciences
oxford Online Journals & E resources
Subject Coverage:The database covers Biological Sciences, Medicine, Public Health and Epidemiology, Humanities, Social Sciences, Law Economics, Business, and Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Computing and Physics.
OAREdownload (3) Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE), an international public-private consortium coordinated by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Yale University, and leading science and technology publishers, enables developing countries to gain access to one of the world’s largest collections of environmental science research
Palgrave Macmillanpalgrave Subject Coverage:Palgrave Macmillan offers a combined portfolio of over 60 peer-reviewed e-journals in the field of Business, Social Sciences and the Humanities.
PatBasPatBase Subject Coverage: Intuitive: easy to use and flexible interface for faster and more powerful searching. Wider global coverage of over 45 million patent families including 36 million full-text records from over 95 issuing authorities – all in a single database!
Public Library of Science (PLoS)plos3 The Public Library of Science (PLoS) is a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world’s scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.
Project Muse
lawafrica Online Journals & E resources
Subject Coverage:Project Muse is rich in Social science and humanities content. To read tutorials click here or here.
ResearchGATEresarchgate ResearchGATE is a free of charge, online research platform with meta-data of around 35 million articles and publications and tens of thousands of full-texts available, focused on the sciences but open to all disciplines. ResearchGATE also acts as a social networking platform where information on jobs, conferences and new publications can be shared between individuals and groups.
Royal College of Physiciansingenta-connect-150x32 Subject Coverage:Full text access to “Clinical Medicine”, the journal of the Royal College of Physicians, London.
Royal SocietyRoyal-Society-Publishing Subject Coverage: Seven leading international journals from the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science. Titles cover the whole of the biological and physical sciences, and include Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the longest-running continuously published journal in the world.
sage-journals-logo-150x30Sage Journals Subject Coverage:Business, humanities, social sciences, technology and medicine.
Science in AfricaSIA-Animated Science in Africa –Africa’s first online science magazine.
SciELO – Scientific Electronic Library Onlinescielo SciELO – Scientific Electronic Library Online is a model for cooperative electronic publishing of scientific journals on the Internet. Especially conceived to meet the scientific communication needs of developing countries, particularly Latin America and the Caribbean countries.
springerspringerlink Subject Coverage: Access to the full-text of over 1500 journals published by Springer in biomedicine, life science, clinical medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer science, humanities and economics.
NB:This trial runs upto 31st August, 2014
Symposium Journals
Subject Coverage:Symposium Journals is a pioneer in the publication of online-only academic journals, i.e. journals that have no printed editions but otherwise have the same aims, traditions, standards, and presentation as conventional journals.
Taylor and Francis Journals
hinari Online Journals & E resources
Subject Coverage:The Taylor & Francis Journals.
University of Chicago PressUOC
Education, Humanities, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, Social Sciences, Economics.
Wiley-Blackwell – InterScience Contentwiley Subject Coverage:Business, Chemistry, Computer science, Earth and environmental science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life sciences, Mathematics and statistics, Medicine, Physics and astronomy, Polymers and materials science, Psychology Social sciences.
WorldWideScience.orgdownload (2) WorldWideScience.org is a global science gateway, providing one-stop searching of over 90 national and international scientific databases and portals from more than 70 countries. Users can search and translate 400 million pages of science and technology information. Resources available via Worldwide Science include DOAJ and all the Journals Online projects (JOLs)