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2016 Ejournals Subscription

The Library provides access to a large number of electronic journals in many subjects. Most are available in large collections which can be searched through the publisher's interface. This page also includes the subject content of each Database that is listed. This is to give you a glimpse of the content you are likely to find when you open the link. We therefore advise our users to first of all go through the Subject content before you click on any link in order to be sure of the content that is relavant to your area of study. In addition to the collections which the Library subscribes to, a few publically available collections are also available which can also be access by following this link

1. Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

Subject Content

  • Applied and multidisciplinary physics
  • Nonlinear Acoustics
  • Atmospheric Acoustics and Aeroacoustics
  • Underwater Sound
  • Ultrasonics and Physical Acoustics
  • Transduction, Acoustical Measurements, Instrumentation, Applied Acoustics
  • Structural Acoustics and Vibration
  • Noise: Effects and Control
  • Architectural Acoustics
  • Acoustic Signal Processing
  • Physiological Acoustics
  • Psychological Acoustics
  • Speech Production
  • Speech Perception
  • Speech Processing
  • Musical Acoustics
  • Bioacoustics
  • Computational Acoustics
  • Mathematical Acoustics

2. African Journals Online (AJOL)

Subject Content

  • AJOL offers the tables of contents and abstracts fro;m journals published in Africa in most disciplines.

3. American Institute of Physics

Subject Content

  • Applied and multidisciplinary physics

4. American Physical Society APS

Subject Content

  • Physics
  • Atomic, molecular and optical physics
  • Condensed matter and materials physics
  • Nuclear physics
  • Particles, fields, gravitation, and cosmology
  • Statistical, non-linear, and soft matter physics
  • Accelerators and beams
  • Physics education research

5. Annual Reviews

Subject Content

  • Biomedical/Life Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Economics
  • Social Sciences

6. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)

Subject Content

  • Agricultural engineering
  • Agricultural health and safety
  • Power and machinery
  • Soil and water
  • Food and process engineering
  • Structures and environment
  • Information and electrical technologies
  • Biological engineering
  • Forest engineering

7. Beech Tree Publishing

Subject Content

  • Public policy for science and technology
  • Research evaluation

8. Blackwell Content on Wiley-Blackwell

Subject Content

  • all life sciences
  • medicine/health
  • ecology
  • veterinary science
  • accountancy and economics
  • cultural studies (especially Asian, African and Australian studies, international studies)
  • development issues, social policy
  • law, history
  • management studies

9. British Library Direct

Subject Content

  • Subject strengths include medicine, engineering, science, food and agriculture, economics, environment, law and education, with articles ranging from the latest research into avian flu to 'Phenotypic features of the domestic pigs bred in Roman settlements of Pompeii and Caralis' (in The Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology).

10. British Psychological Society

Subject Content

  • Psychology

11. Cochrane Library

Subject Content

  • Evidence based medicine.
  • Clinical trials.

12. EBSCO Host Research Databases

Subject Content

  • Good coverage of most branches of social sciences and humanities.
  • Strong business coverage.
  • Strong nursing, medicine and allied health coverage.
  • Dedicated newspaper database, kept separate from peer-reviewed content.

13. Edinburgh University Press

Subject Content

  • Literary Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Historical Studies
  • African Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Film & Media Studies
  • Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies
  • Politics
  • Law
  • Scottish Studies

14. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd

Subject Content

  • Management.
  • Library and information sciences .
  • Marketing.
  • Engineering.
  • Computer science.

15. Geological Society

Subject Content

  • Geology
  • Earth Science

16. IOP Publishing

Subject Content

  • Applied physics
  • Computer science
  • Condensed matter and materials science
  • High energy and nuclear physics
  • Mathematics, applied mathematics and mathematical physics
  • Measurement science and sensors
  • Medical and biological sciences
  • Optical, atomic and molecular physics
  • Physics education
  • Plasma physics


Subject Content

  • Economics
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Language & Literature
  • Art & Art History
  • Music
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Education

18. Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Subject Content

  • Biotechnology
  • Biomedical research/life sciences
  • Clinical medical and surgery
  • Law

19. Nature Publishing Group (NPG)

Subject Content


  • Chemistry, Drug discovery, Biotechnology, Materials, Methods & Protocols

Clinical Practice & Research:

  • Cancer, Cardiovascular medicine, Dentistry, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Methods & Protocols, Pathology & Pathobiology, Urology

Earth & Environment

  • Earth sciences, Evolution & Ecology, Geosciences

Life sciences

  • Biotechnology, Cancer, Development, Drug discovery, Evolution & Ecology, Genetics, Immunolog, Medical research, Methods & Protocols, Microbiology, Molecular cell biology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Systems biology

Physical sciences

  • Physics, Materials, Nanotechnology, Photonics

20. NPG Palgrave Macmillan Journals

Subject Content

  • Business and management
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Information systems and technology
  • Political science and international studies
  • Social and cultural studies
  • Urban design and architecture

21. OSA - Optical Society of America

Subject Content

  • The Optical Society of America brings together optics and photonics scientists, engineers, educators, technicians and business leaders

22. Oxford Journals OUP

Subject Content

  • Biological Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Public Health and Epidemiology
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Law
  • Economics, Business, and Finance
  • Mathematics, Statistics, Computing and Physics

23. Policy Press Journals

Subject Content

  • Social policy
  • Social welfare
  • Family policy
  • Social work
  • Public policy
  • Criminal justice
  • Housing
  • Urban policy

23. Royal College of Physicians

Subject Content

  • Clinical medicine
  • Public Health

24. Royal Society

Subject Content

  • Mathematics, engineering and other physical sciences
  • All biological sciences; particularly good on ecology, environment
  • Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary science

25. Royal Society of Chemistry: RSC Journals Archive

Subject Content

  • all branches of chemistry including traditional fields (organic, inorganic, analytical chemistry) plus newer developments and cross-disciplinary studies such as natural products and green chemistr
  • databases in analytical chemistry, catalysts and catalysed reactions, organic synthesis and natural products
  • specialist reports in: amino acids, peptides and proteins, carbohydrate chemistry. monosaccharides, disaccharides and specific oligosaccharides, catalysis chemical modelling, electron paramagnetic resonance, NMR, organometallic chemistry, organophosphorus chemistry, photochemistry, spectroscopic Properties of inorganic and organometallic compounds

26. Sage Publications

Subject Content

  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Scientific, Technical and Medical

27. Symposium Journals

Subject Content

  • Education
  • Learning

28. University of California Press

Subject Content

  • Area Studies
  • History of Science
  • Human research and BioEthics
  • Sociology
  • Social interaction

29. University of Chicago Press

Subject Content

  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Life Sciences
  • Law
  • Medical Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Economics

30. Wiley Online Library (formerly Synergy)

Subject Content

  • All life sciences
  • Medicine/health
  • Ecology
  • Veterinary science
  • Accountancy and economics
  • Cultural studies (especially Asian, African and Australian studies, international studies)
  • Development issues, social policy
  • Law, history
  • Management studies

31. Wiley Online Library (formerly InterScience)

Subject Content

  • Business
  • Chemistry and Physics
  • Computer science
  • Earth and environmental science
  • Engineering
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Medicine & Nursing
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Polymers and Materials Science

32. World Bank Global Development Finance (GDF) Database

Subject Content

  • Global Development Finance Online includes over 200 indicators: For a complete list of indicators visit the World Bank website.

33. World Bank World Development Indicators (WDI) Online Database

Subject Content

  • World Development Indicators Online contains statistical data for over 850 development indicators. Data include social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators. For a complete list of indicators visit the World Bank website.

34. World Bank: Africa Development Indicators

Subject Content

  • Basic indicators
  • National accounts
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Private Sector Development
  • Paris Declaration Indicators
  • Trade
  • Infrastructure
  • Human development
  • Agriculture and rural development
  • Labor, migration, and population
  • HIV/AIDS and malaria
  • Capable states and partnership
  • Household welfare

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