Databases with full-text journal articles

1.Cambridge University Press – Cambridge Journals Online


The resource provides full text of 350 leading journals from Cambridge University   Press, covering a wide range of disciplines in the humanities, social sciences and   STM.

2.Emerald Insight Group of Publishing


Emerald is the world’s leading publisher of academic and professional literature in                       Health Care Management/Healthcare, Business, Accounting and Finance,   Environment,       Economics, Education, Electrical & Electronic Engineering,    Humanities, and      Library and Information Studies

3.De Gruyter LIS Journals


Allows access to over 100 titles delivering a wide variety of content in humanities, medicine, the sciences and law. Subject of strength is Library an Information Science.

4.Edinburgh University Press Developing Countries Initiative


Publishes over 30 journals across a range of disciplines such as Politics, Law, Linguistics,    Philosophy, Media, Islamic, Scottish Studies

5.IMF eLibrary


This is one of the world’s most authoritative sources for economic information, analysis and     harmonized statistics.  It provides comprehensive data and original analysis, with coverage of    almost every economy in the world and a special focus on developing and emerging    economies.

6.Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS)


INFORMS publishes 13 scholarly journals, including the flagship journals Management Science and Operations Research, a journal for the practice of OR/MS (Interfaces), the new online-only journal Service Science, as well as an open access journal (INFORMS Transactions on Education). Areas covered include Economic data, Monetary policy, Financial stability, Economic development, Forecasts and outlooks and Poverty reduction.



This is a digital library of more than 2,000 academic journals, 20,000 books, and 2 million primary source objects.

Username: tudarco03

Password: maktaba

8.OECD iLibrary (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)


This is a  OECD’s Online Library for books, papers and statistics and the gateway to     OECD’s analysis and data. It is the world’s largest think-tank, renowned for its  authoritative, internationally comparable statistics, analysis, and outlooks in  Economics,  Public Policy, Social Sciences and Environmental issues.

9.The commonwealth-library


The Commonwealth iLibrary is the cross-searchable online library for books, series and working papers published by The Commonwealth Secretariat.

10.OUP – Oxford Journals


This resource publishes journals from science, technical, professional, medical,    humanities, arts and social science disciplines.

11.Palgrave Macmillan Journals


Palgrave Macmillan offer a combined portfolio of over 70 peer-reviewed e-journals.

12.Sage Online Journals



Password: UPEndo2003

13.Taylor & Francis eBestseller Packages


The Taylor & Francis eBestseller Packages contains 1200 of their bestselling eBook titles from twelve key subject areas.

14.Taylor & Francis Journals


Provides access to more than 1,300 titles in humanities, social sciences and applied sciences.

15.University of Chicago Journals


The University of Chicago Press publishes nearly 50 scholarly journals, many on behalf of some of the world’s most prestigious societies, and several that were the first scholarly publications in their respective fields. The journals present original research in the social sciences, humanities, education, and biological and physical sciences.

16.Wiley Online Library HSS


This is a leading international resource for scholarly content providing access to              millions of articles across a wide range of journals. This package provides access to   over 500 journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

 Free Online Resources

Academic Journals


African Digital Library

To access this library you need to fill application form to get a password and a user name for login purposes.

African Journals Archive


African Journals Online


Username:  tud_arco

Password: neema123

African Law Library

This is an innovative online portal available free of charge to all those interested in    African law and governance.

Bangladesh Journal

Username: maendeleo
Password: neema567



BUBL Information Service 
Links to over 10,000 quality Internet resources covering all subject areas, and sub-divided by type. Search or browse.

DLSU Business& Economic Review

 Username: tumaninidar

Password: asifiwe2003 

Centre for Research Libraries


Cooperative African Newspapers Project




 Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)


Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)


Directory of Open Access Resources (DOAR)


The Directory of Open Access Repositories (OpenDOAR)


This is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. It contains a list of repositories and a search facility which give access to eprints archives and full text eprints in many disciplines including agriculture.

Electronic Journals Library


Electronic Journal of Probability

Electronic Journal of Statistics

The Electronic Library of Mathematics (ELibM)


Electronic Resources for Research Methods



E-LIS is an open access archive for scientific or technical documents, published or unpublished, on Librarianship, Information Science and Technology, and related disciplines. It offers free access to “e-prints in library and information science” research papers




This downloads over 80 million free scientific publications.

Global text project. title

Google Scholar


The Harvard Human Rights Journal

 HighWire Press


IFLA Library



International Development Research Center


International Journal of Communications Law and Policy

Journal of Business Venturing

The Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

Journal of Information Law & Technology


Mongolia Journals

Username: hope_dar
Password: amani123

The National Academic Press

Nepal Journals Online


Username: upendo

Password: heshima123

OER Africa


OMIC Group International

OMICS Group is currently managing 350 Open Access journals .

Online Book Page

It is a list of some of the major sources and indexes of free online texts, in all languages, both general and specialized.


Philippine Journals Online

Username: tumainidar

Password: asifiwe2003

Pinakes: A Subject Launchpad

This is a subject gateway that provides access to reliable and up-to-date web resources for all subjects.


Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA).


Research Methodology and Statistics

This contains a wide range of electronic materials ranging from e-journals, text books etc in the area of research methods

ROAR: Registry of Open Access Repositories.

Springer Open

Sri Lankan Journals

Username: tudarco_maktaba
Password: habari

 South African Journal of Information Management


Disciplines included are, inter alia, Knowledge management, Record management, Strategic management, Information economy, Records management, Information systems management, Data mining, Data warehousing, Relevant applications of information technology.

Tanzania Online Gateway.



The World Bank’s Open Data

World Bank Open Knowledge Repository – OKR

This is the World Bank’s official open access repository. It  includes World Bank books,  journal articles from the World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Research Observer and WB annual reports.

World Digital Library


Search engines for full-text scholarly articles

Google scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. Allows  search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and full text articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.

Search engines for full scholarly articles

These are generally based on robots which crawl the Internet and build databases of web sites. Some of them offer selective subject listings for browsing, and assorted other features..


It is advanced, fast search engine with the largest database. Uses link popularity in ranking results – good for finding home pages. Separate search for images and newsgroups, with a directory, a powerful advanced search, and various special searches.


Search engine with large database and facility to filter a search in various ways.


Returns the best results from leading search engines.

Search once for results from over 1000 search engines, directories, news sources, newspapers, discussion groups etc.

Metasearch tool for web, news, image, video


This is a metasearch engine that collects data from the internet.