Symposium Journals

Subject strengths: Education, learning.



Subject strengths: A full-text and bibliographic CD-ROM library of over 140 of the world’s most important scientific journals in the field of agriculture.


University Of California Press

Subject strengths: Area studies, history of science, human research and bioethics, sociology, social interaction, law, musicology, literature, religion, anthropology.


The Global Economic Monitor (GEM)

Subject strengths: Data include Global growth trends, Industrial production, International Trade, Oil and non-oil commodity markets, financial markets as well as currencies.


Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

Subject strengths: General works, social sciences, sciences, law, engineering, philosophy and religion, languages and literatures, arts and architecture, agriculture and food sciences.


Kenya Law Reports

Hansard Reports  on Parliament: Subject strengths: Reports on Parliament

Judicial Transformational framework: Subject strengths:Judicial Transformational framework

Kenya Gazette: Complete laws of Kenya (Statutes and subsidiary legislation), Amendment Acts

NCLR Treaties: The National Council for Law reporting on treaties and agreements database is an online resource containing the text of multilateral and bilateral treaties to which Kenya is a party.

Subject strengths: Articles, bills, case search, cause list, legal notices, newsletters.


INASP Directory of Free and Open Access to Online Resources

There are many free, high quality information resources available on the Internet. This listing provides links to some of them, organized into subject areas for ease of navigation. (Please note that the list is not intended as a comprehensive catalogue, but as an indication of the types of material available.)


World Bank Online Resources

Subject strengths: Online Bookstore provides access to the World Bank's formal publications, including the acclaimed World Development Report and a range of books that cover the full spectrum of economic and social development. It is also the gateway to the World Development Indicators Online, the premier source for data on the global economy, and to the World Bank e-Library, the comprehensive and fully searchable collection of the Bank's books. Documents and Reports holds over 15,000 free, downloadable documents, including operational documents (project documents, analytical and advisory work, and evaluations), formal and informal research papers, and most Bank publications.

Archives contains official records of the Bank's work from 1946 to the present, including country files, project files, correspondence, film, videos and photos. 3.Libraries Provides information about services of the joint IMF-World Bank libraries, including an online catalog, visitor access, inter-library loans, and locations of depository libraries around the world.




Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

Subject strengths: Access to all issues of journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA); Back to Vol. 1, No.1, October 1929.


Africa Journals Online (AJOL)

Subject strengths: AJOL offers the table of contents and abstracts from journals published in Africa in the following subjects areas: Agricultural sciences, arts, culture and literature, health, science & technology, social sciences.


Annual Reviews

Subject strengths: Annual reviews publish in authoritative reviews in 40 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical and Social Sciences. Amongst the most highly cited in scientific literature, they are available online and in print to individuals, institutions, and consortia worldwide.



Subject strengths: Agriculture, environmental science, social sciences, life sciences.



Subject strengths: Law, sociology, religion, journalism & communication, international relations, geography, history, architecture, cultural studies, feminist & women studies, music.


American Institute of  Physics Journals

Subject strengths: Applied and multidisciplinary physics.


American Physical Society Aps

Subject strengths: 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.


AMREF art knowledge hub

Subject strengths: An up—to-date website on HIV/AIDS prevention, care, treatment and research.


Beech Tree Publishing

Subject strengths: Public policy for science and technology, Research, Environmental, social, health and other impacts.


British Library Direct

Subject strengths: Medicine, Engineering, Science, Food and Agriculture, Economics, Environment, Law and Education.


British Library Document

Subject strengths: The British Library is the national repository for the UK and contains copies of almost every publication generated within the UK and beyond. This resources contains all research disciplines.


British Psychological Society

Addictions, Age and Ageing, Arts and Entertainment, Bullying, Careers, Children and Family, Depression, Eating disorders, Environment, Ethics and Practice, Government and Politics, Law and Crime, Learning, Learning Disabilities/Difficulties, Membership, Memory, Mental Health Personal Development, Personality, Professional Development, Psychological Testing, Public Information, Race Relationships, Self Harm, Sexuality, Sports 2012, Stress, Technology, Therapy, The Society, Trauma, Violence, Work and Business


Cambridge University Press

Subject strengths: Politics, linguistics, social science, humanities, law, mathematics, science, medicine.


Cochrane Library

Subject strengths: Evidence based medicine and clinical trials.


EBSCO Host Research Databases

Subject strengths: Single resource and single interface containing over 17,000 abstracted and indexed titles, 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.

EBSCO Religion and Theology Collection

Subject strengths: Religion and human culture, Theology, philosophy and ethics, Christian denominations, Church history, missions and ecumenism, World religions and religious studies, Bible archaeology and antiquities, Pastoral ministry.



Subject strengths: is an independent foundation that strives to lead, negotiate, support and advocate for the wide availability of electronic resources by library users in transition and developing countries. Its main focus is on negotiating affordable subscriptions on a multi-country consortial basis, while supporting the enhancement of emerging national library consortia in member countries.


Emerald Publishing

Subject strengths: Business, management and economics, library and information studies,  social sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, transport, computer science.


Gale Cengage Learning

Subject strengths: Economics, topics in business and finance, Anthropology and Archeology, Computing and Computers, Education, Art, Literature, Music, History, International relations, Law, Sociology, Philosophy, Religion.


Geological Society

Subject strengths: Geology, earth sciences.



Subject strengths: Access to over 2300 Biomedical and related sciences for health sector and academic institutions.


Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Subject strengths: Electrical engineering, telecommunications, computer science & architecture, Imaging Science & Photographic Technology, Robotic, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science Information Systems, Software Engineering, Remote Sensing, Artificial intelligence.


Institute Of Physics (IOP) Publishing

Subject strengths: Computer science, medical and biological sciences, applied science, condensed matter and materials science, High energy and nuclear physics, Mathematics and applied mathematics, Measurement science and sensors, Optical, atomic and molecular physics, Physics education, Plasma physics.



Subject strengths: Humanities and social sciences, language & literature, linguistics, music, mathematics & statistics, education, health science, law, library science, biology, architecture.


Mary Ann Liebert

Subject strengths: Biomedical research, life sciences, biotechnology, clinical medicine & surgery, engineering/informatics, environmental studies, law, psychology.


Mineralogical Society of Great Britain & Ireland

Subject strengths: Mineralogy, crystallography, geochemistry, petrology, environmental.


National Academies Press

Subject strengths: Reports in science and health policy.


Nature Publishing Group Journals

Subject strengths: Medicine, earth & environment, life sciences, physical sciences.


Optical Society Of America (OSA)

Subject strengths: Brings together optics and photonics scientists, engineers, educators, and technicians.


Organizational For Economic Co-Operation And Development (OECD)

Subject strengths: Economics, energy, environment, social sciences.


Oxford Journals

Subject strengths: Biological sciences, medicine, public health and epidemiology, humanities, social sciences, law, mathematics, statistics, computing and physics.


Pal Grave Macmillan Journals

Subject strengths: Business and management, economics, education, information systems and technology, political science and international studies, social and cultural studies, urban design and architecture.


Project MUSE

Subject strengths: International relations, language and linguistics, library science and publishing, cultural studies, economics, education, music, philosophy, religion, sociology.


Royal Society For Chemistry-RSC Journals Archive

Subject strengths: Chemistry including traditional fields (organic, inorganic and analytical chemistry) plus newer developments and cross-disciplinary studies such as natural products and green chemistry; Databases in Analytical chemistry, catalysts and catalyzed reactions, organic synthesis and natural products;  Specialist reports in: amino acids, peptides and proteins, carbohydrate chemistry, Monosaccharide, disaccharides and specific oligosaccharides, catalysis chemical modeling, electron paramagnetic resonance, NMR, organometallic chemistry, organ phosphorus chemistry, photochemistry, spectroscopic Properties of inorganic and organometallic compounds.


Royal Society

Subject strengths: Mathematics, chemistry, engineering and other physical sciences, all biological sciences; particularly good on ecology, environment, multidisciplinary & interdisciplinary science.


Sage Journals Online

Subject strengths: Humanities, social sciences, scientific, technical and medical.


Taylor & Francis journals

Subject Strengths: Arts and Humanities, Anthropology and Archeology, Behavioral science, Business, Management, Economics, Chemistry, Criminology and Law, Education, Engineering, Computing and Technology, Environment and Agriculture, Geography, Planning, Urban and Environment, Library and information science, Mathematics and Statistics, Media, Cultural and Communication studies, Physics, Politics, International relations and Area studies, Public health, Social care, Sociology and related disciplines, Sport, Leisure and Tourism, Strategic, Defence and Security studies.


University Of Chicago Press

Subject strengths: Education, Humanities, Life sciences, Medical sciences, Social sciences, Economics.


Wiley-blackwell-Synergy content

Subject strengths: 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.


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