Electronic Resources Databases


Ebook Description

Snapplify is an edtech company, specialising in digital education content, related educational services, and devices. Snapplify is an African ebook aggregator and distributor, with an ebook offering of 240 000 titles from about 250 publishers.


Database Description

Hinari Access to Research for Health Programme was set up by the World Health Organization and major publishers to enable developing countries to access collections of biomedical and health literature.

The AGORA programme, 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.

The Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE) is a programme that provides environmental experts, scholars, researchers and policymakers in lower income countries, free or low-cost access to peer reviewed content online.

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

GOALI - Global Online Access to Legal Information is a programme to provide free or low cost online access and training to law and law-related content to research, public and not-for-profit institutions in developing countries.

BioMed Central

BMC is dedicated to publishing the best open access journals across a portfolio of over 250 titles in biology, health sciences and medicine.

Directory of Open Access Books:

DOAB is a community-driven discovery service that indexes and provides access to scholarly, peer-reviewed open access books and helps users to find trusted open access book publishers. All DOAB services are free of charge and all data is freely available.

DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals

DOAJ is a unique and extensive index of diverse open access journals from around the world, driven by a growing community, and is committed to ensuring quality content is freely available online for everyone.


The databases provide access to just over 16,500 abstracted and indexed journals from all branches of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and humanities.

Elgar online

Edward Elgar Publishing is a leading international academic publisher in economics, management, law, environment, public and social policy


Management and library & information services journals. The service also provides access to leading titles in marketing, business disciplines, engineering and materials science.

Emerald Case studies

Features 140 Business and Management journals and Emerald Engineering eJournal Collection, features 19 Engineering journals. All of which are peer-reviewed and fully searchable full text journals plus reviews from the world's top 300 management journals.

European Respiratory Society

Adult and paediatric respiratory medicine, including cell biology, epidemiology, immunology, oncology, pathophysiology, imaging, occupational medicine, intensive care, sleep medicine and thoracic surgery. IWA Publishing publishes 17 peer-reviewed journals, plus supporting

HSTalks - Online Lectures by Leading World Experts

Henry Stewart Talks Ltd (HSTalks) is a leading provider of specially prepared, animated, online, audio-visual lectures, seminar-style talks and case studies for medical schools, business schools, universities and commercial enterprises in over 60 countries around the world.

IEEE Xplore Digital Library

Electronic Library Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, Computer Science; Architecture, Imaging Science & Photographic Technology, Robotics, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science Information Systems, Software Engineering, Remote Sensing and Artificial Intelligence.

IWA Publishing

IWA Publishing spreads knowledge about most valuable resource, water, helping to improve global health and well-being. Publish a portfolio of 19 peer reviewed journals and 800 books, along with other information resources.

The IWA Publishing programme includes:

Journals: 19 industry-leading journals, 15 of which are published in-house, within the field including Water Science and Technology, Hydrology Research and Water Research.

Books: Publications include high quality research for academics as well as reference work manuals of practice for professionals.



Covers Economics, History, Political science, Archeology, African Studies, Music, Art & Art History, Business, Ecology & Botany, Language & Literature, Mathematics & Statistics


Lexis Library delivers thousands of trusted legal, tax and regulatory sources, such as: Butterworths, Halsbury’s Laws, Tolley’s, Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law and Civil Court Practice. Plus, wide-ranging

Mathematical Sciences Publishers Journal


Provides free access to MSP’s journals, open to libraries in these 29 countries: Subject coverage: Mathematics, mechanics & engineering

Oxford Academic Journals

It has 291 titles receiving an Impact Factor. Journals in Medicine & health, Arts & humanities, sciences & mathematics, social sciences and Law

OECD iLibrary

OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data.

Open Edition

Is a bundle of 175 journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences, published by university presses and small academic publishers.

Oxford Handbooks Online

Each Oxford Handbook offers an authoritative and state-of-the-art survey of current thinking and research. Specially commissioned essays from leading international figures in the discipline give critical examination of the progress and direction of debates, providing scholars and graduate students with compelling new perspectives.

From economics and politics to literature and philosophy, you can discover more than 1,000 Oxford Handbooks on a wide range of subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, and law. With new books and articles published online every month, you can be certain that you are accessing the most current information you need for your research.


Oxford Research  Encyclopedias

With today’s overabundance of information, and misinformation, students and researchers alike can be overwhelmed in identifying what’s trustworthy, what’s up-to-date, and what’s accurate. Oxford University Press has invested in the Oxford Research Encyclopedias to meet this challenge. Working with international communities of scholars across all fields of study, developing new comprehensive collections of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics.

Oxford Scholarship

Oxford Scholarship Online provides easy access to thousands of books from the world-renowned scholarly list of Oxford University Press. New books are added to the collection every month, spanning subjects across almost every area of academia, which means you can read new publications from pioneering authors alongside classic scholarship.

Oxford Academic is the new home of Oxford Scholarship Online, meaning scholars and students alike can discover these academic books alongside Handbooks, Very Short Introductions, practitioner medicine and psychology texts, and hundreds of the highest quality journals.

Project Euclid

Applied mathematics, statistics, theoretical mathematics

Project Muse

Project MUSE is your trusted source for the highest quality books and journals in the humanities and social sciences from over 200 of the world’s most distinguished university presses and scholarly societies

ProQuest Ebook Central

ProQuest preserves rich, vast and varied information – whether historical archives or today’s scientific breakthroughs – and packages it with digital technologies that enhance its discovery, sharing and management.

The Royal Society Publishing

Discover new research from across the sciences

SAGE Publications and Journals

Subject Strengths: research Methods, Qualitative and Quantitative, cases, videos, datasets


Sage Research Methods

Sage Research Methods supports research at all levels by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process.

Taylor & Francis Ebooks

Taylor & Francis eBooks is a single destination platform with eBooks in science, technology, engineering, medical, humanities and social science.

Taylor & Francis Online

Information Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, Language & Literature, Law, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health, Museum, Heritage Studies & Visual Arts, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Sports, Leisure, Travel

University of Chicago Press Journals

The journals present original research from international scholars in the Social Sciences, Humanities, Education, Biological and Medical Sciences, and Physical Sciences

Laikipia University Open Access E- resources

Database Description

African Journals Online (AJOL)

African Journals Online (AJOL) is a collection of over 380 peer-reviewed, African-published scholar

Book Boon

Contains free downloadable e-books and textbooks on a variety of subjects such as accounting, economics, finance, engineering, IT, programming, languages, marketing, law, statistics, mathematics, natural sciences and management.

Cambridge University Press (CUP) Journals

More than 420 peer-reviewed academic journals covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences and science, technology and medicine.

The Cochrane Library

Collection of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Covers the geosciences e-resources. an online collection comprising the Geological Society’s journal titles, Special Publications and key book series – plus journals published on behalf of other societies

Directory of Open Access Books

Over 71,000 academic peer-reviewed books

F1000 Research

An Open Research publishing platform for life scientists, offering immediate publication of articles and other research outputs without editorial bias. All articles benefit from transparent peer review and the inclusion of all source data.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. Search across a wide variety of disciplines and sources: articles, theses

Journal of Leadership Education (JOLE)

JOLE engages scholars and practitioners who advance leadership education and development. The journal serves as a forum to share teaching and learning advancements, research innovations, and applications.

Kenya Gazette

The Kenya Gazette is an official publication of the government of the Republic of Kenya

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS)

Provides access to publications on Economic data statistics in Kenya

Library Genesis

Library Genesis is a file-sharing based online library website for scholarly journal articles, academic and general-interest books, images, comics, audiobooks, and magazines. The site enables free access to content that is not digitized elsewhere

Open Book Publishers

Leading independent Open Access publisher in the Humanities and Social Sciences

PDF Drive

Search engine for PDF files and eBooks download for free.


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