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World Bank e-library

Resource Name

World Bank Publications: The World Bank e-library

Resource Type

Online books and reports.

Accesss URL

hhttp://elibrary.worldbank.org/

The Listing

Content Overview

The World Bank e-Library is an electronic portal to the World Bank's full-text collection of books, reports/working papers, journals and other documents on social and economic development. It is the most comprehensive collections in the area and it brings together, in PDF format, a fully indexed and cross-searchable database of 6,000+ titles, as well as every new title as it becomes available in print. In addition, subscribers have access to information not available in print. eLibrary is fully searchable by subject, region, keyword, title, author, abstract, or year of publication.

Subject Strengths

World Bank e-Library includes:

  • Agriculture
  • Climate Change & Environment
  • Communities & Human Settlements
  • Conflict and Development
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Finance and Financial Sector Development
  • Gender
  • Governance
  • Health, Nutrition and Population
  • Industry; Information and Communication Technologies
  • Infrastructure Economics and Finance
  • International Economics & Trade
  • Law and Development
  • Macroeconomics and Economic Growth
  • Poverty Reduction
  • Private Sector Development
  • Public Sector Development
  • Rural Development
  • Science and Technology Development
  • Social Development
  • Social Protections and Labor
  • Transport; Urban Development
  • Water Resources
  • Water Supply and Sanitation
  • World Bank

Taylor & Francis Online Journals

Resource Name

Taylor & Francis Online Journals

Resource Type

Online Journals Service.

Accesss URL

http://www.tandfonine.com/

Content Overview

SMore than 1,300 titles in humanities, social sciences and applied sciences.

Subject Strengths

  • Arts & Humanities
  • Anthropology & Archaeology
  • Behavioral Science
  • Business, Management & Economics
  • Chemistry
  • Criminology & Law
  • Education
  • Engineering, Computing & Technology
  • Environment & Agriculture
  • Geography, Planning, Urban & Environment
  • Library & Information Science
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Media, Cultural & Communication Studies
  • Physics
  • Politics, International Relations & Area Studies
  • Public Health & Social Care
  • Sociology & Related Disciplines
  • Sport, Leisure & Tourism
  • Strategic, Defence & Security Studies

Symposium Journals

Resource Name

Symposium Journals

Resource Type

Online Journals.

Accesss URL

http://www.symposium-journals.co.uk/

Content Overview

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. New for 2009, Power and Education.

Subject Strengths

  • Education
  • Learning

Springer eJournals

Resource Name

Springer eJournals

Resource Type

Online journals database with access based on IP recognition.

Accesss URL

www.springerlink.com/

Content Overview

Springer is one of the leading international scientific publishing companies. Springers eJournals cover a wide range of subjects including biomedicine and the life sciences, clinical medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer sciences, human sciences, social sciences and economics.

Subject Strengths

  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences and Law
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Medicine
  • Physics and Astronomy

Sage Publications

Resource Name

Sage Journals Online

Resource Type

Online Journals Service

Accesss URL

http://online.sagepub.com/

Content Overview

Over 550 journals in the business, humanities, social sciences and STM.

Subject Strengths

  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Scientific, Technical and Medical

Royal College of Physicians

Resource Name

OUP E-books Oxford English Dictionary Online

Resource Type

Online journal

Accesss URL

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/rcop/cm

Content Overview

Clinical Medicine journal is read by leading physicians in hospitals across the world. It features articles covering original research, current issues, ethics, law, clinical governance and audit, and also reports on prestigious College lectures and conferences.

Subject Strengths

Service Strengths

  • Clinical medicine
  • Public Health

PG - Palgrave Macmillan Journals

Resource Name

Palgrave Macmillan Journals

Resource Type

Online Journals Service

Accesss URL

http://www.palgrave-journals.com/pal/

Content Overview

Palgrave Macmillan offers a combined portfolio of over 70 peer-reviewed e-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

Oxford Journals (OUP)

Resource Name

Oxford Journals Collection for Developing Countries

Resource Type

Online journals service.

Accesss URL

http://www.oxfordjournals.org/
Individual journal information can be found by selecting your chosen title from the list on the Oxford Journals homepage.

Content Overview

Oxford Journals publishes journals from science, technical, professional, medical, humanities, arts and social science disciplines. Organisations that qualify for the free Developing Countries Oxford Online Collection offer will obtain access to over 200 titles.

Subject Strengths

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

OUP E-books Oxford English Dictionary Online

Resource Name

OUP E-books Oxford English Dictionary Online

Resource Type

Online reference collection

Accesss URL

http://www.oed.com/

Content Overview

The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over 600,000 words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 3 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.

Subject Strengths

The OED covers words from across the English-speaking world, from North America to South Africa, from Australia and New Zealand to the Caribbean. It also offers the best in etymological analysis and in listing of variant spellings, and it shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet.

Service Strengths

  • Search the equivalent of 23 volumes of information with speed and ease
  • Find words that have come into English via a particular language
  • Search for quotations from a specified year
  • Search for all quotations from a particular author and/or work
  • Display entries according to your needs for the first time you can turn pronunciation, etymologies, variant spellings, and quotations on and off
  • Gain unique online access to thousands of new and revised words each quarter
  • Compare revised entries with entries from the Second Edition to see how language has changed and how new scholarship has increased understanding of our linguistic and cultural heritage.

OECD

Resource Name

OECD iLibrary

Resource Type

Periodicals (PDF), Books (PDF), Working Papers (PDF) Statistics (online databases).

Accesss URL

http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/

Content Overview

OECD 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.

Subject Strengths

  • Economics
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Social Studies

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Resource Name

Liebert Online

Resource Type

E-Journals

Accesss URL

http://www.liebertonline.com/

Content Overview

Founded in 1980, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is universally acknowledged for establishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in the most promising areas of biotechnology, biomedical research/life sciences, clinical medicine and surgery, and law. Liebert Online delivers electronic access to peer-reviewed journals published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is pleased to offer free full text electronic access to the entire journal program to researchers, students and clinicians in developing nations.

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. encourages professionals to become familiar with our important content and, possibly submit an article for review and publication.

Subject Strengths

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

JSTOR

Resource Name

JSTOR

Resource Type

Online archive of high-quality, interdisciplinary content to support scholarship and teaching.

Accesss URL

JSTORhttp://www.jstor.org/

ALUKAhttp://www.aluka.org/

Content Overview

JSTOR is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping the scholarly community discover, use, and build upon a wide range of intellectual content in a trusted digital archive. Our overarching aims are to preserve a record of scholarship for posterity and to advance research and teaching in cost-effective ways. We operate a research platform that deploys information technology and tools to increase productivity and facilitate new forms of scholarship. We collaborate with organizations that can help us achieve our objectives and maximize the benefits for the scholarly community. Content.

An archive of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable, offers search term highlighting, includes high-quality images, and is interlinked by millions of citations and references. The archive contains over 800 important scholarly journals in 50 disciplines. Visit JSTOR's Available Collections page for detailed information on the current collections found in the archive.

Subject Strengths

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

IOP PUBLISHING

Resource Name

IOP Publishing - IOPscience

Accesss URL

http://iopscience.iop.org/(CONTACT THE LIBRARIAN FOR PASSWORD)

Content Overview

IOP publishes over 60 of the world's most prestigious journals in physics and related sciences, all available online through IOPscience.

Subject Strengths

  • SApplied 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

Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE)

Resource Name

All-Society Periodicals Package (ASPP) and IEEE Proceedings Order Plans (POP)

Resource Type

Online Journals and Conference Proceedings

Accesss URL

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/

When browsing, tick to show only IEEE journals to reduce unsubscribed results.

Content Overview

IEEE All-Society Periodicals Package (ASPP) includes the core collection of IEEE engineering, electronics and computer science periodicals, with a backfile to 2005. IEEE Proceedings Order Plans (POP) is the world’s leading conference proceedings collection, with a backfile to 2005

Subject Strengths

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • Computer Science & Architecture
  • Imaging Science & Photographic Technology
  • Robotics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Science Information Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Remote Sensing
  • Artificial Intelligence

Geological Society

Resource Name

The Lyell Collection Complete

Resource Type

Electronic service providing access to current and archival content of the Geological Society of London

Accesss URL

http://www.lyellcollection.org/

Content Overview

The Lyell Collection is an electronic resource containing new and archival journal, Special Publication and book content, published by the Geological Society of London. It contains key peer-reviewed Earth science literature of the highest quality.

Subject Strengths

  • Geology
  • Earth Science

Emerald Group Publishing Ltd

Resource Name

Emerald Management 140 and Emerald Engineering eJournal Collection

Resource Type

Online journals database, supporting authors, deans, editors, faculty, librarians, researchers and students.

Accesss URL

www.emeraldinsight.com/

Content Overview

Emerald Management, 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.

Subject Strengths

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Library and Information Sciences
  • Marketing
  • Management

Directory of Open Access journals

Accesss URL

http://www.doaj.org//

Directory of Open Access journals (DOAJ)

  • Agriculture and Food Sciences
  • Arts and Architecture
  • Biology and Life Sciences
  • Business and Economics
  • Chemistry

EBSCO Host Research Databases

Resource Name

EBSCOhost PERI Project Package

Resource Type

A collection of online databases of journals accessible via the web.

Accesss URL

http://search.ebscohost.com/

Subject Coverage

  • Strong business coverage.
  • Strong nursing, medicine and allied health coverage.
  • Dedicated newspaper database, kept separate from peer-reviewed content
  • Education
  • Environmental studies

Cengage Learning: Expanded Academic and Health & Wellness Resource Center

Resource Name

Expanded Academic and Health & Wellness Resource Center

Resource Type

  • Expanded Academic: Online Full Text and Abstracting Databases.
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center: Online database combining journal, reference, news and other health and medical content.

Accesss URL

http://www.gale.com/ExpandedAcademic/index.htm
http://www.gale.com/HealthRC

Content Overview

Expanded Academic: Unparalleled in its depth and scope, this premier database offers balanced coverage of every academic subject -- from advertising and microbiology to history and women's studies

Health and Wellness Resource Center: For access to authoritative health and medical information, turn to the Health & Wellness Resource Center, a specialized reference tool that offers a vast collection of medical information to academic, medical and public libraries.

Subject Strengths

Expanded Academic ASAP

  • Economics, topics in business and finance
  • Anthropology, archeology
  • Computing and computers
  • Art, literature, music, history
  • International relations, law
  • Sociology, philosophy, religion

Health and Wellness Resource Centre

  • various topics in medicine and health
  • STDs and AIDS
  • Psychology and mental health
  • Nursing
  • Includes the BMJ and JAMA

Cambridge University Press

Resource Name

Cambridge Journals Online (CJO)

Accesss URL

http://journals.cambridge.org/

Low Bandwidth Site

http://jnls.cup.org/home.do

Content Overview

Cambridge Journals Full Package which includes 230 journal titles

Subject Strengths

  • Politics
  • Linguistics
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Medicine

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