KIRINYAGA UNIVERSITY ONLINE DATABASES

Kirinyaga University Library subscribes to peer reviewed full text electronic journals and books to support teaching, learning and research activities of the University. The available electronic databases cover all subject areas. The major databases and their subject coverage are summarized below. Kindly access the databases for more information.

e-BOOKS (SUBSCRIPTION)

 

RESOURCES

SUBJECT COVERAGE

 

Journals, databases and mixed packages

 

1

American Institute of Physics (including Acoustical Society of America)

Physics.

https://www.aip.org/

2

American Physical Society

Physical reviews, Modern physics 

https://www.aps.org/

3

British Institute of Radiology

Radiology, Radiobiology and the Medical nuclear science. Medical physicists, oncologist, radiographers and radiobiologists.

https://www.bir.org.uk/

4

Canadian Science Publishing (publisher of the  NRC Research Press journals)

engineering, applied sciences

http://www.nrcresearchpress.com

5

Cochrane Library

Healthcare information

http://www.cochranelibrary.com/

6

EBSCO Host Research Databases

Science, technology, medicine, social sciences and humanities.

http://search.epnet.com/ 

7

EBSCO Religion and Theology Collection

Religion and theology

http://search.epnet.com/

8

Edinburgh University Press

Humanities and Social sciences.

https://www.euppublishing.com/

9

Emerald ejournals

Management and library & information marketing, business disciplines, engineering and materials science.

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/

 

10

Geological Society

Geosciences

https://www.geolsoc.org.uk/

11

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

 

Macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and so much more.

http://www.imf.org/external/index.htm

12

JSTOR

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

https://www.jstor.org/

13

Liverpool University Press

history, modern languages, literature, arts and art history, history, Jewish Studies, Poetry

https://liverpooluniversitypress.co.uk/

14

Mary Ann Liebert

Biomedical Research, Life Sciences, Complementary, Engineering, Informatics, Law, Economics, Medicine, Surgery, and Nursing

https://www.liebertpub.com/

15

Nature ALL Plus (Package 78 titles)

Life, Physical and Applied Sciences and Clinical medicine

https://www.nature.com

16

Optical Society of America (OSA)

biomedical, spectroscopy, photonics

https://www.osa.org/en-us/

17

Policy Press

 

Digital editions for researchers, students, professionals, practitioners, politicians, policy makers and the informed general reader as well as for libraries and other institutions globally.

https://policypress.co.uk/

18

Royal Society

 

Biochemistry, immunology, bioinformatics, ecology, microbiology

https://royalsociety.org/

19

Royal Society of Chemistry - RSC Journals Archive

Biology, Biophysics, Chemical Science, Materials, Medicinal Drug Discovery and Physics high-impact journals and books

http://pubs.rsc.org/

20

Sage Journals

 

Humanities, Social Sciences, Scientific, Technical and Medical 

http://journals.sagepub.com/

21

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Mathematics and technology

http://www.siam.org/

22

Taylor & Francis Journals

 

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

https://www.tandfonline.com/

 

23

University of California

Health, art & humanities

https://www.ucpress.edu/journals

24

University of Chicago Press

Social Sciences, Humanities, Education, Biological and Medical Sciences, and Physical Sciences.

https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/

25

Wiley Online Library Full collection (1,360 titles)

 

Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Science, Education Engineering, Law Life Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Medicine and Healthcare, Physics and Astronomy, Polymers and Materials Science, Psychology, Social Sciences

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/

 

E-Book Packages

 

26

Project MUSE books

 

Ethics studies, art & pacific studies, art & architecture, creative writing, education, film theater & performance arts, history, language & linguistics, library science & publishing, literature, medicine & health, music, philosophy, religion, science technology & mathematics, social sciences, studies by time period and women’s studies gender & sexuality.

https://muse.jhu.edu/about/UPCC.html

27

Taylor & Francis eBooks

Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Built Environment, STM and Law content.

https://www.taylorfrancis.com/

 

Audio Visual materials

Covers print, manuscripts and archival, graphic & ephemera, and digital collections.

https://library.sdsu.edu/scua/exhibits-events/library/primary_sources/audio-visual

 

Henry Stewart Talks Ltd

Biomedicine, Life Sciences, Marketing and Management collection

https://hstalks.com/

28

HST - Libraries in a Digital Age

 

Digital libraries

https://hstalks.com/playlist/676/libraries-in-a-digital-age/

29

HST - The Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection (TBLSC)

 

Agriculture & environment, biochemistry, cancer, cell biology, clinical medicine, disease disorders & treatment, methods, immunology, metabolism & nutrition, microbiology, neuroscience, omics & systems biology, pharmaceutical sciences, reproduction & development

http://library.nul.ls/index.php#gsc.tab=0

30

IEEE

 

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

https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/home.jsp

31

Lexis Nexis Legal Library

 

 

Law,Tax and regulations

https://www.lexisnexis.com/uk/legal/

32

Lexis Nexis Academic

Accounting, environmental studies, health & medical care, government & politics, people, consumer information 

https://academic.lexisnexis.eu/

33

PROQUEST Academic complete & Library Thing Book cover widget

 

academic, corporate, government, school and public libraries, as well as professional researchers.

https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/icipe-ebooks/home.action

OPEN ACCESS RESOURCES

 

RESOURCES

SUBJECT COVERAGE

 

Journals, databases and mixed packages

 

34

Virtual University of Uganda Open Access Library

Universal content
https://virtualuni.ac.ug/library/

35

Cari Journals

Biological science, business and economics, development policy, engineering, medical and health science, physical science, social science

https://carijournals.org/

36

Directory of Open Access Journals

Science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities

http://doaj.org/

37

ACS Publications

Agricultural and food chemistry, natural products, environmental science etc.

http://pubs.acs.org/

38

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Environment

https://www.epa.gov/

39

PLOS Journals

Biology and medicine

https://www.plos.org/

40  

Federal science

Federal science

https://www.science.gov/

 41

United States Department of Agriculture

National Agricultural Library

Agricultural research sciences including nutrition, food safety, food quality, animal and crop production and protection, natural resources, sustainable agricultural systems, rural development, agricultural economic and policy issues, agricultural imports and exports, agricultural statistics, extramural research, and extension education.

https://pubag.nal.usda.gov/

 42

AGRICOLA( National Agricultural Library)

Agriculture

https://agricola.nal.usda.gov/

 43

 AGRIS (FAO)

 

Agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, aquatic sciences and fisheries, human nutrition, extension literature.

http://agris.fao.org/agris-search/index.do

 44

US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health 

Medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/

 45

VADLO (Life Sciences Search Engine)

Ecology, Oceanography, Geology, Meteorology, Zoology, Human biology, Botany

http://vadlo.com/

 46 Agriculture and related sciences.

Agriculture and related sciences.

http://teeal.org/

 47

 Agriculture — Open Access Journal

Soil, growing, harvesting crops, and raising livestock.

http://www.mdpi.com/journal/agriculture

 48

Academic Journals

Accelerating discovery

http://www.academicjournals.org/

 49

Bentham Open

science, medicine, technology and social sciences.

https://benthamopen.com/

 50

WordWide Science

Science and technology information

http://worldwidescience.org/

 51

Palgrave Macmillan Journals

Humanities and Social Science

http://www.palgrave-journals.com
 

 52

Annual Reviews

Biomedical/Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Economics.

http://www.annualreviews.org/

 53  

ProQuest Ebook Central

Anthropology, Business & Economics, Computers & IT, Education, Fine Arts, History, Language & Literature, Law, Life Sciences, Medicine, Physical Sciences, Psychology, Religion, Social Sciences and Technology.

http://proquest.libguides.com/ebrary

 54

IntechOpen

Physical sciences, Engineering and Technology, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences and humanities.

https://www.intechopen.com/

 55

 CABI

Crop Protection, Animal Health, Aquaculture, Forestry  

https://www.cabi.org/

 56

National Center for Biotechnology Information

NCBI bookshelf provides free online access to books and documents in Life Science and Healthcare.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/

 57

Scientific Research

Biomedical & Life Sciences, Business & Economics, Chemistry & Materials Science, Computer Science & Communications
Earth & Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Medicine & Healthcare, Physics & Mathematics.

https://www.scirp.org/journal/

 58

Nature International Journal of Science

Physical and Applied sciences Clinical Medicine.

https://www.nature.com

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