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African Collection for Transition
Web site: http://nzdl.sadl.uleth.ca/cgi-bin/library?a=p&p=about&c=aedl
This digital library contains more than 300 publications on complex emergency and disaster management in Sub-Saharan Africa.

African Journals Online (AJOL)
Web Site: http://www.ajol.info
The database seeks to provide greater access to African-published journals in a range of academic disciplines. It offers Tables of Contents, Abstracts and Full Text to over 175 journal titles in both English and French languages. Register and search the library.

AGORA
Web site: http://www.aginternetwork.org
Relevance : Provides full-text articles from +500 journal titles in the areas of food, agriculture, science, biology, biotechnology, microbiology, chemistry, biochemistry, economics, environment/ecology, natural resources, food science, nutrition and related social science.

American Institute of Physics Journals
Web site: http://www.aip.org/pubs
AIP publishes 12 journals, 2 magazines, and a conference proceedings series in physics. AIP’s Scitation platform hosts over 1.5 million articles from more than 185 scholarly publications for 30 learned society publishers.

American Physical Society(APS)
Web site: http://publish.aps.org
APS provides access to +15 full text journal titles in physics
Access is IP authenticated.

Annual Reviews
Web site: http://arjournals.annualreviews.org/
Annual Reviews publications operate as a high quality filter, prioritising and synthesising the primary research literature in 33 different disciplines for the Biomedical, Life, Physical and Social Sciences. The authoritative and comprehensive review articles are written by leading scholars who are dedicated to helping scientists, students and researchers around the world prioritise and navigate the vast amount of primary research literature and data that is available to them.
Access: IP Authenticated

ATLAS Religion Database
Web Site: http://purl.org/atlaonline
This is an online collection of major religion and theology journals selected by leading religion scholars and theologians. The database provides access to the full text articles of 80 journal titles.

Blackwell Synergy
Web Site: http://www.blackwell-synergy.com
Cover eas of knowledge. +862 journal titles, 742,001 articles. Access to full text article is provided.

British Psychological Society (BPS)
Web Site: http://www.bgsjornals.co.uk
BPS publishes 11 international peeer-reviewed journals offering the latest original research to psychology academics and professionals worldwide.

Business Full Text on WilsonWeb
Web Site: http://www.hwwilson.com/database/business.htm
It covers a wide range of specialties in the area of business with seamless links to full-text articles from over 400 publications as far back as 1995.

Cambridge University Press (CUP)
Website: http://journals.cambridge.org
CUP offers 209 Full text Journal titles. In addition, it offers two free websites. Most journals provide archival access up to 10 years.

CINAHL (Nursing and Allied Health) via EBSCOHOST
Website: http://search.global.epnet.com
Over 924 journal titles are available for access

The Cochrane Library
Web site: http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/mrwhome/106568753/HOME?CRETRY=1&SRETRY=0
The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Comprises 3826 complete reviews and 1959 protocols. The Cochrane Library provides other sources of reliable information, from other systematic review abstracts, technology assessment, economic evaluations and individual clinical trials- all the current evidence in one single environment.

Collection on Critical Global Issues
Web site: http://nzdl.sadl.uleth.ca/cgi-bin/library?a=p&p=about&c=ccgi
the library contains 210 publications (32,000 pages) in the fields of agriculture, and land management, development, environment and sustainability, food and nutrition, natural resource development, science and technology.

Community Development Library
Web site: http://nzdl.sadl.uleth.ca/cgi-bin/library?a=p&p=about&c=cdl
The library contains 1785 publications in various areas of community develoopment.

East African Development Library
Web site: http://nzdl.sadl.uleth.ca/cgi-bin/library?a=p&p=about&c=unescoen
This collection of 592 documents includes a wide range of materials on development aimed at basic readers, including documents carefully selected by correspondents in kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, along with others extracted from the development libraries produced by Human Info NGO.

EBSCOHOST
Web site: http://search. epnet.com
Ebscohost provides access to +11,000 full-text, peer-reviewed journals and +15,000 abstracted and indexed titles. Access to +10 major databases: Academic Source Premier, ATLA Religion database, ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials, ATLAS Serials Religion Collection, Business Source Premier, ERIC  (Educational Resource Information Center), Health Source: Consumer Edition, Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, MasterFile Premier, Medline, New Testament Abstracts, Newspaper Source, Old Testament Abstracts, Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, and  Religion & Philosophy Collection.
Access: IP Authenticated

EDUCAIDS
Web site: http://www.eucaids.org
Contains supporting documents for the EDUCAIDS Resource Pack including: technical briefs, overviews of practical resources as well as the original documents; and the EDUCAIDS framework for supporting comprehensive education sector responses to HIV and AIDS. To promote comprehensive education sector responses to HIV and AiDS; plan and priortize actions; and build partnerships and promote coordination.

Education Abstracts Full Text
Website: http://www/hwwilson.com/database/educat.htm
A H. W. Wilson database of 427 core international periodicals and yearbooks and full text of 141 selected periodicals as far back as 1996. Its coverage includes: preschool, elementary, secondary, higher and adult education.

Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Web site: www.emeraldinsight.com

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.
Access is via Username & Password

Expanded Academic ASAP
Web site: http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/cuea?db=EAIM
Provides access to +2,500 full text journals in Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, and Technology. This database meets research needs across all academic disciplines.

Food and Nutrition Digital Library
Web site: http://nzdl.sadl.uleth.ca/cgi-bin/library?a=p&p=about&c=fnl2.2
The library contains 260 publications of ideas, experiences and solutions in the flelds of food and nutrition, food policy nutrition research, including the Food and Nutrition Bulletin.

Gale Databases
Web site: http://infotrac.galegroup.com/galenet/cuea
Gale consists of two databases:Gale (Thomson Learning); and Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Provides full text articles in all disciplines.

Global Economic Monitor
Web site: http://www.worldbank.org/gemsubscribers
Global Economic Monitor is a ” one-stop shop” portal for analysis of current economic trends, and economic and financial indicators. Data include information on global growth trends, industrial production, international trade, oil and non-oil commodity markets, financial markets as well and currencies.

Global Forum Publications 1999-2008
Web site: http://www.globalforumhealth.org/en/media-Publications/Publications
The library aims to increase the roles of research and innovation in improving health and health equity by prioritizing research for health and promoting the closure of research gaps through appropriate funding; increasing coordination and coherence among the increasing number of health actors; expanding the use of evidence in policy-making for health. For achieving these objectives, this Global Forum for Health Research CD-ROM contains sound, reliable and impartial evidence and practical tools to decision-makers in research, funding and policy with the aim to enhance health and health equity.

Health and Wellness Resource Center
Web site: http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/cuea?db-HWRC
Provides access to + 400 health/medical journals, numerous reference volumes, over 700 health videos from partner Healthology, Inc., hundreds of pamphlets and health-related articles from 2,200 general interest publications, in addition to a broad collection of Gale Reference titles.
Access is via Password, please contract the library.

Health Business Full Text Elite via EBSCOHOST
Website: http://search.epnet.com
Provides full text coverage for nearly 450 well-known administrative journals detailing all aspects of health care administration and other non-clinical aspects of health care institution management.

Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative (HINARI)
Web Site: http://www.who.int/hinari/en
Provides full text access to over 3,000 journal titles in public health, biomedicine and related social sciences.
Contact the library for username and password.

Human Info NGO’s Education and Development Library
Web site: http://nzdl.sadl.uleth.ca/cgi-bin/library?a=p&p=about&c=edudev
This collection is derived from a UNESCO CD-ROM for training African educators, and contains 1263 documents from the Human Info NGO’s Education and Development Library. The collection consists of a wide range of pedagogical material as well as educational content for basic needs, designed to be of use in both teacher training and school learning environments.

Humanities Abstracts Full Text
Web site: http://hwwilson.com/database/humani.htm
The database covers a wide range of lauded publications in the humanities with indexes, abstracts and full-text as far back as 1995.

Humanity Development Library
Web site: http://nzdl.sadl.uleth.ca/cgi-bin/library?a=p&p=about&c=hdl
This is a large collection of practical information aimed at helping reduce poverty, increasing human potential, and providing a practical and useful education for all. This version, 2.0 contains 1,230 publications–books, reports, and magazines–in various areas of human development, from agricultural practice to economic policies; water and sanitation to society and culture; education to manufacturing and from disaster mitigation to micro-enterprises.

IDP Key Resources
Web site: http://www.idp-key-resources.org
IDP Key Resources contains 527 full-text searchable documents totalling 21,772 pages, including a comprehensive library of tools, guidelines, handbooks, manuals, terms of reference and best practices.It is a user-friendly information tool on topics like camp management, e-shelter and protection, enabling the user to search the collection by particular words, by subject, by title or by organization.

IEEE/IET Electronic Library
Web site:http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/dynhome.jsp
IEEE/IET e-library provides access to + 1.2 million full-text articles of publications from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The IEEE/IET provides libraries and researchers a single source for almost a third of the world’s current electrical engineering and computer science literature.
Access: IP Authenticated

Institute of Physics Publishing (IOP)
Web site: http://www.iop.org/EJ/
IOP provides access to +50 of the world’s most prestigious journals in physics and related sciences. The IOP has comprehensively digitized its journal archive back to 1874, offering an essential foundation of knowledge for researchers. The archive consists of fully searchable PDFs with linked references.
Access: IP Authenticated

Intellectual Property Management in Health and Agricultural Innovation- A Handbook of Best Practices
Web site: http://www.iphandbook.org
Offers up-to-date information and strategeies for utilizing the power of intellectual property and the public domain, focusing on the practical side of the subject. The content is especially relevant to those managing public research endeavours and public-private partnershps. It will assist in putting intellectual property to work for the greater public good.

Library Literature and Information Science
Web site
: http://www.hwwilson.com/databse/liblit.htm
Covers a wide range of subjects in the field of library and information science. The database indexes English and foreign–language periodicals, selected journals, conference proceeding and library school theses, plus over 300books per year and provides links to full-text articles.


Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
Website: www.liebertonline.com
Liebert Online provides access to +60 full-text journal titles searchable and linked to external bibliographic databases. Subject coverage includes Biotechnology, Biomedical Research/Life Sciences, Clinical Medicine, Public Health and Environmental Studies.
Access: IP Authenticated

 

Medical and Health Digital Library
Web site: http://nzdl.sadl.uleth.ca/cgi-bin/library?a=p&p=about&c=mhl
The library contains 210 publications-30,000 pages of ideas and solutions- in the fields of clinical treatment, emergencies, essential drugs, family planning, food and nutrition, health education, HIV/AIDS, medical equipment, prevention, public health, research, sanitation.

MEDLINE via EBSCOHOST
Website: http://search.epnet.com
Provides authoritative medical information in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences and much more.

Multilingual Matters
Web site:
http://www.multilingualmatters.com/multi/journals.asp
Offers access to 17 journals in language study

Nature Publishing Group Journals
Web site: http://www.nature.com
Over 30 journals are published in association with prestigious academic societies. Nature Publishing Group (NPG) publishes journals and online databases across the life, physical and applied sciences and, clinical medicine.

Nursing & Allied Health Collection: Basic via EBSCOHOST
Website: http://search.epnet.com
Provides full text for nearly 100 journals covering nursing, biomedicine, health sciences, consumer health and allied health disciplines.

Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD)
Web site: www.sourceoecd.org
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.
Access via username & password

Palgrave Macmillan Journals
Web site: http://www.palgrave-journals.com/pal/jnlsubject.html
Palgrave Macmillan offers a combined portfolio of over 70 peer-reviewed e-journals.

Project MUSE
Web site: http://muse.jhu.edu
Project MUSE provides online access to 430 full-text journals from 108 publishers in humanities and social sciences.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection via EBSCOHOST
Website: http://search.epnet.com

Researching Education Development Library
Web site: http://nzdl.sadl.uleth.ca/cgi-bin/library?a=p&p=about&c=dfid
This digital library contains 56 documents, including Education Research Papers numbers 1-42. Each paper represents a study or piece of commissioned research on some aspect of education and training in developing countries.

Royal Society of Chemistry
Web Site: www.rsc.org
Coverage: 20 journals in chemistry. Archives available from 1997-2004
Access: IP authenticated

Royal Society Journals Online
Web site: http://www.royalsocietypublishing.org/journals
Royal Society Journals publishes 7 leading international journals from the Royal Society, the UK’s National Academy of Science. Titless cover biological and physical sciences.

Safe Motherhood Strategies
Web site: http://nzdl.sadl.uleth.ca/cgi-bin/library?a=p&p=about&c=safem
Thel ibrary contains 57 documents that discuss the merit of current policies and strategies for safe motherhood. The collection results from collaboration between the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the European Commission, the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp University and John Snow International (UK)

Sage Journals Online.
Web Site: http://online.sagepub.com
It provides access to the abstracts and full-text of several journals that the library subscribes to. All areas of knowledge are covered.

Sage Reference Online
Web site: http://www.sage-ereference.com
20 reference sources mainly encyclopedias covering education, African religion, counseling, sociologoy, healthcare, research methods.

Springer
Web site: www.springerlink.com
Springer offers access to 200 full-text journal titles in Biomedicine and the Life Sciences, Clinical Medicine, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Human Sciences, Social Sciences and Economics.
Access: IP Authenticated

Symposium Journals
Web site: http://www.symposium-journals.co.uk
Symposium Journals is a pioneer in the publications of online-only academic journals. 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.

Taylor & Francis Journals
Web site: http://www.informaworld.com
Taylor & Francis Journals (informaworld) provides access to +1000 full-text journal titles in Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Arts, Humanities, Business, and Management.
Access: IP Authenticated

Technical and Vocational Education Training
Web site: http://nzdl.sadl.uleth.ca/cgi-bin/library?a=p&p=about&c=ewf
Contains 196 documents selected from UNESCO publications in technical and vocational education training.

UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe)
Web site: http://www.unece.org
Offers Statistics Online, a tool for statistics on economics, gender, forestry, and transport. also offers an overview of all recommendations, norms and standards developed by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe- Committee on trade (UNECE), together with the related information. Whether you are in public or in the private sector, the academia, or if you are interested in international trade and trade-facilitation, you will find a great deal for valuable information

UNESCO Open Training Platform (OTP)
Web site: http://opentrainingplatform.org
This training and e-learning platforms aim at empowering trainers or/an trainees using free resources by offering them a structured collaborative space to share their training but also to promote and value the open training materials,which are freely and openly accessible for trainers and self-learners to use and re-use for non-commercial purposes such as teaching, learning and research by Unesco.

UNHCR Digital Library
Web site: http://repository.forcedmigration.org
UNHCR has issued this library as the most comprehensive, reliable and updated refugee information resource available anywhere. It contains documents ranging from background country reports to operation guidelines, human resources and statistics. This user-friendly information tool contains over 2800 full-text searchable documents, useful for UNHCR staff on mission, Field Offices that do not have access to a live Internet connection, and other designated humanitarian operators.

University of California (Caliber)
Web site: http://caliber.ucpress.net
Caliber provides access to 8 journal titles in the following subject areas: Area Studies, History of Science, Human research and BioEthics, Sociology, and Social interaction. Back issues of the journal titles can be access via JSTOR.
Access: IP Authenticated

University of Chicago Press
Web site: www.journals.uchicago.edu
UChicago press provides access to + 50 full-text journal titles dating back to the journal’s first online issue.  Previous issues are available from JSTOR. Subject area coverage includes Education, Humanities, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, Social Sciences, and Economics.
Access: IP Authenticated

Virtual Disater Library
Web site: http://nzdl.sadl.uleth.ca/cgi-bin/library?a=p&p=about&c=paho
This digital library contains 250 publications of experiences, ideas and solutions to advance the cause of disaster reduction.

Water Sanitation and Health
Web site: http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/en
Water Sanitation and Health digital library provides access to infomation on : drinking-water quality, bathing waters, water resources, water supply and sanitation monitoring, water, sanitation and hygiene development, wastewater use, water-related disease, healthcare waste, emerging issues in water and infectious disease.

WHO Digital Library
Web site: http://www.who.int/en
WHO digital library covers publications on issues including country data and statistics, health topics, and publications of 158 member countries including Kenya. WHO is the directing and coordinating authority of health within the United Nations system and is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends. In the 21st century, health is a shared responsibility, involving equitable access to essential care and collective defence against transnational threats.

WHO Health Library for Disasters
Web site: http://nzdl.sadl.uleth.ca/cgi-bin/library?a=p&p=about&c=helid
This digital library contains 516 documents on public health for disasters and complex emergencies.

WHO International Pharmacopoeia
Web site: http://www.infocooperation.org/phint/en/p/docf
The International Pharmacopoeia constitiutes a collection of recommended procedures for analysis and specifications for the determination of pharmaceutical substances, recipients, and dosage forms that is inteneded to serve as source material for reference or adaptation by any WHO member state wishing to establish pharmaceutical requirements.

WHO Medicines Documentation
Web site: http://apps.who.int/medicinedocs/en
WHO’s goal in medicines is to help save lives and improve health by ensuring the quality, efficacy, safety and rational use of medicines, including traditional medicines. This publications and documentation library is published by the WHO Medicines Department, Health Systems and Services Cluster, and contains over 500 medicines-related publications in English, French, spanish and Russian, taken primarily from the wide range of technical information materials.

Wiley InterScience
Web Site: http://www3.interscience.wiley.com
Wiley InterScience is a dynamic online content service containing the full-text of over 500 leading scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals and The Cochrane Library – the world’s best single source of evidence about the effects of healthcare. Access: IP authenticated

World Bank Elibrary
Web site: http://www.worldbank.org/elibrary
This is an online, fully cross-searchable portal of over 4,500 World Bank documents that consists of over 1,800 World Bank publications and over 2,700 Research Working Papers. These publications provide a comprehensive picture of development issues throughout the years and across many subjects.

World Bank: Africa Development Indicators (ADI Online)
Web site: http://publications.worldbank.org/adi
African Development Indicators provides the most comprehensive collection of data on Africa. It contains data for over 1,400 statistical indicators and time series from 1965 for 53 countries. Data include social, economic, financial, natural resources, infrastructure, governance, partnersphip, and environmental indicators.

World Environment library
Web site: http://nzdl.sadl.uleth.ca/cgi-bin/library?a=p&p=about&c=envl
The digital library contains 400 publications of ideas and solutions in the fields of agriculture, biodiversity, climate change, environmental impact assessment, energy, health natural resources, policy, sustainable development, waste management and water.

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