E-Resources On Campus Access





Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

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


African Journals Online(AJOL)

Assists all those who need access to research and information on Africa by offering free access to Tables of Contents and abstracts of over 70 journals in all disciplines, together with links to full contents where available and document delivery service.



The AGORA (Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture) site provides a access to over 400 journals from major scientific publishers in the fields of food, agriculture, environmental science and related social sciences. AGORA is available to students and researchers in qualifying not-for-profit institutions in eligible developing countries. To gain access obtain the username and password from the Library or Faculty Office.


American Institute of Physics (AIP)

Publishes 12 journals, two magazines, and a conference proceedings series. Their Scitation platform hosts over 1.5 million articles from more than 30 scholarly publishers.


America Society for Microbiology

American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is available on trial access until the 9th of September 2015. ASM Content ranges from re-emerging infectious diseases, disease caused by pathogenic bacteria, fungi, and parasites in humans, animals, plant life, virus structure, cellular response to viral infection, vaccines and public health to the latest discoveries that build our understanding of bacteria. 


American Physical Society (APS)

Access to the Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) and 11 journals produced by the American Physical Society.


Annals of Internal Medicine Journal


The journal brings latest research, guidelines, reviews, commentaries, educational material, and clinical news from Annals of Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians (ACP) in a uniquely rich and engaging user experience.

Annual Reviews

Annual Reviews publications operate as a high quality filter, prioritizing and synthesizing the primary research literature in 37 different disciplines for the Biomedical, Life, Physical and Social Sciences.v



 The Access to Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI) program is coordinated by WIPO together with its partners in the publishing industry with the aim to increase the availability of scientific and technical information in developing countries. Currently, 17 publishers provide access to nearly 10,000 journals, books, and reference works for 107 developing countries through ARDI.

ASABE Technical Information Library

ASABE Technical Library includes a range of content including journals, textbook materials, monographs, standards and proceedings as well as the important reference work-in-progress, Design Topics.

ASTM Compass

A portal for Standards, Testing and Learning





Beech Tree Publishing

Two international, peer-reviewed academic journals on Public policy for science and technology and Research evaluation.


Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection

This Database is a collection of specially prepared animated audio visual presentations with synchronized narration by world leading scientists. It is keeping researchers and lecturers informed throughout the world. The database contains over 1 000 online audio-visual talks, especially commissioned from leading world experts. The talks are organised into comprehensive series and each month the Collection is expanded and updated, with new additional series and talks being added.



Discovery/bibliographic tool enabling searching of Table of Contents of 20,000 leading research journals


British Library - Inside Web

Discovery/bibliographic tool enabling searching of Table of Contents of 20,000 leading research journals.


British Institute of Radiology Journals

Original Research Papers and reviews from leading centres internationally, covering all aspects of the radiological sciences. Readers benefit from our continuous publication model, meaning the latest in research is published as quickly as possible. Sign up for table of contents alerts to keep up to date with all our new articles.


British Library Direct

British Library Direct offers pay-as-you-go access to articles from the top 20,000 international research journals, in fields ranging from aeronautics to agriculture, from pharmacy to law. BL Direct provides free table of contents searching from 5 years of data. Upon finding a relevant article, the user can then order it online and pay by credit card. There is no need to subscribe in order to use the service and articles can be ordered singly or several at a time. Nearly 20% of the articles can be downloaded instantly. PERI supports the use of the British Library Direct for online searching and the BL's Standard Service for document ordering. This service delivers paper documents by airmail.


British Psychological Society

11 international peer-reviewed journals offer the latest original research to psychology academics and professionals worldwide, and help to advance and disseminate psychological knowledge in line with the Society's primary objectives.







CAB Abstracts

CAB Direct is the most thorough and extensive source of reference in the applied life sciences, incorporating the leading bibliographic databases CAB Abstracts and Global Health. CAB Direct provides a convenient, single point of access to all of your CABI database subscriptions


CABI Animal Health and Production Compendium

Full expert datasheets – livestock and poultry breeds, diseases, pathogens, foodborne contaminants and food animal products Latest scientific findings – through over 135,000 bibliographic records updated weekly In depth information – through over 13,000 Library and Full Text journal and conference articles


CABI Aquaculture Compendium

Full expert datasheets – on over 1000 cultured species, diseases, production systems, case studies and ecosystems Basic information – on over 9000 other species and diseases Latest scientific findings – through 80,000 bibliographic records updated weekly In depth information – through over 850 especially selected Library documents and over 3000 Full Text journal and conference articles


CAB Crop Protection Compendium

The CPC contains over 3400 detailed datasheets on pests, diseases, natural enemies and crops, and basic information on a further 20,000 species. This is supported by the latest scientific findings with bibliographic records and Full Text journal and conference articles updated weekly.


Cambridge Journals Online

Provides access to over 250 peer-reviewed academic journals for the global market. Containing the latest research from a broad sweep of subject areas, Cambridge journals are accessible worldwide in print and online


Cochrane Library

An internationally acclaimed database of regularly updated evidence-based medical systematic reviews







Dawsonera is an e-book database that contains 106 e-book titles purchased by the University of Zimbabwe Library. The e-books cover a wide range of academic disciplines.


De Gruyter LIS Books

45 e-books, predominantly IFLA publications in the field of Library and Information Science


De Gruyter LIS Electronic Journals

Contains 4 library and information science journals. Articles are available in PDF


Duke University Press Journals

Duke University Press publishes forty five periodicals that span a range of disciplines within the humanities and social sciences. Disciplines within the humanities and sciences: from East Asian cultural studies, French history to mathematics and the history of economic thought, from feminism, culture and media studies to medieval and early modern studies





Ebsco e-Books

netLibrary is collection of electronic books selected and purchased specifically for the University of Zimbabwe. netLibrary electronic books may be previewed or checked out for exclusive personal use for a specified period of timeAll volumes in the netLibrary database can be searched by keyword, title, author, subject, publisher and publication date. Pages may be printed from an electronic book, one page at a time; however, printing an entire electronic book violates copyright laws and is not permitted.

EBSCO Host Research Databases

Over 11,000 full text, peer-reviewed journals and over 15,000 abstracted and indexed titles. Access to 8 major databases: Academic Search Premier; Business Source Premier; ERIC; Masterfile Premier; Newspaper Source; Health Source : Nursing & Academic; Health Source : Consumer Edition; Medline and has good coverage of most branches of social sciences and humanities and a dedicated newspaper database, kept separate from peer-reviewed content.


Edinburgh University Press

Over 30 full-text electronic journals in the humanities and social sciences.


EIFL Ebrary

Provides online access to comprehensive collections of e-books covering a broad range of subject areas. Ebrary includes books from 330 leading publishers such as Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, Sage, Springer, Taylor & Francis, and Wiley.


Elgar Online

Elgaronline includes scholarly research monographs, Research Handbooks, companions, dictionaries, encyclopedia and journals. Scholarly research monographs across Law, Business, Economics and the Social Sciences.

Emerald Engineering

It offers comprehensive and focused information for engineers


Emerald Group Publishing Ltd

Emerald Management Xtra 140 features 140, and Emerald Engineering 15, peer-reviewed and fully searchable full text journals plus reviews from the worlds top 300 management journals.





Forestry Compendium The FC has comprehensive, worldwide coverage of tropical, subtropical, temperate and boreal tree species of major economic importance. It contains detailed, illustrated datasheets on over 1300 forest trees, 800 forest pests, diseases and weeds, and basic information on a further 19,000 species. This is supported by the latest scientific findings, with bibliographic records and full text journal and conference articles updated weekly, and an interactive, multilingual glossary of more than 2000 forestry terms. Search tools include a taxonomy browse function





Gale Cengage: Gale Virtual Reference Library

This service gives access to Business E-Books in the Gale Virtual Reference Library. The Business Collection from Gale brings together 28 different titles looking at the different aspects of business, economics and finance. Subjects range from e-commerce to manufacturing to marketing and management.


GALE: Expanded Academic

Expanded Academic is 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.


GALE: Health & 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


Geological Society

The Lyell Collection is an electronic collection of 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





Henry Stewart Talks LDA:Libraries in a Digital Age

Specially prepared, online, animated, audio-visual lectures by world leading authorities on library developments in a digital environment for researchers and university faculty members



HINARI Programme set up by WHO together with major publishers, enables low- and middle- income countries to gain access to one of the world's largest collections of biomedical and health literature. Up to 13,000 journals (in 30 different languages), up to 28,800 e-books, up to 70 other information resources are now available to health institutions in more than 100 countries, areas and territories benefiting many thousands of health workers and researchers, and in turn, contributing to improve world health.





IMF eLibrary

The IMF is viewed as one of the world's most authoritative sources for economic information, analysis and harmonized statistics. IMF eLibrary provides comprehensive data and original analysis, with coverage of almost every economy in the world and a special focus on developing and emerging economies.


Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

INFORMS publishes 13 scholarly journals, including the flagship journals Management Science and Operations Research, a journal for the practice of OR/MS (Interfaces), the new online-only journal Service Science, as well as an open access journal (INFORMS Transactions on Education).




Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Digital Library

Provides access to over 20 Research journals and letters in electrical and electronic engineering.

Subject Strengths: Electrical and electronic engineering, Telecommunications, Computing, Power, Control, Radar, Circuits, Materials, Life sciences related research, and IT

ISPRS Publications

The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) is an international NGO devoted to the development of international cooperation for the advancement of knowledge, research development and education in photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information science, their integration and application to the well being of humanity and sustainability of the environment. The ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (P&RS) is the official journal of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS).






We have access to the following Collections: Arts & Sciences I, Arts & Sciences II, Arts & Sciences III, Arts & Sciences IV, Arts & Sciences Complement, Biological Sciences, and General Science


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The Marketing and Management Collection

The Marketing and Management Collection includes over 800 specially prepared audio-visual lectures, organised into 69 comprehensive series and delivered by a) principals, managers and advisors from the business world and b) leading academics. It makes available a wide range of detailed, practical knowledge on subjects as diverse as Change Management, Strategy as Practice, Organizational Behaviour, Business Ethics, Information Technology, Bargaining and Negotiations, Business Continuity and Risk Management, Data Mining, Branding and Product Specialisation in Hotels, Bayesian Analysis, Sport Marketing, Pharmaceutical Marketing, and Supply Chain Management to name just a few series. This collection is available on trial access until December 2014.


Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

64 authoritative publications in the most promising areas of biotechnology, biomedical research/life sciences, clinical medicine and surgery, alternative and complementary medicine, law, philanthropy, environmental science and sustainability.


MedLink Neurology


The MedLink CME Program seeks to improve the clinical competence of neurologists by providing a continually updated educational platform for self-guided learning, covering the broad spectrum of neurology. Users can expect to form improved clinical strategies and to gain support for their decision making in relation to patient care. To access MedLink go to www.medlink.com  and click on the black “Site License Access” button in the upper right hand side of the page.





NPG - Nature

Nature Publishes 79 journals and online databases across the life, physical and applied sciences and, most recently, clinical medicine.


NPG - Palgrave Macmillan Journals

Palgrave Macmillan offer a combined portfolio of over 60 peer-reviewed e-journals in the field of Business, Social Sciences and the Humanities.





Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE)

Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE) has over 2,990 peer reviewed titles (as of 4/2009) owned and published by over 340 prestigious publishing houses and scholarly societies are now available in more than 100 low income countries. Research is provided in a wide range of disciplines. Consult your Librarian for username and password.


Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development(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.


Optical Society of America(OSA)

15 Optics and photonics journals published by OSA and selected OSA meeting content.

OUP - International Law in Domestic Courts

The International Law in Domestic Courts (ILDC), accessed through Oxford Reports on International Law (ORIL) brings together decisions on public international law from international courts and tribunals, domestic courts and ad hoc tribunals. For the first time, the full scope of international case law is available in one place, made available via powerful navigation and accompanied by expert analysis


Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words past and present from across the English-speaking world.


Oxford Index

OA free discovery service, the Oxford Index lets you search across Oxford's digital academic content with a single click, and find related content every step of the way.


Oxford Journals Collection

Oxford Journals publishes and develops titles in partnership with the world's most prestigious learned societies. It provides access to information on diverse disciplines


Oxford Scholarship Online

Oxford Scholarship Online is a cross-searchable library containing the full text of over 4,600 Oxford books in the humanities, social sciences, sciences medicine, and law. Specially-commissioned abstracts and keywords are available at book and chapter level, and at least 500 new and recently-published books are added each year.


Oxford Reference Online

The Core Collection contains about 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. It is a fully-indexed, cross-searchable database of these books, giving subscribers unprecedented access to a comprehensive information resource.The Premium Collection enhances the 100+ books in the Core Collection with an expanding range of key titles from the acclaimed Oxford Companions Series, plus the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. This adds up to an additional 140,000 entries. The trial runs until the 15th of September 2010.





Palgrave Macmillan Journals

Palgrave Macmillan offer a combined portfolio of over 70 peer-reviewed e-journals mainly in the following subjects: business and management, economics, education, information systems and technology, political science and international studies, social and cultural studies, urban design and architecture.


Policy Press

The Policy Press publishes four highly prestigious journals in the fields of public and social policy. Policy Press is a leading specialist social science publisher committed to journals that will have an impact on research, learning, policy and practice at an international level.


Project MUSE books

Project MUSE provides online access to book packages published during 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 copyright years.


Project MUSE journals

Project MUSE provides online access to 500 full-text journals and 15,000 full-text ebooks from 200 non-profit publishers in the humanities and social sciences.






Annual Reviews Annual Reviews publications operate as a high quality filter, prioritizing and synthesizing the primary research literature in 37 different disciplines for the Biomedical, Life, Physical and Social Sciences.





Royal College of Physicians

Full text access to Clinical Medicine, the journal of the Royal College of Physicians, London


Royal Society

Seven leading international journals from the Royal Society, the UK's national academy of science. Titles cover the whole of the biological and physical sciences, and include Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the longest-running continuously published journal in the world.


Royal Society of Chemistry

As this is an archive collection, publications are all over one year old. RSC Journals Archive Backfile containing all articles published by the RSC (and its forerunner societies) from 1841 to 2004





Sage Journals

SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets.


Springer eJournals

Springer covers a wide range of subjects which include: Architecture and Design, Behavioral Science, Biomedical and Life Sciences, Business and Economics, Chemistry and Materials Science, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Science, Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, Mathematics and Statistics, Medicine, Physics and Astronomy, and Professional and Applied Computing


Symposium Journals

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





Taylor & Francis Journals

Online Journals Over 1300 titles in the humanities, social sciences and applied sciences.


Taylor & Francis eBestseller Packages

The Taylor & Francis eBestseller Packages contains 1200 of their bestselling eBook titles from twelve key subject areas. See the content of each package by clicking the subject below.






University of California Press

Access to 8 Journals of the University of California Press


University of Chicago Press

The Journals Division publishes journals and serials in a wide range of disciplines, including several journals that were the first scholarly publications in their respective fields.







Virtual Library on Capacity Development

Free online full-text access of over 239 peer reviewed publications in Agriculture, Capacity Development, Climate Change, Education, Energy, Environment, Finance & Financial Sector Development, Food Security, Gender, Governance, Health , Information & Communication Technologies, Natural Resources Management and other Social Sciences.


University of Chicago Press

The Journals Division publishes journals and serials in a wide range of disciplines, including several journals that were the first scholarly publications in their respective fields.





Wiley Online Library - Humanities & Social Sciences)

Wiley Online Library is a leading international resource for scholarly content providing access to millions of articles across a wide range of journals. This package provides access to over 500 journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences.


Wiley Online Library STM

Wiley Online Library is a leading international resource for scientific, technical, medical and scholarly content providing access to millions of articles across a wide range of journals. This package provides access to over 800 journals in the Sciences, Technology and Medicine


World Bank (GDF)

World Bank global Development Database is an electronic data source on the external debt and financial flow of data.


World Bank eLibrary

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.


World Bank World Development Indicators (WDI)

An electronic data source on the global economy


World Bank Global Economic Monitor

Conceived by the World Bank team responsible for monitoring and reporting on day-to-day developments in the global economy, Global Economic Monitor is a "one-stop shop" portal for analysis of current economic trends, and economic and financial indicators


World Bank: Africa Development


Africa Development Indicators is the premier data source on the African economy. It contains over 1,400 indicators and time series from 1965 for 53 countries.