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EBSCOhost

EBSCO is the leading provider of research databases, e-journal and e-package subscription management, book collection development and acquisition management, and a major provider of library technology, e-books and clinical decision solutions for universities, colleges, hospitals, corporations, government, K12 schools and public libraries worldwide.

For more than 70 years, we have partnered with our customers and other industry-leading organizations to improve research and outcomes through quality content and technology.

 

Emerald Insight

Emerald Publishing is one of the world’s leading digital-first publishers, commissioning, curating and showcasing research that can make a real difference. It works with thousands of universities and business schools across the world to share knowledge and provoke the kind of debate that leads to positive change. As a family business, Emerald is passionate about people and doing things differently.

 

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Sabinet

Sabinet Multidisciplinary – provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles that have been written in Africa or about Africa.

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JStor

Jstor is the multidisciplinary-consist of several databases, management information, newspaper clips, business information, and medical and education article.

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Pressreader 

Pressreader is the world’s largest aggregated full-content digital newsstand, allowing you to access more than 2,200+ newspapers and magazines from 97 countries in 54 languages.

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Taylor & Francis

 Taylor & Francis publishes quality peer-reviewed journals under the Routledge and Taylor & Francis imprints. On Taylor & Francis Online, you can browse by subject, drill down to journal level to find the aims, scope and editorial board for each individual title and benefit from saved searching functionality.

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ScienceDirect

ScienceDirect’s  Freedom Collection offers access to additional non-subscribed Elsevier journal content. The leading platform of peer-reviewed literature that helps you move your research forward.

Web of Science (Trial 01 to 30 November 2023)

The Web of Science is a bibliographic database of scholarly articles from 22,000 peer-reviewed journals worldwide. The platform consists of several literature search databases designed to support scientific and scholarly research. It provides tools for advanced search, citation analysis and bibliometrics. .

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.

OECD iLibrary also contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF).

SCOAP3

SCOAP3– Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics

SCOAP3 is a one-of-its-kind partnership of over three thousand libraries, key funding agencies and research centers in 44 countries and 3 intergovernmental organisations. Working with leading publishers, SCOAP3 has converted key journals in the field of High-Energy Physics to Open Access at no cost for authors. SCOAP3 centrally pays publishers for costs involved in providing Open Access, publishers, in turn, reduce subscription fees to all their customers, who can re-direct these funds to contribute to SCOAP3. Each country contributes in a way commensurate to its scientific output in the field. In addition, existing Open Access journals are also centrally supported, removing any existing financial barrier for authors.

Wiley

Wiley empowers researchers, learners, universities, and corporations to achieve their goals in an ever-changing world. For over 200 years, Wiley has been helping people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge required to succeed. It develops digital education, learning, assessments, and certification solutions to help universities, businesses, and individuals move between education and employment and achieve their ambitions. By partnering with learned societies, Wiley supports researchers to communicate discoveries that make a difference. Its online scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, books, and other digital content build on a 200-year heritage of quality publishing.

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ProQuest

ProQuest is committed to empowering researchers and librarians around the world. The company’s portfolio of assets – including content, technologies, and deep expertise – drives better research outcomes for users and greater efficiency for the libraries and organizations that serve them. This vast content allows serious research of virtually any research topic from multiple perspectives and across multiple formats. A precision search of the content is enabled through ProQuest’s renowned ability to structure data for simple access and discovery by students, scholars and information seekers of all kinds. These ProQuest technologies uncover the right content at the right time, while others streamline research routines with automated bibliographic support and document management, and by providing online platforms for any time, anyplace collaboration. For librarians, ProQuest is an essential partner in driving the transformation of their organizations, providing practical and increasingly interoperable Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for the acquisition, assessment, management and marketing of their information collections

 

Access Global NewsBank 2023

This ground-breaking online collection, Access Global NewsBank 2023 edition is designed to deliver broad and varied perspectives from sources across the globe. This resource supports research across a wide range of subject areas, including Political Science, Journalism, History, Environmental Studies, Sociology, Religion, Economics, Education, Business, Health, Social Sciences and more. It is the most comprehensive collection of its kind, with more than 7,500 global news sources covering over 200 countries and territories.

World Newspaper Archive: African Newspapers Series 1: 1800 – 1922

This groundbreaking online collection provides more than 60 searchable African newspapers published in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring English- and foreign-language titles from Angola, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe, African newspapers offers unparalleled coverage of the issues and events that shaped the continent and its peoples between 1800 and 1922.