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| A to Z list (Full Text Finder) |
Journal titles A-Z
| Academic Onefile - Please see Gale Academic OneFile ||Multidisciplinary|
| Academic Search Ultimate |
|Multidisciplinary, Case studies, Anthropology and Development studies, Engineering and Technology, Health and Medicine, Language and literature, Law, Mathematical sciences, Sociology, Zoology|
Journals, magazines covering astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law, literacy, mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology
| Access Engineering |
Formerly known as McGraw-Hill's Digital Engineering Library. OpenAthens
|Engineering and Technology, Chemistry, Dictionaries, E-Books, Encyclopaedias, Environmental and Energy science, Transport and Logistics|
E-book database derived from McGraw-Hill latest editions of print titles e.g. :
| Access Science ||Multidisciplinary, Dictionaries, E-Books, Encyclopaedias|
Online full text version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopaedia of Science and Technology.
| Access World News |
(via Newsbank) Open Athens
|Multidisciplinary, Language and literature, African research, Historical studies, News, Politics, Public management and Governance, South African research|
A news collection of global news which includes the following collections: World, South African Titles, Mail & Guardian (Johannesburg, South Africa), America’s News Magazines, Rand Daily Mail (1902-1985), Apartheid: Global Perspectives (1946-1996), FBIS Daily Reports (1974-1996) Part 2: Sub-Saharan Africa, African Newspapers Series 1-2 (1800-1922) (World Newspaper Archive) Coverage: Varied until the present day Full-Text
| Acland's Anatomy |
|Health and Medicine|
Acland’s Video Atlas of Human Anatomy contains nearly 330 videos of real human anatomic specimens in their natural colours
| ACMDL |
(Association of Computing Machinery Digital Library) OpenAthens
|Engineering and Technology, Information science and Knowledge managementInformation science and Knowledge management, Information technology, Physics and Astrophysics|
Journals, magazines, conference proceedings, transactions and newsletters on computer science and information technology
| ACS Publications |
(American Chemical Society Publications) OpenAthens
|Engineering and Technology, Health and Medicine, Chemistry, Environmental and Energy science, Physics and Astrophysics, Biochemistry|
Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biomedical, Chemical Engineering, etc. Coverage: vol. 1 to the present
| Africa-Wide Information |
(OpenAthens) Includes content from SA Studies, African Studies, NELM (National English Literary Museum) and African HealthLine.
|Multidisciplinary, Case studies, Anthropology and Development studies, Language and literature, African research, Politics, Public management and Governance, South African research, Communication and Media studies, Education, Religion and Theology, Social work, Theses and Dissertations|
Essential resource for African research, and information on and about Africa.
| African History and Culture, 1540-1921 |
Covers the history of Africa and its diverse people over nearly 400 years. More than 1,300 books, pamphlets, almanacs, broadsides and ephemera. Compiled by the curators of the extraordinary Afro-Americana Imprints collection
| African Journal Archive |
A Sabinet Gateway Project
|Multidisciplinary, South African research|
Repository of full-text journal articles published in Africa, in the field of the Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities
| African Mines Online |
(Password required, plse contact Infodesk: 011 559 2171)
|Engineering and Technology, News, Mining and Metallurgy|
A comprehensive information resource covering all mines across the African continent, mines under development and even exploration projects. The contact details, history, geology and outlook of the mines are also covered.
| African Newspapers, 1800 + (Readex) |
OpenAthens . Please view the description to see some of the SA Newspaper titles included.
|Multidisciplinary, African research, News, South African research|
This online collection was created in partnership with the Center for Research Libraries It provides access to more than 60 searchable African newspapers published in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It features English and other language titles and covers the issues and events that shaped the continent and its peoples from 1800+. Some of the SA newspaper titles included are: Sunday Times-1997- Business day- 1997- Sowetan-2006- Financial Mail-1997- Daily dispatch – 2004- The Herald- 2002- The Times- (2007-2017) Weekend Post- 2002
| African Research Online |
(via Brill Online Reference Works)
|Anthropology and Development studies, Language and literature, African research, Historical studies, Politics, Communication and Media studies, Geography|
Includes African Studies Companion Online and African Yearbook Online.
| African Writers series |
|Language and literature, Historical studies|
A literature archive of more than 250 key texts of postcolonial African writing covering all genres
| AIP Journals Online |
|Physics and Astrophysics|
AIP Publishing’s portfolio comprises 19 highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals, including the flagship journals Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, and The Journal of Chemical Physics, in addition to the AIP Conference Proceedings.
| AIS eLibrary (OpenAthens) |
(Associaton for Information Systems)
A central repository for research papers and journal articles from the information systems academic community.
| Al Manhal |
|Multidisciplinary, Anthropology and Development studies, Engineering and Technology, Law, Sociology, Communication and Media studies, Education, Religion and Theology, Art and Art design, Humanities, Philosophy, Business studies and Entrepreneurship, Banking, Economics and Econometrics, Science|
The leading Arabic electronic information provider of Arabic full text searchable databases of scholarly and scientific publications from the Middle East, Africa and Asia, including eBooks, eJournals, eTheses, intelligence reports and conference proceedings.
| AMED (Alternative Medicine) |
(OpenAthens) The Allied and Complimentary Medicine database
|Case studies, Health and Medicine|
European scope of alternative medicine, treatments and complementary medicine
| Analytical Abstracts ||Health and Medicine, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Mining and Metallurgy, Food technology|
Wide range of topic areas from materials science to food analysis, and from pharmacology to environmental monitoring.The searchable updates consist of article abstracts and details ofanalyte, matrix and technique. Updates can also be searched by subject area, chosen from a predefined list of topics
| Annee Philogique Bibliography of the classical world ||Language and literature, Historical studies, Religion and Theology|
Published by the Société Internationale de Bibliographie Classique. A specialized bibliographic database of scholarly works relating to all aspects of Ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. Abstracts of journal articles are provided in English, German, Spanish, French, or Italian
| Annual Reviews |
A collection of articles and chapters that critically analyse significant primary research and recent developments in a wide variety of subject areas. It provides reviews of topics and can be used to identify key writers in the field.
| AnthroSource |
|Anthropology and Development studies|
AnthroSource, a service from the AAA (American Anthropological Association), provides access to articles from all AAA publications and research across Anthropology. Coverage: Varies. Seamless access to JSTOR for older AAA material. Full Text
| APA PsycNET e-Books (American Psychological Association) |
|Health and Medicine, Sociology, E-Books, Education, Psychology|
E-book archive pertaining to Psychology and related disciplines. Encyclopaedias included. Thesaurus available for searching. Coverage: 2012-2013. Full text
| APA PsycARTICLES |
|Case studies, Psychology|
Covers all fields of Psychology.
| Apartheid: Global Perspectives 1946 - 1996 (via Newsbank) |
|Sociology, Historical studies, Politics, South African research|
Transcribed news broadcasts and publications on international reactions to Apartheid. No U.S. papers or broadcasts are included in this database
| Applied Science & Technology Source Ultimate |
On trial until 31 December 2022
|Engineering and Technology, Information technology, Science|
| APS Prola |
(American Physics Society Physical Review Online Archive) OpenAthens
|Physics and Astrophysics|
Full text coverage including archive from vol. 1 to present
| APSnet |
(American Phytopathological Society Network) OpenAthens
Innovative plant pathology research, and a diversity of online resources, e.g. journals, news, networks, research reports:
| Archives Unbound |
| Art & Architecture Archive Complete |
|Case studies, Art and Art design, Architecture|
| Art and Architecture Complete OpenAthens ||Communication and Media studies, Art and Art design, Architecture|
Covers more than 450 international art publications focused on a broad range of art topics, including advertising, archaeology, crafts, folk art, graphic arts, interior design, video, film, architecture and art history
| Arts & Humanities Citation Index (AHCI) |
|Multidisciplinary, Language and literature, Humanities|
Multidisciplinary index to Humanities and Literature Coverage: 1981 to the present (UJ subscription) with author abstracts from January 2000 Bibliographic and abstracts
| ARTstor Digital Library |
|Art and Art design|
Users must register to download images
| ASCE |
|Engineering and Technology, Real estate, Town and regional planning|
All disciplines of civil engineering.
| ASME Digital Collection |
|Engineering and Technology|
ASME Journals (26 titles)
| ASTM |
|Engineering and Technology, Standards|
Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering
| ATLA Religion Database |
(OpenAthens) American Theological and Library Association
|Case studies, Religion and Theology, Philosophy|
Covers the fields of Theology, Religion and Philosophy
| AVON: Academic Video Online |
A multidisciplinary video collection of more than 50,000 titles on worldwide issues.
| Bates Visual Guide to Physical Examination |
|Health and Medicine|
Bate’s Visual Guide To Physical Examination is scripted and reviewed by clinical experts and educators including Dr. Lynn S. Bickley, author of Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking. The database presents a step-by-step approach to patient, current examination techniques, and normal and abnormal findings. Areas covered include Chiropractic, Podiatry, Nursing, Emergency Medical Care, Homeopathy
| Biological and Agricultural Index |
|Zoology, Biochemistry, Food technology, Botany|
Articles, review articles, book reviews, reports, and special supplements on Agriculture, Biochemistry, Biology, Botany, Ecology, Zoology, Environment, Soil Science, Plant Pathology, etc.
| BioOne Complete |
|Zoology, Biochemistry, Food technology, Botany|
BioOne Complete is a database of more than 200 subscribed and open-access titles in the Biological, Ecological, and Environmental Sciences
| Bloomsberg Education Ebooks |
| Books@Ovid |
|Multidisciplinary, Health and Medicine|
Full-text coverage to a wide range of medical and other subjects’ e-books. The books can be browsed by title or subject and author. Keyword searches can also be performed
| Brill Climate change & Law collection |
Materials in the collection consist of original source, non-edited and non-redacted “grey literature” (non-peer reviewed) in English. It originates from a wide range of organizations in the public and private sector, institutions, and/or individuals, world-wide. It incorporates any discipline of law which addresses climate change, including corporate law, environmental law and human rights law.
| Brill Online Journals |
|Multidisciplinary, Law, Humanities|
Covers humanities, social sciences and international law
| Britannica E Books ||Multidisciplinary, E-Books, Encyclopaedias|
Britannica eBooks cover the entire curriculum, from language arts, math, science and social studies, to sports, music, art, and many other subjects, including Spanish and bilingual titles.
| BSI.BSOL Standards Online |
| Business Source Ultimate |
|Multidisciplinary, Case studies, Business studies and Entrepreneurship|
Peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business that spark discussion on future developments and changes in the business world.
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