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Access to online Library resources is managed either via WAM or via OpenAthens. If it is via OpenAthens there will be a note next to the Database title in the Database list below.
- WAM Access to Online Library Services/Resources (Online databases, “My UJLink”, UJoogle, Electronic Course Reserves and Interlibrary Loans)
- Use your UJ Email password and your UJ username (Staff) or UJ student number (Campus Option) OR
- Use the current Library Option (i.e. Surname, UJ ID & Library PIN)
- OpenAthens Access to Online Resources (such as online Databases, UJoogle)
Access online Library services by using your UJ username (Staff) or UJ student number and your UJ Email password.
For more information on access using OpenAthens, visit this OpenAthens Guide.
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| MANTIS |
Available on campus only, password required, please contact the Infodesk 011 559 2171
|Health and Medicine|
Health care disciplines not significantly represented in the major biomedical databases. Alternative /Natural Therapy e.g.: Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Herbal medicine, Homeopathy, Neuropathy etc.
Coverage: 1800 to the present
| Marketline |
|Case studies, Business studies and Entrepreneurship, Economics and Econometrics|
International business information on markets including company, industry and country profiles with statistics
| MasterFILE Premier |
|Multidisciplinary, Case studies, E-Books|
General reference publications including journals, e-books, primary source documents and images
| MathScinet |
(American Mathematical Society) OpenAthens
|Case studies, Mathematical sciences, E-Books|
Access to mathematical sciences literature including:
| McGregor BFA (now known as INET BFA)please see INET BFA ||Economics and Econometrics, Financial sciences|
| MEDLINE |
(National Library of Medicine) OpenAthens
|Case studies, Health and Medicine|
Medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, etc. Included are also citations from 9 authoritative medical indexes
| Middle East and North Africa: Global Perspectives, 1958-1994 ||News, Politics|
Translated journals, newspapers, scientific reports, and radio and television broadcasts from 19 countries in North Africa and the Middle East covering cultural, economic and political developments within the regions.
| MLA Directory of Periodicals |
Modern Language Association OpenAthens
|Language and literature, Directories|
List of Periodicals indexed by MLA (Modern Language Association) to compile their MLA International Bibliography
| MLA International Bibliography |
Modern Language Association OpenAthens
|Case studies, Language and literature|
Modern Language Association. Covers Literature, Linguistics and Folklore – a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations
| Natural Medicines |
|Health and Medicine|
Evidence-based information on Natural Medicines. Sections include safety, efficacy, adverse effects, precautions, contraindications, pregnancy and lactation data, overdosing, mega-dosing, and potential interactions with foods, herbs, supplements, drugs and diagnostic tests/labs.
| Nature |
| Newspaper Source |
Cover-to-cover full text of U.S. and international newspapers, television and radio news transcripts
| Nexis Uni |
(formerly LexisNexis Academic) OpenAthens
|Engineering and Technology, Law, Management, Economics and Econometrics, Accounting|
Subjects covered: International content on Law, Accounting, Economics, Management, Journalism and Engineering
| NEXUS |
(National Research Foundation)
|Multidisciplinary, South African research, Theses and Dissertations, Research tool|
South African research projects registered with the NRF, including theses and dissertations (current and completed)
| Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Women - Transnational Networks |
|Multidisciplinary, Anthropology and Development studies, Sociology, Historical studies, Politics, Religion and Theology, Humanities|
This database covers issues of gender and class through a transnational perspective. Sources from the USA and other regions are the focus.
| OCLC |
(Online Catalog of the Library of Congress) Username & Password requiredAvailable to library staff only
|Multidisciplinary, E-Books, Theses and Dissertations|
Includes a wide variety of electronic resources in a number of different formats and collections e.g.:
| OECD iLibrary |
(Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development) OpenAthens
|Multidisciplinary, Anthropology and Development studies, Sociology, E-Books, Economics and Econometrics|
Scholarly journals, working papers, multilingual summaries, e-books, statistical databases and MS Excel tables focusing on economic and social issues
| OECD Statistics |
OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development) statistics across multiple subject fields.
| Osiris |
(Limited to 5 simultaneous users) OpenAthens
|Management, Economics and Econometrics, Financial sciences|
A fully integrated public company database. Financial information on 66,000 listed and major unlisted/delisted companies worldwide (42,000 are non-US companies). Full ownership data of companies included.
| Overdrive |
Overdrive contains a large collection of electronic and audiobooks for leisure reading. Selected titles purchased.
| Oxford Art Online |
|Art and Art design|
| Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought ||Language and literature, Encyclopaedias, African research, Religion and Theology, Philosophy|
All forms of African discourse, e.g. Philosophy, Political thought, Religion, Literature and important Social movements derived from the African experience are covered.
| Oxford English Dictionary |
Online Oxford English Dictionary
| Oxford Journals Online |
Oxford Journals Online features the content of highly cited journals in the fields of Medicine, Life sciences, Humanities, Law, Physical and Social sciences
| PAIS Index + Archive |
(OpenAthens) Public Affairs Information Service
|Case studies, Health and Medicine, Historical studies, Politics, Public management and Governance, Education, Religion and Theology, Economics and Econometrics|
Public affairs, public and social policies, international relations
| Palgrave MacMillan Journals Online ||Multidisciplinary|
This is a publisher’s database with access to more than 70 peer-reviewed journals published by the group
| Parasitology |
|Health and Medicine, Zoology, Biochemistry|
The Parasitology database covers parasitology in its broadest sense, encompassing helminthology, protozoology, medical and veterinary entomology and mycology
| Patents: Esp@ceNet |
(via Engineering Village)
| Pharos Dictionaries Online ||Language and literature, Dictionaries|
This is a collection of general and subject dictionaries with a focus on English, Afrikaans and African Languages. Technical dictionaries are also searchable.
| Philosopher's Index |
|Case studies, Philosophy|
This international database covers all major fields of philosophy. It provides access to more than 220 full-text journals. It also contains the complete backfile of The Journal of Philosophy with no embargo.
| PILOTS Database |
(Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)
|Health and Medicine, Psychology|
Post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health sequelae of traumatic events
| Political Risk Yearbook (Country reports) |
See Business Source Complete and Political Science Complete
|Politics, Economics and Econometrics, Financial sciences|
Annually updated country reports.
| Political Science Complete |
|Case studies, Sociology, Politics, Public management and Governance, Philosophy|
Includes Political Risk Yearbook.
| Pop Culture Collection |
|Case studies, Sociology, Historical studies, Communication and Media studies|
Useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.
| PressReader |
The world’s largest online newspaper website, providing access to over 2 200 international, national and regional newspapers and magazines from 97 countries in 54 languages in full colour, full page format.
| Property24 |
Previously known as SAPTG. First time users - please email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up your access details.
|South African research, Real estate, Economics and Econometrics|
| ProQuest Black Studies Center |
|Sociology, Historical studies|
Black Studies Centre consists of scholarly journals, commissioned overview essays by top scholars in Black Studies, historic indexes, and the full-text of The Chicago Defender newspaper from 1910-1975 & Historical Magazines from 1987- current.
| ProQuest Business Collection |
|Case studies, Business studies and Entrepreneurship, Management, Banking, Economics and Econometrics, Financial sciences, Accounting|
Based on ABI/INFORM Complete, includes speciality business subject resources:
| ProQuest Central |
|Multidisciplinary, Case studies, Health and Medicine, Language and literature, Sociology, Historical studies, News, Politics, Education, Religion and Theology, Humanities, Philosophy, Business studies and Entrepreneurship|
A collection of databases that provides information on all subject areas.
| ProQuest Dissertations & Theses |
|Multidisciplinary, Theses and Dissertations|
Theses & Dissertations worldwide
| ProQuest Ebook Central |
(OpenAthens ) COVID-19: Helping libraries around the world. Free Unlimited Access for Your Existing Ebook Central Holdings.
| Proquest Literature Online |
|Language and literature|
Contains information about authors from the 8th century onwards, has full text access to 350 000 works of poetry, drama and prose, and also to reference works, biographies and student guides. Part of this database consists of ABELL, the Annual bibliography of English Language and Literature for finding interpretations and criticism on authors and their work as well as on English linguistics.
| ProQuest Sociology collection |
|Anthropology and Development studies, Sociology, Politics, Social work, Humanities|
Provides access to abstracts, indexing and full-text coverage of international literature in sociology and social services, along with related fields, as well as Sociological Abstracts, which in turn includes Social Services Abstracts.”
| Psychology Collection |
|Case studies, Health and Medicine, Psychology|
Provides access to academic journals and magazines that cover the study of emotions, personality, and the human mind.
| PsycInfo |
|Case studies, Psychology|
American Psychological Association’s (APA) renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations.
| Rand Daily Mail |
(via Newsbank) OpenAthens
|Multidisciplinary, Language and literature, Historical studies, News, Politics|
Rand Daily Mail Newspaper content from its inception to its final edition.
| Reaxys |
| RefWorks |
A research tool that helps to create bibliographies and/or format papers with in-text citations and a bibliography in the style of your choice.
| Regional Business News |
Incorporates more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Included in this database are Arizona Business, Business North Carolina, Crain’s New York Business (and other Crain Communications editions), Des Moines Business Record, Enterprise Salt Lake City, Fort Worth Business Press, Orange County Business Journal, Westchester County Business Journal, etc.
| Religion and Philosophy Collection |
|Case studies, Religion and Theology, Philosophy|
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions.
Total: 261 items