Database Name Subject Strengths
 

It defines a framework for bringing together scientific and socio-economic information for the African community, including scientists, researchers, academics, students, economists a including Open Access literature, scientific and socio-economic commercial databases, online journals and other resources. The federated search will provide a one stop access to knowledge of different types ranging from bibliographic data, statistical data, events and news, etc. and, policy-makers
 

 

 

Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages

Subject strengths: Agriculture & Rural Development, Health, Aid Effectiveness, Infrastructure, Climate Change, Labor & Social Protection, Economic Policy & External Debt, Poverty, Education, Private Sector, Energy & Mining, Public Sector, Environment, Science & Technology, Financial Sector, Social Development, Gender; and Urban Development.
 

 

 

IFRA has built up a press review of East African newspapers since the late 1970’s. The collection has more
than 50,000 press cuttings classified thematically by National and international politics, economy and agriculture

 

 

This site makes public government data accessible to the people of Kenya. High quality national census data, government expenditure, parliamentary proceedings and public service locations are just a taste of what’s to come. The information here is key to improving transparency, unlocking social and economic value, and building Government in Kenya.

 

 

Publications by the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA).

This executive brief is a synthesis of key findings and recommendations from a multi country analytical study by UN Women on child marriage in Africa covering ten countries selected due to their comparatively higher prevalence of child marriage in the continent and globally.

Open Access Databases:

Database Name Subject Strengths
African Health OER Network

 

Health Education Resources
Africa Information Ethics

 

Information Ethics Resources
CAB Direct

 

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. It contains the following datasets: Aquaculture Compendium Animal Health & Production Compendium Crop Protection Compendium Forestry Compendium
Data World Bank Subject strengths: Agriculture & Rural Development, Health, Aid Effectiveness, Infrastructure, Climate Change, Labor & Social Protection, Economic Policy & External Debt, Poverty, Education, Private Sector, Energy & Mining, Public Sector, Environment, Science & Technology, Financial Sector, Social Development, Gender; and Urban Development.
Directory of Open Access Books The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) is a discovery service for peer reviewed books published under an open access license. DOAB provides a searchable index to the information about these books, with links to the full texts of the publications at the publisher’s website or repository.
Directory of Open Access Journals Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages.
CORE CORE is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. The directory lists repositories and allows breakdown and selection by a variety of criteria – see the Find page – which can also be viewed as statistical charts.
ERIC

 

Bibliographic records of education literature, plus a growing collection of full text resources
ESRI e-books.
This list of resources is provided by ESRI. The resources provide useful information in Geographic Information Systems. Most of the materials are in PDF format that can be downloaded.
Free Book Center
Contains links to thousands of free online technical books. Which include core Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Electronics, and Medical books.
Google Books

 

Millions of multidisciplinary great books to review
Google Public Data Explorer

 

Public Data Directory
HiWire Stanford University HighWire Press is the largest collection of free full-text online articles on Science
 
Memorial University Libraries Free E-journals on all research subject areas from different databases.
National Academies Press Multidisciplinary e-books available.
National Center for Biotechnology Information NCBI bookshelf provides free online access to books and documents in Life Science and Healthcare
POPLINE

 

POPLINE subjects include: Adolescent Reproductive Health; Family Planning Methods; Family Planning Programs; Gender; Health Communication; HIV / AIDS; Maternal and Child Health; Population Dynamics; Population Law and Policy; Population, Health, and Environment; Reproductive Health; and Sexually Transmitted Infections.
Project Gutenberg

 

Project Gutenberg provides access to a wide range of multi-disciplinary e-books.
Royallite Global Journals Royallite global is an international academic publishing business which deals in books and journals. We operate in five countries in the world. We render services to professional bodies, academic institutions and commercial market through information and communication interchange. Apart from publishing we train on research and publishing across all networks.
Science Supercourse Library This is one of the largest and comprehensive collections of Research Methods. It represents a one stop Library to answer your Research Methods questions.
The Stata Journal

 

Statistics Journals
 
World Wide Science WorldWideScience.org is a global science gateway, providing one-stop searching of over 90 national and international scientific databases and portals from more than 70 countries. Users can search and translate 400 million pages of science and technology information. Resources available via WorldWideScience include DOAJ and all the Journals Online projects (JOLs)
OECD iLibrary OECD i-Library is the global knowledge base for OECD’s data and analysis. It is the online library of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data.
RUFORUM Knowledge Repository RUFORUM is an African Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM). It is a consortium of 66 African universities operating within 26 countries spanning the African continent.
MSD MANUALS for Health Information Explore MSD MANUALS which are one of the world’s most widely used medical information resources. The Manuals contain one of the best current medical information accessible to health care professionals and patients.

 

NRC Research Press
Botany, cell biology, chemistry, civil engineering, earth science, fisheries and aquatic sciences, forestry, microbiology, physics, sport science, zoology
OARE Biotechnology, botany, climate change, ecology, energy, environmental chemistry, environmental economics, environmental engineering and planning, environmental law and policy, environmental toxicology and pollution, geography, geology, hydrology, meteorology, oceanography, urban planning, zoology
OSA 15 Optics and photonics journals published by OSA, conference papers, and selected OSA meeting content, including Advances in Optics and Photonics (AOP), new in 2009.The Optical Society of America brings together optics and photonics scientists, engineers, educators, technicians and business leaders.
Oxford Biological Sciences, Medicine, Public Health and Epidemiology, Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, Economics, Business and Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Computing and Physics
Pharmaceutical Journal The Pharmaceutical Journal is the leading database for health professionals and offers the following publications;
The Pharmaceutical Journal-a weekly journal of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, provides information on the latest advances in the various branches of pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical science.
-Clinical Pharmacist – covers issues of direct relevance to hospital pharmacists, primary care pharmacists and leading-edge community practitioners
-Tomorrow’s Pharmacist – gives insight into the realities of a career in the pharmaceutical sciences.
Royal Society of Chemistry Biology, Biophysics, Chemical Science, Materials, Medicinal Drug Discovery and Physics high-impact journals and books
SAGE Research methods Find resources to answer your research methods and statistics questions at SAGE ResearchMethods. SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO) is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. SRMO links researchers to content from books, book chapters, journals, reference books, and videos.
Explore methods and concepts to help you design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct your research, and write up your findings. SRMO focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across all disciplines.
SAGE Subject Strengths: Humanities, Social Sciences, Scientific, Technical and Medical
ScienceDirect Subject Strengths: Physical Sciences and Engineering, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities.
Springer Subject Strengths: Behavioral Sciences, Biomedical and Life Sciences, Business and Economics, Chemistry and Material Sciences, Computer Sciences, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics and Astronomy.
Taylor & Francis Information Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, Language & Literature, Law, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health, Museum, Heritage Studies & Visual Arts, Physical Sciences, Reference & Information Science, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sports, Leisure, Travel & Tourism and Urban Studies

 

PUBLICATIONS

Database name Subject strength
Capstone Publishers Medical Textbooks in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

 

 

 

EAC Documents & Publications The links provides access to Documents and Publications generated within EAC.

 

 

 

UNESCO Publications Education; Natural Sciences; Social & Human Sciences; Cultural Sciences; Communication & Information; Climate Change; Biodiversity Initiative; Culture of Peace & Non-Violence; Dialogue among Civilizations; Education for Sustainable development; Foresight and Anticipation; Gender Equality; HIV and AIDS; ICT in Education; Africa Least Developed Countries; Post-Conflict and Post-Disaster Responses; Science Education; Small Island Developing States Youth

 

Kenya Past and Present Publications
This site allows you to search Kenya’s past and present publications. Type Kenya past and present under keyword field.

 

EAC Documents & Publications The links provides access to Documents and Publications generated within EAC.