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African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF)offers fast, well-structured and unified interface to access free full-text copies on capacity development produced and published by ACBF, its networks and partners. KRC's collections comprise books, occasional papers, working papers, reports, development memoirs, lesson notes, conference papers etc. Other online reference sources accessible via the Knowledge Resource Corner include several databases, gateways, portals, e-journals, e-books and e-news.

 AGORA The AGORA programme, set up by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) together with major publishers, enables developing countries to gain access to an outstanding digital library collection in the fields of food, agriculture, environmental science and related social sciences. AGORA provides a collection of up to 6,100 key journals and 5,800 books to 2,900 institutions in more than 100 countries. AGORA is designed to enhance the scholarship of the many thousands of students, faculty and researchers in agriculture and life sciences in the developing world. AGORA is one of the four programmes that make up Research4Life: AGORA, HINARI, OARE and ARDI”. 

AOSIS Library explore our extensive collection of open access books and journals here. Search by title, keyword, or scholarly discipline to find the latest research in your field.


BAIFA Open Access Resources   The BA aims to be a center of learning and leading institution of the digital age, with special regional focuses, among which is Africa which is aimed at promoting research and enhancing the role of information services to support development. 

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Information for Africa (BAIFA) (Free) Is an information service which aims at advancing African research by providing quality e-services. The databse provides eligible researchers with free accounts to fully access Elsevier's Science Direct & Scopus databases.

Bioline International provides free access to quality research journals on health, biodiversity, environment, conservation and international development, published in developing countries.

BioMed Central provides free access to 213 peer-reviewed open access journals which includes general titles such as BMC Biology and BMC Medicine alongside specialist journals that focuses on particular discipline such as Bioinformatics, malaria journal etc.

Bookboon (Free e-books) is a Multidicplinary free e-books database covering areas of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Engineering, IT & Programming, Languages, Marketing & Law, Natural Sciences, Statistics & Mathematics, and Strategy and Management.


Cambridge Core is available to libraries worldwide under a number of attractive and flexible models, ensuring instant access to the best research available.

Cambridge Dictionaries Online


Dimension provides access to a free scholarly database including research articles, books, chapters awarded grants, patents, clinical trials, and policy documents.

Directory of Open Access Journals offers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB), (e-books) provides full text access to books from different subject areas for free. This service is provided by the OAPEN foundation, which is an international initiative dedicated to Open Access monograph publishing, based at the National library in the Hague. The primary purpose of DOAB is to increase discoverability of open access books and thus academic publishers are invited to provide meta data of their open access books to DOAB.

Ebooks Collection (EBSCO)(ebooks) Provides full text access to books available through EBSCO Host publishing.

EBSCO Business Source Premier provides fulltext for more than 7,400 scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for nearly 1,100 peer reviewed business publications. For off-campus access go to

EBSCO Communication Source offers full text for over 200 titles and contains citation coverage for additional sources in the fields od communication and mass media studies. For off-campus access go to

EBSCO ERIC provides full text of more than 2,200 digest along with reference for additional information and citation and abstracts from over 1000 educational and education -related journals. For off-campus access go to

EBSCO GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, governmental and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewabe energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384, 000 records as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records. For off-campus access go to

EBSCO Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 300 full tetxt, consumer health periodicals. For off campus campus access go to

EBSCO Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition is a trusted full-text database covering nursing and allied health topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law and more. For off-campus access go to

EBSCOHost provides access to multidisciplinary databases covering different subject areas such as Science, Technology and Social Sciences .

EBSCO MasterFILE Premier is a multidisciplinary database that provides full text for nearly 2,050 general reference publications with full text information dataing as back as 1975. For off-campus access go to

EBSCO MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. For off- campus access go to

EBSCO Newspaper Sources provides selected full text for 25 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, as well as full text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text for more than 200 regional (U.S.) newspapers. For off campus access go to

EBSCO Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the Unites States. For off-campus access go to

Education Database (ProQuest). Education Database supports the study and application of education across all levels of education, including early childhood education, primary and secondary education, and higher education. The database supports global study and research, including thousands of full-text journals, dissertations and other relevant sources.

Emerald provides world class full-text articles that covers topics like business, management, economics, finance, marketing, etc. The Emerald Case studies and Back Files are also accessible. For off-campus access go to



Free Medical Journals: The free medical journal was created to promote the free availability of full text medical journals on the internet.



H3Africa is the world's leading source of information and expertise on funding news, funding opportunities and sponsorship / funder information for African institutions. It provides postgraduate students, academics, researchers and research managers in all disciplines with comprehensive, up-to-date information on agencies, personalities, funding trends and funding opportunities worldwide. Note: Please register (free) on the site to start using it.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO) provides more than 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. For off-campus access go to

Highwire (Free) A leading ePublishing platform, HighWire Press partners with independent scholarly publishers, societies, associations, and university presses to facilitate the digital dissemination of more than 3000 journals, books, reference works, and proceedings. HighWire also offers a complete manuscript submission, tracking, peer review, and publishing system for journal editors, Bench>Press. HighWire provides outstanding technology and support services, and fosters a dynamic and innovative community, enhancing the strengths of each of its members.


IEEE Xplore Digital Library provides access to almost a third of the world's current electrical engineering and computer science literature. For off-campus access go to

International Science and Technology Journal of Namibia (ISTJN) is a free peer reviewed research  and commentary in pure, applied and allied sciences and technology published by the faculty of Science , University of Namibia.  The journal focuses on disciplines such as mathematics, statistics and econometrics as well as biology,  chemistry , physics, public health, medicine, education, mining, geology, computing, food, agriculture and engineering. 


Journal of the University of Namibia Language Centre (JULACE) is an international , scholarly , open-access, peer reviewed bi-annual publication. The journal aims at providing a publishingavenue especially for emerging academics, researchers and scholars in the fields of language, linguistics and related disciplines such as translation, literary and other cultural studies such as films. \

JoVE is the world-leading producer and provider of science videos with the mission to improve scientific research and education. Millions of scientists, educators and students at thousands of universities, colleges, hospitals and biopharmaceutical companies worldwide use JoVE for their research, teaching and learning.

JSTOR: The Scholarly Journal Archive JSTOR offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. For off-campus access go to




MedKnow is an open access publisher that publishes and provides free access to 148 peer reviewed scholarly journals online on science, technology and medicine.

MSD Manuals is a comprehensive medical information source covering thousands of topics in all fields of medicine.


NamibLII  NamibLII publishes the law of Namibia for free access to all. We are a member of the international free access to law movement. Read, use, and share the law freely.

National Academies Press (NAP), (e-books)publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health. They offer more than 4,000 titles in PDF format. Most of these PDFs can be downloaded for free by the chapter or the entire book.

NUST Library Search search for all databases available at NUST library here.

NUST Library Online Journals is the gateway to all the online, full-text, journals that the NUST Library subscribes to. For off-campus access go to


OMICS Open Access Journals provides freely available access to research articles published by OMICS

Open Access Theses and Dissertations : OATD aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes 6,553,267 theses and dissertations.


Project Gutenberg (e-books) offers over 36,000 free ebooks to download to your PC, Kindle, iPad, iPhone, Android or other portable device.

ProQuest ABI/Inform Trade and Industry  includes in-depth coverage of companies, products, executives, trends and other topics. With ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry users can study and compare specific trades and industries, including telecommunications, computing, transportation, construction, petrochemicals and many others. For off-campus access go to

ProQuest Career & Training Education Database is the definitive source for vocational information. The database includes nearly 600 titles, with more than 500 available in full text for quick access to research on virtually any technical topic. For off-campus access go to

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text works written prior to 1997. For off-campus access go to

ProQuest Ebook Central (e-books) is an instant digital library with more than 85 124 multidisciplinary book titles and powerful research capabilities.

ProQuest Education Database supports the study and application of education across all levels of education, including early childhood education, primary and secondary education, and higher education. The database supports global study and research, including thousands of full-text journals, dissertations and other relevant sources. For off-camppus access go to

ProQuest Medical Database is a comprehensive collection of journals covering clinical and biomedical literature. For off-campus access go to

ProQuest Science & Technology provides access to thousands of current periodicals and newspapers, many updated daily and containing full-text articles from 1986. Subject coverage includes computers, engineering, physics, telecommunications, transportation, agriculture and social sciences.  For more information on how to use the database go to the Quick Reference Guide. For off-campus access go to

ProQuest Social Science Database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, communication, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work, and sociology. For off-campus access go to

PubMed comprises more than 35 million citation for biomedical literature from Medline, life science journals and online books. Citations may include links to full text content from PubMed Central and Publishers Website. 


Research4life  provides institutions in low-and middle income countries with online access to academic and professiona; peer-reviewed content. We aim to improve teaching and policymaking in health, agriculture, the environment and other life, physical and social sciences

Royal Society of Chemistry Is an open access platform that contain books, journals and databases on chemistry sciences.


Science Direct  is a leading multi-Disciplinary database providing access to more than 2500 full-text peer reviwed scientific journal articles and more than 5087 book titles. The "Advances in Genetics Series is also accessible through this link". For off-campus access go to

Scientific Electronic Library Online (SCIELO) SA, is South Africa’s premier open-access (free to access and free to publish) searchable full-text journal database in service of the South African research community. The database covers a selected collection of peer-reviewed South African scholarly journals and forms an integral part of the SciELO Brazil project.

Scholarpedia is a free peer-reviewed open-access encyclopedia written by scholars from all around the world. Articles are up-to-date and dynamic since they are subject to an ongoing process of improvement moderated by their curators.

ScieELO provides open access to peer reviewed Journals in Scientific Subject areas.

SCOPUS The largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, features smart tools to track, analyze and visualise research. For off-campus access go to

Southern African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII), collects and publishes legal materials from Southern and Eastern Africa for free online access. Its current collection includes superior court judgments from Botswana, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Springer Provides researchers with access to scientific journals in different disciplines. For off-campus access go to

Springer Nature eBooks Provides access to a complete impactful and recent e-books in the following disciplines, Biomedical and Life Science, Chemistry and Materials Science, Computer Sciences, Earth and Environmental Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics, Medicine, Professional and Applied Computing, Energy, Business Management, Economics and Finance, Literature, Cultural and Media Studies, Social Sciences, Law and Criminology. 


Taylor & Francis provides full text access to over 2500 journal titles, delivering crucial research in the field of Social science, Humanities, Science, Technology, and Medicine.

The Namibian Journal of Environment is an online scientific journal that is now in its sixth year of publication. It has been supported by NCE since its inception and creates a platform for interested parties from all walks of life to submit contributions to be considered for publication.

The Journal for Studies in Humanities and Social Science (JSHSS) is a peer reviewed publication of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Namibia. The journal concerntrates on researches and critical analyses of issues of sociology, psychology, language, rhetoric , linguistics, literature, visual and performing arts and politics. 

Trove Austrialia (e-books) allows your to search books, audio books, theses, conference items and pamphlets. Some full text is included.




Welwitschia International Journal of Agricultural Sciences (WIJAS) publishes original and review papers , surveys, experiments, case studies , technical reports, viewpoints , book reviews, notes, commentaries and news in various agriculture and natural resources disciplines. 

Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal created to share scientific research from the school of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Science, University of Witswatersrand, Johanesburgh, and from the Clinical Medicine Departments in other institution in South Africa and international. 

World Bank Data makes the World Development Indicators, Global Development Finance, Africa Development Indicators and Global Economic Monitor freely accessible.

World Bank Open Knowledge Repository is the World Bank's official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products.

World Public Library (e-books) collection shelves more than 2,000,000+ PDF free eBooks in 100+ languages. The World Public Library contains 125 of the finest eBook and eDocument collections published on the Internet today.

Vocational Studies Complete  via EBSCOhost contains more thsan 1,700 full-text journals as well as more than 200 full-text books. This database was designed specifically for the research needs of two -year colleges , and provides comprehensive coverage of the most relevant association program level content. Vocational Studies Complete offers information from many sources that are unique to this database . 

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