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ABC Free Online Chemistry Journals

Access and download Free peer-viewed open-access chemistry Journals arranged alphabetically.

African Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health

It is a quarterly peer-reviewed and evidence-based journal for all midwives and nurses who wish to keep up-to-date with developments in Africa, in matters relating to midwifery and women's health. The journal provides clinical and professional articles and aims to advance skills, knowledge transfer and academic discussions in all aspects relating to midwifery practice and women's health matters in Africa.

African Journals Online (AJOL)

AJOL is the world's largest online collection of African-published, peer-reviewed scholarly journals. It provides free online hosting for over 500 peer-reviewed journals from 31 African countries, using open-source software. AJOL's partner journals cover the full range of academic disciplines with particularly strong sections on health, agriculture and African studies.

American Chemical Society (ACS) 

ACS Publications stands alongside Chemical Abstracts Services in supporting the American Chemical Society’s goal to be the most authoritative, comprehensive, and indispensable provider of chemistry-related information, in keeping with the ACS’s Vision of Improving People’s Lives Through the Transforming Power of Chemistry. Subjects covered: agricultural and food chemistry, natural products, environmental science, etc.

American Institute of Physics journals

AIP Citation offers online access to a robust collection of close to 1 million articles from leading Physical Sciences publications including journals, conference proceedings, standards, and magazines published by AIP Publishing and AIPP’s publishing partners.

ASM Journal of Virology

Journal of Virology (JVI) explores the nature of the viruses reporting important new discoveries and pointing to new directions in research of animals,
archaea, bacteria, fungi, plants, and protozoa.

American Physical Society

APS publications serve the international physics community with peer-reviewed research journals, news, and commentary about the latest research published in the Physical Review journals, news about and for members, information about physics and its place in the world, and blogs covering science policy, as well as fun and educational science news.

Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

The Society has grown steadily in membership and stature since its organization in 1929. A variety of fields related to sound are represented: Physics, Measurement Technologies, and Instrumentation, Nearly All Engineering Disciplines, including, • Electrical • Mechanical • Civil • Aeronautical
Robotics and Computer Sciences, Oceanography
Ocean Engineering, Underwater Propagation
Biology, Physiology, Psychology, Architecture (e.g., Concert Hall Design), Speech and Hearing, Music
Noise and Noise Control, Noise Effects, Animal Bioacoustics, Structural Acoustics and Vibration

Antiquity Open

Get access to quarterly reviews of World Archaeology whose archive goes back to 1927

Is an international and cross-disciplinary scholarly and scientific open access journal on the science of cultivating the soil, growing, harvesting crops, and raising livestock.


           American Journals

Is a broad-based publisher of peer-reviewed open access journals. Academic Journals currently publishes 111 open access journals covering art and humanities, engineering, medical science, social sciences, biological sciences, physical sciences, and agricultural sciences

Annual Reviews

Annual Reviews is a nonprofit publisher dedicated to synthesizing and integrating knowledge for the progress of science and the benefit of society. 

Subject Strengths: All subjects



BioOne Complete

BioOne provides a unique aggregation of high impact bioscience research journals featuring topics on global warming, stem cell research, ecological and biodiversity conservation. Subject Strengths biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.

BioMedCentral Journals

Open Access Publisher of High Impact peer-review journals in all subjects and BioMedicine

Bookboon e-books Bookboon is global eBook publisher which offers a wide range of over 900 textbooks for students and 600 eBooks for business professionals in 7 languages. They have free full-text e-books in Accounting, Economics & Finance, Engineering, IT & Programming, Languages, Marketing & Law, Natural Sciences, Statistics & Mathematics, Strategy & Management
British Institute of Radiology Journals BIR Publications is the publishing arm of the British Institute of Radiology (BIR), publishing books and journals covering all aspects of radiology, radiation oncology, medical physics and the underpinning sciences.


CABI Direct  CAB Direct is CABI’s online database platform, providing a single point of access to all of your CABI database subscriptions. CABI has worked with development partners from across academia and industry to develop the next generation of the CAB Direct platform.
Through CAB Direct you have access to:
• over 11.5 million bibliographic records over 350,000
• over 350,000 full text articles hosted by CABI
• many other authoritative reviews, news articles and reports
Cambridge University Press - Cambridge Journals Online They have full text of over 380 Cambridge University Press Online Journals in Political Science, Linguistics, Social Science, Humanities, Law, Mathematics, Science, Medicine


CARI Journals

Subjects covered: biological science, business and economics, development policy, engineering, medical and health science, physical science, social science 

Canadian Science Publishing (publisher of the NRC Research Press journals)


Full text of 20 online peer-reviewed journals in a broad range of scientific disciplines with back files dating back to 1996 in most cases. Subjects covered are: botany, cell biology, Chemistry, civil engineering, earth science, fisheries and aquatic sciences, forestry, microbiology, physics, sport science, and zoology

Cochrane Library The Cochrane Library is a collection of online searchable databases containing high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Cochrane Reviews represent the highest level of evidence on which to base clinical treatment decisions. In addition to Cochrane Reviews, The Cochrane Library provides other sources of reliable information, from other systematic reviews abstracts, technology assessments, economic evaluations and individual clinical trials all the current evidence in one single environment.


CORE aggregates all open access research outputs from repositories and journals worldwide and makes them available to the public. Thus, facilitating free unrestricted access to research for all.
Directory of Open Access Books DOAB has more than 750 free full-text e-books, all of which are in Open Access and meet academic standards covering all subjects and many languages.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

It is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. Subjects covered: science, technology, medicine, social science, and humanities




Ebrary academic complete offers access to more than fifty thousand electronic books in all subject areas.

EBSCO Host Research Databases This collection provides access to eight comprehensive EBSCOhost databases covering a variety of disciplines:
● Academic Search Premier ● Business Source Premier ● ERIC ● MasterFILE Premier ● Newspaper Source ● Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition ● Health Source: Consumer Edition ● MEDLINE

Edinburgh University Press

Publish books and journals in the humanities and social sciences. Subject strengths Archaeology, Architecture, Botany, Film, Media & Cultural Studies, History, Islamic Studies, Language & Linguistics, Law, Literary Studies, Philosophy, Politics, Religious Studies, Science & Social Science

Elgar Online

Subject Strengths: Business Management, Economics and Finance, Geography, Law, Public Policy & Politics, Social Policy & Sociology

Elsevier Open access journals

List of all A-Z articles in open access journals which are published by Elsevier have undergone peer review that is permanently free for everyone to read and download in different subjects

Emerald insight 

Manages a range of digital products, a portfolio of nearly 300 journals, more than 2,500 books on Education, Sociology, marketing, Human Resource, business disciplines, engineering, and materials science


ERIC Institute of Education Science Have access to Bibliographic records of education literature, plus a growing collection of full text resources

Encyclopedia Britannica

Developed specifically to provide comprehensive and global coverage of the world around us. It contains thousands of timely, relevant, and essential articles drawn from the Encyclopædia Britannica itself, as well as from the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, the Britannica Encyclopedia of World Religions, and Compton's by Britannica. Written by international experts and scholars, the articles in this collection reflect the standards that have been the hallmark of the leading English-language encyclopedia for over 240 years. 


Free Book Center This portal focuses primarily on academic material.  It has a keyword search tool and also a list of broad subject categories.  One of the principal categories is Medicine which is divided into a lengthy list of sub-categories.  Each entry notes the title, language format and many contain a one sentence summary plus the link to the PDF.

Free Books 4 Doctors

Free full-text textbooks on medical literature. Have unrestricted access to scientific knowledge.


Free-Ebooks.NET Discover all-new, rising authors. Independent writers offer both entertaining fiction/romance for your enjoyment and non-fiction to help you find info from self-help to biz growth.


Geological Society - The Lyell Collection Complete Launched in 2007 to celebrate 200 years of the Geological Society of London, the Lyell Collection is an online collection comprising of the Society’s journal titles, Special Publications and key book series - plus journals published on behalf of other societies. Cutting edge science sits alongside important historical material, all captured and presented to the highest electronic standards and benefiting from the extensive functionality of HighWire Press’ platform

Geological Society

Covers the geosciences e-resources. It shares the courtyard with the Royal Academy of Arts, the Royal Astronomical Society, the Society of Antiquaries of London, the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Linnean Society of London.
Google Books


Read Full text books online free. You can also save links/ Citation of books in your personal google account.




Hindawi publishes peer-reviewed, Open Access journals across many areas of science, technology, and medicine, as well as several areas of social science. Hindawi’s journals are indexed in the leading abstracting and indexing databases, including the Web of Science, Scopus, PubMed, INSPEC, Mathematical Reviews, and Chemical Abstracts.


HeinOnline's International Core package provides access to 300+ years of information on political development and the complete history of the creation of government and legal systems around the world. Among the many databases included, HeinOnline’s journal collection features more than 2,800 periodicals relating to a variety of subject areas, with all coverage dating from inception to the most currently published issues in most cases.

Subject Strength: Law

HST – The Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection (TBLSC)

 Subject Strength: agriculture & environment, biochemistry, cancer, cell biology, clinical medicine, disease     disorders & treatment, methods, immunology, metabolism & nutrition, microbiology, neuroscience, omics &   systems biology, pharmaceutical sciences, reproduction & development


International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Access to information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade, and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and so much more.


IEEE/IET Electronic Library Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, Computer Science; Architecture, Imaging Science& Photographic

IMF eLibrary The IMF is viewed as one of the world’s most authoritative sources for economic information, analysis and harmonized statistics.  IMF eLibrary provides comprehensive data and original analysis, with coverage of almost every economy in the world and a special focus on developing and emerging economies. They have more than 15,000 titles and one million data series; archival material to 1948.
Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) publishes 14 scholarly journals, including the flagship journals Management Science and Operations Research. They publish journals on these subjects: Operations Research, Management Science, Analytics, Operations Management, Information Systems, Decision Analysis, Research Theory, Marketing Research and Science, Computing and Information Technologies, Research Theory, Strategic Management, Mathematical Theory, Supply Chain Management, Science Research and Education

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IOPscience IOPscience is an online service for journal content published by IOP Publishing. IOPscience embraces innovative technologies to make it easier for researchers to access scientific, technical and medical content. IOP publishes more than 70 of the world's most prestigious journals in physics and related sciences


JSTOR JSTOR is a growing digital library of academic journals, books, and primary source objects. It helps students, scholars, and other individuals discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform. Subject areas include: Business, Economics, History, Political Science, Language & Literature, Art & Art History, Music, Mathematics & Statistics, Education, Area Studies, Life Sciences, and Ecology & Botany


Liverpool University Press

An award-winning academic publisher that produces approximately 75 books a year and 25 journals, specializing in literature, modern languages, history, and visual culture. Our journal collection highlights the breadth and scope of journals that complement each other in history, literature, language, cultural studies, religious studies, and planning.

Lexis Nexis Legal Library

Lexis library delivers thousands of trusted legal, tax and regulatory sources, such as: Butterworths, Halsbury's Laws, Tolley's, Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law and Civil Court Practice. Plus, Wide-ranging Primary sources material including all England Law Reports, Encyclopedia of forms and Precedents, Atkins Court Forms among others.

Mathematical Sciences Publishers (MSP)

They publish more than 17,000 high-quality pages per year at the lowest sustainable prices. Subject strengths: Mathematics

MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute) MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute) is an academic open-access publisher which publishes 150 diverse peer-reviewed, scientific, open access, electronic journals is all subjects. MDPI publishing activities are supported by more than 9,900 active scientists and academic editors on their journals' international editorial boards, including several Nobelists. More than 187,500 individual authors have already published with MDPI. receives more than 4.2 million monthly web page views.
Memorial University Libraries - Free EJournals Free E-journals on all research subject areas from different databases


Nature Publishing Group eJournals  It brings you leading scientific and medical research from across the globe. It publishes over 60 journals that are open access or offer open access options. These include Nature Communications, Scientific Reports, Frontiers, Scientific Data, and Horticulture Research. Subjects include: Chemistry, Clinical Practice & Research, Earth & Environment, Life sciences, and Physical sciences.

National Center for Biotechnology Information

NCBI bookshelf provides free online access to books and documents in Life Science and Healthcare.


OECD iLibrary OECD is the world's largest think-tank, renowned for its authoritative, internationally comparable statistics, analysis, and outlooks in Economics, Public Policy, Social Sciences and Environmental issues.
OMICS International OMICS International is a scientific organization that promotes open access for relevant scientific information and research findings. About 700 open access scientific journals are handled by more than 50000 editorial board members who belong to both academic and industrial circles in all aspects of Science, Engineering, Management and Technology journals.

Open Access for Africa

Open access for Africa is a search engine that filters your search to prioritize results from open access journals and databases in Nursing and Medicine. It offers an orientation on how to optimize online searching and provides links to free access journals and databases. Resources featured in this guide include journals with full-text access, free medical textbooks, free databases, best search strategies and information about partnering institutions in Africa.

OpenEdition Journals

Is a bundle of 175 journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences, published by university presses and small academic publishers.

Open Book Publishers Open Book Publishers offers online digital editions free of charge so that students, researchers and members of the public who cannot afford a printed edition can still have access to quality research. They publish monographs and textbooks in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Optical Society of America (OSA) They contain 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.

OUP - Oxford Journals

OUP offers access to 324 prestigious and authoritative journals published in collaboration with some of the world’s most influential and scholarly professional societies. The 2017 Oxford Journals Collection includes cited journals in the fields of Medicine, Life Sciences, Humanities, Law, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences.


Palgrave Macmillan eJournals

Palgrave Macmillan, one of the largest publishers of cutting-edge academic resources, publishing across all formats in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Business. Site license access is also available across over 60 peer-reviewed journals. Subjects covered by this database are: business and management, economics, education, information systems and technology, political science and international studies, social and cultural studies, urban design and architecture

Policy Press

Publishes over 120 peer-reviewed books each year and 7 journals in a wide range of print and digital editions for researchers, students, professionals, practitioners, politicians, policymakers and the informed general reader as well as for libraries and other institutions globally.

Project Muse Books 

Subject strength: area & ethics studies, art & pacific studies, art & architecture, creative writing, education, film theater & performance arts, history, language & linguistics, library science & publishing, literature, medicine & health, music, philosophy, religion, science technology & mathematics, social sciences, studies by time period and women’s studies gender & sexuality.

Project Gutenberg

It is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with a focus on older works. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.
Public Library of Science (PLOS) Is a non-profit offering public access to titles in science and medicine. Since 2003 they have published a variety of journals, including PLOS Biology and PLOS Medicine, which rival existing elite titles such as Science and Nature.


Reseach4Life (AGORA HINARI, AGORA, OARE, ARDI)  Research4Life has four main programs – HINARI, AGORA, OARE, ARDI – that provide research for free or at low cost to institutions in the developing world. Their central goal is achieving universal access to scientific, technical and medical research information and to foster a strong and independent research culture in the developing world – one that is fully integrated into the international research community with sustainable economic development and enhanced quality of life.
Royal Society - Royal Society Journals Online Contain ten leading international journals from the Royal Society, the UK's national academy of science. Titles cover biological and Mathematics, engineering and other physical sciences, Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary science and include Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the world's first science journal.
Royal Society of Chemistry - RSC Journals Archive The Royal Society of Chemistry is the world’s leading chemistry community, a not-for-profit organization with 170 years of history and a scientific publisher of high-impact journals and books. Subject Strengths Biology, Biophysics, Chemical Science, Materials, Medicinal Drug Discovery, and Physics 


Sage Journals


Has a portfolio of over 900 journals. Subject Strengths: Humanities, Social Sciences, Scientific, Technical and Medical 

Sage Research Methods


SAGE Research Methods links over 175,000 pages of SAGE’s renowned book, journal and reference content with truly advanced search and discovery tools. It is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty, and students with their research projects. SAGE contains content from over 720 books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks

Science Direct

ScienceDirect links books and journals to nurture deeper insights. Subject strengths, Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Agriculture, Biological Science, Medicine, Arts and Humanities, Business Management and Accounting, Decision Science, Economics, Psychology, and Social Science.

Scientific Reports


Scientific reports contains free open access journals on biological sciences, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Health Sciences, Agriculture, Forestry, water resources and Physical Sciences. One can also submit their manuscript for quick review and publishing

Scientific Research


Access to Open Access E-Resources, E-books in Biomedical & Life Sciences, Business & Economics, Chemistry & Materials Science, Computer Science & Communications

Science SuperCourse

It contains lecture slides in Public Health, Computer Engineering, Agriculture and Environmental Science that assist researchers in planning and analyzing their research efforts

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Journals


SIAM fosters the development of applied mathematical and computational methodologies needed in these various application areas. Applied mathematics in partnership with computational science is essential in solving many real-world problems. Through publications, research, and community, the mission of SIAM is to build cooperation between mathematics and the worlds of science and technology.

Springer eJournals


Springer is one of the leading international scientific publishing companies. Springer's e-journals cover a wide range of subjects within science, technology, medicine, the humanities, behavioral sciences, social sciences, and law.

Springer Nature

Springer Nature advances discovery by publishing robust and insightful research, supporting the development of new areas of knowledge, making ideas and information accessible around the world, and leading the way on open access.

Springer Open

Peer review articles in all subject areas in science, technology, medicine, the humanities, and social sciences

Swahili Forum


Swahili Forum provides a unique platform for research articles on Swahili language, literature as well as on Swahili-speaking cultures and societies in Eastern Africa and the diaspora. As a peer-reviewed open-access journal, Swahili Forum has an unequalled status in international Swahili Studies. Reviews of current research literature and occasional interviews with outstanding Swahili-speaking authors and intellectuals add to the articles on offer.


Taylor & Francis eBooks
Offers instant access to the world’s premier Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Built Environment, STM and Law content

Taylor & Francis Journals


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 


Teeal (The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library)


Economics, Social Science, Development; Entomology, Pest Control Environment, Ecology, Natural Resources, Fisheries, Aquatic Science; Food science, Nutrition; Forestry; Human Medicine, Physiology, Plant Science, Soil Science.You should create a free account to access this database.
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UCLA African Court Cases

Have access to Prof. Rick Abel's collection containing the research notes and files taken during his research during his visit to Kenya in the 1960s

University of California Press


Access to 33 Journals of the University of California Press

Subject strength: research, health, art & humanities

University of Chicago Press


The University of Chicago Press publishes nearly fifty scholarly journals, many on behalf of some of the world's most prestigious societies, and several that were the first scholarly publications in their respective fields. The journals present original research in the social sciences, humanities, education, and biological and physical sciences.

Virtual University of Uganda Open Access Library

Universal content


Wiley Online Library Full


Wiley Online Library is a leading international resource for scholarly content providing access to millions of articles across a wide range of journals. This package provides access to over 1,370 journals across all major academic disciplines i.e. Computer Science, Physics and Astronomy, Chemistry, Engineering, Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine & Nursing, Polymers and Materials Science, Business, Humanities, Social sciences

Wiley Open Access journals


Wiley Open Access journals are supported by a network of authoritative journals and societies as well as internationally renowned editorial board members. All research articles published in Wiley Open Access journals are immediately freely available to read, download and share. Wiley Open Access publishes a number of online journals across biological, chemical and health sciences.

World Bank e-library


The World Bank e-library is a value-added, subscription-based portal dedicated to all World Bank publications, research, and knowledge since the 1990s. It is specifically designed to meet the unique needs of researchers and librarians. It is used by the world’s top academic institutions, government agencies, central banks, national libraries, think tanks, NGOs, and IGOs. contains approximately 15,000 books, chapters, reports, journals, working papers, and case studies. Content in the e-library is carefully curated to meet the highest academic and editorial standards. Users of e-library are assured full and immediate access to all academic research and scholarship published by the World Bank – the majority made available through Creative Commons Attribution

Africa Development Indicators

The most detailed collection of data on Africa, containing over 1,600 indicators, covering 53 African countries and spanning the period 1961 to 2008. Data include social, economic, financial, natural resources, infrastructure, governance, partnership, and environmental indicators.

Development Indicators

The primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially-recognized international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available and includes national, regional and global estimates

Global Development Finance

Focuses on financial flows, trends in external debt, and other major financial indicators for developing countries. Includes over 200 time series indicators from 1970 to 2009, for most reporting countries.

Open Knowledge Repository

Through the OKR, The World Bank collects, disseminates, and permanently preserves its intellectual output in digital form with the aim of encouraging innovation and allow anyone in the world to use Bank knowledge to help improve the lives of those living in poverty.


Provides aggregation of over 5 million books and over 77 million articles.



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FindLaw for Legal Professionals 

 (Thompson Reuters)

 Includes case law, case summaries, statutes, legal search engine, legal news, RSS court updates, and practice information.

Government Publishing Office


  Access to official Federal Government publications, including authenticated PDF documents.

Guide to Law Online

(Law Library of Congress)

Annotated Portal containing selected links to the United States, Foreign, and International law resources, many offering primary, full-text legal materials.
Justia  Includes case law, statutes, regulations, articles, opinion summaries (newsletter), and limited access to Federal District Court dockets.

Legal Information Institute (LII)

(Cornell University Law School)

 Provides primary legal materials, legal encyclopedia, and the Supreme Court Bulletin

Public Library of Law


Includes case law, statutes, regulations, court rules, constitutions, and legal forms.
FreeBookCentre contains links to thousands of free online technical books. Which Include core computer science, networking, programming languages, Systems Programming books, Linux books and many more. You are welcome to follow the following links for the free books.
Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts, and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other websites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research


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MyloftMyLOFT stands for 'My Library On Fingertips'. It is an app for accessing, organizing and sharing digital content and e-resources subscribed by the library. It allows users to download content and save for offline reading.Read more

Remote-X Guide

This is a guide on how to access electronic books out of campus (off-campus)

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