AfricaBib is a collection of Africana social science titles, presented in one easily accessible location on the internet. It is the culmination of over forty years of Africana research.

African Studies

Information about African Studies specific online resources that are Open Access so available to all researchers and agriculture specific online resources that are freely available to researchers in developing and emerging countries.

Bloomsbury Open

Offers selected research publications in the humanities and social sciences which are published on open content licenses . Subject areas include: politics, international development and sociology

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) is a discovery service for peer reviewed books published under an open access licence. 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 (DOAJ)

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) lists free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and languages

Directory of Open Access Resources (OpenDOAR)

The Directory of Open Access Resources (OpenDOAR) aims to provide a comprehensive and authoritative list of academic open access repositories for end-users who wish to find particular archives or who wish to break down repositories by locale, content or other measures. Users can search for repositories by the following regions: Africa, Asia, Australasia, Caribbean, Central America, Europe, North America, and South America

Dermatology online journal

The journal aims to meet reference and education needs of the international dermatological


 Electronic Journal of Biotechnology

An international scientific electronic journal which publishes papers from all areas related to Biotechnology. links to the world’s full text electronic journals, by subject or title, with searchable index


ERIC— Education Resources Information Centre

Institute of Education Sciences – a widely searched education database used by millions of researchers, students, faculty, librarians, and others

searching for education research.


Google Scholar

Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers,

Multi-disciplinary Science

The following is a list of links to and information about about multi-disciplinary Science e-resources. These resources are open access and freely available to all.

National Academies From the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council; links to free full-text of thousands of e-books, as well as journals, news articles and other publications.


NRC Press Journals – scientific full text journals from the National Research Council Canada


 One Proverb – Search in different languages such as Arabic, African and European.


HighWire Press

HighWire Press at Stanford University develops and maintains the web versions of important journals in biomedicine and other disciplines. A list of journals with free full-text articles online is available.

IMF eLibrary – provides powerful and convenient online access to the complete collection of authoritative global economic content published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Over 11,000 text publications and more than 1 million data series including statistics, papers and county reports.

Open Science Directory

The Open Science Directory has been developed by EBSCO and the Hasselt University Library based upon a request by marine information management. The goal is to create a global search tool for all open access and special programs journal titles. About 13,000 journals are now available in the Open Science Directory.

Social Sciences Directory

A multi-disciplinary open access journal that was set up to provide low-cost publishing opportunities and respond to changing user behaviour.

SciELO Scientific Electronic Library Online

The objective of the site is to implement an electronic virtual library, providing full access to a collection of serial titles (from Brazil, Cuba and Chile in a broad range of subjects languages ie Portuguese, Spanish and English), a collection of issues from individual serial titles, as well as to the full text of articles.​ 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).