Individual Databases


African Digital Library  A collection of free-books accessible to any person in Africa

AGORA ( Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture)  Provides free or low cost access to major scientific journals in Agriculture and related Biological, Environmental and Social sciences

AJOL (African Journals Online)  Provides free hosting for over 380 peer-reviewed journals in various academic disciplines from 29 African Countries with particularly strong sections on health and agriculture

ARDI (Access to Research in Development and Innovation) Provides access to nearly 10,000 online major scientific and technical journals, books and reference works for patent offices, academic and research institutions

Core Historical Literature of Agriculture (CHLA)  A full-text electronic collection of agricultural texts published between the early nineteenth century and the middle to late twentieth century covering agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, animal science, crops and their protection, food science, forestry, human nutrition, rural sociology, and soil science

DOAJ  (Directory of Open Access Journals)  A directory that provides access to over 4,000 open access journals, freely available on the Web

EBSCOhost  It offers a broad range of full text and bibliographic databases designed for research. Our subscription include: Academic Search Complete and some ebooks.

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)  This is an online digital library of education research and information. It provides access to educational literature and resources. It contains more than a million records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents.

The ERIC Collection, begun in 1966, contains records for a variety of publication types, including: journal articles, books, research syntheses, conference papers, technical reports, dissertations, policy papers, and other education-related materials

FAO Catalogue Online  This is an on-line catalogue of FAO publications since 1945; it contains mostly books and serials

HINARI (Health Inter Network Access to Research Initiative) Provides access to one of the world's largest collections of biomedical and health literature. Up to 13,000 journals (in 30 different languages) and 29,000 e-books

JSTOR (Journal Storage Project)  Provides access to high-quality interdisciplinary content to support scholarship and teaching

National Academic Press (NAP)  It contains published reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council

OARE (Online Access to Research in the Environment) It enables developing countries to gain free access to one of the world's largest collections of environmental science literature

Science Direct and Scopus This is A full-text scientific database covering various subjects in the sciences, humanities, management, environments, etc.

Scribd  The world's largest digital library where people can publish, discover, and read books and documents of all kinds on the web or any mobile device

The Nigerian Virtual Library  A collection of online books, journals, films, videos and maps useful for teaching, research, and learning in tertiary institutions

UN Official Documents and Bibliographic Databases  This is a collection of UN publications in various formats

World Bank e-Library  It contains the World Bank's subscription-based collection of books, reports, journals, and working papers