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OPAC

Online Public Access Catalog is the online database of all the materials available in Judith Thomas Library.

Users may search the catalog by titles, authors, or subjects to locate books and other published materials relevant for their research.

For access, kindly follow this link: opac.aua.ac.ke 

 

E-Resources

IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
The IEEE Xplore Digital Library contains nearly 4 million documents from IEEE and IEEE journals, transactions, magazines, letters, conference proceedings, and active IEEE standards.
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/home.jsp

Research 4 Life
Research4Life is a public-private partnership of the WHO, FAO, UNEP, WIPO, Cornell and Yale Universities, the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers and up to 185 international scientific publishers.
Offers access to up to 77,000 peer-reviewed international scientific journals, books, and databases publications through Research4Life.

HINARI (Access to Research in Health Programme) - 2002
Managed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in partnership with Yale University Library and up to 170 publishers.
Provides access to up to 14,000 journals (in 30 different languages), up to 56,000 e-books, and up to 120 other information resources.
Access Link: http://www.who.int/hinari/en/

AGORA (Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture) - 2003
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 8,200 key journals and up to 22,000 books to more than 3,100 institutions in more than 115 countries.
Access Link: http://www.fao.org/agora/en/

OARE (Online Access to Research in the Environment)- 2006
Managed by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in partnership with Yale University and up to 80 publishers.
OARE provides more than 3,000 institutions access to up to 10,000 journals, up to 22,000 e-books, and up to 55 other information resources
Access Link: http://oare.oaresciences.org/content/en/journals.php

ARDI (Access to Research for Development and Innovation)- 2009
ARDI is coordinated by the World Intellectual Property Organization together with its partners in the publishing industry with the aim to promote the integration of developing and least developed countries into the global knowledge economy, allowing them to more fully realize their creative and innovative potential.
ARDI provides up to 7,800 journals, up to 21,000 e-books, and up to 25 other information resources.
Access Link: http://ardi.wipo.int

EBSCO Host
http://search.ebscohost.com// : Offers access to a collection databases of journals in Health, Business, Social Sciences, and Religion among other subjects

Emerald Group Publishing Ltd
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/ : A global publisher that manages a portfolio of over 290 journals and 2000 book titles in areas of Business, Management, Marketing, Information Sciences, and Computer Science.

JSTOR
http://www.jstor.org : An archive of thousands of academic journals in fields of Education, History, humanities, social sciences, Art and Art History, Language and Literature among others.

World Bank e-library
http://elibrary.worldbank.org/ : A collection of online books, reports/working papers, journals and other documents of social and economic development provided by the World Bank.

OECD
http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/ : Offers periodicals, Books, Working Papers and statistics in areas of Economics, Public Policy, Social Sciences and Environmental issues.

Springer
link.springer.com/ : Offers access to journals, books and publications in Public Health, Biomedical Sciences, Business and Management, Computer Science, Life Sciences, Medicine, Philosophy, Computer Science, and Education & Language.

Annual Reviews
http://arjournals.annualreviews.org/ : Publications in Economics, Biomedical, Physical and Social Sciences.

Project MUSE
http://muse.jhu.edu : Provides access to full-text journals and ebooks in areas of Religion, Philosophy, Education, Technology, Medicine and Health, Social Sciences among others.

Gale Databases
http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/adventistuni: Offers content in Health, Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science and Technology.

Africa
African Digital Library
http://www.africaeducation.org/adl/ : Provides digitized full text resources to learners in Africa, thereby contributing to the revitalization of education and lifelong learning on the continent and alleviation of digital divide.

African Journal Archive
http://www.sabinet.co.za/?page=african-journal-archive : A digitization project of full-text journal articles published in Africa, in the Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities, providing access to a multi-disciplinary, multi-country digital archive of Africa’s research and cultural heritage contained in its journal literature.

Bible
Bible Gateway
http://www.biblegateway.com/ : Enables the search the Bible in variuous languages including English, German, Swedish, Latin, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Tagalog, and Norwegian.

Bible Commentaries Online
http://bible.christiansunite.com/commentary.shtml : Offers explanations and interpretations of Bible verses using an online Bible commentary.

New Testament Gateway
http://www.ntgateway.com/ : A web directory of internet resources on the New Testament.

Christianity
American Religion Data Archives
http://www.thearda.com/ : The ARDA provides free access to the most authoritative religion statistics, data and church membership reports from around the world

Christian Classics Ethereal Library
http://www.ccel.org/ : This is a library that aims at building up the church by making classic Christian writings available and promoting their use.

Research in Ministry
http://rim.atla.com/scripts/starfinder.exe/0 : RIM indexes and Abstracts projects and theses of Doctor of Ministry (DMin), Doctor of Missiology (DMiss) and Doctor of Educational Ministry (DEdMin) from schools accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS)

Project Wittenberg
http://www.iclnet.org/pub/resources/text/wittenberg/ : This is an electronic text initiative which converts to electronic form the writings of Martin Luther and Other Lutherans.

Education
ERIC (Education Resource Information Center)
http://www.eric.ed.gov/ : ERIC is the world's largest digital library of education literature. It contains mostly peer-reviewed education journals articles and other education-related materials.

General
Internet Public Library, ipl2
Ipl2 is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment. To date, thousands of students and volunteer library and information science professionals have been involved in answering reference questions for our Ask an ipl2 Librarian service and in designing, building, creating and maintaining the ipl2's collections. It is through the efforts of these students and volunteers that the ipl2 continues to thrive to this day.

PubMed
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/ : Comprises more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

General - Books
Online Books
onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu : A listing over 1 million free books on the Web.

Open Text Books
http://www.opentextbook.org/ : A Registry of textbooks and related materials free for anyone to use, reuse and redistribute. It is an initiative designed to promote direct teaching/learning opportunities. You can participate as a student by signing up for a course or as a teacher by designing and running a course.

Project Gutenberg
http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page : Enables users to download free eBooks for kindle, android, ipad, nook, epub or read online without any registration requirement.

General Newspapers
World Newspaper Archive
http://newspaperarchive.com/ : A newspaper Archive From 1607 to Present.

General Periodicals
Directory of Open Access Journals, DOAJ
http://www.doaj.org/ A website with categorized, searchable links to free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

Electronic Journals Library
http://rzblx1.uni-regensburg.de/ezeit/fl.phtml?bibid=AAAAA&colors=1&lang=en : Offers a list of full text journals categorized by subject and by title.

Global Ethics Library
http://www.globethics.net/ : Offers access to a large number of resources on ethics, especially through its leading global digital ethics library and facilitates collaborative web-based research, conferences, online publishing and information sharing.

Highwire Articles and Abstracts
http://highwire.stanford.edu/lists/freeart.dtl : HighWire Press is the largest archive of free full-text science journals and articles on Earth as of 5/15/13!

Open J-Gate
http://openj-gate.org/ : Open Access Initiative is a new paradigm in scholarly publishing whose aim is to promote models that ensure free and unrestricted access to scholarly & research journals. It offers seamless access millions of journals.

Missiology
Global Missiology
http://www.globalmissiology.org/ : Global Missiology is a quarterly publication of contributions from international researchers, practitioners and scholars who have a global perspective.

Mislinks
http://www.mislinks.org/ : Offers links to Web-based resources for missionaries, pastors, teachers, researchers, students, and agencies.

Missiology.org
http://www.missiology.org/ : Provides resources for missions’ education.

Network for Strategic Missions
www.strategicnetwork.org : Provides resources for missions.

Seventh-day Adventism
Seventh-day Adventist Periodical Index
Contains complete list of Indexed periodicals and links to full or partial text, Periodical Index Information, Andrews University Library Catalog Main Page, and information on how to obtain photocopies of articles.

Adventist Digital Library
http://adventistdigitallibrary.org/ : This is a collection of online material that is of interest to Seventh-day Adventists.

 

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