OPAC and E-Resources



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

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

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 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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Offers access to a collection database of journals in Health, Business, Social Sciences, and Religion among other subjects

Emerald Group Publishing Ltd
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.

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
A collection of online books, reports/working papers, journals and other documents of social and economic development provided by the World Bank.

Offers periodicals, Books, Working Papers and statistics in areas of Economics, Public Policy, Social Sciences and Environmental issues.

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
Publications in Economics, Biomedical, Physical and Social Sciences.

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

Gale Databases
Offers content in Health, Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science and Technology.



African Digital Library
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 the digital divide.

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 Gateway
Enables the search the Bible in various languages including English, German, Swedish, Latin, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Tagalog, and Norwegian.

Bible Commentaries Online
Offers explanations and interpretations of Bible verses using an online Bible commentary.

New Testament Gateway
A web directory of internet resources on the New Testament.



American Religion Data Archives
The ARDA provides free access to the most authoritative religion statistics, data and church membership reports from around the world

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

Research in Ministry
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
This is an electronic text initiative which converts to electronic form the writings of Martin Luther and Other Lutherans.


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

The Journal of Adventist Education (JAE)
The official Website for The Journal of Adventist Education, an award-winning professional journal for Christian teachers and others interested in Christian Education. Each issue of the Journal features informational and practical articles on a variety of topics relating to Christian education. Occasional theme issues also deal with practical applications of Christian education, the integration of faith and learning in the classroom, and training for school board members and trustees.


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.

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 websites.


General - Books
Online Books
A listing of over 1 million free books on the Web.

Open Text Books
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
Enables users to download free eBooks for kindAndroidroid, iPad, nook, epub or read online without any registration requirement.


General Newspapers
World Newspaper Archive
A newspaper Archive From 1607 to Present.


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

Electronic Journals Library
Offers a list of full-text journals categorized by subject and by title.

Global Ethics Library
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
HighWire Press is the largest archive of free full-text science journals and articles on Earth as of 5/15/13!

Open J-Gate
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.


Global Missiology
Global Missiology is a quarterly publication of contributions from international researchers, practitioners and scholars who have a global perspective.

Offers links to Web-based resources for missionaries, pastors, teachers, researchers, students, and agencies.

Provides resources for missions’ education.

Network for Strategic Missions
Provides resources for medical missions.


Seventh-day Adventism
Seventh-day Adventist Periodical Index
Contains a 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
This is a collection of online material that is of interest to Seventh-day Adventists.

Ministry Magazine 
Ministry, International Journal for Pastors, has been published monthly by the Seventh-day Adventist church since 1928. Seventh-day Adventist pastors and ministers around the globe constitute the publication's main readership although many clergy of other communities of faith also receives the magazine.

Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists 
Directed by and based at the General Conference Office of Archives, Statistics, and Research (ASTR), the Encylopedia of Seventh-day Adventists (ESDA) is a valuable resource for academicians and researchers, which aims at completing approximately 8,500 articles with accompanying photographs, media, and original documents.


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