Electronic Resources

Law Resources

UTAMU has access to the following electronic law resources.

Academic and peer-reviewed journals, publications and databases on law and social sciences. GOALI offers access to up to 16,000 resources, including books and peer-reviewed journals from 70 publishers, and the offering keeps growing.


Covering back issues in law including criminology and criminal justice dating as far back as 1910 (journals) and recent text books too.


Database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation.

OECD Legal Instruments

The Compendium of OECD Legal Instruments provides the text of all the legal instruments adopted in the framework of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), as well as related information including the list of OECD Members and non-OECD Members having adhered to them (the Adherents).

African Legal Information Institute

AfricanLII is a programme of the Democratic Governance and Rights Unit at the Department of Public Law, University of Cape Town. The institute helps individuals, organizations, and governments build and maintain sustainable access to law portals, and reach the people of Africa and beyond.

Digital Content

Access anytime, anywhere

Links to thousands of free online technical books. Which Includes core Computer science, networking, programming languages, systems programming books, Business, Law, Engineering, among others. Go ahead and check it out.


Covering various subjects – including sciences and arts/humanities.


A quick search for books or journal articles.


Your gateway to academic open access content in all disciplines. Check it out for your research need!

Google Scholar

For all your academic research needs.

Search Specific Databases

Electronic Books
Edward Elgar Online

Covers Business Management, Development Studies, Economics & Finance, Innovation & Technology, Law, Politics & Public Policy, Sustainable, Development Goals, Urban & Regional Studies.

Directory of Open Access Books

Directory of Open Access Books is a joint service of OAPEN, OpenEdition, CNRS and Aix-Marseille Université, provided by DOAB Foundation.


More than 4000 open access books and 7 open access journals of technology, economic and management, medical sciences.

Free Tech Books

Covers free textbooks in Computer Science plus lecture notes.

Electronic Journals
Directory of Open access journals

Directory of Open access journals.


Providing access to more than 12 million journal articles, books, images, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. Jstor is a good source for back issues, check it out!


Open access journals covering various disciplines.

MDPI Journals

Covers over 223 journal titles in the natural and social sciences, check it out.

OpenEdition Freemium

Open edition covers digital resources in the humanities and social sciences mainly in English and French among other languages. Please choose the language of your choice while on this platform. Subjects range from arts and humanities, to education, social work, linguistics, management, e.t.c

Science Publishing Group (Science PG)

Open access journals and books in the sciences including economics, management and other sciences.

Social Science Research Network - SSRN

Covering over 50 disciplines including applied and life sciences. About 800,000 papers are available.

Science Direct Open

Covers about 900 books and journals in science and technology.


Provides access to 1,721,117 scholarly articles in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science plus economics.

Scientific Research

Covers various disciplines in the sciences and arts.

Taylor and Francis Open

Thousands of articles in various academic disciplines. Remember to select the open option in your output on your left.

Research for life databases

Home of HINARI, ARDI, OARE AGORA and much more…(Please ask for login details if you are off campus)

Springer Open

Over 200 journals covering both humanities and life sciences.

Thesis / Dissertations
Ethos – Electronic Thesis Online Service

Search over 500,000 doctoral theses from various universities within the United Kingdom covering various subjects.

Other Reference Databases
ILO STAT – International Labor Organization

Covers labor statistics globally and surveys.

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Beall's List

Beall's List of Potential Predatory Journals and Publishers.