Electronic Resources

Quick Search

Access anytime, anywhere

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

Google Scholar

For all your academic journal searches.


A quick search for books or journal articles.


Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier. (This includes, audio, video, textbooks, interactive simulations. e.t.c)

Semantic Scholar

A free AI I-powered research tool for scientific literature. Search 218,961,514 papers from all fields of science.

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.

Free Tech Books

Covers free textbooks in Computer Science plus lecture notes.


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


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.

Electronic Journals

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.

Directory of Open Access Journals

Directory of Open access journals.


Open access journals covering various disciplines.


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!

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

Research for life databases

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

Science Direct Open

Covers about 900 books and journals in science and technology.

Science Publishing Group (Science PG)

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

Scientific Research

Covers various disciplines in the sciences and arts.

Social Science Research Network - SSRN

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

Springer Open

Over 200 journals covering both humanities and life sciences.

Taylor and Francis Open

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

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.

Be ware
Beall's List

Beall's List of Potential Predatory Journals and Publishers.