Databases and e-resources

In order to enhance the quality of teaching, learning, research and innovation the Library of University of Rwanda has subscribed to a wide variety of Online Full text Journals and Databases as well as curates a list of high quality free resources. The library will eventually use an EZProxy service which will enable the users to access the subscribed e-resources also outside the campus network.

If you are on UR campus try out our new LibHub discovery tool. Note this is only available on UR campus network.

The Official Gazette of the Republic of Rwanda is found trough the website of Primer Ministry, Republic of Rwanda.
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Subscribed / Free: Free
Apart from conference papers, and selected meeting content, OSA publishes journals on Optics and Photonics. The Optical Society of America brings together optics and photonics scientists, engineers, educators, technicians and business leaders.
Subject area: Physics, Engineering
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
The American National Biography Online (ANB) connects students and researchers to concise biographies targeting the famed as well as the obscure. Through a partnership with the Smithsonian, hundreds of iconic portraits from the National Portrait Gallery are available exclusively for subscribed users.
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Content: Photos
Full text: No
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
Written by specialist authors, Oxford DNB biographies introduce users to the people behind British history’s great events-from the ancient Greek explorer Pytheas to Princess Diana, and from the founding fathers of America to the Nawabs of Bengal.
Subject area: History
Content: Dictionaries
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
Oxford Art Online is the gateway to multiple trusted online art reference resources that serve students, scholars, curators, and collectors alike. It is anchored by two major resources with complementary strengths—Grove Art and Benezit. Subscribers to both can cross-search them simultaneously.
Subject area: History
Content: E-Books
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
More articles on people and places, instruments and techniques, genres and styles.
Subject area: Music, film, theatre, dance
Content: Journals
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
As well as offering broad coverage and regular updating, the International Law in Domestic Courts (ILDC) enhances case reports with high quality analysis and commentary provided by an extensive team of distinguished editors. It brings together decisions on public international law from international courts and tribunals, domestic courts and ad hoc tribunals.
Subject area: International law
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Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation.
Subject area: History, Language and languages
Content: Dictionaries
Full text: No
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) is a vast and rapidly expanding research library, providing quick and easy access to high quality academic works. OSO covers subjects across social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.
Subject area: Law, Medicine and health, Science, Social sciences
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Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
OUP - Oxford Journals offers access to prestigious and authoritative journals published in collaboration with some of the world’s most influential and scholarly professional societies. Oxford Journals Collection includes cited journals in the fields of Medicine, Life Sciences, Humanities, Law, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences.
Subject area: Humanities, Law, Medicine and health, Science, Social sciences
Content: Journals
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
Oxford Biblical Studies Online is specifically designed to provide students with a full range of authoritative content and tools for the study of the Bible and biblical history. It covers more searchable images and maps, a glossary of terms, and interactive timelines.
Subject area: Religion
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
The Policy Press is a leading international publisher of high quality books and journals across a wide range of social science - Policy & Politics, Evidence & Policy, the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, Voluntary Sector Review, Families, Relationships and Societies and journal Critical and Radical Social Work.
Subject area: Humanities, Social sciences, International relations, Political science, Sociology
Content: E-Books, Journals
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
Project MUSE provides online access to book packages published during 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 copyright years.
Subject area: Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, architecture, design, Ethnology, History, Language and languages, Literature, Music, film, theatre, dance, Philosophy, history of ideas, Religion
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Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
Project MUSE provides online access to full-text journals from non-profit publishers in the humanities and social sciences.
Subject area: Language and languages, Literature, Music, film, theatre, dance, Philosophy, history of ideas, Religion, Medicine and health, Mathematics, Sociology
Content: Journals
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
Research4Life is the collective name for four programmes (HINARI, AGORA, OARE and ARDI) that provide developing countries with free or low cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content online. HINARI: Health Online access to the major journals in biomedical and related social sciences to local, not-for-profit institutions in developing countries. AGORA: Agriculture Access to an outstanding digital library collection in the fields of food, agriculture, environmental science and related social sciences. OARE: Environmental Science Access to one of the world's largest collections of environmental science research. ARDI: Technology and Innovation Access to scolarly literature from diverse fields of science and technology.
Subject area: Economy, Humanities, Law, Medicine and health, Science, Social sciences, Technology
Content: E-Books, Journals
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
The Royal Society have extensive collections open to researchers and members of the public. Titles cover the whole of the biological and physical sciences, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary science, Mathematics, engineering and other physical sciences and include Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the world's first science journal.
Subject area: Philosophy, history of ideas, Biology, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering
Content: Journals
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed