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 EZProxy service which will enable Library users to access the subscribed e-resources also outside the campus network.

The Directory of Open Access Resources (OpenDOAR) aims to provide a comprehensive and authoritative list of academic open access repositories for end-users who wish to find particular archives or who wish to break down repositories by locale, content or other measures. Users can search for repositories by the following regions: Africa, Asia, Australasia, Caribbean, Central America, Europe, North America, and South America.
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Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Free
Duke University Press is an academic publisher that provide online access to books and scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences. It is also recognized for its mathematics journals
Subject area: Humanities, Mathematics, Social sciences
Content: E-Books, Journals
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
EBSCOhost is an impressive online reference system that offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from the most important information providers.Eight databases are accessed by researchers at any time wherever they are via EBSCOhost. The databases are:Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, EBSCO CMMC, ERIC, Health Source: Consumer Edition , Health Source: Nursing & Academic, Masterfile Premier, Medline, Newspaper Source.
Subject area: Business economics, Humanities, Medicine and health, Social sciences
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Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
Edinburgh University Press publishes over journals across a range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. These journals are available free of charge, in electronic format to countries classified as ‘low income’ in the World Bank Country Classification.
Subject area: Humanities, Social sciences
Content: Journals
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Free
Emerald Publishing was founded in 1967 to champion new ideas that would advance the research and practice of business and management. Today, they continue to nurture fresh thinking in applied fields where they feel they can make a real difference, now also including health and social care, education and engineering. Emerald manages a portfolio of over 300 journals, more than 2,500 books and over 1,500 teaching cases.
Subject area: Economy, Business economics, Economics, Engineering
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
The Lyell Collection represents one of the largest integrated collections of online Earth science literature available. Bringing together key journals, special Publications and Society book series on a single electronic platform.
Subject area: Earth sciences
Content: E-Books, Journals
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
Central portal to search and locate Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) from universities around the world. Exciting new service launched by The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) in July 2015. Once researchers have located the ETDs of interest, they are able to access the original documents from the originating institutions.
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Subscribed / Free: Free
HSTalks provides access to world class lectures by leading authorities from around the globe, in one online resource - wherever, whenever and as often as is wanted. The collection is an ideal resource to embed within Biomedical & life sciences and business & management.
Subject area: Business economics, Medicine and health
Content: Online lectures
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
Access to a collection of Biomedicine and life sciences.
Subject area: Medicine and health
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Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
IEEE publishes the leading journals, transactions, letters, and magazines in electrical engineering, computing, biotechnology, telecommunications, power and energy, and dozens of other technologies. Almost all of these publications are available electronically through the IEEE Xplore® digital library.
Subject area: Computer science, Engineering
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Digital Library is a global repository of science, engineering and technology focused content produced by the world’s leading international scientific organisation. IET digital library covers electrical and electronic engineering, telecommunications, computing, power, control, radar, circuits, materials, life sciences related research, IT.
Subject area: Medicine and health, Technology, Computer science, Engineering
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Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
The IMF is viewed as one of the world’s most authoritative sources for economic information, analysis and harmonized statistics. IMF eLibrary provides comprehensive data and original analysis, with coverage of almost every economy in the world and a special focus on developing and emerging economies. It covers economic data, monetary policy, financial stability, economic development, forecasts and outlooks, poverty reduction.
Subject area: Economy, Statistics
Content: Data sets
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
INFORMS publishes scholarly journals, including the flagship journals Management Science and Operations Research. INFORMS will lead in the development, dissemination and implementation of knowledge, basic and applied research and technologies in operations research, analytics, the management sciences, and related methods of improving operational processes, decision-making, and management.
Subject area: Economy
Content: Journals
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
The International Forestry Review is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal that publishes original research and review papers on forest policy, forest management and forestry.
Subject area: Agriculture
Content: Journals
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
IOP Publishing provides a range of journals, ebooks, magazines, websites and services that enable researchers and research organisations to reach the widest possible audience for their research. We combine the culture of a learned society with global reach and highly efficient and effective publishing systems and processes.
Subject area: Science
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed
JSTOR is a growing digital library of academic journals, books, and primary source objects JSTOR helps students, scholars, and other individuals discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform.
Subject area: Economy, Business economics, Art, architecture, design, History, Language and languages, Music, film, theatre, dance, Medicine and health, Earth sciences, Environmental sciences and sustainable development, Mathematics, Pedagogy, Political science, Statistics
Content: E-Books, Journals
Full text: No
Subscribed / Free: Subscribed