List of e-ressources available in the Library of PIASS
These Electronic resources have been made available by Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences (PIASS)’s Library in collaboration with World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Research4Life, Globethics and University of Bamberg Library.
- WIPO: To access WIPO click on the following link: https://www.wipo.int/portal/en/index.html
- Research for Life or Research4Life
Details of the resource at: http://www.research4life.org/
Since 2004, the four Research4Life programmes – Research in Health (HINARI), Research in Agriculture (AGORA), Research in the Environment (OARE) and Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI), Research in Law or Legal (GOALI) – have given people at more than 6000 institutions in over 100 countries and territories in the developing world free or low cost access to peer-reviewed international scientific journals, books and databases provided by the world’s leading science publishers.
Up to 100.000 resources available through Research4Life
Research4Life now provides access to up to 100.000 resources! The amount of scholarly and professional content available has grown to a up to 22,500 peer-reviewed journals, up to 80,000 academic books and up to 120 other resources, such as databases and reference works.
Research4Life is focusing on subject areas that have not featured strongly in the collections, such as technology, engineering, chemistry and mathematics. They offer new types of resources, extending the range of tools and reference materials which can add value to the core collection of primary research publication
For example, to have access to HINARI resources you have to click on the following link : http://www.who.int/hinari/fr/index.html
Click on login.
In the reserved place, type any the key word related to your research
AGORA : Enabling the developing world to access agriculture research
OARE: Enabling the developing world to access environment research
ARDI : Research for Innovation and technology
HINARI : Enabling the developing world to access health research
GOALI : Enabling the developing world to access legal research
The largest online digital library on applied ethics and theology for free contemning millions of documents and specially curated content. To access it click on the following link: https://www.globethics.net/library/home
Are available 3,000+ Open access repositories harvested, 75+ Thematic and institutional Collections and 4,000,000+ Full-text academic documents
- University of Bamberg
E-Resources from Bamberg University are available at: https://www.uni-bamberg.de/en/ub/publishing/open-access-publishing/open-access-magazines/
5. Directory of Open Access Journals(DOAJ). The Directory of Open Access Journals offers a comprehensive list of open access magazines including Scholarly Content Open Access Journals list of open access magazines where are accessed 13,769 Journals, 10,833 searchable at Article level, and 4,294,080 Articles. You can get documents for education, development studies and theology. To get access to open access journals through DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) on the following link:www.doaj.org
6 . Public Library of Science – www.plos.org
7. African Journals OnLine (AJOL) – www.ajol.org
It is largest online library of peer-reviewed African published scholarly journals. The African Journal Archive is a retrospective open access journal service that preserves and makes available African journal literature dating as far back as 1906, originating from a wide base of publishers and societies on the African continent.
https://www.ajol.info/ III. Open Access African Journals
8 . Thesis and Dissertations e-Repositories
The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD), www.ndltd.org
http://ethos.bl.uk/ (over 475,000 doctoral theses)
9 . Publications from institutions
UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme
World Bank Research and Publications – https://www.worldbank.org/en/research
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Publications – http://www.fao.org/publications/en/
ILRI: The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) – www.ilri.org
It works for better lives through livestock in developing countries.
10. PIASS library OPAC
To access library OPAC Huye click on the following link : http://huyelibrary.piass.ac.rw/pmb/opac_css/
To access library OPAC Karongi click on the following link: http://karongilibrary.piass.ac.rw/pmb428/pmb/opac_css/
You can search any information using Google on the following link: https: https://www.google.com/
12. Google Scholar
On Google Scholar you will find scholarly literature: E-books, articles, thesis, …. in all domains on the following link: