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E-library

List of e-journals 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 Bamberg University.  
 
1. WIPO: To access WIPO click on the following link: https://www.wipo.int/portal/en/index.html
 
2. 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
3. Globethics
https://www.globethics.net/
The largest online digital library on applied ethics and theology for free.
The Global Digital Library on Theology and Ecumenism (GlobeTheoLib) was created in 2011 together with the World Council of Churches, with a particular focus on intercultural and contextual theologies, World Christianity, and interreligious dialogue.
The Global Digital Library on Theology and Ecumenism (GlobeTheoLib) was created in 2011 together with the World Council of Churches, with a particular focus on intercultural and contextual theologies, World Christianity, and interreligious dialogue.

4. 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/
The Directory of Open Access Journals offers a comprehensive list of open access magazines. Get access to open access journals through DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) on the following link: https://www.doaj.org/
 
5 Directory of Open Access Journals(DOAJ) www.doaj.org
The Directory of Open Access Journals offers Scholarly Content Open Access Journals list of open access magazines where are accessed13,769 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://journals.co.za/content/collection/african-journal-archive
https://www.ajol.info/ III. Open Access African Journals
8 Thesis and Dissertations e-Repositories
The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD),
http://www.ndltd.org/
https://ethos.bl.uk/Home.do (over 475,000 doctoral theses)
https://library.ur.ac.rw/databases
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.