PIASS • E-library

Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences

FAITH AND SCIENCE FOR LIFE.

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E-library

These Electronic resources have been made available by Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences (PIASS)’s Library in    collaboration with International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).  

1.   American Institute of Physics journals
American Institute of Physics (AIP) publishes 12 journals, 2 magazines, and a conference proceedings series. AIP's Scitation platform hosts over 2 million articles from more than 200 scholarly publications for 28 earned.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/97/

2.   ASCE Journals Online
ASCE Journals Online provides unprecedented access to 33 Peer-reviewed journals with more than 60,000 full-text papers and a 31-Year archive from 1983 to the present.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/11/

3.   Cambridge University Press - Cambridge Journals Online
Full text of over 323 Cambridge University Press Online Journals.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/19/

4.   Canadian Science Publishing (operating as NRC Research Press)
Full text of 17 online peer-reviewed journals in a broad range of scientific disciplines with back files dating back to 1996 in most cases.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/20/

5.   De Gruyter LIS Books
There are 45 Electronic books, predominantly IFLA publications.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/74/

6.   Duke University Press Journals
Duke University Press publishes 48 periodicals that span a range of disciplines within the humanities and social sciences.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/23/

7.   Emerald Management 120 e-Journal Collection
Emerald Management, features 120 Business and Management journals, all of which are peer-reviewed and fully searchable full text journals plus reviews from the world's top 300 management journals.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/27/

8.   Edinburgh University Press (EUP) Journals Online
Edinburgh University Press publishes over 35 journals across a range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/26/

9.   Gale Virtual Reference Library
Allows you to provide reference -books to your users online, offering remote, 24 hour access. No specialized reader or hardware are required just a standard Web browser and the Adobe Acrobat® plug-in. Gale Virtual Reference Library's powerful delivery platform puts your reference content into circulation.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/30/

10.     HST - Libraries in a Digital Age
Specially prepared, online, animated, audio-visual lectures by world leading authorities on library developments in a digital environment for researchers and university faculty members.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/95/

11.     Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS)
INFORMS publishes 13 scholarly journals, including the flagship journals Management Science and Operations Research, a journal for the practice of OR/MS (Interfaces), the new online-only journal Service Science, as well as an open access journal (INFORMS Transactions on Education).
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/34/

12.     JSTOR
JSTOR is a growing digital library of more than 2,000 academic journals, 20,000 books, and 2 million 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.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/39/

13.     Liebert Online
Founded in 1980, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is universally acknowledged for establishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in the most promising areas of biotechnology, biomedical research/life sciences, clinical medicine and surgery, and law. Liebert Online delivers electronic access to peer-reviewed journals published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/40/

14.     OECD iLibrary 
OECD is the world's largest think-tank, renowned for its authoritative, internationally comparable statistics, analysis, and outlooks in Economics, Public Policy, Social Sciences and Environmental issues.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/44/

15.     OUP - Oxford Journals
Oxford Journals publishes journals from science, technical, professional, medical, humanities, arts and social science disciplines. Organisations that qualify for the free Developing Countries Oxford Online Collection offer will obtain access to over 200 titles.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/47/

16.     Palgrave Macmillan Journals
Palgrave Macmillan offers a combined portfolio of over 70 peer-reviewed e-journals.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/43/

17.     Project MUSE books
Project MUSE provides online access to book packages published during 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 copyright years.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/76/

18.     Project MUSE journals
Project MUSE provides online access to 500 full-text journals from 200 non-profit publishers in the humanities and social sciences.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/50/

19.     Royal Society - Royal Society Journals Online
Ten leading international journals from the Royal Society, the UK's national academy of science. Titles cover the whole of the biological and physical sciences, and include Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the world's first science journal.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/52/

20.     Royal Society for Chemistry - RSC Journals Archive
Scientific publisher of biology, biophysics, chemical science, materials, medicinal drug discovery and physics high-impact journals and books.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/53/

21.     Sage Online Journals
Over 550 journals in the business, humanities, social sciences and science, techology and medicine (STM).
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/55/

22.     Springer eJournals
Springer is one of the leading international scientific publishing companies. Springer's eJournals cover a wide range of subjects including biomedicine and the life sciences, clinical medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer sciences, human sciences, social sciences and economics.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/58/

23.     Springer Lecture Notes Series
The Springer series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), includes its subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics (LNBI). The series publishes new developments in computer science and information technology research and teaching - quickly, informally, and at a high level.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/92/

24.     Taylor & Francis eBestseller Packages has been accepted
The Taylor & Francis eBestseller Packages contains 1200 of their bestselling eBook titles from twelve key subject areas.  See the content of each package by clicking the subject below.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/90/

25.     University of Chicago Journals
The University of Chicago Press publishes nearly fifty scholarly journals, many on behalf of some of the world's most prestigious societies, and several that were the first scholarly publications in their respective fields. The journals present original research in the social sciences, humanities, education, and biological and physical sciences.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/64/

26.     Wiley Online Library HSS
Wiley Online Library is a leading international resource for scholarly content providing access to millions of articles across a wide range of journals. This package provides access to over 500 journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/72/

27.     Wiley Online Library STM
Wiley Online Library is a leading international resource for scientific, technical, medical and scholarly content providing access to millions of articles across a wide range of journals. This package provides access to over 800 journals in the Sciences, Technology and Medicine.
Details of the resource at: http://inasp.info/network/publishers/73/

28.     World Bank World Development Indicators Online Database
The World Bank e-Library is an electronic portal to the World Bank's full-text collection of books, reports/working papers, journals and other documents on social and economic development. It is the most comprehensive collections in the area and it brings together, in PDF format, a fully indexed and cross-searchable database of 6,000+ titles, as well as every new title as it becomes available in print. In addition, subscribers have access to information not available in print. eLibrary is fully searchable by subject, region, keyword, title, author, abstract, or year of publication.
Details of the resource at: http://data.worldbank.org/

29.     Research for Life
Research4Life is the collective name for four programmes (HINARI, AGORA, OARE and ARDI), Research4Life provides developing countries with free or low cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content online.
Details of the resource at: http://www.research4life.org/

·         HINARI
 The HINARI program, set up by WHO together with major publishers, enables developing countries to gain access to one of the world's largest collections of biomedical and health literature.
Details of the resource at: http://www.who.int/hinari/fr/index.html 

·         ARDI
 ARDI (Access to Research for Development and Innovation): ARDI launched in 2009 and is coordinated by the World Intellectual Property Organization together with its partners in the publishing industry with the aim to promote the integration of developing and least developed countries into the global knowledge economy, allowing them to more fully realize their creative and innovative potential. By improving access to scholarly literature from diverse fields of science and technology, the ARDI programme is designed to reinforce the knowledge infrastructure in developing and least developed countries and to support researchers in these countries in creating and developing new solutions to technical challenges faced on a local and global level.
Details of the resource at: http://ardi.wipo.int ; http://ardi2.wipo.int  ;  http://www.wipo.int/ardi ; http://ardi.wipo.int

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