eresources

1. Kenya Water Institute Subscribed E-Resources; Journals & Databases:

KEWI subscribes to a number of worldwide electronic databases, which give access to thousands of electronic journals.

Note: For Databases requiring log in credentials, the users should seek the assistance of computer technicians and the librarians at the counter

 

Journals, databases and mixed packages

SUBJECT COVERAGE

URL LINK

Passwords

1.  

EBSCO Host Research Databases

The databases provide access to just over 16,500 abstracted and indexed journals from all branches of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and humanities.

 

http://search.epnet.com/ 

UN: ns319496main

PW: Access1+

 

2.  

Oxford journals

It has 291 titles receiving an Impact Factor. Journals in Medicine & health, Arts & humanities, sciences & mathematics, social sciences and Law

https://academic.oup.com/journals

 

3.  

Sage Research Methods

Subject Strengths: research Methods, Qualitative and Quantitative, cases, videos, datasets 

https://methods.sagepub.com/

 

 

Username: KWI

Password: KWI

 

4.  

Taylor & Francis  Journals

 

Information Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, Language & Literature, Law, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health, Museum, Heritage Studies & Visual Arts, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Sports, Leisure, Travel & Tourism and Urban Studies 

https://www.tandfonline.com/

 

 

5.  

PROQUEST Academic complete & Library Thing Book cover widget

 

ProQuest preserves rich, vast and varied information – whether historical archives or today’s scientific breakthroughs – and packages it with digital technologies that enhance its discovery, sharing and management.

  https://kewi.ebookcentral.proquest.com/libCentral/Default.aspx

UserName : library@kewi.or.ke

Password: Kewi@2020

6.  

OECD

OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD's analysis and data.

https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/


User name- febmar2021

Password - 826142

 

7.  

Project Muse

Project MUSE is your trusted source for the highest quality books and journals in the humanities and social sciences from over 200 of the world’s most distinguished university presses and scholarly societies.

https://muse.jhu.edu/browse

 

https://muse.jhu.edu/ 

 

8.  

JSTOR

Covers Economics, History, Political science, Archeology, African Studies, Music, Art & Art History, Business, Ecology & Botany, Language & Literature, Mathematics & Statistics 

https://www.jstor.org/

User name-library@kewi.or.ke

Password-welcome!

9.  

Royal Society

 

Subject strength: biochemistry, immunology, bioinformatics, ecology, microbiology and many more

https://royalsociety.org/

 

10.              

E-duke journals scholarly collection

African studies, anthropology, art & art history, asian studies, criticism & theory, cultural studies, economics, education, environmental humanities, ethnography, european studies, fiction & poetry, film & media studies, gender & sexuality studies, literary studies,

https://read.dukeupress.edu/ 

 

 

11.              

 Edward Elgar publishing

Business management, Education, Economic and finance, Geography, Innovation, Research methods, Social and sociology, Teaching methods, Urban & regional, Development studies, Environment

 

https://www.elgaronline.com/browse?access=user&level=parent


Username: 

KEWIAdmin

Password: 

Librarian040221

12.              

Euclid Prime Collection

Applied mathematics, statistics, theoretical mathematics

 

https://projecteuclid.org/

 

13.              

Mathematical Sciences Publishers Journal

Provides free access to MSP’s journals, open to libraries in these 29 countries: Subject coverage: Mathematics, mechanics & engineering

https://msp.org/publications/journals/

 

14.              

OpenEdition Journals

Is a bundle of 175 journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences, published by university presses and small academic publishers.

 

https://journals.openedition.org/?lang=en

 

Login : kewi-ke

Password : iH2C8tV4w

 

15.              

European Respiratory Journals

Adult and paediatric respiratory medicine, including cell biology, epidemiology, immunology, oncology, pathophysiology, imaging, occupational medicine, intensive care, sleep medicine and thoracic surgery.

https://erj.ersjournals.com/

 

16.              

International Water Association

 

IWA Publishing publishes 17 peer-reviewed journals, plus supporting 4 more in association with Elsevier.

https://www.iwapublishing.com/journals

 

Username:

 library@kewi.or.ke

Password:

 Library@21

 

17.              

Research4Life

 

 Research4Life provides online access to leading journals and books in the fields of health, agriculture, environment, and applied sciences.–

 

http://extranet.who.int/hinari/en/journals.php

http://agora-journals.fao.org/content/en/journals.php

http://oare.research4life.org/content/en/journals.php

http://ardi.wipo.int/content/en/journals.php

http://goali.ilo.org/content/en/journals.php

 

Username:KENR4L334

Password:Ically52

 

 

2. Open Access Databases:

There are also Open Access Databases, Journals, Course Ware and E-books available online and do not require any subscription

1

Database Name

Subject Strengths

 

Access to Scientific and Socioeconomic Information in Africa (ASKIA)

It defines a framework for bringing together scientific and socio-economic information for the African community, including scientists, researchers, academics, students, economists a including Open Access literature, scientific and socio-economic commercial databases, online journals and other resources. The federated search will provide a one stop access to knowledge of different types ranging from bibliographic data, statistical data, events and news, etc and, policy-makers

2

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages

3

Data World Bank 

Subject strengths: Agriculture & Rural Development, Health, Aid Effectiveness, Infrastructure, Climate Change, Labor & Social Protection, Economic Policy & External Debt, Poverty, Education, Private Sector, Energy & Mining, Public Sector, Environment, Science & Technology, Financial Sector, Social Development, Gender; and Urban Development.

4

EAC Documents & Publications 

The links provides access to Documents and Publications generated within EAC.

5

IFRA Press Archive

IFRA has built up a press review of East African newspapers since the late 1970’s. The collection has more
than 50,000 press cuttings classified thematically by National and international politics, economy and agriculture

6

Kenya Open Data

This site makes public government data accessible to the people of Kenya. High quality national census data, government expenditure, parliamentary proceedings and public service locations are just a taste of what’s to come. The information here is key to improving transparency, unlocking social and economic value, and building Government in Kenya.

7

Kenya Past and Present Publications

This site allows you to search Kenya’s past and present publications. Type Kenya past and present under keyword field.

8

KIPPRA

Publications by the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA).

9

UN Women

This executive brief is a synthesis of key findings and recommendations from a multi country analytical study by UN Women on child marriage in Africa covering ten countries selected due to their comparatively higher prevalence of child marriage in the continent and globally.

10

African Health OER Network

 

Health Education Resources

11

Africa Information Ethics

 

Information Ethics Resources

12

CAB Direct

 

CAB Direct is the most thorough and extensive source of reference in the applied life sciences, incorporating the leading bibliographic databases CAB Abstracts and Global Health. It contains the following datasets: Aquaculture Compendium Animal Health & Production Compendium Crop Protection Compendium Forestry Compendium

13

Capstone Publishers

 

Medical Textbooks in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

14

Data World Bank 

Subject strengths: Agriculture & Rural Development, Health, Aid Effectiveness, Infrastructure, Climate Change, Labor & Social Protection, Economic Policy & External Debt, Poverty, Education, Private Sector, Energy & Mining, Public Sector, Environment, Science & Technology, Financial Sector, Social Development, Gender; and Urban Development.

15

Directory of Open Access Books

The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) is a discovery service for peer reviewed books published under an open access licence. DOAB provides a searchable index to the information about these books, with links to the full texts of the publications at the publisher’s website or repository.

16

Directory of Open Access Journals 

Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages.

17

CORE

CORE is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. The directory lists repositories and allows breakdown and selection by a variety of criteria – see the Find page – which can also be viewed as statistical charts.

18

EAC Documents & Publications 

The links provides access to Documents and Publications generated within EAC.

19

ERIC

 

Bibliographic records of education literature, plus a growing collection of full text resources

20

ESRI e-books.

This list of resources is provided by ESRI. The resources provide useful information in Geographic Information Systems. Most of the materials are in PDF format that can be downloaded.

21

Free Book Center

Contains links to thousands of free online technical books. Which include core Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Electronics, and Medical books.

22

Gateway for Free E-Journals

Access 700 Free E-journals covering Subjects like Business & Managment, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, General Works, Health Sciences, Information Technology, Library Science,Life Sciences, Material Science, Mathematics, Media and Communication, Physics & Social Sciences.

23

Google Books

 

Millions of multidisciplinary great books to review

24

Google Public Data Explorer

 

Public Data Directory

25

HiWire Stanford University

HighWire Press is the largest collection of free full-text online articles on Science

26

Kenya Open Data

 

This site makes public government data accessible to the people of Kenya. High quality national census data, government expenditure, parliamentary proceedings and public service locations are just a taste of what’s to come. The information here is key to improving transparency, unlocking social and economic value, and building Government in Kenya.

27

Memorial University Libraries 

Free E-journals on all research subject areas from different databases.

28

National Academies Press 

Multidisciplinary e-books available.

29

National Center for Biotechnology Information

NCBI bookshelf provides free online access to books and documents in Life Science and Healthcare

30

POPLINE

 

POPLINE subjects include: Adolescent Reproductive Health; Family Planning Methods; Family Planning Programs; Gender; Health Communication; HIV / AIDS; Maternal and Child Health; Population Dynamics; Population Law and Policy; Population, Health, and Environment; Reproductive Health; and Sexually Transmitted Infections.

31

Project Gutenberg

 

Project Gutenberg provides access to a wide range of multi-displinary ebooks.

32

Royallite Global Journals

Royallite global is an international academic publishing business which deals in books and journals. We operate in five countries in the world. We render services to professional bodies, academic institutions and commercial market through information and communication interchange. Apart from publishing we train on research and publishing across all networks.

33

Science Supercourse Library 

This is one of the largest and comprehensive collections of Research Methods. It represents a one stop Library to answer your Research Methods questions.

 

34

The Stata Journal

 

Statistics Journals

35

World Library of Science

 

A Global Community for Science Education

36

World Wide Science

WorldWideScience.org is a global science gateway, providing one-stop searching of over 90 national and international scientific databases and portals from more than 70 countries. Users can search and translate 400 million pages of science and technology information. Resources available via WorldWideScience include DOAJ and all the Journals Online projects (JOLs)

37

OECD iLibrary

OECD iLibrary is the global knowledge base for OECD’s data and analysis. It is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data.

38

RUFORUM Knowledge Repository 

RUFORUM is an African Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM). It is a consortium of 66 African universities operating within 26 countries spanning the African continent.

39

MSD MANUALS for Health Information 

Explore MSD MANUALS which are one of the world’s most widely used medical information resources. The Manuals contain one of the best current medical information accessible to health care professionals and patients.