eResources On Campus


Below is a list of databases accessible to NUST Library. Should you experience problems in accessing any of these resources or if you need more login information, feel free to contact the Reference Librarian.

NOTE: Use of these resources is strictly not for commercial gain. It is limited to research purposes only. NUST will not be held liable for any violation of this regulation.

ACM Digital Library

The ACM Digital Library is a research, discovery and networking platform containing Full-Text Collection of all ACM publications, including journals, conference proceedings, technical magazines, newsletters and books, A collection of curated and hosted full-text publications from select publishers and the ACM Guide to Computing Literature, a comprehensive bibliographic database focused exclusively on the field of computing.

AgEcon Search

AgEcon Search is a repository of full-text scholarly research in agricultural and applied economics. It covers topics such as agricultural policy, farm management, rural development, food economics, and more. While its main focus is on economics, it also includes interdisciplinary research that intersects with agricultural economics.


Agricola is a comprehensive database provided by the National Agricultural Library (NAL) in the United States. It covers a wide range of subjects related to agriculture, including agricultural economics, animal sciences, crop sciences, food sciences, forestry, and more. It includes journal articles, books, conference proceedings, reports, and other types of literature related to agriculture and allied disciplines.

American Institute of Mathematics (AIM) 

Provides access to open textbooks covering several fields in mathematics that include Trigonometry, Calculus, Algebra, Combinatorics, Probability and Statistics and Logic. You can download and read offline.

African Journals OnLine (AJOL)

Provides access to African reseach publications. Contents and abstracts of articles in agricultural sciences, arts, culture and literature, science and technology, and social sciences.

American Physical Society APS

Physics, Atomic, molecular and optical physics, Condensed matter and materials physics, Nuclear physics, Particles, fields, gravitation, and cosmology Statistical, non-linear, and soft matter physics, accelerators and beams, Physics education research

Annual Reviews

Annual Reviews publications operate as a high quality filter, prioritising and synthesising the primary research literature in 37 different disciplines for the Biomedical, Life, Physical, Social Sciences and economics.

ASABE Technical Information Library

ASABE Technical Library includes a range of content including journals, textbook materials, monographs, standards and proceedings as well as the important reference work-in-progress, Design Topics.


Provides access to over 250 tittles of open access journals in biology, health and medicine.


Covers research in biological, ecological and environmental science.

British Institute of Radiology Journals

BIR Publications is the publishing arm of the British Institute of Radiology (BIR), publishing books and journals covering all aspects of radiology, radiation oncology, medical physics and the underpinning sciences.

Canadian Science Publishing (publisher of the NRC Research Press journals)

Full text of 20 online peer-reviewed journals in a broad range of scientific disciplines with back files dating back to 1996 in most cases.

Cochrane Library

Covers evidence based medicine and clinical trials.


CORE is an aggregation of open access research papers from various academic disciplines. It covers a wide range of subjects, including agriculture, biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, environmental sciences, medicine, physics, and more. It includes research articles from repositories and journals worldwide, making it a comprehensive resource for interdisciplinary research.

De Gruyter Journals

45 e-books, predominantly IFLA publications and 45 library and information science journals.

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) 

DOAB will provide a searchable index to peer-reviewed multi-disciplinary monographs and edited volumes published under an Open Access business model, with links to the full texts of the publications at the publisher€™s website or repository.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

The Directory of Open Access Journals provides access to journals in the following subject categories: Agriculture and Food Sciences, Arts and Architecture, Biology and Life Sciences, Business and Economics, Chemistry Earth and Environmental Sciences, General Works Health Sciences, History and Archaeology, Languages and Literatures, Law and Political Science, Mathematics and Statistics, Philosophy and Religion, Physics and Astronomy and Social Sciences.

EBSCOhost EBook Open Access (OA) Collection

Provides access to the following databases; EBook Collection, eBook Open Access (OA) collection,
Greenfile, EBook Subscription Psychology Collection (Trial), Psychology and Behavioural Sciences
Collection, EBook Subscription Psychology/ Psychiatry Collection and Child Development and
Adolescent Studies.

Edinburgh University Press

Literary Studies, Philosophy, Historical Studies, African Studies, Linguistics, Film and Media Studies, Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies, Politics, Law, Scottish Studies.

Edward Elgar Journals and Books

Edward Elgar Publishing are one of the largest independent academic book publishers in the Social Sciences and Law. They offer 5 journals and a collection of 169 ebooks in Development Studies.

Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Management, and library and information science journals.

Gale: Health & Wellness Resource Center

Expanded Academic and Health & Wellness Resource Center: General research database that covers subject areas from art and literature to economics and the sciences.

Geological Society

Geology,earth science,quarterly journal of engineering geology & hydrogeology.

HST – Henry Stewart Talks

Specially prepared, online, animated, audio-visual lectures by world leading authorities. cover biomedicine, life sciences, management, marketing, finance, advertising and many more topics.

IET Digital Library

Over 20 Research journals and letters in electrical and electronic engineering.

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.

International Forestry Review

The International Forestry Review is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal that publishes original research and review papers on all aspects of forest policy and science, with an emphasis on issues of transnational significance. It is published four times per year, in March, June, September and December. Theme editions are a regular feature and attract a wide audience.

IMF eLibrary

The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) eLibrary simplifies analysis and research with direct access to the IMF’s periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools. It provides information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and much more.

Iwa Publishing

IWA Publishing is a leading international publisher on all aspects of water, wastewater and environment, spanning 15 industry-leading journals and a range of books, digitally available on IWAPOnline.


JSTOR is an archive of scholarly journals covering the following disciplines: Economics, History, Political Science, Language & Literature, Art & Art History, Music, Mathematics & Statistics and Education

LanTEEAL (Available at the Library)

Full-text articles in the agricultural sciences: agricultural economics, aquaculture, crop and soil science, livestock production, microbiology, natural resource management, plant protection, rural development.

Mary Ann Liebert Inc.

55 authoritative publications in the most exciting and promising areas
of biomedical research, clinical medicine, surgery, law, and science.

Mathematical Sciences Publishers (MSP)

MSP publishes scientific and research literature covering mathematics and other selected fields, publishing more than 17,000 pages each year. MSP publishes 17 journals, a book series of open-access conference proceedings, and Celebratio Mathematica, a celebration of mathematical lives and works.

MIT Press Open Architecture and Modern Studies 

The MIT Press presents the Open Climate Collection, a curated reading list of open access books and journals that expands our understanding of climate change and environmental studies, in support of the Open Climate Campaign

MSD Manuals

The manual provides the best medical information of the day to a wide cross section of users,
including medical professionals and students, veterinarians and veterinary students and consumers.
The manual contains symptoms, diagnosis and treatment in all fields of medicine.

Nature Publishing Group (NPG)

Chemistry, Clinical Practice & Research, Earth & Environment, life sciences, and physical sciences

NPG – Nature

Publishes 79 journals and online databases across the life, physical and applied sciences and, most recently, clinical medicine.

NPG – Palgrave Macmillan Journals

Palgrave Macmillan offer a combined portfolio of over 60 peer-reviewed e-journals in the field of Business, Social Sciences and the Humanities.

OER Commons

OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources. Explore, create, and collaborate with educators around the world to improve curriculum.


OpenAGRAR is a German open access repository for agricultural research and related sciences. It covers various aspects of agricultural sciences, including crop production, plant breeding, animal sciences, agricultural engineering, and more. While the primary focus is on agricultural research, it also includes interdisciplinary research that intersects with agriculture.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development provides access to 18 SourceOECD Books, 24 SourceOECD Periodicals, SourceOECD Statistics (large range of topics from Agriculture), IEA Statistics (including Energy Prices and Taxes, World Energy Statistics and Balances etc.)

OUP E-books International Law in Domestic Courts

Brings together decisions on public international law from international courts and tribunals, domestic courts and ad hoc tribunals.

Oxford Journals Online

Biological Sciences, Medicine, Pyblic Health& Epidimiology, Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Computers, Physics.

Oxford Texbook of Medicine

Oxford Medicine Online is a digital platform hosting Oxford University Press’ prestigious medical titles. This resource brings together authoritative texts by world-renowned authors available online for the first time.

Pediatric Neurology Briefs

Provides pediatric neurologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, pediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, educators and other health professionals with a detailed reference guide to the diagnosis, etiology, pathology, treatment and prognosis of nervous diseases of infants, children and adolescents. Content is intended to be accessible to readers in any medical discipline.


PLOS is a nonprofit publisher of open-access journals in science, technology, and medicine and
other scientific literature, under an open-content license.

Project MUSE

Project MUSE provides online access to over 430 full-text journals from 70 publishers in humanities and social science. MUSE pricing meets library needs around the world.

ProQuest eBook Central

An instant digital library with thousands of e-book titles spanning all academic subject areas.


PubAg is a portal to USA-authored and other highly relevant agricultural research. It covers diverse agricultural disciplines such as plant sciences, animal sciences, food sciences, environmental sciences, and more. It includes journal articles, books, conference proceedings, and reports related to agriculture and allied sciences.


PubMed comprises more than 37 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life
science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full text content from PubMed
Central and publisher web sites.

PubMed Central

PubMed Central (PMC) is a digital archive of full-text, peer-reviewed journal articles in the field of biomedical and life sciences. While its primary focus is on biomedical research, it also includes articles related to agricultural sciences, such as plant biology, genetics, soil science, and more. It covers a broad range of disciplines within the life sciences field.


Research4life provides researchers with online access to academic and peer reviewed content in up to 163, 000 books, up to 40 000 journals and up to 150 000 other resources. There are five content collections: Research for Health (Hinari), Research in Agriculture (AGORA), Research in the Environment (OARE), Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI) and Research for Global Justice (GOALI).


ResearchGate is a social networking site for researchers, where you can find and access research papers. It covers a broad range of disciplines, including agricultural science, biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, medicine, and more. Researchers from various fields share their publications on ResearchGate, making it a useful platform to discover interdisciplinary research.

Royal College of Physicians (Clinical Medicine)

Clinical Medicine is published six times a year.The journal is read by physicians both established and in training in hospitals across the world. It features a wide range of articles including original papers, professional issues, clinical guidance, medical humanities, ethics and clinical governance. The journal publishes the key features from the College lectures and conferences.

Royal Society Journals

Mathematics, engineering and other physical sciences, All biological sciences; particularly good on ecology, environment, Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary science.

Royal Society of Chemistry Publishing: RSC Journals Archive

All branches of chemistry including traditional fields (organic, inorganic, analytical chemistry) plus newer developments and cross-disciplinary studies such as natural products and green chemistry.

SABINET African Journals

SABINET (Southern African Bibliographical and Information Network) provides access to journal articles covering the following disciplines: Business, Finance, Law, Religion, Science, Technology, Agriculture, Social Sciences and Humanities.

Sage Open 

SAGE Open is a peer-reviewed, “Gold” open access journal from SAGE that publishes original research and review articles in an interactive, open access format. Articles may span the full spectrum of the social and behavioral sciences and the humanities.


Scite is a platform that combines a deep learning model with a network of experts to automatically classify citations as supporting, disputing, or mentioning, thus helping users to discover and evaluate scientific reports.

 Springer Engineering eBook collection

eBooks covering hot topics across Engineering & Computer Science as soon as they emerge. The Synthesis Collection of Technology: explore cutting-edge research on hot topics

Springer Open Access

SpringerOpen is Springer’s portfolio of fully open access journals and books, covering all areas of science. The entire content published with SpringerOpen is freely accessible online immediately upon publication. SpringerOpen views open access to research as essential in order to ensure the rapid and efficient communication of research findings.

Taylor & Francis Online Journals

Taylor & Francis, founded in the City of London in 1798, is one of the oldest commercial journals publisher in the world, and one of the leading global academic publishers. The Taylor & Francis Group publishes more than 1,500 journals each year.

Taylor & Francis eBooks

Over 50,000 eBooks are available from across the Humanities, Social Sciences, Education and Law.

The Free Medical Journals Site

The Free Medical Journals Site was created to promote the free availability of full text medical journals on the Internet.

The Merck Manuals – MSD Manuals

The Merck Manuals are medical references published by the American pharmaceutical company
Merck & Co. that cover a wide range of medical topics, including disorders, tests, diagnoses, and

The New England Journal of Medicine

Review articles, case reports, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Trip Database

Provides filtered information sorted using the Evidence Pyramid and the results are ordered based on the
type of information they provide with the most high quality at the top and least filtered/lower quality at the bottom. Includes peer-reviewed literature and high-quality gray literature such as:
Secondary evidence , Systematic reviews, Evidence-based synopses, Clinical guidelines, Regulatory
guidance, Key primary research, Clinical Q&A, Primary research and other, Controlled trials, Decision
aids, Blogs, E-textbooks , Also has images, videos, and filters.

University of California Press

(Hosted on JSTOR). University of California Press, Journals and Digital Publishing Division, disseminates scholarship of enduring value. Its collection of print and online journals spans topics in the humanities and social sciences, with concentrations in sociology, musicology, history, religion, cultural and area studies, ornithology, law, and literature.

University of Chicago Press

(Hosted on JSTOR). The Journals Division of the Press distributes more than 50 journals and hardcover serials, presenting original research from international scholars in the social sciences, humanities, education, biological and medical sciences, and physical sciences

UpToDate Overview

UpToDate is a clinical decision support tool authored by 7,100 world-renowned physicians who synthesize the most recent medical information into trusted, evidence-based recommendations accessible via the web or download, on a computer or a smartphone. More 1.9 million clinicians in over 190 countries rely on UpToDate to find the answers to pressing questions. Every day, clinicians view topics covering 25 specialties over 1.6 million times.

Wiley Online Library

Wiley online Library provides access to over 500 journals in Science, Technology, Medicine,  Humanities and social Sciences collection.

World Bank – eLibrary

The World Bank eLibrary provides access to a growing collection of more than 6,000 ebooks, journal articles, and working papers from the world’s most authoritative source on international development as they are published.

World Bank – Global Development Finance (GDF) Database

Focuses on financial flows, trends in external debt, and other major financial indicators for developing countries.

World Bank – Global Economic Monitor

Provides daily updates of global economic developments, with coverage of high income- as well as developing countries. Daily data updates are provided for exchange rates, equity markets, interest rates, stripped bond spreads, and emerging market bond indices. Monthly data coverage (updated daily and populated upon availability) is provided for consumer prices, high-tech market indicators, industrial production and merchandise trade.