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.

The journal of Acoustical Society of America (JASA).

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.

Beech Tree Publishing

Beech Tree makes accessible two of its international, peer-reviewed academic journals on public policy for science, technology and innovation and on the evaluation of research.


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.

Cambridge Journals

Cambridge publishes over 300 peer-reviewed academic journals for the global market. Containing the latest research from a broad sweep of subject areas, Cambridge journals are accessible worldwide in print and online.

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.

De Gruyter Journals

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

EBSCO Host Research Databases

Access to 8 major databases: Academic Search Premier; Business Source Premier; ERIC; Masterfile Premier; Newspaper Source; Health Source : Nursing & Academic; Health Source : Consumer Edition; Medline.

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 Research Complete

High quality, authoritative content from over 28,000 periodicals, 1.5 million items of literary criticism and full text literary works, 4000 Gale eBook volumes, and more than 13 million pages of rare
primary sources

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.

Intellect Journals

Intellect is an independent academic publisher with a firm commitment to supporting original thinking in new and emerging subject areas within the fields of visual arts, film studies, cultural & media studies, and performing arts.

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.

Nature Publishing Group (NPG)

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

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.

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.


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).

Royal Society of Chemistry Publishing: RSC Journals Archive

Sage Publications

Over 550 journals in the business, humanities, social sciences and STM.


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 eJournals

Springer is one the most leading international scientific publishing companies. Springer 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, Education, Learning. All articles become free-access 18 months after first publication

Springer Engineering eBook collection

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 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.

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.

Wiley Online Library

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

World Bank – Africa Development Indicators

Africa Development Indicators is the premier data source on the African economy. It contains over 1,400 indicators and time series from 1965 for 53 countries.

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 – World Development Indicators (WDI)

World Development Indicators (WDI) is the primary World Bank database for development data from officially-recognized international sources. Global Development Finance (GDF) provides external debt and financial flows statistics for countries that report public and publicly-guaranteed debt under the World Bank’s Debtor Reporting System (DRS)