Online Journals & E-resources

1. Kenyatta University Subscribed Journals & Databases:

Kenyatta University subscribes to a number of worldwide electronic databases, which give access to thousands of electronic journals. Arranged alphabetically….

Note: For Databases requiring log in credentials, the users should seek the assistance of lab technicians and the librarians at the subject counters.

Database Name Subject Strength

Agora

Agora

Agriculture, Biology, Biotechnology/Applied microbiology, Chemistry/Biochemistry/Biophysics, Economics, Entomology/pest control, Environment/Ecology/Natural Resources, Fisheries/Aquatic science and Food science.
Africa Journals OnlineMary Liebert AJOL is an open access database that requires free registration.Subject Strength: Biomedical Research, Life Sciences, Complementary, Engineering, Informatics, Law, Economics, Medicine, Surgery, and Nursing.
America Institute of Physics Journals AIP AIP Scitation offers online access to a robust collection of close to 1 million articles from leading Physical Sciences publications including journals, conference proceedings, standards, and magazines published by AIP Publishing and AIPP’s publishing partners.
America Physical Society America Physical Society Access to the Physical Review Online Archives (PROLA) and journals produced by the American Physical Society.
ARDIARDI ARDI currently has 17 publishers providing access to around 20,000 journals, books, and reference works. It provides access to scholarly literature from diverse fields of Science and Technology

Biomedcentral

biomedcentral

AIDS Research and Therapy, BMC Infectious Diseases, BMC International Health and Human Rights, BMC Public Health, Chinese Medicine

British Institute of Radiology

British Institute of Radiology

BJR: diagnostic radiology, radiotherapy, oncology, nuclear Medicine, ultrasound, radiation physics, radiation protection, Radiobiology; BJR/case reports: diagnostic radiology, radiotherapy, radiation Sciences; DMFR: oral radiology, head and neck imaging
Cambridge Journals Cambridge Journals Subject Strengths: Politics, Linguistics, Social Science, Humanities, Law, Mathematics, Science, and Medicine

Chicago Journals

Chicago Journals

Subject Strengths: Economics, Education, Humanities, Law, Life and Physical Sciences, Social Sciences

CREATE

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Country Analytic Reviews (CARs), Community and school studies (ComSS), National and cross national research monographs, Analytic work on changing patterns of access and policy dialogue

EBSCO

EBSCO

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

Emerald

Emerald

Management and library & information services journals. The service also provides access to leading titles in marketing, business disciplines, engineering and materials science.

Gale Thompson

Gale Thompson

This database contains articles on: Current Events, Economics, Education, History, Humanities, Literature and Art, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, and more.
Henry Stewart Talks Online Collection HST Subject Strength: Biomedicine, Life Sciences, Marketing and Management collection.
HinariHinari Ethics, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Hematology, Human Anatomy, Immunology and Allergy, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine Law, General Microbiology, Ethics, Gastroenterology, Genetics Geriatrics, Gynecology and Obstetrics Hematology, Human Anatomy,Medicine, Nursing and many more… This database requires further logging.
IEEE/IET Electronic Library IEEE/IET Electronic Library Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, Computer Science; Architecture, Imaging Science & Photographic Technology, Robotics, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science Information Systems, Software Engineering, Remote Sensing and Artificial Intelligence.Currently non-subscibed.
Institute of Physics IOP Condensed matter and materials science, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, Measurement science and sensor, Plasma Physics, Optical, Atomic and Molecular Physics, High Energy and Nuclear Physics, Medical and Biological Physics, Physical Education and Computer Science

JSTOR

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Economics, History, Political science, Archeology, African Studies, Music, Art & Art History, Business, Ecology & Botany, Language & Literature, Mathematics & Statistics
Law Africa
Kenya Law Journals
Subject strengths:
Articles, Bills, Case Search, Cause List, Legal Notices, Newsletters and many more
LexisNexis Law Library
Lexis Library delivers thousands of trusted legal, tax and regulatory sources, such as: Butterworths, Halsbury’s Laws, Tolley’s, Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law and Civil Court Practice. Plus, wide-ranging primary source materials including all England Law Reports,Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents, Atkins Court Forms among others.This database is accessible through Hinari.

Mary Liebert

Mary Liebert

Biomedical Research, Life Sciences, Complementary, Engineering, Informatics, Law, Economics, Medicine, Surgery, and Nursing
NRC Research Press
Botany, cell biology, chemistry, civil engineering, earth science, fisheries and aquatic sciences, forestry, microbiology, physics, sport science, zoology

Online Kenyan Law Journals

Kenya Law Journals

Articles, Bills, Case Search, Cause List, Complete Laws of Kenya (Statutes & Subsidiary Legislation), Kenya Gazette, Legal Notices, Newsletters, Parliament and Practice Notes.

OARE

OARE

Biotechnology, botany, climate change, ecology, energy, environmental chemistry, environmental economics, environmental engineering and planning, environmental law and policy, environmental toxicology and pollution, geography, geology, hydrology, meteorology, oceanography, urban planning, zoology

Oxford

Oxford

Biological Sciences, Medicine, Public Health and Epidemiology, Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, Economics, Business and Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Computing and Physics

Project Muse

Project Muse

Area and Ethnic Studies, Art and Architecture, Creative Writing, Education, Film, Theater, and Performing Arts, History, Language and Linguistics, Library Science and Publishing, Literature, Medicine and Health, Music, Philosophy, Religion, Science, Technology, and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Studies by Time Period Women’s Studies, Gender, and Sexuality

Royal Society of Chemistry

Biology, Biophysics, Chemical Science, Materials, Medicinal Drug Discovery and Physics high-impact journals and books

SAGE

SAGE

Subject Strengths: Humanities, Social Sciences, Scientific, Technical and Medical

ScienceDirect

ScienceDirect

Subject Strengths: Physical Sciences and Engineering, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities.

Springer

Springer

Subject Strengths: Behavioral Sciences, Biomedical and Life Sciences, Business and Economics, Chemistry and Material Sciences, Computer Sciences, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Engineering,Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics and Astronomy.

Taylor & Francis

Taylor&francis

Information Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, Language & Literature, Law, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health, Museum, Heritage Studies & Visual Arts, Physical Sciences, Reference & Information Science, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sports, Leisure, Travel & Tourism and Urban Studies
Wiley Interscience Wiley Interscience Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Science, Education Engineering, Law Life Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Medicine and Healthcare, Physics and Astronomy, Polymers and Materials Science, Psychology, Social Sciences
UNESCO Publications UNESCO Education; Natural Sciences; Social & Human Sciences; Cultural Sciences; Communication & Information; Climate Change; Biodiversity Initiative; Culture of Peace & Non-Violence; Dialogue among Civilizations; Education for Sustainable development; Foresight and Anticipation; Gender Equality; HIV and AIDS; ICT in Education; Africa Least Developed Countries; Post-Conflict and Post-Disaster Responses; Science Education; Small Island Developing States Youth

2. Online Books

Kenyatta University has also subscribed to E-Book sites. Click on the image links below to view the books. Access to the sites is through the Kenyatta University proxy therefore no need for passwords if you are browsing via the University network.

Database Name Subject Strengths
Bentham Journals & E-Books Bentham Journals Analytical Chemistry, Anti-Infective/Infectious Diseases,Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology,technology, medicine and social sciences.

Ebrary

ebrary

Anthropology,Business & Economics, Computers & IT, Education, Fine Arts, History, Language & Literature, Law,Life Sciences,Medicine,Physical Sciences, Psychology, Religion, Social Sciences and Technology.
Science Direct Includes e-books on Physical Sciences and Engineering; Life sciences; Health Sciences; and Social Sciences and Humanities.
SpringerLink SpringerLink Biomedical and Life Sciences, Business and Economics, Chemistry and Materials Science, Computer Science, Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, Mathematics and Statistics.

3. Open Access Databases:

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

Database Name Subject Strengths
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) doaj Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages
Data World Bank worldbank 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.
EAC Documents & Publications EAC The links provides access to Documents and Publications generated within EAC.
Kenya Open Data
opendata
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.
Kenya Past and Present Publications
opendata
This site allows you to search Kenya’s past and present publications. Type Kenya past and present under keyword field.
KIPPRA
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Publications by the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA).

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