Patrons access Ebook Central

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LexisNexis is a part of the RELX corporation that sells data analytics products and various databases that are accessed through online portals, including portals for computer-assisted legal research, newspaper search, and consumer information

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LibCentral is the library administration portal which allows you to view the whole Ebook Central catalog, purchase titles for your collection and make these available to patrons, pull usage reports, create epacks, put ebooks into reserve, administer patrons and systems requests and much more

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Access to Global Online Research on Agriculture is an initiative of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations(FAO) with a number of publishing partners. AGORA provides a collection of up to 6,100 key journals and 5,800 books to 2,900 institutions in more than 100 countries. AGORA is designed to enhance the scholarship of the many thousands of students, faculty and researchers in agriculture and life sciences in the developing world. AGORA is one of the four programmes that make up Research4Life: AGORA, HINARI, OARE and ARDI.

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The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), of the Institution of Education Sciences, is the largest education database in the world-containing over 1.5 million records of journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, dissertations and theses, and books.  It allows you to search by topic for material related to the field of education.

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Health Internetwork Access to Research Initiative Programme was set up by the World Health Organization and major publishers. It provides access to one of the world’s largest collections of biomedical and health literature. Up to 14,000 e- journals (in 30 different languages), 46,000 e-books, and 100 other information resources are now available to health institutions in more than 100 countries, areas and territories benefiting many thousands of health workers and researchers, and in turn, contributing to improve world health.

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CORE is a multidisciplinary aggregator of open access research. It allows users to search more than 66 million open access articles. While most of this link to the full-text article on the original publisher’s site, five million records are hosted directly on CORE. In addition to a straightforward keyword search, CORE offers advanced search options to filter results by publication type, year, language, journal, repository, and author.

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The Essential Electronic Agriculture Library is a searchable, offline, digital library which contains mainly agriculturally focused reference journals, as well as coverage in related subject areas. The collection is updated annually. This is available for installation in the ICT section of the FUOYE library


PLOSE ONE provides a free access platform to everyone searching for science-related information. All the articles publish on PLOS ONE are published after going through a strict peer-reviewed process.

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Access to Research Development and Innovation program is a partnership between the World Intellectual Property Organization and major scientific and technical publishers. The stated objective of ARDI is to “promote the integration of developing countries into the global knowledge economy, allowing them to more fully realize their creative potential.” Currently, 17 publishers provide access to around 20,000 journals, books, and reference works for 117 developing countries and territories through ARDI.

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The National Virtual Library Project is an online digital library presently hosted and managed by the National Universities Commission (NUC). The Virtual Library was designed and deployed with support and funding from the Education Trust Fund (ETF), UNESCO and the Japanese government. The goal is to ensure that user (subscribers) have the latest publications of the highest calibre in their respective fields (the Arts, Medical Sciences, Pure Science, Social Sciences, Technology, etc…) to facilitate teaching, research and learning.

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A platform to find good lawyers or advocates in your area for all your legal needs. Also provides law college information, legal news and resources. Advocate helps you to connect with qualified advocates in the best possible manner. Through Advocate you have access to the member advocate’s background information, education, experience, a taste of their “life experiences” that are so vital in making the right decision in finding the best possible advocate for your case.

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The World Legal Information Institute (WorldLII) is a free, independent and non-profit global legal research facility developed collaboratively by Legal Information Institutes and other organisations. It provides databases of decisions of international Courts and Tribunals, Internation decisions, law journals, law reform, treaties, final appeal courts, etc.

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Publishing is a leading aggregator of e-books for academic, government, corporate and public libraries around the world. We work with leading publishers and societies to host their high-quality content on our platform. The content is carefully curated and then distributed to customers via our state-of-the art platform which is securely managed, and provides advanced analytics features. Customers have come to appreciate IG Publishing as a reliable partner for their e-resource needs.

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DOAJ: Direct Open Access to Journals is an online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. It indexes more than 10,000 open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities. It is a white list of open access journals and aims to be the starting point for all information searches for quality, peer reviewed, open access material.

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PUBMED: Digital Archive of Biomedical and Life Sciences Journal Literature is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).

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SCOPUS: This is a bibliographic database containing abstracts and citations for academic journal articles. It covers nearly 22,000 titles from over 5,000 publishers, of which 20,000 are peer-reviewed journals in the scientific, technical, medical, and social sciences (including arts and humanities).

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SAGE JOURNALS: SAGE was founded to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE now publishes over 800 books a year, over 850 journals – including those of more than 300 learned societies and institutions – across a broad range of subject areas encompassing business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine.

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 MIT OPEN COURSEWARE: MIT Open Courseware (MIT OCW) is an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to put all of the educational materials from its undergraduate– and graduate-level courses online. It is a large-scale, web-based publication of MIT course materials. This provides access to over 2,800 courses online. While a few of these were limited to chronological reading lists and discussion topics, a majority provided homework problems and exams (often with solutions) and lecture notes. Some courses also included interactive web demonstrations in Java, complete textbooks written by MIT professors, and streaming video lectures.

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 E-BOOKS: These are electronic version of printed books which can be read on a computer or a specifically designed handheld device. They are book-length publication in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, readable on computers or other electronic devices. This is an open access publications which contains more than 2,450 books ranging from Physical Sciences, Engineering, Technology, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities

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E-JOURNALS: These are open access, international, peer-reviewed scientific journals which are addressed to a cross-disciplinary readership including scientists, researchers and professionals, and can be accessed via electronic transmission.

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GOOGLE SCHOLAR: Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: article, theses, books, abstracts, and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other websites. Google scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

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1. Harvard University: Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard:

2. Theses and Dissertations from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

3. Library of Congress Theses and Dissertations Resources: The Library of Congress has compiled an annotated list of theses and dissertations databases from around the world: coverage includes the Theses Canada Portal, where you can search for theses and dissertations in the National Library of Canada.

4. Theses from Canada: 10

5. Theses and Dissertations from the University of Toronto, in Canada:   (full text of selected graduate theses and dissertations from the University of Toronto, in Canada)

6. Theses from Cornell University:

7. University of Kansas Scholar Works: includes KU Theses and Dissertations and specialized research studies

8. University of Michigan Site for Theses and Dissertations: http://deepblue.lib.umich.eduand   and

9. MIT Libraries: Access to Theses and Dissertations: A selective list.

10. Other listings of Universities offering free access to and theses dissertations as well as their digital repositories may be found in openDOAR: Directory of Open Access Repositories:

The complete listing by country may be found here: