AGORA provides a collection of up to 8,200 key journals and up to 22,000 Bookson: Agriculture, Biology, Biotechnology, Applied microbiology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Economics, Entomology, Pest Control, Environment, Ecology, Natural Resources, Fisheries, Aquatic Science and Food science.

Africa Journals Online (AJOL)

African Journals Online (AJOL) is the World’s Largest Online Library of Peer-Reviewed, African-Published Scholarly Journals on Diverse Subject Areas. AJOL is an open access database that requires free registration.AJOL Hosts 521 Journals including 243 Open Access Journals. The Site has 13015Issues Containing 153326 AbstractsThere Are 147491 Full Text Articlesfor Download, of Which 90588are Open Access. Its subject strengths are: Biomedical Research, Life Sciences, Complementary, Engineering, Informatics, Law, Economics, Medicine, Surgery, and Nursing.

American Institute of Physics

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 partnerson Physical Chemistry, Energy, Engineering, Biological Physics and Mathematical Physics.

America Physical Society

Provide Access to the Physical Review Online Archives (PROLA) and Journals Produced by the American Physical Society in the Subject Areas of Atomic Physics, Molecular Physics, Optical Physics, Biological Physics, Chemical Physics, Fluid Dynamics and Nuclear Physics.

Annual Reviews

Provides Access to Information Biomedical, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences and Economics.


ARDI currently has 17 publishers providing access to around 20,000 journals, Up to 21,000 E-Books and Up to 25 other information resourcesfrom diverse fields of Science and Technology.

ASA- Journal of Acoustical Society of America

Provides Access to Information Resources on Underwater Sound, Noise: Effects and Control, Psychological Acoustics, Speech Production, Speech Perception and Speech Processing.



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

British Institute of Radiology

Provides Access to Information Resources on Diagnostic Radiology, Radiology, Oncology, Ultrasound, Radiation Physics, Radiation Protection and Radiobiology. Also provides BJR/case reports on diagnostic radiology, radiotherapy, radiation Sciences, oral radiology, head and neck imaging.

Cambridge University Press Journals

Provide Access to Journals on Politics, Linguistics, Social Science, Humanities, Law, Mathematics, Science, and Medicine

Canadian Science Publishing

Provides Access to Information Resources on Botany, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Earth Science, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Forestry, Microbiology, Physics, Sport Sciences and Zoology.

Chicago Journals

Provides Access to Journals on Economics, Education, Humanities, Law, Life and Physical Sciences, Social Sciences

Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity (CREATE)

CREATE Produces Research Publications Which Include Over 150 Books, Monographs, Policy Briefs, Journal Articles and Country Reports on Education. Its focus areas are 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.

De Gruyter Journals

Provides Access to Information Resources on History, Law, Library and Information Science, Linguistics and Communications, Literary Studies, Mathematics and Religion.


ProvideAccess to Multiple Research Databases with Over 16,500 Abstracted and Indexed Journals from All Branches of Science, Technology, Medicine, Social Sciences and Humanities.

EBSCO Religion and Theology Collection

Provides Access to Multiple Databases, Religious Databases, New Testament Abstracts, Religion and Philosophy Collection.

Edinburgh University Press Journals Online

Provides Access to Information Resources on Literary Studies, Philosophy, Historical Studies, Linguistics, Film &Media Studies and Law.


Provides Access to Journals On Management, Library and Information Sciences, Marketing, Engineering and Materials Science, Accounting, Finance and Economics, Strategic Management, Education, Human Resource Management and Knowledge Management.

IEEE/IET Electronic Library

Provides Information Resources on Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, Computer Science; Architecture, Imaging Science and Photographic Technology, Robotics, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Remote Sensing and Artificial Intelligence.

Harvard Business Review

Provides Access to Information Resources on Leadership, Strategy, Communication, Technology, Innovation, Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Decision Making.

Henry Stewart Talks Online Collection

Provide Information Resources on Biomedicine, Life Sciences, Marketing and Management Collection.


Provides Access Up to 13,000 Journals (In 30 Different Languages), Up to 56,000 E-Books, and Up to 120 Other Information Resources. The Journals can be Searched through a Special Version of Pubmed (Medline), and Other Article Indexes. It subject strengths are: 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 and Nursing. Username: KEN185   Password: 75703

IMF eLibrary

Provides Access to Information Resources on Economic Data, Monetary Policy, Financial Stability, Economic Development and Poverty Reduction.

Institute of Physics

Provides Access to Journals on 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.


Provides Access to Journals on Economics, History, Political Science, Archeology, African Studies, Music, Art and Art History, Business, Ecology and Botany, Language and Literature and Mathematics and Statistics.

Law Africa

Provide Access to Articles, Bills, Case Search, Cause List, Legal Notices, Newsletters, Law Reports and Legal Resources in East Africa.

Liverpool University Press

Provide Information Resources on History, Literature, Language, Culture Studies, Religious Studies and Planning.

Lexis Nexis 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 also accessible through Hinari.

Mary Liebert

Provides Access to Information Resources on Biomedical Research, Life Sciences, Complementary Sciences, Engineering, Informatics, Law, Economics, Medicine, Surgery, and Nursing. Also Publishes Integrated Media Content in the Most Promising Areas of Biotechnology, Biomedical Research, Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Engineering and Technology, Environmental Studies and Policy, Law and Economics and Public Health.

NRC Research Press

Provide Information Resources on Botany, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Earth Science, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Forestry, Microbiology, Physics, Sport Science, Zoology.


OARE Provides more than 3,000 Institutions Access to: 10,000 Journals, 22,000 E-Books, 55 Other Information Resources in a Wide Range of Disciplines Contributing to Our Understanding of the Natural Environment, including Environmental Toxicology and Pollution, Zoology, Botany, Ecology, Environmental Chemistry, Geology, Hydrology, Oceanography, Meteorology, Climatology, Geography, Environmental Economics, Environmental Law and Policy, Conservation Policy and Planning, Environmental Biotechnology, Environmental Engineering, Energy, and Many Other Disciplines. Username: KEN652 Password: 15350


Provide Access to Information Resources on Agriculture & Food, Economics, Education, Employment, Finance & Investment, Governance, Science & Technology, Transport, Taxation.

Online Kenyan Law Journals

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

OSA Journals

Contain 15 Optics and Photonics Journals Published by OSA, Conference Papers and including Advances in Optics and Photonics (AOP).

Oxford University Press Journals

Provides Access to Information Resources on Biological Sciences, Medicine, Public Health and Epidemiology, Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, Economics, Business and Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Computing and Physics.

Project MUSE books

Project MUSE Provides Online Access to Book Packages On: History, Literature, Philosophy and Religion and Poetry.

Project MUSE journals

Provides Online Access to Over 650 Full-Text Journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Royal Society of Chemistry

The World’s Leading Chemistry Community and a Scientific Publisher of High-Impact Journals and Books.

Sage Journals

Provides Access to over 900 journals inHealth Sciences, Life and Biomedical Science, Materials Science and Engineering, Social Sciences and Humanities.

Science Direct

Provide Access to Information Resources on Physical Sciences and Engineering, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities.



Provide Access to Journals on 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 Journals

Provides Access to Journals on Information Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, Language and Literature, Law, Mathematics and 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.

UNESCO Publications

Provide Access to Information Resources on 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

University of California Press

Provide Access to 33 Journals in Area Studies, History of Science, Human research and Bioethics, Sociology, Social interaction.

University of Chicago Press Journals

The University of Chicago Press publishes more than 70 scholarly publications that cover a wide range of disciplines, from the humanities and the social sciences to the life and physical sciences.

World Bank eLibrary

The World Bank is the world’s largest source of development knowledge and assistance. In support of its two ambitious goals— to end extreme poverty within a generation and boost shared prosperity

Wiley InterScience

Provides Access to Information Resources on 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 and Social Sciences.






Access to Scientific and Socioeconomic Knowledge 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

Academic Journals

Medical Sciences, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Physical Sciences, Arts and, Education, Legal studies, Engineering among others

Africa Information Ethics

Provide Information Ethics Resources

African Health OER Network

Provide Health Education Resources


Provide access to free ebooks and textbooks on various subjects.


This is a Multidisciplinary e-books library site. It provides direct links to over 2,431,966 free ebooks.

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 CompendiumAnimal Health & Production CompendiumCrop Protection CompendiumForestry Compendium. There are over 12,216,000 records available in CAB Direct

CAPstoneAcademic Publishers

Provide Access to Medical Textbooks in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.


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. It has over 125,699,898 Open Access Research Articles.


Subject Strength: Agriculture and Enterprise Development.
CoS-SIS carries out inter-disciplinary policy experiments with a view to elaborate, apply and assess an approach to sustainable rural poverty alleviation and food security, based on Innovation System (IS) thinking.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

It has Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages. It contains 11,224 Journals, 8,149 searchable at Article level in 123 Countries and 2,926,268 Articles.

Data World Bank

Provide Access toInformation Resources on 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.

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

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. It has 11,040 Academic peer-reviewed books and chapters from 261 publishers.

East African Community (EAC) Documents and Publications

ProvideAccess to Documents and Publications generated within EAC.


Contains bibliographic records of education literature, plus a growing collection of full text resources. This database is also accessible through EBSCOhost.

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.

Free Book Centre

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

Gateway for Free E-journals

Access 700 Free E-journals covering Subjects like Business & Management, 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.

Google Books

Contain Millions of multidisciplinary great books to review.

Google Public Data

This is a Public Data Directory.

HighWire Stanford University Press

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

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.

International LabourOrganisation (ILO)

Provides free or low-cost online access to legal information and training from the world’s leading academic publishers to researchers, law students, policymakers, judges and legal experts in low- and middle-income countries.

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.

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.


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

National Centre for Biotechnology Information



National Academies Press

Provide access to over 9,091 multidisciplinary e-books.


PDF Drive is a Search Engine for PDF files. It has over 48,168,883 eBooks for you to download for free on any subject.