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AccessMedicine provides fast and direct access to over 75 medical titles with updated content, thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, ​case files, time-saving diagnostic and point-of-care tools including respected medical titles such as Harrison'sTM Online.


AccessObGyn - Free Trial

AccessObGyn is an online medical resource that provides a complete spectrum of authoritative, trusted, and current information covering the breadth of obstetrics and gynecology. 


Access Surgery​​

Access Surgery provides comprehensive online surgery resources that enhance medical knowledge and delivers quick answers to surgical inquiries – all in one place. It enables instant access to videos, high-quality full-colour images, self-assessment, leading surgical textbooks, surgical case studies & reviews and an integrated drug database. It is optimized for viewing on any mobile device.


Af​rican Journals On​line​​

African Journals Online (AJOL) com​​prises of abstracts of over 250 African-published journals, with access​​​​ to some full text online, and a document delivery service.​

Bates Visual guide ​​​

Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination delivers new clinical skills videos featuring head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques, as well as OSCE clinical reasoning modules.



Clinical Key​ is a comprehensive e-library by Elsevier Science which provides access to all 500 Elsvier medical journals, 1,000 medical reference books, 9,000 clinical procedure videos ... and more.


ClinicalKey for Nursing

ClinicalKey for Nursing is an online resource to authoritative clinical information. Users have access to evidence-based nursing, journals, books, drug information, practice guidelines, patient education, clinical updates, and latest news and current events in nursing.​.

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ClinicalKey Student Medicine

ClinicalKey Studen​​t MedIcine supports a unique journey for every learner by providing trusted content at the right time and level, to ultimately build practice-ready confidence in our future health professionals.​


ClinicalKey Student Nursing

ClinicalKey Student Nursing ​supports a unique journey for every learner by providing trusted content at the right time and level, to ultimately build practice-ready confidence in our future health professionals.


Co​chrane Library
Cochrane Library, an internationally acclaimed database of  regularly updated evidence​-based medical systematic reviews. 


​​Dyna​Med - Free Trial
Completely reimagined for today’s clinicians, DynaMed combines the highest quality evidence-based information, expert guidance and a user-friendly, personalized experience to deliver accurate answers fast at the point of care. ​ ​


EBSCO Host Research Databases

EBSCO Host Research Databases holds over 11,000 full text, peer-reviewed journals and over 15,000 abstracted and indexed titles. Access to eight major databases: Academic Search Premier; Business Source Premier; ERIC; Masterfile Premier; Newspaper Source; communication source​; Health Source : Nursing & Academic; Health Source: Consumer Edition; Medline.​


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

Factiva​  ​​

A​​​ global news database featuring nearly 33,000 sources, including licensed publications, influential websites, blogs, images and videos. Thousands of sources not available on the free web are available on Factiva on or before the date of publication by the source.  ​​


​Henry Stewart Talks Ltd
Subject Strength: Biomedicine, Life Sciences, Marketing and Management collection



HINARI Programme set up by WHO together with major publishers, enables developing countries to gain access to one of the world's largest collections of biomedical and health literature. More than 7,500 information resources (in 30 different languages) are now available to health institutions in 105 countries, areas and territories benefiting many thousands of health workers and researchers, and in turn, contributing to improve world health.


HST - The Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection (TBLSC)

Subject Strength: agriculture & environment, biochemistry, cancer, cell biology, clinical medicine, disease disorders & treatment, methods, immunology, metabolism & nutrition, microbiology, neuroscience, omics & systems biology, pharmaceutical sciences, reproduction & development


​Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)​

Tip: When browsing, tick to show only IEEE journals to reduce unsubscribed results. Access the IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL), which provides access to neary 2 million full-text documents in electrical engineering and computer science. Subject Strengths: Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, Computer Science & Architecture, Imaging Science & Photographic Technology, Robotics, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science Information Systems, Software Engineering, Remote Sensing, Artificial Intelligence.​​​


International Monetary Fund (IMF)​ 

Access to information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and so much more.



JoVE is the world-leading producer and provider of science videos with the mission to improve scientific research and education. Millions of scientists, educators and students at thousands of universities, colleges, hospitals and biopharmaceutical companies worldwide use JoVE for their research, teaching and learning.​



Covers Economics, History, Political science, Archeology, African Studies, Music, Art & Art History, Business, Ecology & Botany, Language & Literature, Mathematics & Statistics


The LWW Health Library​

The LWW Health Library provides access to rich Lippincott content, including required textbooks and multimedia assets. It presents hundreds of cases, each with a brief description for use in case or problem-based learning, and multimedia such as videos, animations, and quiz banks compatible with iOS devices for uninterrupted viewing. It has an intuitive user interface, with texts and multimedia easily accessible or searchable by asset type and semantic tagging and filtering by subject.


McGraw-Hill eBooks

McGraw-Hill eBooks has over 3000 available titles



OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD's analysis and data.



Ovid eBooks

Over 400 key titles covering clinical medicine, emergency medicine, primary care, nursing education, nutrition, mental health nursing, management, administration and much more. No limit for simultaneous users, but only allows users to download one chapter at a time. One needs to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to read the pdf files


Oxford University Press Journals

Oxford Academic Journals databases contain a collection of journals published​ by Oxford University Press. Oxford is also a good place to check for secondary sources published by a highly regarded press.



D​istributes digital versions of over 7,000 newspapers and magazines in more than 60 languages. These are ​​some of the top newspapers and magazines from more than 120 countries. It can be accessed through applications for iOS, Android, Windows, Mac and various e-readers as well as its website and operates digital editions of newspapers and magazines for publishers.​


​Proquest Ebook Central
​ProQuest preserves rich, vast and varied information – whether historical archives or today’s scientific breakthroughs – and packages it with digital technologies that enhance its discovery, sharing and management.


Project Muse

Project MUSE is your trusted source for the highest quality books and journals in the humanities and social sciences from over 200 of the world’s most distinguished university presses and scholarly societies.​


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

Subject Strengths: Research Methods, Qualitative and Quantitative, cases, videos, datasets​


Sanford Guide

The Sanford Guide for infectious disease guidelines and information is designed for use at the point of care. Sanford Guide provides clinicians with the tools they need to ensure the appropriate use of antibiotics.



Scopus uniquely combines a comprehensive, expertly curated abstract and citation database with enriched data and linked scholarly literature across a wide variety of disciplines. It quickly finds relevant and authoritative research, identifies experts and provides access to reliable data, metrics and analytical tools.


Taylor & Francis Journals
More than 1,300 titles in humanities, social sciences and applied sciences.​

Subject Strengths: Information Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, Language & Literature, Law, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health, Museum, Heritage Studies & Visual Arts, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Sports, Leisure, Travel & Tourism and Urban Studies​


​Taylor & Francis eBooks

Subscribed to over 3​00 titles on Taylor & Francis eBooks

Transfusion medicine

The Transfusion Evidence Library is “an information resource that provides access to evidence-based publications (Systematic Reviews, Randomised Controlled Trial and Health Economic Evaluations) on all aspects of transfusion medicine, and expert Clinical Commentaries on selected studies.” It is produced by the NHS Blood and Transplant Systematic Review Initiative



University of Chicago Press

​The Journals Division publishes journals and serials in a wide range of disciplines, including several journals that were the first scholarly publications in their respective fields.​

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

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UpToDate is a comprehensive regularly reviewed and updated evidence-based resource for health care professionals and covers more than 7,700 topics in 15 medical specialties and includes more than 80,000 pages of text, graphics, links to Medline abstracts, more than 260,000 references, and a drug database.


Vital source

VitalSource Bookshelf is a digital platform designed primarily for accessing and managing e-books and digital content. It provides users with a comprehensive library of textbooks, academic materials, and other publications in digital format

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Wolter Kluwers Health Library

Wolter Kluwer's Health Collection provides trusted clinical technology and evidence-based solutions that engage clinicians, patients, researchers, students, and the next generation of healthcare providers. It focuses on clinical effectiveness, research and learning, safety and surveillance, and interoperability and data intelligence to drive effective decision-making and consistent outcomes across the continuum of care.


 Wolter Kluwers Health Collection 2023/24 E-library

Wolter Kluwer's Health Collection provides trusted clinical technology and evidence-based solutions that engage clinicians, patients, researchers, students, and the next generation of healthcare providers. It focuses on clinical effectiveness, research and learning, safety and surveillance, and interoperability and data intelligence to drive effective decision-making and consistent outcomes across the continuum of care.