Other Resources

The library has below mentioned resources. Some of them are free to all, some are password protected. For access related information, please contact library. 

African Portal

​The Africa Portal​ is an online knowledge resource for policy-related issues on Africa.  the Africa Portal offers open access to a suite of features including an online library collection, a resource for opinion and analysis, an experts directory, an international events calendar and a mobile technology component — all aimed to equip users with research and information on Africa’s current policy issues.

HINARI is an initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO) that is providing free access to over 3,000 biomedical and other related social sciences journals to institutions in developing countries.  Access to the HINARI resources is password controlled. Please contact the library for details. 

AKU Intranet
The AKU Intranet provides access to Aga Khan University, Karachi library resources. This includes access to the catalogue of the library's holdings i.e. books, journals etc. The intranet also provides direct links to their journals with online access. 

BioMed Central (Open Access Publisher)
BioMed Central is an independent publishing house committed to providing immediate open access to peer-reviewed biomedical research. Publisher of 183 peer-reviewed open access journals. 

Map of Medicine
The Map of Medicine is an online clinical knowledge tool that provides comprehensive evidence based clinical pathways. It currently contains over 380 evidence-based clinical pathways. Content is added every three months and each pathway is thoroughly reviewed on an annual basis. 

You can get map of medicine via Hinari; log in to HINARI, go to the drop down menu "Reference Sources", scroll to the bottom of the menu list where you will see zzSHIPD Pilot - Map of Medicine. This will take you to the home page. 

Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE)
Online Access to Research in the Environment an international public-private partnership that provides developing nations access to one of the world's largest collections of natural and environmental science research. Subjects covered include, sciences (general), statistics, computers and modeling (environmental), education and library science, microbiology, biochemistry and other biosciences, natural disasters, pollution and environmental toxicology etc. 

Pew Research Centre

Pew Research Centre​​ is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world through public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research to enrich public dialogue and support sound decision-making.​

PubMed Central
PubMed Central a free archive of life sciences journals. PMC is the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature. All the articles in PMC are free (sometimes on a delayed basis). 

Import​ant Links (Free)