The library has below mentioned resources.
Some of them are free to all, some are password protected. For access
related information, please contact library.
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.
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
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.
American Medical Association
The American Medical Association
(AMA) provides ten scientific journals without charge to developing
nations. The titles include: The Journal of the American Medical
Association (JAMA); Archives of Dermatology; Archives of Facial Plastic
Surgery; Archives of General Psychiatry; Archives of Internal Medicine;
Archives of Neurology; Archives of Ophthalmology; Archives of
Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery; Archives of Pediatrics and
Adolescent Medicine and Archives of Surgery.
Best of Science
of Science is a free-access scientific publication of preprints and
peer-reviewed articles. It is publishing in five major fields split in
thousands of special areas: Exact Sciences, Technologies, Biological
Sciences, Medical Sciences and Human Sciences. Best of Science authors
pay for the publishing process of papers and preprints. Fees are low
and especially adapted to respond to the geographical origins of the
authors. Papers can be published one week after reception. Access to
the journal is free.
BioMed Central (Open Access Publisher)
is an independent publishing house committed to providing immediate
open access to peer-reviewed biomedical research. Publisher of 183
peer-reviewed open access journals.
British Medical Journal Publishing
electronic version of the British Medical Journals (BMJ) Publishing
group' 28 specialist journals including Evidence-based journals. These
are freely accessible to anybody in the 100 poorest countries in the
world. Users should follow the standard subscription procedure as the
BMJ subscription system will automatically recognise the origin of
Cancer.gov is a free to search abstract database from the US National Cancer Institute.
Combined Health Information Database
Health Information Database (CHID) is a bibliographic database
produced by health-related agencies of the US Government. This database
provides titles, abstracts, and availability information for health
information and health education resources. Coverage includes AIDS,
Cancer and Health Promotion & Education. CHID lists a wealth of
health promotion and education materials and program descriptions that
are not indexed elsewhere.
Free Books 4 Doctors
The AMEDEO Group is now making many important medical textbooks available online, free and in full-text via Free Books 4 Doctors.
In 2003, 650 titles were included in the service, sorted by specialty
and title. It also provides a free alert service as new titles are
Free Medical Journals
Free Medical Journals site is dedicated to the promotion of free
access to medical journals over the Internet. In 2004 it included over
1370 full-text journals sorted by subject, language, and title, as well
as highlight free journals with high impact factors. There is also a
mailing list to alert you as new free journals are added to their list.
is described as a digital library of authoritative medical
information for all students of medicine. It is meant to serve as a
"pico portal" for users interested in quality medical resources on the
Internet. Contains over 250 medical textbooks arranged alphabetically
in topics from Anatomy to Urology. Each textbook included is free to
use, in part or in whole.
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
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).