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.
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.
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.
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).
Important Links (Free)