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Available and accessible full text to you on the HIT Library website are electronic databases of books and journals that have been carefully selected with your teaching, learning and research needs in mind.  They are all available on on-campus access which is IP authenticated.  Off-campus access is being explored.  Just click on the e-resources link from the library website and you are on!  You can browse the list below taking note of the subject strength then select the most appropriate for that assignment or research topic you are working on.

Annual Reviews Annual Reviews

Annual Reviews publications operate as a high quality filter, prioritising and synthesising the primary research literature in 37 different disciplines for the Biomedical, Life, Physical and Social Sciences.

Subject Strengths: Biomedical/Life Sciences; Physical Sciences; Social Sciences; Economics

EBSCO Host Research Databases EBSCO Host Research Databases

Provides access to 8 major databases: Academic Search Premier; Business Source Premier; ERIC; Masterfile Premier; Newspaper Source; Health Source : Nursing & Academic; Health Source : Consumer Edition; Medline. These databases can be searched at the same time; many journals can be searched at once.

Subject Strengths: Good coverage of most branches of social sciences and humanities; Strong business coverage; Strong nursing, medicine and allied health coverage; Dedicated newspaper database, kept separate from peer-reviewed content.

Emerald Management 120 e-Journal Collection

Emerald Management 120 e-Journal Collection

Emerald Management features 120 Business and Management journals, all of which are peer-reviewed and fully searchable full text journals plus reviews from the world's top 300 management journals. Many go back to 1990s.

Subject Strengths: Computer Science; Library and Information Sciences; Marketing; Management

Expanded Academic and Health & Wellness Resource Center Expanded Academic and Health & Wellness Resource Center

Expanded Academic: Unparalleled in its depth and scope, this premier database offers balanced coverage of every academic subject -- from advertising and microbiology to history and women's studies. Health and Wellness Resource Center: For access to authoritative health and medical information, turn to the Health & Wellness Resource Center, a specialized reference tool that offers a vast collection of medical information to academic, medical and public libraries.

Subject Strengths: economics, topics in business and finance; anthropology, archeology; computing and computers; education; art, literature, music, history; international relations, law; sociology, philosophy, religion
HST - Libraries in a Digital Age HST - Libraries in a Digital Age

Specially prepared, online, animated, audio-visual lectures by world leading authorities on library developments in a digital environment for researchers and university faculty members.

Subject Strengths: Digital libraries
IET Digital Library IET Digital Library

Over 20 Research journals and letters in electrical and electronic engineering

Subject Strengths: Electrical and electronic engineering; Telecommunications;Computing; Power; Control; Radar; Circuits; Materials; Life sciences related research; IT
Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS)

INFORMS publishes 13 scholarly journals, including the flagship journals Management Science and Operations Research, a journal for the practice of OR/MS (Interfaces), the new online-only journal Service Science, as well as an open access journal (INFORMS Transactions on Education).

Subject Strengths: Operations Research; Management Science; Analytics; Operations Management; Information Systems; Decision Analysis; Research Theory; Marketing Research and Science; Computing and Information Technologies; Research Theory; Strategic Management; Mathematical Theory; Supply Chain Management; Science Research and Education

It provides an archive of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable. The archive contains over 800 important scholarly journals of high-quality, interdisciplinary content to support scholarship and teaching in 50 disciplines.

Subject Strengths: Economics; History; Political Science; Language & Literature; Art & Art History; Music; Mathematics & Statistics; Education
Mary Liebert Online Mary Liebert Online

Founded in 1980, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is universally acknowledged for establishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in the most promising areas of biotechnology, biomedical research/life sciences, clinical medicine and surgery, and law. Liebert Online delivers electronic access to peer-reviewed journals published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Subject Strengths: Biotechnology; Biomedical research/life sciences; Clinical medicine and surgery; Law
OECD iLibrary OECD iLibrary

OECD is the world's largest think-tank, renowned for its authoritative, internationally comparable statistics, analysis, and outlooks in Economics, Public Policy, Social Sciences and Environmental issues.

Subject Strengths: Economics; Energy; Environment; Social sciences
OUP - Oxford Journals OUP - Oxford Journals

Oxford Journals publishes journals from science, technical, professional, medical, humanities, arts and social science disciplines.
Organisations that qualify for the free Developing Countries Oxford Online Collection offer will obtain access to over 200 titles.

Subject Strengths: Biological Sciences; Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Humanities; Social Sciences; Law; Economics, Business, and Finance; Mathematics, Statistics, Computing and Physics

Currently hosts 300 leading edge peer reviewed open access journals in such areas as Engineering, Chemistry; Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicine, Environmental Sciences and Clinical Medicine

Palgrave Macmillan Journals Palgrave Macmillan Journals

Palgrave Macmillan offers a combined portfolio of over 70 peer-reviewed e-journals.
Subject Strengths: business and management; economics; education; information systems and technology

Project MUSE journals

Project MUSE journals

Project MUSE provides online access to 500 full-text journals and 15,000 full-text ebooks from 200 non-profit publishers in the humanities and social sciences.
Subject Strengths: Education; Language and Linguistics; Library Science and Publishing; Literature; Medicine and Health; Science, Technology, and Mathematics; Social Sciences

Royal Society for Chemistry - RSC Journals Archive & Royal Society - Royal Society Journals Online

Royal Society for Chemistry - RSC Journals Archive & Royal Society - Royal Society Journals Online

Royal Society for Chemistry - RSC Journals Archive & Royal Society - Royal Society Journals Online

Ten leading international journals from the Royal Society, the UK's national academy of science. Titles cover the whole of the biological and physical sciences, and include Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the world's first science journal.

Subject Strengths: Mathematics, engineering and other physical sciences; All biological sciences; particularly good on ecology, environment; Multidisciplinary and



Over 550 journals in the business, humanities, social sciences and science, technology and medicine (STM). Subject Strengths: Humanities; Social Sciences; Scientific, Technical and Medical



Springer is one of the leading international scientific publishing companies. Springer's e-Journals cover a wide range of subjects including biomedicine and the life sciences, clinical medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer sciences, human sciences, social sciences and economics.

Subject Strengths:Engineering; Humanities, Social Sciences and Law; Mathematics and Statistics; Medicine; Physics and Astronomy

Taylor & Francis Journals Taylor & Francis Journals

More than 1,300 titles in humanities, social sciences and applied sciences.

Subject Strengths: Arts & Humanities; Business, Management & Economics; Chemistry; Education; Engineering, Computing & Technology; Environment & Agriculture; Geography, Planning, Urban & Environment; Library & Information Science; Mathematics & Statistics; Media, Cultural & Communication Studies; Physics etc.

University of Chicago Journals University of Chicago Journals

The University of Chicago Press publishes nearly fifty scholarly journals, many on behalf of some of the world's most prestigious societies, and several that were the first scholarly publications in their respective fields. The journals present original research in the social sciences, humanities, education, and biological and physical sciences.

Subject Strengths: Economics; Education; Humanities; Law; Life and Physical Sciences; Social Sciences
Wiley Online Library STM Wiley Online Library STM

Wiley Online Library is a leading international resource for scientific, technical, medical and scholarly content providing access to millions of articles across a wide range of journals. This package provides access to over 800 journals in the Sciences. Technology and Medicine

Subject Strengths: Chemistry & Physics; Computer Science; Engineering; Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences; Mathematics & Statistics; Medicine & Nursing; Physics and Astronomy; Polymers and Materials Science
NRC Research Press

NRC Research Press

Full text of 20 online peer-reviewed journals in a broad range of scientific disciplines with back files dating back to 1996 in most cases. Scope includes botany, chemistry, civil engineering, physics, microbiology as well as earth sciences.



CIBTech is currently publishing 16 online international journals, some of which are open access, covering basic and applied aspects from Life Sciences; Chemical Sciences; Engineering Sciences; Food, Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences; Geology, Earth and Environmental Sciences; Medical Sciences; Physics and Mathematical Sciences; Zoology; Pharmaceutical Sciences; and Plant Sciences. CIBTech has an offer for free article publication in some of its selected scientific journals (See Terms on the site)


ASABE Technical Library

ASABE Technical Library includes a range of content including journals, textbook materials, monographs, standards and proceedings as well as the important reference work-in-progress, Design Topics.

De Gruyter Publishers

De Gruyter Publishers

Provides access to over 375 titles delivering a wide variety of content in humanities, medicine, the sciences and law. Has strength in Engineering, Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Material Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Life Sciences, Pharmacy and Economics.


Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.


Open Access Resources


Elsevier Open access journals Elsevier Open access journals

Articles published in Elsevier Open Access Journals are peer reviewed and permanently free for everyone to read and download. In addition to Open Access Journals, Elsevier also provides open access options in 1500 established peer-reviewed journals. Use the A-Z Directory of Open Access Journals to make your selection and click to load page of journal.

ArXiv, is an open archive of more than 739 631 e-prints in physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative Biology, quantitative Finance and Statistics. It was originally run from Alamos National Laboratory and now it is being partially funded by the National Science Foundation and run from Cornell University, a private not-for-profit educational institution.
BioMed Central BioMed Central

Is an online open access publisher of peer-reviewed research across all areas of biology and medicine. It publishes 150 peer-reviewed open access journals accessible at Biochemistry, Pharmacy, Chemistry and other health and life-sciences related literature can be accessed on this platform

DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)

Is an OA service covering free full-text and quality-controlled scientific and scholarly journals. It currently holds 2 310 journals with 666 giving full-text articles. Currently a total of 104 183 articles are included in the DOAJ service. The website of the service
There are also distributed institutional archives or repositories as listed in the Directory of Open Access Repositories (OpenDOAR) that the HIT Library is providing access. The OpenDOAR lists more than 2000 institutional repositories;

Other Open Access journals can be accessed freely on the Internet through the Indian Academy of Sciences, Indian National Science Academy and SciELO;