E-books & Journals

E-books & Journals

The Library subscribes to the following e-journals and e-books databases through the Consortium of Tanzania University and Research Libraries (COTUL):

Taylor and Francis Online Journals

This database carries over 1,300 journals and provides access to more than 1,300 titles in education, computing and technology, library and information science, mathematics and statistics, communication studies etc.
Link: Taylor and Francis Online Journals


A portfolio of over 900 journals in the following fields: business, social sciences & humanities. It publishes over 800 books a year.
Link: SAGE

Cambridge University Press-Online Journals

Publishes 390 journals in the fields of social science, linguistics, law, economics, mathematics, English Language Teaching and Education.
Link: Cambridge University Press-Online Journals


Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA) is a database that provides a collection of up to 13,700 key journals and up to 26,500 books in the fields of food, agriculture, environmental science and related social sciences.


Research in Health Programe (HINARI) is a database that provides up to 15,000 journals, 56,000 e-books and up to 120 other information resources.


Access to Research in the Environment (OARE) that provides provides access to up to 11,500 journals, up to 27,000 e-books, and up to 40 other information resources in a wide range of disciplines including environmental toxicology and pollution, zoology, botany, ecology, , geology, hydrology, oceanography, meteorology, climatology, geography, environmental economics, environmental law and policy, conservation policy and planning, and many other disciplines.
Link: OARE

OpenDOAR - Directory of Open Access Repository

Search for full text of open access theses and dissertations around the world.
Link: OpenDOAR – Directory of Open Access Repository

IMF eLibrary

Edinburgh University Press Developing Countries Initiative

UNDP Publications

IDEAS: largest database dedicated to Economics

Social Science Open Access Repository (SSOAR)

World Bank Publications


Provides access to the subjects such as reviewed journals in law, economics, language and literature, mathematics and statistics, education.

University of Chicago Journals

The database presents original research in the social sciences and humanities. Subjects covered in this database include, Economics, Law and Social Sciences.
Link: University of Chicago Journals


Emerald is the world’s leading publisher of academic and professional literature with over 120 Journals available in area of management, Education, and Library and Information Studies.
Link: Emerald


Global Online Access to Legal Information (GOAL) includes academic and professional peer-reviewed journals, publications and databases in selected subject areas of law from the World’s leading academic publishers. It provides free or low-cost online access and training to law and law-related content.
Link: GOAL


Access to Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI) provides access to up to 7,600 journals, up to 22,000 e-books, and up to 25 other information resources in diverse fields of science and technology.
Link: ARDI

Directory of Open Access Books

DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals

This is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals.
Link: DOAJ – Directory of Open Access Journals

Open Access Theses and Dissertations

Cyber Economics

African Virtual University (AVU-OER)

OAPEN: online library and publication platform

Tanzania Development Gateway

TDG provides online networking and sharing, exchange and dissemination of knowledge, ideas and information on development matters.
Link: OAPEN: online library and publication platform