1. Turkana University College Subscribed Journals & Databases:
Turkana University College subscribes to a number of worldwide electronic databases, which give access to thousands of electronic journals. Arranged alphabetically….
Note: For Databases requiring log in credentials, the users should seek the assistance of lab technicians and the librarians at the subject counters.
|Database Name||Subject Strength|
|Agriculture, Biology, Biotechnology/Applied microbiology, Chemistry/Biochemistry/Biophysics, Economics, Entomology/pest control, Environment/Ecology/Natural Resources, Fisheries/Aquatic science and Food science.|
|Africa Journals Online||AJOL is an open access database that requires free registration.Subject Strength: Biomedical Research, Life Sciences, Complementary, Engineering, Informatics, Law, Economics, Medicine, Surgery, and Nursing.|
|America Institute of Physics Journals||AIP Scitation offers online access to a robust collection of close to 1 million articles from leading Physical Sciences publications including journals, conference proceedings, standards, and magazines published by AIP Publishing and AIPP’s publishing partners.|
|America Physical Society||Access to the Physical Review Online Archives (PROLA) and journals produced by the American Physical Society.|
|Annual Reviews||Annual Reviews publications operate as a high-quality filter, prioritizing and synthesizing the primary research literature in disciplines for the Biomedical, Life, Physical and Social Sciences.|
|ARDI||ARDI currently has 17 publishers providing access to around 20,000 journals, books, and reference works. It provides access to scholarly literature from diverse fields of Science and Technology|
|AIDS Research and Therapy, BMC Infectious Diseases, BMC International Health and Human Rights, BMC Public Health, Chinese Medicine|
|BJR: diagnostic radiology, radiotherapy, oncology, nuclear Medicine, ultrasound, radiation physics, radiation protection, Radiobiology; BJR/case reports: diagnostic radiology, radiotherapy, radiation Sciences; DMFR: oral radiology, head and neck imaging|
|Cambridge Core e-Journals||Subject Strengths: Politics, Linguistics, Social Science, Humanities, Law, Mathematics, Science, and Medicine|
|Subject Strengths: Economics, Education, Humanities, Law, Life and Physical Sciences, Social Sciences|
|E books and Journals on Drug monographs, Guidelines, Patient education, First Consult/Clinical Overviews, Multimedia and Procedures Consult.
Search for conditions, procedures, drugs, and much more.
|Country Analytic Reviews (CARs), Community and school studies (ComSS), National and cross national research monographs, Analytic work on changing patterns of access and policy dialogue|
|The databases provide access to just over 16,500 abstracted and indexed journals from all branches of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and humanities.|
|Management and library & information services journals. The service also provides access to leading titles in marketing, business disciplines, engineering and materials science.|
|Henry Stewart Talks Online Collection||Subject Strength: Biomedicine, Life Sciences, Marketing and Management collection.|
|Hinari||Ethics, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Hematology, Human Anatomy, Immunology and Allergy, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine Law, General Microbiology, Ethics, Gastroenterology, Genetics Geriatrics, Gynecology and Obstetrics Hematology, Human Anatomy,Medicine, Nursing and many more… This database requires further logging.|
|IEEE/IET Electronic Library||Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, Computer Science; Architecture, Imaging Science & Photographic Technology, Robotics, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science Information Systems, Software Engineering, Remote Sensing and Artificial Intelligence.Currently non-subscibed.|
|Institute of Physics||Condensed matter and materials science, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, Measurement science and sensor, Plasma Physics, Optical, Atomic and Molecular Physics, High Energy and Nuclear Physics, Medical and Biological Physics, Physical Education and Computer Science|
|Economics, History, Political science, Archeology, African Studies, Music, Art & Art History, Business, Ecology & Botany, Language & Literature, Mathematics & Statistics|
||Articles, Bills, Case Search, Cause List, Legal Notices, Newsletters and many more|
|LexisNexis Law Library
||Lexis Library delivers thousands of trusted legal, tax and regulatory sources, such as: Butterworths, Halsbury’s Laws, Tolley’s, Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law and Civil Court Practice. Plus, wide-ranging primary source materials including all England Law Reports,Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents, Atkins Court Forms among others.This database is accessible through Hinari.|
|Biomedical Research, Life Sciences, Complementary, Engineering, Informatics, Law, Economics, Medicine, Surgery, and Nursing|
|NRC Research Press
||Botany, cell biology, chemistry, civil engineering, earth science, fisheries and aquatic sciences, forestry, microbiology, physics, sport science, zoology|
|Articles, Bills, Case Search, Cause List, Complete Laws of Kenya (Statutes & Subsidiary Legislation), Kenya Gazette, Legal Notices, Newsletters, Parliament and Practice Notes.|
|Biotechnology, botany, climate change, ecology, energy, environmental chemistry, environmental economics, environmental engineering and planning, environmental law and policy, environmental toxicology and pollution, geography, geology, hydrology, meteorology, oceanography, urban planning, zoology|
|15 Optics and photonics journals published by OSA, conference papers, and selected OSA meeting content, including Advances in Optics and Photonics (AOP), new in 2009.The Optical Society of America brings together optics and photonics scientists, engineers, educators, technicians and business leaders.|
|Biological Sciences, Medicine, Public Health and Epidemiology, Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, Economics, Business and Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Computing and Physics|
|The Pharmaceutical Journal is the leading database for health professionals and offers the following publications;
–The Pharmaceutical Journal-a weekly journal of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, provides information on the latest advances in the various branches of pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical science.
-Clinical Pharmacist – covers issues of direct relevance to hospital pharmacists, primary care pharmacists and leading-edge community practitioners
-Tomorrow’s Pharmacist – gives insight into the realities of a career in the pharmaceutical sciences.
|Biology, Biophysics, Chemical Science, Materials, Medicinal Drug Discovery and Physics high-impact journals and books|
|Find resources to answer your research methods and statistics questions at SAGE ResearchMethods. SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO) is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. SRMO links researchers to content from books, book chapters, journals, reference books, and videos.
Explore methods and concepts to help you design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct your research, and write up your findings. SRMO focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across all disciplines.
|Subject Strengths: Humanities, Social Sciences, Scientific, Technical and Medical|
|Subject Strengths: Physical Sciences and Engineering, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities.|
|Subject Strengths: Behavioral Sciences, Biomedical and Life Sciences, Business and Economics, Chemistry and Material Sciences, Computer Sciences, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Engineering,Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics and Astronomy.|
|Information Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, Language & Literature, Law, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health, Museum, Heritage Studies & Visual Arts, Physical Sciences, Reference & Information Science, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sports, Leisure, Travel & Tourism and Urban Studies|
|UNESCO Publications||Education; Natural Sciences; Social & Human Sciences; Cultural Sciences; Communication & Information; Climate Change; Biodiversity Initiative; Culture of Peace & Non-Violence; Dialogue among Civilizations; Education for Sustainable development; Foresight and Anticipation; Gender Equality; HIV and AIDS; ICT in Education; Africa Least Developed Countries; Post-Conflict and Post-Disaster Responses; Science Education; Small Island Developing States Youth|
|Wiley Interscience||Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Science, Education Engineering, Law Life Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Medicine and Healthcare, Physics and Astronomy, Polymers and Materials Science, Psychology, Social Sciences|
Turkana University College has also subscribed to E-Book sites. Click on the image links below to view the books. Access to the sites is through the Kenyatta University proxy therefore no need for passwords if you are browsing via the University network.
|Database Name||Subject Strengths|
|Bentham Journals & E-Books||Analytical Chemistry, Anti-Infective/Infectious Diseases,Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology,technology, medicine and social sciences.|
|Anthropology,Business & Economics, Computers & IT, Education, Fine Arts, History, Language & Literature, Law,Life Sciences,Medicine,Physical Sciences, Psychology, Religion, Social Sciences and Technology.|
|Science Direct||Includes e-books on Physical Sciences and Engineering; Life sciences; Health Sciences; and Social Sciences and Humanities.|
|SpringerLink||Biomedical and Life Sciences, Business and Economics, Chemistry and Materials Science, Computer Science, Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, Mathematics and Statistics.|
There are also Open Access Databases, Journals, CourseWare and E-books available online and do not require any subscription
|Database Name||Subject Strengths|
|Access to Scientific and Socioeconomic Information in Africa (ASKIA)||It defines a framework for bringing together scientific and socio-economic information for the African community, including scientists, researchers, academics, students, economists a including Open Access literature, scientific and socio-economic commercial databases, online journals and other resources. The federated search will provide a one stop access to knowledge of different types ranging from bibliographic data, statistical data, events and news, etc and, policy-makers|
|Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)||Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages|
|Data World Bank||Subject strengths: Agriculture & Rural Development, Health, Aid Effectiveness, Infrastructure, Climate Change, Labor & Social Protection, Economic Policy & External Debt, Poverty, Education, Private Sector, Energy & Mining, Public Sector, Environment, Science & Technology, Financial Sector, Social Development, Gender; and Urban Development.|
|EAC Documents & Publications||The links provides access to Documents and Publications generated within EAC.|
|IFRA Press Archive
||IFRA has built up a press review of East African newspapers since the late 1970’s. The collection has more
than 50,000 press cuttings classified thematically by National and international politics, economy and agriculture
|Kenya Open Data
||This site makes public government data accessible to the people of Kenya. High quality national census data, government expenditure, parliamentary proceedings and public service locations are just a taste of what’s to come. The information here is key to improving transparency, unlocking social and economic value, and building Government in Kenya.|
|Kenya Past and Present Publications
||This site allows you to search Kenya’s past and present publications. Type Kenya past and present under keyword field.|
||Publications by the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA).|
||This executive brief is a synthesis of key findings and recommendations from a multi country analytical study by UN Women on child marriage in Africa covering ten countries selected due to their comparatively higher prevalence of child marriage in the continent and globally.|