University of Zambia Library subscribes to over 50,000 journals. Articles are indexed in many databases. No single database covers all journals.

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Set up by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) together with major publishers, enables developing countries to gain access to an outstanding digital library collection in the fields of food, agriculture, environmental science and related social sciences.

Subject Strength: Agricultural Sciences

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American Institute of Physics Journals

AIP publishes 12 journals, 2 magazines, and a conference proceedings series. AIP's citation platform hosts over 2 million articles from more than 200 scholarly publications for 28 earned society publishers.

Subject Strength: Natural Sciences

American Physical Society

Access to the journals produced by the American Physical Society and the Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA).

Subject Strength: Natural Sciences


BioMed Central

Dedicated to open research, BioMed publishes over 290 quality peer-reviewed journals in Biology, Clinical Medicine and Health.

Subject Strength: Health Sciences & Medicine


Bio One

Aggregation of 200 high quality, subscribed and open-access titles focused in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.

Subject Strength: Natural Sciences


Cambridge Journals Online

Full text of over 323 Cambridge University Press Online Journals.

Subject Strength: All subjects


Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.

Subject Strength: Health Sciences & Medicine


EBSCO Host Research Databases

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.

Subject Strength: All Specialization

Elgar Online

The new content platform for Edward Elgar Publishing's journals, reference works and books. It includes scholarly monographs, research handbooks, companions, etc.

Subject Strength: Law, Business, Humanities & Social Sciences


Emerald Management 120 eJournal Collection

EM120 features 120 journals, all of which are full text and peer-reviewed. These journals are considered essential content by 88 of the Financial Times Top 100 business schools.

Subject Strength: Engineering And Library & Information Sciences


Geological Society - The Lyell Collection Complete

The Lyell Collection is an electronic resource containing new and archival journal, Special Publication and book content, published by the Geological Society of London. It contains key peer-reviewed Earth science literature of the highest quality.

Subject Strength: Natural Sciences

GOALI - Global Online Access to Legal Information

GOALI aims to improve the quality of legal research, education and training in low- and middle-income countries, and in turn strengthen legal frameworks and institutions and further the rule of law.

Subject Strength: Law



HINARI Programme set up by WHO together with major publishers, enables low- and middle- income countries to gain access to one of the world's largest collections of biomedical and health literature. Get password from Librarian.

Subject Strength: Medicine

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HST - Libraries in a Digital Age

Over 800 specially prepared online audio-visual lectures by leading experts in business and management fields. The collection is an ideal resource to embed within any business and management course.

Subject Strength: Humanities And Social Sciences


HST - The Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection

Specially prepared, online, animated, audio-visual lectures by world leading authorities on biomedical and life sciences for researchers and university faculty members.

Subject Strength: Natural Sciences


IMF e-Library

The IMF is viewed as one of the world’s most authoritative sources for economic information, analysis and harmonized statistics.

Subject Strength: Humanities and Social Sciences


Intellect Journals collection

Covers Visual arts, Film studies, Cultural & Media Studies and Performing arts.

Subject Strength: Humanities and Social Sciences



JSTOR is a growing digital library of academic journals, books, and primary source object in Business, Economics, History, Political Science, Language & Literature, Art & Art History, Music, Mathematics & Statistics, Education, Area Studies, Life Sciences, Ecology & Botany.

Subject Strength: Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences


Liebert Online

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.

Subject Strength: Medicine


Nature Publishing Group Journals

NPG publishes journals, online databases and services across the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences and clinical medicine.

Subject Strength: Natural Sciences




Led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in partnership with major publishers to enable developing countries to gain access to one of the world’s largest collections of environmental science research.

Subject Strength: Natural Sciences

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OUP - E-books International Law in Domestic Courts

The International Law in Domestic Courts (ILDC), accessed through Oxford Reports on International Law (ORIL) brings together decisions on public international law from international courts and tribunals, domestic courts and ad hoc tribunals

Subject Strength: LAW



OUP - E-books Oxford Reference Online

Provides access to top-quality, authoritative information on every subject from Art to Zoology.

Subject Strength: All Subjects


OUP - E-books Oxford Scholarship Online

Oxford Scholarship Online is a cross-searchable library containing the full text of over 4,600 Oxford books in the humanities, social sciences, sciences medicine, and law.

Subject Strength: All Subjects


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 Strength: All Subjects


Palgrave Macmillan Journals

Palgrave Macmillan offer a combined portfolio of over 70 peer-reviewed e-journals.

Subject Strength: Business, Economics, Operations Research, Politics and Socialogy


Policy Press

Policy Press is a leading specialist social science publisher committed to journals that will have an impact on research, learning, policy and practice at an international level.

Subject Strength: Humanities And Social Sciences


Royal Society - Royal Society Journals Online

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 Strength: Natural Sciences

Royal Society of Chemistry - RSC Journals Archive

Scientific publisher of biology, biophysics, chemical science, materials, medicinal drug discovery and physics high-impact journals and books.

Subject Strength: Natural Sciences

Sage Knowledge

Over 850 journals, including those of over 300 learned societies and institutions, and over 800 books a year across a broad range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine.

Subject Strength: All Subjects


Sage Online Journals

Over 550 journals in the business, humanities, social sciences and science, technology and medicine (STM).

Subject Strength: All Subjects



Science Direct

A leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from nearly 2,500 journals.

Largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.

Subject Strength: All Subjects


University of California Press

Access to 33 Journals of the University of California Press.

Subject Strength: All Subjects


University of Chicago Journals

The journals present original research in the social sciences, humanities, education, and biological and physical sciences.

Subject Strength: All Subjects

Wiley Library

Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities.

Subject Strength: All Subjects