Mzumbe University Subscribed E-Resources

The MU Library maintains and provides access to a wide variety of online or electronic resources in various subjects. Electronic resources available are in the versions of e-books, and e-journals among others. MU Library subscribes to a wide variety of authoritative online databases such as EBSCO Host, Wiley, and Emerald, among others. Access of most of these resources are IP address based, meaning that they can be accessed withing MU using the University internet.

Below is a complete list of the subscribed e-resources and their respective online links:  

1. Cambridge University Press (CUP):

2. Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS):

3. Emerald: Management and library & information services journals. The service also provides access to leading titles in marketing, business       disciplines, engineering and materials science.

4. International Law in Domestic Courts:

5. Royal College of Physicians: practice/library-journals/ejournals-ebooks-and-databases

6. Sage: Subject Strengths: Humanities, Social Sciences, Scientific, Technical and Medical.

7.Taylor and Francis online Journals: strength: 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.

8. Taylor and Francis E-books:

9.  Wiley Online Library Full Collection: Subject Strength: Life Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Medicine and Healthcare, Physics and Astronomy, Polymers and Materials Science, Psychology, Social Sciences .

10. 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 and a seventh database (The Cochrane Collaboration ) that provides information about Cochrane groups.

11. JSTOR: JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization helping the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways. Covers Economics, History, Political science, Archaeology, African Studies, Music, Art & Art History, Business, Ecology & Botany, Language & Literature, Mathematics & Statistic.

12. International Monetary Fund: Access to information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and so much more.

13.Libraries in a Digital Age:

14. Mary Ann Liebert: Engineering, Informatics, Law, Economics, Medicine, Surgery, and Nursing.

15.Oxford University Press: Oxford Journals publishes journals from science, technical, professional, medical, humanities, arts and social science disciplines.

16. Royal Society: Biology, Biophysics, Chemical Science, Materials, Medicinal Drug Discovery and Physics high-impact journals and books.

17. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) IAM exists to ensure the strongest interactions between mathematics and other scientific and technological communities through membership activities, the publication of journals and books, and conferences.

18. University of Chicago Press: 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.

19. EBSCO Host Research Databases: http://search.ebscoh  The databases provide access to just over 16,500 abstracted and indexed journals from all branches of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and humanities



Research4Life is the collective name for the four programmes (HINARI, AGORA, OARE,  ARDI & GOAL). It provides developing countries with free or low-cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content online. Research4Life is a public-private partnership of the WHO, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, United Nations Environment Programme, World Intellectual Property Organization, Cornell and Yale Universities and the International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers (STM). Working together with technology partner Microsoft, the partnership’s goal is to help attain six of the UN’s eight Millennium Development Goals by 2015, reducing the scientific knowledge gap between developed and developing countries.

20. HINARI; ( The Health Inter-Network Research Initiative (HINARI) Programme is a collaboration between the WHO, publishers and other health care content owners intended to provide biomedical and health care research and guideline information to nonprofit academic and research institutions in low-income countries. As such these resources are heavily subsidized. Continued access depends on stringent non-disclosure of provided passwords. Mzumbe University has been a beneficiary since 2014.  Username and password are available in the Library.

21. AGORA; ( AGORA program, 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. AGORA provides a collection of 1900 journals to institutions in 107 countries. AGORA is designed to enhance the scholarship of the many thousands of students, faculty and researchers in agriculture and life sciences in the developing world.

 Username and password are available in the Library.

22. OARE; ( to Research in Environment (OARE): Online access to research in the environment with the help of the United Nations Environment Programme and major publishers. These resources help developing countries to gain access to one of the world’s largest collection of environmental science research.

Username and password are available in the Library.

23. ARDI; ( to Research for Development and Innovations (ARDI). Provides access to research for development and innovation program is coordinated by WIPO together with its partners in the publishing industry. It aims at increasing the availability of scientific and technical information in developing countries. Improve access to scholarly literature from the field of technology with the aim of reinforcing the capacity of developing countries to participate in global knowledge. 

Username and password are available in the Library.

24. GOALI:

Global Online Access to Legal Information is a new programme providing free or low-cost online access to legal research and training in the developing world. The aim of GOALI is 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.

25.Directory of Open Access Journals; (

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) lists free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and languages

The Library Management will appreciate if you can bring your students for training on how to access above e-resources


  • For further information contact:
    Mzumbe University
    Directorate of Library and Technical Services
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