Access to e-Resources

The Library and Information Services provide access to a variety of e-resources for researchers. This include access to over 20,000 e-resources including some of the worlds acclaimed online journals, books and databases acquired in partnership with the Kenya Library Information Service Consortium (KLISC). Also included in the e-collection are Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA), Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE) and The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library (TEEAL)

TEEAL (The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library)
TEEAL is popularly known as LanTEEAL because it can be run on a workstation, or hosted on a server and shared over a network. It is a compact, self-contained agricultural library. It contains over 250 journals, most spanning from 1993 through 2011. These journals encompass diverse fields of the agricultural sciences, from agricultural economics and crop improvement to food science and nutrition and natural resources management.

Access: Available through the Local Area Network (LAN) or Stand alone for centres with no LAN. There 16 KALRO Centres with TEEAL and include;  KALRO Headquarters, KALRO NARL, KALRO Muguga, KALRO TRC, KALRO Naivasha, KALRO Lanet, KALRO Njoro, KALRO Kitale, KALRO Kakamega, KALRO Kibos, KALRO Kisii, KALRO Thika, KALRO Embu, KALRO Mwea, KALRO Mtwapa and KALRO Katumani

Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA)
The 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 more than 3500 key journals and 3300 books to 2500 institutions in 116 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.

Website: http://www.aginternetwork.org/
Full text Access: Password required (Contact Librarian at the Institute, Centre or Headquarters)

Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE)
Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE), an international public-private consortium coordinated by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Yale University, and leading science and technology publishers enables developing countries to gain access to one of the world’s largest collections of environmental science research.
Today, over 4,150 peer-reviewed scientific journal titles owned and published by over 350 OARE partners are now available in 107 eligible low income countries.

Website: http://www.oaresciences.org
Full text Access: Password required-(Contact Librarian at the Institute or Headquarters)

The Access to Research Initiative (HINARI)
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. Up to 13,000 journals (in 30 different languages), up to 29,000 e-books, up to 70 other information resources are now available to health institutions in more than 100 countries, areas and territories benefiting many thousands of health workers and researchers, and in turn, contributing to improve world health.

Website: http://www.who.int/hinari/
Full text Access: Password required-(Contact Librarian at the Institute or Headquarters)

Access to Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI)
Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI) supports researchers in creating and developing new solutions to scientific and technical challenges faced locally and globally. The database provide access to nearly 10,000 journals, books from 17 publishers and reference works for nearly 107 developing countries through ARDI.  

Website: http://ardi.wipo.int
Full text Access: Password required-(Contact Librarian at the Institute or Headquarters)

Cambridge Journals Online (CJO)
CUP publishes over 250 academic peer reviewed journals in medicine, politics, linguistics, law, mathematics, social sciences and humanities.Contains good coverage of agricultural, plant science animal science and other related subjects

Website: http://journals.cambridge.org
Full text access: IP Access within KALRO, No password required

Annual Reviews
Annual Reviews publications operate as a high-quality filter, prioritising and synthesising the primary research literature in disciplines for the Biomedical, Life, Physical and Social Sciences. The authoritative and comprehensive review articles are written by leading scholars who are dedicated to helping scientists, students and researchers around the world prioritise and navigate the vast amount of primary research literature and data that is available to them.
Access URL: http://www.annualreviews.org/
Full text access: IP Access within KALRO No password required

Wiley Online Library
Wiley Online Library is a leading international resource for scholarly content providing access to millions of articles across a wide range of journals. Wiley provides access to over 1400 journals in the Sciences, Technology, Medicine, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Access URL: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/
Full text access: IP Access within KALRO, No password required

Springer E-journals
Springer is one of the leading international scientific publishing companies. Springers eJournals 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. KALRO has access to 200 journal titles with full text up to the year 2010 when the subscription ended.

Access URL: www.springerlink.com
Full text access (200 Tiles): IP Access within KALRO, No password required

JSTOR
JSTOR is a growing digital library of more than 2,000 academic journals, 20,000 books, and 2 million primary source objects. JSTOR helps students, scholars, and other individuals discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform.

Website: http://www.jstor.org
Full text access: IP Access within KALRO, No password required

Oxford Journals
Oxford University Press publishes over 230 academic and research journals covering a broad range of subject areas, two-thirds of which are published in collaboration with learned societies and other international organizations.

Website: http://www.oxfordjournals.org
Full text access: IP Access within KALRO, No password required

OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
OECD is renowned for its authoritative, internationally comparable statistics, analysis, and outlooks in economics, public policy, social sciences and environmental issues. OECD includes access to periodicals, books, working papers and statistics.

URL: http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/
Full text access: IP Access within KALRO, No password required

OUP E-books Oxford English Dictionary Online
The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.
URL: http://www.oed.com/
Full text access: IP Access within KALRO, No password required

Emerald
Emerald Management, features 140 Business and Management journals and Emerald Engineering eJournal Collection, features 19 Engineering journals. All of which are peer-reviewed and fully searchable full text journals plus reviews from the worlds top 300 management journals.
Website: http://www.emeraldinsight.com
Full text access: IP Access within KALRO, No password required

EBSCOHOST
Over 11,000 full text, peer-reviewed journals, over 15,000 abstracted and indexed titles. 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

Access URL: http://www.epnet.com/
Full text access: IP Access within KALRO, No password required

African Journals Online (AJOL)
AJOL is a database of journals published in Africa, covering the full range of academic disciplines. The objective of AJOL is to give greater visibility to the participating journals, and to the research they convey. AJOL provides tables of contents and abstracts of over 250 African journals with document delivery. Coverage includes: agricultural sciences, arts, culture and literature, health, science and technology and social sciences
Website: http://www.ajol.info/

SAGE Journals
SAGE provides access over 550 journals in the business, humanities, social sciences science, technology and medicine.
URL http://online.sagepub.com/
Full text access: IP Access within KALRO, No password required

Taylor & Francis
Provides over 1300 titles in humanities, social sciences and applied sciences.
URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/
Full text access: IP Access within KALRO, No password required

World Bank online Library
The World Bank e-Library is an electronic portal to the World Bank's full-text collection of books, reports/working papers, journals and other documents on social and economic development. It is the most comprehensive collections in the area and it brings together, in PDF format, a fully indexed and cross-searchable database of 6,000+ titles, as well as every new title as it becomes available in print. In addition, subscribers have access to information not available in print. eLibrary is fully searchable by subject, region, keyword, title, author, abstract, or year of publication.
http://elibrary.worldbank.org/
Full text access: IP Access within KALRO, No password required

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
The IMF is viewed as one of the world’s most authoritative sources for economic information, analysis and harmonized statistics.  IMF eLibrary provides comprehensive data and original analysis, with coverage of almost every economy in the world and a special focus on developing and emerging economies.
www.elibrary.imf.org/
Full text access: IP Access within KALRO, No password

Bioline International
Bioline International is a pioneer in the provision of open access to peer reviewed bioscience journals published in developing countries. These journals contain timely research on public health, international development, tropical medicine, food and nutritional security, and biodiversity. Bioline increases the visibility of this research by making it readily available to researchers across the world. Bioline is not a publisher, but an aggregator that provides a free platform for journals who wish to participate in the global open access movement.
Website: http://www.bioline.org.br/
Full text Access: Open Access (Free)

E-BRARY
Ebrary offers authoritative e-books in a wide range of subject areas, along with powerful tools to help you find, use, and manage the information you need. Ebrary provides access to ebooks and 1,200 imprints from more than 650 publishers on one platform.

Website: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/kari/home.action
Full text access: IP Access within KALRO, No password required