eResources-Off Campus


Below is a list of databases accessible to NUST Library. Should you experience problems in accessing any of these resources or if you need more login information, feel free to contact the Reference Librarian. NOTE: Use of these resources is strictly not for commercial gain. It is limited to research purposes only. NUST will not be held liable for any violation of this regulation.

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ASA- Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA)

The journal of Acoustical Society of America (JASA).

African Journals Online (AJOL)

Abstracts of over 250 African-published journals, with access to some full text online, and a document delivery service.


Free or low-cost access to major scientific journals in agriculture and related biological, environmental and social sciences for public academic
institutions in developing countries.

American Institute of Physics

AIP publishes 12 journals, two magazines, and a conference proceedings series. Their Scitation platform hosts over 1.5 million articles from more than 25 scholarly publishers.

American Physical Society APS

Access to the Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) and 11 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 37 different disciplines for the Biomedical, Life, Physical and Social Sciences.

ASABE Technical Information Library

ASABE Technical Library includes a range of content including journals, textbook materials, monographs, standards and proceedings as well as the important reference work-in-progress, Design Topics.ASTM Compass Abstractscovers a vast range of subjects including (but not limited to) aerospace, chemical, civil engineering, environmental, geological, health and safety, mechanical, nuclear, petroleum, soil science, materials science, laboratory testing and solar.


Covers research in biological, ecological and environmental science.

British Institute of Radiology Journals

BIR Publications is the publishing arm of the British Institute of Radiology (BIR), publishing books and journals covering all aspects of radiology, radiation oncology, medical physics and the underpinning sciences.

British Library Direct

Provides free table of contents searching from 5 years of data for over 20 000 journals.

British Library Document Supply Centre (BLDSC)

The world’s largest collection devoted to the provision of remote document delivery covering every aspect of science, technology, medicine and humanities, in many languages.

Cambridge Journals

Cambridge publishes over 300 peer-reviewed academic journals for the global market. Containing the latest research from a broad sweep of subject areas, Cambridge journals are accessible worldwide in print and online.

Canadian Science Publishing (publisher of the NRC Research Press journals)

Full text of 20 online peer-reviewed journals in a broad range of scientific disciplines with back files dating back to 1996 in most cases.

Cochrane Library

An internationally acclaimed database of regularly updated evidence-based medical systematic reviews.

Dawsonera eBooks

A collection of ebooks to fulfill your research needs.

De Gruyter Journals

45 e-books, predominantly IFLA publications and 45 library and information science journals.

Duke University Press Journals

Duke University Press publishes 48 periodicals that span a range of disciplines within the humanities and social sciences.


An instant digital library with more than 52,000 e-book titles spanning all academic subject areas.


Provides full-text, abstracted and indexed journals from all branches of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and humanities.

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.

Edinburgh University Press

Over 30 full-text electronic journals in the humanities and social sciences.

Edward Elgar Journals and Books

Edward Elgar Publishing are one of the largest independent academic book publishers in the Social Sciences and Law. They offer 5 journals and a collection of 169 ebooks in Development Studies.

Emerald Group Publishing Ltd

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 world’s top 300 management journals.

Expanded Academic and Health & Wellness Resource Center

Expanded Academic: Unparalleled in its depth and scope, this premier database offers balanced coverage of every academic subject.

Gale: Expanded Academic ASAP

Specifically created for research across all academic disciplines, Expanded Academic ASAP offers balanced coverage of every academic concentration – from advertising and microbiology to history and women’s studies.

Gale: Health & Wellness Resource Center

Expanded Academic and Health & Wellness Resource Center: General research database that covers subject areas from art and literature to economics and the sciences.

Gale Virtual Reference Library– BusinessAllows you to provide reference -books to your users online, offering remote, 24 hour access. No specialized reader or hardware are required just a standard Web browser and the Adobe Acrobat® plug-in.

Geological Society

The Lyell Collection is an electronic collection of 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.

Highwire Press (Stanford University)

Highwire press provides a list of journals offering free online access to developing economies. Individual publishers use the World Bank’s list of low income economies for determining access.


Free access to 2300 biomedical and related social sciences journals and other resources for health sector and academic institutions in 120 developing countries.

HST – Henry Stewart Talks

Specially prepared, online, animated, audio-visual lectures by world leading authorities. cover biomedicine, life sciences, management, marketing, finance, advertising and many more topics.

IET Digital Library

Over 20 Research journals and letters in electrical and electronic engineering.

Institute of Engineering and Technology Digital Library(IET)

Over 20 Research journals and letters in electrical and electronic engineering.

Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS)

INFORMS publishes 13 scholarly journals, including the flagship journals Management Science and Operations Research, a journal for the practice of OR/MS (Interfaces), the new online-only journal Service Science, as well as an open access journal (INFORMS Transactions on Education.

Intellect JournalsIntellect is an independent academic publisher with a firm commitment to supporting original thinking in new and emerging subject areas within the fields of visual arts, film studies, cultural & media studies, and performing arts.

International Forestry Review

The International Forestry Review is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal that publishes original research and review papers on all aspects of forest policy and science, with an emphasis on issues of transnational significance. It is published four times per year, in March, June, September and December. Theme editions are a regular feature and attract a wide audience.

IMF eLibrary

The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) eLibrary simplifies analysis and research with direct access to the IMF’s periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools. It provides information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and much more.


Access to full-text journal articles available as searchable, scanned page images from over 800 important scholarly journals in 48 disciplines.

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

64 authoritative publications in the most promising areas of biotechnology, biomedical research/life sciences, clinical medicine and surgery, alternative and complementary medicine, law, philanthropy, environmental science and sustainability.

Nature Publishing Group (NPG)

Chemistry, Clinical Practice & Research, Earth & Environment, life sciences, and physical sciences

NPG – Nature

Publishes 79 journals and online databases across the life, physical and applied sciences and, most recently, clinical medicine.

NPG – Palgrave Macmillan Journals

Palgrave Macmillan offer a combined portfolio of over 60 peer-reviewed e-journals in the field of Business, Social Sciences and the Humanities.

OARE (Online Access to Research in the Environment)

Provides free access to one of the world’s largest collections of environmental science literature.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

OECD is the world’s largest think-tank, renowned for its authoritative, internationally comparable statistics, analysis, and outlooks in Economics, Public Policy, Social Sciences and Environmental issues.

OUP E-books International Law in Domestic Courts

Brings together decisions on public international law from international courts and tribunals, domestic courts and ad hoc tribunals.

Oxford Journals Online

Over 200 leading titles in science, technology, medicine, humanities and social sciences.

Oxford Textbook of Medicine

The online version of the fifth edition of the foremost international textbook of medicine. Contains the full-text of the print edition, links to all references, and downloadable figures and illustrations. Content is revised and updated twice a year.

Palgrave MacMillan Journals

Palgrave Macmillan offer a combined portfolio of 25 peer-reviewed e-journals.

Pediatric Neurology Briefs

Provides pediatric neurologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, pediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, educators and other health professionals with a detailed reference guide to the diagnosis, etiology, pathology, treatment and prognosis of nervous diseases of infants, children and adolescents. Content is intended to be accessible to readers in any medical discipline.

Project MUSE

Project MUSE provides online access to over 430 full-text journals from 70 publishers in humanities and social science. MUSE pricing meets library needs around the world.

Royal College of Physicians (Clinical Medicine)

Clinical Medicine is published six times a year.The journal is read by physicians both established and in training in hospitals across the world. It features a wide range of articles including original papers, professional issues, clinical guidance, medical humanities, ethics and clinical governance. The journal publishes the key features from the College lectures and conferences.

Royal Society

Seven leading international journals from the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science. Titles cover the whole of the biological and physical sciences, and include Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the longest-running continuously published journal in the world.

Royal Society of Chemistry: RSC Journals Archive

Backfile containing all articles published by the RSC (and its forerunner societies) from 1841 to 2004

SAGE Journals Online

SAGE Publications is an independent international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media. Focuses on Social Sciences & Humanities, health Sciences, Life & Biomedical Sciences, Material Sciences & Engineering.

Sage Publications

Over 550 journals in the business, humanities, social sciences and STM.

Springer eJournals

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.

Springer Engineering eBook collection

Taylor & Francis Online Journals

More than 1,300 titles in humanities, social sciences and applied sciences.

Taylor & Francis eBooks

Over 50,000 eBooks are available from across the Humanities, Social Sciences, Education and Law.

The Free Medical Journals Site

The Free Medical Journals Site was created to promote the free availability of full text medical journals on the Internet.

The New England Journal of Medicine

review articles, case reports, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

University of California Press

(Hosted on JSTOR). University of California Press, Journals and Digital Publishing Division, disseminates scholarship of enduring value. Its collection of print and online journals spans topics in the humanities and social sciences, with concentrations in sociology, musicology, history, religion, cultural and area studies, ornithology, law, and literature.

University of Chicago Press

The Journals Division publishes journals and serials in a wide range of disciplines, including several journals that were the first scholarly publications in their respective fields.

Wiley Online Library

Wiley Online Library Humanities and Social Sciences collection (HSS) provides access to over 500 journals
Wiley Online Library Science, Technology and Medicine collection of over 800 titles

World Bank e-library

The World Bank eLibrary is the World Bank’s subscription-based collection of nearly 6,000 books, reports, journals, and working papers

World Bank Global Development Finance (GDF) Database

An electronic data source on the of external debt and financial flow data.

World Bank World Development Indicators (WDI) Online Database

An electronic data source on the global economy.

World Bank – Global Economic Monitor

Conceived by the World Bank team responsible for monitoring and reporting on day-to-day developments in the global economy, Global Economic Monitor is a “one-stop shop” portal for analysis of current economic trends, and economic and financial indicators.

World Bank: Africa Development Indicators

Africa Development Indicators is the premier data source on the African economy. It contains over 1,400 indicators and time series from 1965 for 53 countries.