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TUDARCo as a member of the Consortium of Tanzania Research and University libraries (COTUL) has subscribed to full range of electronic scholarly databases from prestigious publishers. This will help students and staff to have access to full text journal articles found in these journals. 

Access of these databases requires TUDARCo public IP (Internet Protocol) address available within the college campus. Websites and passwords of some of the databases are provides to facilitate the accessing process.


1. Cambridge University Press - Cambridge Journals Online

 2. IMF eLibrary


 4. Sage Journals

5. Taylor & Francis eBestseller Packages

6. Taylor & Francis Journals

7. University of Chicago Journals

8. Wiley Online Library SSH

9. Edinburgh University Press

 10. Palgrave Macmillan


Databases with full-text journal articles


1.Cambridge University Press - Cambridge Journals Online

 URL:  http://journals.cambridge.org

 The resource provides full text of 350 leading journals from Cambridge University   Press, covering a wide range of disciplines in the humanities, social sciences and   STM.


2.Emerald Insight Group of Publishing

 URL:  www.emeraldinsight.com

 Emerald is the world's leading publisher of academic and professional literature in                       Health Care Management/Healthcare, Business, Accounting and Finance,   Environment,       Economics, Education, Electrical & Electronic Engineering,    Humanities, and      Library and Information Studies


  3.De Gruyter LIS Journals

 URL:  http://www.degruyter.com

 Allows access to over 100 titles delivering a wide variety of content in humanities, medicine, the sciences and law. Subject of strength is Library an Information Science.


  4.Edinburgh University Press Developing Countries Initiative

 URL:    http://www.euppublishing.com/

 Publishes over 30 journals across a range of disciplines such as Politics, Law, Linguistics,    Philosophy, Media, Islamic, Scottish Studies


5.IMF eLibrary 

URL:   http://www.elibrary.imf.org/

This is one of the world’s most authoritative sources for economic information, analysis and     harmonized statistics.  It provides comprehensive data and original analysis, with coverage of    almost every economy in the world and a special focus on developing and emerging    economies.


6.Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS)

URL:  https://www.informs.org/

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). Areas covered include Economic data, Monetary policy, Financial stability, Economic development, Forecasts and outlooks and Poverty reduction. 


URL: www.jstor.org

This is a digital library of more than 2,000 academic journals, 20,000 books, and 2 million primary source objects. 

Username: tudarco03

Password: maktaba


8.OECD iLibrary (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

URL:   http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org

This is a  OECD's Online Library for books, papers and statistics and the gateway to     OECD's analysis and data. It 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.

9.The commonwealth-library

URL:   http://www.thecommonwealth-ilibrary.org/

The Commonwealth iLibrary is the cross-searchable online library for books, series and working papers published by The Commonwealth Secretariat.


10.OUP - Oxford Journals 

URL:    http://www.oxfordjournals.org/en/

This resource publishes journals from science, technical, professional, medical,    humanities, arts and social science disciplines.


11.Palgrave Macmillan Journals

URL:  http://www.palgrave-journals.com

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


12.Sage Online Journals 

URL:   http://online.sagepub.com/

Usename: provost@tudarco.ac.tz 

Password: UPEndo2003


13.Taylor & Francis eBestseller Packages

URL:  http://www.tandfebooks.com/ 

The Taylor & Francis eBestseller Packages contains 1200 of their bestselling eBook titles from twelve key subject areas. 


14.Taylor & Francis Journals 

URL:    http://www.tandfonline.com/

Provides access to more than 1,300 titles in humanities, social sciences and applied sciences.


15.University of Chicago Journals

URL: http://www.press.uchicago.edu/journals.html

The University of Chicago Press publishes nearly 50 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.

16.Wiley Online Library HSS

URL:  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/

This is a leading international resource for scholarly content providing access to              millions of articles across a wide range of journals. This package provides access to   over 500 journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences.


 Free Online Resources 

Academic Journals

URL: http://www.academicjournals.org/journals.htm

African Digital Library  


To access this library you need to fill application form to get a password and a user name for login purposes.


African Journals Archive

URL: http://www.sabinet.co.za/?page=african-journal-archive

African Journals Online

                   URL: www.ajol.info/

                   Username:  tud_arco

                    Password: neema123

African Law Library


This is an innovative online portal available free of charge to all those interested in    African law and governance.

 Bangladesh Journal 


Username: maendeleo
Password: neema567 


URL: http://bookboon.com 

BUBL Information Service
 Links to over 10,000 quality Internet resources covering all subject areas, and sub-divided by type. Search or browse.

DLSU Business& Economic Review 


 Username: tumaninidar

Password: asifiwe2003  

Centre for Research Libraries 

URL: http://www.crl.edu/grn/AFRINUL

Cooperative African Newspapers Project

URL: http://www.crl.edu/grn/afrinul 


 URL: http://cogprints.org/cgi/search/advanced


 Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) 

URL: http://www.doabooks.org/

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

URL: http://www.doaj.org/ 

Directory of Open Access Resources (DOAR) 

URL: http://www.opendoar.org/

The Directory of Open Access Repositories (OpenDOAR)

URL: http://www.opendoar.org/

This is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. It contains a list of repositories and a search facility which give access to eprints archives and full text eprints in many disciplines including agriculture.

Electronic Journals Library

URL: http://rzblx1.uni-regensburg.de/ezeit/fl.phtml?bibid=AAA 

Electronic Journal of Probability 


Electronic Journal of Statistics


The Electronic Library of Mathematics (ELibM)

 URL: http://www.emis.de/ELibM.html

Electronic Resources for Research Methods 



URL: http://eprints.rclis.org/

E-LIS is an open access archive for scientific or technical documents, published or unpublished, on Librarianship, Information Science and Technology, and related disciplines. It offers free access to "e-prints in library and information science" research papers 


URL: http://eric.ed.gov/ 



This downloads over 80 million free scientific publications.

Global text project. 

 http://globaltext.terry.uga.edu/booklist?cat= title 

Google Scholar 

URL: http://scholar.google.com/

The Harvard Human Rights Journal


 HighWire Press

URL: http://highwire.stanford.edu/lists/freeart.dtl 

IFLA Library 

URL: http://library.ifla.org/information.html 



International Development Research Center

URL: http://www.idrc.ca/EN/Pages/default.aspx

International Journal of Communications Law and Policy 


Journal of Business Venturing 


The Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance


Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement


Journal of Information Law & Technology




Mongolia Journals


Username: hope_dar
Password: amani123

The National Academic Press



Nepal Journals Online


Username: upendo 

Password: heshima123

OER Africa

URL: http://www.oerafrica.org/ 

OMIC Group International


OMICS Group is currently managing 350 Open Access journals

Online Book Page 


It is a list of some of the major sources and indexes of free online texts, in all languages, both general and specialized.



 Philippine Journals Online


Username: tumainidar

Password: asifiwe2003

Pinakes: A Subject Launchpad

This is a subject gateway that provides access to reliable and up-to-date web resources for all subjects.



Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA).

URL:  www.repoa.or.tz  

Research Methodology and Statistics


This contains a wide range of electronic materials ranging from e-journals, text books etc in the area of research methods

ROAR: Registry of Open Access Repositories.



Springer Open


 Sri Lankan Journals


Username: tudarco_maktaba
Password: habari

 South African Journal of Information Management

URL: www.sajim.co.za

Disciplines included are, inter alia, Knowledge management, Record management, Strategic management, Information economy, Records management, Information systems management, Data mining, Data warehousing, Relevant applications of information technology.

Tanzania Online Gateway.

URL:  www.tzonline.org



The World Bank's Open Data


World Bank Open Knowledge Repository - OKR


This is the World Bank’s official open access repository. It  includes World Bank books,  journal articles from the World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Research Observer and WB annual reports.




World Digital Library




URL: www.zainbooks.com/


Search engines for full-text scholarly articles

Google scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. Allows  search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and full text articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.

Search engines for full scholarly articles

These are generally based on robots which crawl the Internet and build databases of web sites. Some of them offer selective subject listings for browsing, and assorted other features..


It is advanced, fast search engine with the largest database. Uses link popularity in ranking results - good for finding home pages. Separate search for images and newsgroups, with a directory, a powerful advanced search, and various special searches.


Search engine with large database and facility to filter a search in various ways.


Returns the best results from leading search engines.


Search once for results from over 1000 search engines, directories, news sources, newspapers, discussion groups etc.


Metasearch tool for web, news, image, video


This is a metasearch engine that collects data from the internet.