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Abi-Inform Global via ProQuest ... with full-text articles
1971 - present. In-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers as well as company and executive profiles from 1,800 international business periodicals.

 

Academic Research Library via ProQuest ... with full-text articles
1971 - present. Covers art, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, psychology, sciences, social sciences and women's interests.

  

Academic Search Complete via EBSCOhost ... with full-text articles
1984-present; updated daily.
Provides full text for over 3 000 scholarly publications covering the social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences and ethnic studies. Login and password for EbscoHost Mobile available from your subject librarian.

 

ACM Digital Library ... with full-text articles
The Association for Computing Machinery Digital Library is a collection of citations and full-text items from ACM journals, transactions, magazines, newsletters and conference proceedings; full-text content can be accessed in the journals, transactions and magazines BUT the symposium papers and newsletters are NOT part of our subscription.

 

Africa-Wide Information via EBSCOhost ... with full-text articles
Combines the African Studies, South African Studies and African HealthLine databases; subjects covered include politics, sociology, economics, development, history, art and architecture, law, music and health; references are to books, chapters in books, journal articles, theses and dissertations and other resources. Login and password for EbscoHost Mobile available from your subject librarian.

 

African HealthLine  now included in Africa-Wide Information

 

African Index Medicus (AIM)
An international index to African health literature and information sources. It is a compilation of national databases with abstracts and a search engine. The project is sponsored by the Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA) with the technical support of the World Health Organization.

 

African Journal Archive ... with full-text articles
A retrospective digitisation project of full-text journal articles published in Africa, in the Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities. 

 

African Journals Online (AJOL)
Can be accessed by users who register. Use the Search facility to find articles in scholarly journals published in Africa; the link to the Programme for the Enhancement of Research Information (PERI) provides access to a wide range of free resources including indexes and abstracts.

 

African Writers Series via Chadwyck and Headley
Heinemann's African Writers Series publishes texts of modern African literature. This electronic edition provides 181 volumes of fiction, poetry, drama and non-fictional prose, including works by Chinua Achebe, Ama Ata Aidoo, Steve Biko, Buchi Emecheta, Nadine Gordimer, Bessie Head, Doris Lessing, Dambudzo Marechera, Christopher Okigbo, Okot p'Bitek and Tayeb Salih.

 

Agricola ... with full-text articles
Bibliographic database and library catalogue created by the USA's National Agricultural Library (NAL), the database contains references to literature on all aspects of agriculture with new items added daily; the NAL catalogue can be searched separately or together with AGRICOLA.

 

Agriculture Journals via ProQuest ... with full-text articles
Full-text journals in agriculture and related fields.

 

AIDSearch via BiblioLine ... with full-text articles    No longer available - Oct 2008
Updated monthly. A combination of three databases that provides over 375,000 references to literature about HIV / AIDS and related topics.

 

Aluka Digital Library ... with full-text
A wide variety of high-quality scholarly materials ranging from archival documents, periodicals, books, reports, manuscripts, and reference works, to three-dimensional models, maps, oral histories, plant specimens, photographs, and slides provide information on Africa. The three main content areas are:
African Plants; African Cultural Heritage Sites and Landscapes; and Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa.

 

American Medical Association (AMA) Abstracts and Indexing via ProQuest
An index with abstracts to the journals of the American Medical Association.

 

American Chemical Society ... with full-text articles
1879 - present. Searchable access to all ACS Journals including a comprehensive backfile. Subject coverage is chemistry and chemical engineering.

 

Annee Philologique
1949 - 2004. APh is a database for Classical Studies which is published by the Société Internationale de Bibliographie Classique with support from a variety of organisations. Records from volumes 26 - 75 (1949 - 2004) of the print publication are available online and article information includes a brief abstract.

 

American Physical Society (APS) Journals ... with full-text articles
Access to full-text articles in Physical Reviews A-E, Physical Review Letters and Reviews of Modern Physics including archival access via PROLA.

 

Anthropology Index
1957 - present. A bibliographic database provided by the Royal Anthropological Institute in association with the British Museum and based on the journals held by the Museum's Anthropology Library. Online access to AIO is available free of charge for limited use for each institution (up to 100 searches per institution per year).

 

Architectural Publications Index - CD-ROM available for use by appointment at the Architecture Branch Library only. 1998 - present. A bibliographic database covering architecture.

 

ArchiveGrid via OCLC
Login and password from subject librarian
A database of historical records, personal papers, and family histories held in archives, museums and libraries around the world. Bibliographic records and abstracts only. No full-text documents.

 

ArchUP via SABINET Online
1985 - present. Articles from 93 international and South African journals indexed by the University of Pretoria. Enables access to information on architects, buildings, building materials and methods, design theory, urban design, and other subjects. No fulltext.

 

Art Full Text via WilsonWeb
1984 - present. Abstracts and indexing of an international collection of art periodicals by WilsonWeb. Some full-text articles are provided from 1997.

 

ArticleFirst
A FirstSearch database containing bibliographic citations that describe items listed on the table of contents pages of journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business and the humanities. Searches can be limited to those print journal titles in individual campus libraries.

 

Arts and Humanities Citation Index via Web of Knowledge
1-8 simultaneous search sessions of Web of Knowledge across all UKZN campuses
References to articles in over 1,130 core journals in arts and humanities published since 1994.

 

ASCE Civil Engineering Database
A database of all publications of the American Society of Civil Engineers including journal articles published in the ASCE journals. Full text access to articles in all journal titles is available for the period 1993 - present.

 

ASCE Research Library
Online library of ASCE journals and proceedings hosted by Scitation with full text access to journal articles from 1993 - present.

 

ASME Digital Library ... some fulltext
Provides access to publications of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Only full-text articles from the ASME Transactions are available to UKZN. Period covered is 1990 - present.

 

ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials via Ovid ... with fulltext articles
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian. The database covers Biblical studies, world religions, church history and religious perspectives on social issues from 1949 onwards.

 

BiblioLine - No longer available Jan 2009
Access to the following databases: Africa-Wide Information; RILM Abstracts; Water & Oceans Worldwide; Wildlife and Ecology Studies now via EbscoHost Research Databases. African HealthLine content is included in the Africa-Wide Information database .

 

Bioline International
An electronic publishing service, founded in 1993 which is operated by bioscientists and librarians who believe that scientific information can be distributed more widely, more cheaply and with added scientific value using electronic means.

 

Biological Biological Sciences via ProQuest
1982 - current. Off-campus access by login and password from your subject librarian.
References and abstracts for publications on biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology, ecology and some agriculture and veterinary science in at least 6,000 serials as well as conference papers, technical reports, monographs and more.

 

BioMed Central
1989 - current. Off-campus access by login and password from your subject librarian
Intended mainly for undergraduates, the database provides over 20,000 references with abstracts to publications on the life sciences, evolution, genetics and behavioural science.

 

BioOne
1989 - current. Off-campus access by login and password from your subject librarian
Intended mainly.

 

Biosis Previews via Web of Knowledge
1-8 simultaneous search sessions of Web of Knowledge across all UKZN campuses
Includes Biological Abstracts and Biological Abstracts RRM (Reports, Reviews and Meetings); includes references to articles and patents and meetings in the life and biomedical sciences literature published since 1994.

 

BMJ Online ... Medical Campus only
Full-text articles from 27 British medical journals.

 

British Catalogue of Music ... by appointment at Eleanor Bonnar Music Library only
A catalogue of printed music in the British Library.

 

Business Insights
Provides detailed analysis and forecasts on several industries. Each report offers detailed analyses of major markets, examines the market dynamics, assesses the relative strengths and weaknesses of the key players, and provides forecasts for market size, growth, and composition.

 

Business Source Complete via EBSCOhost Research Databases ... some full-text articles
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian. EbscoHost databases providing full text for over 1,600 business journals in management, economics, finance, accounting and country profiles. Login and password for EbscoHost Mobile available from your subject librarian.

 

CAB Direct
1-6 simultaneous search sessions across the UKZN campuses
Over 4,000,000 references / abstracts and some full-text articles in the applied life sciences literature published since 1973. The focus is on agriculture, forestry, human health and nutrition, animal health and the conservation and management of natural resources; references are to academic books, peer-reviewed journals, bulletins, technical reports and conference proceedings.

 

Cambridge Online Journals ... some full-text articles
Indexes all journals published by Cambridge University Press in many disciplines.

 

CAMIO via OCLC
Login and password from subject librarian
OCLC's Catalogue of Art Museum Images Online, is a collection of art images for use by students and researchers at subscribing institutions. Images of works of art may be used for educational and research purposes but must be properly credited. They may not be published or otherwise distributed.

 

CAS Source Index (CASSI) Search Tool

‘The CAS Source Index (CASSI) Search Tool is an online resource intended to support researchers and librarians who need accurate bibliographic information. Use this free tool to quickly identify or confirm journal titles and abbreviations for publications indexed by CAS since 1907, including serial and non-serial scientific and technical publications. Locate the bibliographic details you need quickly and easily. Search by Title, Abbreviation, CODEN, ISBN, or ISSN. Note that there is a limit of 50 answers per search, so it is recommended that you make your search as specific as possible.’

 

 

Cement and Concrete via SABINET Online or via OCLC
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian. Technical references on all aspects of cement and concrete which reflect the collection of books, conference proceedings, pamphlets, journals and electronic media listed in the Cement and Concrete Institute Library's database (CNCI).

 

Chemical Abstracts ... see Scifinder Scholar below
A bibliographic database with abstracts on scientific and technical information. References are to journal articles, patents, technical reports, dissertations, conference proceedings and books.

 

Child Abuse, Child Welfare and Adoption via BiblioLine   No longer available - Dec 2008

 

CINAHL via EBSCOhost Research Databases
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian. Provides indexing of current nursing and allied health journals and other publications. Print volumes are shelved in the EG Malherbe Library at RB 016.361 ABS

 

Clase Periodica via OCLC
Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities. CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specialising in the social sciences and humanities. PERIODICA covers journals specializing in science and technology. Covers the late 1970s to the present.

 

Cochrane Library
Includes the following - Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE); Cochrane Database of System Reviews (CDSR) full text; Cochrane Controlled Trials Register (CCTR/CENTRAL); Cochrane Review Methodology Database (CRMD); NHS Economic Evaluation database (NHS EED); and Health Technology Assessment (HTA).

 

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)
1991 - present. Covers theory and research in international affairs including working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers from NGOs, research projects, conference proceedings, books, journals and policy briefs.

 

Combined Health Information Database
CHID is a bibliographic database produced by the National Institutes of Health, U.S. and other health-related agencies of the U.S. Government. It provides access to full-text health promotion and health education resources. The site includes a keyword search engine.

 

Communication and Mass Media Complete via EBSCOhost Research Databases
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian. The database results from a merging of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and the Mass Media Articles Index (produced by the Pennsylvania State University). Login and password for EbscoHost Mobile available from your subject librarian.

 

Compendex Plus via Engineering Village
1969 - current. An international abstracting database covering engineering and technical information in journals, technical reports, books and conference papers.

 

Computer Science Index via EBSCOhost Research Databases
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian
Provides abstracting and indexing of academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources at the highest scholarly and technical levels of computer science; covers more than 6,500 periodicals and books, with coverage going back to the mid 1960s. Login and password for EbscoHost Mobile available from your subject librarian.

 

Conference Papers Index via ProQuest
1982 - current. Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian
Provides references to papers and poster sessions in the sciences; since 1995 the emphasis has been on the life, environmental and aquatic sciences.

 

CSA Illumina now ProQuest
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian
Provides access to the following databases:
Biological Sciences; Conference papers Index; ERIC; IBSS - International Bibliography of the Social Sciences; LISA - Library and Information Science Abstracts; MEDLINE; PILOTS: Plant Science; Social Services Abstracts; Sociological Abstracts; TOXLINE

 

Current and Completed Research Projects via NEXUS Database System
Login and passwords for off-campus access are available from.your subject librarian
Covers South African research projects in various disciplines including master's and doctoral theses of SA universities and technikons as well as information on research projects from NGOs, the private sector and government departments. All non-English titles of projects are translated into English. Abstracts are included for completed projects from 1988 onwards.

 

Current and Completed Research Projects via SABINET Online or via OCLC
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian
Covers South African research projects in various disciplines including master's and doctoral theses of SA universities and technikons as well as information on research projects from NGOs, the private sector and government departments. All non-English titles of projects are translated into English. Abstracts are included for completed projects from 1988 onwards.

 

Diseasedex ... Medical Campus only
Login and password are available from your subject librarian
An easily searchable general guide, with comprehensive referencing.

 

Directory of Open Access Journals ... some full text available
A small database in which open access journals in many disciplines can be browsed or searched.

 

Dissertations and Theses A&I via ProQuest
Over 2 million master's and doctoral theses and dissertations completed at universities around the world since 1861 are included in the database; abstracts are available for those completed since 1980; 24-page previews are available for some recent theses and dissertations.

 

EBSCO Electronic Journal Service
EBSCOhost Electronic Journals Service (EJS) is your gateway to thousands of e-journals containing millions of articles from hundreds of different publishers, all at one web site.

 

EBSCOhost Research Databases
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian and access to EbscoHost Mobile.
Provides access to many databases including the following:
Academic Search Premier; AfricaWide Information; Business Source Complete; CINAHL and Pre-CINAHL; Clinical Pharmacology; Communication and Mass Media Complete; Computer Science Index; Econlit; ERIC; Health Source - Consumer Edition; Health Source - Nursing / Academic Edition; MasterFILE Premier; MEDLINE; MLA Directory of Periodicals; MLA International Bibliography; New Testament Abstracts; Newspaper Source; Old Testament Abstracts; PsycINFO; Regional Business News; Religion and Philosophy Collection; RILM; Water & Oceans Worldwide and Wildlife and Ecology Studies Worldwide.

 

ECO - Electronic Collections Online via OCLC
An OCLC collection of scholarly journals. Fulltext content is only accessible in journals to which UKZN libraries subscribe. Covers the period 1995 - present.

 

EconLit via EBSCOhost Research Databases
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian
The American Economic Association's database of more than 630,000 references to literature published on all aspects of economics since 1969. Login and password for EbscoHost Mobile available from your subject librarian.

 

Education Full Text via WilsonWeb
References to publications in an international range of monographs, journals and yearbooks in English with full-text articles from hundreds of journals.

 

Educational Management Abstracts
A database providing comprehensive coverage of educational research journal articles. Abstracts only, no full-text articles, but hyperlinks to source publisher's websites are included. Previously called School Organisation and Management Abstracts.

 

Emerald Insight ... some full-text articles
Emerald publishes a wide range of management and library and information management journals as well as a strong specialist range of engineering and applied science journals. Abstracts are available from International Civil Engineering Abstracts; Computer Abstracts International Database; and Computer and Communication Security Abstracts.

 

Emerald Engineering Database ... some full-text articles
Abstracts and full text articles from all the journals within Emerald's engineering, materials science and technology portfolio (16 journals). Fulltext for UKZN users from 1996 to the present.

 

ERIC via ProQuest
More than 2,200 digests and references to additional information, citations and abstracts from 980 educational and education-related journals.

 

ERIC via EBSCOhost Research Databases
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian
More than 2,200 digests and references to additional information, citations and abstracts from 980 educational and education-related journals. Login and password for EbscoHost Mobile available from your subject librarian.

 

Engineering Village
Provides access to Compendex engineering database and INSPEC, as well as US and European patent sites and Publishers' sites.

 

Faculty of 1000 Biology
This online literature awareness service is continually updated, and comprises selections and evaluations of the most important papers within all fields of biology based on the recommendations from a Faculty of over 1400 of the world's leading scientists.

 

Family Law Reports ... with full-text
1865- present ... Durban campuses only.
Includes family law publications published by Jordans and includes Family Court Practice, Hershman and McFarlane's Children Law and Practice, Duckworth: Matrimonial Property and Finance, Emergency Remedies in the Family Courts, Family Law Precedents Service, Family Law journal, a comprehensive Legislation Service, Forms Library and a full archive dating back to 1865 for Family Law Reports.

 

Find Articles ... some full-text articles
Provides full-text articles from approximately 300 magazines and journals published in the Unites States of America and Canada since 1998.

 

FirstConsult
An evidence-based clinical information tool for primary health care providers and offers tools for differential diagnosis, evaluation and management of medical conditions, patient education and procedure skills review. Forms part of the MD Consult Clinical Knowledge System.

 

FirstSearch 
Access with login and password from your subject librarian
Provides access to Articlefirst (1990 - present) - Bibliographic citations of items on the contents pages of journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business and the humanities: Worldcat (1000 BC-present) - OCLC catalogue of books, web resources and other material worldwide
Other Firstsearch bibliographic databases in various disciplines are available by appointment.

 

Forestry via SABINET Online or via OCLC
Early 1900s - present. Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian
Forestry related information is available in this database compiled by the Forestry Library of the University of Stellenbosch.

 

Global Books in Print
Full bibliographic details for over 8,000,000 books in English published in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States of America; includes books in print, out-of-print and forthcoming books and audio-cassettes and videos.

 

Global Market Information Database
An online business information system compiled by Euromonitor Plc which provides business intelligence on countries, consumers and industries in market reports, company profiles and information sources. 

 

Google Scholar
" ... search for scholarly literature ... across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations ... "; some full-text items can be accessed.

 

Government Gazettes via SABINET Online
1994 - present. Earlier backcopies are available in the retrospective Government Gazettes. Login and password available from your subject librarian
Provides access to the full text South African Government Gazette and Weekly Government Gazette Index including acts, bills, draft bills, green papers, white papers, and regulations.

 

GPO via OCLC
All types of U.S. government publications are indexed and a bibliographic citation is included in each record.

 

Greenfile ... some fulltext ... Off-campus link
Covers aspects of human impact on the environment including topics like global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and recycling. Provides abstracts and full-text articles in linked and open access sources.

 

Health & Medical Complete via ProQuest
Covers journals in all major clinical and healthcare disciplines, including medical sciences, immunology, pharmacy and pharmacology, nursing, physical fitness and hygiene and surgery. Some full-text articles

 

Health Source: Consumer Edition via EBSCOhost Research Databases
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian
Provides consumer health information on many topics in the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health from nearly 300 journals; updated daily. Login and password for EbscoHost Mobile available from your subject librarian.

 

Health Source: Nursing / Academic Edition via EBSCOhost Research Databases
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian
More than 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines in addition to indexing and abstracting for nearly 850 journals; updated daily. Login and password for EbscoHost Mobile available from your subject librarian.

 

HeinOnline
Includes legal collections such as: Legal Classics, Law Journal Library, U.S. Supreme Court Library, U.S. Federal Legislative History Library, Treaties and Agreements Library.
 

Highwire Press ... some full-text articles
The site provides references to journals published online by HighWire Press.

 

Humanities Full Text via WilsonWeb
Provides references to articles in core journals in the humanities published since 1984 with full-text articles from selected journals published since 1995.

 

ICE Virtual Library ... some fulltext
Provides access to the publications of the Institution of Civil Engineers (UK) and includes fulltext articles in journals and proceedings; and summaries of books.

 

IEEEXplore ... fulltext
Technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics published in the IEEE and IET journals and proceedings. The IEEE standards are included but the fulltext of draft standards is not included. The Wiley / IEEE e-book collection is also available and makes over 500 titles available at chapter level.

 

InCites
InCites is a customized, citation-based research evaluation tool on the Web that lets academic and government administrators conduct analyses on their productivity and benchmark their output against peers worldwide.

 

Index to South African Periodicals (ISAP) via SABINET Online or via OCLC
Covers indexed articles from more than 500 South African periodicals published in South Africa since 1987. Specialist periodicals are indexed fully, whereas general and popular periodicals are indexed selectively.

 

Industrial Relations Network ... login and password from subject librarian
IR Network is an online service which enables HR and legal practitioners to operate effectively in the field of Labour Law. IR Network contains comprehensive databases of information, but finding content is made easy by editorial identification and comment upon important cases and sources and the use of latest web technologies, which provides users with effective searching tools and "drill-down" browsing capabilities. 

 

Informaworld... login and password from subject librarian
Provides full-text articles in peer-reviewed research journals published by Taylor & Francis.

 

Info-Tech Advisor Premium Small Enterprise ... login and password from subject librarian
Management tools and research content for the Information Technology industry.

 

IngentaConnect ... some full-text articles
The database of journal articles has a search facility and there are contents pages of journals from many academic disciplines and full-text articles from some journals to which the Library has subscriptions.

 

INSPEC via Engineering Village
Bibliographic database compiled by the IET and providing abstracts of scientific and technical papers in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computing and information technology.

 

Institute of Physics (IOP) Electronic Journals
Provides access to all electronic journals in Package Z and the Archive which is defined as all content older than 10 years. The Institute of Physics has comprehensively digitized its journal archive back to 1874 and every journal article published by IOP since 1874 is now available electronically.

 

IBSS International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) via ProQuest
1951 - current. Nearly 2,000,000 references (with abstracts) to publications on all aspects of social science and interdisciplinary research in books and journals that have appeared since 1951.

 

In the First Person
A free, professionally published in-depth index to more than 3,350 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world; keyword-search more than 650,000 pages of full-text by more than 15,000 individuals from all walks of life; also contains pointers to some 3,500 audio and video files and 30,000 bibliographic records.

 

IRWI: Information Research Watch International via ProQuest  No longer available - July 2010
1980-current. Updated monthly
IRWI reports new, ongoing and completed research in information and library science and related fields from around the world. Compiled from records supplied by the researchers themselves, the database gives access to information about current research prior to its appearance in the published literature

 

ISI Citation indexes
Citation indexes for the human sciences, social sciences and science. Offers the unique feature of searching cited references. Available online (1945-present) at the Web of Science.

 

J-Stage
J-STAGE is an electronic journal site operated by Japan Science and Technology Agency ("JST") and makes electronic journals, proceedings and reports issued by Japanese academic institutions available to the public via the Internet. Many journals provide free fulltext content in science, engineering and agriculture.

 

Joanna Briggs Institute RAPid Database
A resource developed specifically for students of medicine, nursing and other health sciences, which teaches students to critically appraise evidence using established data collection tools and offers them the possibility of publishing this appraisal in the form of a refereed report, in the RAPid Library.

 

Journal Citation Reports (JCR) via Web of Knowledge
Allows the comparison and evaluation of journals using citation information drawn from more than 7,000 scholarly and technical journals published in over 60 countries.

 

JSTOR ... with full-text articles
An archive of scholarly journals representing all the academic disciplines and published more than five years ago; there are more full-text links for recent selected journals.

 

Juta's Unreported Judgements
Access is by login and password available from your subject librarian
Contains the full text of all judgments considered for publication in The South African Law Reports; includes concise summaries of legal issues in each judgment and far more cases than will eventually appear in The South African Law Reports, offering a broader overview of judgments.

 

Jutastat e-Publications
1947 - present. The South African law reports form the foundation of the Juta e-publication product range. Most of the products rely on official reports for reference purposes and are all linked to full case references, in full text. Contents include the Constitutional, Environmental, Labour and Tax Libraries; SA Law Reports, SA Appellate Division Reports, SA Criminal Law Reports, Statutes of SA and Wette van SA. Also available are Erasmus : Superior Court Practice and Jones and Buckle : Civil Practice of the Magistrate's Courts in South Africa (text based on the loose-leaf publications).

 

Kinetidex ... Medical Library LANs only
Allows for the development of patient profiles, including dosage histories and plasma levels, for a number of commonly-used drugs for which Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) is well established.

 

Legal Periodicals Full Text via WilsonWeb
An international database of references to articles in some 850 legal periodicals (largely American), books and chapters in books published since 1982.

 

LexisNexis Butterworth (South Africa)
Provides access to full-text glossaries, legislation, procedures, commentaries and many other South African legal resources for students and lecturers.

 

Lexis Library (UK)  
Provides access to a wide range of international legal materials including journals, law reports and statutes; good coverage of resources from the United Kingdom.

 

LISA Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA) via ProQuest
1969 - current. References (with abstracts) to articles from 550 periodicals from 60 countries, conference papers, research reports and book reviews published since 1969.

 

Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA) via EBSCOhost
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian
Indexes more than 600 periodicals, books, research reports and proceedings; subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more and extends back as far as the mid-1960s. Login and password for EbscoHost Mobile available from your subject librarian.

 

LWW Journals @ OVID
Access over 400 full-text journals from the Lippincott Williams Wilkins Publisher when selecting YOUR JOURNALS @ OVID from this link.

 

MaryAnneLiebert
Liebert Online delivers electronic access to peer-reviewed journals published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. .

 

 

Marketline
MarketLine is a leading provider of quality information on companies, industries and countries.

Offers a comprehensive and unique collection of information in a variety of user-friendly formats, including interactive reports and databases. Compiled by our global research team, these products are ideal for helping you build a thorough understanding of markets, whether you’re researching for qualifications, jobs or business.

 

Master File Premier via EBSCOhost Research Databases
Full text from 1975. Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian and access to EbscoHost Mobile. This multidisciplinary database is intended for public libraries and includes more than 350 full-text reference books and items from nearly 2,050 other general reference publications covering all subject areas; biographies, primary texts and an image collection containing photos, maps and flags are included, as are articles from popular periodicals.

 

Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) ... available on Howard College campus only
Safety datasheets for chemicals listed by the Sigma, Aldrich and Fluka Chemical companies.

 

MathEduc
The Mathematics Education Didactics bibliographic database contains citations of the fields of mathematics education and computer science education from primary to tertiary education and covers research in mathematics education; mathematics instruction from elementary school to university teaching and adult education ; elementary mathematics and its applications; recreational and popular mathematics; mathematical games; basic pedagogical and psychological issues for education in mathematics and science; computer science education and information technology. Formerly known as MathDi.

 

MathSciNet
A comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature since 1940. It provides Web access to the bibliographic data and reviews of mathematical research literature contained in Mathematical Reviews. Bibliographic data is added daily.

 

McGregor BFA Library
Provides official listed company documentation published since April 1995, including annual reports, notices, interims, prelims, pre-listing statements, prospectuses, circulars and announcements, which are updated daily and made accessible to registered users via the internet; a database of South African listed and unlisted company information; access to a database of over 400 000 time series, covering local and international economic content. The data is sourced from respected players in the economic information industry, such as The World Bank and the IMF; local and international market information including stock quotes, currency prices, indices and news.

 

MDConsult Core Edition
The latest clinical information from leading medical texts, premier journals, peer reviewed guidelines and patient handouts. Users are required to register online and create a personal login and user name.

 

Medline via ProQuest
Medline via EBSCOhost Research Databases
Medline via PubMed
Medline ... via OVID using Application Explorer on Medical Library LANs
A bibliographic database which covers all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing.

 

Mintek via SABINET Online or via OCLC
A bibliographic database of Mintek's original research in the fields of metals and industrial minerals The database consists of reports, patents, special publications, and papers generated from research done at Mintek.

 

MLA Directory of Periodicals via EBSCOhost Research Databases
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian
Detailed information such as editorial contact information, frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines about more than 7,100 journals.

 

MLA International Bibliography via EBSCOhost Research Databases
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian and access to EbscoHost Mobile.
A bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations dating back to 1963 with over 1,600,000 citations from more than 4,400 journals and 1,000 book publishers.

 

Music Index Online via EBSCOhost Research Databases
This index covers over 800 music periodicals spanning the period 1975-present and also includes some backfile data from the period 1962-1975. Topics concerned with every aspect of the classical and popular world of music are categorized and organized according to the framework of an internal Subject List, which includes both Subject and Geographic headings. Covering all styles and genres of music, The Music Index Online cites book reviews, obituaries, news periodicals, and articles about music, musicians, and the music industry. Login and password for EbscoHost Mobile available from your subject librarian.

 

Navtech via SABINET Online or via OCLC
1980s - present. Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian and access to EbscoHost Mobile. The Technikon Research Database contains information on current and completed research projects undertaken at South African technikons.

 

NDLTD 
Login and password available from your subject librarian
The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) is an experimental database supplying access to electronic thesis and dissertations. The database is compiled by Sabinet Online by harvesting Metadata from other sources via the Open Access Initiative protocol.

 

Newspaper Source via EBSCOhost Research Databases
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian and access to EbscoHost Mobile.
Provides selected full text articles from selected U.S. and international newspapers.

 

New Testament Abstracts via EBSCOhost Research Databases
1985 - present. Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian and access to EbscoHost Mobile. Product of a partnership between ATLA and the Weston Jesuit School of Theology. The database is an indispensable research and bibliographic containing more than 33,000 article abstracts, 1,200 review abstracts, 12,600 book abstracts, and 50 software abstracts. Each year an additional 2,100 articles from more than 500 periodicals in numerous languages are selected for inclusion. In addition, approximately 800 current books are also summarized annually.

 

NEXUS: current and completed research projects
Subscribed access via the National Research Foundation, SABINET Online and BiblioLine
Login and passwords for off-campus access are available from your subject librarian
South African research projects in all subject areas from academic institutions, government agencies, non-governmental organizations and the private sector since 1950; many theses and dissertations are listed; abstracts are available for projects completed since 1988

 

OAIster via OCLC
A Union catalog of digital resources in open archive collections. Multidisciplinary resources from more than 1000 contributors worldwide are represented and records include digitized books and articles; born-digital texts; audio files; images; movies; datasets; theses; and other collections.

 

Old Testament Abstracts via EBSCOhost Research Databases
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian and access to EbscoHost Mobile.

 

Oxford University Press Journals
As a major international publisher of academic and research journals, Oxford Journals publishes and develops titles in partnership with the world's most prestigious learned societies.

 

PapersFirst - OCLC index to conference papers
Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre. Covers the period 1993 - present.

 

Parliamentary Bills via SABINET Online ...
1998 - present. Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian
Full text of Parliamentary Bills published in the Government Gazettes.

 

Philosopher's Index via Ovid / EBSCOHost
Provides indexing and abstracts on all aspects of philosophy from books and journals of philosophy published since 1940. Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian and access to EbscoHost Mobile.

 

PILOTS Database via ProQuest
1871-current. Updated monthly.
A bibliographic database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, aims to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage.

 

PlanUP via SABINET Online
PlanUP was developed for the indexing of the extended archive of the Department of Architecture (University of Pretoria). Donations of the work of some of South Africa's major architects were accumulated over the years, including original hand-drawn plans, elevations, sections, and diaries. The database includes diverse, research reports, articles, frameworks, sketches and photographs. Coverage since the early 1970s.

 

Plant Science via ProQuest
1994 - present. A bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts (since 1996) of scientific literature on plant science, focusing on all plant scientific aspects, especially on pathology, symbiosis, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, techniques and environmental biology.

 

Popline
POPulation information onLINE provides citations with abstracts and links to free, full text information in scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished reports in the field of population, family planning, and related health issues. POPLINE is maintained by the INFO Project at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health/Center for Communication Programs and is funded primarily by the US Agency for International Development.

 

Proceedings - OCLC index to conference proceedings
Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre. Each record lists the papers presented at each conference. Covers the period 1993 - present.

 

Project Muse ... some full-text articles
MUSE is a not-for-profit collaboration between participating publishers and Milton S Eisenhower Library at John Hopkins University and provides a database of articles in approximately 250 scholarly humanities, arts and social sciences journals.

 

ProQuest
Provides access to the following databases in which many full-text items are available and also databases formerly with CSA Illumina:
ABI / INFORM Global; Academic Research Library; AMA Titles: Abstracts and Indexing; ProQuest Agriculture Journals; ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (PQTD); ProQuest Dissertations and Theses - A&I; ProQuest Psychology Journals; ProQuest Research Library (with Health Module); U.S National Newspaper Abstracts: Biological Sciences; Conference Papers Index; Eric; IBSS; LISA; Medline; Pilots; Plant Science; Toxline; Social Services Abstracts; Sociological Abstracts.

 

ProQuest Research Library ... with full-text articles
A collection of journals, magazines and newspapers containing information on a broad range of reference subjects; includes a Health Module for information on subjects such as substance abuse, insurance and health policy.

 

Provincial Gazettes via SABINET Online
1995 - present. Login and password available from your subject librarian
Provides access to the full text South African Provincial Gazettes.

 


Psych Articles via EBSCOhost ... with full-text articles
a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. Contains over 150,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the APA, and its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from the Canadian Psychology Association and Hogrefe Publishing Group. Login and password for EbscoHost Mobile available from your subject librarian.


 

Psycinfo via EBSCOhost Research Databases
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian and access to EbscoHost Mobile.
Citations and summaries of book chapters, books, journal articles, technical reports and dissertations published since at least 1887.

 

Psychology Journals via ProQuest ... with full-text articles
Complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications for students and mental health professionals.

 

PubMed
This service from the USA's National Library of Medicine includes over 14,000,000 citations to biomedical articles dating from the 1950s; also gives links to many sites that offer full-text articles and related resources.

 

Quarterly Index of African Periodical Literature
Staff at the Library of Congress office in Nairobi, Kenya compile this index to over 300 selected periodicals (mostly scholarly) which are acquired regularly from 29 African countries.

 

Refworks
An online bibliographic tool which allows you to import references from online databases, organise these references into folders according to your assignments or projects, insert references into research papers and generate formatted reference pages using a preferred citation style e.g. APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA, Vancouver.

 

Religion and Philosophy Collection via EBSCOhost Research Databases ... with full-text articles
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian and access to EbscoHost Mobile.
The database covers world religions and their histories, major denominations, Biblical studies, epistemology, political philosophy, the philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy; over 300 full-text journals are included, at least 250 are peer-reviewed.Updated daily.

 

Religious and Theological Abstracts
Access with login and password from your subject librarian
Summarises articles appearing in scholarly journals in the fields of religion and philosophy.

 

RILM Abstracts via EBSCOhost 
1967 - present. Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian and access to EbscoHost Mobile. Abstracts of music literature.

 

Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
The Society is one of the world's leading scientific publishers, offering an exceptional range of peer-reviewed journals, magazines, books, databases and publishing services, Journals and e-books from the RSC are available in fulltext.

 

South African Data Archive (SADA)
This NRF database preserves data from a range of data providers including statistical agencies, government departments, opinion and market research companies and academic institutions.

 

SA ePublications via SABINET Online or via OCLC ... with full-text articles
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian
Most of the articles from recently published issues of 176 South African periodicals are available in full text; the full database can be searched and contents pages can be browsed.

 

SA Media via SABINET Online
Full-text clippings from 1997. Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian
Covers more than 120 South African newspapers and periodicals from which approximately 500 articles are indexed daily.

 

SA Transport Conference Index via SABINET Online ...
Login details from your ssubject librarian. A bibliographic database of papers presented at the SA Transport Conference (formerly the Annual Transportation Convention) on all modes of transportation.

 

SABINET Online
The SABINET Online makes available a number of databases including :
Index and full text of SA Periodicals (ISAP and SA ePublications) 1987 - present;
Catalogues of books, theses and journals (SA Cat Plus) 1800 - present;
Index and full text of SA & Provincial Gazettes (including retrospective Government Gazettes);
Netlaw for SA legislation:
Newspaper clippings on various topics (SA Media) 1978 - present.

 

SACat via SABINET Online or via OCLC
1800 - present. Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian
Contains bibliographic information on the collections of libraries in Southern Africa including books, periodicals and audiovisual items. The holding library for each publication is listed. Inter library loan requests can be made direct from this database.

 

Sage 
Provides access to full-text articles in journals published by Sage.

 

SAGEOLIT via SABINET Online
1880 - present. Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian.
A bibliographic database on geoscience publications, selected from journal articles, symposia, unpublished reports and maps held by the Information Centre of the Council for Geoscience (CGS). Emphasis is placed on Africa, especially southern Africa, although records cover all aspects of geoscience worldwide. The map library of the Council for Geoscience is particularly useful, as it contains records of maps contained in publications and journals.

 

SANS / SABS Standards ... Howard College and Pietermaritzburg campus LANs
Available via Novel Delivered Applications. Full text of all SANS / SABS standards in PDF.

 

SAPA via SABINET Online
News reports from the South African Press Association

 

Science Citation Index Expanded via Web of Knowledge
1-8 simultaneous search sessions across all UKZN campuses
References to articles in over 5,900 academic and technical journals published since 1945; abstracts and lists of items to which the authors have referred are included.

 

ScienceDirect ... with full-text articles
Contains bibliographic information with abstracts for articles published in Elsevier and other journals and also provides links to the full text of articles published since 1995.

 

Science Online ... with full-text articles
the world's leading journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary.

 

SciFinder Scholar ... online at WebSciFinder
Subscription allows 8 simultaneous search sessions across all UKZN campuses on the SciFinder Workstation (3) and  WebSciFinder (5).
Contact your subject librarian for details on using this database .  Students in Pietermaritzburg can access the database at Workstations 1 and 2, Ground Floor, Cecil Renaud (Main) Library. Provides online access to Chemical Abstracts.
To use WebSciFinder, users are required to  REGISTER  first and set up their own unique login and password. Please note that your email address must be in the UKZN domain and once you have submitted your registration form, you will receive an email to which you must respond in order to complete the registration process.

 

Social Sciences Citation Index via Web of Knowledge
1-8 simultaneous search sessions across all UKZN campuses
References to articles in over 1,700 leading social sciences journals and selected items from 3,300 science and technology journals; abstracts and authors' citations are included.

 

Social Services Abstracts via ProQuest
1980 - present. Provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,406 serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews.

 

Sociological Abstracts via ProQuest
1963 - present. Covers the international literature on sociology and related disciplines published as books, journal articles, dissertations and conference papers.

 

Sociology of Education Abstracts
This is a resource for researchers involved in research and teaching of education. Abstracts are drawn from a wide range of international sources. Covers the period 1995 - present.

 

Southern African Freedom Struggles
1950-1994. A free online scholarly resource focusing on the socio-political history of South Africa, particularly the struggle for freedom during the period from 1950 to the first democratic elections in 1994.

 

South African National Bibliography (SANB) via SABINET Online
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian
Bibliographic information about all items published in South Africa since 1989.

 

Springer
Searches in this huge multidisciplinary database and return links to the full-text of articles published in many of the journals to which the Library subscribes;

 

SwetsWise
Searches in this huge multidisciplinary database return links to the full-text of articles published in many of the journals to which the Library subscribes; in addition, the contents pages of over 18,000 periodicals can be browsed.

 

 

Toxline via ProQuest
5 year back file. Provides references to articles on chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, pollutants and more published during the last five years and the current year only; produced by the National Library of Medicine in the United States of America.

 

Ulrich's Periodicals Directory
Database providing information on serial publications and journals.

 

Union Catalogue of Theses and Dissertations (UCTD) via SABINET Online or via OCLC
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian
Bibliographic information about theses and dissertations completed at South African universities since 1918.

 

U.S. National Newspaper Abstracts via ProQuest
A database providing abstracts and indexing for the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal.

 

USPDI ... Medical Campus only 
Login and password available from your subject librarian
United States Pharmacopoeia Drug Information (USPDI) contains fully referenced, up-to-date drug monographs. Particularly useful are the "evidence highlights" for the approach to managing each condition reviewed."

 

Water & Oceans Worldwide via EBSCOhost
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian and access to EbscoHost Mobile.
A combination of water resources databases from different countries (including South Africa) provides more than 640,890 citations and abstracts published since 1970.

 

Web of Knowledge
Provides access to the following databases:
Arts and Humanities Citation Index; Biosis Previews; Journal Citation Reports; Science Citation Index Expanded; Social Sciences Citation Index.

 

Westlaw
Provides full-text access to an international range of legal resources including law reports, statutes and journals; strong American collection. Tutorial : Getting started using Westlaw

 

Wildlife and Ecology Abstracts Worldwide via EBSCOhost
Off-campus access with login and password from your subject librarian and access to EbscoHost Mobile.
A large index to literature on wild mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians and their management, the database includes at least 636,090 references many with abstracts.

 

Wiley Online Library
A subscribed collection to over 700 e-journals in science, technology, medicine, social sciences and humanities. Access to fulltext articles in many titles goes back to 1997. Campus wide access supports free course-pack use and walk-in user access.

 

WilsonWeb
Provides access to the following databases:
Art Full Text; Education Full Text; Humanities Full Text; Legal Periodicals Full Text

 

World Almanac via OCLC
Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia and four almanacs offer a reference source for students. It includes biographies, encyclopedia entries, facts, statistics.

 

World Law Law Reform Index

World Law Reform index is a collected, indexed and microfiched law reform publications for the past 20 years. This collection contains over 7200 titles from 37 jurisdictions indexed by 6 major categories and 61 subcategories.

World Jurisdiction and Subject Law Reform index contains over 17,000 entries and may be searched by a variety of methods including title key word. We now offer digital format of most titles published after 1999 in a PDF format from our web site. .

 

World Cat Dissertations and Theses
Login and password available from your subject librarian
A database of all dissertations and theses available in WorldCat.

Oct 2011