Below are some important databases which may require no authentication
Academic and peer-reviewed journals, publications and databases on law and social sciences. Incorporating disciplines such as politics, economics, philosophy, history and many more from the most prestigious academic publishers, GOALI offers access to up to 16,000 resources, including books and peer-reviewed journals from 70 publishers.
Emerald – Emerald is a leading independent publisher of global research with impact in business, society, public policy and education. Its strength is in Business, Management and Economics, Library and Information Studies, Social Sciences, Engineering, Language and Linguistics, Transport and Applied Sciences
Edinburg University Press – Edinburg University Press is a leading independent publisher of global research with impact in business, society, public policy and education. Its strength is in Business, Management and Economics, Library and Information Studies, Social Sciences, Engineering, Language and Linguistics, Transport and Applied Sciences
Royal society of chemistry – RSC is a platform that provides access to journals, books and databases from RSC Publishing, linking over 1,146,032 chemical science articles and chapters. It includes all branches of chemistry including traditional fields (organic, inorganic, analytical chemistry) plus databases in analytical chemistry, catalysts and catalyzed reactions, organic synthesis and natural products.
African Journals Online – African Journals Online (AJOL) is one of the world’s largest and pre-eminent collections of peer-reviewed, African-published scholarly journals. AJOL-funded document delivery (free) to low income countries. It cuts across various disciplines such as social science, business, science, etc. AJOL is available.
Canadian Science Publishing (Publisher of the NRC Research Press journals) – Canadian Science Publishing provides full text, subscription access to current content from scholarly journals in botany, cell biology, chemistry, civil engineering, earth science, fisheries and aquatic sciences, forestry, microbiology, physics, sport science, zoology.
JHBM – Hotel and Business Management deals with the study of the professional management techniques used in the hospitality sector which includes hotel administration, accounts, marketing, housekeeping, front office or front of house, food and beverage management, catering and maintenance. The Journal provides an Open Access platform to illustrate the diverse topics including business ethics, hotel administration, financial and strategic management.
Oxford English Dictionary – The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words past and present from across the English-speaking world.As a historical dictionary, the OED is very different from those of current English, in which the focus is on present-day meanings. You’ll still find these in the OED, but you’ll also find the history of individual words, and of the languages traced through 3 million quotations, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to films scripts and cookery books.The Access to Research
Oxford Reference – Bringing together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopaedias, Oxford Reference is the premier online reference product, spanning 25 different subject areas. A core foundation of 135+ academic subject, language, and quotations dictionaries providing carefully vetted, trusted short-entry content.
Springer Books – Springer books provides researchers with access to millions of scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works. It is a multi disciplinary resource that provides information from majority of the subject areas. These include engineering, business, applied science etc
Google scholar – Google scholar provides researchers with access to millions of scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works. It is a multi disciplinary resource that provides information from majority of the subject areas. These include engineering, business, applied science etc.
Royal Society publishing – This site provides a range of services and facilities including access to the Society’s journals, news of recently published science and the opportunity to purchase our publications online. Some of its resources include open biology, biology letters, journal of the society interface etc.
University of California Press – University of California Press is one of the largest and most adventurous scholarly publishers in the nation. Each year they publish approximately 200 new books and 40 multi-issue journals in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences and keep about 4,000 book titles in print.
University of Chicago journals – The University of Chicago Press publishes nearly fifty scholarly journals, many on behalf of some of the world’s most prestigious societies, and several that were the first scholarly publications in their respective fields. The journals present original research in the social sciences, humanities, education, and biological and physical sciences. Its subject strengths includes Economics, Education, Humanities, Law, Life and Physical Sciences and Social Sciences.
The New England Journal of Medicine- The New England Journal of Medicine publishes content with an emphasis on internal medicine and sub-specialty areas, including cardiology, emergency medicine, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, immunology/allergy, infectious disease, nephrology, neurology/neurosurgery, pulmonary, and rheumatology.