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Over 60 members of Academic Staff trained in Turnitin locally

Date: Thursday, 26th November 2020

TUK Library in Collaboration with Kenyatta University Post Modern Library Conducts a Follow-up training on Turnitin Anti plagiarism Software.Over 60 members of Academic staff were trained on 26th November 2020. Another Group will be trained on Thursday, 3rd December 2020

Turnitin training for TUK Faculty

Date: Thursday, 19th November 2020

TUK Library In Conjunction With Eiffel Conducts Turnitin Training Webinar For Academic Staff, Over 100 Participants Were Trained.

How to search for your favorite journal article/title/subject

When not sure of the Journal title or subject; one can use a keyword search using our customised Google Search Engine. To get started, just fill in the search box below with the keywords with what you want to find and click Search.

To Browse for a particular journal title, publisher or database; use the links provided below.


Journals, databases and mixed packages


Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making

EBSCO Host Research Databases

The databases provide access to just over 16,500 abstracted and indexed journals from all branches of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and humanities.

Edinburgh University Press

Publish books and journals across a range of subject areas in the humanities and social sciences.

Emerald insight

Management and library & information services journals. The service also provides access to leading titles in marketing, business disciplines, engineering and materials science.

Geological Society

Covers the geosciences e-resources. It shares the courtyard with the Royal Academy of Arts, the Royal Astronomical Society, the Society of Antiquaries of London, the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Linnean Society of London.

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Access to information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and so much more.


Covers Economics, History, Political science, Archeology, African Studies, Music, Art & Art History, Business, Ecology & Botany, Language & Literature, Mathematics & Statistics

Royal Society

Subject strength: biochemistry, immunology, bioinformatics, ecology, microbiology and many more

Sage Research Methods

Subject Strengths: research Methods, Qualitative and Quantitative, cases, videos, datasets

Taylor & Francis Journals

Information Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, Language & Literature, Law, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health, Museum, Heritage Studies & Visual Arts, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Sports, Leisure, Travel & Tourism and Urban Studies

University of Chicago Press

The journals present original research from international scholars in the Social Sciences, Humanities, Education, Biological and Medical Sciences, and Physical Sciences.

Wiley Online Library Full collection (1,360 titles)

Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Science, Education Engineering, Law Life Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Medicine and Healthcare, Physics and Astronomy, Polymers and Materials Science, Psychology, Social Sciences

Henry Stewart Talks Ltd

Subject Strength: Biomedicine, Life Sciences, Marketing and Management collection

HST - The Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection (TBLSC)

Subject Strength: agriculture & environment, biochemistry, cancer, cell biology, clinical medicine, disease disorders & treatment, methods, immunology, metabolism & nutrition, microbiology, neuroscience, omics & systems biology, pharmaceutical sciences, reproduction & development


IEEE/IET Electronic Library Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, Computer Science; Architecture, Imaging Science & Photographic Technology, Robotics, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science Information Systems, Software Engineering, Remote Sensing and Artificial Intelligence.

PROQUEST Academic complete & Library Thing Book cover widget

ProQuest preserves rich, vast and varied information – whether historical archives or today’s scientific breakthroughs – and packages it with digital technologies that enhance its discovery, sharing and management.


OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD's analysis and data.

Project Muse

Project MUSE is your trusted source for the highest quality books and journals in the humanities and social sciences from over 200 of the world’s most distinguished university presses and scholarly societies.

E-duke journals scholarly collection

African studies, anthropology, art & art history, asian studies, criticism & theory, cultural studies, economics, education, environmental humanities, ethnography, european studies, fiction & poetry, film & media studies, gender & sexuality studies, literary studies,

Edward Elgar publishing

Business management, Education, Economic and finance, Geography, Innovation, Research methods, Social and sociology, Teaching methods, Urban & regional, Development studies, Environment

Euclid Prime Collection

Applied mathematics, statistics, theoretical mathematics


HeinOnline Core Package for EIFL contains the constitutional histories for 170+ countries, a large collection of historic books and monographs on legal history. Subject coverage: Law

Mathematical Sciences Publishers Journal

Provides free access to MSP’s journals, open to libraries in these 29 countries: Subject coverage: Mathematics, mechanics & engineering

OpenEdition Journals

Is a bundle of 175 journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences, published by university presses and small academic publishers.

Oxford University Press

Open Access Resources

Virtual University of Uganda Open Access Library

Universal content


Subjects covered: biological science, business and economics, development policy,engineering, medical and health science, physical science, social science

Directory Of Open Access Journals

Is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. . Subjects covered: science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities

ACS Publications

Subjects covered: agricultural and food chemistry, natural products , environmental science etc.

PLOS Journals

Is a non-profit offering public access to titles in science and medicine. Since 2003 they have published a variety of journals, including PLOS Biology and PLOS Medicine, which rival existing elite titles such as Science and Nature.

PubMed Journals

PubMed comprises approximately 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences.

Agriculture Journals

Is an international and cross-disciplinary scholarly and scientific open access journal on the science of cultivating the soil, growing, harvesting crops, and raising livestock.

Academic Journals

Is a broad-based publisher of peer-reviewed open access journals. Academic Journals currently publishes 111 open access journals covering art and humanities, engineering, medical science, social sciences, biological sciences, physical sciences and agricultural sciences


Publishes a number of peer-reviewed, open access journals. These free-to-view online journals cover all major disciplines of science, medicine, technology and social sciences. BENTHAM Open provides researchers a platform to rapidly publish their research in a good-quality peer-reviewed journal. All peer-reviewed accepted submissions meeting high research and ethical standards are published with free access to all.


Physical sciences, engineering and technology, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences and humanities

National Center for Biotechnology Information

NCBI bookshelf provides free online access to books and documents in Life Science and Healthcare.

Scientific Research An Academic Publisher

Biomedical & Life Sciences, Business & Economics, Chemistry & Materials Science, Computer Science & Communications. Earth & Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Medicine & Healthcare, Physics & Mathematics.

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