Library is providing IP based access to electronic resources through online databases. Below mentioned databases can be accessed across the campus:-

African Cultural Heritage Sites and Landscapes

The African Cultural Heritage Sites and Landscapes Collection links high-quality visual, contextual, and spatial documentation of African heritage sites. The Collection includes photographs, 3D models, GIS data, site plans, aerial and satellite photography, images of rock art, excavation reports, manuscripts, travelers’ accounts, historical and antiquarian maps, books, articles, and other scholarly research.

American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers (ASABE)

This is an educational and scientific organization providing access to 3 journals. Subject content covers advancement of engineering applicable to Agricultural, Food, and Biological Systems.

Cambridge Journals Online

Cambridge University Press’s collection of nearly 200 leading journals across the sciences, social sciences and humanities.


eBrary offers a wide variety of content across many subject areas, especially in business and social science. It acquires integrated collections of eBooks and other content. ebrary continues to add quality eBooks and other authoritative titles to their selection from the world's leading academic and professional publishers.

Emerald Insight

Provides full text of all 150+ Emerald online journals available, with full text back files, many going back to 1990's abstracts going back in some cases to 1980's.

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


An online archive database with complete backfiles of over 700 core scholarly journals covering Business, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Language, Law, Religion, Philosophy, Anthropology, History, Geography, Biological Sciences, Political Sciences and Education.

JSTOR – Global Plants

The largest of its kind, Global Plants is a community-contributed database that features more than two million high resolution plant type specimen images and other foundational materials from the collections of hundreds of herbaria around the world. It is an essential resource for institutions supporting research and teaching in botany, ecology, and conservation studies. Through Global Plants, herbaria can share specimens, experts can determine and update naming structures, students can discover and learn about plants in context, and a record of plant life can be preserved for future generations.

McGraw-Hill’s Access Engineering

ACE currently includes 274 titles. It is focused around 14 major areas of engineering. Access Engineering features a new taxonomy book view offering comprehensive coverage and faster title-by-title access to engineering collection. In addition, the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Engineering is embedded on all search pages. It is easy and effective search or topical browse.

McGraw-Hill’s Access Science

This collection is highly recommended for all science users from high school through college, as well as users in large libraries. It contains full text and illustrations of McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. The database also contains 8,500 Encyclopedia and Research Update articles by leading researchers, including Nobel Prize winners, 100,000+ terms from Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 14,000 illustrations plus animations and image galleries and 65,000+ hyperlinked cross-references.


SpringerLink provides access to 503 full-text Springer-Verlag Journals and 738 full-text journals formerly published by Kluwer Academic Publishing. One of the world's leading information services for Science, Technical and Medical journals.

Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa

The Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa Collection brings together materials from various sites throughout the world. By providing sample materials, the Collection also publicizes the rich collections of partner institutions, helping make them more widely known to researchers. The Collection consists of more than 180 000 pages of documents and images, including periodicals, nationalist publications, records of colonial government commissions, local newspaper reports, personal papers, correspondence, UN documents, out-of-print and other particularly relevant books, oral testimonies, life histories, and speeches.

Taylor & Francis Journals

Taylor & Francis has grown rapidly over the last two decades to become a leading international academic publisher. It provides access to more than 1000 journal titles in a full range of disciplines.

UPCC Books on Project MUSE

UPCC Books launched on Project MUSE in January 2012. The book collections offer thousands of peer-reviewed digital books from over 65 major university presses and scholarly publishers and allow books to be discovered and searched in an integrated environment with content from nearly 500 journals currently on MUSE.

Wiley Online Library

Wiley-Blackwell online database contains over 1,234 journals in science, technology, medicine, humanities and social sciences

Besides above databases, following Databases can be accessed within Sukkur IBA library premises:-

ACM Digital Library (Association of Computing Machinery)

Provides access to thirty magazines and journals in computing and IT, with complete archive reaching back to 1950's. Also includes the ACM Special Interest Group newsletters and conference proceedings, many with full archives in 34 distinct areas of information technology address your varied interests - Programming Languages, Graphics, and Mobile communications etc.

African Journals Online (AJOL)

AJOL offers the tables of content and abstracts from over 170 journals in sciences, social sciences, arts, culture and literature from 2000 to onward. Free print copies of articles are available by airmail.

American Chemical Society (ACS)

ACS is the leading publisher of peer-reviewed research journals in the chemical and related sciences, serving scientific communities worldwide through an unparalleled commitment to quality, reliability, and innovation. Fulltext access is available for all titles back to the start date of the publication, some back as far as the 1800s.

American Physical Society (APS)

APS is an authoritative source of physics information. It provides full text access to all APS material from 1893 to present.

Beech Tree Publishing

Beech Tree publishes three international, peer-reviewed academic journals on public policy for science and technology, research, or environmental, social, health and other impacts.

Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier is the most popular business research database, features the full text for more than 2,150 journals. Full text is provided back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998. Additional full text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.

Duke University Press

Duke University Press publishes more than 40 journals on a wide range of disciplines within the humanities and social sciences.

Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh University Press is the premier Scottish publisher of academic books and journals. it Provides access to over 37 journals across a range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.

Global Economic Monitor (GEM)

Provides daily updates of global economic developments, with coverage of high income- as well as developing countries. Daily data is provided for exchange rates, equity markets, interest rates, stripped bond spreads, commodity prices and emerging market bond indices. Monthly data coverage is provided for consumer prices, high-tech market indicators, industrial production and merchandise trade, etc. Quarterly data is available for GDP, current account balances, and budget balances. All data sets are updated each weekday to capture the latest available observations.


Provides full-text access to 132 IEEE and 45 IEE journals, magazines, transactions and conference proceedings as well as active IEEE standards.

IMechE Journals Collection. (Institution of Mechanical Engineers)

Provides access to 18 journals, including the prestigious Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Parts A-P; Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design; the International Journal of Engine Research, as well as the IMechE Proceedings Archive 1847-1996. The Collection brings together for the first time all the online journal content published by Professional Engineering Publishing and provides engineering researchers throughout the world with a unique resource.

Informs Journals

Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) publishes 12 scholarly journals including the flagship journals Operations Research and Management Science. It provides full text access to current four years content from these ISI ranked peer reviewed journals.


More than legal research, the LexisNexis® Total Research System provides you online access to state and federal case law; codes and statutes; court documents and extensive secondary materials such as treatises and law journal articles. It has over 3.5 billion public records; business news, legal news, and regional news; expert commentary on the law; Shepard's® Citations Service; and so much more.


A comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature. It is the online version of Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications, which are published by the American Mathematical Society. MathSciNet indexes and abstracts journals, books, and proceedings in mathematics. The database covers from 1940 to the present and is updated daily.

McGraw-Hill Access Medicine

McGraw-Hill's is an innovative online resource that provides students, clinicians and researchers with instant answers to their clinical questions from the most trusted sources. Updated daily by world-renowned physicians and expanding continuously. It has diagnosis and treatment of 4,700 diseases and disorders. Contributions by the world-renowned authors and physicians. It has Harrison's Grand Round Lecture Series - Includes audio/visual presentations.

NRC Research Press

NRC Research Press has been publishing scholarly journals since 1929. As part of Canadian Science Publishing, NRC Research Press publishes 16 journals, monographs, conference proceedings, and allied publications.

Project Muse

Project MUSE offers full text access to current content from prestigious humanities and social sciences journals. It is the most reliable source of titles from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, journals with critically acclaimed articles by the most respected scholars in their fields. It provides full text access to more than 147888 articles from 406 scholarly journals by more than 100 publishers.

Sage Journals Online - Management & Organization Studies Collection

This collection includes the full text of 40 journals published by SAGE and participating societies, some journals going back 60 years, encompassing over 50,500 articles.

Science Direct

The world's leading electronic collection of scientific journals and provides access to the fulltext of last 5 years. The subject areas covered in this database are: Business Management and Accounting, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Economics.

SpringerLink Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS Book Series)

Lecture Notes in Computer Science is a medium for the publication of new research & developments in Computer Science, Information Technology and related areas. It holds over 50,000 papers from 1973 to present.

United Nations Common Database (UNCDB)

A well documented and content rich database design to meet the multidisciplinary data needs by providing many paths to the data covering economics, social, financial and development related topics since 1951.

University of Chicago Press Journals

Over 50 scholarly journals of the world’s most prestigious societies are accessible. Its first scholarly publication was the Journal of Political Economy, introduced in 1892.

World Bank e-Library

One of the most comprehensive collections in the area of social and economic development. It covers all current and recent World Bank titles, documents and papers in PDF and other user-friendly formats. It has more than 1,396 World Bank Publications and over 1,938 Policy Research Working Papers.

World Bank Global Development Finance (GDF Online)

Contains statistical data for the 138 countries that report public and publicly-guaranteed debt to the World Bank Debtor Reporting System. The database covers external debt stocks and flows, major economic aggregates, and key debt ratios as well as average terms of new commitments, currency composition of long-term debt, debt restructuring, and scheduled debt service projections. Data selection screens are intuitive and easy to use. Results can be scaled, indexed against a particular year, viewed by percentage change, and charted. Data can also be exported in standard formats.

World Development Indicators

World Bank's premier annual compilation of data about development. It is a collection of statistical data and commentary. It focuses on people, economy, environment, states and markets, and global links. The CD-ROM contains a database of more than 550 indicators selected from a time series database of 40 years and 208 countries, where data is available. It also contains full text of WDI book. The data can be exported in several formats. WDI 2003 has new user friendly interface.

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