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Databases in alphabetical order
African Writers Series
For over 40 years, Heinemann's African Writers Series published the key texts of modern African literature. It has a unique importance in the history of postcolonial writing.This online edition includes over 250 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, Nelson Mandela, Dambudzo Marechera, Christopher Okigbo, Okot p'Bitek and Tayeb Salih.
International, collaborative initiative building an online digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa
EBSCOhost Research Databases
EBSCOhost® is the world's most-used reference resource. It is a customizable, intuitive search experience designed to cater to user needs and preferences at every level of research, with many full text and secondary databases available.
Gale Literary Sources
An integrated research experience, Gale Literary Sources brings together Gale's premier literary databases in a new digital environment that allows researchers, faculty and students to search across these resources to discover and analyze content in entirely new ways.
Multidisciplinary content. The academic content of Google. Use in conjuction with Scopus and Web of Science
Web of Science
Subscription-based access to multiple databases that provide comprehensive citation data for many different academic disciplines. It was originally produced by the Institute for Scientific Information and is currently maintained by Clarivate Analytics.
Arts & Humanities Citation Index:1975+
Social Sciences Citation Index:1975+
Science Citation Index Expanded:-1975+
Multidisciplinary content. Archived to first issues. Current issues embargoed.
Oxford English Dictionary
600,000 words … 3.5 million quotations … over 1000 years of English
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.
Oxford Reference Online
Oxford Reference is the premier online reference product, spanning 25 different subject areas, bringing together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford University Press’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias.
Proquest-E-book Central Academic Complete
Academic Complete is a highly interactive eBook database from ebrary that covers all academic subject areas, including reference works from leading academic publishers. Ebrary's Info tools is a cross referencing tool that allows selected text within a book to be linked to external online resources such as dictionaries, maps and search engines.
African journal content, news research services and South African legal information - one of the most reliable specialist information providers in Africa.: journal articles, news clippings, government publications, SA theses.
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NewsPaper and Magazine Online
Connecting people to news.
Provides unlimited access to 6,000+ newspapers and magazines from around the world.Register for a free account on PressReader. Doing so will give you the full functionality of the platform (email alerts, complete personalization of the platform and everything synchronized across all devices with the same username and password)