Library E-Resources



All database unless permission is obtained from the library, are only to be used by members of Ajayi Crowther University community for academic purposes only.Violations of rules governing the use of the databases may attract penalty.

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All IDs, User IDs, User Names and Passwords are case sensitive. Ajayi Crowther University Library subscribes to the following databases in supporting learning, teaching and research:




1. SCOPUS Hindawi’s journals are indexed in hundreds of Abstracting and Indexing databases. A full list of the databases that cover one or more of Hindawi’s journals is available here. The following is a list of the journals covered by Scopus. A complete list of the databases that cover a particular journal can be viewed by clicking the link for that journal below:
Advances in Bioinformatics, Physics, Advances in Decision Sciences, Advances in Human-Computer Interaction, Advances in Operations Research, Advances in Physical Chemistry, Advances in Power Electronics, Applied and Environmental Soil Science, Applied Bionics and Biomechanics, Biochemistry Research International, Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications, BioMed Research International, Chinese Journal of Engineering, Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, International Journal of Biomaterials, International Journal of Biomedical Imaging, International Journal of Cell Biology, International Journal of Chemical Engineering, International Journal of Differential Equations, International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences, International Journal of Microbiology, Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry, Journal of Applied Mathematics, Journal of Biophysics, Journal of Botany, Journal of Chemistry, Journal of Computer Networks and Communications, Journal of Control Science and Engineering, Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Journal of Engineering, Journal of Environmental and Public Health, Journal of Food Quality, Journal of Mathematics, Journal of Probability and Statistics, Journal of Quality and Reliability Engineering, Journal of Robotics, Journal of Sensors, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, , Scientific Programming, , The Scientific World Journal
2. OAPEN (OPEN ACCESS PUBLISHING IN EUROPEAN NETWORKS) Ajayi Crowther University subscribes to the following databases:
Law: Provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. The database includes all data from Law. It also includes International law, Public International law, International economic and trade law, Investments treaties and disputes law, Settlement of international disputes, International arbitration law, Private international law and Conflict laws, Law of specific jurisdictions, Criminal law and procedure, International criminal law, International courts and procedure laws, Jurisprudence and general issues, Legal issue law, comparative law, Intellectual property law, and Psychology law.
Economics, finance, business and management: The industry’s most used business research database, peer-reviewed titles in all disciplines of business, including Economics, finance, business and managementInternational economicsEconomic systems and structuresDevelopment economics
Humanities: Provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. The database includes all data from Humanities which are: HistoryRegional and national history, Asian history,   Earliest times to present day, Early history: c 500 to c 1450/1500, Medieval history,  Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700Religion and beliefsBuddhism, Buddhist worship, rites and ceremonies,  Buddhist life and practice, Buddhist sacred texts and Tibetan Buddhism.
Earth Sciences, Geography, Environment, Planning: This multi-disciplinary database provides includes: Earth sciences, geography, environment, planning , The environmentEnvironmentalist thought and ideology  Conservation of the environmentSocial impact of environmental issues and Sustainability.
Literature and Literary Studies : This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for Literature and literary studies. It includes: Literature, Literary studies (fiction, novelist and prose writing).
The Arts : This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for Art courses. It includes: Architectural structure and design, Computing and Information Technology.
Language : This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for Language studies. It includes: Language, History and general works, Linguistic, and Journalistic style guides.
3. OAJSE (OPEN ACCESS JOURNAL SEARCH ENGINE) This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for Computer Science and Computing related subjects.
4. OMICS INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OMICS International through its Open Access Initiative is committed to make genuine and reliable contributions to the scientific community. OMICS International hosts over 700 leading-edge peer-reviewed Open Access Journals and organizes over 1000+ International Conferences annually all over the world. OMICS International journals have over 3 million readers and the fame and success of the same can be attributed to the strong editorial board which contains over 50000 eminent personalities that ensure a rapid, quality and quick review process. OMICS International signed an agreement with more than 1000 International Societies to make healthcare information Open Access. OMICS International Conferences make the perfect platform for global networking as it brings together renowned speakers and scientists across the globe to a most exciting and memorable scientific event filled with much enlightening interactive sessions, world class exhibitions and poster presentations
5. DE GRUYTER’S OPEN ACCESS BOOK LIBRARY De Gruyter is an open access book library where any journal articles in all fields can be downloaded freely. The articles are: Accounting, economics and law, epidemiologic methods, issues in legal scholarship, journal of African languages and linguistics, journal of casual inference, journal of econometric methods, journal of globalization and development, law and development review, law and ethics of human rights, review of network economics, statistical communications in infectious diseases, the B.E. journal of economic analysis and policy, the B.E. journal of macroeconomics, the economists’ voice and the international journal of biostatistics.
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6. AFRICAN JOURNAL ONLINE Promotes access to African research by providing access to abstracts of African published literature. Full-text articles are available on request or for purchase
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7. BIOLINE INTERNATIONAL Bioline International operates on a non-profit basis, focused on improving the distribution of scientific information despite borders and barriers. In 2004, Bioline International made a strong commitment to the open access movement and converted the entire website to a full open access provider of quality bioscience journals published in developing countries.
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8. DOAJ: DIRECTORY OF OPEN ACCESS JOURNALS This directory provide free access to important journals on Business Management, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Information Science, Information Systems, Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology
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9. BioOne BioOne provides a unique aggregation of high-impact bioscience research journals, featuring timely content on a wide-array of today’s most pressing topics, including global warming, stem cell research, ecological and biodiversity conservation.
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10. JSTOR JSTOR offer more than 15,000 scholarly books from a leading roster of academic presses and scholarly publishers. Books, journal articles, and reviews will be cross-searchable and linked in ways that make online research faster, easier, and more effective.
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11. OARE (ONLINE ACCESS TO RESEARCH IN THE SCIENCES) The OARE provides research in a wide range of disciplines, including: Biology; Biochemistry & Microbiology, Biotechnology, Genetics & Genetically Modified Species, Botany & Plant Biodiversity; Geology & Earth Sciences. OARE also provides access to important international scientific search databases (A&I Databases), intellectual tools scientific and professional communities use to search for information on specific topics within thousands of scientific publications from around the world.
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12. NATIONAL VIRTUAL LIBRARY The goal is to ensure that you have highest and latest publications in every field to facilitate teaching, research and learning.
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13. WILOLUD JOURNALS WILOLUD JOURNALSprovidespublishes scholarly journals in wide range of academic fields, including agriculture, social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, biological and medical sciences, education, economics, engineering, information technology and management. The journals deliver original peer reviewed articles from international scholars to a worldwide audience.
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14. HINARI HINARI Access to Research in Health Programme provides free or very low cost online access to the major journals in biomedical and related social sciences.
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15. JMBFS JOURNAL The Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences is an Open Access, peer-reviewed online scientific journal published by the Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences (Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra). The major focus of the journal is regular publishing of original scientific articles, short communications and reviews about animal, plant and environmental microbiology (including bacteria, fungi, yeasts, algae, protozoa and viruses), microbial, animal and plant biotechnology and physiology, microbial, plant and animal genetics, molecular biology, agriculture and food chemistry and biochemistry, food control, evaluation and processing in food science and environmental sciences.
16. OPEN ACCESS JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY & BIOTECHNOLOGY (OAJMB) Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology is an internationally peer reviewed journal devoted to the dissemination of scientific knowledge concerning microbiology, biotechnology, biomedicine and related academic disciplines. The main aim of journal is to provide a forum for research work directed towards microbiological and biotechnological solutions to global problems. The scope of this journal covers scientific and technological aspects of microbiology including Bioactive Compounds, Food Microbiology; Biocatalysis and Bioprocess Engineering; Environmental Microbiology, Microbial Diversity; Molecular and Cellular Microbiology, Biomedical Sciences and biotechnology topics like Environmental Biotechnology, Environmental Microbiology, Enzymology and Enzyme Engineering, Fermentation Technology, Food and Agricultural Technologies, Food Biotechnology, Bioprocess Engineering.
17. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY International Journal of Microbiology is a peer-reviewed, journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles in all areas of microbiology.
18. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CURRENT MICROBIOLOGY AND APPLIED SCIENCES International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences ISSN: 2319-7692(Print), ISSN: 2319-7706(Online) is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal with reputable academics and experts as members of its Editorial Board. The Current Microbiology aims to publish all the latest and outstanding research articles. Review and letters in all areas of major importance to techniques of microbiology and applied research with publishes high quality of review and research articles on novel aspects of Microbiology including Environmental, Food, Agricultural, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Veterinary, Soil, Water and Biodeterioration.
19. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY AND ALLIED SCIENCES International Journal of Microbiology and Allied Sciences (IJOMAS) is a quarterly published, peer reviewed, multidisciplinary open access journal. This journal publishes original research articles, short communications, reviews, letters to the editor, perspectives in all areas of microbiology (Medical, Food and Dairy, Agricultural, Industrial, Aquatic, Aero, Environmental, Geochemical, Pharmaceutical, etc) and related fields including: Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbial Structure and Physiology, Microbial Biotechnology, Clinical Biochemistry, Emerging Infectious Disease, Infectious Disease Dynamics, Bacteriology, Virology, Parasitology, Mycology, Immunology
Epidemiology, Microbial ecology, Vaccinology.
The major objective of this publication is to promote/ advance science through encouraging the researchers to publish and make the scientific information available to all in the most easily accessible form.
20. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY RESEARCH & BIOTECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS Bioinfo Publications is a rapidly growing academic publisher with more than 70 Open Access and more than 70 Subscription based Peer Reviewed journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines. This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for Business, Economics & Management courses, Arts and Culture courses, Social Sciences & Humanities courses, Chemistry, Computer Science & Technology courses, Environmental Sciences courses, Physics & Mathematics courses, Life Sciences courses, Agriculture Sciences courses, Engineering and Microbiology.
21. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY IJMM meets these needs by focusing on genome and proteome analyses, studies dealing with the molecular mechanisms of pathogenicity and the evolution of pathogenic agents, the interactions between pathogens and host cells (“cellular microbiology”), and molecular epidemiology. To help the reader keeping up with the rapidly evolving new findings in the field of medical microbiology, IJMM publishes original articles, case studies and topical, state-of-the-art mini-reviews in a well balanced fashion. All articles are strictly peer-reviewed. Important topics are reinforced by 2 special issues per year dedicated to a particular theme. Finally, at irregular intervals, current opinions on recent or future developments in medical microbiology are presented in an editorial section.
22. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS Journal of Physical Mathematics is an academic journal provides an opportunity to share the information among the scientists and researchers. Scholarly Open Access journal aims to publish most complete and reliable source of information on the discoveries and current developments in the mode of original articles, review articles, case reports, short communications, etc. in all areas of the field and making them freely available through online without any restrictions or any other subscriptions to researchers worldwide. Open Access also maximizes the visibility of research publications and improves the quality, impact and influence of research globally.
23. ADVANCES IN MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS Advances in Mathematical Physics is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles in all areas of mathematical physics.
24. ADVANCES IN PURE MATHEMATICS Advances in Pure Mathematics (APM) is an openly accessible journal published monthly. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in different areas of ordered algebraic structures. The journal publishes original papers including but not limited to the following fields: Applied Harmonic Analysis, Approximation Theory, Asymptotic Methods, Bifurcation Theory, Coding Theory, Combinatory, Complex Analysis, Convex Analysis Difference Equations, Differential Equations, Dynamical Systems, Fixed-Point Theory, Fourier analysis, Fractals, Fractional Analysis, Functional Differential Equations, Fuzzy Mathematics, Geometry, Geometry of Banach Spaces, Integral Equations, Mathematical Biology, including Population Dynamics, Mathematical Physics , Matrix Theory ,Moment Theory , Number Theory ,Numerical Analysis ,Operator Theory, Optimal Control, Optimization Wavelets , Partial Differential Equations, Probability, Reaction-Diffusion Problems, Discrete Mathematics, Scattering Theory, Semigroups of Operators, Signal Theory, Special Functions, Statistics.
25. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICS American Journal of Computational Mathematics is a journal dedicated to providing a platform for publication of articles about mathematical research in areas of science where computing plays a central and essential role emphasizing algorithms, numerical methods, and symbolic methods. The journal publishes original papers including but not limited to the following fields:  Algebraic Theory of Computer Science, Discrete Mathematics in relation to Computer Science, Logic in Computer Science, Mathematics of Scientific Computation, Symbolic Computation and Computer Algebra Systems


Hikari is a publisher of international journals and books in science, technology and medicine founded in 2005. It is publishing refereed, high quality original research papers in all areas of pure and applied mathematics as well as refereed, high quality survey papers, expository papers; research announcements describing new results; short notes on unsolved problems, etc. Hikari editions cover a wide range of disciplines with journals cataloged in significant number of libraries and specialized repositories.
27. ARMENIAN JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICS Armenian Journal of Mathematics (ArmJMath) aims to publish original research papers and survey articles in all areas of mathematics, enhance the interests, talents, and achievements of all individuals in theoretical mathematics and its applications.
ArmJMath accepts also review articles, short communications, conference proceedings, algorithms, Ph.D and doctoral thesis’s and other items with a detailed exposition of results, proofs, numerical experiments and examples. One of purposes is to reflect the progress of the mathematical research in Armenia and, by providing an international forum, to stimulate its further        developments.
28. JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS The Journal of Mathematics and Statistics aims at publishing papers on the all areas of theoretical/applied mathematics and statistics. The areas of expertise of the Editorial Board include: mathematical and numerical analysis, algebra, geometry, topology, mathematical physics, discrete mathematics, operations research, mathematical programming, mathematical logic, mathematical control, dynamical systems, decision sciences, probability theory, statistical mechanics, applied statistics, mathematical finance, actuarial science & risk management, applied econometrics, bioinformatics, applications to the modeling of complex phenomena arising in physics, chemistry, biology, social, economics and behavioral sciences are also welcome. The scope of this journal is to provide a forum of exchange among scholars that employ mathematics and statistics in their research activity. The journal publishes research and review articles. Occasionally case reports, editorial, letters to editor, research notes, technical reports will be featured.
29. ANNALS OF MATHEMATICAL LOGIC The journal Annals of Pure and Applied Logic publishes high quality papers in all areas of mathematical logic as well as applications of logic in mathematics, in theoretical computer science and in other related disciplines. All submissions to the journal should be mathematically correct, well written (preferably in English) and contain relevant new results that are of significant interest to a substantial number of logicians. The journal also considers submissions that are somewhat too long to be published by other journals while being too short to form a separate memoir provided that they are of particular outstanding quality and broad interest. In addition, Annals of Pure and Applied Logic occasionally publishes special issues of selected papers from well-chosen conferences in pure and applied logic.
30. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION RESEARCH  REVIEW International Journal of Business and Administration Research Review (IJBARR) is a double blind peer reviewed refereed quarterly journal that publishes empirical, conceptual and review papers of exceptional quality that contribute to enrich business administration thinking. The objective of the Journal is to disseminate knowledge, which ensures good practice of professional management and its focal point is on research and reflections relevant to academicians and practicing managers for sustainable business.
31. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF BUSINESS AND INNOVATION RESEARCH European Journal of Business and Innovation Research (EJBIR) is an international peer-reviewed and referred journal published in March, June, September and December by the European Centre for Research, Training and Development (ECRTD), UK. EJBIR welcomes outstanding research papers in Business Studies, Business Ethics, Business Strategy, Business Management, Business Economics, Public Sector Management, Organizational Behaviour, Operations Management, Management Strategy, Research Methods in Business, Project Management, Collaborative innovation, Green Innovation, Innovation in SMEs, and other related areas. European Journal of Business and Innovation Research published in both online and printed versions and promote theory and practice in business and innovation.
32. ASIAN JOURNAL OF BUSINESS EDUCATION Asian Journal of Business Education(AFBE)is a scholarly, open access, peer reviewed business education Asian journals, and fully refereed as journal that seeks and publishes articles from academics and activists throughout the globe.
33. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BUSINESS EDUCATION (AJBE) The American Journal of Business Education (AJBE) publishes papers that significantly contribute to the understanding of the science and practice of business pedagogy. The AJBE embraces its mission of advancing the art and science of teaching as well as publishing articles related to the advancement of the business curriculum. Using a wide range of research methods including statistical analysis, analytical work, case studies, field research and historical analysis, articles examine significant research questions from a broad range of business education perspectives. AJBE is a widely cited, completely open access journal that is an essential for business education researchers and professionals. Titles include:  American Journal of Business Education ,International Business & Economics Research Journal ,International Journal of Management & Information Systems, Journal of Applied Business Research , Journal of Business & Economics Research , Journal of Business Case Studies , Journal of Diversity Management , Journal of International Education Research, Journal of Service Science, Journal of Sustainability Management , Review of Business Information Systems.
34. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (CS Canada) This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
35. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION The American Journal of Economics and Business Administration is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original, innovative and novel work in various areas representing the intersection of economics as a scientific discipline and the professional practice of business management. It is published quarterly.(Science  Publication)
Ijmsbr is an open access journal cover management sciences and business research having expertise in delivering high-quality and rapid Double Blind Peer reviewed publications, from online submission systems and in-depth double blind peer review to an efficient, author-friendly publication process. It provides a great unique research platform with professional approaches.
37. BRITISH JOURNAL OF MARKETING STUDIES British Journal of Marketing Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by the European Centre for Research, Training and Development (ECRTD), UK. BJMS welcomes outstanding research papers in Service Marketing, Direct Marketing, Consumer Behaviour, Marketing Research, Marketing Strategy, Product Development and Management, Relationship Marketing, Network Marketing, Evangelism Marketing, Brand Management, Marketing Communication, Public Relations, Sales Management, Business Communication and other related areas. British Journal of Marketing Studies is published in both online and printed versions.
38. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING, AUDITING AND FINANCE RESEARCH research-ejaafr/ European Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance Research is an international peer-reviewed journal published by the European Centre for Research, Training and Development (ECRTD), UK. EJAAFR welcomes research papers in Accounting Theory, Management Accounting, Financial Accounting, Accounting Ethics, Accounting Information Systems, Accounting Methods, Finance: Financial Economics, Research Method and Method in Banking and Finance, Financial Analysis, Banks and Financial Institution Management, Corporate Finance and Corporate Risk Management. Auditing: Control Risks, Detection Risks, Financial Statement Assertions, Fraud Deterrence, Risk Assessment and other related topics.           
39 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCE International Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IJHSS) is an open access, peer-reviewed and refereed journal published by Center for Promoting Ideas (CPI), USA.

Journal of Emerging Trends in Educational Research and Policy Studies (JETERAPS) is a scholarly, open access, peer reviewed, double blind, interdisciplinary, and fully refereed journal JETERAPS seeks and publishes articles from academics and activists throughout the globe.
41. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND  RESEARCH The ICI Journals Master Listdatabase contains over 22 000 journals, including 3000 from Poland. Journals that are registered here underwent a multidimensional parameterization successfully. As a confirmation of the indexation in our database journals receive the ICV (Index Copernicus Value)
Since many years, the evaluation of scientific journals has been conducted through an analysis of every published issue, on the basis of both journals’ declaration in an application form and hard copies – full versions – of evaluated journals, delivered to the Index Copernicus Office. This is the only comprehensive journal evaluation in this part of Europe – fully based on facts and Index Copernicus archives consisting of original issues of the evaluated journals for   current as well as past years. Experts, who take part in evaluating and formulating the criteria of the process, deal with bibliometrics analysis of scientific achievements and productivity on a daily basis.


1. DOABOOKS The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of Open Access books. Academic publishers are invited to provide metadata of their Open Access books to DOAB. Metadata will be harvestable in order to maximize dissemination, visibility and impact. Aggregators can integrate the records in their commercial services and libraries can integrate the directory into their online catalogues, helping scholars and students to discover the books. The directory is open to all publishers who publish academic, peer reviewed books in Open Access and should contain as many books as possible, provided that these publications are in Open Access and meet academic standards.
2. BOOKBOONS Bookboon is a free to use website that lets you download eBooks. The eBooks are categorized either as textbooks or books for business or travel. You can begin your searches by entering in a keyword and having the results displayed; you can also choose the category of books – textbooks/business/travel – and optionally change the language of the website since it supports multiple languages.
3. Gutenberg offers over 53,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.
4. Bibliomania contains searchable full text of over 2,000 books, including literary classics (Victorians predominate), study guides and reference works.
5. Manybooks provides over 28,000 free e-books for your PDA, Ipod, or eBook reader. Genres include classics, espionage, mystery, science fiction, history, women’s studies and many more.
6. Planetbook is the home of classic literature.
7. E-LIBRARY It is an e-library that provides lots of e-books for downloads.
8. E-BOOK E-book directory is a daily growing list of free downloadable e-books and documents.
9. DIGITAL LIBRARY This is an online books page with over 40,000 free e-books.
10. LIBRARY VOX BOOKS Librivox is an extensive collection of free audio books read by volunteers.


CDs & DVDs
There are scores of CDs and DVSs containing information that range from general reference collections to specially designed information materials and so on.