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Both the NGU library and EKB provide students and faculty with access to a wide range of electronic resources. Many of these databases and electronic journals are available off-campus

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Emerald Insight

Description: Emerald Publishing was founded in 1967 to champion new ideas that would advance the research and practice of business and management. Today, we continue to nurture fresh thinking in applied fields where we feel we can make a real difference, now also including health and social care, education, and engineering.

Encyclopedia of Mathematics

Description: The Encyclopedia of Mathematics wiki is an open access resource designed specifically for the mathematics community. The original articles are from the online Encyclopedia of Mathematics, published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in 2002. With more than 8,000 entries, illuminating nearly 50,000 notions in mathematics, it was the most up-to-date graduate-level reference work in the field of mathematics.

Description: offers free access to over 300,000 reference entries from sources you can cite. Plus, more than 50,000 topic summaries feature related pictures, videos, topic summaries, and newspaper and magazine articles from around the world. It takes a great care in constantly updating our content with the latest from our partners.

ERIC (Institute of Education Sciences)

Description: ERIC is a comprehensive, easy-to-use, searchable, Internet-based bibliographic and full-text database of education research and information.

Essential Science Indicators

Description: The Essential Science Indicators™ database reveals emerging science trends as well as influential individuals, institutions, papers, journals, and countries in your field of research. With science trend statistics drawn from more than 12 million articles from over 12,000 global journals, the Indicators delivers the in-depth coverage you need to effectively analyze and benchmark research performance, identify significant trends, rank top performers, and evaluate potential employees and collaborators. Based on a 10-year rolling file, these Indicators are updated every two months. Built on the foundation of Web of Science™, Essential Science Indicators use selective, structured, and complete data.


Description: Europeana provides cultural heritage enthusiasts, professionals, teachers, and researchers with digital access to European cultural heritage material. Europeana gives you access to millions of cultural heritage items from institutions across Europe. Discover artworks, books, music, and videos on art, newspapers, archaeology, fashion, science, sport, and much more

Facade Design and Engineering

Description: JFDE has been recognized by ANVUR (ITALIAN NATIONAL AGENCY FOR THE EVALUATION OF UNIVERSITIES AND RESEARCH INSTITUTES) as class A for the disciplinary sector 08/C1 - DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGICAL PLANNING OF ARCHITECTURE. The rating of scientific journals is carried out by ANVUR (ITALIAN NATIONAL AGENCY FOR THE EVALUATION OF UNIVERSITIES AND RESEARCH INSTITUTES, to calculate the indicators used for the National Scientific Habilitation. The National Scientific Habilitation (ASN) is a requirement to apply for permanent positions of Full and Associate Professor in Italian Universities. ANVUR is entrusted with assessing full professors applying for membership in the National Committees which examine candidates for both positions. ANVUR also proposes to the Ministry the minimum values of the indicators of scientific qualification used in the ASN procedure. Finally, ANVUR rates scientific journals to calculate such indicators in humanities and social sciences.

Fashion Theory

Description: Fashion Theory is a peer-reviewed academic journal that covers the study of fashion, including aspects from sociology, art history, consumption studies, and anthropology. The journal approaches fashion "as the cultural construction of the embodied identity". The journal investigates issues of body in society but also includes studies on practices of production, dissemination, and consumption of dress. In addition, it includes reviews of exhibitions and academic publications.


Description: Figshare is an online open access repository that allows researchers to preserve and share their research outputs, including figures, datasets, images, and videos . It is free to upload content and free to access, in adherence to the principle of open data

Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (FOLDOC)

Description: FOLDOC is a searchable dictionary of acronyms, jargon, programming languages, tools, architecture, operating systems, networking, theory, conventions, standards, mathematics, telecoms, electronics, institutions, companies, projects, products, history, in fact any of the vocabulary you might expect to find in a computer dictionary.


Description: GALE EBOOKS is a collection of 164 E-Textbooks / Textbooks from top publishers, covering a number of academic subjects. It is a valuable resource for students, researchers, and educators, providing access to high-quality, authoritative content.


Description: Gallica is a major digital library provided by the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BNF) that offers free access to a vast collection of digitalized documents, including books, manuscripts, maps, prints, photographs, and more The library aims to provide access to a comprehensive and diverse range of French written heritage and its influence on Europe and worldwide.Some of the fields of interest represented in Gallica include history, literature, sciences, philosophy, law, economics, and politics. The collection primarily focuses on French-speaking culture, but it also includes some foreign classics in their original language or in a translated version

Getty Research Portal

Description: The Getty Research Portal is an online platform providing global access to digitized art history texts. The Portal is comprised of catalogue records that link to full, digitized texts hosted by the contributing institutions or their service providers. The Getty Research Portal provides access to digitized resources for the printed literature of art, including fundamental texts, rare books, exhibition catalogues, auction catalogues, and related literature. As the Portal's contributions grow, its scope will widen to include more texts about non-Western art.

Getty Vocabularies

Description: Structured terminology for art, architecture, decorative arts, archival materials, visual surrogates, conservation, and bibliographic materials. Explore the various databases including The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT), The Cultural Objects Name Authority (CONA), and The Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN Getty Vocabularies contain structured terminology for art, architecture, decorative arts, archival materials, visual surrogates, art conservation, and bibliographic materials. Compliant with international standards

Global Wind Atlas

Description: The Global Wind Atlas is a free, web-based application developed to help policymakers, planners, and investors identify high-wind areas for wind power generation virtually anywhere in the world and then perform preliminary calculations. The Global Wind Atlas facilitates online queries and provides freely downloadable datasets based on the latest input data and modelling methodologies. Users can additionally download high-resolution maps of the wind resource potential, for use in GIS tools, at the global, country, and first-administrative unit (State/Province/Etc.) level.

HathiTrust Digita Library

Description: HathiTrust is a not-for-profit collaborative of academic and research libraries preserving 17+ million digitized items. HathiTrust offers reading access to the fullest extent allowable by U.S. copyright law, computational access to the entire corpus for scholarly research, and other emerging services based on the combined collection.

Health Nutrition and Population Statistics

Description: Key health, nutrition and population statistics gathered from a variety of international sources.

Hong Kong Journals Online (HKJO)

Description: Hong Kong Journals Online (HKJO) is a full-text image database providing access to selected academic and professional journals, both in English and Chinese, published in Hong Kong. Titles included in this database cover a wide range of disciplines including law, medicine and education. The University of Hong Kong Libraries, with a rich collection of Hong Kong journals, developed this database with the objectives of facilitating efficient information retrieval and preserving archival materials. Issues included in this database vary from journal to journal with the earliest going back to 1872. Currently, more than 491,290 images from over 60 titles will be accessible on the database. More titles with permission granted for digitizing their full text will be included to the database. New issues of the titles will also be added as soon as being received. Scholars doing research on Hong Kong will find this an invaluable resource.

IEEE Explore

Description: IEEE publishes more than 1,400 leading-edge conference proceedings every year, which are recognized by academia and industry worldwide as the most vital collection of consolidated published papers in electrical engineering, computer science, and related fields. IEEE Conference Proceedings Archive Perpetual access to nearly 50 years (1951-1999) of archival conference content Organizations gain perpetual access to leading technology content from more than 475,000 IEEE conference papers across 850+ conference series.

IET Digital Library

Description: The IET Digital Library is a global repository of science, engineering and technology-focused content produced by the world’s leading international scientific organisation and thought leader – the IET. Online access to the IET Digital Library unlocks an unsurpassed body of work of more than 174,000 technical papers and around 8,676 eBook chapters from 1994 onwards for all IET journals, magazines, conference publications, and seminars digests.

ILOSTAT: The leading source of labour statistics

Description: ILOSTAT is the statistical database of the International Labour Organization (ILO), which is a specialized agency of the United Nations. ILOSTAT provides data on a wide range of labor and employment indicators, including: employment and unemployment rates, wages and earnings, working hours and conditions, labor productivity, occupational safety and health, social protection, Industrial relations. This data is collected from over 200 countries and territories, and is available in a variety of formats, including tables, graphs, and maps.

Incision Academy


Description: Incision Academy is a global Medical & Surgical educational platform, accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons of England and endorsed by many societies around the world such as ESSO (European Society for Surgical Oncology), EHS (European Hernia Society) and the NVGIC (Dutch Association of GE Surgery). The platform contains over 500 high-quality video courses on surgical procedures to prepare for medical work.

Intech Open

Description: IntechOpen is an open access publisher that provides a platform for researchers to publish their scientific research. It offers a wide range of open access books and open science journals, with a focus on increasing the visibility and dissemination of scientific research.

Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) Open Access Publications

Description: IDEC’s mission is the advancement of interior design education, scholarship, and service. A membership organization, IDEC is recognized as the leading organization and authority on interior design education.

Interior Design Journal = مجلة التصميم الدولية

Description: multidisciplinary, open access, peer-reviewed journal, issued by the Scientific Association of Designers, an officially accredited society, in conjunction with the Faculty of Applied Arts, Badr University in Cairo BUC and Designers Syndicate. The journal is devoted to publishing state of the art research work in different fields of design, including product design, industrial design, interior design, visual communication design, interface design, animation and game design, media design, textile and textile printing design and other design-related fields. The journal is also concerned with all technologies related to all fields of design.