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  Journals, eBooks, databases and mixed packages SUBJECT COVERAGE URL LINK
1. 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. 
2. BIOVISION AFRICA The Organic farmer-Collaboration with Murang’a University 
3. EBSCO ATLA This database is an essential resource for religious and theological studies, providing bibliographic records covering topics such as biblical studies, world religions, church history and religion in social issues  
4. Emerald insight Management and library & information services journals. The service also provides access to leading titles in marketing, business disciplines, engineering and materials science.
5. Oxford journals It has 291 titles receiving an Impact Factor. Journals in Medicine & health, Arts & humanities, sciences & mathematics, social sciences and Law
6. 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



Taylor and Francis eBooks


5,000 titles (Perpetual Access)

Access to the world’s premier Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Built Environment, STM and Law content.
9. Wiley Online Library

Full 2022 collection

Access to journal titles which cover the full spectrum of life, health and physical sciences, social science and the humanities, and include many titles ranked at the forefront of their field.

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.
11. OECD 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.
12. 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.
13. 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
14. Henry Stewart Talks Ltd Subject Strength: Biomedicine, Life Sciences, Marketing and Management collection
15. IEEE 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.

Lexis Nexis Legal Library


NB: This is only accessed by 16 KLISC member institutions

Lexis Library delivers thousands of trusted legal, tax and regulatory sources, such as: Butterworths, Halsbury’s Laws, Tolley’s, Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law and Civil Court Practice. Plus, wide-ranging primary source materials including all England Law Reports, Encyclopedia of Forms and Precedents, Atkins Court Forms among others.


NB: This is only accessed by TVET institutions and technical Universities

Covers e-books in technical and vocational training. (TVETS) including carpentry, Primary Agriculture, Primary Health

Civil Engineering and Building Construction

Drawing Office Practice, electrical Infrastructure Construction, Engineering and Related Design, Finance, Economics and Accounting, Hospitality Education and Development, Mechatronics, Office Administration, Process Instrumentation

Process Plant Operations, Safety in Society, Tourism, Hairdressing etc.

Wolters Kluwer’s Basic Sciences Collection

NB: This is only accessed by 30 KLISC member institutions with Health science programs

Covers journals, cases, videos, clinical skills in Health sciences including basic sciences, Medical education, Pharmacology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Anatomy, microbiology, Epidemiology, Neurosciences, Pathology
19. Wolters Kluwers Ovid eBooks Covers ebooks in Health sciences including basic sciences, Medical education, Pharmacology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Anatomy, microbiology, Epidemiology, Neurosciences, Pathology
12. JSTOR 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
22. 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
24. Mathematical Sciences Publishers Journal Provides free access to MSP’s journals, open to libraries in these 29 countries: Subject coverage: Mathematics, mechanics & engineering
25. OpenEdition Journals

Is a bundle of 175 journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences, published by university presses and small academic publishers.
26. European Respiratory Journals Adult and paediatric respiratory medicine, including cell biology, epidemiology, immunology, oncology, pathophysiology, imaging, occupational medicine, intensive care, sleep medicine and thoracic surgery.

International Water Association


IWA Publishing publishes 17 peer-reviewed journals, plus supporting 4 more in association with Elsevier.
28. The Company of Biologists’ Journals Free access to three journals published by The Company of Biologists: Development, Journal of Cell Science, and Journal of Experimental BiologyDevelopment ; Journal of Cell Science; Journal of Experimental Biology




  1. Resources highlighted in green (1 -18) are ‘paid-for’ resources by KLISC
  2. Resources not highlighted in green (19 – 28) are free to access courtesy of EIFL and require completing and signing license acceptance forms before access is provided. If you had already filled the forms, you do not need to do it again.
  3. Lexis/ Nexis Legal is only accessed by 16 institutions and is paid separately
  4. EBSCO Atla is only accessed by 15 institutions
  5. IEEE has previously been accessed by 55 institutions only, but access was extended to any other institutions with interest in Engineering and technology. If interest write to the treasurer.
  6. BUKU is only accessed by TVET institutions and Technical Universities (former polytechnics)
  7. Wolter Kluwer’s Health Library and Wolter Kluwer’s Ovid eBooks are only accessed by 30 institutions offering health science programs.

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