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The e-Resources are grouped into two categories, they are: Non-IP-regulated and IP-regulated e-Resources.
The Non-IP-regulated e-resources are those e-resources that can be accessed outside the University Network. The IP-regulated e-resources on the other hand are those that can be accessed only within the University network coverage.


Login to http://login.research4life.org (This link provides access to resources from AGORA, HINARI, ARDI, OARE and GOALI)
Enter the username and password below:

Username: NIE529
Password: 99499

Then search!

Note: These e-resources can be accessed on any network.


The Access to Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI) program is coordinated by WIPO together with its partners in the publishing industry with the aim to increase the availability of scientific and technical information in developing countries by improving access to scholarly literature from diverse fields of science and technology. Currently, 17 publishers provide access to around 20,000 journals, books, and reference works for 117 developing countries and territories through ARDI.
Health Inter Network Access to Research Initiative. The HINARI program, set up by WHO together with major publishers, enable developing countries to gain access to one of the World’s largest collections of biomedical and health literature.
Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture. The AGORA program, set up by the food and Agriculture Organization of UN (FAO] together with major publisher, enable developing country to gain an access to an outstanding digital Library collection in the field of food, agriculture, environmental science and related social sciences
Online Access to Resources on the Environment
Global Online Access to Legal Information. GOALI is a public-private partnership of International Labour Organization (ILO) as a UN agency, together with Brill Nijhoff and academic partners Cornell Law School Library and the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale Law School. The aim of GOALI is to improve the quality of legal research, education and training in low- and middle-income countries, and in turn strengthen legal frameworks and institutions and further the rule of law. 


JSTOR is an IP-regulated e-resource which requires individual registration on the University’s Network before it can be accessed when used outside the University Network. JSTOR is on ALL field of study.

To access the JSTOR e-resource on the University Network, click on this link: http://jstor.org. You can then search.
Link to register on the University Network: http://www.jstor.org/token/bQRVSEcFzQQhUxavQpw9/ui.edu.ng

Follow the link provided above. It provides users access to create a username and password. These can be used to access the resource subsequently outside of the university network.

Students are required to register on the University of Ibadan Network before the resources can be accessed outside the University Network. Therefore, students are advised to use their matriculation numbers as username and their DLC dedicated email for registration.

Students are advised to maximize their visit to University of Ibadan Distance Learning Center Computer-Based Testing (CBT) Centre and DLC Morohundiya Office Complex, Idi-Ose to register on the University Network for off campus access.

HOW TO ACCESS IP-REGULATED ELECTRONIC RESOURCES/E-BOOKSIP REGULATED E-resources - Must be on the University Network. To access, copy the URL and paste on the web browser and then search.

Note: This can only be accessed within the University Network.

1 NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE http://www.nejm.org IP-regulated IP-regulated Medical Specialties & Clinical Medicine
2 ROYAL SOCIETY JOURNALS COLLECTION http://royalsocietypublishing.org IP-regulated IP-regulated Royal Society Journals Collection is an online, fully Open Access journal. It publishes articles from across the whole of science, engineering and mathematics. It operates objective, and optionally open, peer review.

Open Access E-JOURNALS/E-BOOKS Open Access (OA) journals are scholarly journals that are available online to the readers "without financial, legal, or technical barriers.
1 DOAJ http://www.doaj.org Open Access Open Access This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. There are 2411 journals in the directory. Currently 708 journals are searchable at article level. 
2 DOAB http://www.doabooks.org Open Access Open Access Free access E-Books.
3 BOOKBOON http://www.bookboon.com Open Access Open Access Free access E-Book
4 AFICAN JOURNALS ONLINE http://www.ajol.info/ Open Access Open Access African Journal Online (AJOL) is a service to provide access to African published research, and increase worldwide knowledge of indigenous scholarship. 
5 BIOMED CENTRAL http://www.biomedcentral Open Access Open Access BioMed central is a publisher of more than 150 peer-reviewed Open Access journals.
6 BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP http://journals.bmj.com Open Access Open Access BMJ Group publish BMJ (British medical Journal), a Number of journals covering major medical Specialties and a growing number of online and events products for the healthcare profession.
7 POPLINE population information online http://www.popline.org Open Access Open Access POPLINE R (Population Information  online), the world’s largest databases on reproductive health
8 PUBMED CENTRAL http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov Open Access Open Access PubMed Central is the U.S. National Institute of Health(NIH) free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature
9 WORLD BANK GROUP www.worldbank.org Open Access Open Access  
10 E-JOURNALS http://www.e-journals.org Open Access Open Access E-journals are part of the World Wide Virtual library. Provides links to world electronic journals.
11 INTECH http://www.intechopen.com/ Open Access Open Access All Subject Areas especially Sciences
12 ERIC http://eric.ed.gov/ Open Access Open Access ERIC (Education Resources Information Centre) is a comprehensive database containing abstracts of journals articles, reports, curriculum guides, conference proceedings, etc. It covers all areas of education at all age and grade levels. ERIC Documents 1993+ are now freely available online.
13 Freefullpdf http://freefullpdf.com/ Open Access Open Access All scientific subjects are covered and all content are freely available in PDF format. FreeFullPDF.com was developed by KnowMade SARL. KnowMade is a Technology Intelligence company specialized in the research and analysis of scientific and technical information.
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