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ONLINE RESOURCES

The following Online Databases and Journal Resources are available for all FUTA Library Users for research and students projects. Please, check them out.

ScienceDirect ScienceDirect is home to almost one-quarter of the worlds peer-reviewed full-text scientific, technical and medical content. Over 15 million researchers; health care professionals, teachers, students and information professionals around the globe rely on ScienceDirect as a trusted source of nearly 2,500 journals and close to 26,000 book titles. ScienceDirect supports research and education with interactive elements in articles such as audio, video, graphs, tables and images, and offers tools that set alerts. Content on ScienceDirect also features embedded links to external datasets, including earth and environmental science, data from PANGAEA, abstract and indexing data from Scopus and chemical reactions data from Reaxys. With almost 12 million content pieces available—including pre-publication release of articles and open access content from Elsevier journals—ScienceDirect is a premier platform for discovering the world of research.(Direct access (anywhere on campus), no username & password required.)

Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE) Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE), an international public-private consortium coordinated by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Yale University, and leading science and technology publishers, enables developing countries to gain access to one of the worlds largest collections of environmental science research. Over 2,990 peer reviewed titles (as of 4/2009) owned and published by over 340 prestigious publishing houses and scholarly societies are now available in more than 100 low income countries. Research is provided in a wide range of disciplines. Check the E-Resources Unit for the User ID and Password (The User ID and Password are case sensitive pls.)

MIT (open Courseware) Free online materials of Massachusetts Institute of Technology on various disciplines.  The formats are in texts and Audio/Visuals.

E-JOURNALS (All Disciplines) Providing links to the worlds electronic journals:

African Higher Education Research Online (AHERO) AHERO is administered by the Centre for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE) at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa.  The East Africa Institute for Higher Education Studies and Development at Makerere University (Kampala, Uganda) is a project partner actively involved in recruiting texts for the archiveCheck the E-Resources Unit for the User ID and Password (The User ID and Password are case sensitive pls.)

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) (All Disciplines) This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. It aims to cover all subjects and languages. There are now 5256 journals in the directory. Currently 2188 journals are searchable at article level. As of today 430572 articles are included in the DOAJ service.

 JSTOR Note:  JSTOR is not a current issues database. It creates and maintains a trusted archive of important scholarly journals. Because of JSTORs archival mission, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR (Direct access (anywhere on campus), no username & password needed.)

The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library (TEEAL) is a project of Cornell UniversityAlbert R. Mann Library in cooperation with over 60 major scientific publishers, societies and index providers. It was developed specifically to improve the access of agricultural researches and relevant scientific literature in all fields of agricultural endeavor. TEEAL is an offline, entirely self-contained compilation of the most important journal literature in agriculture and related fields. It is a collaboration between Albert R. Mann Library of Cornell University and scientific publishers, with the support of the Rockefeller Foundation and other donors.With TEEAL, a user can search for and browse full-text articles in 250 highly ranked agricultural and biological sciences journals. (Direct access at E-Resources Unit and School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology Library)

Scopus 53 million records | 21,915 titles | 5,000 publishers Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the worlds research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research. As research becomes increasingly global, interdisciplinary and collaborative, you can make sure that critical research from around the world is not missed when you choose Scopus.

(Direct access (anywhere on campus), no username & password required.)

 Directory of Open Access Books 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.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) (All Disciplines) DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals. This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. It aims to cover all subjects and languages. There are now 5256 journals in the directory. Currently 2188 journals are searchable at article level. As of today 430572 articles are included in the DOAJ service.

The Directory of Open Access Repositories – OpenDOAR OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. Each OpenDOAR repository has been visited by project staff to check the information that is recorded here. This in-depth approach does not rely on automated analysis and gives a quality-controlled list of repositories.As well as providing a simple repository list, OpenDOAR lets you search for repositories or search repository contents. Additionally, we provide tools and support to both repository administrators and service providers in sharing best practice and improving the quality of the repository infrastructure.

Cambridge Journals (all subjects) In line with the commitment of Cambridge University Press to advance learning, knowledge and research worldwide, the Press currently publishes over 300 peer-reviewed academic journals for the global market. Containing the latest research from a broad sweep of subject areas, Cambridge journals are accessible worldwide in print and online. The continued expansion of our journals list is being mirrored by a programme of long-term investment in our journals business so that our continued commitment to the academic community, and in particular our society partners and customers, can be fulfilled both now and into the foreseeable future. As well as those journals owned by the Press itself, we publish on behalf of over 100 learned and professional societies and we work closely with our partners to ensure the optimum success of each journal.Applied Ecology and Environmental Research (AEER) The Journal publishes original research papers and review articles.  Research work on pure or applied ecological, environmental or multidisciplinary agro-ecological research of international interest on are hosted. The focus is on topics such as: biodiversity and ecosystem research, community and global ecology, evolutionary and population biology, climate change impact assessment, landscape ecology and conservation biology, multidisciplinary agro-ecological and environmental research, biometrics or biomathemethics in environmental science, ecological and sustainable agriculture, natural resource management, ecological monitoring and modeling, statistics and modeling in epidemiology.The Journal publishes theoretical papers as well as application-oriented contributions and practical case studies. There is no bias with regard to taxon or geographical area. The journal is published in yearly volumes of four issues.  

African Journals Online (AJOL) AJOL is the worlds largest online collection of African-published, peer-reviewed scholarly journals. AJOLs Vision is for African learning to be translated into African development. AJOLs Mission: to increase online visibility, access and use of African-published research output in support of quality African research and higher education. AJOL provides free hosting for over 400 peer-reviewed journals from 30 African countries, using the internet and open source software. AJOLs partner journals cover the full range of academic disciplines with particularly strong sections on health and agriculture.

HIGHWIRE Archive (Scientific Journals) HighWire Press is the largest archive of free full-text science on Earth! As of 29/10/2014, Highwire is assisting in the online publication of 2,382,585 free full-text articles and 7,392,803 total articles. There are 29 sites with free trial periods, and 111 completely free sites. 280 sites have free back issues, and 1375 sites have pay per view!A leading ePublishing platform, HighWire Press partners with independent scholarly publishers, societies, associations, and university presses to facilitate the digital dissemination of more than 3000 journals, books, reference works, and proceedings. HighWire also offers a complete manuscript submission, tracking, peer review, and publishing system for journal editors, Bench>Press. HighWire provides outstanding technology and support services, and fosters a dynamic and innovative community, enhancing the strengths of each of its members. HighWire plays a unique role in the online publishing business: affiliated with an academic library, a first-class research institution, and partner and colleague to scholarly societies who value the high quality and content of their journals, books and other materials.

Architecture Week Notes ArchitectureWeek™ is a leading magazine of design and building online, providing news and features weekly on architecture and construction, digital media, architectural products, and building culture to hundreds of thousands of monthly visitors and 70,000 newsletter subscribers. ArchitectureWeek provides timely information and images with an independent perspective, for architects, builders, designers, planners, and other AEC industry professionals, for home makers, students, and teachers of design, and for everyone who appreciates good buildings and places, great design, quality craftsmanship, and the thoughts that make them real.

J STAGE – Japan Science & Technology Information Aggregator (As of October 30, 2014) Total number of registered titles: 1,839. Total number of registered articles: 2,604,251

1,711 journals (2,327,232 articles), 128 proceedings.

Check the E-Resources Unit for the User ID and Password

(The User ID and Password are case sensitive pls.)

Bioline International Bioline International is a not-for-profit scholarly publishing cooperative committed to providing open access to quality research journals published in developing countries. BIs goal of reducing the South to North knowledge gap is crucial to a global understanding of health (tropical medicine, infectious diseases, epidemiology, emerging new diseases), biodiversity, the environment, conservation and international development. By providing a platform for the distribution of peer-reviewed journals (currently from Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Egypt, Ghana, India, Iran, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda and Venezuela), BI helps to reduce the global knowledge divide by making bioscience information generated in these countries available to the international research community world-wide.

 ABC – Chemistry: Free Chemical Info. (Full text Journals in chemistry) The Directory listed the fully and partly free journals in Chemistry that comply with the following criteria:publishers grading of a journal as peer-reviewed; one-year, at least, free full-text content, or extensive free supplements to printed versions of papers;chemistry or chemistry-related subject coverage; English language of articles (journals in Russian are also listed on a separate page).

Acta Montanistica Slovaca - International Scientific Journal  Acta Montanistica Slovaca is an international scientific journal published jointly by the Union of Metallurgy, Mining Industry and Geology of Slovak Republic, the Slovak Mining Society, the Faculty of Mining, Ecology, Process Control and Geotechnologies (FBERG) of the Technical University of Kosice (Slovakia), and the Faculty of Mining and Geology (HGF) of the VSB Technical University of Ostrava (Czech Republic).Acta Montanistica Slovaca publishes high quality articles on basic and applied research in such fields as geology and geological survey, mining, earth resources, underground engineering and geotechnics, mining mechanization, mining transport, deep hole drilling, surveying and engineering geodesy, ecotechnology and mineralurgy, process control, automation and applied informatics in raw materials extraction, utilization and processing, and in other similar fields. Acta Montanistica Slovaca is the only scientific journal of this kind in Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe.

  BioOne (biological, ecological & environmental sciences) BioOne is a global, not-for-profit collaboration bringing together scientific societies, publishers, and libraries to provide access to critical, peer-reviewed research in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.

 SciELO – (Scientific Electronic Library Online) The Scientific Electronic Library Online - SciELO is an electronic library covering a selected collection of Brazilian scientific journals. The library is an integral part of a project being developed by FAPESP - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo, in partnership with BIREME - the Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information. Since 2002, the Project is also supported by CNPq - Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico.

The Project envisages the development of a common methodology for the preparation, storage, dissemination and evaluation of scientific literature in electronic format.As the project develops, new journal titles are being added in the library collection.

SciELO2 – (Scientific Electronic Library Online) The Scientific Electronic Library Online - SciELO is an electronic library covering a selected collection of Brazilian scientific journals.The library is an integral part of a project being developed by FAPESP - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo, in partnership with BIREME - the Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information. Since 2002, the Project is also supported by CNPq - Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico.

The Project envisages the development of a common methodology for the preparation, storage, dissemination and evaluation of scientific literature in electronic format.As the project develops, new journal titles are being added in the library collection.

Electronic Journals - Virginia Tech (A collection of free access e-journals hosted by the Virginia Tech Digital Library and Archives)DLA provides access to scholarly electronic serials that are peer-reviewed, full text, and accessible without charge. Their topics range from education, engineering, and literature to technology, philosphy and libraries. Most titles are available in both PDF and HTML.

Active and Passive Electronic Components An Open Access international journal devoted to the science and technology of all types of electronic components

International Society of Tropical Foresters (ISTF) This Web site provides information from time to time on the activities of the society and to greatly encourage communication among the members of the society. ISTF is a nonprofit organization formed in the 1950s in Washington, D.C., by tropical forester, Tom Gill. Having grown in response to a worldwide concern for the fate of tropical and subtropical forests, ISTF is committed to the protection, wise management and rational use of the world’s tropical forests. ISTF is dedicated to providing a communications network for tropical forestry disciplines.The Society publishes the ISTF NEWS (English) and ISTF Noticias (Spanish)--electronically--on a quarterly basis in March, June, September and December, as well as an annual membership directory.

Electronic Open Access Publication of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenian The Electronic Open Access Publication of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenian  is a peer-reviewed electronic open access journal that accepts original contributions, review articles, short communications,conference proceedings, computer software, short contents of PhD and doctoral theses as well as other scientific information written in English in all field of theoretical, experimental and applied physics and electronics from all countries.Papers are presented on the internet immediately after they are accepted for publication. Full-text access to all papers is available for free so as to reach the widest possible audiences. Arm. J. Phys takes advantage of the World Wide Web as a publication medium for materials containing dynamic,full-color graphics; internal and external hyperlinks to related resources; and other Web-based features.

HIKARI (International Publishers of Science, Technology & Medicine) Hikari is a publisher of international journals and books in science, technology and medicine. Founded in 2005, Hikari is a rapidly expanding publisher covering a wide range of disciplines. Her journals are included in the leading abstracting and indexing databases, our editions are listed in the main scientific directories and cataloged in significant number of libraries and specialized databases. Hikari serves over one million scientists and research professionals all over the world. Hikari provides open access to our editions as the readers can freely read, download and print the full text of the research articles, surveys, journals and books published by us. Our journals are registered in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) with articles available in DOAJ database. Hikari is a member of Publishers International Linking Association (CrossRef) and a co-founder of ICORE.

Applied Physics Research (ISSN: 1916-9639) Applied Physics Research is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal published bythe Canadian Center of Science and Education. The journal focuses on the following topics: acoustics, astrophysics and geophysics, biophysics, computational physics, condensed matter physics, engineering physics, free electron physics, laser and quantum electronics, medical physics, optics, semiconductor physics and devices, solid state physics, space physics.

The journal provides an academic platform for professionals and researchers to contribute innovative work in urnal carries original and full-length articles that reflect the latest research and developments in both theoretical and practical aspects of applied physics.

Advances in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ISSN: 1582-7445) Advances in Electrical and Computer Engineering® (Adv. Electr. Comp. Eng. - ISO4 abreviated title) is a peer-reviewed journal published by the Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava and the Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences, Romania. This journal is indexed and abstracted in Science Citation Index Expanded® and Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition® by Thomson Reuters (former ISI). The Journal policy is to publish high quality original scientific articles with permission from the Editorial Board. The principal aim of the journal is to bring together the latest research and development in various fields of science and technology such as electrical engineering, electrotechnics, electric machines modeling and design, control of electric drive systems, non-conventional energy conversion, sensors, electronics, communications, data transmission, energy converters, transducers modeling and design, electro-physics, nanotechnology, computer science, artificial intelligence, pattern recognition, knowledge engineering, process control theory and applications, distributed systems, computer networks and software engineering.

 Agricultural Engineering International: The CIGR e-journal (ISSN: 1682-1130) CIGR is an international, non-governmental, non-profit organization providing a networking system for regional and national societies of agricultural engineering as well as private and public companies and individuals all over the world. 

 Archives of Computational Materials Science and Surface Engineering (ISSN: 1689-9210) The Association of Computational Materials Science and Surface Engineering ACMSSE and World Academy of Materials and Manufacturing Engineering WAMME by the use of its publishing agenda – the International OCSCO World Press has been publishing the Journal of Achievements in Materials and Manufacturing Engineering for last three years, the Archives of Materials Science and Engineering for last two years and co-operates with Polish Academy of Sciences to publish the Archives of Materials Science for last two years. Moreover, two years ago the WAMME Academy and the ACMSSE Association began the cooperation with the Inderscience Publishers in Switzerland in order to publish a bimonthly – the International Journal of Computational Materials Science and Surface Engineering IJCMSSE.

 Archives of Materials Science and Engineering (ISSN: 1897-2764) In 2007 the International OCSCO World Press as a publishing unit of the WAMME Academy took the efforts of publishing a new journal - Archives of Materials Science and Engineering as a monthly under which the scientific patronage took the Committee of Materials Science of the Polish Academy of Science last year. The journal achieved a very attractive graphic form, a multicolour print and a new format, analogical to the JAMME ones. It also inherited from Archives of Materials Science the subsequent numbering – Volume 28. Ca. 355 authors from 20 countries published 121 full-text and reviewed papers which because of their form were qualified as 8-10-page research ones (27 papers), 6-8-page (25 papers) and 4-page short (69 papers) ones in the AMSE during 2007. Those papers occupy over 768 pages. It is a huge scientific output and also huge editorial and organisational efforts.

Computer and Information Science (ISSN: 1913-8989) Computer and Information Science is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal, published by the Canadian Center of Science and Education. The journal publishes original research, applied, and educational articles in all areas of computer and information science.

 Advances in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ISSN: 1582-7445) Advances in Electrical and Computer Engineering® (Adv. Electr. Comp. Eng. - ISO4 abreviated title) is a peer-reviewed journal published by the Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava and the Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences, Romania. This journal is indexed and abstracted in Science Citation Index Expanded® and Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition® by Thomson Reuters (former ISI). The Journal policy is to publish high quality original scientific articles with permission from the Editorial Board. The principal aim of the journal is to bring together the latest research and development in various fields of science and technology such as electrical engineering, electrotechnics, electric machines modeling and design, control of electric drive systems, non-conventional energy conversion, sensors, electronics, communications, data transmission, energy converters, transducers modeling and design, electro-physics, nanotechnology, computer science, artificial intelligence, pattern recognition, knowledge engineering, process control theory and applications, distributed systems, computer networks and software engineering. 

 Annals. Computer Science Series (ISSN: 1583-7165) The journal Annals. Computer Science Series (Romanian original title Anale. Seria Informatică) was founded in 2003 by the collective of researchers of Computers and Applied Computer Science Faculty in Tibiscus University of Timişoara, being an annual – in printed form - international journal.Annals. Computer Science Series is also an e-journal with free publication of original scientific work in any Computer Science area, as well as its applications to other domains such as Mathematics, Economics, Technical Sciences or Medicine. We accept to publish, after reviewer’s evaluation, theoretical and applicative studies, wishing to offer to interested audience interpretations and analyses of most recent approaches and results in above mentioned areas.

European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research (ISSN: 1567-7141) The European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research (EJTIR) is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal, freely accessible through the internet. EJTIR aims to present the results of high-quality scientific research to a readership of academics, practitioners and policy-makers. As early as in 2005, EJTIR was the first journal in transportation to adopt an open-access, internet-only publication format, and it is currently the only open-access e-journal in transportation with an ISI impact factor.

Journal of Public Transportation (ISSN: 1077-291X) The Journal of Public Transportation is a quarterly, international journal containing original research and case studies associated with various forms of public transportation and related transportation and policy issues. Topics are approached from a variety of academic disciplines, including economics, engineering, planning, and others, and include policy, methodological, technological, and financial aspects. Emphasis is placed on the identification of innovative solutions to transportation problems

Elektrika: Journal of Electrical Engineering (ISSN: 0128-4428) ELEKTRIKA covers all aspects of electrical engineering which include (but not limited to) microelectronics, electronic devices, telecommunications, control systems, power electronics and drive systems, robotics, power systems, high voltage engineering and instrumentation. ELEKTRIKA is published twice a year in June and December. Papers solicited for ELEKTRIKA can be in the form of survey/tutorial, regular papers, brief papers, case studies and technical correspondence. However, survey/tutorial papers will only be accepted on Special Issues basis which will be announced from time to time. This journal  generally provides a national and international forum for rapid publication of work describing theoretical as well as practical aspects of electrical engineering.

International Journal on Electrical Engineering and Informatics  (ISSN: 2085-6830) International Journal on Electrical Engineering and Informatics is a peer reviewed journal in the field of electrical engineering and informatics. The journal is published quarterly by The School of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia. All papers will be blind reviewed. Accepted papers will be available on line (free access) and printed version.The journal publishes original papers in the field of electrical engineering and informatics which covers, but not limited to, the following scope :

NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository (NOPR) NOPR gives access to full text articles from research journals published by CSIR-NISCAIR! Full text facility is provided for all eighteen research journals viz. ALISBVAAPIJBBIJBTIJCAIJCBIJCTIJEBIJEMSIJFTRIJMSIJNPRIJPAPIJRSPIJTKJIPRJSIR and JST. NOPR also hosts three Popular Science Magazines viz. Science Reporter (SR), Vigyan Pragati (VP) & Science Ki Duniya (SKD), and a Natural Products Repository (NPARR).

Journal of Information Architecture (ISSN: 1903-7260) The Journal of Information Architecture is an international peer-reviewed scholarly journal. Its aim is to facilitate the systematic development of the scientific body of knowledge in the field of information architecture. The Journal of Information Architecture is published biannually in English.

Journal of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (ISSN: 1813-8535) JNAME is an International Research Publication by the Association of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. Full text articles are available.

Journal of Marine Animals and Their Ecology (ISSN: 1911-8929) The Journal of Marine Animals and Their Ecology is an electronic journal focused but not limited to issues related to the preservation of the marine environment, protection, conservation, rescue and rehabilitation of marine life. The unique goal of the journal is to attract a diverse and broad consumer base by having a multi-disciplinary approach to the issues. This will increase interest and readership while facilitating exchange of ideas and knowledge in this rapidly growing field.

Open Access Publishing in European Network (OAPEN) The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences. OAPEN works with publishers to build a quality controlled collection of Open Access books, and provides services for publishers, libraries and research funders in the areas of dissemination, quality assurance and digital preservation.