Open Access E-Resources


Open access resources are high quality materials that are accessible by anyone. These materials can be used for personal research and educational purposes. The library has carefully identified and curated the materials to support the teaching and learning initiatives of the university. You will find free online access to many scholarly works and outputs such as data and datasets, e-books, e-chapters, journal articles, conference papers, dissertations, and more.


You must remember that open access is not the same as public domain. Creators (authors) of most open access materials do retain their copyrights. However, a huge part of academic and educational use of these materials are allowed without permission but must be cited if you need to use them in your work.


Search thousands of multi-subjected reading materials offered by reputable organizations through their databases for free. Includes article indexes, abstracts, and occasional full text.


Selection of open access journals which mostly has undergone peer review and promoting the widest readership and impact possible. Collection has been organized subject wise for a better navigational experience for users

Theses and Dissertations

Browse the collection of final year projects, theses, and dissertations across many research disciplines from selected higher learning institutions.


Access the collection of open textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed.


List of platforms which offer free e-books from various subject areas to choose from whether it is for education or enjoyment.

Research Repositories

Search and browse thousands of registered repositories of research outputs such as conference papers, technical reports, graduate theses, and dissertations from reliable research community.


Find a range of free online courses offered by various reputable online learning platforms which promotes an affordable and flexible way to learn new skills and advance your career.

Special Needs Resources

Links to free resources which are available to users with learning barriers.