August 2016

Oxford Reference Online

Oxford Reference provides quality and up-to-date dictionaries and encyclopaedias in all subjects. It offers a collection of over 100 reference titles, for a wide range of subject areas; including: language, art & architecture, history, literature, politics & social sciences, religion & philosophy, economics & business and law.

Oxford Journals

Oxford Journals provides access to full text articles and abstracts in more than 100 journals. Coverage includes: biological sciences, medicine, public health and epidemiology, humanities, social sciences, law, economics, business, and finance, mathematics, statistics, computing and physics.

Oxford English Dictionary

Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is a subscribed service and viewed as the authority on the English language. It is an unparalleled guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world. It also offers the best in etymological analysis and in listing of variant spellings, and it shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet.       

Nature Publishing Group

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) publishes journals and online databases across the life, physical and applied sciences and, most recently, clinical medicine. Content encompasses daily news from award-winning journalists, expert opinion and practical methodology, and more high impact research and reviews than any science publisher. Over 30 journals are published in association with prestigious academic societies.


A trusted digital archive that cuts across disciplines and includes full text to more than 2,000 academic journals, dating back to the first volume ever published. JSTOR provides full-text online access to back issues of selected scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, law, international relations, political science, and governance.

Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEEXplore)

IEEE Xplore is a digital library providing full text access to technical literature in electrical engineering, telecommunications, computer science & architecture, remote sensing, software engineering, artificial engineering and electronics. IEEEXplore contains full text documents from IEEE journals, transactions, magazines, letters, conference proceedings, standards, and IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) publications.


Access full text articles from Physics Education, the international journal for everyone involved with the teaching of physics in schools and colleges.Subject coverage include applied physics, computer science, condensed matter and materials science, high energy and nuclear physics, mathematics, applied mathematics and mathematical physics, measurement science and sensors, medical and biological sciences, optical, atomic and molecular physics, physics education and plasma physics.


WINNOPAC is the University of Education, Winneba Library’s Online Public Access Catalogue that contains over 41,500 bibliographic records, with more records being added on a daily basis. It provides records on books and journals in all subjects areas relating the programmes offered at the University. It also contains records on magazines, reports, CDs and Video recording. Search for the availability of any library material using your computer or Smartphone.


HINARI is a World Health Organisation (WHO) project partnered by international publishers to assist developing countries have access to biomedical and health literature. The database has about 12,700 journals, 24,900 e-books and about 70 other information resources.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

Emerald Insight

Multi-discipline resource that provides Full-text, abstracts and citations of scholarly and peer reviewed journals on Humanities, Social Sciences, Management, Marketing, Library and Information management, Computer ScienceEngineering and Law.


EBSCOHost is the interface for databases the Library subscribes to from EBSCO Publishing including Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, Religion and Philosophy Collection, EconLit and others. EBSCOHost provides access to over 10,000 e-journals on a wide range of subjects. Includes specialist databases for business & economics, media, languages and social sciences. 

Credo Online Reference

Credo Reference offers online reference access to over 622 electronic reference books on most subjects, including encyclopaedias, dictionaries, thesauri, biographical sources, quotations, medicine, literature, music, technology, and many other interdisciplinary sources. It has images, video and audio on all subject areas.