Library Services

Databases

BRITANNICA ACADEMIC is a global educational source that promote knowledge and learning which provide timely, relevant, and trustworthy information and instructional products used in schools, universities, homes, libraries, and workplaces throughout the world.

EBSCOHOSTis a worldwide leader in providing information access and management solutions through print and electronic journal subscription services. Ebscohost gives access to more than 150 databases and thousands of journals.

EMERALD INSIGHT is one of the most important and widely-read journals in the field of marketing and business & management studies. Emerald Engineering showcases practical and theoretical insightful articles, interviews, case studies, viewpoints and more. Emerald Engineering comprises four engineering communities: Advanced Automation; Computational Mathematics; Electronics Manufacture and Packaging; and Materials Science and Engineering.

IEEE XPLOREis the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE’s highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.

JoVE

JoVE is the world-leading producer and provider of educational videos with the mission to improve scientific research and education. Millions of scientists, educators and students at thousands of universities, colleges, hospitals and biopharmaceutical companies worldwide use JoVE for their research, teaching and learning. Filmed at the world’s top scientific institutions, JoVE videos bring to life the intricate details of cutting-edge experiments enabling efficient learning and replication of new research methods and technologies. Producing 1,000s new videos every year, JoVE is a must-have resource for scientists in academia and industry. JoVE educational videos empower effective teaching of science concepts and laboratory methods in undergraduate and graduate courses at universities and colleges. These videos enable quick in-depth comprehension of complex STEM subjects to increase student engagement and learning outcomes and support innovative teaching initiatives such as blended learning and flipped classroom.

LEXISNEXIS® is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions to professionals in law firms, corporations, government, law enforcement, tax, accounting, academic institutions and risk and compliance assessment.

PERLEGO is a database that contains hundreds of publishers with thousands of titles of e-books on every subject The database provides access to both students and academics to this library of knowledge To access the Perlego platform, click here to register and enter the unique code FF715A.

NB: We encourage our users to make use of the MUT username as the most appropriate email address when setting up an account.

PROQUEST

ProQuest is committed to supporting the important work happening in the world’s research and learning communities. The company curates content that matters to the advancement of knowledge, assembling an archive of billions of vetted, indexed documents.

NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES is a proprietary technology that makes it possible to process thousands of newspapers every single day, extracting text and images and making articles instantly translatable, searchable, and easy to read on mobile devices. 

SABINET REFERENCE facilitates access to full-text online content, addressing diverse information needs. Databases range from items from local and international databases, covering SA legal information, news, engineering, tenders and finding books and articles.

SABINET AFRICAN JOURNALS  is a service that has been available online to clients with great success since 2001. This service is the most comprehensive, searchable collection of full-text African electronic journals available on one platform which focuses on information originating from or pertaining to Africa.

SABINET LEGAL encompasses the breadth and depth of African research content by offering the most comprehensive, searchable collection of full-text African electronic journals available on one platform. This service, which is easy to use and accessible anytime and anywhere, is a growing service — over 500 journal titles in 10 collections are available for individuals, corporates, universities, government departments, research institutions and law firms. Sabinet African Journals offers a user-friendly platform and encourages research efficacy. All international journal standards and statistics are adhered to and various business models are available.

SCIENCE DIRECT is one of the largest online collections of published scientific research in the world. Produced by Elsevier, it contains over 8.5 million articles from over 2500 journals, including titles such as The Lancet and Cell , and over 6,000 e-books, reference works, book series and handbooks.

SCOPUS is an Elsevier’s abstract and citation database that was launched in 2004 to improve institutions’ and professionals’ progress in sciences and healthcare. It is known to be the best abstraction and citation database for peer-reviewed journals. Scopus uniquely combines a comprehensive, expertly curated abstract and citation database with enriched data and linked scholarly literature across a wide variety of disciplines. It quickly finds relevant and authoritative research, identifies experts and provides access to reliable data, metrics and analytical tools. Be confident in progressing research, teaching or research direction and priorities — all from one database and with one subscription.

TAYLOR & FRANCIS GROUP publishes quality peer-reviewed journals under the Routledge and Taylor & Francis imprints. Our journal content is hosted on Taylor & Francis Online, our content platform, where you can browse by subject, drill down to journal level to find the aims, scope and editorial board for each individual title and benefit from saved searching functionality.

WEB OF SCIENCE provides you access to the most reliable, integrated, multidisciplinary research connected through linked content citation metrics from multiple sources within a single interface.

WORLDCAT is a webscale discovery solution that delivers single-search-box access to more than 1.138 billion items from MUT libraries and the world’s library collections i.e. Articles; digital items; eBooks; books and evaluative content (Table of content, summaries, cover art, etc.)