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AccessEngineering                                                       AccessEngineering covers 12 major engineering disciplines:Biomedical,Chemical,Civil,Communications,Construction,Electrical,Energy,Enviromental,Green/Sustainable,Industrial,Material Science,Mechanical,Nanotechnology and Optical.     

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AccessPharmacy                                                           AccessPharmacy from McGraw-Hill is an online curricular resource designed to meet the changing demands of pharmacy education.A flaxible resource,AccessPharmacy allows students to select a core curriculum topic,browse by organ system review textbooks,or research across leading pharmacy online references.  

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AccessScience                                                                     

A library of science and technology information. Click on "Subscriber Login"
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Aluka                                                                            

 A digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa 
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Biomed Central                                                             BioMed Central is a STM(Science,Technology and Medicine) publisher of 220 open access,online,peer-revied journals

200 peer-reviewed open access journals of Science, Technology and Medicine
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EBSCOhost                Ebscohost is a gateway to multi-disciplinary and subject-specific databases.Several databases can be selected and searched simultaneously.   

Business, Social Sciences and Humanities, Medical and Health, Education
on/off campus      (Please note: site does not open in Internet Explorer) 

 


Emerald                                                                          The Emarald database provides electronic access to a wide range of journals published by MCB Publishers.  

Accounting, Engineering, Health Sciences, Management Research and Education
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Faculty of 1000                                                               F1000 identifies and evaluates the most important articles in Biology and Medicine,based on the recommedations of an international Faculty of over 10000 leading scientists and clinicians

Biology and Medicine
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 HeinOnline                                        Journal Citation Reports offers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals, with quantifiable, statistical information based on citation data. By compiling articles' cited references, JCR helps to measure research influence and impact at the journal and category levels, and shows the relationship between citing and cited journals. Available in Science and Social Sciences editions.   

HeinOnline is Hein’s premiere online product with more than 90 million pages of legal history available in an online, fully searchable, image-based format.

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IEEE Xplore Digital Library                                            
Contains Journals and Magazines, Conference Proceedings, Standards and Books.

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IOP - Institute of Physics                                              
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  Journal Citation Reports                                        Journal Citation Reports offers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals, with quantifiable, statistical information based on citation data. By compiling articles' cited references, JCR helps to measure research influence and impact at the journal and category levels, and shows the relationship between citing and cited journals. Available in Science and Social Sciences editions.   

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 JSTOR                                                                           JSTOR offers both multidiscipline-specifc collections:Arts & Sciences I-IV Collections;Arts & Sciences Complement;Biological Sciences Collection;Health and General Sciences Collection

A unique full text journal archive database
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JutaStat Online                                                             SA Criminal Reports; SA Law Reports. These databases can only be accessed on campus
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LexisNexis Academic                                                       LexisNexis Academic provdes access to awide range of news,business,legal,medical and referebce information form nearly 5000 sources,most of them available in full text.The service covers newspapers,magazines,wire services,federal and state court options,federal and state statutes,federal regulations,and SEC fillings. News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily.
Off-campus access is only available to registered Nelson Mandela University students and staff via a VPN connection to the Nelson Mandela Universitynetwork by clicking the on-campus link.

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MathSciNET American Mathematical Society               MathSciNet provides access to reviews of the world's  current mathematical literature,classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification.Other subjects covered include computer science,quantum theory,relativity and gravitational theory,astronomy and astrophysics. Its print counterparts are: Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications. 

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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law     The leading reference work on international law is moving into its next phase. We plan to expand to make it even more relevant to all of your international law research needs. To launch this initiative we are reaching out to our readers and asking you for suggestions for new articles.


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My LexisNexis                                                               My Lexis Nexis offers you superior local and international content from the following sectiors: legal,tax,accounting,financial services, health and safety and enviroment.

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NEXUS                                                                           Research Projects,Professional Associations,Forthcoming conferences,NRF Funded Research Projects


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PubMed Central                                                       PMC is a free full-text archive mof biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine(NIH/NLM)   


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ReportLinker Academic                                                   Journal Citation Reports® offers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals, with quantifiable, statistical information based on citation data. By compiling articles' cited references, JCR helps to measure research influence and impact at the journal and category levels, and shows the relationship between citing and cited journals. Available in Science and Social Sciences editions.

  
market research reports: A professional search engine which gives you access to an exclusive database of 1.2 million market reports and counting. Find and download unlimited official industry reports, company profiles and market statistics

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Sabinet Online:

        

Online Reference
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SAe Publications          Total journal count is more than 340 titles, and equates to more than 120 000 full-text articles, fully searchable. New issues are loaded on a daily basis and new titles are included throughout the year. Currently the African Journal Archive is being incorporated.

A collection of South African and African electronic journals hosted by Sabinet.

        on/off campus

        SA Media                     Covers more than 120 South African newspapers and periodicals.More than 500 articles are selected daily, categorized according to 22 categories and indexed in Afrikaans and English

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FirstSearch                   FirstSearch provides access to a core collection of reference databases. The FirstSearch Base Package includes WorldCat as well as other databases such as CAMIO, Electronic Books and OAIster. Users of WorldCat.org and WorldCat Local can access these FirstSearch databases through a user-friendly single-search box.

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Sabinet Legal Products 
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SA Cat Plus                   no description

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WorldCat                      WorldCat represents a “collective collection” of the world’s libraries, built through the contributions of librarians, expanded and enhanced through individual, regional and national programs. WorldCat represents the electronic and digital materials most in demand by information seekers, as well as the important, unique items found only in local libraries. 
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Open Access Journals     no description
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SAGE                                                                             SAGE publishes more than 520 journals in Business,Education,Humanities,Social Sciences and Science,Technology and Medicine

Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine
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SAGE Research Methods                                 SAGE publishes more than 520 journals in Business,Education,Humanities,Social Sciences and Science,Technology and Medicine

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ScienceDirect                                                                ScienceDirect is the world's largest subscription-based collection of scientific articles available.ScienceDirect covers physical sciences and engineering,life science,health sciences and social science & hu7manities. It also enables access to the sciences search engine,Scirus.
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South African Bureau of Standards                             The South African Bureau of Standards has made the complete collection of standards available.

"One of the most important objects of Standards South Africa (a Division of the SABS) is to issue national standards, where the term "standard" is used generically to refer to a specification, code of practice or standard method. SABS/SANS

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SpringerLink                                                                  SPRINGERLink is an online collection of electronic journals covering mostly but not exclusively Management,Education and Social Sciences.

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Stylus (Nelson Mandela University)                                                               Stylus delivers comprehensive authorative information and is an innovation research and trends membership service. We help businesses process global Consumer Lifestyle, Consumer Product and Consumer Engagement insights, stimulating innovation and growth.  Methodology applied is a  four-stage approach ensures in identifying industry developments that will have substantial business impact.   Membership enables real-time access to Stylus reports, images and analysis as they are published. It provides the latest research into conceptual and emerging trends globally and across industries, specifically with a view to understanding their impact on and application to business.

Stylus delivers comprehensive authorative information and is an innovation research and trends membership service. 

Subject: Colour and Materials

Subject:  Product Design

Subject:  Food, Beverage and Hospitality

Subject: Fashion

Affiliation:  Nelson Mandela University

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Taylor & Francis online multidisciplinary                      Tylor & Francis Online's  portfolio of 1600-plud journals deliver the very latest peer-reviewing research.Many journals offer access to articles in advance of publication and you never have to miss research in your field with our extensive range of email alerts and RSS feeds. 
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WAT                                                                                                         Tylor & Francis Online's  portfolio of 1600-plud journals deliver the very latest peer-reviewing research.Many journals offer access to articles in advance of publication and you never have to miss research in your field with our extensive range of email alerts and RSS feeds.

Die wesensaard van die Woordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal word grootliks bepaal deur sy eiesoortigheid en die spesifieke plek van hierdie woordeboek binne die breë tipologiese verskeidenheid. 

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Web of Science                                                
        
Register on this database for a ResearcherID to become part of a global, multi-disciplinary scholarly research community.

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WGSN                                                                                WGSN provides fashion and design businesses with the intelligence to drive commercially successful products and services.       

WGSN provides fashion and design businesses with the intelligence to drive commercially successful products and services.   

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