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AccessPharmacy is a flexible resource, which allows students to select a core curriculum topic, browse by organ system, review textbooks, or search across leading pharmacy online references. Please note: UWC Library have a two-user concurrent-user license for AccessPharmacy - Please remember to log out once you have completed your search.

ACM (Association for Computing Machinery)

ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Digital Library is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing the arts, sciences, and applications of information technology. It is a major force in advancing the skills of information technology professionals and students worldwide.The ACM DL provides access to ACM journals, newsletters and conference proceedings and publications from the ACM Special Interest Groups. Includes Computing Reviews, a powerful online database of reviews in computing literature from and the ACM.

Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete (EbscoHost) is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.

Africa Development Indicators

Africa Development Indicators is a detailed collection of data on Africa, containing over 1,600 indicators, covering 53 African countries and spanning the period 1961 to 2008. Data include social, economic, financial, natural resources, infrastructure, governance, partnership, and environmental indicators. Data are drawn from World Development Indicators, and other sources.

The African Journals Archive

The African Journals Archive is a retrospective digitisation project of full-text journal articles published in Africa, in the Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities, providing access to a multi-disciplinary, multi-country digital archive of Africa’s research and cultural heritage contained in its journal literature. The African Journal Archive is a project of Sabinet Gateway, a non-profit organisation promoting and supporting library and information services in Africa. The project is funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

African Newspaper database 1800-1922

World Newspaper Archive: African Newspapers database 1800-1922 Full-text

Readex, a Division of NewsBank provides online access to more than 40 African newspapers published between 1800 and 1922. It provides opportunities for fresh insights into African history, politics, culture and daily life. It offers diverse viewpoints on wide-ranging local and global issues, and is cross searchable.

African Writers Series

African Writers Series For over 40 years, Heinemann's African Writers Series published the key texts of modern African literature. It has a unique importance in the history of postcolonial writing. This online edition includes over 250 volumes of fiction, poetry, drama and non-fictional prose, including works by Chinua Achebe, Ama Ata Aidoo, Steve Biko, Buchi Emecheta, Nadine Gordimer, Bessie Head, Doris Lessing, Nelson Mandela, Dambudzo Marechera, Christopher Okigbo, Okot p'Bitek and Tayeb Salih.


Agricola (AGRICultural OnLine Access) is a bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the US National Agricultural Library (NAL) and its cooperators. The records describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences. provides access to content from more than 100 newspapers, magazines and news agencies across Africa, plus reporting and analysis by the award-winning AllAfrica news team and selected documents from more than 200 governmental and non-governmental institutions for inclusion in the AllAfrica News Wire feeds. UWC's subscription allows access to the AllAfrica archive, a unique collection containing 850,000 articles (and growing). You can log in and access the advanced search page to view archived stories from partner publishers.


ALUKA been an initiative of Ithaka, which is a non profit organization that has a mission of incubating promising new projects that support the use of technology for the benefit of higher education. An assumption of the incubation process is that successful projects will eventually become independent or join larger, existing organizations serving the academic community. At their recent meetings, the Ithaka and JSTOR Trustees approved a recommendation that the Aluka initiative be integrated into JSTOR.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

AAPG Datapages/Archives located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Datapages, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), a non-profit organization serving the needs of petroleum geology professionals and students worldwide. Acting as the digital publisher for AAPG and the geoscience community, Datapages archives and catalogs geological publications and offers them for purchase in multiple electronic formats, including the services of the Archives, Search and Discovery, and Datapages Exploration Objects (DEO).

American Chemical Society (ACS)

American Chemical Society (ACS) Journals provides access to the full text of all journals and magazines published by ACS, from 1879 to the current ACS titles.

American Physical Society (APS) Journals


The American Physical Society (APS) is a non-profit membership organisation working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through high quality scholarly journals, scientific meetings, education, outreach and international activities.  The following journals are included in the APS database:


Physical Review A
Physical Review Accelerators and Beams
Physical Review Applied
Physical Review B
Physical Review C
Physical Review D
Physical Review E
Physical Review Fluids
Physical Review Letters
Physical Review Materials (NEW in 2017)
Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) – content dates back to 1893.
Physical Review Physics Education Research
Physical Review X
Reviews of Modern Physics

Annual Reviews


Annual Reviews critically reviews the most significant primary research literature to help you keep up to date in your area of research. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 32 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Physical, and Social Sciences. Annual Reviews publications are among the most highly cited in scientific literature. All Annual Reviews series are ranked within the top ten publications for their respective disciplines.


Anthrosource is a service of the American Anthropological Association that offers members and subscribing libraries full-text anthropological resources from the breadth and depth of the discipline. Over 30 Anthropology journals are included in the database.


ATLA (CD ROM)is a religion database covering world religions, church history and biblical studies. Indexing from 1949-2001. Access the CD ROMs covering the period 1949-2001 from a dedicated CD-ROM workstation available on request from Level 8. Abstracts coverage only.

The Library has cancelled its online subscription to ATLA. We have no perpetual online access post cancellation.


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