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Temporary Database access during #JaggerLibraryRecovery

15 Jun 2021 - 09:00
Following the devastating loss of some special collections at the Jagger Library, our vendors have generously provided temporary access to their historical databases spanning multiple subject disciplines. These databases also contain materials relating to Africa and African history. Explore the list of databases and ebooks.

African Studies

Poster for Wiley Digital Archives

Government Publications


Health Sciences

Visit the list of trial medical databases.

Other Databases


Temporary access to ProQuest Academic Complete until 31 December 2021. This vast collection of ebooks is now accessible via Primo. Access also via EBook Central.

Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO)

Temporary access SpingerLink ebooks from copyright years 2018 - 2021 (this excludes the live reference works) until 31 December 2022.

Taylor & Francis

Access all Taylor & Francis e-books and Journals content, not previously available, with effect from 10 June 2021 for a period of 12 months.

Our access is READ ONLINE only. You’ll find a button in the top right quadrant of the screen which takes you to the Kortext platform. Our access is also only to the DRM-free books from Taylor & Francis.