LiCOB Journals

Online journals, eBooks and research databases from the following publishers are made available via different programmes including the Library Consortium of Bangladesh (LiCOB), the UGC Digital Library, Research4Life (OARE, AGORA, HINARI, ARDI and GOALI), BanglaJOL etc. All these resources can be accessed within the university network without any password. See information below for Research4Life access.

If you are interested in any other resource, kindly advise us of that by sending an email to library(at) These may be sought for the next year. Kindly note that Elsevier does not participate in LiCOB and therefore Elsevier journals cannot be obtained through this programme. However, kindly check OARE below for Elsevier content. You may also email library(at) or ring 01712-663599 for any other query or to report problems that you are facing.

!!! Kindly also note that indiscriminate downloading is not permitted. Kindly do not download full volumes, etc. Only download the articles that you consider useful. Usage is monitored by publishers and indiscriminate downloading is likely to results in a cancellation of our access. !!!

American Astronomical Society (AAS) : The Society publishes three scholarly journals that includes Astronomy, Astrophysics and Physics. To explore the resources please click on

American Chemical Society (ACS) (Discontinued) : The American Chemical Society is the leading publisher of peer-reviewed research journals in the chemical and related sciences, serving scientific communities worldwide through an unparalleled commitment to quality, reliability, and innovation. To access over 48+ high quality, high impact journals, please use this link

American Institute of Physics (AIP) : AIP publishes 12 journals, 2 magazines, and a conference proceedings, standards on applied and multidisciplinary physics. AIP's Citation platform hosts over 1 million articles from more than 200 scholarly publications for 28 earned society publishers. To access articles, please visit

American Physical society (APS) : APS publishes leading international research journals on physics, atomic, molecular and optical physics, condensed matter and materials physics, nuclear physics, particles, fields, gravitation, and cosmology, statistical, non-linear, and soft matter physics, accelerators and beams and physics education research. To access the resources, please visit

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) : ASABE Technical Library includes a range of content including journals, textbook materials, monographs, standards and proceedings as well as the important reference work-in-progress, Design Topics. To access ASABE technical library please visit

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) : ASCE provides unprecedented access to 33 peer-reviewed journals with more than 60,000 full-text papers and a 31-year archive from 1983 to the present on Environmental Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Construction, Earthquake Engineering, Energy, Engineering Mechanics, Water Resources Engineering, Coastline and Port Engineering, Pipelines, Structural Engineering, Transportation and Development, Sustainable Engineering. To explore the resources of this organization please click on

Annual Reviews (AR) : It offers authoritative and analytic reviews in 48 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences. To access Annual Reviews, please visit

BanglaJOL : Bangladesh Journals Online (BanglaJOL) is a database of journals published in Bangladesh, covering the full range of academic disciplines. The objective of BanglaJOL is to give greater visibility to the participating journals, and to the research they convey. To access BanglaJOL, please visit

Brill’s Developing Countries Journals Program : Brill provides access to 200 journal titles - including 16 e-only titles and 6 full open access titles - focused on Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences. To access the resources, please visit

British Institute of Radiography (BIR) : BIR provides access to British Journal of Radiology (BJR) and Dentomaxillofacial Radiology (DMFR) through their platform. To access the resources, please visit

Cambridge University Press (CUP) : CUP provides full-text access over 330+ peer-reviewed academic journals for the global market. To access all these valuable resources, please visit

Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press) : Provides access to 17 renowned journals on Politics, Linguistics, Social Science, Humanities, Law, Mathematics, Science and Medicine. To access the resources, please visit Or

Cochrane Library : The Cochrane Library is a collection of online searchable databases containing high-quality, independent evidence based medicine and clinical trials resources. To access this resources, please visit

De Gruyter Journals : Provides access to over 375 titles delivering a wide variety of content in humanities, medicine, the sciences and law. Includes titles which are in the highest ISI ranks. Some journals have German-language titles and include contributions in English and other languages. To access the resources, please visit

De Gruyter Library & Information Science (LIS) Journals : Provides access to 45 LIS journals and some other open access resources on different subjects. To access the resources, please visit

EBSCO Host Research Databases : EBSCO Information Services provides access to 8 major databases: Academic Search Premier; Business Source Premier; ERIC; Master file Premier; Newspaper Source; Health Source : Nursing & Academic; Health Source : Consumer Edition and Medline. To access the resources, please visit

Edinburgh University Press : Edinburgh University Press publishes over 35+ online journals across a range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. To access the resources, please visit

Geological Society : The Lyell Collection of the Geological Society is an electronic resource databases containing new and archival journal, Special Publication and book content, published by the Geological Society of London. It contains highest quality key peer-reviewed Earth science literature. To explore the resources, please visit

Indian Online Journals : This portal offers 200+ online journals through this link

Institute of Physics Journals : IOP publishes over 45+ of the world's most prestigious journals in physics and related sciences, all are available online through this link

IET Digital Library : The IET Digital Library holds more than 100,000 technical papers from 1994 onwards for all IET journals, magazines, books, conference publications and seminar digests. Highly cited journals such as Electronics Letters are available alongside 24 research journal titles, the IET's online only journal Micro & Nano Letters, the IET's member magazine Engineering & Technology, plus seminar digests and conference publications. Please visit

International Forestry Review : It The International Forestry Review is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes papers, research notes and book reviews on all aspects of forestry and forest research. It is published four times per year. Themed editions are a regular feature and attract a wide audience. Please visit

IMF eLibrary : The IMF is viewed as one of the world’s most authoritative sources for economic information, analysis and harmonized statistics. IMF eLibrary provides comprehensive data and original analysis, with coverage of almost every economy in the world and a special focus on developing and emerging economies. To browse the resources, please visit

Mary Ann Liebert : Founded in 1980, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is universally acknowledged for establishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in the most promising areas of biotechnology, biomedical research/life sciences, clinical medicine and surgery, and law. Liebert Online delivers electronic access to peer-reviewed journals published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc through this link

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) : Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is a publisher of high impact scientific and medical information in print and online. NPG publishes journals, online databases and services across the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences and clinical medicine. Nature (founded in 1869) is the leading weekly, international scientific journal. To explore the resources, please visit

Oxford Journals (Discontinued) : Oxford Journals publishes journals from science, technical, professional, medical, humanities, arts and social science disciplines. To explore resources, please visit

Optical Society of America (OSA) : 15 Optics and photonics journals published by OSA, conference papers, and selected OSA meeting content, including Advances in Optics and Photonics (AOP) through this link

Palgrave Macmillan Journals : Nature and Palgrave Macmillan publishes journals, textbooks, monographs and professional reference works in print and online. Their program focuses on business, the wider range of social sciences and the humanities. It offer a combined portfolio of over 70 peer-reviewed e-journals. To explore resources, please visit

Policy Press : The Policy Press is a leading international publisher of high quality books and journals across a wide range of social science subjects. Based at the University of Bristol, our publications provide the latest policy research in accessible formats, reaching those who formulate or implement policy at executive and grass-roots levels - as well as academics and students. To explore resources, please visit

Project MUSE Journals : Project MUSE provides online access to 500 full-text journals from 200 non-profit publishers in the humanities and social sciences. To access on the world of resources, please click on

Royal Society : The Royal Society publishes seven journals, covering the biological and physical sciences, history and philosophy of science etc. To access journals, please visit

Royal College of Physicians : The Journal Clinical Medicine of this organization includes articles from original papers, professional issues, clinical guidance, medical humanities, ethics and clinical governance. To explore the valuable resources, please click on

SIAM : SIAM publishes 17 peer-reviewed research journals on Applied mathematics, in partnership with computational science that is essential in solving many real-world problems. To access SIAM Journals, please visit

SPIE Digital Library : The SPIE Digital Library is the most extensive resource available on optics and photonics, providing unprecedented access to more than 275,000 technical papers from SPIE journals and conference proceedings from 1990 to the present. To explore the valuable resources please click on

Springer : Springer Link is one of the world's leading interactive databases for high-quality STM journals and the Online Archives Collection. To access over 1800+ journals from Springer, please visit

University of Chicago Press : It publishes nearly 50 scholarly journals and annuals. To access these journals please visit

Wiley Online Library : Wiley Online Library is a leading international resource for scientific, technical, medical and scholarly content providing access to millions of articles across a wide range of journals. This package provides access to over 1360 journals in the Sciences, Technology and Medicine through this link