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International Open University Central E-Library
Fostering academic research, intellectual development and growth, enhancing the study experience, and enriching the minds of the students are some of the goals of the International Open University. One of the tools to achieve the above stated goals is the International Open University Central E-Library, which provides the IOU students with resources from every corner of the world so they may excel in their academic life. The contents of the academic library present a vast range of journals and other resources, which are ideally suited for the students’ introduction to independent learning and deep thinking. Additionally, the resources contained therein support the research of the university faculty, students and alumni.
The following resources are available in the International Open University Central E-Library:
Resources Available Free of Cost for Students and Staff
JSTOR provides archives to over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable, offers search term highlighting, includes high-quality images, and is interlinked by millions of citations and references.
The following is a list of JSTOR collections available in the International Open University Central E-Library.
Oxford University Press
With origins dating back to 1478 CE, Oxford University Press (OUP) is the world’s largest university press with the widest global presence. The OUP Global Academic Publishing program spans the entire academic and higher education spectrum, including a wide array of scholarly and general interest books, journals, and online products.
The following is a list of OUP collections available in the International Open University Central E-Library:
Resources Available for a Nominal Fee
In order to provide the IOU students a platform to access Islamic books in multiple languages covering a range of topics like theology, jurisprudence, history, education, psychology and personal development, Darussalam E-Library database has been added to the collections of the International Open University Central E-Library. Special fees structure has been arranged for the IOU students offering 50% or more discount depending on the student’s country of residence based on the human development index.
All currently enrolled students may access the International Open University Central E-Library from the IOU Degree Campus.