Resource Centre

 

E-Library

In line with the philosophy of the Open University of Mauritius to facilitate the learning mode of the students through technological tools, the Library has set up an e-library.  This service offers many advantages, such as:

  • Books are available 24 hours over 24 hours every day, seven days over seven days every week.
  • Students do not have to travel to the library to consult the books, thus saving time and money.
  • Registered learners can access e-books and online journals.

E-Books

Registered learners can access E Library from the internet at any time. The e-books may be consulted through a laptop, a pc, a tablet or even a smartphone. A collection of some 129,000 titles of ebooks is available for reference and loan purposes to the Open University of Mauritius. 

The ebooks can be accessed from here

Please ask for the user ID and password from Library staff.

 

Online journals

Registered learners can access online journals from the following  sites:

 

EBSCO

Link: Click Here.  

  • One of the best-known online databases.
  • It offers 148,532 titles, including 129,000 e-books
  • 19,532 online journals available

 

Emerald

Link: Click Here

Log in onto the Current Student Portal of the Open University, using your student ID and password.  Once onto the student portal, on the main menu click on the Emerald link.

  • Emerald is one of the leading publishers of Management journals and provider of online databases.
  • It publishes over 180 journals.
  • It’s strong on Management, Accounting and Business.
 
ProQuest Literature

Link: Click Here.  

Log in onto the Current Student Portal of the Open University, using your student ID and password.  Once onto the main menu of the student portal, click on theProQuest Literature Online link.

The database

  • Includes more than 300,000 full-text works of poetry, prose and drama in English
  • Includes online criticism and reference library
  • Literature Online is the world's largest cross-searchable database of literature and criticism.
 
ProQuest Arts and Humanities

Link: Click Here

Log in onto the Current Student Portal of the Open University, using your student ID and password.  Once onto the main menu of the student portal, click on theProQuest Arts and Humanities link.

It is 

  • A full text journal database
  • Multi disciplinary across the Arts and Humanities
  • Covers the period from 1970s to current date
JSTOR

Link: Click Here

Please ask the User ID and Password from the Library staff.

JSTOR is a shared digital library created in 1995 to help university and college libraries provide greater levels of access to content.  The objective of JSTOR is to expand access to scholarly content around the world and to preserve it for future generations.

JSTOR currently includes more than 2,000 academic journals, dating back to the first volume ever published, along with thousands of monographs and other materials relevant for education.