PARADIGM COLLEGE LIBRARY
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PARADIGM COLLEGE LIBRARY
WELCOME TO OUR DIGITAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (PCDL)
The Library system of Paradigm College is a home for tens of thousands of books, academic journals fiction and non-fiction works in a network of digital libraries and international online journal databases. If you would like to access, read or download the resources, you need to know some of the major libraries with their collections area and magnitude. If you are sure which library holds the resources you are looking for just click the link in the box on the right sidebar of this page. For instance, if you would like to access general collection books Libraries, you need to click the GENERAL BOOKS LIBRARIES icon among the list of libraries located on the right side of this page. Now you will see the following four libraries:
1. SCI_HUB (FREE SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL)
Sci-Hub is a shadow library website that provides free access to millions of research papers and books, without regard to copyright, by bypassing publishers’ paywalls in various ways. Sci-Hub was founded by Alexandra Elbakyan in 2011 in Kazakhstan in response to the high cost of research papers behind paywalls
2. Library Genesis Project
Library Genesis is one of the largest digital library collections in the world for scholarly journal articles, academic and general-interest books, images, comics, and magazines. As of 28 July 2019, Library Genesis claims to have more than 2.4 million non-fiction books, 80 million science magazine articles, 2 million comics files, 2.2 million fiction books, and 0.4 million magazine issues. The library housed over The site enables free download access to content in English and Russian Languages.
3. The Internet Archive
The Internet Archive is an American digital library with the stated mission of “universal access to all knowledge.” It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and millions of books. Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 439 billion archived web pages.
4. Research Article Databases
If you would like to access research or journal articles which are available with out subscription, you have to select the RESEARCH ARTICLE DATABASES to access research databases such as Google scholar, Academia and Research Gate to download research articles posted by individual researchers free of charge.
5. Subscription Journal Libraries
As faculty researchers and graduate student, you always need professional journals which are essential in accessing the most recent research findings in the area of your research. Because there are thousands of identical professional Open Access (OA) Databases are available in different professions, it is difficult neither make a complete list of the libraries in the world; nor we can select the few best. Instead, you need to find the right library or journal database for your specific interest area. In many cases, students can get this information from their department professors. To make your library search easy, we have attached here a list of more than seven hundred (700) journal libraries and databases that are selected and negotiated by EIFL to make affordable for Ethiopian students and Universities. As Paradigm College has subscribed for some of them, you can get request access to them.
11. OPEN PSYCHOLOGY
, Main Librarian
Welcome to the Library of Paradigm College
The Library system of Paradigm College is a home for millions of books, academic journals fiction and non-fiction works in a network of free and subscribed digital libraries and international online journal databases.
I am privileged to serve you in our state of the art digital library system. Our librarians are always working to make the resources easily available for you and increase our collections. Should you have any questions with regards to your membership issues, collection or subscription journal access or related library technical issues, please feel free to contact me.