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Subscribed e-Resources

SU Library and Information Division (LID) subscribed the following resources such as UGC Digital Library (UDL) and Research4Life to support its teachers, researchers and students need. You can have access to subscribed electronic resources using user ID and password.  For user ID and password please contact with library personnel.

UDL (UGC Digital Library)

The UGC Digital Library (UDL), an Online e-resource platform is hosted by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh and is largely funded by the World Bank’s Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP). It has a rich collection of varied e-resources offered by the renowned e-publishers that include scholarly journals, e-books (text and reference), magazines, conference proceedings, newsletters, educational websites and multimedia files. UGC Digital Library Consortium (UDL) covering subjects: Science, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Medical, Business , Law, Economics , Life Science.

Currently, UDL includes the following 13 major publishers providing access to over 34,100 electronic resources:

ACM Digital Library -

Cambridge University Press -

Emerald -



JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources. JSTOR helps people discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform, and preserves this content for future generations. JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization that also includes Ithaka S+R and Portico.

McGraw Hill -

Oxford University Press -

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Oxford University Press publishes in many countries, in more than 40 languages, and in a variety of formats–print and digital. It includes dictionaries, English language teaching materials, children's books, journals, scholarly monographs, printed music, higher education textbooks, and school books

Pearson -

Educating 100 million people worldwide, Pearson Education is the world's biggest education company. Pearson Education's solutions cover a wide spectrum of subjects including business, technology, sciences, law and the humanities. They include books and resources that help students learn, teachers teach, and professionals evolve throughout their careers. The carefully designed learning tools help people around the world to expand their knowledge, develop their skills and realize their potential. The company is committed to provide quality content, assessment tools and educational services in all available media, spanning the learning curve from birth through university and beyond.


Springer -

Springer is the leading global scientific publisher, delivering quality content through innovative information products and services, as well as a trusted provider of local-language professional publications in Europe, especially in Germany and the Netherlands. It publishers high quality content in various formats like books, journals, newsletters, CD-ROMs, online platforms, protocols, databases and conferences.

Taylor and Francis Group -


Wiley –

WILEY ONLINE LIBRARY is one of the world’s most extensive multidisciplinary collections of online resource with over 4 million articles from 1,500 journals, 18,000 books, and hundreds of multi-volume reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.



World Scientific -

The available e-resources cover a range of over 20 disciplines across different subject areas including Arts, Business, Sciences, Social Sciences, Medicine, Engineering and Technical & Vocational education.



Research4Life is the collective name for five programmes – Hinari, AGORA, OARE, ARDI and GOALI – that provide developing countries with free or low-cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content online.


Research4Life is designed to enhance the scholarship, teaching, research and policy-making of the many thousands of students, faculty, scientists, and medical specialists, focusing on health, agriculture, environment and other life, physical and social sciences in the developing world. It does this by providing free or low-cost online access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content.

Free e-Resources for Sonargaon University from UN until 31 December 2025. To have access to these resources you need User Name and Password. You can have access using university IP only from inside the campus. Password do not share with anyone else outside SU, please do not post any webpage/social network and do not try to use from abroad. Violation may lead to suspension of access for the whole university for long.


The AGORA programme, set up by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) together with major publishers, enables developing countries to gain access to an outstanding digital library collection in the fields of food, agriculture, environmental science and related social sciences. AGORA provides a collection of up to 8,200 key journals and up to 22,000 books.

ARDI (Access to Research for Development and Innovation)

The Access to Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI) program is coordinated by WIPO together with its partners in the publishing industry with the aim to increase the availability of scientific and technical information in developing countries over 100 publishers provide access to around 30,000 journals, books, and reference works.

GOALI  (Access to Research for Global Justice)

Global Online Access to Legal Information (GOALI) is a new programme that provides free or low cost online access and training to law and law-related content. It is coordinated by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and its partners. The aim of GOALI is to improve the quality of legal research, education and training and in turn strengthen legal frameworks and institutions and further the rule of law.



Hinari Access to Research for Health Programme set up by WHO provides free or very low cost online access to the major journals in biomedical and related social sciences to local, not-for-profit institutions in developing countries. Hinari was launched in January 2002, with some 1500 journals from 6 major publishers: Blackwell, Elsevier Science, the Harcourt Worldwide STM Group, Wolters Kluwer International Health & Science, Springer Verlag and John Wiley, following the principles in a Statement of Intent signed in July 2001. Since that time, the numbers of participating publishers and of journals and other full-text resources has grown continuously. Up to 165 publishers’ content are offering up to 80,000 information resources in Hinari and many others are joining the programme.

OARE  (Online Access to Research in the Environment)

Working with the United Nations Environment Programme , Yale University, and a range of development and funding organizations, the founding publishers of OARE will offer full online access to environmental science journals, abstract and indexing (A&I) databases and other information resources to developing nations via the Internet.

OARE (Online Access to Research in the Environment) is managed by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in partnership with Yale University and international scientific publishers launched in 2006. OARE provides access to journals, e-books, and other information resources in a wide range of disciplines contributing to our understanding of the natural environment, including environmental toxicology and pollution, zoology, botany, ecology, environmental chemistry, geology, hydrology, oceanography, meteorology, climatology, geography, environmental economics, environmental law and policy, conservation policy and planning, environmental biotechnology, environmental engineering, energy, and many other disciplines.