Digital Library

Digital Library

HEC Digital Library
Digital Library
Trial Access of McGraw Hill Collections


McGraw Hill Digital Engineering Library
To access Digital Engineering Library, please take the following steps:
1. Go to
2. Click on the "Log In" link in the upper left corner of the screen
3. Enter your User Name and Password.

User Name: higheredcomm
Password: digital

McGraw Hill Access Medicine
To access Medicine, please take the following steps:
1. Go to
2. Click on the "Log In" link in the upper left corner of the screen
3. Enter your User Name and Password.

User Name: higheredcomm
Password: medicine

McGraw Hill Access Science
To access Science, please take the following steps:
1. Go to
2. Click "Subscriber log-in"
3. Enter your User Name and Password.
User Name: higheredcomm
Password: science


The Higher Education Commission has provided a wide range of resources through the Digital Library Program. These resources have been provided according to the research requirements of your Institution, also HEC is continuously expanding the strength of its Digital Library Program and acquiring more important resources. In this regard we are constantly in-touch with internationally recognized publishers for their valuable products.

Recently HEC Digital Library Program is consulting with Chemgold and Galleria and to analyze the strength of their contents, we have arranged a free trial for Islamia University, Bahawalpur. It holds over 1000 databases for regulations and legislation and extensive data on chemicals and their properties, health effects of exposure, environmental data etc.

Following is the necessary details to access the websites;





The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has decided to provide 40,000 online books in addition to 23,000 journals that have been made available through the Digital Library Programme. The E-books support programme will allow researchers to access most of the important Scholarly, Academic & Professional, handbooks and reference books electronically in a variety of subject areas.

Over 220 leading international publishers are participating in ebrary including Blackwell Synergy, BMJ publishing Group, Cambridge University Press, Emerald,john Wiley & Sons, The McGraw Hill Book Companies, MIT Press, Springer Publishing Company, Stanford University Press and Sybex Inc, United Nations University Press etc. containing a collection of over 32,000 e-nooks in vdried disciplines, such as Business and Management, Information Technology, Engineering, Health and Biomedical, Life and Physical Sciences, social sciences, etc.

For this purpose, the HEC National Digital Library Program has acquired ebrary which includes electronic books of world's leading publishers that cater to the specific needs of the public and private University, participating in the programme. You will be pleased to know that the patrons, students, faculty and staff of the Islamia University, Bahawalpur now have access to ebrary and all of the powerful research technology of ebrary platform!
To get started, please note the following:
1. The URL to your site is
2. Accessible Subject Collections to IUB
Academic Complete Collection
3. Download the ebrary Reader onto all Library Terminals and patron machines
4. Please download ebrary user guide located at: Guide/ebrary Patron User Guide.pdf
5. You may also download ebrary quick guide located at:
http;// Guides/007.01-quick guide AC.pdf


Taylor & Francis eBooks

Oxford University Press eBooks

Ebrary (Trial Period: 2nd Feb----2nd April)

Science Direct


Two AAPT publications provide up to date physics knowledge, at a level comprehensible for many users.
AAPT publications assist in the learning of new and traditional teaching methodologies and the use of modern technology in Physics.


ACS provides access to over 30 peer-reviewed journals and magazines in all fields of chemistry
Subject Strengths include Core, Applied, Organic Chemistry, Bio- Chemistry, Pharmaceuticals, Polymers and Materials Science.


Provides access to the full-collection of highly-rated of 11 Journals and conference proceedings.
Covers developments in Physics, Industrial Applications (Applied Physics), and advances in Scientific Computing.


Provides full-text online access to its four journals as well as the MathSciNet database.
Covers international mathematical literature dating back to 1940, providing access to the bibliographic data and reviews of mathematical literature contained in the Mathematical Reviews database.


APS provides access to 9 prestigious research publications
Includes the five-specialist Physical Review Publications, and the PROLA archive.


The ACM contains full-text from 28 ACM Journals and Transactions, 10 ACM Magazines, over 40 ACM Special Interest Newsletters, 15 non-ACM journal and publications and over 100 annual conference proceedings.
Content strengths include all areas of Information Technology, with full archival content for all ACM publications.

Cambridge University Press (CUP)

Cambridge Journals Online is the online content delivery service for Cambridge University Press’s collection of nearly 200 leading journals.
Subject Strengths includes: Politics, Linguistics, Social Science, ,Humanities, Law, Mathematics, Science, Medicine.


ebrary offers a wide variety of multidisciplinary content. It acquires large number of titles from leading academic publishers.
IUB will be able to access Freedom Subject Collection from ebrary. (More Info...)


Edinburgh University Press publishes over 30 journals across a range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. (More Info...)

ELSEVIER (Science Direct)

Science Direct is the world's leading electronic collection of scientific journals.
Renowned for the high-quality of its content in all branches of science, technology and medicine.
Subscribed Subject Areas

Computer Sciences
Physics & Astronomy

Emerald is a dynamic database comprising over 150 titles in the fields of " Management, Information Science and Engineering.
The Emerald fulltext collection features over 58,000 articles from titles published by Emerald.
Flagship titles such as Management Decision, European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Documentation, Leadership & Organization Development Journal, The TQM Magazine and Industrial Robot. (More Info...)

ESDU - Engineering Solutions for Academia

ESDU collection is based on industry standard tools and software as part of teaching and research projects.
ESDU provide validated design guides, introductions, methods, data and software used in Industry and suitable for simple, rapid inclusion in these engineering programs: (More Info...)

• Aerospace Engineering
• Civil Engineering
• Chemical Engineering
• Material Science
• Mechanical Engineering
• Process Engineering
• Structural Engineering


Provides access to almost a third of the world's current Electrical Engineering and Computer Science literature.
IEL provides full-text access to 132 IEEE and 45 IEE journals, magazines, transactions and conference proceedings as well as active IEEE standards. (More Info...)

Content in JSTOR spans many disciplines, with over 500 high-quality publications available in the archive.
JSTOR provides the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated.


Following collections of McGraw Hill are subscribed to your institution:

McGraw- Hill's Access Medicine
McGraw-Hill's Access Science


Nature is amongst the most prestigious journals of the world.
Includes prompt publications of significant advances in all branches of science, as well as providing a forum for the reporting and discussion of news and issues concerning science.

Project MUSE provides access to 430 full-text journals from 108 publishers in humanities and social science. MUSE pricing meets library needs around the world. (More Info...)


Provides access to the full text of the prestigious Science publication.
It allows users to search within Science and across a multitude of scientific journals.
Provided to selected public-sector universities in Pakistan on the basis of identified research requirements.


SpringerLink provides access to 503 full-text Springer-Verlag Journals and 738 full-text journals formerly published by Kluwer Academic Publishing.
One of the world's leading information services for Science, Technical and Medical journals.


Taylor & Francis has grown rapidly over the last two decades to become a leading international academic publisher.
More than 1000 journal titles in a full range of disciplines. (More Info...)

Since the Blackwell-Synergy merger with Wiley-Interscience, all the journals available to HEC consortium are now available through Wiley-Interscience.
Online database containing over 1,234 journals in science, technology, medicine, humanities and social sciences. (More Info...)


47 leading international medical Journals available through "Highwire Press", without any registration