The following overseas Databases are available free of charge to the National University of Samoa
1. HINARI ( is the major Information Portal of the World Health Organization )
Our NUS have three Usernames and passwords:
This is the Library Username = SMA011
Call the Library HelpDesk for the Password = Only staff and students of NUS are privileged to use this access to HINARI.
The NUS Library is a depository library for all World Health Organization publications.
2. TEEAL - ( TEEAL is a program of Cornell University Library and it is a digital library for excellence in Agricultural research and education, providing immediate access to hundreds of the top research journals in agriculture and the related sciences.
NUS has a standalone online database at the Library and the ICT is trying to put TEEAL on our network
Through our deals with the TEEAL and HINARI, the National University of Samoa, being a small academic national institution is entitled as a developing country to free access to other important Online databases such as the following :
Subscription –Based Online Databases
The NUS Library pays an annual subscription for Searching and Accessing the New Zealand Libraries Bibliographic database which also gives us access to Australian Libraries Bibliographic Database.
TE PUNA ( National Library of New Zealand – Online database )
Please ask the Library Staff for the USERNAME and PASSWORD.
Again this is restricted to NUS Staff and students.
Faculty of Medicine Library merged with NUS IN 2014,- ( formerly Oceania University of Medicine )
The FOM Library also subscribes to several Online Databases such as those listed below:
Please check with their Assistant Librarian ( Matila ) on phone 30423 for more specific details