What is it?

iKNiTO DL is a comprehensive digital library solution made by Notion Wave of Canada. It is suitable for all institutions which provide online resources such as journals, books, databases, videos, etc to their members and staffs.

Who is it for?

Universities, colleges, companies, banks, public libraries, hospitals, clinics, are just some examples of such institutes. iKNiTO DL is also used by major regional and national Consortia. The largest is Egyptian Knowledge Bank which is a national consortium.

iKNiTO DL Editions

Enterprise Is browser based, which means that it runs on all types of desktop computers, laptops, tablets and even smart phones.

Handheld Consists of native  applications for tablets and smart devices.


Advanced Browse

It enables you to find invaluable titles (best databases, high ranked journals, awarded books, and best references) between thousands of titles quickly. No need to spend a great deal of your time to find most relevant titles. We monitor ranking and impact information, reviews and national and international awards in evaluation of available titles. At the heart of our unique browsing feature lies a uniform subject classification of all resources.You can see more about our top two levels of subject classification in here. There are over 500 fine subjects at the lowest classification level.


iKNiTO DL incorporates many types of Web Scale Discovery (WSD) products available in the market. This is the state-of-the art in search engines. It enables you to search your favorite keywords between over a Billion academic records in less than one second. You will not miss a single record.

Single Sign On

Single Sign On (SSO) is the technology that lets you login to all iKNiTO DL resources with one User Name and Password. You only need to login to iKNiTO DL once. We use an advanced authentication service to secure your account against abuse. No need for multiple user names and passwords to login to various publishers’ websites.

Link Technology

It helps us to connect you from abstracts and citations to full text articles or book chapters available in iKNiTO DL collections. We use open URL technology to guide you to the full texts simple and direct. iKNiTO DL Enterprise uses 360 Link© from Proquest and CrossRef© technology which make it the most accurate and updated link service in the world.

Research Management

It enables users to create personal databases and use them for a variety of research activities. References are quickly and easily imported from text files or online databases. The databases can then be used to manage, store, and share the information. Users can automatically insert references from their database into their papers and generate formatted bibliographies and manuscripts (Scientific articles or special reports).

Best Content

iKNiTO DL’s knowledge base maintains up to date information about a large volume of reputable and ranked online resources such as databases, journals, books, dissertations, references,  magazines, newspapers, images, videos, CME modules,  training modules and procedures. Choosing the best journals, books, and other electronic resources for a digital library collection development has a key role in the success of the library. iKNiTO’s team of experts can assist institutes by examining their current collections and their needs and suggests the best electronic sources for your organization.

Categories and Subjects

At the heart of iKNiTO DL is our our knowledge base which organizes different types of contents which are included in a digital library, including, journals, books, videos, audios, …. We have 9 categories, each covering a number of related subjects which are even further divided into sub-subjects. Altogether there are over 500 fine subjects. You can explore our categories and subjects here.

General and Reference Works
  • Academies & Learned Societies Publications
  • History of Scholarship & Learning
  • Almanacs, Directories & Yearbooks (General)
  • Collections & Series (General)
  • Dictionaries (General)
  • Dissertation Indexes
  • Encyclopedias (General)
  • Indexes (General)
  • Library Catalogs
  • Newspapers (General & Popular)
  • Periodicals, Magazines (General & Popular)
  • Museum Publications
  • Bibliography (General, National, Personal)
  • History & Archaeology
  • Languages & Literature
  • Law
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
Social Sciences
  • Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary (General
  • Anthropology
  • Education
  • Geography
  • Information Science & Library Science
  • Psychology
  • Recreation & Sports
  • Social Welfare & Social Work
  • Sociology & Social History
  • Political Science
  • International Relations
  • Government
  • Military & Naval Science
  • Communication (& Journalism)
  • Social Sciences, Mathematical Methods (Statistics)
  • Social Sciences, Biomedical
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Art and Architecture
  • Fine Arts (General)
  • Architecture
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Visual Arts
  • Performing Arts & Film
Business, Management and Economics
  • Business and Commerce
  • Finance
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Management
  • Economics
Life Sciences & Agriculture
  • Agriculture
  • Life Sciences
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
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Medical & Health Sciences
  • Medicine (General)
  • Dermatology & Venereal Diseases
  • Integrative & Complementary Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Medicine, Internal
  • Neurology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology, Nuclear Medicine & Medical Imaging
  • Surgery and Anesthesiology
  • Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine
  • Pharmacology & Pharmacy
  • Rehabilitation (& Occupational Therapy)
  • Engineering, Biomedical
  • Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Physical Therapy
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Public Health
  • General Aspects of Public Health
  • Public Health Related Diseases
Engineering & Applied Sciences
  • Mathematics, Applied
  • Physics, Applied
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Materials Science
Sciences (Pure and Basic)
  • Astronomy & Astrophysics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Zoology
  • Geology, Geo science
  • Multidisciplinary Sciences
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