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Open Access Resources

The library provides you a list of links to open access resources which include open access publishers, directories, toolkits, portals and more. You can also have access to lists of Multi-disciplinary, Multi-disciplinary Science and subject specific resources.

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) is a discovery service for peer reviewed books published under an open access licence. DOAB provides a searchable index to the information about these books, with links to the full texts of the publications at the publisher's website or repository.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) lists free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and languages.

Directory of Open Access Resources (OpenDOAR) Directory of Open Access Resources (OpenDOAR)

The Directory of Open Access Resources (OpenDOAR) aims to provide a comprehensive and authoritative list of academic open access repositories for end-users who wish to find particular archives or who wish to break down repositories by locale, content or other measures. Users can search for repositories by the following regions: Africa, Asia, Australasia, Caribbean, Central America, Europe, North America, and South America.

WorldWideScience.org WorldWideScience.org

WorldWideScience.org is a global science gateway, providing one-stop searching of over 90 national and international scientific databases and portals from more than 70 countries. Users can search and translate 400 million pages of science and technology information. Resources available via WorldWideScience include DOAJ and all the Journals Online projects (JOLs).


Free-eBooks.net is the internet's #1 source for free eBook downloads, eBook resources & eBook authors. Read & download eBooks for Free: anytime!

Research 4Life (R4L) Research 4Life (R4L)

Is a collective name for 4 programmes: HINARI (http://www.who.int/hinari/en/) , AGORA (http://www.fao.org/agora/en/) , OARE (http://www.unep.org/oare/)  and ARDI(http://www.wipo.int/ardi/en/)  – that provides developing countries with free or low cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content online. R4L is a public-private partnership of the WHO, FAO, UNEP, WIPO, Cornell and Yale Universities and the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers providing access to over 45,000 peer-reviewed international scientific journals, books, and databases.  Full-text articles can be downloaded for saving, printing or reading on screen.

Subject Strength: Health, Environment, Agriculture and research development and innovation