African Journals Online(external link)
This website collocates journals published in the continent of Africa. More than half of the journals, around 550, available here are free.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare(external link)
AIHW is an independent Australian government agency that compiles Australian health and welfare data.
Bio Diversity Library(external link)
The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is the world’s largest open access digital library for biodiversity literature and archives. This collection, which comprises around 60 million pages, is headquartered at Smithsonian Libraries and Archives and operates as a worldwide consortium that brings together collections from reputed institutions including national libraries. BHL provides access to over 300,000 nature images through Flickr(external link).
A search portal for studies in business and economics that offers access to full texts on the Internet. EconBiz is continually developed by the German National Library of Economics, world’s largest offline and online infrastructure for economic literature.
Education Resources Information Centre(external link)
Education Resources Information Centre is an online bibliographic and full-text database of education research and information sponsored by Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education.
This database collects resources specifically related to evidence-based health care and specialises in systematic reviews.
Getty Books(external link)
A collection of fully downloadable books published By Getty, which specialises in art and photography.
Independent Voices(external link)
This collection comprises selections from alternative press during the latter half of the 20th century, includes newspapers, magazines and journals that drew from the special collections of academic institutions and libraries. This collection, the subject span of which ranges from Feminism to anti-war activism, is curated by Reveal Digital and is now made accessible through JSTOR database.
International Monetary Fund(external link)
This link provides access to data ranging from International Financial Statistics to Direction of Trade Statistics and other research works published by this international body.
Marxists Internet Archive(external link)
MIA contains the writings of around 850 authors representing a complete spectrum of Marxian political and philosophical thought, spanning the past 200 years. MIA contains writings in 80 different languages, comprising a total size of over 180,000 documents. This archive also contains complete writings of many Marxian thinkers.
National Criminal Justice Referencing Service Virtual library(external link)
Access to publications by National Criminal Justice Department of USA which covers issues ranging from alcoholism to child abuse to family violence.
NOBA- Psychology(external link)
NOBA project is a collection of learning modules related to psychology. Access to these collections is free.
Papers Past(external link)
Papers past is a service provided by National Library of New Zealand which offers full text access to New Zealand Newspapers, magazines, letters and diaries, and parliamentary papers.
Physiotherapy Evidence Database(external link)
The PEDro Partnership maintains the Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro) and the Diagnostic Test Accuracy database (DiTA(external link)). PEDro is a database of randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy. DiTA is a database of primary studies and systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy related to physiotherapy. PEDro primarily compiles bibliographic information, but links to full text resources are given.
Philosophy Archive(external link)
PhilArchive is one of the largest open access e-print archives in philosophy. Formerly known as the PhilPapers Archive, it is built on and integrated with the PhilPapers database. Access to items on PhilArchive is free without a user account. PhilArchive is a non-profit project supported by the PhilPapers Foundation. PhilArchive consists entirely of articles submitted by users.
Project Euclid(external link)
Project Euclid, jointly managed by the Cornell Library and Duke University Press, hosts around two million pages of open-access content mainly in the field of mathematics, Statistics, Computer science and mathematical physics. Though a section of the collection is subscription based, almost 70% of the articles are freely available.
PubMed, which is maintained by the National Centre for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), is a free resource that supports the search and retrieval of bio-medical and life sciences literature. Though it does not provide full text of all the articles, it often includes full text links on publisher’s website or on PubMed Central(external link), the free archive for full-text biomedical and life sciences journal articles.
Research Papers in Economics(external link)
This is the search interface of one of the largest open bibliographic databases, RePEC(external link), dedicated to Economics. A collaborative network of volunteers from over 100 countries, 95 percentage of RePEc’s resources are open access. It provides not only access to scholarly articles in economics but also but also other specialised services for economics scholars.
SCOAP3 is a partnership of over three thousand libraries, key funding agencies and research centres in 44 countries and 3 intergovernmental organisations. Working with leading publishers, SCOAP3 has converted key journals in the field of High-Energy Physics to Open Access at no cost for authors.
Trove is a discovery tool that focuses upon Australia. It is run by a collaborative network of the National Library of Australia and hundreds of Partner organisations around Australia.
UNESDOC Digital Library(external link)
UNESCO’s digital library provides access to not only resources related to UNESCO’s activities but also provides access to collections of general interest including open access resources(external link).
USA Science(external link)
This American government website searches over 60 databases and over 2,200 scientific websites to provide users with access to more than 200 million pages of authoritative federal science information including research and development results. It also includes links to U.S. National Library of Medicine’s database of clinical trials(external link), which keeps information regarding clinical trials conducted around the world and provides results of the completed ones.
World Bank Open(external link)
Free access to books and journals published by World Bank is provided in this link. It also includes external articles published by scholars commissioned by World Bank.
World History Encyclopaedia(external link)
A free online encyclopaedia that focuses on history and heritage. Its resources include print resources, primary materials and other media including videos, images, podcasts etc.