Open Access E-Resources
Emerald Publishing is one of the world’s leading digital first publishers, commissioning, curating and showcasing research that can make a real difference.
DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) was launched in 2003 with 300 open access journals. Today, this independent index contains almost 17, 500 peer-reviewed, open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts and humanities. Open access journals from all countries and in all languages are accepted for indexing.
The primary aim of DOAB (Directory of Open Access Books) is to increase discoverability of open books. Academic publishers are invited to provide metadata of their open access books to DOAB. DOAB is an open infrastructure committed to open science.
EconBiz was set up as a joint project of the ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics and the University and City Library of Cologne (USB Köln). During the start-up phase the project was supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG).
CORE is the world’s largest aggregator of open access research papers from repositories and journals. It is a not-for-profit service dedicated to the open access mission. We serve the global network of repositories and journals by increasing the discoverability and reuse of open access content. CORE provide solutions for content management, discovery and scalable machine access to research. CORE services support a wide range of stakeholders, specifically researchers, the general public, academic institutions, developers, funders and companies from diverse range of sectors including but not limited to innovators, AI technology companies, digital library solutions and pharma.
BASE is one of the world’s most voluminous search engines especially for academic web resources. BASE provides more than 240 million documents from more than 8, 000 content providers. You can access the full texts of about 60% of the indexed documents for free (Open Access). BASE is operated by Bielefield University Library.
SocArXiv, open archive of the social sciences, provides a free, non-profit, open access platform for social scientists to upload working papers, preprints, and published papers, with the option to link data and code. SocArXiv is dedicated to opening up social science, to reach more people more effectively, to improve research, and build the future of scholarly communication. SocOpen.org is SocArXiv‘s blog and information center. The site hosts announcements of news and developments related to the archive, as well as essays that reflect the views of the listed authors.
PubMed is a free resource supporting the search and retrieval of biomedical and life sciences literature with the aim of improving health-both globally and personally. The PubMed database contains more than 33 million citations and abstracts of biomedical literature. It does not include full text journal articles; however, links to the full text are often present when available from other sources, such as the publisher’s website or PubMed Central (PMC).
The Digital Commons Network provides free access to full-text scholarly articles and other research from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and supporting institutions, this dynamic research tool includes peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.
National Knowledge Network (NKN) project is aimed at establishing a strong and robust Indian network which will be capable of providing secure and reliable connectivity. Globally, frontier research and innovation are shifting towards multidisciplinary and collaborative paradigm and require substantial communication and computational power.
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.
ResearchGate started in 2008 to address the problems we saw in the way science is created and shared. The mission is to connect the world of science and make reasearch open to all. The 20 million researchers in our community come from diverse sectors in over 190 countries, and use ResearchGate to connect, collaborate, and share their work.