Open Access Resources


Open Access E-Books

Directory of Open Access Books

American Libraries (>1,651,000 Books)

Google Books

Canadian Libraries (>318,000 Books)

Project Gutenberg (>33000 Books)

Universal Digital Lib. (Million Books Project)

Community Books (>94,000 Books)
  Open Access Publishing in European Networks - OAPEN (About 1000 titles)

Biodiversity Heritage Library (>46,000 Items)

UC Press E-Books, 1982-2004 (>500 Public Access)

UN University Full-Text Publications

Children's Library (>2800)

Open Access E-Journals

Journal of Digital Information (JoDI)

Journal of Postgraduate Medicine


Medknow Publications

Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI)

Public Library of Science (PLoS)

PubMed Central

  Bentham Science Publishers (250 titles)

Bioline International

BioMed Central (STM)

HighWire Press

Hindawi Publishing Corporation (>200 titles)

Indian Academy of Sciences (IAS)

Indian Journals

Open Access E-Theses and Dissertations

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)


MGU PhD Theses Archive
  CalTech Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Shodhganga-Indian ETDs (INFLIBNET)

Etd@IISc: IISc Repository of Theses and Dissertations

Open Course Ware

Academic Earth
JHSPH Open Courseware

MIT Open Courseware
Open CourseWare Consortium

Open Learning Initiative at Carnegie Mellon

OpenLearn (OU)

Students for Free Culture
  The Internet Archive

Tufts Open Courseware

University of Michigan Open Courseware

Utah State University OpenCourseWare 

Other Databases

Geography: ICSSR Journal of Abstracts and Reviews

Journal of Economic Abstracts

Higher Education Abstracts

Political Science ICSSR Journal of Abstracts and Reviews

Indian Citation Index (Needs First Time Free Registration)
  ISID (Institute for Studies in Industrial Development)

Molecular Biology Database Collection (2005 update)

World Banking Abstracts

Education Resources Inf. Center (ERIC)

Open Access Institutional Repositories (Indian Universities)

Analytical Sciences Digital Library (NISCAIR)

Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment

Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT)

Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT)

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI)

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB) Indian Institute of Astrophysics

Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (ICAR)

Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK)

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc)

IIT Kanpur (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur)

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IITD)

Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore Centre (ISI)
  Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)

Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR)

Information and Library Network Center (INFLIBNET)

Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU)
Mahatma Gandhi University

Management Development Institute (MDI)

National Centre for Catalysis Research (NCCR)

NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum Univeristy (PDPU)

Thapar University (TU)

University of Delhi

University of Hyderabad

Directories of Open Access E-Journals

Open Access Journals and Institutional Repositories   Harvesters
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

Free Medical Journals

Open J-Gate

Selected Open Access Journals (ICAST)

JURN Directory

Directory of Open Access Repositories (OpenDOAR)

Registry of Open Access Repositories (ROAR)
  BASE - BIefeld Academic Search Engine

Cross Archive Search Service for Indian Institutional Repositories (CASSIR)

OAIster (25 Million Articles, Books, etc)

RePEc (Research Papers in Economics)

Social Science Research Network

Open Access Data/Statistics/Blogs etc.

Social Science Data Services (Data for Research)

ChemSpider: 25M Compound Data on Web

PLoS BLOGS: Science and Medicine

The Language of Bad Physics
  Personal Genome Project

Speakeasy Science

Science 3.0: Advancement of Science

MIT Subject/Research Guides