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▼ African Journals Online
Selected Open Access titles: African Journals OnLine (AJOL) is the world's largest and pre-eminent collection of peer-reviewed, African-published scholarly journals. African Journals OnLine (AJOL) is an online service to provide access to African-published research, and increase worldwide knowledge of indigenous scholarship. AJOL is a Non Profit Organisation based in South Africa. AJOL's system consists of a bibliographic database as well as digitized full text.
▼ AgEcon Search
AgEcon Search: Research in Agricultural and applied Economics collects,indexes,and electronically distributes full text copies of scholarly research in the broadly defined and applied economics including sub disciplines such as agribusiness, food security and supply, energy and natural resource resource economics, environmental economics,policy issues,international trade and economic development.Content includes conference presentations,working papers,journal articles, government documents, and thesis and dissertations. AgEcon Search is a non-profit subject repository co-sponsored the departments of Applied Economics and the University Libraries at University of Minnesota, operating with guidance from an international Advisory Board and partners including: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society. European Association of Agricultural Economists,Farm Foundation, Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, USDA Economic Research Service. AgEcon Search serves as the permanent archive for this literature, providing stewardship, reliable long-term access and broad dissemination of the digital scholarly and administrative works of agricultural and applied applied economics researchers worldwide.
▼ AOSIS Open Journals
AOSIS was established in 1999 out of a passion for the further development of people in their chosen professional field through continuing professional development (CPD). Access is free. Each open access journal published by Aosis has its own website.
▼ ANU (Over 880 titles available free online)
NU Press is Australia’s first open-access university press. Our authors publish peer-reviewed research on a broad range of topics including Asia and Pacific studies, Australian politics, humanities, arts, Indigenous studies and science. Launched in 2004, ANU Press prides itself on its innovation in the area of open-access scholarship. To date, ANU Press has published over 800 publications, all of which are freely available on this website.
▼ Biomed Central
200 peer-reviewed open access journals of Science, Technology and Medicine. BioMed Central is a STM(Science,Technology and Medicine) publisher of 220 open access,online,peer-revied journals
▼ Bentham Open - eBooks
BENTHAM Open publishes a number of peer-reviewed, open access journals. These free-to-view online journals cover all major disciplines of science, medicine, technology and social sciences. BENTHAM Open provides researchers a platform to rapidly publish their research in a good-quality peer-reviewed journal. All peer-reviewed accepted submissions meeting high research and ethical standards are published with free access to all. Ensures integrity, autonomy and originality of each published article with respect to the Publication Ethics and Rectitude.
What is ChemSpider?ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 58 million structures from hundreds of data sources.
CLOCKSS (Controlled LOCKSS) is a not for profit joint venture between the worldâ€™s leading scholarly publishers and research libraries whose mission is to build a sustainable, geographically distributed dark archive with which to ensure the long-term survival of Web-based scholarly publications for the benefit of the greater global research community. CLOCKSS is for the entire world's benefit. Content no longer available from any publisher ( triggered content ) is available for free. CLOCKSS uniquely assigns this abandoned and orphaned content with a creative commons license to ensure it remains available, forever.
▼ Cambridge Books Online
Cambridge Books Online offers access to eBooks from world-renowned publishing programme, covering subjects from all disciplines across science, technology and medicine, as well as humanities and social sciences and law.
▼ Cambridge Journals Online
Cambridge Journals Online (CJO) provides full text access to 384 peer-reviewed academic journals in the sciences, social sciences and humanities, as well as computer science, drama, music and law.
The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is a service that provides access to quality-controlled Open Access journals. It is hosted, maintained and partly funded by Lund University Libraries Head Office. All scientific and scholarly subjects are covered.
▼ De Gruyter Open Books
De Gruyter is the largest independent academic publisher of open access books, and more than 900 open access books are available on degruyter.com. Authors can also publish open access across the entire journal portfolio by choosing to publish in De Gruyter’s fully open access journals or hybrid open access in any of the subscription journals. All open access research is immediately available for free to read, download and share. Open access allows faster publication time, increased visibility, readership and citations. All submissions are subject to peer review and authors retain copyright.
▼ De Gruyter Open Journals
Free Medical Books - Over the next years, many textbooks will be available online, free and in full-text. The unrestricted access to scientific knowledge will have a major impact on medical practice.
▼ Free Medical Journals
Open Access: A collection of free medical journals from various organizations and providers
▼ HighWire Free Access Journals
▼ InTech Open Access
InTechOpen is the world's largest Science,Technology and Medicine Open Access book publisher.With a goal to provide free online access to research since 2004,InTechOpen has published 2,801 books and 45,841 scientific works by 96,655 international artists.Our overall mission is to help academics make a greater impact by giving readers free access to all published work. the main suject area covered by InTechOpen publications is Engineering, followed by Health Sciences, Life Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities.
▼ Inter-Research Open Access
Articles are made freely accessible online to all users 4 years after their first appearance several are free from the date they are first published as Open Access articles. The option of author-funded OA is available for the following Inter-Research (IR) journals: Marine Ecology Progress Series (MEPS), Aquatic Microbial Ecology (AME), Climate Research (CR), Diseases of Aquatic Organisms (DAO), Aquatic Biology (AB) up to and including Volume 8, Endangered Species Research (ESR), Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics (ESEP)
▼ Nature Journals Online
Nature Publishing Group(NPG www.nature.com) is expanding open access choices for authors in 2009, through both green self-archiving and gold (authors-pays) open access publication routes. Eleven more journals published by NPG are offering an open access option from January 2009. NPG has also expanded its Manuscript Deposition Service to include 32 further titles.
▼ Open Access Theses and Dissertations
OATD.org aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1000 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes 2,979,887 theses and dissertations.
▼ Project Euclid
Project Euclid's mission is to advance scholarly communication in the field of theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics. Project Euclid is designed to address the unique needs of low-cost independent and society journals. Through a collaborative partnership arrangement, these publishers join forces and participate in an online presence with advanced functionality, without sacrificing their intellectual or economic independence or commitment to low subscription prices.
▼ Public Library of Science
We are a nonprofit publisher and advocacy organization. Our mission is to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication. Every article that we publish is open-access - freely available online for anyone to use. Sharing research encourages progress, from protecting the biodiversity of our planet to finding more effective treatments for diseases such as cancer.
▼ ScienceDirect Open Access Titles
ScienceDirect hosts a growing number of open access journals. There are no subscription charges for these journals, and all articles are available to anyone with an Internet connection. You can find open access journals on ScienceDirect in the Open Access Journal Directory and read more about publishing in Elsevier Open Access Journals. The majority of Elsevier subscription journals also offer the option for authors to publish individual articles open access. You can easily find all Publications with Open Access Articles on ScienceDirect and read more about publishing open access articles.
▼ Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service(Open Access)
The implementation of a platform to host (open access) online journals is a collaborative effort between the Library and Information Service and departments and units affiliated with Stellenbosch University, in support of the mission and strategy of the University. SUNJournals is the name of the service offered to our clients.
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