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Is an initiative to provide free or low-cost access to 400 major scientific journals in agriculture and related biological, environmental and social sciences to public institutions in developing countries.

The premier international scientific society in acoustics dedicated to increasing and diffusing the knowledge of acoustics and its practical applications. Subject coverage includes: linear and nonlinear acoustics; aero acoustics, underwater sound and acoustical oceanography; ultrasonics and quantum acoustics; architectural and structural acoustics and vibration; speech, music and noise; psychology and physiology of hearing; engineering acoustics, sound transducers and measurements; bioacoustics, animal bioacoustics and bioresponse to vibration

Annual Reviews publications operate as a high quality filter, prioritising and synthesising the primary research literature in 37 different disciplines for the Biomedical, Life, Physical and Social Sciences. Year after year, Annual Reviews publications earn the highest Impact Factors according to the ISI® Journal Citation Reports (JCR®). Access @

BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher of 243 open access, online, peer-reviewed journals. The portfolio of journals spans all areas of biology and medicine and includes broad interest titles, such as BMC Biology and BMC Medicine alongside specialist journals, such as Retrovirology and BMC Genomics. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication.

BioOne provides access to resources in the biological, ecological and environmental sciences. Areas of coverage include: Agriculture, Dairy & Animal Science, Agronomy, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biodiversity Conservation, Biology, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Ecology, Education, Scientific Disciplines, Engineering, Environmental, Entomology, Environmental Sciences, Evolutionary Biology, Fisheries, Forestry, Genetics & Heredity, Geography, Physical, Geology, Geosciences, Multidisciplinary, Limnology, Marine & Freshwater Biology, Microbiology, Multidisciplinary Sciences, Ornithology, Paleontology, Parasitology, Plant Sciences, Public, Environmental & Occupational Health, Radiology, Nuclear Medicine & Medical Imaging, Reproductive Biology, Sport Sciences, Veterinary Sciences, and Zoology. Access is at:

British Library Direct offers pay-as-you-go access to articles from the top 20,000 international research journals, in fields ranging from aeronautics to agriculture, from pharmacy to law. BL Direct provides free table of contents searching from 5 years of data. Upon finding a relevant article, the user can then order it online and pay by credit card. There is no need to subscribe in order to use the service and articles can be ordered singly or several at a time. Nearly 20% of the articles can be downloaded instantly. PERI supports the use of the British Library Direct for online searching and the BL's Standard Service for document ordering. This service delivers paper documents by airmail. directb

CUP is the publishing division of the University of Cambridge. In line with the commitment of Cambridge University Press to advance learning, knowledge and research worldwide, the Press currently publishes over 300 peer-reviewed academic journals for the global market. Containing the latest research from a broad sweep of subject areas, Cambridge journals are accessible worldwide in print and online. Access URL.


Digital Commons Network
The Digital Commons Network draws together the open access content from nearly 300 repositories using Digital Commons into a simple resource with no paywalls, embargoes, or subscriptions, offering searching across over many thousand articles in Architecture; Arts and Humanities; Business; Education; Engineering; Law; Life Sciences; Medicine and Health Sciences; Physical Sciences and Mathematics; Social and Behavioral Sciences. Law is especially well represented, with over 100,000 articles at present.


This site enables you to search, browse and preview ebooks in the following areas :
Anthropology, Business and Economics, Computers and IT, Education,  Engineering and Technology, Fine Arts, History, Language and Literature, Law, Life Sciences, Medicine, Physical Sciences, Psychology, Religion, Social Sciences. The site can be accessed at

Emerald Management, covering computer science, Engineering, Library and Information sciences, Marketing and Management features 140 Business and Management journals and Emerald Engineering eJournal Collection, features 19 Engineering journals. All of which are peer-reviewed and fully searchable full text journals plus reviews from the world's top 300 management journals. Access URL:


Encyclopedia Britannica Online - Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a global educational publisher with products that promote knowledge and learning. The rich combination of the insightful Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough research—all from one site.

Is a collection of free online medical and health-related books found at

Geological Society of London Electronic service providing access to current and archival content of the Geological Society of London. The Lyell Collection is an electronic resource containing new and archival journal, Special Publication and book content, published by the Geological Society of London. It contains key peer-reviewed Earth science literature of the highest quality. Access URL


Henry Stewart Talks TBLSC
The Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection (TBLSC). Specially prepared, online, animated, audio-visual lectures by world leading authorities on library developments in a digital environment for researchers and university faculty members. hstalks


Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE)
IEEE Proceedings Order Plans (POP) is the world’s leading conference proceedings collection, with a backfile to 2005Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, Computer Science & Architecture, Imaging Science & Photographic Technology, Robotics, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science Information Systems, Software Engineering, Remote Sensing and Artificial Intelligence. Access URL: Tip: When browsing, tick to show only IEEE journals to reduce unsubscribed results.


IMF eLibrary
The IMF's eLibrary has in-depth, independent analysis on the financial crisis, development, macroeconomics, poverty reduction, trade, globalization, and much more.


IOP publishes over 60 of the world's most prestigious journals in physics and related sciences, all available online through IOPscience. Subject areas are Applied physics Computer science, Condensed matter and materials science, High energy and nuclear physics, Mathematics, applied mathematics and mathematical physics, Measurement science and sensors, Medical and biological sciences, Optical, atomic and molecular physics, Physics education and Plasma physics. Access URL:

An archive of over one  thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable, offers search term highlighting, includes high-quality images, and is interlinked by millions of citations and references. The archive contains over 800 important scholarly journals in 50 disciplines. Subject Strengths are Economics, History, Political Science, Language & Literature, Art & Art History, Music, Mathematics & Statistics and Education Access URL and


Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Publishers
Universally acknowledged for establishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in the most promising areas of biotechnology, biomedical research/life sciences, clinical medicine and surgery, and law. Liebert Online delivers electronic access to peer-reviewed journals published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Content exceeds 41,000 papers from more than sixty authoritative journals, all full-text searchable and linked to external bibliographic databases. Access URL
Nature Publishing Group (NPG) publishes journals and online databases across the life, physical and applied sciences and, most recently, clinical medicine. Content encompasses daily news from award-winning journalists, expert opinion and practical methodology, and more high impact research and reviews than any science publisher. Over 30 journals are published in association with prestigious academic societies.

New England Journal of Medicine
NEJM. covers the following areas: Allergy/Immunology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Genetics, Geriatrics/Aging, Hematology/Oncology, Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, Primary Care/Hospitalist, Psychiatry, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Rheumatology, Surgery, etc. Access URL


OECD is the world's largest think-tank, renowned for its authoritative, internationally comparable statistics, analysis, and outlooks in Economics, Public Policy, Social Sciences and Environmental issues. Subject Strengths: Economics, Energy, Environment, Social sciences.
Integrated platform including International Energy Agency data, with full-text searching and customizable email alerts.

OSA - Optical Society of America
The Optical Society of America brings together optics and photonics scientists, engineers, educators, technicians and business leaders. Access URL

Oxford Journals (OUP)
Oxford Journals publishes journals from science, technical, professional, medical, humanities, arts and social science disciplines. Subject strength spans Biological Sciences,Medicine, Public Health and Epidemiology, Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, Economics, Business, and Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Computing and Physics. Access URL

OUP E-books Oxford English Dictionary Online
The OED covers words from across the English-speaking world, from North America to South Africa, from Australia and New Zealand to the Caribbean. It also offers the best in etymological analysis and in listing of variant spellings, and it shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet. URL:

Palgrave Macmillan Journals
Palgrave Macmillan offer a combined portfolio of over 70 peer-reviewed e-journals on business and management, economics, education, information systems and technology, political science and international studies, social and cultural studies, urban design and architecture. Access URL

Pediatric Neurology Briefs
PNB is the leading monthly journal review focusing on child neurology. It is intended to provide pediatric neurologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, pediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, educators and other health professionals with a detailed reference guide to the diagnosis, etiology, pathology, treatment and prognosis of nervous diseases of infants, children and adolescents. Content is intended to be accessible to readers in any medical discipline.

Project MUSE
Project MUSE provides online access to almost 500 full-text journals from 140 non-profit publishers in the humanities and social sciences Access URL

Royal College of Physicians
Clinical Medicine journal is read by leading physicians in hospitals across the world. It features articles covering original research, current issues, ethics, law, clinical governance and audit, and also reports on prestigious College lectures and conferences. Access URL

Royal Society Journals Online
Seven leading international journals from the Royal Society,  the UK's national academy of science. Titles cover the whole of the biological and physical sciences, and include Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the longest-running continuously published journal in the world. Access URL

Royal Society of Chemistry: RSC Journals Archive
37 full text journals spanning all branches of chemistry, plus a range of key databases in analytical chemistry, catalysts and catalysed reactions, organic synthesis and natural products plus its online series of specialist periodical reports, and a range of key databases. Access URL

Sage Journals Online
Access via SAGE Journals Online, SAGE's award-winning online journal delivery platform allows you to search 550+ journals in business, humanities, social sciences and science, technology and medicine to retrieve the peer-reviewed articles crucial to your research Over 550 journals in the business, humanities,  social sciences and STM. Access URL

SAGE Knowledge
SAGE Knowledge is the ultimate social sciences digital library for students, researchers, and faculty. Launching with more than 2,500 titles, it includes an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more. It can be accessed at
SAGE Research Methods is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. SAGE Research Methods links over 100,000 pages of SAGE’s renowned book, journal and reference content with advanced search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. Since SAGE Research Methods focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across the social sciences, health sciences, and more. Access it at :

Springer is one of the leading international scientific publishing companies. Springers eJournals cover a wide range of subjects including biomedicine and the life sciences, clinical medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer sciences, human sciences, social sciences and economics. Access URL

Springer Business and Economics ebook collection
The collection covers; accounting, auditing, business taxation, entrepreneurship, finance and banking, management, marketing, media management, operation research and decision theory, organization and planning, personnel management, procurement, production and logistics, technology management, business information systems, economics, agricultural economics, development economics, econometrics, economic growth, economic policy, economic systems, economic theory, environmental economics, European integration, financial economics, game theory and mathematical methods, industrial organization, international economics, labor economics, law and economics, macroeconomics and monetary economics, methodology and the history of economic thought, microeconomics, population economics, public finance and economics, research development and technology policy, regional science, and social policy. Access URL

Symposium Journals
Symposium Journals is a pioneer in the publication of online-only academic journals, i.e. journals that have no printed editions but otherwise have the same aims, traditions, standards, and presentation as conventional journals. Access URL
Tailor & Francis E-books
T&F ebooks cover; Agriculture, Auxiliary Sciences of History, Library Science, Education , Fine Arts , General Works, Geography. Anthropology. Recreation, History: America, Language and Literature, Law, Medicine, Military Science, Music and Books on Music, Naval Science, Philosophy. Psychology. Religion, Political Science, Science, Social Sciences, Technology, World History and History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, etc. Access URL

Taylor & Francis Online Journal
More than 1,300 titles in humanities, social sciences and applied sciences covering Arts & Humanities Anthropology & Archaeology, Behavioral Science, Business, Management & Economics, Chemistry, Criminology & Law, Education, Engineering, Computing & Technology, Environment & Agriculture, Geography, Planning, Urban & Environment, Library & Information Science, Mathematics & Statistics, Media, Cultural & Communication Studies, Physics, Politics, International Relations & Area Studies, Public Health & Social Care, Sociology & Related Disciplines, Sport, Leisure & Tourism, Strategic, Defence & Security Studies. Access

The University of Chicago Press
The University of Chicago Press publishes nearly fifty scholarly journals, many on behalf of some of the world's most prestigious societies, and several that were the first scholarly publications in their respective fields. The journals present original research in the social sciences, humanities, education, and biological and physical sciences. Subject areas are Economics, Education, Humanities, Law, Life and Physical Sciences and Social Sciences. Access URL

Wiley Online Library
Wiley Online Library is a leading international resource for scientific, technical, medical and scholarly content providing access to millions of articles across a wide range of journals. This package provides access to over 800 journals in the Sciences. Technology  and Medicine. The subject strengths are Subject Strengths are Chemistry & Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine & Nursing, Physics and Astronomy, Polymers and Materials Science. Access URL <a " href="">

The World Bank e-library
The World Bank e-Library is an electronic portal to the World Bank's full-text collection of books, reports/working papers, journals and other documents on social and economic development. It is the most comprehensive collections in the area and it brings together, in PDF format, a fully indexed and cross-searchable database of 6,000+ titles, as well as every new title as it becomes available in print. In addition, subscribers have access to information not available in print. eLibrary is fully searchable by subject, region, keyword, title, author, abstract, or year of publication. Access URL