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Open Acces Databases/Journals
BASE Research BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine) is an online search tool for open access resources and documents. Hosted at the Bielefeld University Library in Germany, BASE harvests its data from open access scholarly repositories.
BioMed Central Open access to peer-reviewed biomedical research.
Digital Commons Network free, open access, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide.
Digital Public Library of America Open Access database of over 11,000,000 articles and books.
Directory of Open Access Journals Open Access peer reviewed journals.
OASIS Search Open Access OER Textbooks, course materials, video and audiobooks
Open Access Library Free Open Access to over 2,000,000 Academic Articles
Open Dissertations American Doctoral Dissertations™ has been expanded to offer greater coverage of 20th Century research as well as access to full text. The enhanced database includes more than 153,000 theses and dissertations in total, including 70,000 new citations for theses and dissertations from 1902 to the present.
OpenDOAR Directory of Open Access Repositories
Open Science Directory About 13000 scientific journals are available.
Paperity Almost 5 million open access international scholarly papers
PubMed Central Open Access: PubMed Central provides National Institutes of Health (NIH) articles about biomedical and life sciences.
Science.gov Open Access to government scientific research and more.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN) Open Access world wide collaborative of over 301,700 authors and more than 2.2 million users that is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research.
Budapest Open Access Initiative
Open Access (OA) scholarship is research that can be read online for free without copyright restrictions. Reaching the broadest readership without preventing those who cannot afford the high cost of journal publication, is the OA Goal.
OER: Open Access Textbooks
HathiTrust Provides preservation and access services for public domain and in-copyright content from a variety of sources. Microsoft, and in-house partner institution initiatives. Open Access
OER: OpenStax Open Access Textbooks from Rice University,
Open Access Audio and Video
Hippocampus Videos Open Access: Hundreds of secondary and post secondary instructional videos organized by subject.
LibriVox Hundreds of free open access audio books.
OpenCulture 700 free open access audio books.
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