Open Access Repositories
Eprints in physics, maths, non-linear science, computer science and quantitative biology. From Cornell University and the US National Science Foundation.
Over 200 open access journals in Biology and Medicine. UK HE researchers and NHS England staff can publish without charge in these journals.
Scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science.
Cognitive sciences print archive. Open access electronic archive from Southampton University. Papers in Psychology, Neuroscience, Linguistics, Computer Science, Philosophy and Biology.
Directory of Open Access Journals
Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. Hosted by Lund University, Sweden.
Educational research policy and practice.
Educational Evidence Portal
Online source for educational professionals. Developed by a consortium including Dept. for Children, Schools and Families, NFER and the TDA for Schools and others. Research and evidence is freely available from multiple organisations.
Continually updated, searchable, peer-reviewed medical journals, textbooks and full text articles database for all clinical fields.
Encyclopedia of Life
Online collaborative encyclopedia documenting all known species from scientists in research institutes and museums around the world.
European Research Papers Archive
Access to papers from a number of research centres in Europe working on European integration and related issues.
Energy Citations Database
2.4 million science research citations and over 267,000 documents from 1943 onwards, made available by the US department of Energy.
Energy Technology Data Exchange World Energy Base
More than 402,000 full text documents on energy R&D, policy and planning, basic sciences, materials research, environmental factors including climate change, renewable energy technologies etc.
Global Diversity Information Facility
Free and open access to biodiversity data. Hosted by the University of Copenhagen.
Higher Education Empirical Research Database
Summaries of evidence-based published research on a range of topics related to higher education.
World's largest archive of free full text science articles.
Free access digital library of internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form.
International Relations and Security Network. Open access information service for international relations and security professionals. Works with leading think-tanks, universities, NGOs and international organisations. Based at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.
Online publication forum for non-profit research.
Free online service from Jisc providing access to teaching and learning resources for staff in UK FE and HE institutions.
MPRA: Munich Personal RePEC Archive
A repository of working papers and books on economics. A RePEC service hosted by Munich University library.
Virtual research environment for social sharing of scientific workflows.
Multidisciplinary database of digital documents, including preprints, held in 300 institutions. Hosted by the University of Michigan.
Open Research Online
Repository of the Open University's research publications and other research outputs.
Directory of open access repositories. Searchable listing of 1000 repositories worldwide.
Physics documents worldwide. Hosted by Carl von Ossietsky University, Germany.
An American volunteers project giving access to 30,000 free copyright-expired e-books.
Public Library of Science
Non-profit organisation of scientists and physicians committed to making world science and medical literature a public resource.
Free archive of full text biomedical and lie sciences journals frm th US National Institutes of Health.
Research Papers in Economics
A freely available decentralised database of working papers, journal articles and software components, formed by the collaboration of hundreds of volunteers in 73 countries.
Search Medica - The Medical search engine
A search engine for health professionals. You can search the web, NHS sites or a list of 1200 medical sites chosen by GPs for their relevance, authority and reliability. Includes medical organisations, their abbreviations and acronyms and medical journals. Contains a vocabulary of 1500 terms commonly searched for by GPs. Search results are split into categories including symptoms, diseases, medicines, evidence, guidelines etc.
Click the "Get help" button for help with searching.
Open access repositories of 32 research-led institutions plus the British Library. Funded by JISC and others and hosted by the University of Nottingham.
Teaching and Learning Research Programme
From the Institute of Education, University of London. Supporting and developing UK Educational Research.
University of California eScholarship Repository
Over 6,000 scholarly papers. Also has an alerting service.
Virtual Technical Reports Center
Eprints, preprints and technical reports from institutions worldwide. Hosted by the University of Maryland.