Published on Friday, 08 July 2011 03:55
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Asian Resources for Librarians - provides direct links to various free Asian online databases and fulltext electronic journals. Searchable and browsable. Subjects include library and information science, medical sciences, social sciences, agriculture, education, science and technology.
BioMed Central - All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. Approximately 130 titles are available full text. Subject areas include biology and biomedicine.
D-Lib Magazine - is a solely electronic publication with a primary focus on digital library research and development, including but not limited to new technologies, applications, and contextual social and economic issues.
Digital Book Index - provides links to more than 105,000 title records from more than 1800 commercial and non-commercial publishers, universities, and various private sites. About 66,000 of these books, texts, and documents are available free, while many others are available at very modest cost.
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) - is a database of the University of Lund (Sweden) which provides access to quality controlled scientific Open Access Journals covering several subject areas. Open access journals use a funding model that does not charge the readers. Approximately 1,670 titles are available in full text. Currently 414 journals are searchable at article level. As of today 76,402 articles are included in the DOAJ service.
Electronic Information for Libraries (eIFL) - Led by Open Society Institute/Soros foundcation network. It provides links to different full-text journals in the Internet.
FindArticles - is a vast archive of published articles that you can search for free. Constantly updated, it contains articles dating back to 1998 from more than 300 magazines and journals.
Free Medical Journals - is dedicated to the promotion of free access to medical journals over the Internet. It lists a large number of medical journals that currently provide free full-text access on the WWW.
FreeFulltext.com - provides direct links to over 7000 scholarly periodicals which allow some or all of their online content to be viewed by ANYONE with Internet access for free (though some may require free registration). The issue(s) which are available for free are indicated for each title on the alphabetical periodical lists. Date coverage is from 1997 to 2003. Journals are arranged by title.
Google Scholar - It enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web.
HighWire Press, Internet Imprint of the Standford University Libraries - Over 15 million articles from over 4,500 PubMed journals, including 939,111 free full text articles and from 868 HighWire-hosted journals. Covering several subject areas.
MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences.
OAIster - is a project of the University of Michigan Digital Library Production Service which aims to create a collection of freely available, previously difficult-to-access, academically-oriented digital resources that are easily searchable by anyone. It has 5,740, 091 records from 522 different institutions.
Online Books Page - is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. Listing over 20,000 free books on the Web.
PLoS Biology - is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by the Public Library of Science (PLoS), a non-profit organization committed to making scientific and medical literature a public resource.
PLoS Pathogens - is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal published monthly by the Public Library of Science (PLoS). Subjects include bacteria, fungi, parasites, prions and viruses cause a plethora of diseases that have important medical, agricultural, and economic consequences.
POPLINE®(POPulation information onLINE), the world's largest database on reproductive health, containing citations with abstracts to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished reports in the field of population, family planning, and related health issues. POPLINE contains nearly 360,000 records and has been maintained since 1973 by the INFO Project (formerly Population Information Program). The majority of items are published from 1970 to the present, however, there are selected citations dating back to 1827. The database adds 12,000 records annually and is updated every Monday.
Project Gutenberg - is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books, or eBooks.
PubChem - is a freely accessible database created by NIH in 2004 to provide information about small organic molecules. It is designed for use as a research tool and as a starting point that may lead to the development of new medications. The database connects chemical information with biomedical research and clinical information, organizing facts in numerous databases into a unified whole.
PubMed Central - is a digital archive of life sciences journal literature. PMC currently provides free and unrestricted access to the full text of 104 life sciences journals, with more to come.
Questia - is the first online library that provides access to the world's largest online collection of books and journal articles in the humanities and social sciences, plus magazine and newspaper articles. Includes 2,500 books and 9,000 articles.
Social Science Online Periodicals - file on Internet provides access to the full text articles from over 200 scientific periodicals in the social sciences. It is permanently being updated and includes: a subject table, a title index and a section overview.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN) - consists of two parts: an Abstract Database containing abstracts on over 30,900 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection currently containing over 15,000 downloadable full text documents.
WHO Global Malaria Programme is responsible for malaria policy and strategy formulation, operations support and capacity development, and coordination of WHO's global efforts to fight malaria. The Department establishes and promotes — based on evidence and expert consensus — WHO policies, normative standards and guidelines for malaria prevention and control, including monitoring and evaluation.
WHO Data and Statistics: (1) WHO Statistical Information System (WHOSIS) - National statistics for 70 core indicators on mortality, morbidity, risk factors, service coverage, and health systems. (2) WHO Global InfoBase Online - Data on chronic diseases and their risk factors for all WHO Member States. (3) Global Health Atlas - Standardized data and statistics for infectious diseases at country, regional, and global levels. (4) Regional statistics - Statistical information from WHO Regional Offices.