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This Directory is based on one prepared by Athabasca University.


African Journals Online Some Full TextOpen Access

Use this database to search scholarly journals published within Africa and covering a variety of academic disciplines.

AgEcon Open Access

AgEcon Search is a free, open access repository of full-text scholarly literature in agricultural and applied economics.

American Museum of Natural History Scientific Publications Some Full TextOpen Access

Access a searchable database of digitized AMNH scientific publications: American Museum Novitates, Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History and Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History.

Archive of European Integration Some Full TextOpen Access

Supported by the University Library System, University of Pittsburg, this electronic repository and archive provides access to research materials on the topic of European integration and unification. Coverage includes independently-produced research materials and official European Community/European Union documents. e-Print archive Some Full TextOpen Access

arXiv is an e-print database that provides access to materials in physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science and quantitative biology.

AU Press ebookSome Full TextOpen Access

AU Press is the centre of scholarly publishing expertise for Athabasca University, Canada's Open University. It is the first scholarly press to be established by a Canadian university in the twenty-first century. We are dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge and research through open access digital journals and monographs, as well as through new electronic media.

Our geographical focus is on Canada, the North American West, and the Circumpolar North. One of our mandates is to publish innovative and experimental works (in both fiction and non-fiction) that challenge established canons, subjects, and formats. We cultivate the areas of open-, distance-, and e-learning. We promote neglected forms such as diary, memoir, and oral history.

Australian Digital Theses Program Some Full TextOpen Access

This site contains digital versions of theses written by postgraduate students in Australia.

AWOL – The Ancient World Online Open Access

A long list of open access journals in ancient studies.



BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine) Some Full TextOpen Access

BASE is one of the world's most voluminous search engines especially for academic open access web resources. BASE is operated by Bielefeld University Library.

BC Historical Newspapers Some Full TextOpen Access

The BC Historical Newspapers project features digitized versions of historical papers from around the province. The titles, which range from the Abbotsford Post to Westward Ho!, date from 1865 to 1994.

Bentham Open Some Full TextOpen Access

This is a database of open access journals. The journal articles are freely accessible online and include both the sciences and the humanities

bepress Legal Repository Some Full TextOpen Access

bepress is a searchable, browseable repository of law-related working papers from law schools and associations.

Note: Some of the peer-reviewed journals require guest registration for viewing full text

BioMed Central Some Full TextOpen Access

BioMed Central is an independent publishing house committed to providing immediate free access to peer-reviewed biomedical research. Provides access to over 300 open access journals. It is possible to use BioMed to search for journals in PubMed.

bioRxiv Open Access

A free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences.