Open Access Library

Welcome to our Open Access Library, a vast collection of resources that support both student learning and staff research. Open Access Library content is free and open to the general public. The following is a list of on-line books and journals that are available for download or to read on-line:

Health Science E-Resources

1 | Bioline International

Bioline International is a good site for articles on public health and international development.

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2 | BioMed Central

BioMed Central is an STM publisher of 257 peer-reviewed open access journals. The portfolio of journals spans all areas of biology, biomedicine and medicine…All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely accessible online immediately upon publication. BioMed Central levies an article-processing charge to cover the cost of the publication process. Authors publishing with BioMed Central retain the copyright to their work, licensing it under the Creative Commons Attribution License which allows articles to be re-used and re-distributed without restriction, as long as the original work is correctly cited. BioMed Central is owned by Springer Science+ Business Media, and also hosts the SpringerOpen platform.

Resource ID #587550fdb8d9b Open Access

3 | BookCentre.Net contains links to thousands of  online books. Which Include core

Resource ID #60a7ae4a18a95 E-Books

4 | DOAJ Sciences

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5 | E-Book Library

PDF Drive is your search engine for PDF files. As of today we have 78,250,984 eBooks for you to download for free. No annoying ads, no download limits, enjoy it and don’t forget to bookmark and share the love!

Resource ID #5875d5cff1b3e E-Books

6 | Hinari – Access to Research for Health (Username :UGA217 Password:38201)

Hinari Access to Research for Health Programme was set up by the World Health Organization and major publishers to enable developing countries to access collections of biomedical and health literature.

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7 | Libgen E-Library

Library Genesis is a file-sharing based shadow library website for scholarly journal articles, academic and general-interest books, images, comics, audiobooks, and magazines. The site enables free access to content.

Resource ID #641d95cf31cc0 E-Books

8 | Ministry of Health E-Library

The Knowledge Management Portal is an online resource that integrates health and health related information resources from the Ministry of Health and beyond, to provide a single point of access to valuable information that facilitates evidence based decision making. It is a pool of  knowledge resource that is used by researchers, managers, planners and anybody whose aim is to accumulate more knowledge and use it to create a gratifying healthy environment.

Resource ID #58766d3b8176c E-Books

9 | Nursing Videos

Here are a collection of nursing “how to” and educational videos on nursing skills, NCLEX, HESI, nursing school tips, and so much more. If you are a nursing student, new nurse graduate, or a seasoned nursing needing to brush up on your skills, these video can help you.

This resource provides step-by-step instructions on how to perform many basic nursing skills and gives insight, tips, and tricks. In addition, the presenter gives nursing students new nurse tips on how to excel in the profession. The Presenter is the author of the books “How to Pass Nursing School” and “Nursing Resume: A Job Guide for Nurses“.

Resource ID #6086c06f84b8c Nursing Videos

10 | Open Knowledge Repository

The World Bank is the largest single source of development knowledge. The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products.

Since its launch in 2012, millions of publications have been downloaded from the OKR, and nearly half of its users are in developing countries. The OKR was named one of ALA RUSA’s “Best Free Reference Web Sites of 2013” The World Bank also received the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resource Coalition (SPARC) “Open Access Innovator” award in 2012 for the OKR.


The OKR contains thousands of research works including:

  • World Bank Group Annual Reports and Independent Evaluation Studies
  • Books published by the World Bank Group including flagship publications, academic books and practitioner volumes;
  • All World Development Reports (WDRs) plus recent WDR background papers;
  • Journal articles published in World Bank Economic Review (WBER) and World Bank Research Observer (WBRO), two journals published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the World Bank;
  • Accepted manuscripts of Bank-authored journal articles from selected external publishers (after an embargo period if applicable);
  • Metadata and links to Bank-authored external journal articles;
  • Serial publications (typically data-intensive outlook reports);
  • Policy Research Working Papers (PRWP)—a series of papers that disseminate findings of work in progress in order to encourage the exchange of ideas about development issues;
  • Selected other papers of high research quality;
  • Economic and Sector Work (ESW) studies—a series of analytical reports prepared by Bank staff. ESWs gather and evaluate information about a country’s economy and/or a specific sector;
  • Knowledge Notes, providing short briefs that capture lessons of experience from Bank operations and research;
  • The latest Country Opinion Surveys done in client countries for feedback on World Bank Group activities.
  • Selected translated titles.

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11 | PubMed

PubMed® comprises more than 32 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

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12 | Research for Life (Username :UGA217 Password:38201)

You will access publications from AGORA (Enabling the developing world to access agriculture research)ARDI (Research for Innovation)GOALI (Enabling the developing world to access legal research)HINARI (Enabling the developing world to access health research, and OARE (Enabling the developing world to access environment research )

Research4life access : Please Contact the Librarian for Login Details

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13 | SAGE Open Medical Case Reports

Resource ID #6086c4508c5c7 Open Access

14 | Stanford University – Centre for International Development

Stanford University’s Centre for International Development is a good resource for development and health working papers from 1997 – 2011.

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15 | The University of Sussex – International Development Studies

An excellent resource for all aspects of international development and public health (not all are free to download, but many are).

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General E-Books

1 | Bloomsbury Open Access Ebooks

Hundreds of Open Access Ebooks covering a variety of subject areas.

Resource ID #634ea2725adc7 General E-books

2 | De Gruyter

Leading publisher of open access scientific content with nearly 400 scholarly journals across all major disciplines. Discover our open access portfolio. De Gruyter is home to around 100 fully open access journals across STEM and HSS disciplines.

Resource ID #634ea7c6441ae General E-books

3 | International Journal of Business Research Management (IJBRM)

IJSRM is a online open access journal that publishes articles in the field of Computer Science, Engineering, medical science, social science, economics, clinical research, mathematics, education, bio science, science, Management & Arts . It is an international journal to encourage research publication to research scholars, academicians, professionals and students engaged in their respective field. The journal also provides an international forum to disseminate their knowledge.

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4 | African Journals OnLine (AJOL)

African Journals OnLine (AJOL) is the world’s largest and preeminent platform of African-published scholarly journals. AJOL is a Non-Profit Organisation that (since 1998) works to increase global & continental online access, awareness, quality & use of African-published, peer-reviewed research. Millions of monthly downloads by site users from nearly every country in the world are an indication of the need and widespread use of the AJOL initiative. More than half of the repeat users are from Africa.

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5 | African Studies

Hosted by Columbia University Libraries is a collection of internet resources on Africa; the site also hosts a comprehensive portal for United Nations Agencies on Africa, a useful collection of official documentation on institutional development.

Resource ID #58766d3b8176c General E-books

6 | BASE – Bielefeld Academic Search Engine

The Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE) is operated by the Bielefeld University Library in Germany, and it offers more than 240 million documents from more than 8,000 sources. Sixty percent of its content is OA, and you can filter your search accordingly.

BASE has rigorous inclusion requirements for content providers regarding quality and relevance, and they maintain a list of content providers for the sake of transparency, which can be easily found on their website. BASE has a fairly elegant interface. Search results can be organized by author, title, or date.

From the search results, items can be selected and exported, added to favorites, emailed, and searched in Google Scholar. There are basic and advanced search features, with the advanced search offering numerous options for refining search criteria. There is also a feature on the website that saves recent searches without additional steps from the user.

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7 | CORE

CORE is a multidisciplinary aggregator of OA research. CORE has the largest collection of OA articles available. It allows users to search more than 219 million OA articles. While most of these link to the full-text article on the original publisher’s site, or to a PDF available for download, five million records are hosted directly on CORE.

Resource ID #634543eeb707c General E-books

8 | Digital Library Of The Commons Repository

The Digital Library of the Commons (DLC) is a gateway to the international literature on the commons. The DLC provides free and open access to full-text articles, papers, and dissertations. This site contains an author-submission portal; an Image Database; the Comprehensive Bibliography of the Commons; a Keyword Thesaurus, and links to relevant reference sources on the study of the commons.

Resource ID #63454a731a377 General E-books

9 | Directory of Open Access Books

DOAB is a community-driven discovery service that indexes and provides access to scholarly, peer-reviewed open access books and helps users to find trusted open access book publishers. All DOAB services are free of charge and all data is freely available.

Resource ID #63454e4417377 General E-books

10 | DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals

DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

Resource ID #63453e340b0b5 General E-books

11 | EThOS

Run by the British Library, the E-Theses Online Service (EThOS) allows you to search over 500,000 doctoral theses in a variety of disciplines. All of the doctoral theses available on EThOS have been awarded by higher education institutions in the United Kingdom.

Although some full texts are behind paywalls, you can limit your search to items available for immediate download, either directly through EThOS or through an institution’s website. More than half of the records in the database provide access to full-text theses.

EThOS notes that they do not hold all records for all institutions, but they strive to index as many doctoral theses as possible, and the database is constantly expanding, with approximately 3,000 new records added and 2,000 new full-text theses available every month. The availability of full-text theses is dependent on multiple factors, including their availability in the institutional repository and the level of repository development.

Collection: 500,000+

Other Services: None

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12 | Library Genesis (Libgen)

Library Genesis (Libgen) is a file-sharing based library website for scholarly journal articles, academic and general-interest books, images, comics, and magazines. Libgen describes itself as a “links aggregator” providing a searchable database of items “collected from publicly available public Internet resources” as well as uploaded “from users”

Resource ID #5f96a17909d24 General E-books

13 | Open Access Theses and Dissertations aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes 6,341,391 theses and dissertations.

Resource ID #634ea023d865b General E-books

14 | OpenDOAR

OpenDOAR is the quality-assured, global Directory of Open Access Repositories. You can search and browse through thousands of registered repositories based on a range of features, such as location, software or type of material held. Try it out for yourself:

Resource ID #6345497b92833 General E-books

15 | Paperity

Paperity boasts its status as the “first multidisciplinary aggregator of OA journals and papers.” Their focus is on helping you avoid paywalls while connecting you to authoritative research. In addition to providing readers with easy access to thousands of journals, Paperity seeks to help authors reach their audiences and help journals increase their exposure to boost readership.

Paperity has journal articles for every discipline, and the database offers more than a dozen advanced search options, including the length of the paper and the number of authors. There is even an option to include, exclude, or exclusively search gray papers.

Paperity is available for mobile, with both a mobile site and the Paperity Reader, an app that is available for both Android and Apple users. The database is also available on social media. You can interact with Paperity via Twitter and Facebook, and links to their social media are available on their homepage, including their Twitter feed.

Collection: 8,837,396

Other Services: None

Good Source of Peer-Reviewed Articles: Yes

Resource ID #63454acb0490e General E-books

16 | PDF e-Book Drive

PDF Drive is your search engine for PDF files. As of today,  PDF Drive has 86,082,494 eBooks for you to download for free. No annoying ads, no download limits, enjoy it and don’t forget to bookmark and share the love!

Resource ID #5f96a221608cb General E-books

17 | Project Gutenberg

Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for you to enjoy.

Resource ID #634ea5497a706 General E-books

18 | ScienceGate

The ScienceGate goal is to support all scientific and educational communities to facilitate achieving their goals through the best path. The ScienceGate team tries to make this possible by providing and developing several unique services gathered in a web platform.

Resource ID #634ecb3771cb0 General E-books

19 | ScienceOpen

Functioning as a research and publishing network, ScienceOpen offers OA to more than 74 million articles in all areas of science. Although you do need to register to view the full text of articles, registration is free. The advanced search function is highly detailed, allowing you to find exactly the research you’re looking for.

The Berlin- and Boston-based company was founded in 2013 to “facilitate open and public communications between academics and to allow ideas to be judged on their merit, regardless of where they come from.” Search results can be exported for easy integration with reference management systems.

You can also bookmark articles for later research. There are extensive networking options, including your Science Open profile, a forum for interacting with other researchers, the ability to track your usage and citations, and an interactive bibliography. Users have the ability to review articles and provide their knowledge and insight within the community.

Collection: 74,560,631

Other Services: None

Good Source of Peer-Reviewed Articles: Yes

Advanced Search Options: Content type, source, author, journal, discipline

Resource ID #6345478b56373 General E-books

20 | The University of Sussex – International Development Studies

An excellent resource for all aspects of international development and public health (not all are free to download, but many are).

Resource ID #58766cdeb1811 General E-books

21 | United Nations Digital Library

The platform provides access to UN-produced materials in digital format free of charge. At the same time it is a major service for the long-term preservation of the Organization’s collective memory incorporating the latest relevant international standards. It is built on open source technology developed by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).

Resource ID #634ec89785422 General E-books

22 | Zenodo

Zenodo, powered by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), was launched in 2013. Taking its name from Zenodotus, the first librarian of the ancient library of Alexandria, Zenodo is a tool “built and developed by researchers, to ensure that everyone can join in open science.” Zenodo accepts all research from every discipline in any file format.

However, Zenodo also curates uploads and promotes peer-reviewed material that is available through OA. A DOI is assigned to everything that is uploaded to Zenodo, making research easily findable and citable. You can sort by keyword, title, journal, and more and download OA documents directly from the site.

While there are closed access and restricted access items in the database, the vast majority of research is OA material. Search results can be filtered by access type, making it easy to view the free articles available in the database.

Collection: 2,220,000+

Resource ID #63454d8da9c6b General E-books

ICT Electronic Materials

1 | Journal of Software Engineering and Applications

The International Journal of Software Engineering & Applications (IJSEA) is a bi-monthly open access peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles which contribute new results in all areas of the Software Engineering & Applications.

Resource ID #634eb1796eeaf ICT E-Library

2 | arXiv

arXiv is a free distribution service and an open-access archive for 2,140,360 scholarly articles in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science, and economics. Materials on this site are not peer-reviewed by arXiv.

Resource ID #634547f916e78 ICT E-Library

3 | Computer Science

The Computer Science Journal (ISSN: 1508-2806; e-ISSN: 2300-7036) is a quarterly published by the AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow Poland since 1999.

We publish original papers concerning theoretical and applied computer science problems. Main areas of interest of the journal are: theoretical aspects of computer science, soft computing, HPC, cloud and distributed processing and simulation, multimedia systems and computer graphics, natural language processing.

Resource ID #634eb872735b9 ICT E-Library

4 | IEEE Access (ISSN 2169-3536)

IEEE Access is an award-winning, multidisciplinary, all-electronic archival journal, continuously presenting the results of original research or development across all of IEEE’s fields of interest. Supported by author publication fees, its hallmarks are a rapid peer review and publication process with open access to all readers.

Resource ID #634eb9c21cc9f ICT E-Library

5 | Information Research

Information Research, is an open access, international, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal, dedicated to making accessible the results of research across a wide range of information-related disciplines. It is published by the University of Borås, Sweden, with the financial support of an NOP-HS Grant and a Swedish Research Council Journal scientific journal grant. It is edited by Professor T.D. Wilson, and is hosted by the University of Borås, Sweden.

Resource ID #634eaf8845823 ICT E-Library

6 | IntechOpen

Hundreds of free Open Access Books in the fields of Science, Technology and Medicine containing thousands of research articles and academic papers

Resource ID #634eb3aa413d0 ICT E-Library

7 | International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems

The International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems (IJPEDS), p-ISSN: 2088-8694, e-ISSN 2722-256X, is the official publication of the Institute of Advanced Engineering and Science (IAES). This is a SCOPUS indexed journal, SJR Q3 on Electrical and Electronics Engineering, CiteScore: 3.3, SJR: 0.346, and SNIP: 0.638. The scope of the journal includes all issues in the field of power electronics and drive systems. Included are techniques for advanced power semiconductor devices; control in power electronics; low and high power converters (inverters, converters, controlled and uncontrolled rectifiers); control algorithms and techniques applied to power electronics; electromagnetic and thermal performance of electronic power converters and inverters; power quality and utility applications; renewable energy; electric machines; modelling, simulation, analysis, design and implementations of the application of power circuit components (power semiconductors, inductors, high frequency transformers, capacitors), EMI/EMC considerations; power devices and components; integrated and packaged; induction motor drives; synchronous motor drives; synchronous motor drives; permanent magnet motor drives; ASDs (adjustable speed drives); multi-phase machines and converters; applications in motor drives; electric vehicles; wind energy systems; solar; battery chargers; UPS; and other applications.

Resource ID #634eb6c8a1dd1 ICT E-Library

8 | International Journal of Sensor Networks (ISSN 1748-1287)

IJSNet proposes and fosters discussion on and dissemination of issues related to research and applications of distributed and wireless/wired sensor and actuator networks. Sensor networks is an interdisciplinary field including many fields such as wireless networks and communications, protocols, distributed algorithms, signal processing, embedded systems, and information management.

Resource ID #634ebb18865b2 ICT E-Library

9 | Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (ISSN 1076 – 9757)

JAIR, established in 1993, was one of the first open-access scientific journals on the Web, and has been a leading publication venue since its inception.

Resource ID #634eba59ed179 ICT E-Library

10 | Journal of Machine Learning Research (ISSN 1533-7928)

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11 | Logical Methods In Computer Science (ISSN 1860-5974)

Logical Methods in Computer Science is a fully refereed, open access, free, electronic journal. It welcomes papers on theoretical and practical areas in computer science involving logical methods, taken in a broad sense. Full-text access to all papers is freely available. No registration or subscription is required, and a free email notification service is available.

Resource ID #634ebac75fe42 ICT E-Library

12 | London School of Economics – Centre for International Development

The Centre for International Development at the London School of Economics hosts an excellent selection of working papers on development.

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13 | MDPI – Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute

MDPI is a publisher of open access scientific journals. Founded by Shu-Kun Lin as a chemical sample archive, it now publishes over 390 peer-reviewed, open access journals. MDPI is the largest open access publisher in the world and the fifth largest publisher overall in terms of journal paper output

Resource ID #634eb560a8ddf ICT E-Library

14 | MIT Press Direct

Growing OA collection. Use limiter on left side to find Open Access Titles. Thanks to the support of libraries participating in Direct to Open (D2O), the MIT Press will publish its full list of 2022 scholarly monographs and edited collections open access.

Resource ID #634ea3eb864c1 ICT E-Library

15 | Modern Education and Computer Science Press(MECS Press)

Modern Education and Computer Science Press(MECS Press) is an independent publisher of peer-reviewed journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines. MECS Press was founded in 2009, and now it currently employs more than 30 employees and publishes 10 open access, peer-reviewed journals.

MECS journals maintain the highest standards of peer review, with more than 150 internationally-recognized Editors serving on the Editorial Boards of MECS journals. Many of the journals that MECS publishes were included in the leading abstracting and indexing databases.

The goal of MECS Press and chief purpose is to transmit information to the global community to further, through publications, the objective of advancing knowledge, education, learning and research. In order to realize the aim, we not only collect and process valuable scientific technological information, but develop and establish the means of its transmission,communication and preservation. We look forward to expanding the offerings of MECS Press as the need for credible sources of information grows in our increasingly scientific and technological world.

Resource ID #634eb63da581f ICT E-Library

16 | Open content on JSTOR and Artstor

Thousands of Open Access ebooks are available from top scholarly publishers, including Brill, Cornell University Press, De Gruyter, and University of California Press.

Resource ID #63454132a1296 ICT E-Library

17 | Open Textbook Library

Collection of open access textbooks which can be freely used, adapted, and distributed.

Resource ID #634eb0f568eb9 ICT E-Library

18 | PeerJ Computer Science ( ISSN 2376-5992 )

PeerJ Computer Science is the open access journal covering all subject areas in computer science, with the backing of a prestigious advisory board and more than 300 academic editors.

Resource ID #634eba02d3c15 ICT E-Library

19 | Public Library of Science – PLOS

Public Library of Science (PLOS) is a big player in the world of OA science. Publishing 12 OA journals, the nonprofit organization is committed to facilitating openness in academic research. According to the site, “all PLOS content is at the highest possible level of OA, meaning that scientific articles are immediately and freely available to anyone, anywhere.”

PLOS outlines four fundamental goals that guide the organization: break boundaries, empower researchers, redefine quality, and open science. All PLOS journals are peer-reviewed, and all 12 journals uphold rigorous ethical standards for research, publication, and scientific reporting.

PLOS does not offer advanced search options. Content is organized by topic into research communities that users can browse through, in addition to options to search for both articles and journals. The PLOS website also has resources for peer reviewers, including guidance on becoming a reviewer and on how to best participate in the peer review process.

Resource ID #634548e62f818 ICT E-Library

20 | SCIRP: Open Science Journal

Royal Society Open Science is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal published by the Royal Society since September 2014. Its launch was announced in February 2014. It covers all scientific fields and publishes all articles which are scientifically sound, leaving any judgement of impact to the reader

Resource ID #634540ab4d94b ICT E-Library

21 | The Computer Science Journal (ISSN 2300-7036)

The Computer Science Journal is published by the AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow Poland. The Editors of the Journal are members of the Faculty of Computer Science, Electronics and Telecommunications and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Automatics, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering. The Editorial Board consists of many renowned computer science researchers from all over the world.

Resource ID #634ebb86b8f07 ICT E-Library

22 | The International Journal of Universal Computer Science (J.UCS)

The International Journal of Universal Computer Science (J.UCS) is a high-quality periodical which deals with all research areas of computer science and has been appearing in digital and printed form since 1995. With its free-of-charge policy for both authors and readers, and an acceptance rate below 20% its volumes have been documenting, connecting and reflecting novel aspects of computer science over decades until today. J.UCS’ peer-reviewed monthly Regular Issues and Special Issues on selected topics organized by guest editors thus continuously serve as one of the major knowledge bases for the international research community in computer science.

Resource ID #634ebc1ddc59d ICT E-Library

23 | The Internet Archive

The Internet Archive offers over 20,000,000 freely downloadable books and texts. There is also a collection of 2.3 million modern eBooks that may be borrowed by anyone with a free account.

Resource ID #634ea0e0bdf78 ICT E-Library

24 | The Journal of Object Technology (ISSN 1660-1769)

JOT, the Journal of Object Technology, is a peer-reviewed, free and open-access journal dedicated to the timely publication of previously unpublished research articles, surveys, tutorials, and technical notes on all aspects of software and language engineering, with a particular but not exclusive focus on object technology.

Resource ID #634ebbb0074b5 ICT E-Library

25 | Theory of Computing (ISSN 1557-2862)

“Theory of Computing” (ToC) is an online journal dedicated to the widest dissemination, free of charge, of research papers in theoretical computer science.

Resource ID #634ebb5a11aaa ICT E-Library

Business Studies Electronic Resources

1 | Journal of Managing and Marketing Research – AABRI

AABRI currently publishes 10 peer-reviewed academic journals and hosts academic conferences to support the research and publication needs of college and university faculty. AABRI journals accept submissions in education, ethics, technology, instructional pedagogies, legal issues, economics and all business fields. Click on the Journals link in the menu on the left to see which of our journals serves your publication needs.

Resource ID #634eac8dc1fc6 Business Studies

2 | World Bank Enterprise Surveys (WBES)

Provides the world’s most comprehensive firm-level data in emerging markets and developing economies for over 120,000 firms in 125 countries and expanding. Data are used to create indicators that benchmark the quality of the business and investment climate across countries. Data includes surveys on topics such as finance, infrastructure, sales, competition, crime, business-government relations, labor, and performance. Researchers have full access to survey data.

Resource ID #634e9e08043eb Business Studies

3 | Bioline International

Bioline International is a good site for articles on public health and international development.

Resource ID #58766e3dd60a0 Business Studies

4 | EconBiz

EconBiz is a great resource for economic and business studies. A service of the Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, it offers access to full texts online, with the option of searching for OA material only. Their literature search is performed across multiple international databases.

EconBiz has an incredibly useful research skills section, with resources such as Guided Walk, a service to help students and researchers navigate searches, evaluate sources, and correctly cite references; the Research Guide EconDesk, a help desk to answer specific questions and provide advice to aid in literature searches; and the Academic Career Kit for what they refer to as Early Career Researchers.

Other helpful resources include personal literature lists, a calendar of events for relevant calls for papers, conferences, and workshops, and an economics terminology thesaurus to help in finding keywords for searches. To stay up-to-date with EconBiz, you can sign up for their newsletter.

Resource ID #63454b810b07f Business Studies

5 | Eserver

Hosted by Iowa State University and contains over 35,000 resources in the humanities.

Resource ID #5875eb06e0b32 Business Studies

6 | IDF e-library

The IDF e-library showcases the variety of resources that IDF has available for health professionals, researchers, policy makers, advocates and people living with or affected by diabetes. All publications are available for download and a selection of resources can be purchased.

Resource ID #5f96a3e1312cc Business Studies

7 | IMF eLibrary

The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) eLibrary simplifies analysis and research with direct access to the IMF’s periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools. Users will find information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and so much more.

Resource ID #58760af2d1fd5 Business Studies

8 | International Business Research (ISSN: 1913-9004; E-ISSN 1913-9012)

International Business Research (ISSN: 1913-9004;  E-ISSN 1913-9012) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by the Canadian Center of Science and Education. This journal is published monthly in both print and online versions to keep readers up-to-date with the latest developments. The scopes of the journal include, but are not limited to, the following topics: business, marketing, management, finance, economics, accounting. It provides an academic platform for professionals and researchers to contribute innovative work in the field.

Resource ID #634eaaf5218cd Business Studies

9 | International Financial Statistics Online

Data covering more than 200 countries and country groupings. Topics include: balance of payments, interest rates, national accounts, prices, production, trade, and population. Updated monthly.

Resource ID #634e9d6399275 Business Studies

10 | International Journal of Financial Research

International Journal of Financial Research (ISSN: 1923-4023; E-ISSN: 1923-4031) is an open-access and peer-reviewed journal published by Sciedu Press in Canada. This journal is published quarterly (January, April, July and October) in both print and online versions. All publications are open access in full text and free to download.

This journal publishes original and leading research across all the major fields of accounting, finance and economics, ranging from institutional & corporate finance, accounting, insurance & risk management, monetary banking, stock exchange, to business economics, development economics, capital markets and more.

Resource ID #634eab2f0e32e Business Studies

11 | International Journal of Marketing Studies (IJMS)

International Journal of Marketing Studies (IJMS) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal for marketing academics and practitioners. Published by the Canadian Center of Science and Education, IJMS aims to provide an avenue for high-quality research in various aspects of marketing management and strategy, such as marketing research, market segmentation, positioning, pricing, relationship marketing, business marketing, social marketing, internet marketing, advertising, branding, customer service, customer behavior analysis.

Resource ID #634eab7b434fa Business Studies

12 | Journal of Management and Strategy

Journal of Management and Strategy publishes peer-reviewed articles on the key aspect of management and strategy. It aims to provide academic theory and management practice to researchers and managers in corporate strategy, leadership, management, organization theory, operations management, supply chain management, strategic marketing, and other areas related with management and strategy. 

The journal is published semiannually (May & November) in both online and printed versions. All publications are open access in full text and free to download.

Resource ID #634eabbb1cd9d Business Studies

13 | Journal of Management Research

Journal of Management Research (JMR)  is an online scholarly journal, peer-reviewed, published by Macrothink Institute. The journal publishes research paper covers these subjects: Business, Management, Marketing, Finance, organizational development, corporation administration, human resource management and relevant subjects.

Resource ID #634eac071e939 Business Studies

14 | SpringerOpen

SpringerOpen scientific publishers offer a selection of good resources in health economics.

Resource ID #587739a5a49a6 Business Studies

15 | Stanford University – Centre for International Development

Stanford University’s Centre for International Development is a good resource for development and health working papers from 1997 – 2011.

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16 | The Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics (EJPE)

The Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics (EJPE) is a peer-reviewed bi-annual academic journal supported by the Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics at the Erasmus School of Philosophy of Erasmus University Rotterdam. The EJPE publishes research on the methodology, history, ethics, and interdisciplinary relations of economics, and welcomes contributions from all scholars with an interest in any of its research domains. The EJPE is an open-access journal: all content is permanently available online without subscription or payment.

Resource ID #634eaa7784538 Business Studies

17 | The WWW Virtual Library

From the University of New South Wales in Australia. A portal to a vast amount of resources on public health in Africa. A good site for specific resources on communicable diseases, human resources for health, health services management, emergency health management, business, economics, and international affairs. The site also covers law, religion, engineering, social sciences, business, politics, economics, development studies, and sustainable development.

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18 | World Bank Open Data

The World Bank now makes all of its data (including all 7000 World Development Indicators for over 200 countries) available free of charge, a move that may well effect a decisive cultural shift in favor of open data among international organizations generally.

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19 | World DataBank

Available from the World Bank, DataBank is an analysis and visualization tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics. Includes World Development Indicators & Global Development Finance, Education Statistics, Gender Statistics, Doing Business, and more.

Resource ID #634e9e50eafd8 Business Studies