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S/N Database Disciplines Description/Specialization Username/Password
1 AGRIS: Agricultural database Agriculture Covers agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, aquatic sciences and fisheries, human nutrition, extension literature from over 100 participating countries. Material includes unique grey literature such as unpublished scientific and technical reports, theses, conference papers, government publications, and more Open Access
2 Analytical sciences digital library Analytical Chemistry Journal Articles on analytical chemistry Open source
3 Archaeology, Art history Journal Articles Arachne Acheology, Art History Open Access
4 arXiv Achaeology, Art History Repository of electronic pre-prints of papers in the fields of mathematics, physics, astronomy, computer science, quantitative biology, statistics, and quantitative finance Open Access
5 Astrophysics Data System Astrophysics, Geophysics, Physics Journal article Open Access
6 AULIMP: Air University Library's Index to Military Periodicals Military Science Journal article Open Access
7 BASE: Bielefeld Academic Search Engine Multidisciplinary Journal article Open Access
8 BIO-ONE Biology, Bioinformatics Biological science and related disciplines Open source
9 BIO Med Central Biomedical Research Contained peer-reviewed journals focusing on biomedical research Open Access
10 CHBD: Circumpolar Health Bibliographic Database Medicine Medicine Open Access
11 ChemXSeer Chemistry Journal article Open Access
12 Citebase Search Mathematics, Computer science, Physics Semi-autonomous citation index of free online research Open Access
13 CiteSeerX Computer science, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer science, Statistics, Mathematics, Open Access
14 DOAJ Multidisciplinary Multidisciplinary Open Access
15 EconBiz Economics EconBiz supports research in and teaching of economics with a central entry Cpoint for all kinds of subject-specific information and direct access to full texts Open Access
16 E-Journals.org Multidisciplinary This is a journal that has been initiated to create a novel internet platform to access the broad diversity of important discoveries and creativity in the fields of Science, Humanities and Arts. Open Access
17 ERIC: Educational Resource Information Center Education Education literature and resources. Provides access to over 1.3 million records dating back to 1966. Open Access
18 Law Library Online Law Library of Congress he Law Library of Congress contains the world's largest collection of law books and legal resources, with strong foreign law and comprehensive United States Open Access
19 British Library for Development Studies E-journals Project Gutenberg began in 1971 by Michael Hart as a community project to make plain text versions of books available freely to all. Project Gutenberg began in 1971 by Michael Hart as a community project to make plain text versions of books available freely to all. Open Access
20 GoPubMed Medicine GoPubMed, the first knowledge-based search engine for the life sciences industry. Open Access
21 British Library for Development Studies E-journals Sciences High Wire Press is the largest archive of free full-text science on Earth! As of 3/25/15, they are assisting in the online publication of 2,434,604 free full-text articles and 7,659,003 total articles. There are 5 sites with free trial periods, and 79 completely free sites. 170 sites have free back issues, and 344 sites have pay per view! Open Access
22 HubMed Medicine An alternative interface to the PubMed medical literature database Open Access
23 Information Bridge: Department of Energy Scientific and Technical Information Multidisciplinary science The Information Bridge: DOE Scientific and Technical Information provides free public access to over 266,000 full-text documents and bibliographic citations of Department of Energy (DOE) research report literature. Documents are primarily from 1991 forward and were produced by DOE, the DOE contractor community, and/or DOE grantees. Legacy documents are added as they become available in electronic format. Open Access
24 MEDLINE Life Sciences Biomedical Information This is a bibliographic database of life sciences and biomedical information. It includes bibliographic information for articles from academic journals covering medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and health care. MEDLINE also covers much of the literature in biology and biochemistry, as well as fields such as molecular evolution. Compiled by the United States National Library of Medicine (NLM), MEDLINE is freely available on the Internet and searchable via PubMed and NLM's National Center for Biotechnology Information's Entrez system. Open Access
25 National Criminal Justice Reference Service[98] Criminology, Sociology Abstracts of scholarly journal articles, agency and NGO reports, and conference proceedings Open Access
26 NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research Economics Economics Open Access
27 POPLINE Population, Family Planning Reproductive Health Development Literature Contains the world’s most comprehensive collection of population, family planning and related reproductive health and development literature. An international resource, POPLINE helps program managers, policy makers, and service providers in low- and middle-income countries and in development-supportive agencies and organizations gain access to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished documents. Open Access
28 REPEc: Research Papers in Economics Economics This is a collaborative effort of hundreds of volunteers in 89 countries to enhance the dissemination of research in Economics and related sciences freely available. Open Access
29 VET-Bib Social Science Education European vocational education and training (VET) literature Open Access
30 World Wide Science Multidisciplinary This is a global science gateway composed of national and international scientific databases and portals. World Wide Science accelerates scientific discovery and progress by providing one-stop searching of databases from around the world. Multilingual World Wide Science provides real-time searching and translation of globally dispersed multilingual scientific literature. Open Access
31 IEEEE Advanced Technology Engineering and related areas Engineering and related areas Open Access
32 Lippincott Home: Int'l Anaesthesia Research Society Health Related International Anaesthesia Research Society: Lippincott is a leading global publisher of current and influential medical, nursing and allied health research. Open Access
33 Merck Manual for the Professional Health Related First published in 1899 as a small reference book for physicians and pharmacists, The Manual grew in size and scope to become one of the most widely used comprehensive medical resources for professionals and consumers. As the Manual evolved, it continually expanded the reach and depth of its offerings to reflect the mission of providing the best medical information of the day to a wide cross-section of users, including medical professionals and students, veterinarians and veterinary students, and consumers. Open Access
34 MSD Manuals: The Trusted Provider of Medical Information since 1899 Health / Medical Information The MSD Manuals are a comprehensive medical information source covering thousands of topics in all fields of medicine. They are offered as a free public service to health care professionals and the general public. Open Access
35 DART-Europe - Access to 1,376,186 open access research theses from 584 Universities in 29 European countries Global access to European research theses DART-Europe was founded in 2005 as a partnership of national and university libraries and consortia to improve global access to European research theses. The DART-Europe E-theses Portal is managed by UCL Library Services. DART-Europe provides access to 1,376,186 open access research theses from 584 Universities in 29 European countries. Open Access
36 CORE - The world's largest collection of open access research papers General / Open Access Research Papers CORE provides access to the world’s largest collection of open access research papers, collecting and indexing research from repositories and journals. It is a not-for-profit service dedicated to the open access mission and one of the signatories of the Principles of Open Scholarly Infrastructures POSI. Open Access
37 DiVA Portal - Research publications * Student theses General / Research and Academic Repository DiVA portal is a finding tool and an institutional repository for research publications and student theses written at 50 universities and research institutions. Open Access

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