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OPEN ACCESS RESOURCES

This is a new trend which is being practiced and used in many areas in the world. This trend is called "Open Access Journals and Databases". This is the simplest way where public may access the journals or databases in full content freely and in most cases downloadable or for which other wise specified.

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Australasian Digital Theses Program
   
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Academic Conferences International - e-journals
  Base near Reading, South Oxfordshire in the UK with a North American office in Montreal, Canada. ACI operates on a world-wide basis, holding conferences in Continental Europe, North and South America, the Middle East and Africa.
   
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AccessMyLibrary
  Free access to millions of articles in various subjects and top publications.
   
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AERA SIG Communication of Research
  Open Access Journals in the Field of Education
   
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Annals Academic of Medicine Singapore
 
The Annals is the official medical journal of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. It is a refereed monthly journal appearing in the Index Medicus and has been accepted in the Science Citation Index-Expanded, ISI Alerting Services, and Current Contents®/Clinical Medicine.
   
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ASIATIC - IIUM JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
 
Asiatic is the very first international journal on Asian Englishes and English writings by Asian and Asian diasporic writers, currently being the only one of its kind. It aims to publish high-quality research articles and outstanding creative works combining the broad fields of literature and linguistics within its focus area.  
   
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Bioline International
 
Bioline International is an electronic publishing service, founded in 1993.
It is operated by bioscientists and librarians who believe that scientific information can be distributed more widely, more cheaply and with added scientific value using electronic means.
   
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Building Design : The Architects' Website
 
Building Design is the best read weekly for UK architects and an essential part of their professional life. Building Design is the key weekly read for the main specifiers of products and brands in the UK construction industry. All 21,322 working architects registered with the UK Architects Registration Board (ARB) receive Building Design along with an additional 2,524 architectural technologists and 638 landscape architects/CAD technicians. 
   
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Bulletin of Fisheries Research Agency
   
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CALS Review of Nigerian Law and Practice
  Nigeria's Premier Free Online Refereed Legal Journal
   
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Cambridge Digital Library’s Islamic Manuscript
   
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Center for Education in the Built Environment
Center for Education in the Built Environment publishes this peer reviewed journal dealing with issues in Built Environment disciplines.
   
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CiNii (Citation Information by NII)
 
CiNii is a database of academic papers that enables users to search from huge volumes of information on some 9.5 million papers and 17,000 journals, including journals published by academic societies, research bulletins published by universities, and the National Diet Library Japanese Periodicals Index database.
   
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City Journal
This electronic journal is based out of NYC and deals with urban issues from welfare policy to urban architecture.
   
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CORE (COnnecting REpositories)
CORE: Search platform for institutional/subject-based open access repositories
   
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Dart Europe E-Theses Portal
Access to more than 100,000 theses from 210 institutions in 16 European countries provided by DART-Europe, a partnership of research libraries and library consortia who are working together to improve global access to European research theses.
   
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Directory of Open Access Journals.
This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. There are now 2720 journals in the directory. Currently 816 journals are searchable at article level. As of today 135026 articles are included in the DOAJ service.
   
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Documents in Information Science (DoIS).
 
A service for finding and downloading the latest research results in Information Science. DoIS is a database of articles and conference proceedings published in electronic format in the area of Library and Information Science.
   
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Electronic Journal of Information Systems Evaluation (EJISE)
 
The journal contributes to the development of both the theory and practice of all aspects of IT/IS evaluation This includes empirical research, case studies, action research, theoretical discussions, literature reviews and other work which advances learning in this field.
   
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Electronic Journal of e-Government
 
The journal contributes to the development of both theory and practice in the field of e-Government. The journal accepts academically robust papers, topical articles and case studies that contribute to the area of research in, and practice of e-Government.
   
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Electronic Journal of University Malaya (EJUM)
 

EJUM is an internet-based journal management system that provides scholarly journal management system for university, higher learning institutions or research and development centers. Currently EJUM is hosting 14 journals.

   
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E-LIS: E-Prints in Library and Information Science
 
E-LIS is an open access archive for scientific or technical documents, published or unpublished, on Librarianship, Information Science & Technology, and related areas. E-LIS is based in the voluntary work of an international team of librarians.
   
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eSyariah
  All Malaysian state enactments/ordinances which are syariah related. Browseable according to state names.
   
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Free Medical Journals
  The Free Medical Journals Site is dedicated to the promotion of free access to medical journals over the Internet
   
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Harvard Design Magazine
Harvard Design Magazine aims to provide a forum for practitioners, journalist and academics primarily architecture, landscape architecture and urban and design planning.
   
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HCI Bibliography : Human-Computer Interaction Resources
  Human-Computer Interaction is a discipline concerned with the design, evaluation and implementation of interactive computing systems for human use and with the study of major phenomena surrounding them.
   
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Healthcare Design
 
HEALTHCARE DESIGN intends specifically to fulfill the informational needs of architects, designers, administrators, facility managers, consultants, and key members of the construction community who are responsible for designing, building and renovating healthcare buildings. Articles, architectural and design portfolios, designing, building, and renovating healthcare buildings, opinion pieces, and other compelling editorial from credible and noteworthy authors are presented in an easy-to-read format. HEALTHCARE DESIGN is the central resource that reaches, informs, and influences these key decision makers.
   
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HighWire Press
 
A division of the Stanford University Libraries, HighWire Press hosts the largest repository of high impact, peer-reviewed content, with 1053 journals and 4,339,407 full text articles from over 130 scholarly publishers. HighWire-hosted publishers have collectively made 1,722,552 articles free.
   
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Hindawi Journals
 
Hindawi publishes a collection of peer-reviewed, open access journals covering several areas in Engineering, Life Sciences, Mathematics, and Physical Sciences. All articles published in Hindawi journals are open access and distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The following pages provide listing of all journals currently published, newly launched, or currently under development.
   
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Hong Kong Library Information Synergy Dissertations and Theses
 
Postgraduate students' dissertations and theses indexed in eight Hong Kong and Macau university library catalogues or institutional repositories.
   
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Indian Journal of Urology
 
Indian Journal of Urology-IJU (ISSN 0970-1591) is official publication of the Urological Society of India. The journal is published quarterly
   
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Information Research
 
Information Research, is an open access, international, scholarly journal, dedicated to making accessible the results of research across a wide range of information-related disciplines
   
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International Journal of Internet Science (IJIS)
  Interdisciplinary and peer reviewed open access journal for empirical findings, methodology, and theory of social and behavioral science concerning the Internet and its implications for individuals, social groups, organizations, and society
   
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International medical journal-IIUM JOURNAL
  International Islamic University Malaysia publication and researches about medical.
   
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Internet Archive (www.archive.org)
 
The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, it provides free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public. You can find collections of text, moving images, audio and Live Music Archive.
   
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J-STAGE
  Japan Science and Technology Information Aggregator, electronic.
   
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Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research : JAIR
   
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Journal of Dental Medicine

 

The "Journal of Dental Medicine" is the official scientific publication of the School of Dentistry of Tehran University of Medical Sciences. The journal majors in publishing original and evidence-based research in all areas of dentistry and oral health sciences.
This Journal is indexed and abstracted in IRANMEDEX , SID (Scientific Information Database), CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) and IMEMR (Index Medicus for the Eastern Mediterranean Region) databases and would welcome original and review articles as well as case reports in the field of dentistry and oral health sciences.

   
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Journal of Digital information
 
First publishing papers in 1997, the Journal of Digital Information is an electronic-only, peer-reviewed journal covering the broad topics related to digital libraries, hypertext and hypermedia systems, and the issues of digital information. JoDI is supported by the Texas A&M University Libraries through the Digital Initiatives, Research and Technology group, and hosted by the Texas Digital Library.
   
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Journal of Universal Knowledge Management (J.UKM)
 
It is a high-quality electronic publication that has its thematic focus on all aspects of Knowledge management. This includes human-oriented, organisational and technology-oriented aspects of knowledge management, alike.
   
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Journal of Nanobiotechnology1
 
Journal of Nanobiotechnology is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, online journal describing scientific and technological advances in the fields of medical, biological and nanoscale sciences. The journal will provide biomedical scientists and the international biotechnology business community with the latest developments in the growing field of nanoscale technologies
   
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Journal of Orthopaedics
  Journal of Orthopaedics provides hyperlinks to related resources on the web including full text references
   
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JURN Directory
  2.300 links to selected arts & humanities ejournals. Journals listed are either free, or offer significant free content. For easy search of the ejournals, use the JURN search engine at http://www.jurn.org
   
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Medical Journal of Malaysian
 
Published since 1890 this journal originated as the Journal of the Straits Medical Association. With the formation of the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA), the Journal became the official organ, supervised by an editorial board. Some of the early Hon. Editors were Mr. H.M. McGladdery (1960 - 1964), Dr. A.A. Sandosham (1965 - 1977), Prof. Paul C.Y. Chen (1977 - 1987).
   
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Medical Plant
 
Medical plants, as an important meterial basis of Chinese Medicine culture, have a long standing history and variety.The database was established by the collaborative effort between the School of Chinese Medicine and the University Library with the aim of promoting popularization and resource sharing in Chinese medicine. More than one thousand mediconal plants were systemativally consolidated and summarized in the form of plant images and detailed desciption in a bilingual enviroment. The database will provide all interested learnes with perceptual and systematic knowledge of various meducunal plants through a user friendly and powerful searching platform.
   
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MyAIS (Malaysian Abstracting & Indexing System)
 
MyAIS is an open access system for abstracts and indexes of articles published in refereed scholarly Malaysian journals. In some cases, this system also provides full-text access to scholarly articles in journals as well as conference proceeding published in Malaysia or abroad. MyAIS relies on the voluntary contribution from Malaysian academics, academic and professional publishers. This is a non-profit making project that attempts to serve Malaysian educational and research community with information about what has been published in Malaysian refereed journals for each year and in the various disciplines. Self-submission and archiving of abstracts and full-text articles is encouraged.
   
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Malaysian Journal of ELT Research
 
The Malaysian English Language Teaching Association, more popularly known as MELTA is a voluntary, non-profit organization, which was officially formed in 1982. Its stated constitutional aim is to promote English language teaching.
   
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Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)
 
It is an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination and preservation of electronic analogues to the traditional paper-based theses and dissertations. Website development sponsored by UNESCO and Adobe Systems Inc.
   
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Open J-Gate
 
Open J-Gate is an electronic gateway to global journal literature in open access domain. Launched in 2006, Open J-Gate is the contribution of Informatics (India) Ltd to promote OAI. Open J-Gate provides seamless access to millions of journal articles available online. Open J-Gate is also a database of journal literature, indexed from 3000+ open access journals, with links to full text at Publisher sites.
   
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Open Journal Systems
Content: Open Journal Systems (OJS) is a journal management and publishing system that has been developed by the Public Knowledge Project through its federally funded efforts to expand and improve access to research.
   
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PATENTSCOPE® Search Service
  The World Intellectual Property organization (WIPO). PATENTSCOPE® Search Service enables you to do full-text search in over 1.4 million published international patent applications from the first publication in 1978.
   
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Pubmed Central List of Journal
  PubMed Central is a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), developed and managed by NIH's National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the National Library of Medicine (NLM)
   
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Sabinet's Full Open Access Journal Collection
 
The collection currently comprises 44 South African journals, which may be searched individually, and provides immediate access to the PDF versions of 6 000+ full-text articles. Of the journals in the collection, 14 appear on the Approved South African Journals list, the ISI list, or the IBSS list.
   
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SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online
 
SciELO is an electronic library covering a selected collection of Brazilian scientific journals. The objective of the site is to implement an electronic virtual library, providing full access to a collection of serial titles, a collection of issues from individual serial titles, as well as to the full text of articles. The access to both serial titles and articles is available via indexes and search forms.
   
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Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP)
 
Description: Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP) is one of the largest Open Access journal publishers. It is currently publishing more than 200 open access, online, peer-reviewed journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines. SciRP serves the worldwide academic communities and contributes to the progress and application of science, by delivering superior scientific publications and scientific information solution provider that enable advancement in scientific research. More than 5,000 professional editorial board members support our publishing activities, and 32,000 authors already published with SciRP.
   
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Scitopia
 
Scitopia.org is powered by Deep Web Technologies' Explorit Research Accelerator federated search engine digital libraries in science & technology. Search over 3.5 million documents, plus patents and government data. Twenty One societies spanning 350 years of sci-tech scholarship help you with your queries
   
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Singapore Medical Journal
  The Singapore Medical Journal is published monthly by the Singapore Medical Association
   
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Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology
 
Areas covered in this journal is Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Biotechnology and Agro-Industry, Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Engineering and Industrial Research, Environment and Natural Resources, and Physical Sciences and Mathematics. Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology publishes original research work, either as full length articles or as short communications, technical articles, review articles, invited articles and special issues.
   
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TeLearn
  An open access journals in Technology Enhanced Learning
   
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TESL : Journals on the Web
  Links of interest to teachers and students of English as a Second Language
   
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The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries
The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (EJISDC) strives to become the foremost international forum for practitioners, teachers, researchers and policy makers to share their knowledge and experience in the design, development, implementation, management and evaluation of information systems and technologies in developing countries.
   
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The Royal Society of Journal Archive
   
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The South Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health
 
The Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health is published by the SEAMEO Regional Tropical Medicine and Public Health Network (SEAMEO TROPMED Network).
   
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The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology (TOJET)
   
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Transnational Literature
 
A freely accessible, fully refereed international e-journal published twice a year by the Humanities Research Centre, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia.
   
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UPGRADE, The European Journal for the Informatics Professional
 
Founded in October 2000, UPGRADE, a bimonthly publication is The European Journal for the Informatics Professional, a technical, independent, non-commercial, and freely distributed electronic publication, promoted by CEPIS (Council of European Professional Informatics Societies), an organization that unites 36 Informatics Professional Societies from 32 European countries and is the voice of above 400,000 ICT Professionals in our continent.
   
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UTSe Press Journals
 
Content: Established in January 2004, the University of Technology, Sydney’s UTSePress publishes e-journals and conference proceedings. The university’s DSpace institutional repository is also under the UTSePress.
   
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Virtual Center for Technology in Education (VCTE)
 
The center aims to popularize integration of technology in education. This is one place where you will find all the information required for the successful integration of technology in education. Conceived and developed with an intention of helping every educator and the learner find the required information with ease. As a center of learning it helps to enhance the knowledge of emerging technologies and its applications in education to create a better world.
   
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Web Journal of Current Legal Issues
 
The Web Journal of Current Legal Issues is published bi-monthly on the WorldWide Web. The focus of the Journal is on current legal issues in judicial decisions, law reform, legislation, legal research, policy related socio-legal research, legal information, information technology and practice. You may find full text articles from 1995 to date from this site.
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Writings on Open Access
 
A searchable collection on writings on Open Access by Peter Suber is Director of the Harvard Open Access Project.