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US National Library of Medicine

National Institutes of Health

“PubMed comprises more than 24 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.”



Directory of Open Access Journals

The aim of the DOAJ is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals, thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. The DOAJ aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. In short, the DOAJ aims to be the one-stop shop for users of open access journals.



Cornell University library

Open access to 1,018,898 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics


Project Guttenberg

The first producer of free ebooks.

Project Gutenberg offers over 46,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.


Bibliotheca Alexandrina

This site provides access to digital copies of books and images. For books that are out-of-copyright, their contents are fully available on the Internet. For books that are in copyright, The interface is in English.



Scientific Electronic Library Online – South Africa

This site collects together a large collection of selected publications from South African journals. The interface is available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.


Directory of Open Access Repositories (openDOAR)

Australian Digital Theses Program

Australian Catholic University

This site collects together a large collection of selected publications from South African journals. The interface is available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.


The College of Information Sciences and Technology

CiteSeerx is an evolving scientific literature digital library and search engine that has focused primarily on the literature in computer and information science. CiteSeerx aims to improve the dissemination of scientific literature and to provide improvements in functionality, usability, availability, cost, comprehensiveness, efficiency, and timeliness in the access of scientific and scholarly knowledge.


Classics in the History of Psychology

Classics in the History of Psychology is an effort to make the full texts of a large number of historically significant public domain documents from the scholarly literature of psychology and allied disciplines available on the World Wide Web. There are now over 25 books and about 200 articles and chapters on-line. The site also contains links to over 200 relevant works posted at other sites.



Association of European Research Libraries

The DART-Europe partners help to provide researchers with a single European Portal for the discovery of Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs), and they participate in advocacy to influence future European e-theses developments. DART-Europe offers partners a European networking forum on ETD issues, and may provide the opportunity to submit collaborative funding applications to achieve DART-Europe”s vision for ETDs.



OpenThesis is a free repository of theses, dissertations, and other academic documents, coupled with powerful search, organization, and collaboration tools.



European patent office

Access to, and use of, any part of the website of the European Patent Office, any document, material or other information, including text, images, sound and software made available on the Website and any of the services provided via the Website are governed by these terms and conditions of use and constitute acceptance of these Terms and Conditions by the user.

http://worldwide.espacenet.com /?locale=en_EP

World Development Indicators (WDI).

The World bank

The World Bank EdStats All Indicator Query holds around 2,500 internationally comparable indicators that describe education access, progression, completion, literacy, teachers, population, and expenditures. The indicators cover the education cycle from pre-primary to vocational and tertiary education.


Google books

Browse the world”s largest eBookstore and start reading today on the web, tablet, phone, or ereader.


RePEc (Research Papers in Economics)

RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) is a collaborative effort of hundreds of volunteers in 82 countries to enhance the dissemination of research in Economics and related sciences. The heart of the project is a decentralized bibliographic database of working papers, journal articles, books, books chapters and software components, all maintained by volunteers. The collected data is then used in various services that serve the collected metadata to users or enhance it.


Stack Overflow

Explanation of BASE terminology

Stack Overflow is a question and answer site for professional and enthusiast programmers. It”s 100% free, no registration required.



Millions of digital resources from thousands of contributors


Saudi Electronic University

(Arabic data base)

Department of Knowledge Resources obtains its vision from SEU’s. It aims to construct knowledge-based on society, and support education and research processes through providing up-to- date knowledge resources via its portal.

It provides advanced information services and digital resources which can benefit faculty, graduates, and undergraduates as well. It offers books, magazines and dissertations to expand scientific and research perceptions.



Saudi Digital Library

(Arabic database)

Saudi Digital Library, is the largest academic gathering of information sources in the Arab world, with more than (310،000) scientific reference, covering all academic disciplines, and the continuous updating of the content in this; thus achieving huge accumulation cognitive in the long run. Library has contracted with more than 300 global publisher. The library won the award for the Arab Federation for Libraries and Information ‘know’ for outstanding projects in the Arab world in 2010.


United Nations library

Exploration of the seventy key documents that have shaped the United Nations and our world.