Open Access Databases

Release time:2021-07-20117

Name of ResourceType of Resource                                 Introduction
1arXivPreprintEstablished in 1991, arXiv is an e-print service operated and managed by Cornell University in the fields of physics, mathematics, nonlinear science, computer science and quantum biology. It is the leading open access resource of specific subject areas. 
2Bielefeld Academic Search EngineAcademic resourcesBASE is one of the world's most voluminous search engines especially for academic web resources. BASE is operated by Bielefeld University Library.
3DOAJ(Directory of Open Access Journals)Academic resourcesDOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. 
Distill is a platform to make machine learning research clear, dynamic and vivid by presenting new notations, visualizations, and mental models.
5Exhibition Collections Harvard University LibraryPicturesOpen access of Havard Library exhibition collections, including Hedda Morrison's collection, which photographs document lifestyles, trades, handicrafts, landscapes of old China.
6National Academies Press (NAP)Science and TechnologyThe National Academies Press (NAP) was created by the National Academy of Sciences to publish the reports of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine of the US. 
7NASA Astrophysics Data SystemAstronomy/ Engineering/ GeophysicsThe NASA Astrophysics Data System is a digital library for astronomy and astrophysics. It also covers other subject areas including electrical engineering, geophysics, physics, and instrumentation. 
8OAlibComprehensiveOpen Access Library is a search engine covering all fields of open access journals, and articles contributed by scholars.
9Project GutenbergeBooks of LiteratureProject Gutenberg is established by not-for-profit organization in U.S.A. Its data entry and proofreading are done by volunteers and offers free eBook.
10ResearchGateComprehensiveFounded in 2008 by physicians Dr. Ijad Madisch and Dr. Sören Hofmayer, and computer scientist Horst Fickenscher. Its mission is to connect the world of science and make research open to all.
11Scientific Research Publishing (SRP)Science and TechnologyScientific Research Publishing (SRP) is one of the largest Open Access journal publishers. It is covering a wide range of academic areas of physics, chemistry, medicine, biology, maths, communication, computer, electronics, etc. 
12SpringerOpenComprehensiveThe SpringerOpen portfolio has grown tremendously since its launch in 2010, so that it now offers researchers from all areas of science, technology, medicine, the humanities and social sciences.
13DSpace@MITInstitutional RepositoryDSpace@MIT is a growing collection of MIT’s research that includes peer-reviewed articles, technical reports, working papers, theses, and more.
14Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zurich Institutional RepositoryThe Research Collection is ETH Zurich's repository for publications and research data.The Research Collection provides a database of scholarly publications produced at ETH Zurich. 
15University of Cambridge  repositoryInstitutional RepositoryThe Institutional Repository provides services for open access of University of Cambridge and and digital library collections. 
16HKUST Institutional RepositoryInstitutional RepositoryThe Hongkong University of Science and Technology Institutional Repository collects, preserves, and disseminates the scholarly output created by the HKUST community. 
17Open Access Theses and DissertationsTheses and dissertationsOpen Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD) is the resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. 
18CogPrintsPreprintCogPrints is an electronic archive for self-archive papers in any area of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Linguistics, and many areas of Computer Science, Medicine, Anthropology.
19International Water Association (IWA)Journal articles and booksInternational Water Association (IWA) spreads knowledge about the world’s most valuable resource – water. 
20Engineering Conferences International (ECI)Full-text articlesEngineering Conferences International (ECI) Digital Archives electronically publishes presented papers, peer-reviewed articles, and other materials (presentations, data sets, video files, etc.) 
21BioMed CentralFull-text journal articlesBioMed Central(BMC),a pioneer of open access publishing,has an evolving portfolio of high quality peer-reviewed journals including broad interest titles such as BMC Biology and BMC Medicine.
22Free Medical JournalsFull-text journal articlesThe Free Medical Journals Site was created to promote the free availability of full text medical journals on the Internet.
23PMC(PubMed Central)Full-text journal articlesPubMed Central is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
24PLOSJournal articlesPLOS was founded in 2001 as a nonprofit Open Access publisher, innovator and advocacy organization with a mission to accelerate progress in science and medicine.
25SCOAP3Full-text journal articlesAll articles funded by SCOAP3 appear in the SCOAP3 repository upon publication, alongside the publishers’ own platforms. 
26HighWireFull-text journal articlesHighWire provides journals published online with the assistance of HighWire Press, and is an archive of free full-text science. 
27INSPIREFull-text journal articlesINSPIRE is the High Energy Physics information system. It combines the SPIRES database content.
28American Association for Cancer ResearchFull-text journal articlesFrom molecules to medicine, from proteomics to prevention, the journals of the AACR cover the entire spectrum of cancer research.
29Home for ResearchersPlatformHome for Researchers is online service helping researchers to write scientific papers.
30Digital Museum of ShadowArtShadow, commonly known as “shadow & lamp” or “leather-silhouette show”, is one of the oldest forms of folk art in ancient China. This website is based on the shadow puppets collected by the Folk Art Museum of China Academy of Art.
31J-STAGEComprehensiveJapan Science and Technology Information Aggregator, Electronic,(J-STAGE)is sponsored and developed by Japan Science and Technology Agency by various Japanese science and technology institutions.
32ABC-ChemistryFull-text articlesABC-Chemistry is directory of free full-text journals in Chemistry and is the researcher's guide to journals.
    33zbMATH OpenAcademic resourcesFormerly known as Zentralblatt MATH, it is edited by the European Mathematical Society (EMS), the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, and FIZ Karlsruhe.zbMATH Open has been available as an open access database.