Free Open E-Resources

  • National Digital Library (NDL): is a pilot project to develop a framework of virtual repository of learning resources with a single-window search facility. It includes   Educational materials ranging from primary to post-graguate level

  • e-PG Pathashala: National Mission on Education through ICT and UGC initiative: A curriculum-based, interactive content in different subjects across all disciplines  is being developed under this initiative.

  • CEC digital media library: It is central repository of all educatioanal video programmes produced by EMRC centres.

  • PLOS: Public Library of Science  is a nonprofit open access scientific publishing project aimed at creating a library of open-access journals of  medicine etc. field.

  • NPTEL:provides E-learning through online web and video courses in Engineering, Science and Humanities streams.

  • Open E-Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) 
  • E- Journals

1.      NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository

You can now access full text articles from research journals published by CSIR-NISCAIR! Full text facility is provided for all eighteen research journals viz. ALIS, BVAAP, IJBB, IJBT, IJCA, IJCB, IJCT, IJEB, IJEMS, IJFTR, IJMS, IJNPR, IJPAP, IJRSP, IJTK, JIPR, JSIR & JST. NOPR also hosts three Popular Science Magazines viz. Science Reporter (SR), Vigyan Pragati (VP) & Science Ki Duniya (SKD) and a Natural Products Repository (NPARR).  Link : -  http://nopr.niscair.res.in/

2.     SpringerOpen

The SpringerOpen portfolio has grown tremendously since its launch in 2010, so that we now offer researchers from all areas of science, technology, medicine, the humanities and social sciences a place to publish open access in journals and books. Publishing with SpringerOpen makes your work freely available online for everyone, immediately upon publication, and our high-level peer-review and production processes guarantee the quality and reliability of the work. Link :-  https://www.springeropen.com/

3.     Elsevier  Open access journals

All articles in open access journals which are published by Elsevier have undergone peer review and upon acceptance are immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.

Link :- https://www.elsevier.com/about/open-science/open-access/open-access-journals

  1. SAGE Open access journals

SAGE Open is a peer-reviewed, "Gold" open access journal from SAGE that publishes original research and review articles in an interactive, open access format. Articles may span the full spectrum of the social and behavioral sciences and the humanities. This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Link :-  http://journals.sagepub.com/home/sgoa

 

  1. Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. All DOAJ services are free of charge including being indexed in DOAJ. All data is freely available.

Link :-             https://doaj.org/

 

  1. HighWire Free Online Full-text Articles

(List limited to journals published online with the assistance of HighWire Press)

HighWire Press is the largest archive of free full-text science on Earth! As of 3/25/15, we are assisting in the online publication of 2,434,604 free full-text articles and 7,659,003 total articles. There are 4 sites with free trial periods, and 84 completely free sites. 163 sites have free back issues, and 346 sites have pay per view!

Link :http://highwire.stanford.edu/lists/freeart.dtl

 

  1. Hindawi Open Access journals

Hindawi publishes peer-reviewed, Open Access journals across many areas of science, technology, and medicine, as well as several areas of social science. Hindawi’s journals are indexed in the leading abstracting and indexing databases, including the Web of Science, Scopus, PubMed, INSPEC, Mathematical Reviews, and Chemical Abstracts.

Link :-  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/

8.      The European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP) Journals
The EURASIP was founded on 1 September 1978 to improve communication between groups and individuals that work within the multidisciplinary, fast growing field of Signal Processing in Europe and elsewhere, and to exchange and disseminate information in the field all over the world. The association exists to further the efforts of researchers by providing a learned and professional platform for dissemination and discussion of all aspects of signal processing.
Link :- http://www.eurasip.org/
9.      Institute of Physics electronic journals (IOP) -
The IOP is a scientific charity devoted to increasing the practice, understanding and application of physics. It has a worldwide membership of around 40,000 and is a leading communicator of physics-related science to all audiences, from specialists through to government and the general public. Its publishing company, IOP Publishing, is a world leader in scientific publishing and the electronic dissemination of physics.
Link :- http://iopscience.iop.org/journalList

10.   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.

Link :-  http://dlc.dlib.indiana.edu/dlc/

  1. The Royal Society Journals

The Royal Society is a Fellowship of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.

Link :- https://royalsociety.org/journals/

 

  1. OMICS International Open Access Journals

Make the best use of Researched information from 700+ peer reviewed, Open Access Journals operated by 50,000+ Editorial Board Members and esteemed reviewers and 1000+ Scientific associations in Medical, Clinical, Pharmaceutical, Engineering, Technology and Management Fields.

Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events with over 600+ Conferences, 1200+ Symposiums and 1200+ Workshops on Medical, Pharma, Engineering, Science, Technology and Business

Link : -  https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access.php

13.   ARPN Journal of Science and Technology

Journal of Science and Technology (ISSN: 2225-7217) is an international, open-access journal that publishes research intensive articles and scientific manuscripts and survey based contributions focusing all aspects of science and Technology. The objective of this journal is to bring together research fellows from academia and professional practitioners from industry to enlighten the latest topics of interest and building long lasting collaborations.

Link :-  http://www.ejournalofscience.org/

·       Free E – Books Websites
  1. University of Pennsylvania - http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books
  2. Project Gothenburg - http://www.gutenberg.org
  3. Free e books - http://www.free-ebooks.net
  4. Free Tech books - http://www.freetechbooks.com
  5. Campus books - http://www.campusbooks.com
  6. University of Virginia; e-book Library - http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/ebooks/ebooklist.html
  7. NAP Open Book - http://www.nap.edu/index.html
  8. Internet public Library - http://www.ipl.org/div/books
  9. Direct Text book - http://www.directtextbook.com
  10. e-books - http://e-books.org
  11. e-books Palace - http://www.ebookpalace.com
  12. Electronic Library of Mathematics - http://www.emis.de/journals/short_index.html
  • Directory of open access books –

The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of Open Access books. The directory is open to all publishers who publish academic, peer reviewed books in Open Access and should contain as many books as possible, provided that these publications are in Open Access and meet academic standards. .  Link : https://www.doabooks.org/

  • Intech Open access books -

InTechOpen is the world's largest Science, Technology and Medicine Open Access book publisher. With a goal to provide free online access to research since 2004, InTechOpen has published 3,377 books and 49,848 scientific works total by 108,482 international scientists.

Link :- https://www.intechopen.com/about-intech.html

·       Open Access Institutional Repositories

  1. DSpace@MIT

DSpace@MIT is a growing collection of MIT's research that includes peer-reviewed articles, technical reports, working papers, theses and more. End-user downloads of the 60,000+ items regularly exceed one million per month.

http://www.dspace.org/resources

  1. eGyanKosh- a National Digital Repository

eGyanKosh- a National Digital Repository to store, index, preserve, distribute and share the digital learning resources developed by the Open and Distance Learning Institutions in the country. Items in eGyanKosh are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved by IGNOU, unless otherwise indicated. To access the items in repository registration is required. Registration is free. Link :- http://aiht.ac.in/OpenInstitutionaRepositories.html