The following is a list of links to and information about about multi-disciplinary Science e-resources. These resources are open access and freely available to all.
The African Journal Archive is a retrospective digitisation project of full-text journal articles published in Africa. Journal articles hosted on the Archive extend back to the first issue (if available) and end with the last pre-current issue (determined by the publisher). The website comprises over 700 issues and 150,000 pages of journal archives of academic, scholarly, institutional, museums, and professional research organizations in Africa. Online access to the archive is free of charge to Africa and the world.
Bioline International is a pioneer in the provision of open access to peer reviewed bioscience journals published in developing countries. These journals contain timely research on public health, international development, tropical medicine, food and nutritional security, and biodiversity. Bioline increases the visibility of this research by making it readily available to researchers across the world. Bioline is not a publisher, but an aggregator that provides a free platform for journals who wish to participate in the global open access movement.
De Gruyter Open (formerly Versita) is one of the world’s leading publishers of open access scientific content. Today De Gruyter Open (DGO) publishes about 400 own and third-party scholarly journals across all major disciplines.
The prestigious peer-reviewed journals of the Indian Academy of Sciences are available online free to all users. Publications cover the physical sciences, life sciences, physics, mathematics, chemistry, earth and planetary sciences, plant sciences, animal sciences, and modern biology, materials science, astrophysics and astronomy, genetics plus the journal Resonance, aimed at improving the quality of science education and teaching.
A non-governmental research organisation conducting inter-disciplinary scientific studies on environmental, economic, technological and social issues in the context of human dimensions of global change, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis' (IIASA) charter stipulates that all its research findings should be freely disseminated worldwide. The full-text of the iIIASA's publications can be downloaded from its website at no charge. The contents of this catalogue can be browsed by author, date, project, subject or type, or the required publication can be located using a simple keyword search. A free quarterly newsletter, Options, is also available. IIASA is a member of ICSU.
PeerJ is an Open Access publisher that makes access to research free to all and affordable to publish for researchers & their institutions.
PeerJ provides academics with two Open Access publication venues: PeerJ (a peer-reviewed academic journal) and PeerJ PrePrints (a 'pre-print server'). Both are focused on the Biological and Medical Sciences.
PLOS is a nonprofit publisher and advocacy organization founded to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication. PLOS engages in Open Access advocacy, innovation, and publication of scientific research, making articles immediately available for everyone online, free of restrictions. The organization launched its first journal in 2003 and now publishes PLOS ONE, PLOS Biology, PLOS Medicine, PLOS Genetics, PLOS Computational Biology, PLOS Pathogens, and PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. PLOS is headquartered in San Francisco, CA with additional offices in Cambridge, UK
PubMed Central is an open access web-based archive of journal literature for all of the life sciences. It is being developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).
The objective of the site is to implement an electronic virtual library, providing full access to a collection of serial titles (from Brazil, Cuba and Chile in a broad range of subjects languages ie Portuguese, Spanish and English), 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. There are separate portals in Portuguese and Spanish.