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Biology and Life Science

Information about Biology and Life science specific online resources that are Open Access so available to all researchers in developing and emerging countries.

American Society for Microbiology

Back issues of the eleven journals of the American Society for Microbiology are now available full-text online without cost  through the link above and PubMedCentral. Embargo periods range from 6-12 months.


BioOne is the product of collaboration between scientific societies, libraries, academe and the private sector and brings to the Web an aggregation of the full-texts of high-impact bioscience research journals. Most of BioOne's titles are published by small societies and non-commercial publishers, and, until now, have been available only in printed form. Open Access articles are flagged up with the OA logo.

BMC Biology

BMC Biology is the flagship biology journal of the BMC series, publishing peer-reviewed research and methodology articles of special importance and broad interest in any area of biology, as well as commissioned reviews, opinion pieces, comment and Q&As on topics of special or topical interest.


Established in 1988 as a national resource for molecular biology information, NCBI creates public databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analysing genome data, and disseminates biomedical information - all for the better understanding of molecular processes affecting human health and disease.

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