|Title of the Database
|Open Knowledge Repository
|Through the OKR, The World Bank collects, disseminates, and permanently preserves its intellectual output in digital form with the aim of encouraging innovation and allowing anyone in the world to use Bank knowledge to help improve the lives of those living in poverty.
|World Bank e-library
|The World Bank e-library is a value-added, subscription-based portal dedicated to all World Bank publications, research, and knowledge since the 1990s. It is specifically designed to meet the unique needs of researchers and librarians. It is used by the world’s top academic institutions, government agencies, central banks, national libraries, think tanks, NGOs, and IGOs. contains approximately 15,000 books, chapters, reports, journals, working papers, and case studies. Content in the e-library is carefully curated to meet the highest academic and editorial standards. Users of e-library are assured full and immediate access to all academic research and scholarship published by the World Bank – the majority made available through Creative Commons Attribution
|Wiley Open Access journals
|Wiley Open Access journals are supported by a network of authoritative journals and societies as well as internationally renowned editorial board members. All research articles published in Wiley Open Access journals are immediately freely available to read, download and share. Wiley Open Access publishes a number of online journals across biological, chemical, and health sciences.
|Swahili Forum provides a unique platform for research articles on the Swahili language, literature as well as on Swahili-speaking cultures and societies in Eastern Africa and the diaspora. As a peer-reviewed open-access journal, Swahili Forum has an unequaled status in international Swahili Studies. Reviews of current research literature and occasional interviews with outstanding Swahili-speaking authors and intellectuals add to the articles on offer.
|It contains lecture slides in Public Health, Computer Engineering, Agriculture and Environmental Science that assist researchers in planning and analyzing their research efforts
|Scientific reports contain free open-access journals on biological sciences, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Health Sciences, Agriculture, Forestry, water resources, and Physical Sciences. One can also submit their manuscript for quick review and publishing
|Science Direct links books and journals to nurture deeper insights. Subject strengths, Physical Science, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Agriculture, Biological Science, Medicine, Arts and Humanities, Business Management and Accounting, Decision Science, Economics, Psychology, and Social Science.
|Public Library of Science (PLOS)
|Is a non-profit offering public access to titles in science and medicine. Since 2003 they published a variety of journals, including PLOS Biology and PLOS Medicine, which rival existing elite titles such as Science and Nature.
|It is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them, or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with a focus on older works. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education
|Publishes over 120 peer-reviewed books each year and 7 journals in a wide range of print and digital editions for researchers, students, professionals, practitioners, politicians, policymakers, and the informed general reader as well as for libraries and other institutions globally
|Open Book Publishers
|Is a bundle of 175 journals published by university presses and small academic publishers.Subject coverage: Humanities and Social Sciences
|Open Access for Africa
|Open access for Africa is a search engine that filters your search to prioritize results from open-access journals and databases in Nursing and Medicine. It offers an orientation on how to optimize online searching and provides links to free-access journals and databases. Resources featured in this guide include journals with full-text access, free medical textbooks, free databases, best search strategies, and information about partnering institutions in Africa.
|National Center for Biotechnology Information
|NCBI bookshelf provides free online access to books and documents in Life Science and Healthcare
|MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute) Information
|MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute) is an academic open-access publisher which publishes 150 diverse peer-reviewed, scientific, open-access, electronic journals is all subjects. MDPI publishing activities are supported by more than 9,900 active scientists and academic editors in their journals' international editorial boards, including several Nobelists. More than 187,500 individual authors have already published with MDPI. MDPI.com receives more than 4.2 million monthly web page views.
|IWA(The International Water Association) Publishing
|IWA Publishing publishes 17 peer-reviewed journals, plus supporting 4 more in association with Elsevier. Subjects covered: Agriculture, Land, and water management, Water Science and Technology, Hydrology Research
|International Monetary Fund (IMF)
|Access to information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade, aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and so much more
|Read, download full text free open access eBooks and on:
- Physical Sciences, Engineering and Technology (1281)
- Life Sciences (362)
- Health Sciences (835)
- Social Sciences and Humanities (44)
|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
|Free Books 4 Doctors
|Free full-text textbooks on medical literature.Have unrestricted access to scientific knowledge
|Euclid Prime Collection
|Project Euclid hosts over 1.8 million pages of open-access content.Subject covered: Applied mathematics, statistics, theoretical mathematics
|ERIC Institute of Education Science
|Have access to Bibliographic records of education literature, plus a growing collection of full-text resources
|Elsevier Open access journals
|List of all A-Z articles in open-access journals which are published by Elsevier have undergone peer review that is permanently free for everyone to read and download in different subjects
|Duke University Press
|Duke University Press Yearly publishes about 140 new books, more than 55 journals, and multiple digital collections. Subjects covered: Business management, Education, Economics and finance, Geography, Innovation, Research methods, Social and sociology, Teaching methods, Urban & amp; regional, Development studies, Environment, and mathematics.
|Directory of Open Access
|It is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high-quality, open-access, peer-reviewed journals. Subjects covered: science, technology, medicine, social science, and humanities
|Directory of Open Access Books
|DOAB has more than 750 free full-text e-books, all of which are in Open Access and meet academic standards covering all subjects and many languages
|CORE aggregates all open-access research outputs from repositories and journals worldwide and makes them available to the public. Thus, facilitating free unrestricted access to research for all.
|Bookboon is a global eBook publisher which offers a wide range of over 900 textbooks for students and 600 eBooks for business professionals in 7 languages. They have free full-text e-books in Accounting, Economics & Finance, Engineering,IT & Programming, Languages, Marketing & Law,Natural Sciences, Statistics & Mathematics,Strategy & Management
|BioOne provides a unique aggregation of high-impact bioscience research journals featuring topics on global warming, stem cell research, ecological and biodiversity conservation. Subject Strengths biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.
|African Journals Online (AJOL)
|AJOL is the world's largest online collection of African-published, peer-reviewed scholarly journals. It provides free online hosting for over 500 peer-reviewed journals from 31 African countries, using open-source software. Subjects covered: health, agriculture, education, climate change, and African studies.
|KNLS Virtual Library
|KNLS Virtual Library offers digital content that is designed to educate, entertain, inform, and change your perception. The content is available in different formats like; documents, videos, infographics, photo galleries, memes, how to guides, case studies, research data and podcasts. It brings together digital content originating from authors, publishers, artists, entertainers, bloggers, vloggers, film producers, music producers and many more.