OPEN ACCESS E-RESOURCES

Bank Negara
Provides news, speeches, regulatory guidelines, publications and statistics related to banking, insurance and finance in Malaysia.

Bursa Malaysia
Bursa Malaysia provides information on Malaysian listed companies that includes online stock prices, trading information, annual reports and announcements.

News and Image Bank
This database contains archival files of New Straits Times, Berita Harian, Sunday Mail, Malay Mail & Metro from 1991 onwards. Newspaper articles preceding 7 years from the date of search can be accessed free. For earlier articles, please check with one of the library officers.

World Economic Outlook Database
The World Economic Outlook (WEO) database is created during the biannual WEO exercise, which begins in January and June of each year and results in the April and September WEO publication. Selected series from the publication are available in a database format.

World Wide Science
A global science gateway—accelerating scientific discovery and progress through a multilateral partnership to enable federated searching of national and international scientific databases and portals.

Asian Development Bank
Economic research and statistical open data initiative is intended to provide all users with access to Asia and the Pacific Countries data

World Bank
The World Bank's Open Data initiative is intended to provide all users with access to World Bank data, according to the Open Data Terms of Use. The data catalog is a listing of available World Bank datasets, including databases, pre-formatted tables, reports, and other resources.

World Health Organization
WHO global digital library - online access to WHO published material.

UN Statistical Division
The United Nations Statistics Division is committed to the advancement of the global statistical system. We compile and disseminate global statistical information.

UNESCO Institute for Statistics
Statistical office of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and is the UN depository for internationally comparable statistics in the fields of education, science and technology, culture, and communications.

NERC Open Research Archive
This archive (NORA) is the Institutional Repository for research publications and research outcomes of NERC Research Staff in its four wholly owned Research Centres.

Free Tech Books
Database of Free / Open Access Online Computer Science Books, Textbooks, and Lecture Notes (1203 books and growing)

IFC (International Finance Corporation)
As the world’s largest global development institution focused on the private sector, IFC plays a significant role in influencing the course of private sector development. International Finance Corporation has more than 1200 publications available.

WFP (World Food Program)
On this page you will find quick access to some of our most popular publications. You can find other key publications on global issues by clicking on the Corporate tab near the top right of this page. By clicking on the Browse tab, you will be able to search for country-specific publications. If you're looking for speeches given by WFP's top executives, you can find the latest ones below or follow the quick link to others.

RePEc (Research Papers in Economics)
RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) is a collaborative effort of hundreds of volunteers in 93 countries to enhance the dissemination of research in Economics and related sciences. The heart of the project is a decentralized bibliographic database of working papers, journal articles, books, books chapters and software components, all maintained by volunteers. The collected data are then used in various services that serve the collected metadata to users or enhance it.

Science Daily
Your source for the latest research news

ILO: International Labor Organization
ILO brings together governments, employers and workers representatives of 187 member States, to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programs promoting decent work for all women and men.

UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
UNIDO offers a wide variety of publications and documents within the field of industrial development, which you can read and/or download here.

UNRISD: United Nations Research Institute for Social Development
UNRISD pursues an active and varied publications programme, which includes in-house and commercially published books, special reports, programme and occasional papers, as well as newsletters on specific events and the Institute’s work in general.

Wiley On line library
Open access articles are freely available to read, download and share. There are a number of ways you can make your research open access with Wiley

Frontiers
Frontiers is a community-rooted, open-access academic publisher ( Journals) : Our grand vision is to build an Open Science platform where everybody has equal opportunity to seek, share and generate knowledge, and that empowers researchers in their daily work.

KIDS Frontiers
Frontiers for Young Minds believes that the best way to make cutting-edge science discoveries available to younger audiences is to enable young people and scientists to work together to create articles that are both accurate and exciting.

Emergent Scientist
Emergent Scientist is an open access international scientific journal dedicated to a student authorship and readership, and to lesser extent to teachers and researchers. Emergent Scientist is intended to provide students with accessible scientific material and to offer them a first publishing experience.

ITM Web of Conferences
ITM Web of Conferences is an Open Access publication series dedicated to archiving conference proceedings dealing with all the aspects related to information technology, computer science and mathematics.

JMIR Rehabilitation
JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies: Development and Evaluation of Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy and Assistive Technologies, Robotics, Prosthetics and Implants, Mobility and Communication Tools, Home Automation and Telerehabilitation.

Slade Knowledge Base
Browse through the most popular titles, recommendations, or recent reviews from our visitors. Perhaps you’ll find something interesting in the special collections. There are more than 29,000 eBooks available for Kindle, Nook, iPad and most other e-Readers, and they’re all free! If you still can’t decide what to read you might want to browse through some covers to see what strikes you fancy.

Today Science
Today Science publishes peer-reviewed, professional and scholarly journals in a wide range of academic disciplines. Each scholarly article submitted to Today Science must pass through rigorous quality control and professional peer-review evaluation process before qualifying for publication.

Open Edition
OpenEdition brings together four platforms dedicated to electronic resources in the humanities and social sciences.

UNRISD
The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) is an autonomous research institute within the UN system that undertakes multidisciplinary research and policy analysis on the social dimensions of contemporary development issues.

Hinari Programme
Hinari Programme set up by WHO together with major publishers, enables low- and middle- income countries to gain access to one of the world's largest collections of biomedical and health literature. Up to 13,000 journals (in 45 different languages), up to 56,000 e-books, up to 120 other information resources are now available to health institutions in more than 115 countries.

Internet Archive
The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, the print disabled, and the general public. Our mission is to provide Universal Access to All Knowledge.

OECD.Stat
OECD.Stat includes data and metadata for OECD countries and selected non-member economies.

UN iLibrary
The United Nations iLibrary is the first comprehensive global search, discovery, and viewing source for digital content created by the United Nations. It provides librarians, information specialists, scholars, students, policy makers, influencers and the general public with a single digital destination for seamlessly accessing publications, journals, data, and series published by the United Nations Secretariat, and its funds and programs.


DART-Europe E-theses Portal
Access to 731,702 open access research theses from 610 Universities in 28 European countries

DSpace@MIT
This collection of MIT Theses in DSpace contains selected theses and dissertations from all MIT departments. MIT's DSpace contains more than 40,000 theses completed at MIT dating as far back as the mid 1800's.

MyTO (Malaysian These Online)
It lists the theses collection compiled from public academic universities and university colleges as well as private academic universities

Theses Canada Portal
Library and Archives Canada provide free access of Canada theses collections.

TROVE (Australasian Digital Theses)
Find and get over 540,699,577 Australian and online resources: books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more

Open Access Theses and Dissertation (OATD)
Advanced research and scholarship. Theses and dissertations, free to find, free to use.

DiVA
DiVA portal is a finding tool and an institutional repository for research publications and student theses written at 44 universities and research institutions.

Hull’s Digital Repository, Hydra
The Hydra repository is a digital archive for the University of Hull. It has been developed to hold, manage, preserve and provide access to the growing body of digital material generated through the research, teaching and administrative activities of the University.

DR-NTU
DR-NTU capture, store and preserve the scholarly output of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and make it available to the global research community. The repository contains open access collections.

PQDT Open
With PQDT Open, you can read the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge.

QSpace :Queen’s Scholarship & Digital Collections
QSpace provides access to peer-reviewed articles, conference papers, technical reports, graduate theses and dissertations and other works produced by Queen’s faculty and students.


Directory of Open Access Books
The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of Open Access books.

Free TechBooks
This site lists free online computer science, engineering and programming books, textbooks and lecture notes, all of which are legally and freely available over the Internet.

Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books, or eBooks.

Engineering Technology
Free e-books download

OAPEN: Online library and publication platform
The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences.

Many Books
Browse through the most popular titles, recommendations, or recent reviews from our visitors. Perhaps you'll find something interesting in the special collections. There are more than 29,000 eBooks available for Kindle, Nook, iPad and most other e-Readers, and they're all free! If you still can't decide what to read you might want to browse through some covers to see what strikes you fancy.

Online Programming Books
This site lists free eBooks and online books related to programming, computer science, software engineering, web design, mobile app development, networking, databases, information technology, AI, graphics and computer hardware which are provided by publishers or authors on their websites legally.

Book online
Listing of over 2 million free books on the Web.

Free Book Centre
Freebookcentre.net contains links to thousands of free online technical books. Which Include core computer science, networking, programming languages, Systems Programming books, Linux books and many more

Sacred Texts
The most comprehensive collection of books on religion, mythology, folklore and the esoteric ever assembled....an incredible value with over 1700 books.

Techsupportalert Computer
Free Computer & Internet eBooks Online: This is a listing of 119 sites that legally offer free computer and internet related ebooks, for reading.

Techsupportalert Math
Free Math eBooks Online: This is a listing of 116 sites that legally offer free ebooks relating to math. There is a separate listing of sites offering free audio or video relating to math.

Techsupportalert Arts & Crafts
Free Arts & Crafts and Hobbies eBooks and Written Instructions: This is a listing of 42 sites that legally offer free ebooks and written instruction on Arts & Crafts and Hobbies.There is a separate listing of sites offering free video instructions in these genres at Free Arts & Crafts and Hobbies Video Instructions

Open Culture
Free textbooks (aka open textbooks) written by knowledgable scholars are a relatively new phenomenon. Below, find a meta list of Free Computer Science Textbooks, part of our larger collection.

Bookboon
Bookboon.com is the world’s largest publisher of online educational literature. We provide free textbooks for university students, premium eBooks for business professionals and learning solutions for companies.

JustFreeBooks
With JustFreeBooks you can find all sorts of free ebooks for your Kindle, Nook or tablet: public domain texts, open books, free audiobooks and more. JustFreeBooks searches the content of more than 700 websites that offer books without charge.

OpenStax
OpenStax is amazing. Access to these high-quality textbooks is game-changing for our students. Our high-quality educational tools give students access to the learning materials they need to succeed, at little to no cost. Because we don't believe anything should come between students and their future.

Open Sunny Textbook
The SUNY system has a strong history of openness and instructional innovation, including using OER to provide measurable impact on student success.

Open Book Publishers
At Open Book Publishers we are changing the nature of the traditional academic book. Our books are published in hardback, paperback, pdf and ebook editions, but they also include a free online edition that can be read via our website, downloaded, reused or embedded anywhere.

National Academies Press
The 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 operating under a charter granted by the Congress of the United States. The NAP publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and medicine, providing authoritative information on important matters in science and health policy.

Wikibooks
Wikibooks is a Wikimedia project for collaboratively writing open-content textbooks that anyone, including you, can edit right now by clicking on the edit link that appears near the top of each Wikibooks page. Wikibooks has two sub-projects; Wikijunior which is aimed at children and the Cookbook which is our collection of recipes and culinary topics.


ArXiv.org e-print
Provides open access to 922,096 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.

Computing Research Repository
CoRR allows researchers to search, browse and download papers through its online repository related to research in computing.

Core Repositories
CORE (Connecting Repositories) aims to facilitate free access to scholarly publications distributed across many systems. As of today, CORE gives you access to millions of scholarly articles aggregated from many Open Access repositories.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
The DOAJ aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. In short, the DOAJ aims to be the one-stop shop for users of open access journals.

E-print Network
E-prints are scholarly and professional works electronically produced and shared by researchers with the intent of communicating research findings.

EconBiz: Virtual Library for Economics and Business
EconBiz is a search portal for economics. The portal aims to support research in and teaching of economics with a central entry point for all kinds of subject-specific information and direct access to full texts.

Electronic Library of Mathematics
The Electronic Library of Mathematics contains online journals, article collections, monographs, and other electronic resources in the field of mathematics.

Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Hindawi Publishing Corporation provides many open access peer-reviewed articles from more than 400 journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines.

Springer Open Journals
SpringerOpen includes Springer’s portfolio of 160+ peer-reviewed fully open access journals across all areas of science ranging from very specialized titles to SpringerPlus, an interdisciplinary open access journal that covers all disciplines.

J-STAGE [Japan Science and Technology Information Aggregator
In order to maintain and develop Japan's science and technology research at an international level, it is important to disseminate outstanding research and development results to the world instantaneously. To that end, it is important to computerize bulletins of academic societies and research papers that are currently appeared on paper by user organizations and release them to the appearance on the Internet .

Welcome to IAENG International Journal of Computer Science (IJCS)
IAENG International Journal of Computer Science is published with both online and print versions. The journal covers the frontier issues in the computer science and their applications in business, industry and other subjects. It contains theories for understanding computing systems and methods; computational algorithms and tools; methodologies for testing of concepts. The subjects covered by the journal include artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, computational statistics, database, data mining, financial engineering, hardware systems, imaging engineering, internet computing, networking, scientific computing, software engineering, and their applications etc.

CogentOA
We believe in serving the needs of researchers so they are able to focus on making a difference through their research. We are a forward-thinking partner to the research communities, with journals across all areas of academia from education to engineering and medicine to mathematics. There is a journal in the Cogent Series for every researcher.

De Gruyter Open
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 600 own and third-party scholarly journals across all major disciplines.

Tandfoline: Taylor & Francis Group
Taylor & Francis Group's flourishing program of full open access journals.

OMICS International
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700+ leading-edge peer reviewed, Open Access Journals that operates with the help of 50,000+ Editorial Board Members and esteemed reviewers and 1000+ Scientific associations in Medical, Clinical, Pharmaceutical, Engineering, Technology and Management Fields

MDPI
MDPI is continuously expanding its portfolio of journals. Publishing proposals, including transfer of existing journals, launch of new titles or conversion of subscription journals to Open Access.

IJCAIP: International Journal of the Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice
The International Journal of the Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice (IJCAIP) established in March, 2006, is an international and interdisciplinary peer reviewed open access journal.

SciTechnol
In recent times, there has been a lot of debate on the implementation of Open Access for research publications. Realizing the potential of Open Access in terms of greater visibility within and beyond the scientific community, there has been a tremendous boost to Open Access movement through various Open Access publishers. Considering the importance of OA SciTechnol is offering open option to authors.

ARXIV
Open access to 1,331,009 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance, Statistics, Electrical Engineering and Systems Science and Economic Subject search and browse.

Cross-search
Cross-search Open Access repositories, including MMU's e-space, to locate research articles, working papers and dissertations

Bio-archive
bioRxiv (pronounced "bio-archive") is a free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences.

Digital Commons
The Digital Commons Network brings together free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, the Network includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.

e-LIS
Established in 2003, e-LIS is an international digital repository for Library and Information Science (LIS). It has grown to include a team of volunteer editors and support for 22 languages. The development of an international LIS network has been stimulated by the extension of the Open Access concept to LIS works and facilitated by the dissemination of material within the LIS community.

WorldCat
WorldCat is dedicated to offering you access to the widest possible range of resources. You are now able to search our collection and the collections of many other libraries worldwide using WorldCat, the world's largest network of library-based content and services.

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