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The purpose of this page is to present various Open Access resources (Online books, journals, archives, gray literature and more) .

Related guide: Corona virus resources
In view of the Corona crisis, many of the world's leading publishers have decided to temporarily open their Corona related resources (articles, books, reference tools, etc.) to free access (fully / partially)

Open Access articles

Get the research

Find and understand peer-reviewed research papers 



 CORE’s mission is to aggregate all open access research outputs from repositories and journals worldwide and make them available to the public



Aimed at finding open access versions of published journal articles, which may be added to your reading list in place of a subscription resource


Open Access Button

Aimed at finding open access versions of published journal articles, which may be added to your reading list in place of a subscription resource


Open Access legal literature

United Nations Treaty Collection

More than 560 multilateral treaties which cover a broad range of subject matters such as human rights, disarmament and protection of the environment 


European Journal of Current Legal Issues

The oldest open access legal e-Journal in Europe, first published in 1995 as the Web Journal of Current Legal Issues and retitled to reflect a more European context in 2015.  It is refereed, focusing on issues which are topical and important within the field of law 

Classical Hebrew Books\Judaica

Classical Hebrew Books


Brown Judaic Studies - BJS Open Access Books

Brown Judaic Studies is a peer-reviewed series that  publish monographs, collections of essays, and translations of original sources in all fields of Judaic studies


Open Access periodicals

Directory of Open Access Journals

Online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals

Open access periodicals - Science

BioMed Central

BMC publishes open access journals in science and medicine



PLOS - Public Library of Science

open access e-journals in science and medicine


Open Access Repositories

 Open Access Repositories 

A list of of open access repositories 


Gray literature - Reports, conference summaries, theses, early publications, research papers

Global ETD Search

Dissertations and theses citations from around the world from 1861 to the present day together with 1 million full text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format 


GreyNet International

Open access repository of grey literature.



Open access to 700.000 bibliographical references of grey literature (paper) produced in Europe 


World Health Organization

Publications of the World Heath Organization 


Open Access books

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

DOAB is a searchable database of peer reviewed scientific monographs that have been made accessible by academic publishers in open access. 



A large-scale collaborative repository of digital content from research libraries.


Internet Archive

An American digital library that provides free public access to collections of digitized materials.


Open Access Publishing in European Networks

The OAPEN Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to open access, peer-reviewed books.


Open Research Library

The Open Research Library (ORL) is planned to include all Open Access book content worldwide on one platform for user-friendly discovery, offering a seamless experience navigating more than 20,000 Open Access books. includes Knowledge Unlatched ebooks.



Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks.


NCBI Bookshelf

Free online access to ebooks and documents in life sciences and healthcare.



Open access textbooks


Open textbook project from Rice University.


Open Textbooks Hub on OER Commons

Links to many different open textbook sites around the world in many disciplines.


Milne Open Textbooks
Milne Library Publishing at SUNY Geneseo manages and maintains Milne Open Textbooks, a catalog of open textbooks authored and peer-reviewed by SUNY faculty and staff.


Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier.