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Open textbooks are licensed by authors and publishers to be freely used and adapted. Download, edit and distribute them at no cost. Now offering 1092 open textbooks. Click here, Needing Open Text books Open Textbook Library – Open Textbook Library (

Google Scholar  Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. 

Research4Life, Research4Life provides institutions in low-and middle-income countries with online access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content. We aim to improve teaching, research and policymaking in health, agriculture, the environment and other life, physical and social sciences. To access the content portal, log in here or by clicking the icon on the top right.

Science Direct Science Direct is Elsevier’s leading information solution for researchers, teachers, students, health care professionals and information professionals . It combines authoritative, full-text scientific, technical and health publications with smart, intuitive functionality so that you can stay informed in your field, and can work more effectively and efficiently. It hosts over 12 million pieces of content from 3,500 academic journals and 34,000 e-books. Web site:

Google Books This is the world’s most comprehensive index of full-text books. Google Books is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition (OCR), and stored in its digital database. Books are provided either by publishers and authors, through the Google Books Partner Program, or by Google’s library partners, through the Library Project

Web site: arXiv arXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics. Submissions to arXiv should conform to Cornell University academic standards. arXiv is owned and operated by Cornell University, a private not-for-profit educational institution. Open access to 1,159,449 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.

Web site: JSTOR JSTOR means Journal Store and it is a growing digital library of more than 2,000 academic journals, 20,000 books, and 2 million primary source objects. JSTOR helps students, scholars, and other individuals discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform. Web site: To access this use the login details below: User name;     aucalib12 PassWord:     aucalibrary2016

The Online Books Page:

This Online Books Page is a website that facilitates very easy access to books that are freely readable over the Internet besides encouraging the development of such online books to benefit the readers.


National Academies Press (NAP)

Offers more than 3,7000 books online in science & biomedical sciences. 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. l

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The Bookshelf is a growing collection of biomedical books that can be searched directly. National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine


Bookboon ebooks

As a global eBook publisher, offers a huge range of over 1000 eBooks in seven languages, directly available to download from the website. originates from Denmark, out of Ventus Publishing, established in 1988. Ever since it was founded, the company has focused on publishing education related books for business professionals and students.


Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) is a discovery service for peer reviewed books published under an open access license. DOAB provides a searchable index to the information about these books, with links to the full texts of the publications at the publisher’s website or repository.


Electronic Journals Library (EJL)

EJL is a service to facilitate the use of scholarly journals on the internet. It offers a fast, structured and unified interface to access full text articles online covering all academic disciplines.

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Bartleby publishes thousands of free online classics of reference, literature and non-fiction.

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Electronic Supply of Publications to and from Universities in Developing Countries (eSAP) 

The eSAP project is a collaboration project between African universities in the North and the South. Its goal is to enable universities in developing countries to gain access to international scientific journals through the Internet. eSAP also aims to assist academics in developing countries to publish their articles on the Internet.

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Flying Publisher

Acts as a portal to credible medical and health related websites, and in particular, to the following sites: Amedeo; Free Medical Information; Free Medical Journals; FreeBooks4Doctors; GoldenLinks4Doctors; Medicine on Earth and Senior Physicians.

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Intute is a free online service that provides access to the very best Web resources for education and research. With millions of resources available on the Internet.

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NLM Gateway

The NLM Gateway is a Web-based system that lets users search simultaneously in multiple retrieval systems at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). It allows users of NLM services to initiate searches from one Web interface, providing “one-stop searching” for many of NLM’s information resources or databases.

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MedKnow offers access to +40 full-text e-journal titles under the Open Access Initiative. Medknow Publications is the largest publisher in India for academic and scientific biomedical journals. Medknow provides solutions for the scientific publishing community, helping in publication and dissemination of research information.

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Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (ndltd)

The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) is an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). This site provides access to the full text of theses and dissertations.

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PubMed Entrez

PubMed comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

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PubMed Central (PMC)

PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). It has over 14 million citations for biomedical articles. Citations are taken from MEDLINE and additional life science journals. It also includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.

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UNESCO Documents & Publications 

UNESCO Documents & Publications is a clearinghouse for the dissemination and sharing of information and knowledge. It helps member states to build their human and institutional capacities in diverse fields.

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