Open Access Resources

The Open University of Tanzania Library provides a list of links to open access resources. These include open access publishers, directories, toolkits, portals and more. The library also maintain lists of Multi-disciplinary, Multi-disciplinary Science and subject specific resources.

A- Z Open Access Resources

Alberta Law Review [ Law ]

Amsterdam Law reform [ Law]

Annales Geophysicae [ solar–terrestrial and planetary sciences]

AfricaBib [ Collection of Africana social science titles]

Africana Periodical Literature [ Journal articles originating from Africa ]

African Women [ Database on women in Africa]merican Medical Association [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

Arxiv  [Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics]

Association for Information Systems  [ ICT ]

Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE) [ Repository ]

Bioline International [ bioscience ]

BioMed Central [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

BioOne [ Full-texts of high-impact bio-science research journals ]

BMC Biology [ Research and methodology articles on biology ]

BMJ Journals [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

British Medical Journal (BMJ): [ Medical and Allied Science ]

Cancer.gov [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

ChemSpider [ Chemistry ]

Chemistry Central [ Chemistry]

ChemSynthesis [ Chemistry ]

Center for International Earth Science Information Network [ Earth and Environmental Science ]

Women Travelers, Explorers and Missionaries to Africa [ Books & articles on explorers, missionaries & women travelers in Africa]

British Library for Development Studies Digital Library 

Cooperative African Newspapers Project

CERN [ Physics ]

Development Leadership Programme (DLProg) [ Development Resources ]

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) [ Multidisciplinary ]

Directory of Open Access Resources (OpenDOAR)  [ Repository ]

Directory of Open Access scholarly Resources [Multidisciplinary]

Eldis  [ Multidisciplinary ]

Electronic Library of Mathematics  [ Mathematics and Statistics ]

ELibrary [ICT]

eLife [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

EResources Management Handbook [ ICT ]

EPA Environmental Protection Agency [Earth and Environmental Science]

Education Resource Information Centre (ERIC) [ Education ]

Educause Quartely [ Education ]

EJournal Delivery Service [ Mathematics and Statistics ]

EMath for Africa [ Mathematics and Statistics ]

Essential Health Links  [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

Ethos: Electronic Theses Online Service [ Multidisciplinary]

FAO

FreeBooks4Doctors [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

Free Medical Journals  [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

Geneva Foundation for Medical and Research  [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

Global Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Search

Global Library of Women’s Medicine (GLOWM) [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

Globethics.net Libraries [ Humanities and Social Sciences ]

Guide to Electronic Thesis and Dissertations  [Repository]

Health Education Assets Library

Highwire Press [Multidisciplinary]

HippoCampus [Multidisciplinary]

IFLA Library [ Repository ]

iLumina

INDMED  [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

Information Management Resource Kit (IMARK)

International Mathematics Union   [ Mathematics and Statistics ]

Internet Archive [ Multidisciplinary ]

Intute

International Development Research Centre  [Development Resources]

JURN [ Humanities and Social Sciences ]

Juriprudence of International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda [ Humanities and Social Sciences ]

Kenya Coast [ Database of articles and books on the coastal region of Kenya & Zanzibar]

Lancet  [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

Livestock, Environment and Development (LEAD) [Development Resources]

Makerere Institutional Repository (Mak IR) [ Area: Multidisciplinary ]

MedicalStudent.com [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

Mother, Infant and Young Infant Nutrition & Malnutrition  [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

Multimedia Educational Resource (MERLOT) [ Area: Multidisciplinary ]

National Academy Press [ Area: Multidisciplinary ]

National Information Service for Earthquake Engineering (NISEE) [Technology and Engineering]

NCBI [ Molecular biology information] [ Area: Biology ]

OAIster [ Repository ] [ Area: Multidisciplinary ]

OECD Working Papers [ Area: Multidisciplinary ]

Open Book Publishers  [ Humanities and Social Sciences ]

Open Educational Resources Commons [ Area: Multidisciplinary ]

Open Science Directory [ Area: Multidisciplinary ]

PhysMath Central  [ Mathematics and Statistics ]

Project Euclid  [ Mathematics and Statistics ]

POPLINE [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

Public Health Online [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

Public Library of Science: [ Public Health ]

PubMed [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

PubMedCentral [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

Registry of Open Access Repositories (ROAR) [ Repository ]

Repository66Map [ Repository ]

Royal College of Psychiatrists [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

Source [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

ScienceOpen [ Science]

Social Sciences Directory [ Social Sciences ]

Social Science Research Network (SSRN) [ Social Sciences ]

Social Science Virtual Library [ Humanities and Social Sciences ]

SPARC Repository Resource [ Repository ]

SpringerOpen [ Area: Multidisciplinary ]

Survey of Scientific and Technological Information Needs in Less-Developed and Developing Countries [ Area: Science and Technology ]

Taylor & Francis and Routledge [ Area: Multidisciplinary ]

TerraLib [ Area: Multidisciplinary ]

The American Mathematical Society  [ Mathematics and Statistics ]

UNESCOD [ Area: Multidisciplinary ]

University of Nevada, Reno’s open access databases [ Area: Multidisciplinary ]

University of Oxford Podcasts [ Area: Multidisciplinary ]

Virginia Tech Electronic Library [ Area: Multidisciplinary ]

World Development Report Online [ Area: Multidisciplinary ]

Wiley Open Access [ Area: Multidisciplinary ]

WHO Database (WHOLIS)  [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

WHO Regional Health and Medical Databases  [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

WHO Reproductive Health Library (RHL) [ Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

WorldWideScience.org [ Area: Multidisciplinary ]

World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists (WFSA) [Health Sciences- Medicine and Public Health]

TOXINET [ Chemistry ]

WWW Chemistry  Guide [ Chemistry ]

World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) [Development Resources]

WWW Library: Women’s History  [ Humanities and Social Sciences ]