Open access e-resources

The Collections

Bioline International
a not-for-profit electronic publishing service committed to providing open access to quality research journals published in developing countries. 34 journals as of Jan. 10, 2004.

Over 100 journals. Articles are immediately, freely available. Subscriptions may be required for other content, such as reviews or paper reports.

Directory of Open Access Journals
Over 1,400 free, full text, scholarly and scientific journals. Coverage is intended to include all subjects and languages.

Highwire Press
HighWire Press is the largest archive of free full-text science on Earth! As of 1/19/05, we are assisting in the online publication of 823,119 free full-text articles and 2,080,913 total articles.(from Highwire web site) 194 journals freely available either immediately on publication, or after an embargo period.
A list of titles and embargo periods is at

Medknow Publications
high-quality, peer-reviewed journals in the medical area. A list of titles and links to journal home pages is available at:

160 fulltext journals, Medicine

Public Library of Science
2 journals so far, PLoS Biology and PLoS Medicine. In 2005, 3 new community journals will be launched: PLoS Genetics, PLoS Computational Biology, and PLoS Pathogens.

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OSS – Open Source Software (
Open Access News (