Open access e-resources

The Collections

Bioline International http://www.bioline.org.br/
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.

BioMedCentral http://www.biomedcentral.com/browse/journals/
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 http://www.doaj.org/
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 http://highwire.stanford.edu/lists/freeart.dtl

Medknow Publications
high-quality, peer-reviewed journals in the medical area. A list of titles and links to journal home pages is available at: http://www.eln.bc.ca/view.php?id=1127

PubMedCentral http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/
160 fulltext journals, Medicine

Public Library of Science http://www.plos.org/
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.

For more information visit:

OSS – Open Source Software (http://www.osss4lib.org/readings/oss4lib-getting-startde.php)
Open Access News (http://www.biomedcentral.com/openaccess/default.asp)