Open Research Resource Sites

  • Digital Commons: Offers access to journals and primary materials held in repositories around the world.
  • CORE: A collection of open access research papers from around the world that aggregates open access research outputs from repositories and journals worldwide.
  • Academia: A platform for sharing academic research.
  • EthOS: Operated by the British Library, this site searches nearly half a million doctoral theses across a variety of disciplines.
  • ScienceOpen: A research and publishing network with a commitment to open science knowledge.
  • arXiv.org: An open access archive for scholarly articles in physics, mathematics, computer science, and quantitative fields.
  • Public Library of Science: Publishes research from more than 200 disciplines in the sciences and open access journals covering science and medicine fields.
  • dblp computer science bibliography: Provides open bibliographic information on computer science journals. Search for full text only allows access to the work as some titles not available in full text may be behind a paywall.
  • JURN: A multidisciplinary search engine offering links to scholarly websites, article and journals that are open to access.
  • paperity: A multipdisciplinary aggregator of open access journals and papers covering the sciences fields.
  • HathiTrust Digital Library: A collaborative of academic and research libraries preserving more than 17 million digitized items
  • Open Resources LibGuide: Guide created by Columbia College Chicago Library to sites related to open sources of text, image, and music sites.
  • Zotero: a free tool to assist in collecting, organizing, and citing research sources.