Open Access Resources

Academic Journals
The Academic Journalsis a broad-based publisher of peer-reviewed open access journals, publishing over 111 open access journals covering art and humanities, engineering, medical science, social sciences, biological sciences, physical sciences and agricultural sciences.  


African Journals OnLine (AJOL) is the world's largest and pre-eminent collection of peer-reviewed, African-published scholarly journals. Historically, scholarly information has flowed from North to South and from West to East.  In partnership with hundreds of journals from all over the continent, AJOL works to change this, so that African-origin research output is available to Africans and to the rest of the world.


Bepress was built by scholars to serve the needs of scholars. In the late 1990's, academic journals were plagued by slow turnaround times, limited access, and unreasonable prices. Publishers wanted to maximize profits, while editors wanted to maximize readership and share ideas. In 1999, UC Berkeley Professors Robert Cooter, Aaron Edlin, and Ben Hermalin banded together to launch a sustainable alternative. 

Bioline International

Bioline International (BI) is a not-for-profit scholarly publishing cooperative committed to providing open access to quality research journals published in developing countries. BI's aims at reducing the South to North knowledge gap in understanding of health (tropical medicine, infectious diseases, epidemiology, emerging new diseases), biodiversity, the environment, conservation and international development.

British Medical Journal (BMJ)

Providing high content for health professionals and researchers across the world, this collection includes not only the BMJ but some of the most influential speciality journals in their field

Computer Concepts

This contains basic ICT materials in computer and networking concepts, computer operating systems, applications, productivity software (word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation graphics.), how to connect to the Internet, conduct online research 

Directory of Open Access Books

The Directory of Open Access Books is a service of OAPEN Foundation (Open Access Publishing in European Networks). The OAPEN Foundation is an international initiative dedicated to Open Access monograph publishing, based at the National Library in The Hague. 

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) lists free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and languages. 


Eldis is an online information service providing free access to relevant, up-to-date and diverse research on international development issues. It contains over 7,500 content from development organisations - all available free to download. 

Encyclopedia Britannica

Britannica Online academic edition delivers fast and easy access to high quality information in a vast range of subject areas. It provides a single point of access to the full text of the Encyclopædia Britannica plus a range of other titles and databases.

Contains freely available for non-commercial use materials epidemiology from the School of Public Health, University of North Carolina.The site contains; study materials and aids, Past examinations questions for practice. 

Free Medical Journal

It contains free full text medical journals and eBooks


FreeBooks4Doctors was created to promote the free availability of medical books on the Internet. Get access to 395 books on different fields of medicine. 


This site lists free online computer science, engineering and programming books, textbooks and lecture notes, all of which are legally and freely available over the Internet. Throughout this site, other terms are used to refer to a book, such as ebook, text, document, monogram or notes. 

Fundamentals of Computers: For Undergraduate Courses in Commerce and Management

This googlebook dwells on fundamentals that one must learn in order to pursue any venture in the computer field. This book has 13 chapters, each chapter covering basic as well as advanced concepts. Designed as self-study guide for professionals who want to improve their proficiency with computers.  

Highwire Press

Highwire Press contains articles/Journals on computer science, mathematics, engineering, statistics, management, economics and many others.Hosted by Stanford Universitywith most recent articles free while others are available after 12 months.

Hindawi Publishing

The Hindawi publishing contains about 434 peer-reviewed, open access journals covering all areas of Science, Technology, and Medicine, as well as several areas of Social Sciences.


This is a convenient place for finding, previewing and downloading free documents.The website provides a search engine for documents and books i.e. PDF documents, presentations and books in a very simple and fast way.


INTECH contains Peer-reviewed open access journals and eBooks in Science, Medicine, engineering, technology, social sciences, and humanities. 

ITID Publications

Information Technologies & International Development(ITID) contains peer-reviewed, international, multidisciplinary papers designed for researchers and practitioners from the engineering and social sciences, technologists, policy makers, and development specialists, it particularly focuses on the intersection of information and communication technologies (ICT) with economic and social development.

MDPI Open Access Journals

The Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), is a platform for over 120 diverse peer-reviewed, scientific open-access journals catering for diverse scientific subjects ranging from basic research in natural and social sciences, to engineering and

Medical Student

Provides a digital library of authoritative medical information for all students of medicine. It contains medical textbooks arranged alphabetically in topics from Anatomy to Urology. Each textbook included is free to use, in part or in whole. 

Microsoft eBooks

Largest collection of FREE Microsoft eBooks ever, including: Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Office 2013, Office 365, Office 2010, SharePoint 2013, Dynamics CRM, PowerShell, Exchange Server, Lync 2013, System Center, Azure, Cloud, SQL Server.

MIT's Open Course Ware

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Open Course Ware is a collection ofweb-based publication of virtually all MIT course contentparticularly on economics, engineering, computer science, mathematics, management and much more. 


Open Culture brings together high-quality cultural & educational media for the worldwide lifelong learning community. Has Computer Science courses online from the world’s leading universities. You can download audio & video courses straight to your computer or mp3 player.

Open Educational Resources (OER)

Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that you may freely use and reuse, without charge for teachers and learner Worldwide learning network of shared teaching and learning materials made freely available online.    


Zain Books contains resources to read online or download especially in computer science, business, commerce, management, accounting, finance, marketing and human resource management.

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