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Open Access Resources

This is a new trend which is being practised and used in many areas in the world. This trend is called "Open Access Journals and Databases". This is the simplest way where the public may access the journals or databases in full content freely and in most cases downloadable or for which otherwise specified.

Academic Conferences International - e-journals
Based near Reading, South Oxfordshire in the UK with a North American office in Montreal, Canada. ACI operates on a worldwide basis, holding conferences in Continental Europe, North and South America, the Middle East and Africa.
Annals Academic of Medicine Singapore
The Annals is the official medical journal of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. It is a refereed monthly journal appearing in the Index Medicus and has been accepted in the Science Citation Index-Expanded, ISI Alerting Services, and Current Contents®/Clinical Medicine.
Bioline International
Bioline International is an electronic publishing service, founded in 1993.
It is operated by bioscientists and librarians who believe that scientific information can be distributed more widely, more cheaply and with added scientific value using electronic means.
Cambridge Digital Library’s Islamic Manuscript
The Cambridge Digital Library will draw together books, manuscripts and other items from across our collections that are especially significant. Many of them have been displayed in Library exhibitions in the past – now they can be accessed at any time, from anywhere in the world, and browsed cover to cover exhibitions in the past – now they can be accessed at any time, from anywhere in the world, and browsed cover to cover.
City Journal
City Journal offers a stimulating mix of hard-headed practicality and cutting-edge theory, with articles on everything from school financing, policing strategy, and welfare policy to urban architecture, family policy, and the latest theorizing emanating from the law schools, the charitable foundations, even the schools of public health.
CORE: Connecting Repositories
CORE harvests research papers from data providers from all over the world including institutional and subject repositories, open access and hybrid journal publishers.
Dart Europe E-Theses Portal
The DART-Europe partners help to provide researchers with a single European Portal for the discovery of Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs)
DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals
DOAJ is a community-curated list of open access journals and aims to be the starting point for all information searches for quality, peer-reviewed open access material. The database contains 12000 open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities.
Electronic Journal of Information Systems Evaluation (EJISE)
The Electronic Journal of Information Systems Evaluation (EJISE) publishes research on topics relevant to Information Systems Management as well as Information Systems Evaluation.

ERIC Education Resources Information Center
Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is a comprehensive, easy-to-use, searchable, Internet-based bibliographic and full-text database of education research and information. The ERIC website is offered free for public use by the Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education.
UM e-Journal
UM e-Journal is provided by the University of Malaya (UM).

E-LIS: E-Prints in Library and Information Science
E-LIS is an open access archive for scientific or technical documents, published or unpublished, on Librarianship, Information Science & Technology, and related areas. E-LIS is based on the voluntary work of an international team of librarians.
European Journal of Current Legal Issues
The European Journal of Current Legal Issues (EJoCLI) is the oldest open access legal eJournal in Europe, first published in 1995 as the Web Journal of Current Legal Issues and retitled to reflect a more European context in 2015.  It is refereed, focusing on issues that are topical and important within the field of law. The Journal is currently edited at the School of Law, Lancaster University.  From 1995 to 2012 it was published at Newcastle University and between 2012 to 2016 at the School of Law, Queen's University of Belfast.
Free Medical Journals
The Free Medical Journals Site is dedicated to the promotion of free access to medical journals over the Internet
Harvard Design Magazine
Harvard Design Magazine aims to provide a forum for practitioners, journalists and academics primarily architecture, landscape architecture and urban and design planning.
Hindawi Journals
Hindawi publishes a collection of peer-reviewed, open access journals covering several areas in Engineering, Life Sciences, Mathematics, and Physical Sciences. All articles published in Hindawi journals are open access and distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium provided the original work is properly cited. The following pages provide a listing of all journals currently published, newly launched, or currently under development.
IIUM Journals
IIUM Journal Publication is the publishing arm of the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). IIUM promotes research and education by efficiently coordinating the publication of research projects; maintaining strategic alliances with distributors and other publishers, and regularly participating in book exhibitions and sales. To this date, IIUM Journal Publication has published more than 461 issues in various journals.
Indian Journal of Urology
Indian Journal of Urology-IJU (ISSN 0970-1591) is the official publication of the Urological Society of India. The journal is published quarterly
Information Research
Information Research, is open access, international, scholarly journal, dedicated to making accessible the results of research across a wide range of information-related disciplines
International Young Scholar Journal of Language (IYSJL)
International Young Scholar Journal of Language (IYSJL) is an online, peer-reviewed biannual journal. The journal aims to provide an avenue for young scholars to publish their research work and to share their findings or insights with other young scholars, academicians and practitioners.
Japan Science and Technology Information Aggregator, electronic.
Malaysian Publications

Malaysian Citation Index
Delivering access to bibliographic and citation information from scholarly literature published in Malaysian journals, conference proceedings, chapters in books and theses in the sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences and the Humanities

Medical Journal of Malaysian
Published in 1890 this journal originated as the Journal of the Straits Medical Association. With the formation of the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA), the Journal became the official organ, supervised by an editorial board. Some of the early Hon. Editors were Mr H.M. McGladdery (1960 - 1964), Dr A.A. Sandosham (1965 - 1977), Prof. Paul C.Y. Chen (1977 - 1987).
National Center for Biotechnology Information
The National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.

Open Access PTAR UiTM Puncak Alam
Open Access Theses and Dissertation
OATD is a resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world.
PATENTSCOPE® Search Service
The PATENTSCOPE database provides access to international Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications in full-text format on the day of publication, as well as to patent documents of participating national and regional patent offices.
Singapore Medical Journal
The Singapore Medical Journal (SMJ) is the monthly publication of the Singapore Medical Association (SMA). The Journal aims to advance medical practice and clinical research by publishing high-quality articles that add to the clinical knowledge of physicians in Singapore and worldwide.
Royal Society Open Science
A fast, open journal publishing high-quality research across all of science, engineering and mathematics
The South Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health
The Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health is published by the SEAMEO Regional Tropical Medicine and Public Health Network (SEAMEO TROPMED Network).
UTS ePress Journals
UTS ePRESS is the digital, open access scholarly publishing arm of the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).