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open access e-journals and e-books

e Journals

  1. SAGE: Open access Journals
    SAGE Open is a peer-reviewed ,Gold' open access journal from SAGE that publishes original research and review articles in an interactive, open access format. Articles may span the full spectrum of the social and behavioral sciences and the humanities.
  2. DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals
    DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. DOAJ is independent. All funding is via donations, 40% of which comes from sponsors and 60% from members and publisher members. All DOAJ services are free of charge including being indexed in DOAJ. All data is freely available.

e-Books

  1. Project Gutenberg
    Project Gutenberg offers over 57,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.
  2. DOAB: Directory of Open Access Books
    13030 Academic peer-reviewed books and chapters from 282 publishers

LAW Books

Useful Open Access Repository research tools

A selection of OA research tools

  1. Law Review Commons
    A freely available portal for open-access legal scholarship featuring many US law reviews. The site from be press brings together a growing collection of law reviews and legal journals in an easily browsable and searchable format. It contains both current issues and archival content spanning over 100 years from nearly 150 law reviews.
  2. OpenDOAR
    This freely available Directory of Open Access repositories allows you to search simultaneously scholarly repositories from across the UK and around the World (including SAS-Space). The JISC supported service is hosted and developed by the University of Nottingham.
  3. Shodhganga A reservoir of Indian Theses
    The Shodhganga@INFLIBNET Centre provides a platform for research students to deposit their Ph.D. theses and make it available to the entire scholarly community in open access. The repository has the ability to capture, index, store, disseminate and preserve ETDs submitted by the researchers
  4. ShodhGangotri: Synopses/Research Proposals for PhD programme
    Repository of Indian Research in Progress
  5. DSpace@University of Cambridge
    This repository holds the research output of members of the University of Cambridge. It is delivered and managed by the University Library"s Office of Scholarly Communication team.
  6. Digital Library of The Commons Repository
    The Digital Library of the Commons (DLC) is a gateway to the international literature on the commons. The DLC provides free and open access to full-text articles, papers, and dissertations.



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