• BioMed Central
    A collection "of more than 160 peer-reviewed open access journals", in disciplines such as biochemistry, bioinformatics, cancer, and ecology.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals
    "This service covers, free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals."
  • PubMedCentral
  • UK PubMed Central
    "..Uk PubMed Central (UKPMC) provides a stable, permanent, and free-to-access-online digital archive of full-text, peer-reviewed, research publications."


  • NCBI Bookshelf
    "The Bookshelf is a growing collection of biomedical books... ."
  • Project Gutenberg
    "There are 20,000 free books in the Project Gutenberg Online Book Catalog."
  • The Online Books Page
    The Online Books Page lists over 25,000 free books on the web.

Search Engines

If the full text is not available from the links in any of the search engines listed below, please use the University Libraries' Find Books and More or Find Full Text Journals links to locate locally available materials.

  • Scirus
    "Scirus is the most comprehensive science-specific search engine on the Internet. … Scirus searches over 300 million science-specific web pages … ."
  • Google Scholar
    "Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. … you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities andother scholarly organizations."
  • Librarians' Internet Index
  • BUBL Information Service
  • Internet Public Library
  • Voice of the Shuttle