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ABC Free Online Chemistry Journals

Access and download Free peer-viewed open access chemistry Journals arranged alphabetically.

African Journals Online (AJOL)

AJOL is the world's largest online collection of African-published, peer-reviewed scholarly journals. It provides free online hosting for over 500 peer-reviewed journals from 31 African countries, using open source software. AJOL's partner journals cover the full range of academic disciplines with particularly strong sections on health, agriculture and African studies.

American Institute of Physics journals

AIP publishes 17 journals, three of which are published in partnership with other organizations; magazines, including AIP’s flagship publication Physics Today; and the AIP Conference Proceedings series.  Scitation hosts over 2 million articles from more than 200 scholarly publications from 28 learned society publishers. The AIP Thesaurus contains 7,500 terms, and AIP’s disambiguation project mapped multiple name variations for more than 850,000 authors and 23,000 institutions.

American Physical Society

Access to the journals produced by the American Physical Society and the Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA). They have the following subject areas; Physics, Applied physics, Atomic, molecular and optical physics, Condensed matter and materials physics, Nuclear physics, Particles, fields, gravitation, and cosmology, Statistical, non-linear, and soft matter physics, Accelerators and beams, Physics education research
ASA - Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA) The Society has grown steadily in membership and stature since its organization in 1929. A variety of fields related to sound are represented: Physics, Measurement Technologies, and Instrumentation, Nearly All Engineering Disciplines, including, • Electrical • Mechanical • Civil • Aeronautical
Robotics and Computer Sciences, Oceanography
Ocean Engineering, Underwater Propagation
Biology, Physiology, Psychology, Architecture (e.g., Concert Hall Design), Speech and Hearing, Music
Noise and Noise Control, Noise Effects, Animal Bioacoustics, Structural Acoustics and Vibration
Bookboon e-books Bookboon is global eBook publisher which offers a wide range of over 900 textbooks for students and 600 eBooks for business professionals in 7 languages. They have free full-text e-books in Accounting, Economics & Finance, Engineering, IT & Programming, Languages, Marketing & Law, Natural Sciences, Statistics & Mathematics, Strategy & Management
Booksee This is a portal that claims to have over 2,400,000 downloadable e-books (PDFs).  It has a keyword search engine plus a broad subject category listing.  Search listings are limited to 100 titles so precise keyword searches should be used.  Each title entry notes the language of the e-book and MB size.  Due to the size of the full-text books, downloading can be time-consuming especially if there is limited bandwidth.  
British Institute of Radiology Journals BIR Publications is the publishing arm of the British Institute of Radiology (BIR), publishing books and journals covering all aspects of radiology, radiation oncology, medical physics and the underpinning sciences.
CABI Direct  CAB Direct is CABI’s online database platform, providing a single point of access to all of your CABI database subscriptions. CABI has worked with development partners from across academia and industry to develop the next generation of the CAB Direct platform.
Through CAB Direct you have access to:
• over 11.5 million bibliographic records over 350,000
• over 350,000 full text articles hosted by CABI
• many other authoritative reviews, news articles and reports
Cambridge University Press - Cambridge Journals Online They have full text of over 380 Cambridge University Press Online Journals in Political Science, Linguistics, Social Science, Humanities, Law, Mathematics, Science, Medicine

Canadian Science Publishing (publisher of the NRC Research Press journals)


Full text of 20 online peer-reviewed journals in a broad range of scientific disciplines with back files dating back to 1996 in most cases. Subjects covered are: botany, cell biology, Chemistry, civil engineering, earth science, fisheries and aquatic sciences, forestry, microbiology, physics, sport science, and zoology

Cochrane Library The Cochrane Library is a collection of online searchable databases containing high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Cochrane Reviews represent the highest level of evidence on which to base clinical treatment decisions. In addition to Cochrane Reviews, The Cochrane Library provides other sources of reliable information, from other systematic reviews abstracts, technology assessments, economic evaluations and individual clinical trials all the current evidence in one single environment.
De Gruyter LIS Books Contain 85 e-books, predominantly IFLA publications on Library and Information Science.
Directory of Open Access Books DOAB has more than 750 free full-text e-books, all of which are in Open Access and meet academic standards covering all subjects and many languages.



Ebrary academic complete offers access to more than fifty thousand electronic books in all subject areas.

EBSCO Host Research Databases This collection provides access to eight comprehensive EBSCOhost databases covering a variety of disciplines:
● Academic Search Premier ● Business Source Premier ● ERIC ● MasterFILE Premier ● Newspaper Source ● Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition ● Health Source: Consumer Edition ● MEDLINE
EBSCO Religion and Theology Collection This database is an essential resource for religious and theological studies, providing bibliographic records covering topics such as biblical studies, world religions, church history and religion in social issues. Updated monthly, ATLA Religion Database (ATLA RDB) contains over 1.8 million indexed records covering the research literature of religion in over 60 languages. Most coverage spans from 1908 to the present, while an ambitious retrospective indexing project provides citations of select titles back to their original publication date.  

Elsevier Open access journals

List of all A-Z articles in open access journals which are published by Elsevier have undergone peer review that is permanently free for everyone to read and download in different subjects


Emerald insight 

Manages a range of digital products, a portfolio of nearly 300 journals, more than 2,500 books on Education, Sociology, marketing, Human Resource, business disciplines, engineering and materials science


ERIC Institute of Education Science Have access to Bibliographic records of education literature, plus a growing collection of full text resources
Free Book Center This portal focuses primarily on academic material.  It has a keyword search tool and also a list of broad subject categories.  One of the principal categories is Medicine which is divided into a lengthy list of sub-categories.  Each entry notes the title, language format and many contain a one sentence summary plus the link to the PDF.
Free Books 4 Doctors

Free full-text textbooks on medical literature. Have unrestricted access to scientific knowledge.


Free-Ebooks.NET Discover all-new, rising authors. Independent writers offer both entertaining fiction/romance for your enjoyment and non-fiction to help you find info from self-help to biz growth.
Geological Society - The Lyell Collection Complete Launched in 2007 to celebrate 200 years of the Geological Society of London, the Lyell Collection is an online collection comprising of the Society’s journal titles, Special Publications and key book series - plus journals published on behalf of other societies. Cutting edge science sits alongside important historical material, all captured and presented to the highest electronic standards and benefiting from the extensive functionality of HighWire Press’ platform
Google Books


Read Full text books online free. You can also save links/ Citation of books in your personal google account.


Hindawi publishes peer-reviewed, Open Access journals across many areas of science, technology, and medicine, as well as several areas of social science. Hindawi’s journals are indexed in the leading abstracting and indexing databases, including the Web of Science, Scopus, PubMed, INSPEC, Mathematical Reviews, and Chemical Abstracts.

HST - Libraries in a Digital Age


Over 800 specially prepared online audio-visual lectures by leading experts in business and management fields.  The collection is an ideal resource to embed within any business and management course.


HST - The Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection

Over 800 specially prepared online audio-visual lectures by leading experts in business and management fields.  The collection is an ideal resource to embed within any business and management course.


IMF eLibrary The IMF is viewed as one of the world’s most authoritative sources for economic information, analysis and harmonized statistics.  IMF eLibrary provides comprehensive data and original analysis, with coverage of almost every economy in the world and a special focus on developing and emerging economies. They have more than 15,000 titles and one million data series; archival material to 1948.
Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) publishes 14 scholarly journals, including the flagship journals Management Science and Operations Research. They publish journals on these subjects: Operations Research, Management Science, Analytics, Operations Management, Information Systems, Decision Analysis, Research Theory, Marketing Research and Science, Computing and Information Technologies, Research Theory, Strategic Management, Mathematical Theory, Supply Chain Management, Science Research and Education

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IOPscience IOPscience is an online service for journal content published by IOP Publishing. IOPscience embraces innovative technologies to make it easier for researchers to access scientific, technical and medical content. IOP publishes more than 70 of the world's most prestigious journals in physics and related sciences
JSTOR JSTOR is a growing digital library of academic journals, books, and primary source objects. It helps students, scholars, and other individuals discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform. Subject areas include: Business, Economics, History, Political Science, Language & Literature, Art & Art History, Music, Mathematics & Statistics, Education, Area Studies, Life Sciences and Ecology & Botany
Liebert Online Founded in 1980, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is universally acknowledged for establishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in the most promising areas of biotechnology, biomedical research/life sciences, clinical medicine and surgery, and law. Liebert Online delivers electronic access to peer-reviewed journals published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc


Liverpool University Press Liverpool University Press (LUP) is the UK’s third oldest university press with a history dating back to 1899. LUP has rapidly expanded in recent years to become an award-winning academic publisher that produces approximately 75 books a year and 25 journals, specializing in literature, modern languages, history and visual culture. Our journal collection highlights the breadth and scope of journals that compliment each other in history, literature, language, cultural studies, religious studies, and planning.
MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute) MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute) is an academic open-access publisher which publishes 150 diverse peer-reviewed, scientific, open access, electronic journals is all subjects. MDPI publishing activities are supported by more than 9,900 active scientists and academic editors on their journals' international editorial boards, including several Nobelists. More than 187,500 individual authors have already published with MDPI. MDPI.com receives more than 4.2 million monthly web page views.
Memorial University Libraries - Free EJournals Free E-journals on all research subject areas from different databases
Nature Publishing Group eJournals  Nature Publishing Group (NPG) brings you leading scientific and medical research from across the globe. The portfolio combines the continued excellence of Nature, its associated research and review journals, and over 60 leading academic and society journals. It publishes over 60 journals, with over 2000 articles published in 2012 that are open access or offer open access options. These include Nature Communications, Scientific Reports, Frontiers, Scientific Data, and Horticulture Research. Subjects includes: Chemistry, Clinical Practice & Research, Earth & Environment, Life sciences and Physical sciences.
OECD iLibrary OECD is the world's largest think-tank, renowned for its authoritative, internationally comparable statistics, analysis, and outlooks in Economics, Public Policy, Social Sciences and Environmental issues.
OMICS International OMICS International is a scientific organization that promotes open access for relevant scientific information and research findings. About 700 open access scientific journals are handled by more than 50000 editorial board members who belong to both academic and industrial circles in all aspects of Science, Engineering, Management and Technology journals.
Open Book Publishers Open Book Publishers offers online digital editions free of charge so that students, researchers and members of the public who cannot afford a printed edition can still have access to quality research. They publish monographs and textbooks in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
OSA Journals They contain 15 Optics and photonics journals published by OSA, conference papers, and selected OSA meeting content, including Advances in Optics and Photonics (AOP), new in 2009. The Optical Society of America brings together optics and photonics scientists, engineers, educators, technicians and business leaders.
OUP - Oxford Journals OUP offers access to 324 prestigious and authoritative journals published in collaboration with some of the world’s most influential and scholarly professional societies. The 2017 Oxford Journals Collection includes cited journals in the fields of Medicine, Life Sciences, Humanities, Law, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences.
Palgrave Macmillan eJournals Palgrave Macmillan, one of the largest publishers of cutting-edge academic resources, publishing across all formats in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Business. Site license access is also available across over 60 peer-reviewed journals. Subjects covered by this database are: business and management, economics, education, information systems and technology, political science and international studies, social and cultural studies, urban design and architecture
Project Muse Books  Project MUSE includes 366,569 articles and 826,709 chapters by 249 publishers. It is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content since 1995. Its electronic journal collections have supported a wide array of research needs at academic, public, special, and school libraries worldwide.
Public Library of Science (PLOS) PLOS was founded in 2001 as a nonprofit Open Access publisher, innovator and advocacy organization with a mission to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication. Since launching its first journal in 2003, PLOS has been a force for transformation in scholarly publishing, breaking with archaic traditions from previous generations. Our key innovations accelerate science and medicine, from research discovery to influence tracking.
Research4Life has four main programs – HINARI, AGORA, OARE, ARDI – that provide research for free or at low cost to institutions in the developing world. Their  central goal is achieving universal access to scientific, technical and medical research information and to foster a strong and independent research culture in the developing world – one that is fully integrated into the international research community with sustainable economic development and enhanced quality of life.
Royal Society - Royal Society Journals Online Contain ten leading international journals from the Royal Society, the UK's national academy of science. Titles covers biological and Mathematics, engineering and other physical sciences, Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary science and include Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the world's first science journal.
Royal Society of Chemistry - RSC Journals Archive The Royal Society of Chemistry is the world’s leading chemistry community, a not-for-profit organisation with 170 years of history and a scientific publisher of high-impact journals and books. 


Sage Journals


Has a portfolio of over 900 journals in the business, humanities, social sciences and science, technology and medicine (STM)

Sage Research Methods


SAGE Research Methods links over 175,000 pages of SAGE’s renowned book, journal and reference content with truly advanced search and discovery tools. It is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty, and students with their research projects. SAGE contains content from over 720 books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks

Scientific Reports


Scientific reports contains free open access journals on biological sciences, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Health Sciences, Agriculture, Forestry, water resources and Physical Sciences. One can also submit their manuscript for quick review and publishing

Scientific Research


Access to Open Access E-Resources, E-books in Biomedical & Life Sciences, Business & Economics, Chemistry & Materials Science, Computer Science & Communications

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Journals


SIAM fosters the development of applied mathematical and computational methodologies needed in these various application areas. Applied mathematics in partnership with computational science is essential in solving many real-world problems. Through publications, research, and community, the mission of SIAM is to build cooperation between mathematics and the worlds of science and technology.

Springer eJournals


Springer is one of the leading international scientific publishing companies. Springer's e-journals cover a wide range of subjects within science, technology, medicine, the humanities, behavioral sciences, social sciences, and law.

Swahili Forum


Swahili Forum provides a unique platform for research articles on Swahili language, literature as well as on Swahili-speaking cultures and societies in Eastern Africa and the diaspora. As a peer-reviewed open-access journal, Swahili Forum has an unequalled status in international Swahili Studies. Reviews of current research literature and occasional interviews with outstanding Swahili-speaking authors and intellectuals add to the articles on offer.
Taylor & Francis eBestseller Packages Provides online access to the best reference titles in the agricultural sciences in eight easily searchable resources. Featuring over 6,700 pages of printed content, these online titles allow you to explore more than 1,900 total entries from acclaimed works.
Extensive, comprehensive coverage of all essential topics in the agricultural sciences, including:
• Archaeology and sociology of agriculture
• New techniques for conservation of land and water and agricultural practices
• Regulatory standards food engineering, pesticide use, water standards, and biotechnology
• Handling and treatment of food, food sources, and food byproducts
• Environmental impacts of pesticides, biocides, agricultural practices, and land uses
• Conservation of soil, water, and other natural resources
• Biology of plants and animals

Taylor & Francis Journals


They have more than 1,300 titles in humanities, social sciences and applied sciences.


Teeal (The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library)


Economics, Social Science, Development; Entomology, Pest Control Environment, Ecology, Natural Resources, Fisheries, Aquatic Science; Food science, Nutrition; Forestry; Human Medicine, Physiology, Plant Science, Soil Science.You should create a free account to access this database.
You should create a free account to access this database.

University of California Press


Access to 33 Journals of the University of California Press in Area Studies, History of Science, Human research and BioEthics, Sociology,Social interaction

University of Chicago Journals


The University of Chicago Press publishes nearly fifty scholarly journals, many on behalf of some of the world's most prestigious societies, and several that were the first scholarly publications in their respective fields. The journals present original research in the social sciences, humanities, education, and biological and physical sciences.

Wiley Online Library Full


Wiley Online Library is a leading international resource for scholarly content providing access to millions of articles across a wide range of journals. This package provides access to over 1,370 journals across all major academic disciplines i.e. Computer Science, Physics and Astronomy, Chemistry, Engineering, Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine & Nursing, Polymers and Materials Science, Business, Humanities, Social sciences

Wiley Open Access journals


Wiley Open Access journals are supported by a network of authoritative journals and societies as well as internationally renowned editorial board members. All research articles published in Wiley Open Access journals are immediately freely available to read, download and share. Wiley Open Access publishes a number of online journals across biological, chemical and health sciences.

World Bank e-library


The World Bank e-library is a value-added, subscription-based portal dedicated to all World Bank publications, research, and knowledge since the 1990s. It is specifically designed to meet the unique needs of researchers and librarians. It is used by the world’s top academic institutions, government agencies, central banks, national libraries, think tanks, NGOs, and IGOs. contains approximately 15,000 books, chapters, reports, journals, working papers, and case studies. Content in the e-library is carefully curated to meet the highest academic and editorial standards. Users of e-library are assured full and immediate access to all academic research and scholarship published by the World Bank – the majority made available through Creative Commons Attribution
World Bank Open Knowledge Repository Through the OKR, The World Bank collects, disseminates, and permanently preserves its intellectual output in digital form with the aim of encouraging innovation and allow anyone in the world to use Bank knowledge to help improve the lives of those living in poverty.



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