There are many open access repositories and databases, both institutional and subject-specific.
Use the list below to find repository content, across many different subject areas.
Search open access repositories
- UBIRA is the University's own repository, and is a good starting point for full-text materials.
- Most universities in the UK have their own equivalent to UBIRA. Use search tools like OpenDOAR to find content.
- Often you will find repository content in Google search results.
- ArXiv: content for physics, mathematics and computer science.
- BASE: provides academic content, useful searching features and suggestions for further searching.
- CogPrints: content for cognitive sciences.
- DBLP: content for computer sciences.
- E-LIS: content for library and information sciences.
- Encyclopedia of Life: an open access, multimedia resource for natural history and biodiversity.
- Highwire Press: archive of free full-text science content.
- PubMed Central: free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
- RePEc :content for economics.
- Social Science Research Network: content in the social sciences.
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