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On this page we are gathering links to Open Access resources for Science and Engineering. If you decide to use any of the images or texts please make sure to follow the licence under which the material has been released. If you have suggestions for additions to this list please email: library-sande@qmul.ac.uk.

QMUL Open Access information

Open Access: Information from the QMUL Research and Repository Library team which can answer your questions about Open Access.

Queen Mary Research Online: QMUL’s institutional repository where you can get open access to QMUL research.

Other university repositories

OpenDOAR: OpenDOAR is a portal which links up to Open Access repositories from all over the world.

Open Access journals

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ): The Directory of Open Access Journals makes it possible to browse journals by subject. It is also possible to search within the different titles for articles of a specific topic.

Other resources of interest:

DPLA: The Digital Public Library of America gives you aggregated data from many libraries and archives. Some of the material is in the public domain while other items are under various copyright licences. Make sure if you decide to use material from this site that the item is licensed for what you want to do.

Open I: Open I, the Open Access Biomedical Image Search Engine, allow you to search within a broad open access image repository.

Open Library: An initiative which gives you access to full-text resources (free after you sign up) which also include science related subjects.

PLOS: PLOS (Public Library of Science) publishes a range of open access journals within Science and Medicine.

Project Gutenberg: A portal which gives you full-text access to e-books, typically from the public domain. Mainly fiction, but the site does also have a small collection of science literature, covering works of prominent figures such as Darwin, Linnaeus and Freud.

Selected Internet Resources -- Government Resources for Science Images and Video: The Library of Congress lists many American Open Access image banks.

Trove: Gateway to online Australian resources: images, texts, videos and more. Hosted by the National Library of Australia. Including digitised Australian newspapers.

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