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Open Access: Science

Open Access Resources in Science

  • The Public Library of Science (PLOS) contains peer-reviewed journals featuring quality research, expert commentary and critical analysis across all areas of science and medicine.

  • PubMed Central is a free, full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journals at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine.

  • Openstax is a nonprofit based at Rice University; more than 20 books for college and AP courses used by hundreds of thousands of students.

  • features 1,311,638 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Statistics, Electrical Engineering and Systems Science, and Economics.

  • USGS Publications Warehouse contains 150,000 publications & maps written by US Geological Survey scientists over the century-plus history of the bureau.

  • American Chemical Society's ACS Central Science publishes the “most compelling, important primary reports on research in chemistry and in allied fields, wherein chemical approaches play a key role.”​

  • BioMed Central features 300 peer-reviewed journals, sharing discoveries from research communities in science, technology, engineering and medicine, including the well-respected BMC series. Part of Springer