Below are selected directories of free e-journals on the Internet.
International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP)
This gateway provides annotated links to free scientific publications on the Internet. INASP was established in 1992 by the International Council for Science (ICSU), as a programme of the Committee for the Dissemination of Scientific Information (CDSI).
Licensing Digital Information: Developing Nations Initiatives
A number of organizations began in 2001 to develop or to publicize programs designated to bring high quality, peer-reviewed sciences journals for free or very cheaply to developing nations. This site identifies such programs and provides links where readers may learn more about them. Maintained by Yale University.
Directory of Open Access Journals
Covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. Currently there are 1090 journals in the directory. Maintained by Lund University Libraries
Covers a wide range of subject areas, including biotechnology, economics, engineering, public health, social sciences, and top scientific journals,
Internet Public Library - Online Journals
Subject areas include: computers and the Internet, health and medical sciences, and science and technology.
Scholarly Journals Distributed by the World Wide Web
Free, scholarly journals with alll or substantial portion of content published on the Web.
Maintained by Stanford University, HighWire Press contains the largest archive of free full-text science publications. It also offers free access to a wide range of journals to users from developing economies.
Engineering E-journal Search Engine (EESE)
Searches the full text of over 150 engineering e-journals, which are free, full text (or offer most of their content as full text) and available without registration.
United Nations Millennium Action Plan: Health InterNetwork
Spearheaded by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Health InterNetwork brings together international agencies, the private sector, foundations, non-governmental organizations, in providing a vast library of the latest and best information on public health. Users can access more than 1,000 scientific publications, as well as statistical data and information for health policy and practice - essential information for research, and health services delivery. The portal will also make available information technology health applications such as geographical information systems and epidemiological tools, plus courses and training offered through distance learning.
Public Library of Science
The Public Library of Science (PLoS) is a non-profit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.
Science & Technology Search Engines
Links to resources on chemistry, physics, and engineering, including journals, documents, information on research grants and patent databases.
Comprehensive list of electronic journals and newsletters available on the Internet.
BMJ journals Online
Provides free access to medical journals to users from low-income and lower-middle income economies.
An electronic archive for self-archive papers in any area of Psychology, neuroscience, and Linguistics, and many areas of Computer Science, Philosophy , Biology , Medicine , Anthropology as well as any other portions of the physical, social and mathematical sciences that are pertinent to the study of cognition.
Internet Scientific Publications
Provides links to medical and business e-journals.
Provides access to 1000 journals in English, french, Spanish, Portuguese, German and other languages.
BioMed Central is an independent publishing house which provides immediate free access to peer-reviewed biomedical research.
35,000 links to journals, associations and databases on enviornment, conservation and ecology.
Online Journals Offering Free To All full text Articles
BiProvides access to free medical journals indexed in Medline and Brandon-Hill.
PubMed Central - An archive of life sciences journals
PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's digital archive of life sciences journal literature. Access to PMC is free and unrestricted.
Ecology and Society
Ecology and Society is an electronic, peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary journal.