Open Access E-Resources

Electronic Journals

Scientific Research: To access Open Access journals on different disciplines please visit

BanglaJOL: Bangladesh Journals OnLine (BanglaJOL) is a service to provide access to Bangladesh published research, and increase worldwide knowledge of indigenous scholarship. To access please click

Bioline International

Biomed Central

Digital Library of India

High Wire Press

Indian Academy of Sciences

MDPI Open Access Electronic Journals

Public Library of Science


Transcultural Studies

University World News

Social Science Research Network (SSRN)

Springer Open: SpringerOpen gives you the opportunity to publish open access in all areas of science. It makes it easier than ever for you to widen your readership, comply with open access mandates, retain copyright, and benefit from Springer's trusted brand.  To access please click here.


Taylor and Francis


Bangladesh Sociological Society publishes the Bangladesh e-journal of Sociology. Please click here to access the full text.

Electronic books

JSTOR Open Access ebooks

UNESCO Library

Library Genesis

Anthorama P. D books


Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Free books

Project Gutenberg: It offers over 45,000 free ebooks, choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. To access please click here.

Internet Public  Library

Labyrinth: It is Pennsylvania State University's Electronic Classics Site. To access this please click here.

Open Library is providing more than 200,000 of ebooks. You need to create a user profile on Open Library to access the ebooks Please click here to read books from this site.

Free Textbooks

OCLC Archive: The OCLC Archives is a repository of noncurrent materials relating to the history of OCLC and its products and services, which are maintained and preserved because they possess information of permanent, historical value. A finding aid, located on the Library website, provides the basic structure of the collection. All items are available through the Library catalogue. All physical archive materials are stored in the Library. Archive materials do not circulate without the permission of the Director. Their consultation is limited to in-house use only. Access URL


Research Tools

Encyclopædia Iranica: The Encyclopædia Iranica is dedicated to the study of Iranian civilization in the Middle East, the Caucasus, Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent.  The academic reference work will eventually cover all aspects of Iranian history and culture as well as all Iranian languages and literature, facilitating the whole range of Iranian studies research from archeology to political sciences. URL

Merriam-Webster Dictionary: Merriam-Webster's database contains 225,000 entries, including more than 10,000 new words and definitions. Try a search here! Or run a search from the site header and click on the Dictionary tab for access to a world of information. To access please click

Encyclopedia of Islam: With thousands entering into Islam in the West, and Millions of Muslims both in the east as well as the west dependent on the Islamic literature in the English language alone, the need for an authentic, comprehensive Islamic encyclopedia was never greater. The encyclopedias that have so far been published, or are on the Web, are quite inadequate, if not misleading. This encyclopedia attempts to meet the needs of the person endeavouring to deepen his knowledge of Islam. With its unique maps and illustrations, it is also a very good teaching aids in schools and colleges. To access please click the link

Digital Dictionaries of South Asia: Published by Digital South Asia Library. You can search for word meaning on major South Asian languages. Please click here to access the dictionary.

Oxford Learner’s Dictionary 

Digital Library

Harvard University Digital Library Collection

Duke university Digital Library Collection

Virginia Tech Digital Library Collection

University of Chicago Digital Library Collection

United Nations Archive The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library. Its purposes include offering permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format.

Founded in 1996 Internet Archive includes: texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as archived web pages in our collections, and provides specialized services for adaptive reading and information access for the blind and other persons with disabilities. 

Digital South Asia Library: Reference resources, images, maps, statistics, bibliographies and union lists, index, books and journals and other resources are available. Please click here to access this digital library.

Top Institutional Repositories

DSpace@MIT: DSpace@MIT is a growing collection of MIT’s research that includes peer-reviewed articles, technical reports, working papers, theses and more. End-user downloads of the 70,000+ items regularly exceed one million per month. To access please click

OATD Open Access Theses and Dissertations

Open Library : The World's classic literature at your fingertips. Over 10,00,000 free ebook titles available at

World Digital Library:

RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) is a collaborative effort of hundreds of volunteers in 82 countries to enhance the dissemination of research in Economics and related sciences. The heart of the project is a decentralized bibliographic database of working papers, journal articles, books, books chapters and software components, all maintained by volunteers. For more information please click here.

arXiv: Open access to 957,221 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics. To access please click here.





Global Open Access Portal

E-resource on environment/development

The South Asianist Journal:

The South Asianist Blog:

Centre for South Asian Studies (Edinburgh):

Defence and Security Alert (DSA) (April 20140)

AdvocateKhoj Law

GSTF's Digital Library

IMF e-Library- Data

IMF e-Library- Text

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

Hathi Trust

Online Open Courses

Open Text Books

Free Chemical Engineering Resources

Maths Open Reference

Open Course Library

Open Access Library


Subject Gateways

Print Network


Voice of the Shuttle

WWW Virtual Library

Google Scholar


List of Citation Tools (Reference Works)

Citation Builders:


NoodleBib Express

North Carolina State University Citation Builder

University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Citation Tutorial

Style Guide:

APA Style Guide

Chicago/Turabian Style guides

MLA Style

Zotero: It is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. It is available for Mac, Windows, and Linux. To use how to use Zotero please click here. For user-friendly guideline please try also

Mendeley: Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network. Make your own fully-searchable library in seconds, cite as you write, and read and … For more please click here.

Redcube: Bring your Papers to Life. Read, manage and discover new literature like never before. To use readcube please click .


Discovery Tool


Semantic Scholar: An academic free search engine called Semantic Scholar is using Artificial intelligence technology to help researchers to find relevant information much more quickly.

It’s able to think and make judgments about which studies are most relevant to a given search. It can make an intelligent judgement on which related or cited papers are most relevant, or what other work the current paper has helped. Results are fast, relevant, and easily sorted or drilled down into. For a researcher who frequently consults research articles, this is a huge advantage.

Microsoft Academic Search (journals and books):

Open Science Discovery: About 13000 scientific journals are now available in the 'Open Science Directory'. When all the special program journals will be included, the Open Science Directory will contain more than 20000 titles.

Google Scholar: Using Google Scholar from one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other websites. To use it please click here.

Knimbus: Knimbus Open is a perpetually free product and gives access to selected open access journals, e-books and millions of course documents. To use please click

About DOAJ

The DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) was launched in 2003 with 300 open access journals. Today, this independent database contains over 15 000 peer-reviewed open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts and humanities. Open access journals from all countries and in all languages are welcome to apply for inclusion.

DOAJ is financially supported by many libraries, publishers and other like-minded organisations. Supporting DOAJ demonstrates a firm commitment to open access and the infrastructure that supports it.

DOAJ is a co-author to the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing that provide the basis of the DOAJ basic criteria for inclusion.

DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals or DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality Open Access, peer-reviewed journals. To access please click

About DOAB

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) is a community-driven discovery service that indexes and provides access to scholarly, peer-reviewed open access books and helps users to find trusted open access book publishers. All DOAB services are free of charge and all data is freely available.

Click here ⇒Directory of Open Access Books 

43,139 academic peer-reviewed books from 622 publishers

Purpose of DOAB

The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of open access books. Academic publishers are invited to provide metadata of their open access books to DOAB. DOAB is an open infrastructure committed to open science. It runs on the open source DSpace 6 platform. Metadata will be harvestable in order to maximize dissemination, visibility and impact. Aggregators can integrate the records in their commercial services and libraries can integrate the directory into their online catalogues, helping scholars and students to discover the books. The directory is open to all publishers who publish academic, peer reviewed books in open access and should contain as many books as possible, provided that these publications are in open access and meet academic standards.

Who is responsible for DOAB

The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) was established by OAPEN Foundation in 2012, in close cooperation with the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) & SemperTool.

The Directory of Open Access Books is a service of DOAB Foundation. DOAB Foundation is a non-profit legal entity under Dutch law (‘stichting’), established by OAPEN Foundation and OpenEdition. The Foundation is based at the National Library in The Hague.

About OpenDOAR

OpenDOAR is the quality-assured, global Directory of Open Access Repositories. We host repositories that provide free, open access to academic outputs and resources. Each repository record within OpenDOAR has been carefully reviewed and processed by a member of our editorial team which enables us to offer a trusted service for the community.

The service launched in 2005 as the product of a collaborative project between the University of Nottingham and Lund University, funded by OSI, Jisc, SPARC Europe and CURL.

If you have any queries about OpenDOAR, email

Click here ⇒Directory of Open Access Repository

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About eGyanKosh

Welcome to eGyanKosh- a National Digital Repository to store, index, preserve, distribute and share the digital learning resources developed by the Open and Distance Learning Institutions in the country. Items in eGyanKosh are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved by IGNOU, unless otherwise indicated.

Click here ⇒ eGyanKosh

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