College of Arts and Sciences E-resources



Summary: CORE is the world’s largest collection of open access research papers.

Description: CORE harvests research papers from data providers from all over the world including institutional and subject repositories, open access and hybrid journal publishers. CORE currently contains 135,539,113 open access articles, from thousands and over tens of thousands of journals, collected from 9,804  data providers around the world.


DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)

Summary: DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

Description: The DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) was launched in 2003 at Lund University, Sweden, with 300 open access journals. Today, the independent database contains ca. 12000 open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities.



Summary: ERIC is the online library of education research. ERIC is the gateway to 1.6 million resources.

Description: The ERIC digital library includes:  More than 1.6 million records of education-related research reports, journal articles, conference papers, and other resources. Nearly 361,000 full-text documents and 869,000 journal article records, plus links to publisher web sites.


Internet Archive

Summary: The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form.

Description: The Internet Archive provides free access to researchers, historians, scholars, the print disabled, and the general public. The Internet Archive mission is to provide universal access to all knowledge. It began in 1996 by archiving the Internet itself, a medium that was just beginning to grow in use. Like newspapers, the content published on the web was ephemeral - but unlike newspapers, no one was saving it. Today Internet Archive have 20+ years of web history accessible through the Wayback Machine and work with 625+ library and other partners through their archive.

Today Internet Archive contains:

  • 330 billion web pages
  • 20 million books and texts
  • 4.5 million audio recordings (including 180,000 live concerts)
  • 4 million videos (including 1.6 million Television News programs)
  • 3 million images
  • 200,000 software programs

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Open Library

Summary: Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Other projects include the Wayback Machine, and

Description: The Open Library goal is to provide a page on the web for every book ever published. At its heart, Open Library is a catalog. The project began in November 2007 and has been inhaling catalog records from some of the biggest libraries in the world ever since. The Open Library have well over 20 million edition records online, provide access to 1.7 million scanned versions of books, and link to external sources like WorldCat and Amazon. The secondary goal is to get you as close to the actual document you're looking for, whether that is a scanned version courtesy of the Internet Archive, or a link to Powell's where you can purchase your own copy.

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Summary: ScienceOpen is a discovery platform with interactive features for scholars to enhance their research in the open, make an impact, and receive credit for it.

Description: ScienceOpen provides context building services for publishers, to bring researchers closer to the content than ever before. The advanced search and discovery functions, combined with post-publication peer review, recommendation, social sharing, and collection-building features make ScienceOpen the only research platform you’ll ever need.



Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation

Summary: The Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation is an interdisciplinary journal for the exploration and understanding of social processes by means of computer simulation.

Description: The Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation includes research articles and book reviews. All articles are subject to rigorous peer review. The book reviews section aims to keep the reader up-to-date about new titles in the field and to review any book that covers issues relevant for social simulation. The journal occasionally publishes the proceedings of workshops and conferences on focused topics in a 'special section'. Generally, the reviewing and editing of the special sections are undertaken by workshop or conference organisers in conjunction with the journal editor.


Journal of Computer Networks

Summary: The Journal of Computer Networks is a peer-reviewed, open access journal.

Description: The Journal of Computer Networks provides rapid publication of articles in all areas of computer networks. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in different areas of computer networks.

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Logical Methods in Computer Science

Summary: The Logical Methods in Computer Science is a fully refereed, open access, free, electronic journal.

Description: The Logical Methods in Computer Science welcomes papers on theoretical and practical areas in computer science involving logical methods, taken in a broad sense. The journal is published by Logical Methods in Computer Science e.V., a non-profit organization whose purpose is to facilitate the dissemination of scientific results pertaining to logic in computer science.

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Media and Communication

Summary: Media and Communication (ISSN: 2183-2439) is an international open access journal dedicated to a wide variety of basic and applied research in communication and its related fields.

Description: Media and Communication aims at providing a research forum on the social and cultural relevance of media and communication processes. The journal is concerned with the social development and contemporary transformation of media and communication and critically reflects on their interdependence with global, individual, media, digital, economic and visual processes of change and innovation. Media and Communication presents up-to-date international research results stressing, but not being restricted to, topics of media and professionalism in public communication, mass media and politics, participatory communication processes, systems and cultures. It is open to proposals for special issues, commentaries, book reviews and extended review essays.

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The Open Bioinformatics Journal

Summary: The Open Bioinformatics Journal, a peer reviewed journal, is an important and reliable source of current information on the developments in the field. The emphasis is publishing quality articles rapidly and freely available worldwide.

Description: The Open Bioinformatics Journal is an Open Access online journal, which publishes research articles, reviews/mini-reviews, letters, clinical trial and guest edited single topic issues in all areas of bioinformatics and computational biology. The coverage includes biomedicine, focusing on large data acquisition, analysis and curation, computational and statistical methods for the modeling and analysis of biological data, and descriptions of new algorithms and databases.

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