Open Resources

  • Art & Architecture Thesaurus online

  • Biographical sketches of memorable Christians of the past

  • Early Christian Preterism (Christian Writings from AD70 TO 1000)

  • Encyclopedia Mythica

  • Folclore, Tradizioni Popolari e Mitologia

  • Getty Thesaurus of Geographic names on line

  • Glossary of Medieval Art and Architecture

  • Imago Mundi Encyclopédie

  • Medieval and Modern thought. Text Digitization Project

  • Multilingual database of rare and antiquarian books

  • The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church

  • The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church

  • Vicipaedia Latina

  • Academic Library Online
    Academic Library Online - contains full-text scholarly books, journals and more

  • African Index Medicus
    African Index Medicus gives access to information published in or related to Africa and encourages local publishing. The World Health Organization, in collaboration with the Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA), produced this international index to African health literature and information sources.

  • Bibliomania
    Bibliomania has more than 2000 free texts, study guides and reference resources. It also contains thousands of free e-books, poems, articles, short stories and plays and religious texts, and popular non-fiction.

  • Bioline International
    Features 30 peer-reviewed journals from Brazil, Cuba, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe etc. Subjects included are health, biodiversity, environment, conservation and international development.

  • British Library for Development Studies
    British Library For Development Studies - This is Europe's largest research collection on economic and social change in developing countries. The E-library contains full-text electronic resources. This includes journals, reports and working papers from NGOs and International Organizations.

  • British Library for Development Studies at IDS Institute of Development Studies
    This is Europe's largest research collection on economic and social change in developing countries.

  • Digital Book Index
    Digital Books Index is a fairly new site which offers simple, swift and direct access to online digital books. Extensive subject headings used to classify more than 73,000 titles records.

  • Directory of Open Access Journals
    This provides access to 2,565 quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

  • Directory of Open Access Books
    This provides access to many books in many areas.

  • Electronic Literature Directory
    An e-resource for intensive search of literature works including books, poems etc.

  • UC Press E-Books Collection, 1982-2004
    Access to electronic editions of academic books published by scholarship editions, mainly in the humanities, religion, history, literature, arts and social sciences.

  • FreeFullText.com
    FreeFullText.com - provides direct links to over 7000 scholarly periodicals which allow some or all of their online content to be viewed by anyone with Internet access for free (though some may require free registration). The issue(s) which are available for free are indicated for each title on the alphabetical periodical lists.

  • GDN Journal Services
    This provides a comprehensive listing of the different initiatives which provide researchers with access to academic journals. This list also provides links to databases that provide access to online journals or documents. Some databases link to both journals that provide full text access and those that provide access to abstracts or table of contents.

  • The New HighWire Press
    The new HighWire Press - site contains more than 1000 peer reviewed, high impact journals and other scholarly content publicly available.

    International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications, Directory of Free and Open Access Online Resources

  • Index Data
    The searchable indexes below expose public domain ebooks, open access digital repositories

    INFOMINE is a large virtual library of Internet resources relevant to faculty, students, and research staff at the university level. It contains useful Internet resources such as databases, electronic journals, electronic books, bulletin boards, mailing lists, online library card catalogs, articles, directories of researchers, preprints and working papers and many other types of information. Built by librarians from the University of California, Wake Forest University, California State University, the University of Detroit - Mercy, and other universities and colleges, the site makes searches of scholarly e-resources in scientific and humanities/social sciences disciplines, in terms of record origin, resource access (free or fee based) and resource type.

  • Internet Archive
    The Internet Archive is a non-profit that was founded to build an "Internet library", with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format.

  • Law Nigeria Online
    Law Nigeria online is the first website in Nigeria, giving Nigerian Law students and Lawyers a platform to exhibit their services. It also gives them access to important links and events. Individual registration is necessary for full access.

  • Nigeria Medicinal Plants
    A complete guide to research on plants, containing a Medicinal Plants Gallery of Nigerian Plants by Prof. Tolu Odugbemi, the current Vice Chancellor of University Of Lagos, Nigeria First of its kind in Nigeria.

  • Open J-Gate
    Open J-Gate - is an electronic gateway to global journal literature in open access domain. Launched in 2006, Open J-Gate is the contribution of Informatics (India) Ltd to promote OAI by providing seamless access to millions of journal articles available online. Open J-Gate is also a database of journal literature, indexed from 3000+ open access journals, with links to full text at Publisher sites.

  • OpenLearn
    Launched in late 2006 by the UK-based Open University, OpenLearn provides free open educational resources for learners and educators around the world under a Creative Commons license (this means that users can download and reuse the materials, amending them to suit their purpose and context). The site can boast in excess of 2500 hours of free study materials across nine subject areas: Arts History, Business Management, Education, IT Computing, Mathematics Statistics, Science Nature, Society and Study Skills Language Learning.

  • Popline
    This is World's largest bibliographic database on population, family planning, and related health issues. POPLINE provides citations with abstracts for 300,000 records. You can request full-text copies of most documents cited in POPLINE. Requests are processed during business hours of 8:00 am-5:00 pm EST (0800-1700). POPLINE documents are free of charge.

  • RePEc
    Database of working papers and journal articles on economics. The website links to IDEAS, the largest bibliographic database on Economics available on the internet.

  • Scholarly Journals Distributed via the World Wide Web
    This provides links to journals that offer free access to English language articles.

  • Social Science Online Periodicals

  • The Electronic Journals Library
    The Electronic Journals Library - is an initiative of the Regenburgs University in Germany that facilitates the access to full text articles online. The journals compiled cover many disciplines on both Humanities and Sciences in different languages and are divided into those that are fully accessible for all and those that are freely available from a group in institutions, normally University libraries in Germany.

  • USAID Development Partner Resources
    A searchable database listing USAID program and technical documents

  • Wikipedia
    The free encyclopedia that anyone can edit.

  • Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice
    This open access journal represents Catholic colleges and universities, Catholic education leaders, and scholars from a variety of disciplines who are collectively committed to contributing research and encouraging good practice in Catholic elementary, secondary, and higher education by advancing the field of Catholic educational research.

  • Free Church School in Theology
    On this site you can find out about the history of the School and listen to some lectures from previous Schools. It is the Committee's prayerful hope that you will find your visit both profitable and edifying.

  • Christianity Today
    Creates Christian content that changes the people who change the world.

  • Church and Society in Asia Today
    A Periodical concerned with Christian Ministry and Mission in Asia Today. Published by the Centre for the Study of Christianity in Asia, Trinity Theological College, Singapore. Church and Society, formerly published by the Centre for the Development of Christian Ministry, was renamed Church & Society in Asia Today from the August 2005 issue, and is now published by CSCA.

  • Catholic World


  • British Library

  • Biblioteca digitale

  • Deutsche National Bibliothek

  • The European Library (catalogo di biblioteche digitali e di riviste)

  • Online Computer Library Center (biblioteche di tutto il mondo)

  • Online Computer Library Center Catalog

  • Multilingual Inventory of Cultual Heritage in Europe (con collezioni digitali)

  • Minerva knowledge base (unione europea)

  • University of California Riverside Libraries (servizio di reference e risorse per la ricerca bibliografica)

  • Scholarly Internet Resources Collections, University of California Riverside (siti web di risorse bibliografiche selezionati da esperti)

  • Catalogue of Internet Resources, Glasgow, Scotland (risorse per materia di ricerca)

  • Intute, United Kingdom (siti web di risorse bibliografiche selezionati da esperti)

  • Books for sale