Resources - Open Access Resources

Library provides links to open access resources which are peer-reviewed scholarly research and literature freely available online. These resources covers a wide spectrum of topics and subject areas such as science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities.



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1.ArchitectJournal for Architecture Industry News and Building Resources for Architects and Architecture Industry Professionals.



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1.Eprint UTMUniversiti Teknologi Malaysia Institutional Repository (UTM-IR) is a digital collection of the University's intellectual or research output. Institutional repositories centralize, collect, preserve, and comply to open access concept of accessing collection of scholarly materials that showcases the research output of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia communities. UTM Library is responsible in archiving, establishing, collaborating, managing, maintaining and disseminating the content of UTM-IR
2.ETDs: Virginia Tech Electronic Theses and DissertationsVirginia Tech has been a world leader in electronic theses and dissertation initiatives for more than 20 years. On January 1, 1997, Virginia Tech was the first university to require electronic submission of theses and dissertations (ETDs). Ever since then, Virginia Tech graduate students have been able to prepare, submit, review, and publish their theses and dissertations online and to append digital media such as images, data, audio, and video. 


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1.ITU iLibraryITU iLibrary offers wide ranging research and knowledge to a variety of audiences with 403 ebook titles and 3,673 chapters available. 


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1.Lingnan University Hong Kong
This series contains MPhil and PhD theses as approved by Lingnan University dating back to 1999. Unless otherwise stated, fulltext access is available for all theses. © Copyright of these theses are owned by their authors. Any reproduction, adaptation, distribution or dissemination of these theses without express authorization is strictly prohibited.



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1.Malaysian Academic repository (MALRep)This discovery service are able to search Malaysian Academic Library Institutional Repository from various information databases (OAI-PMH Service). Authentication required when users are trying to get fulltext documents from third party services esp. commercial information databases. MALRep includes more than 480k records representing digital resources from more than 25 contributors. The records of the open access digital resources available via MALRep lead to a wide range of materials, and include: Journal articles, Newspapers, Manuscripts, Digital text, Photographic images (jpeg, tiff, gif), theses and research papers.
2.Malaysian theses online (MyTO)It lists the theses collection compiled from public academic universities and university colleges as well as private academic universities.
3.OECD iLibraryOECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books,  papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data.
4.Open Access Theses and Dissertations  (OATD)The best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes 4,221,014 theses and dissertations.
5.Open thesis OpenThesis is a free repository of theses, dissertations, and other academic documents, coupled with powerful search, organization, and collaboration tools.


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Open Access ResourcesDescriptions
1.The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) 
An international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). NDLTD support electronic publishing and open access to scholarship in order to enhance the sharing of knowledge worldwide. Our website includes resources for university administrators, librarians, faculty, students, and the general public. Topics include how to find, create, and preserve ETDs; how to set up an ETD program; legal and technical questions; and the latest news and research in the ETD communitySearch the 4,877,248 electronic theses and dissertations contained in the NDLTD archive.
2.The Commonwealth iLibrary
The Commonwealth iLibrary offers wide ranging research and knowledge to a variety of audiences which covered following topics:
  • globalisation and multilateral trade issues
  • export and enterprise development
  • education
  • gender
  • public service management and reform
  • law and human rights
3.UM Research Repository The best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions.
4.United Nation iLibrary 
The United Nations iLibrary is the first comprehensive global search, discovery, and viewing source for digital content created by the United Nations.
Covers the following topics:
  • Agriculture Rural Development and Forestry
  • Children and Youth
  • Democracy and Governance
  • Disarmament
  • Drugs, Crime and Terrorism
  • Economic and Social Development
  • Environment and Climate Change
  • Human Rights and Refugees
  • Human Settlements and Urban Issues
  • International Law and Justice
  • International Trade and Finance
  • Migration
  • Natural Resources, Water and Energy
  • Peacekeeping and Security
  • Population and Demography
  • Public Health
  • Transportation and Public Safety
  • United Nations
  • Women and Gender Issues



Open Access ResourcesDescriptions


Open Access ResourcesDescriptions