Open Access Journal Databases

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 BASE: Bielefeld Academic Search Engine

BASE is one of the world's most voluminous search engines especially for academic web resources. BASE provides more than 240 million documents from more than 8,000 content providers. You can access the full texts of about 60% of the indexed documents for free (Open Access).

Related subjects: Geomatics and Surveying, Mining, Mettallurgy, Agriculture, Crop science, Animal science, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Physics


Bentham Open

Bentham Open publishes a number of peer-reviewed, open access journals. These free-to-view online journals cover all major disciplines of science, medicine, technology and social sciences. BENTHAM Open provides researchers a platform to rapidly publish their research in a good-quality peer-reviewed journal. All peer-reviewed accepted submissions meeting high research and ethical standards are published with free access to all.

Related subjects: Agricultural Sciences, Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Engineering, Materials Science


Biomedical Central

BMC has an evolving portfolio of some 300 peer-reviewed journals, sharing discoveries from research communities in science, technology, engineering and medicine.

Related Subjects: Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Energy, Engineering, Environment, Life Sciences, Materials Science, Mathematics, Physics, Social Sciences

bioRxiv (pronounced "bio-archive") is a free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences. It is operated by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a not-for-profit research and educational institution. By posting preprints on bioRxiv, authors are able to make their findings immediately available to the scientific community and receive feedback on draft manuscripts before they are submitted to journals.

Related Subjects: Animal Behavior and Cognition, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Bioinformatics, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Ecology, Genetics, Genomics, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Plant Biology, Scientific Communication and Education


Brill Open Access

Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences.

Related Subjects: Biology, Animal sciences, Climate change, Environmental sciences, Peace studies


Chemistry Open

ChemistryOpen is an interdisciplinary fully open access journal showcasing outstanding chemistry research from across the globe.

Related subjects: Chemistry, Chemosensors, Heterocycles, Computational Chemistry, Electrochemistry


CIA World Factbook

The World Factbook provides basic intelligence on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, environment, communications, transportation, military, terrorism, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.

Related subjects: Geography, Environment, Energy, Economics


CIGR Agricultural Engineering International Journal

Provides access to current research in agricultural sciences.

Related subjects: Land and Water engineering, Farm buildings & construction, Equipment Engineering for Plant production, Energy in Agriculture, Management, Ergonomics & Systems Engineering, Postharvest technology and Process Engineering, Information Systems



Cogent OA is a Taylor & Francis Group open access publisher of scholarly research and multidisciplinary series of broad-scope open access journals, helping researchers share their ideas and discoveries as widely and effectively as possible. The Cogent OA journals are run by prestigious editorial boards with a strong focus on constructive peer review, rapid publication, and the universal dissemination of authors’ work. They are committed to publishing all research that is sound and valid, including negative research and replication studies.

Related Subjects: Business Management, Economics & Finance, Engineering, Food and Agriculture, Mathematics & Statistics, Earth Sciences, Geography, Development Studies, Environment & Sustainability



Offers seamless access to millions of open access research papers, enrich the collected data for text-mining and provide unique services to the research community. Covers the fields of Mining, Engineering, Mathematics, Physical sciences, and Information Technology.

Related Subjects: Mining, Mining Geology, Mine Ventilation & Environmental Engineering, Mine Survey, Mineral Processing & Extractive Metallurgy, Metallurgical Assay, Chemistry, Electrical Principles, Mathematics, Management, Physics, Mechanics, Information Technology



The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), shapes the move to next-generation farming in African, Carribean, and Pacific countries by fostering innovation with technology and sharing actionable knowledge.

Related subjects: Digitisation of Agriculture, Agricultural innovation, Agriculture, Climate change, Crop Science



DOAJ aims to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals. 

Related Subjects: Agriculture, Sciences, Mining, Chemistry, Electrical Principles, Mathematics, Management, Physics, Mechanics, Information Technology