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Open Access Electronic Resources

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Open Access Journals

Directory of Open Access Journals: Search-able database of Open Access Journals

Free Medical journals: List of Medical Journals with Open Access content

Biomed Central:  Open Access Publisher of Biology and Medical Science Journals

Hindawi: Open Access Publisher of Scientific Journals (including Medicine)

Table of Contents Feeds

Oliveira Medical Evidence Update: A collection of Journal table of contents (TOC) feeds and resources on a variety of medical subjects 

Oliveira Healthcare update: Journal TOCs and current awareness feeds on healthcare issues

Oliveira Mental Health: Journal TOCs and updates on mental health

> Please see also our Current Awareness Page for recent Evidence Updates

Search Engines

Google Books: Search the full text of books  

> Most of the databases indexing academic Journals we have access to are listed on our Databases page.

e-Books

There are many eBook collections online that are free to access or which include free content.  You can also borrow general fiction and non-fiction eBooks from your local public library.

Smashwords: Smashwords is an online eBook publisher and distributor.  Their catalogue includes both paid for and free eBooks.  It is free to sign up for an account. 

Open Library: Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, which aims to create a web page for every book ever published, with as many books as possible freely available in electronic form. (Free to sign up)

Project Gutenberg: A library of over 60,000 free eBooks.  Read online or download.  Focus is on older literature for which copyright has expired. ***Please note Readers outside of the United States must check the copyright terms of their countries before accessing, downloading or redistributing eBooks. Project Gutenberg also have a number of copyrighted titles, for which the copyright holder has given permission for unlimited non-commercial worldwide use.***

Google Books: Search for free books on Google books 

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