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This guide includes links to all of the library's open access resources, including databases, journals, ebooks, and media.
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Open Access Books, Media, and Reference Tools

  • AMS Books Online (Freely Accessible)  
    Open access e-books in mathematics.
  • Anatomy Videos - MedlinePlus
    These animated videos show the anatomy of body parts and organ systems and how diseases and conditions affect them. Resource is open access. No password is required.
    Free online access to various classic reference books on literature, science, medicine, the Bible, and quotations.
  • Internet Archive  
    The Archive includes digitized books, audio, moving images, and software as well archived web pages from all over the world. Research and educational, as well as recreational content is archived.
  • Music Treasures Consortium
    The Music Treasures Consortium provides access to the world's most valued music manuscripts and print materials, held at the most renowned music archives. Researchers can search or browse materials, access information about items, and view images of them via the archives web site. The consortial collection will grow as members add more materials. Open access. No password required. Unlimited users.
  • National Jukebox
    National Jukebox is a project of the Library of Congress. The Jukebox includes recordings from the extraordinary collections of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and other contributing libraries and archives. No password required. Open access. Unlimited usrs.
  • NCBI Bookshelf
    Bookshelf provides free access to books and documents in life science and healthcare. A vital node in the data-rich resource network at NCBI, Bookshelf enables users to easily browse, retrieve, and read content, and spurs discovery of related information. Some books are available in full text. Others only have abstract information. Years covered varies. Open access. No password required. Unlimited users.
  • Online Library of Liberty  
    Online Library of Liberty houses the electronic versions of classic books about individual liberty are stored. These texts go back some 4,000 years and cover the disciplines of economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, political theory, religion, and war and peace.
  • Public Health Image Library (PHIL)
    Database of photographs, illustrations, and videos of various illness, medical personnel in medical settings, and patients with illness. Open access. No password required. Unlimited users.
    Provides drug information on a variety of prescription and prescription drugs. Includes indications, contraindications, and interactions. Also includes a pill identifier tool
  • Surgery Videos - MedlinePlus
    This page provides links to prerecorded webcasts of surgical procedures. These are actual operations performed at medical centers in the United States. Most of the videos last an hour. Please note that you cannot send in questions by email, though the webcast may say that you can, because you are not seeing these videos live.
  • World Health Organization Publications
    WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends. Site provides statistics and other information about health issues worldwide. Open Access. No password required. Unlimited users.

Open Access Databases

  • NASA Astrophysics Data System Journals
    The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant. The ADS maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 9.2 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and arXiv e-prints. The main body of data in the ADS consists of bibliographic records.
  • New York Times Index  
    Free access to the New York Times index.
  • NTIS  
    Broad based technical topics including environmental pollution, agriculture, chemistry, energy, and computers. Index and abstracts for more than 600,000 scientific, technical, engineering, and business related sources from 200 federal agencies.
  • Nucleotide  
    The Nucleotide database is a collection of sequences from several sources, including GenBank, RefSeq, TPA and PDB. Genome, gene and transcript sequence data provide the foundation for biomedical research and discovery.
  • Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)
    OMIM is a comprehensive, authoritative, and timely compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes. The overviews in OMIM contain information on all known mendelian disorders and over 12,000 genes. It is updated daily, and the entries contain copious links to other genetics resources and links to citations in PubMed. Open access. No password required. Unlimited users.
  • PubMed  
    Broad coverage of the medical area including clinical, experimental and veterinary medicine, pathology, health services administration, nursing, dentistry, nutrition, toxicology and psychiatry. Also includes life sciences research when applicable to medicine. Part of the NCBI family of databases which includes Nucleotide and Protein Sequences, Protein Structures, Complete Genomes, Taxonomy, and others. Over 9500 journals are indexed and abstracted.
  • PubMed Clinical Queries
    Allows you to search for evidence-based medical, nursing, and allied health articles. Broad coverage of the medical area including clinical, experimental and veterinary medicine, pathology, health services administration, nursing, dentistry, nutrition, toxicology and psychiatry. Over 9500 journals are indexed and abstracted. Covers 1950 to present. Unlimited users. Open access. No password required.

Open Access Journals and Newspapers

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