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Zayed University Library - Alumni Resources and Services

This guide provides alumni access to all available library resources and services.

Open Articles Repositories

CORE’s mission is to aggregate all open access research worldwide and deliver unrestricted access for all.

The originator of Digital Commons, BePress (Berkeley Electronic Press) makes it possible for academic institutions to develop repositories of scholarly works. Search the entire Digital Commons Network containing more than a million documents from over 330 institutions.

University institutional repository of scholarly materials including: electronic theses, technical reports, books, conference papers, and oral histories from the Caltech archives.

"From the Library of Congress, digitized newspapers from 1836-1922 can be browsed and searched by state, keyword or advanced search. Additional links are available to a newspaper title directory for publications from 1690 – present.

​​​​​​​University of Michigan's institutional repository of scholarly documents produced by UM faculty and graduate across a range of subject areas, with more than 24,000 full-text documents in Health Sciences.

​​​​​​​"A central, open access repository for the scholarly output of faculty and the broader research community at Harvard."

​​​​​​​Brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. Search and scan through the united collection of millions of items, including by timeline, map, virtual bookshelf, format, subject, and partner.

​​​​​​​DSpace is a open access platform for developing and managing an institutional repository of digital documents, images, and multimedia. Hundreds of universities around the world use DSpace, as well as many other types of institutions. On this directory page, you can search for a repository or browse by location or type of institution. Top universities include MIT, Cambridge, Harvard and more.

​​​​​​​An online index of more than 9,000 open access journals from 13 countries. Many journals are peer-reviewed. Journals and articles can be browsed or searched by keyword or advanced search options.

​​​​​​​Searches the eScholarship Repository (working papers, research, technical reports, etc.) of the University of California.

​​​​​​​HathiTrust makes the digitized collections of some of the nation’s great research libraries available for all. HathiTrust has partnerships with over 90 institutions providing more than a million open access.

​​​​​​​This free table of contents searching service by JournalTOC searches over 24,000 scholarly journal table of contents allowing you to find recent and authoritative information on your search topic. When you find a citation for a useful article, use NCU Library’s Find a Resource to see if we subscribe to this publication and to view the full text, or submit an Interlibrary Loan request.

​​​​​​​Explore academic content on JSTOR that is open to everyone, everywhere. Search thousands of free journal articles and open access book chapters.

​​​​​​​hosted by OCLC, who also maintains, this database is a cooperative open library catalog of over 30 million records from more than 1,500 sources. Users can use advanced search features to search open access resources in full-text through this one, easy to use search interface

​​​​​​​Holdings of freely available, full-text social science documents.

​​​​​​​Open repository of abstracts for working papers and forthcoming publications in all areas of social sciences, with an Electronic Paper Collection of full-text documents. Organized by Research Network subject areas for browsing or searching.

 ANU Press is a globally recognized leader in open-access academic publishing. We produce fully peer-reviewed          monographs and journals across a wide range of subject areas, with a special focus on Australian and international policy, Indigenous studies and the Asia-Pacific region.

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

DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

All articles in open access journals which are published by Elsevier have undergone peer review and upon acceptance are immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.

One of the largest publishers of peer-reviewed, fully open-access journals in the Arab world.

 Open Biology is an online journal that welcomes original, high impact research in cell and developmental biology, molecular and structural biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, immunology, microbiology and genetics. 

OHP is an international community of scholars, editors and readers with a focus on critical and cultural theory. They have operated as a independent volunteer initiative since 2006, promoting open access scholarship in journals, books and exploring new forms of scholarly communication.

​The Open Library of the Humanities journal publishes internationally-leading, rigorous and peer-reviewed scholarship across the humanities disciplines: from classics, theology and philosophy, to modern languages and literatures, film and media studies, anthropology, political theory and sociology. 

PeerJ is a peer-reviewed & Open Access journal publishing primary research and reviews in biology, life sciences, environmental sciences, and medicine.

PLoS publishes a suite of influential Open Access journals across all areas of science and medicine. Rigorously reported, peer reviewed and immediately available without restrictions, promoting the widest readership and impact possible. 

Royal Society Open Science is a new open journal publishing high-quality original research across the entire range of science on the basis of objective peer-review. The journal covers the entire range of science and mathematics and allows the Society to publish all the high-quality work it receives without the usual restrictions on scope, length or impact.

SpringerOpen, launched in June 2010, includes Springer’s portfolio of 200+ peer-reviewed fully open access journals across all areas of science.

Open access journals available from Taylor & Francis Online. 

Wiley Open Access publishes authoritative peer reviewed open access journals across many research disciplines.

Open Theses

Open E-book databases

Open Videos