Open Access

Explore resources that share information, knowledge and scholarship freely on the Web:


AIP Advances Flat World Knowledge Project Gutenberg
Biology Open Google Books PubMed Central
Biomed Central Google Scholar QScience Connect
BMJ Open Hindawi Publishing Corporation The Scientific World Journal
Chemistry Central Internet Archive SAGE Open
Co-Action Publishing Journal of Medical Internet Research Scientific Reports
Copernicus Publications Open Humanities Press SpringerOpen
Directory of Open Access Books Oxford Open Streaming Media: Free Access
Directory of Open Access Journals Philosopher's imprint Wiley Open Access
  PLoS (Public Library of Science)  


Collection Tools

Books in Print

Whether you're looking for information on books, audio books, or videos, you've come to the right place. With millions of titles, is an essential bibliographic tool for libraries, booksellers, and publishers.

Choice Reviews Online

The premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. More than 35,000 librarians, faculty, and key decision makers rely on Choice magazine and Choice Reviews Online for collection development and scholarly research. Choice reaches almost every undergraduate college and university library in the United States.

Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; articles published since September 1989; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.


Popular Publisher's Websites

Baker and Taylor

Baker & Taylor is a leading distributor of books, videos, and music products to libraries, institutions and retailers. They maintain one of the largest in-stock inventories of books, videos and music in the U.S. - about 385,000 titles in inventory and more than 1.5 million titles available for order. Their Print on Demand Program allows customers to access the titles they need when they need them.


Wiley's Scientific, Technical, Medical, and Scholarly (STMS) business, also known as Wiley-Blackwell, serves the world's research and scholarly communities, and is the largest publisher for professional and scholarly societies. Wiley-Blackwell's programs encompass journals, books, major reference works, databases, and laboratory manuals, offered in print and electronically.

CQ Press

CQ Press is your first source for information on politics, policy, and people. They are the leading publisher of books, directories, subscriptions, and Web products on American politics, federal and state government, American institutions, campaigns and elections, current events, and world affairs.

Discovery Store

Sells products from the Disovery Communications Inc. Disocvery provides documentary programming focused primarily on popular science, technology, and history. In the U.S., the programming for the main Discovery network is primarily focused on "reality-based" television themes, such as speculative investigation (with shows such as Mythbusters, Unsolved History, and Best Evidence), automobiles, and occupations (Dirty Jobs and Deadliest Catch); it also features documentaries specifically aimed at families and younger audiences.

Educational Video Network

Veteran producers of educational media since 1953. EVN's video productions cover a wide range of subjects and our production department is always looking for new topics needed by teachers.


Elsevier, along with divisions Academic Press, Architectural Press, Butterworth-Heinemann, Focal Press, Morgan Kaufmann, Newnes, and Syngress publishes the finest books read by millions wordlwide, and written by authors known for their leadership and cutting-edge experience and expertise. Elsevier publishes award-winning books in subject areas such as networking, architecture, chemistry, human resources, life science, earth science, photography, computer science, graphics, conservation, electronics, and many more.

Films for the Humanities and Sciences

As the leading provider of media for higher education, Films for the Humanities & Sciences creates and distributes world-class academic content for discerning educators. Films for the Humanities & Sciences is widely recognized as having the broadest and deepest range of content available.

Library Video Company

Library Video Company is the leading distributor of educational video, DVD and audiobook to schools and public libraries nationwide. The company stocks thousands of titles covering a diverse range of topics for all ages and grade levels. Each program has been carefully reviewed and selected for content that is appropriate for the classroom and public library setting.

Oxford University Press

One of the oldest publishing companies in the world whose first press dates back to 1478. They are knwon for many historical and biographical works, publishing works that have won the Pulitzer Prize, and of course their monumental Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford produces over 500 titles each in America alone. They print a wide range of areas and medium for both academic and professional purposes.


PBS, with its 356 member stations, offers all Americans – from every walk of life – the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and online content. PBS provides quality TV programming and related services to 356 noncommercial stations serving all 50 states, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and American Samoa.

Taylor & Francis

Founded in 1798, the Taylor & Francis Group publishes more than 1000 journals and around 1,800 new books each year, with a books backlist in excess of 20,000 specialist titles. Informing Academics from Past to Present.

Yale University Press

Founded in 1908, Yale University Press publishes books and other materials that further scholarly investigation, advance interdisciplinary inquiry, stimulate public debate, educate both within and outside the classroom, and enhance cultural life.