Open access

The following are Open access (OA) resources which are selected by UR library that are available online to the reader without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself.

Canadian Science Publishing (publisher of the NRC Research Press journals) is an independent publisher devoted to serving the needs of researchers and their communities by publishing peer-reviewed journals and supporting the knowledge-sharing activities of scholarly societies.
Subject area: Medicine and health
Content: E-Books, Journals
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Free
The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) is a discovery service for peer reviewed books published under an open access licence. DOAB provides a searchable index to the information about these books, with links to the full texts of the publications at the publisher's website or repository.
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Content: E-Books
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Free
The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) lists free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and languages.
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Subscribed / Free: Free
The Directory of Open Access Resources (OpenDOAR) aims to provide a comprehensive and authoritative list of academic open access repositories for end-users who wish to find particular archives or who wish to break down repositories by locale, content or other measures. Users can search for repositories by the following regions: Africa, Asia, Australasia, Caribbean, Central America, Europe, North America, and South America.
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Subscribed / Free: Free
Edinburgh University Press publishes over journals across a range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. These journals are available free of charge, in electronic format to countries classified as ‘low income’ in the World Bank Country Classification.
Subject area: Humanities, Social sciences
Content: Journals
Full text: Yes
Subscribed / Free: Free
Central portal to search and locate Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) from universities around the world. Exciting new service launched by The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) in July 2015. Once researchers have located the ETDs of interest, they are able to access the original documents from the originating institutions.
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Subscribed / Free: Free
The Official Gazette of the Republic of Rwanda is found trough the website of Primer Ministry, Republic of Rwanda.
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Subscribed / Free: Free
WorldWideScience.org​ is a global science gateway, providing one-stop searching of over 90 national and international scientific databases and portals from more than 70 countries. Users can search and translate 400 million pages of science and technology information. Resources available via WorldWideScience include DOAJ and all the Journals Online projects (JOLs).
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Subscribed / Free: Free