Open Access Resources

The library is providing these open access links below as a service to Ancilla’s students and faculty. They provide free access to peer-reviewed science and medical journals. Please remember that open access articles are still copyrighted and the articles still need to be cited in research. 

Open Access Resources

  • Directory of Open Access Journals:
    Multidisciplinary–covers all topics!
  • HighWire Press, Stanford University:
    A collection of journal titles with open access articles available. Both science and medical titles available.
  • BioMed: 
    Over 200 peer-reviewed science, medical, and technology journals
  • Public Library of Science (PLoS):
    A collection of seven journals: PLoS Biology, PLoS Medicine, PLoS Computational Biology, PLoS Genetics, PLoS Pathogens, PLoS ONE (general science and medicine), and PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases.
  • PubMed:
    Articles available courtesy of the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. 
  • Social Science Research Network:
    Will need to set up a free account, but this site contains over 300,000 full-text papers and articles in the field of social sciences, including political science, anthropology and archaeology, sustainability, the humanities, and  more.

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