Open Access Databases

Listing of Open Access Databases

LOADB is a service of CSIR’s Unit for Research and Development of Information Products (URDIP) located at Pune in India and is being developed for the Open Science and Open Innovation Infrastructure Project supported by CSIR at URDIP.

Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources

ROAD provides a free access to those ISSN bibliographic records which describe scholarly resources in Open Access: journals, monographic series, conference proceedings, academic repositories and scholarly blogs.


Paperity is the first multi-disciplinary aggregator of Open Access journals and papers, “gold” and “hybrid”.


SciELO is a bibliographic database, digital library, and cooperative electronic publishing model of open access journals.


Scilit is a centralized platform for all published research literature, articles with a DOI or in PubMed are indexed within hours.


OpenAIRE is a pan-European research information system, which provides services to find, store, link and analyse research output from all disciplines.

Internet Archive Scholar

Internet Archive Scholar is a full text search index with over 25 million research articles and other scholarly documents preserved in the Internet Archive.