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Study Tools

  1. Personal research assistants to organize articles, ebooks quotes, footnotes, bibliography
    • Citavi (free up to 100 materials)
    • Zotero (free but open source, so less development)
  2. Plagiarism check
  3. Languages:

Free Educational Resources (list thanks to the University of the Philippines Open University)

A. Open Access/Open Educational Resources (OERs)/Free Databases

  1. UPOU Networks: https://networks.upou.edu.ph/1046/the-up-open-university/
  2. 101 Free Online Journal and Research Databases for
    Academics: https://www.scribendi.com/advice/free_online_journal_and_research_databases.en.html
  3. Asian Development Bank’s Evaluation Reports: https://www.adb.org/site/evaluation/main
  4. BioMed Central: https://www.biomedcentral.com/
  5. Cambridge Open Access: https://www.cambridge.org/core/what-we-publish/open-access/
  6. CERN Document Server: http://cdsweb.cern.ch/
  7. Chan Robles Virtual Law Library:
    https://www.chanrobles.com/virtualibrary1.htm#.YCx01mgzaUk
  8. Digital Science Dimensions: https://app.dimensions.ai/discover/publication
  9. Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ): https://www.doaj.org/
  10. DOST-STII Science and Technology Academic Research-Based Openly Operated KioskS
    (STARBOOKS) Online: http://www.starbooks.ph/
  11. EUROPA: https://europa.eu/european-union/index_en
  12. Free Medical Journals: http://www.freemedicaljournals.com/
  13. Guide to Open Access Journal: https://www.onlineschools.org/open-access-journals/
  14. Highwire Press: https://www.highwirepress.com/
  15. Internet Archive: https://archive.org/
  16. Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest: https://www.jhuapl.edu/techdigest
  17. LawPhil: https://lawphil.net/
  18. National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER): https://www.nber.org/
  19. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST): https://www.nist.gov/srd
  20. NORMLEX (Database of International Labour Standards):
    https://www.ilo.org/dyn/normlex/en/f?p=NORMLEXPUB:1:0::NO :::
  21. OER@Asia Hub Repository: https://oerasia-repository.wou.edu.my/
  22. Open J-Gate: https://jgateplus.com/home/
  23. PCAARRD’s publications, theses, and technical reports, among others
    online: https://elibrary.pcaarrd.dost.gov.ph/slims/
  24. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS): https://www.pnas.org/
  25. PubMed Central: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/
  26. Rice-based Biosystems Journal: https://www.philrice.gov.ph/grants/call-publication/
  27. Scientific Journals International:
    https://publons.com/publisher/2412/scientific-journals-international-sji
  28. Social Science Research Network: https://www.ssrn.com/index.cfm/en/
  29. UP Diliman Journals Online: https://www.journals.upd.edu.ph/
  30. World Bank Open Knowledge Repository: http://openknowledge.worldbank.org/
  31. World dataBank: World Bank’s Open Data Initiative:
    https://databank.worldbank.org/home.aspx

B. Free e-Books

  1. Bartleby.com: http://www.bartleby.com/
  2. EU Bookshop: http://bookshop.europa.eu/en/home/
  3. Computer Books: http://freecomputerbooks.com/
  4. JSTOR e-Books: https://about.jstor.org/whats-in-jstor/books/open-access-books-jstor/
  5. Library of Economics and Liberty: https://www.econlib.org/
  6. Read Print: http://www.readprint.com/
  7. Routledge & CRC e-Books:
    https://www.routledge.com/our-products/open-access-books/accessing-oa-books
  8. Springer e-Books: https://hnarayanan.github.io/springer-books/
  9. Southeast Asia @ Project Muse:
    https://www.ac.upd.edu.ph/index.php/resources/the-asian-center-blog/2107-download-free-ebooks-southeast-asia-project-muse
  10. Tech Books: http://www.freetechbooks.com/

C. Open Access Thesis and Dissertations

  1. Brigham Young University: http://etd.lib.byu.edu/collection.html
  2. California Institute of Technology: http://thesis.library.caltech.edu/
  3. Electronic Theses and Dissertations at Virginia
    Tech: https://vtechworks.lib.vt.edu/handle/10919/5534
  4. Louisiana State University: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/
  5. North Carolina State University
    Libraries: https://repository.lib.ncsu.edu/handle/1840.20/23
  6. OhioLINK Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center: https://etd.ohiolink.edu/apexprod/rws_olink/r/1501/1
  7. University of Kentucky: http://archive.uky.edu/handle/10225/2

D. Documentary Films

  1. Top Documentary Films: https://topdocumentaryfilms.com/