The following are links
to selected 'open access' web sites, resources, publications, and more: Videos
- Bentham Open Access - Over 230 peer-reviewed open access journals covering all major disciplines of
science, technology, and more.
- CIA World Fact Book
- Providing information on the history, people, government, economy,
geography, military, communications, transportation of countries around
- Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) - A directory of a wide range of freely available, online Open Access Journals covering the arts and sciences.
- Encyclopedia of Life - Providing free and 'open access' to knowledge about life on Earth.
- Google Books - Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide using Google Book.
- GAO Reports - U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) web site providing access to GAO reports and testimonies.
- Government Printing Office - Disseminates official information
from all three branches of the U.S. federal government.
- Library of Congress - Recognized as the national library of the U.S. Its
collections comprise the world's most comprehensive record of American history, human
creativity, and knowledge.
- National Archives - Safeguarding, preserving, and providing access to the major documents and records of U.S. Government.
- OER Commons Textbooks - Information about open textbooks offered through Open Education Commons (OER).
- Open Journal Systems - A journal management and publishing system developed as part of the Public Knowledge Project.
- O'Reilly Open Books - Publishers of quite a few Open Books--books with various forms of "open" copyright--over the years.
- Project Gutenburg - Offering over 33,000 free eBooks that can be downloaded.
- THOMAS - Providing the public with access to U.S. federal government legislative information from the Library of Congress
- Versita / De Gruyter Open - One of the world’s leading Open Access platforms, hosting full texts of nearly 200 scholarly journals.
Open Access Organizations
Other Selected U.S. Open Government Documents:
* See the Core Documents of Our Democracy in the U.S. maintained by the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO).
* Check out Wandora, a general purpose information extraction, aggregation, management, and publishing application based on Topic Maps and Java.
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