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Open Access Resources at FIU

A variety of open access resources are freely available to students and staff at FIU. The University cannot of course be held responsible for the accuracy and value of information obtained from these resources.

 Google Scholar               

Scientific literature peer-reviewed papers, dissertations, books as well as private or technical reports. Also useful in locating academic editors, professional associations, preprint collections and articles on university websites (full text access to some articles and documents provided)

 OAIster : Union Catalog of Digital Resources         

 Access to over 50 million digital records              

BASE: Biefeld Academic Search Engine                  

Multi-disciplinary search engine from Biefield University.

The Virtual Library                                                                     

Catalogued web resources.

 USA Government Science Portal                        

Find Article in BNET                                              

Millions of full text electronic resources.


Provides a single interface for multiple search engines.

The Internet Public Library             

General, multi-subject resource.

DMOZ Open Directory Project                                

Index of web sites.


Engineering and Maths. Links to important web sites, books, industry news, job vacancies, e- journals, technical reports, current research announcements, dissertations.


Comprehensive scientific search engine giving access to scientific, academic, and technical data as well as data related with medicine, current reports, peer-reviewed papers, patents, pre-print resources and web journals from over 415 million scientific Web sites.

Athenus : The Engineering and Science Search Engine       



Interdisciplinary resource  with full text journals in a variety of subject areas.

Gateway For Free E-journals                                                         

Full text journals in various subject areas.

Library of Congress, Electronic Journals Library                             

Free access to full-text journals.

Internet Library of Early Journals                                                    

Journals from the 18th and 19th century, including Gentleman's Magazine, The Annual Register, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Notes and Queries, The Builder ve Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine.

ABC Chemistry      

Some full text access in the field of chemistry.

Free Medical Journals       

BioMed Central : The Open-Access Publisher     

Full text access to about 200 science and technology journals

PLOS:Public Library Of Science       

Open-access Science and Medicine journals.

ERIC : Education Resources Information Center  

Online library within the field of education with over 1 million bibliographic registers. Full text access to a number of journal articles and similar resources.


Indexes open acess journals in the field of Fine Arts and Human Sciences.  

TÜBİTAK-ULAKBİM Engineering and Basic Science Database (MTBVT)   

Includes the journals published in Turkey from 1922 to the present day in the fields of basic and practical Science as well as Engineering. Full text access to some articles.

 TÜBİTAK-ULAKBİM Social Science Database  (SBVT)

Includes journals published in Turkey in the field of Social Science from 2002 onwards. Full text access to some articles.

TÜBİTAK-ULAKBİM Life Science Database     

Includes published journals in Turkey in the fields of Agriculture, Forest Science and Biology from 2001 onwards. Full text access to some articles.

TÜBİTAK-ULAKBİM Medicine Database     

Includes research articles in Turkish and other languages in the fields of Health Science (Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmaceutics, Nursing, etc.) from 1996 onwards. Full text access to some articles.



Google Books        

Complete and partial books either out of copyright or published with permission.


 Software, books, films, games, scripts and many other free resources.

The Open Library                                                                                  

Free open access resource  books in many subjects.

 Project Gutenberg                                                                                 

Dedicated to the digitilization, archiving and distribution of cultural works.

Internet Archive : Million Book Project                                                   

A collaboration between more than twenty institutions aiming to present historical artifacts in digital format to researchers, historians, and disabled people as well as the general population.

Digital Book Index                                                                                  

Catalogue with full text access to electronic books and other documents.

 E-Books Directory                                                                                

Lists free access e-books, documents and academic course texts and provides full text access.                                                                             

Web Books Publishing                                                                         

Free access to open source books on a variety of topics.

The Online Books Page                                                                            

Free access to open source books on a variety of topics.


Free access to open source books on a variety of topics.


Free E-Books                                                                                            

Free access to open source books on a variety of topics.




Comprehensive electronic book archive with free access. Includes classical literary works as well as freelance works.

O’Reilly Open Books                                                                                   

Free access to open source books on a variety of topics.

eScholarship Editions                                                                         

Hundreds of academic electronic books.

Artificial Intelligence       

Subject Areas: Artificial Intelligence, Manufacturing Industry, Robotology and Operational Research.

Free Computer Books     

Free e-books in the field of computer engineering.

American Mathematical Society : Mathematics Books Online      

Cornell University Library Math Book Collection          

 About 550 full text books on  Mathematics.

Links to Mathematics Books Online         

Sources for e-books on Mathematics.

Cascadilla Proceedings Project            

Full text conference records in the field of linguistics.

Page By Page Books           

Free access to open source books on a variety of topics.

Authorama : Public Domain Books          

Specializes in classic English literature.

Online Library of Literature      

Specializes in classic English literature.

University of Virginia’s E-Book Library       

English and American literature, works of well-known authors;  Shakespeare, African - American documents, American history and children 's literature; More than 2,000 books are available .


From the Bibliotheque Nationale de France  including digitilized books mainly in the field of French Studies.



Cambridge Dictionaries Online                                                                                

Oxford Dictionaries : Ask Oxford                                                 

Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary                                      

Merriam-Webster Dictionary                                                       

The Free Dictionary                                                                  

OneLook Dictionary Search                                                        

Your Dictionary.com                                                                   



The Quotations Page                                                                   

Merriam-Webster Thesaurus                                                      


Sozlux.Org      (English-Turkish, Turkish-English)                                                                         


E-DICTIONARIES  (Other Languages)
Babylon : Free Online Dictionaries                                                                                         

Free Language Dictionaries                                                          

Online Dictionaries                                                                                                                                                    

OnlineDictionary.com:Many Dictionary                    



Engineering Dictionary                                                        

Free On-Line Dictionary of Computing (FOLDOC)                                                                                

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online                                                                                             

Finance Glossary                                                                                                                             

Dictionary of Art Historians                                                     

Art & Architecture Thesaurus                                                  



EPA Glossary : Environmental Terminology                                     

Environmental Chemistry.com                                                

ODLIS : Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science  



Ötüken Türkçe Sözlük                                                            

Türk Dil Kurumu Sözlükleri                                                   

Turkish Language Association Dictionary                           

Bilişim Sözlüğü                                                                   

 Informatics Dictionary