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Library - Open Access: Open Access Resources

Open Access Journals

  • DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals
    DOAJ is a database of over 400 000 peer-reviewed, open access journals from around the world. Over 10 000 of these journals can be searched at the article level from the DOAJ search box.
  • JURN
  • PubMed Central (PMC)
    "The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature."
  • PLoS (Public Library of Science)
    PLoS, a non-profit organization founded by a group of biomedical scientists, currently publishes seven open access biomedical journals, six of which are ranked for impact factor by ISI's Journal Citation Reports.
  • BioMedCentral (BMC)

Open Access Week: UJ Library Seminar, 22 October 2019

Open Access E-books

African Capacity Building Founadation (ACBF)

The UJ Library has partnered ACBF  Virtual Library in support of Open Access, which enables access several high quality peer reviewed credible online publications. The ACBF on-line library provides free full text e-books on capacity development in Africa covering science technology& innovation; regional integration; domestic resource mobilization; agriculture and food security; natural resources management;  youth and gender, governance and economic development etc. The publications are open access  available at free cost that you can download in PDF format on their platform.