Focus Areas




Subject Gateways



Online Books page

E Book links of Adelaide University

Directory of free e-books on the web

Reference works

The Great Books – Masterpieces of 240 authors of 20th century

Britannica Online

Concise Encyclopaedia of Economics Online

Oldest e text project, dating back before the web, now with more than 11,000 titles

Top 100 ebooks

300 full text electronic text books





Open Sources

Selected internet resources in Library and Information Science

E-Prints in Library and Information Science

Library and Information Science – Digital Library – Online journals

Directory of open access journals



Free scholarly electronic journals: an annotated webliography

Public Library of Science – Premier open-access journals in Biology and Medicine



Arts & Humanities


Cambridge University Press


Encyclopedia Britannica          






Annual Reviews                       



Science Online                         

Springer + Kluwer                    

Taylor & Francis                      

Wiley Interscience                   





American Chemical Society    

Chemical Abstracts Services    (SCIFINDER Scholar)

Royal Society of Chemistry    





American Institute of Physics 

American Physical Society      

Institute of Physics                  



Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations

India’s premier Digital Library of electronic theses.  Vidyanidhi enhances access to Indian theses and enlarges the  reach and audience for Indian doctoral research works



List of 230 databases



1.   BIOBASE                         -  Biological Sciences

2.   BIOSIS previews             -  Life Sciences, Biomedical

3.   EiCompendex                   -  Engineering

4.   EBSCO                             -  Social Sciences and Humanities

5.   ECONLIT                        -  Economics, Business & Management

6.   EMBASE                         -  Pharmacology and Biomedicine

7.   FLUIDEX             -  Fluids engineering

8.   GEOBASE                       -  Geology, Geography and Oceanography

9.   INSPEC                            -  Physics and Astronomy

10. MEDLINE                       -  Medical

11. OCEANBASE                  -  Ocean Sciences

12. PSYCINFO                       -  Psycology

13. SCOPUS                           -  STM and Social Sciences

14. WORLD TEXTILES       -  Textiles


Subject Gateways

BIOME is a collection of gateways, which provide access to evaluated, quality Internet resources in the health and life sciences

Subject resources for humanities

Social Science Information Gateway – guide to web resources for Social Sciences

Online since 1998,  links to Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Sciences

Business and Economic Education is a free online service for students, teachers and lecturers of business, economics, accounting, leisure and recreation, travel and tourism

BioMedNet – For biological  medical researchers

Gateway of internet resources covering all subject areas

Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library (EEVL) is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet

J-Gate – Gateway of ejournals

Organizing Medical Networked Information is a gateway to evaluated, online resources in health and medicine

The Virtual Library is the oldest catalogue of the web, being a gateway to all subjects