Peer-reviewed and general interest full-text articles for academic libraries. Subjects include physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many others. You may also wish to browse by discipline.
Open textbooks are a subset of open educational resources (OER) and reside in the public domain — where copyrights have been waived by the copyright holder or copyright has expired — or have been released by the copyright holder under an open-copyright licence. The B.C. Open Textbook Collection, Canada’s first major repository of these OER, is available for all to use.
Open textbooks are available digitally, accessed online or through shareable formats, to be freely used by anyone: students, instructors, librarians, and members of the public. In general, they can be modified, printed, shared, retained, remixed, and reused.
Provides access to an expanding range of data from the European Union (EU) institutions and other EU bodies. You can use and reuse these data for commercial or non-commercial purposes. Includes datasets, applications, & visualization tools that may be freely downloaded and used.
An attempt to list and provide access to all published books. Books not available to view have the option to try and locate in a library collection or purchase. While much content is free, users will encounter books that are unavailable to view. There is a very comprehensive subject browse page for those who do not have specific titles to locate.
A collection of handbooks areas across many different subject areas. The Handbook series contains in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field, and brings together the leading scholars to discuss research and the latest thinking on a range of major topics. Each Handbook offers thorough introductions to topics and a critical survey of the current state of scholarship, creating an original conception of the field and setting the agenda for new research. Handbook articles review the key issues and cutting-edge debates, as well as providing arguments for how those debates might evolve.
Provides a free access to a subset of ISSN bibliographic records. These records describe the scholarly resources in open access that have been identified by the ISSN Network. ROAD is in line with the actions of UNESCO for promoting Open Access to scientific resources. Website provides a basic search, interactive map search, and an advanced search feature, with linkouts to identified resources.
NICC subscribes to content from 1997-Present. Science is a leading general science academic journal in the field, publishing original peer-reviewed research articles all fields of scientific inquiry. The database provides digital access to all Science Magazine content from 1997 to the current issue, including prepublication content. You may also browse issues by year. More date ranges may appear than NICC has online access to. Use Advanced Search if you wish to limit your search to only those full-text years subscribed. Note you must also select the specific source publication as well in advanced search.
Freely available, full-text social science documents. Includes discipline-relevant scholarly contributions from the social sciences – in particular, sociology and political sciences and their methods, social policy, social psychology, population research, historical social research, employment research, and the communication sciences. As a rule, German- and English-language publications can be archived in SSOAR.
Swank Digital Campus provides movie and TV content for the NICC community. The platform displays subscribed titles chosen for one-year license by faculty, staff, and librarians, to support classroom and instruction use. Access to all content is available on and off campus.
Statistics and data are a key part of that knowledge and are easily accessible on the web for all users. The World Bank provides free and open access to a comprehensive set of data about development in countries around the globe, together with other datasets cited in the data catalog. Visitors may start at the "new users" page, browse by country or region, or browse by topical indicators ("agriculture," "health," "poverty," etc.).