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Open Access Research

We provide a list of some online resources whose content at least of the majority can be open accessed.


  • arXiv: an eprint archive for physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics
  • bioRxiv: a preprint server for biology, operated by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
  • CiteSeerX: a search engine on the literature in computer and information science
  • RePEc: research papers in economics collected by hundreds of volunteers

Digital Libraries

  • DLMF: NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions
  • DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Project Euclid: mathematics and statistics online

Academic Publishers

  • BioMed Central: peer-reviewed open access research in biology and medicine
  • Chemistry Central: peer-reviewed open access research in chemistry
  • Hindawi: a publisher with more than 400 peer-reviewed open access journals
  • PLOS: a nonprofit publisher and advocate of open access research
  • SpringerOpen: Springer’s portfolio of peer-reviewed open access journals and books

Slides & Videos

  • Cambridge SMS: videos and audios at the University of Cambridge
  • IAS Video Lectures: lectures and workshops at the Institute for Advanced Study
  • KITP Online: slides and audio-visuals of talks at KITP of UCSB
  • PIRSA: Perimeter Institute Recorded Seminar Archive


  • GitXiv: collaborative open computer science
  • MathOverflow: a question and answer site for professional mathematicians
  • nLab: a wiki-lab for collaborative work on mathematics, physics and philosophy
  • Polymath: massively collaborative mathematical projects
  • Scholarpedia: the peer-reviewed open-access encyclopedia
  • ScienceOpen: a research network to share and evaluate scientific information