African Journals OnLine (AJOL)
A programme of INASP - the International Network for the Availability of Scientific
Publications - AJOL promotes the awareness and use of African-published journals
in the sciences, medicine, agriculture, humanities and social sciences by providing
access to tables of contents (TOCs) and abstracts on the Internet, links to
full text (if available) plus document delivery of paper articles, subsidised
(to less developed countries). AJOL already includes 200 journals published
in Africa. Journals are accepted on the basis of their quality of content and
proven record of regular publication.
BUBL Information Service
A national (UK oriented) information service for the higher education community.
Links to over 10,000 quality Internet resources covering all subject areas,
and sub-divided by type. Search or browse. Excellent for tracking down UK institutions.
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
Developed by Lund University Libraries and supported by the Information Program
of the Open Society Institute (http://www.osi.hu/infoprogram/) along with SPARC
(The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, (http://www.arl.org/sparc),
the directory contains information on open access journals, i.e. quality controlled
scientific and scholarly electronic journals that are freely available on the
web. There are now 1148 journals in the directory of which 310 journals are
searchable on article level with 54661articles are included in the DOAJ service.
The service will continue to grow as new journals are identified.
E-LIS is an open access archive for scientific or technical documents, published
or unpublished, on Librarianship, Information Science and Technology, and related
disciplines. It offers free access to "e-prints in library and information
science" research papers.
Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature,
including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical
reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles
from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint
repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across
Literacy - Sources of Information
From Sköde University Library in Sweden, this is a valuable and substantial
collection of Web sites and resources devoted to information literacy, including
information literacy education, instruction, tutorials, standards, models, programmes,
and more. Links are grouped by Web sites, articles/conference papers/monographs,
bibliographies, and mailing lists and discussion forums.
A Subject Launchpad
Hosted by Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, this is a useful shortcut bringing
together links to 38 of the principal, high-quality subject gateways, together
with 10 multi-subject gateways
Merriam-Webster Online dictionary
Webopedia Online dictionary
ODLIS —Online Dictionary for Library and