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A guide for the IGHD international projects partners to open access scientific literature resources available to them.


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Jessica Wilkinson

ReadCube:  part of the Digital Science enables broad full-text access for those doing research into COVID-19, providing access to over 26 million articles. The CRP is available to anyone studying or writing about COVID-19, with support for remote access. Further details can be found at

Researchers can apply for their pass at

The HINARI Programme:  Set up by WHO together with major publishers, enables low- and middle- income countries to gain access to one of the world's largest collections of biomedical and health literature. Up to 20,000 journals, up to 64,000 e-books, and up to 110 other information resources are available to health institutions in more than 125 countries. Access here:

Low and Middle income countries need to register with the WHO. There is a registration form here:

CORE: The world’s largest collection of open access journal articles. Access here:

DOAJ:  A community-curated, independent online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. Access here:

Social Science Research Network: open-access working paper repository. Access here:

PubMed Central: A free, full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). Access here:

CogPrints: An electronic archive for self-archive papers in many subjects related to cognition such as psychology, philosophy, and biology. Access here:

​BioMed Central: 300 peer-reviewed journals, sharing discoveries from research communities in science, technology, engineering and medicine. Access here:

Frontiers: Freely accessible research from over 600 academic disciplines. Access here:

Plosone: Freely accessible research from over 200 subject areas across science, engineering, medicine and the related social sciences and humanities. Access here:

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