Open Access Database

Database Name Content Information
Academic Research Index (Open Access)

Index Database

Academic Research Index is a resource that indexes local and international academic studies published on the internet.

African Journals Online (Open Access)


SUBJECT HEADING: Africa, Health, Agriculture
It includes nearly 200 journals on health and agriculture published in Africa.
Aga Khan Library (Open Access)

Manuscript & Rare Book & Photograph & Map

SUBJECT HEADING: Rare Book, Manuscript, Photograph, Map
It offers access to updated and updated digital collections of rare works, manuscripts, works of art, out-of-print publications, photographs, maps in the library collection.
AgEcon Search: Research in Agricultural and Applied Economics (Open Access)

E-journal & E-book

SUBJECT HEADING: Multidisciplinary
All materials in AgEcon Search are part of a series or conference or journal sponsored by an organization. Organizations might include academic departments, government agencies, non-government organizations, or professional associations. All materials are full text, and in PDF format.
Materials appropriate for AgEcon Search:
  • Conference papers and posters
  • Working papers and Reports
  • Journal articles
  • Books or book chapters
  • Theses or dissertations 
  • Pre-prints or post-prints of journal articles
Agricola (Open Access)

E-journal & E-book

SUBJECT HEADING: Agriculture, Food Sciences
The National Agricultural Library is one of five national libraries of the United States and houses one of the world's largest collections devoted to agriculture and its related sciences.
AHRnet Biographical Dictionary of British and Irish Architects (Open Access)

Abstract & Index & Biography

SUBJECT HEADING: Art, Architecture, Design, Exhibition
Contains the full text of a wide range of International Art and Architecture journals published between the 1860s and the 1930s. Contains biographical data on nearly 45,000 artists, architects, designers and craftspeople. This is an ongoing project to digitize every book, exhibition catalogue, pamphlet and conference paper, as well as much of the journal literature published in Britain and Ireland during the late nineteenth century and early years of the twentieth century.
AIP Publishing (Open Access)


SUBJECT HEADINGI: Medicine, Chemistry, Structural Biology, Physics
To support global research during the COVID-19 pandemic, AIP Publishing has made this collection of articles on infectious diseases, epidemics, computational epidemiology, and pandemics free to read.
Akuademi.Net (Open Access)


SUBJECT HEADING:  Aquatic Sciences
Akuademi.Net, articles, papers, etc. related to aquaculture. It aims to disseminate publications over the web to large audiences. For this purpose, it is ensured that the publications are published on the Akuademi.Net pages by obtaining permission from the publishers and regulatory persons and institutions.
altKitap (Open Access)


SUBJECT HEADING: Multidisciplinary
altKitap is Turkey's online publishing house, which has been publishing free electronic books on the internet since 2000. Since the day it was founded, it has aimed to spread literary and intellectual content over the internet free of charge.
American Numismatic Society (Open Access)


Since its founding in 1858, ANS has created a permanent collection of more than 800,000 objects, from 650 BCEs, home to about 100,000 books, documents and works. These resources are used to support the publication of books and periodicals, lectures, academic seminars and exhibitions.

Ankara University Journal Database (Open Access)

Journal Database

This database containing periodicals published by Ankara University.

Aperta (Open Access)

E-journal & E-book

SUBJECT HEADING: Multidisciplinary
Aperta is TÜBİTAK's open access archive.
Arabic Collections Online (Open Access)


SUBJECT HEADING: Multidisciplinary
It aims to digitize, preserve and provide free open access to a wide range of Arabic language books on topics such as literature, philosophy, law, religion and more.
Arabic Manuscripts Online (Open Access)


SUBJECT HEADING: History of Medicine, Manuscript
The archive, which includes about 1000 medical history manuscripts, among its collections containing works in 43 languages, especially Ottoman, Arabic and Persian, is available for free access.
Arachne (Open Access)

Architectural Plan & Visual & Photo

SUBJECT HEADING: Architectural Plan, Visual, Byzantine Architecture, Ottoman Architecture, Photography, Archeology
The archive of the Istanbul branch of the German Archeology Institute can be accessed through the German Archeology Institute Digital Database. In this archive, there is a large collection of photographs taken in the 19th and early 20th centuries about architectural structures and cities in Turkey. In addition to photographs, visual documents such as architectural plans and sketches are also available. Sources cover not only Ancient Anatolian civilizations, but also Byzantine and Ottoman architecture.
Archive of European Integration-University of Pittsburgh - AEI (Open Access)

Annual Report- Proceedings-Reference

The Archive of European Integration (AEI) is a free to everyone electronic repository and archive for research materials on the topic of European integration and unification.

Arkitekt (Open Access)

Journal Database

The database of Arkitekt Magazine was prepared by the Chamber of Architects within the scope of Zeki Sayar Commemoration Program (2010-2012).

Arkiv (Open Access)

Architectural Plan

SUBJECT HEADING: Architecture, Turkish Architecture
ARKİV, which is published under the sponsorship of Kalebodur, is Turkey’s single architecture reference source which follows the production of Turkish architecture that constantly renews itself.
In Arkiv, which digitally documents architectural work in Turkey, it is possible to systematically reach both pages on architects and structures, and different information related to other subjects about architecture.
ArXiv E-print Archive (Open Access)

Journal Database

This database that provides open access to many journals in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance, Statistics, Electrical Engineering and Systems Science and Economics.

ASEE - American Society for Engineering Education (Open Access)

E-Journal & Conference Papers

SUBJECT HEADING: Engineering, Technology
The American Society for Engineering Education offers free access to 11 academic journals and conference proceedings that support education in engineering technologies.
Bayerische StaatsBibliothek Kütüphanesi E-book Collection (Open Access)

Electronic Book

With approximately 2 million digital studies, the Bavarian State Library holds the largest digital data stock of all German libraries. The library's collection profile consists of manuscripts, rare printed books and extensive private collections of thousands of years of cultural heritage.

Belleten (OpenAccess)

Journal Database

Turkish Journal of Turkish Historical Society is published quarterly. As of the first issue, online access is available.

BEPress (Open Access)


Founded in 1999 by professors, BEPress supports academic communities to demonstrate their work and expertise for maximum impact.

Berlin State University Turkish Manuscript Collection (Open Access)

Manuscript Collection

Since the library was founded in 1661, more than 11 million printed materials have been collected alone. The collection consists of more than 2.2 million additional printed works and other materials that are often unique in private collections - western and oriental manuscripts, music signatures, properties and deposits, personal collections, maps and historical newspapers. The library's collection also includes more than 10 million microforms and more than 12 million motifs in the picture library. In addition, a constantly growing number of databases and other electronic resources complement the collection. The quality of its collections and various services characterize the library's exclusive prestige worldwide.

Bibliography of Sources of Law (Open Access)


Hukuk Kaynakları Bibliyografyası is a bibliographic database that indexes information about Turkish legal resources.

Bioline International (Open Access)

Journal Database

Bioline International is a not-for-profit scholarly publishing cooperative committed to providing open access to quality research journals published in developing countries.

BioMed Central (Open Access)

Journal Database

A pioneer of open access publishing, BMC has an evolving portfolio of high quality peer-reviewed journals including broad interest titles such as BMC Biology and BMC Medicine, specialist journals such as Malaria Journal and Microbiome, and the BMC Series.

British Library Electronic Theses Online Service - EThOS  (Open Access)

Dissertations & Theses Database

EThOS is the UK’s national thesis service which aims to maximise the visibility and availability of the UK’s doctoral research theses.

Byzantine Monuments Photographs Archive (Open Access)

Photographs Archive

The Byzantine Monuments Photographs Archive is an ongoing project by Koç University Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for Late Antique and Byzantine Studies (GABAM) to create a digital photographic archive of Byzantine monuments in Istanbul. The core of the archive is made up of monuments found across the Historic Peninsula.

CaltechBOOK (Open Access)

Article Database

This is a repository of over 84,000 research papers authored by Caltech faculty and other researchers at Caltech.

Center of Turkish Cinema Studies -TSA (Open Access)

Reference-Index Database

Published by the Foundation for Sciences and Arts’ Center for Turkish Cinema Studies, is an online platform that provides users with the established body of knowledge on Turkish cinema, follows the current trends, and represents cinema using specific criteria, while also incorporating systematic records of films, individuals, books, magazines, interviews, and theses related to cinema and conducting archive database studies pertaining to written, visual, and audio documents in the background.

ChemSpider (Open Access)

Chemical Data Sources

ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 67 million structures from hundreds of data sources.

CIARD R.I.N.G (Open Access)


The RING is a global directory of datasets and data services for the agri-food sector. It is the principal tool created through the CIARD initiative to allow information providers to register their services and datasets in various categories and so facilitate the discovery of sources of agriculture-related information across the world.

Cogitatio (Open Access)

Article-Reference Database

Cogitatio is a publisher founded in 2014 with the aim of promoting open-access divulgation of scientific knowledge.

CoHE Thesis Center (Open Access)

Theses Database

Ulusal Tez Merkezi, includes master's, doctorate, medical and proficiency theses theses prepared in universities and research hospitals.

DART-Europe E-theses Portal (Open Access)

Dissertations & Theses Database

DART-Europe is a partnership of research libraries and library consortia who are working together to improve global access to European research theses.

David Rumsey Map Collection (Open Access)


The David Rumsey Map Collection contains more than 150,000 maps. The collection includes atlases, wall maps, globes, school geographies, pocket maps, books of exploration, maritime charts, and a variety of cartographic materials including pocket, wall, children's, and manuscript maps. Items range in date from about 1550 to the present.

Depremzedeler İçin Hukuk Rehberi

Legal Guide

The Legal Guide for the Victims of Earthquake was created in the context of both criminal law, private law and public law areas other than criminal law, by contacting academics and lawyers who are experts in the subject, and the rights of our citizens who suffered material and moral damage after the disaster and what they should do legally.
DergiPark - ULAKBİM (Open Access)

Journal Database

TÜBİTAK ULAKBİM provides online hosting services and an editorial workflow management system for academic journals published in Turkey via JournalPark platform.

Dictionary of Names of Turkish Literature (Open Access)


Türk Edebiyatı İsimler Sözlüğü is a study that handles the biographies of poets and writers of Turkish literature from the beginning to the present, according to the understanding of modern biography. It is presented to the service of the whole world in the General Network environment.

Digital Efficiency Library (Open Access)



There are more than 700 books in total under the title of Non-Permanent Publications. indefinite broadcasts; It covers publications such as books on productivity, translations, documents belonging to congresses, conferences, symposiums, papers, sessions, panels and seminars, research and examination results, sector reports, analyzes and indicators, guides.


Digital Public Library of America - DPLA (Open Access)


DPLA provides digital access to photographs, books, maps, news recordings, oral histories, personal letters, museum objects, works of art, state documents and much more, which are found in American libraries, archives, museums and other cultural heritage institutions.

Directory of Open Access Book - DOAB (Open Access)

Electronic Book

The database is open access book.

Directory of Open Access Journals - DOAJ (Open Access)

Journal Database

Open access is the journal database.

DrugBank (Open Access)

Drug Data

DrugBank combines detailed drug (i.e. chemical, pharmacological and pharmaceutical) data with comprehensive drug target (i.e. sequence, structure, and pathway) information.

Duke University Libraries, Ottoman-Turkish Literature (Open Access)

Manuscript Collection

This database is that provides 216 books in Ottoman Turkish within Duke University Library.

EBSCO Open Dissertations (Open Access)

Dissertations & Theses Database

EBSCO Open Theses ™, in collaboration with EBSCO and BiblioLabs, is open to electronic theses compared to academic theses.

Econbiz (Open Access)

Article-Conference Database

EconBiz is a rich content database of the German National Library of Economics in the fields of economics, business administration, accounting and so on.

English for Students (Open Access)


SUBJECT HEADINGS: English, Prep Class, Easy Reading, Grammar
This site provides a large collection of English as a Second Language (ESL) tools & resources for students, teachers, learners and academics.
EUR-Lex: EU law (Open Access)


Official Journal of the European Union