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APS Journals Homepage 

  • The American Physical Society (APS) is a non-profit organization that has made available "research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities" about physics.

  • "Open access to 1,402,089 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance, Statistics, Electrical Engineering and Systems Science, and Economics."

Directory of Open Access Journals 

  • "DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. DOAJ is independent. All funding is via donations, 50% of which comes from sponsors and 50% from members and publisher members. All DOAJ services are free of charge including being indexed in DOAJ. All data is freely available."


  • Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.
The Public Library of Science (PLOS)

  • The Public Library of Science (PLOS) is a non-profit organizations that has free journals and articles in the fields of science and medicine.

  • ScienceDirect is an open-source website that has free journals with various topics including medicine, healthcare, biochemical research that are available to anyone to share and view.

Science Online (Facts on File)

  • Science Online offers a comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive essays, diagrams, illustrations, images, biographies, experiments, activities, and definitions.


     EcoEarth.info This site is run by a nonprofit group which identifies news articles and websites related to sustainability, conservations, and protecting the environment.

     Encyclopedia of Earth This is a free online reference source sponsored by a variety of groups, with article written by scholars who review each others' work.

     Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy This DOE site has links to alternative-energy programs, information, and resources.

     Energy Information Administration This DOE site contains official energy statistics from the U.S. government.

     Envirofacts This site provides access to EPA environmental data with results from several different databases.

     Envirolink This serves as an environmental information clearinghouse with information organized by topic.

     Environment News Service This is reputed to be the original environmental daily international wire service.

     Environmental Health This site provides credible environmental health information.

     Environmental Health & Toxicology Created by the National Library of Medicine, this site is a portal to environmental heath and toxicology.

     Environmental News Network ENN is one of the web's oldest sources of environmental news sources, operating for the last 16 years.

     EPA's Gateway to Free Digital & Paper Publications The EPA's Gateway provides access to more than 33,000 full-text documents and research reports.

     NREL Publications This site provides access to full-text, technical & non-technical documents, research reports, and bibliographical citations.

     Science.gov  This database provides comprehensive access to U.S. government science information and research results.

     Science Tracer Bullets These research guides produced by the Library of Congress covers numerous science and technology topics.

     TRIS Online This is a bibliographic database produced by the Department of Transportation's National Transportation Library.

     USFS Research Publications: Treesearch Treesearch is reputed to be the largest collection of freely available forestry research materials in the world.

     USGS Publications Warehouse The USGS provides access to more than 40,00 full-text documents and research reports and 70,000 bibliographical citations.

     WorldWideScience.org This database is a global gateway to national and international science databases and portals.