• Acta Medica Philippina – A general medical and health science journal published by the University of the Philippines Manila and the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development.  It publishes papers in the field of basic and clinical medical or health-related research.
  • arXiv.org – An open-access archive managed by Cornell University for scholarly articles in STEM  disciplines — physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science, and economics.
  • Asian Development Bank’s Evaluation Reports – provides a full Catalogue of Evaluation Reports comprising of the following: Technical Assistance Performance Evaluation Reports, Project/Program Performance Evaluation Reports, Special Evaluation Studies, Assessments of Development Impact, Impact Evaluation Studies, Sector Assistance Program Evaluations, Country Assistance Program Evaluations, and Annual Evaluation Reports.
  • BMC – Committed to providing access to journals covering all areas of biology and medicine.
  • CERN Document Server – CERN offers fulltext preprints, articles, books, journals, and other documents of interest to persons working in particle physics and its related areas.
  • Chan Robles Virtual Law Library – This website is known to be the “Home of the Philippine On-line Legal Resources.” It “features on the world wide web its Comprehensive Electronic Library on Philippine Legal Resources.”
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) – Quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals covering all subjects and languages.
  • EUR-Lex – a service providing legal texts of the European Union on its official website europa.eu. Replacing the earlier service CELEX, EUR-Lex provides direct free access to European Union law. The system makes it possible to consult the Official Journal of the European Union and it includes inter alia the treaties, legislation, case-law and legislative proposals. It offers extensive search facilities.
  • EUROPA – the official website of the European Union. The EU is one of the largest publishers of online information in the world. Access the register of documents of the EU institutions for all official EU documents.
  • Free Medical Journals – Promotes access to medical journals over the internet.
  • Guide to Open Access Journals – looks at some of the most reputable open-access journal websites, as well as paid subscription databases that are still widely used by traditional college students.
  • Highwire Press – Major source of free access to high impact, peer reviewed life sciences journals on the internet sponsored by Stanford University Libraries.
  • NORMLEX (Database of International Labour Standards) – is a new information system which brings together information on International Labour Standards (such as ratification information, reporting requirements, comments of the ILO’s supervisory bodies, etc.) as well as national labour and social security laws. It has been designed to provide comprehensive and user-friendly information on these topics and includes the NATLEX database as well as the information which was previously contained in the former APPLIS, ILOLEX and Libsynd databases.
  • Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest – Published by the Johns Hopkins University – Applied Physics Laboratory, the journal focuses on “missile, radar, sonar, sensor, chemical biological, and information technologies; space science and engineering, microelectronics; communications; navigations; modeling and simulation; advanced research and technology development.”
  • Labordoc – contains references to a wide range of print and electronic publications, including journal articles, from countries around the world, on all aspects of work and sustainable livelihoods, and the work-related aspects of economic and social development and human rights.
  • LawPhil – The legal website of Arellano Law Foundation’s digital resources of Philippine laws, statutes, jurisprudence, presidential decrees, executive orders, administrative orders, lawyers tools and other legal materials.
  • National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) – a leading nonprofit economic research organization. The Bureau concentrates on four types of empirical research: developing new statistical measurements, estimating quantitative models of economic behavior, assessing the economic effects of public policies, and projecting the effects of alternative policy proposals.
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) – The NIST Data Gateway allows access to NIST scientific and technical data, encompassing a wide range of information pertaining to varied scientific disciplines and links to some free online NIST database and articles published in the journal of Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data (JPCRD).
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) – the official journal of the US National Academy of Sciences, which is an authoritative source of high-impact, original research that broadly spans the biological, physical, and social sciences.
  • PubMed Central – Offers unrestricted access to
  • the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s digital archive of life sciences journal literature.
  • Scientific Journals International – SJI publishes peer-reviewed open-access journals for all disciplines. SJI has assembled the most prestigious and extensive Editorial and Advisory Board in the world, representing scholars from Princeton, Yale, Oxford, Harvard, Cambridge, MIT, Columbia and other leading universities from around the world.
  • Social Science Research Network – The SSRN e-Library contains abstracts of over 359,800 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and over 293,500 downloadable full-text documents in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Composing of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences, the e-Library also includes research papers of a number of Fee Based Partner Publications.
  • World dataBank: World Bank’s Open Data Initiative – Offers open and free access to over 2,000 financial, business, health, economic and human development data for more than 200 countries, with the data going back to 50 years. Access to at least 20 World Bank Group databases, including: World Development Indicators, Global Development Finance, Global Economic Monitor, Actionable Governance Indicators, Doing Business Database, Health, Nutrition and Population Statistics.


  • OUP Open Access titles – select academic textbooks and research titles published by Oxford University Press in the various subjects.
  • Biblioboard – A community platform for sharing books read and independent educational videos.  Browse through academic materials and enjoy leisure readings.
  • Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE) -BASE is managed by Bielefeld University Library, they index materials and it contains academic web resources from more than 8,000 content providers.
  • Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) – academic and scholarly books covering a wide range of subjects.
  • EU Bookshop  – An online bookshop and archive of publications from the European institutions. It is managed by the Publications Office of the European Union in Luxembourg.
  • Free Computer Books  – Powered by Google, here you will find some good free full text online collection of computer, programming, mathematics, engineering, technical books, as well as lecture notes and tutorials.
  • Free Tech Books – Quit recently published, it lists “free online computer science, engineering and programming books, textbooks and lecture notes, all of which are legally and freely available over the Internet”.
  • Library of Economics and Liberty – A website dedicated to “advancing the study of economics, markets, and liberty”. It offers a “unique combination of resources for students, teachers, researchers, and aficionados of economic thought”.
  • OUP Open Access Titles – select academic textbooks and research titles published by Oxford University Press in the various subjects.
  • Free Electrical Engineering ebooks – electrical engineering in PDF format have complete information on this discipline of vital importance to modern societies.
  • Free Baking eBooks – a site containing multiple baking recipes for your business or party needs.

Directory of Open Access Thesis and Dissertation

Free Documentary Films

  • Top Documentary Films – offers full watchable documentaries and information on documentaries by quoting reviews from trusted sources.

Free Online Learning Sites

  • Hands on Banking – The Hands on Banking website has all of the materials you need to help you succeed financially.
  • w3schools – largest web developer sites, simulations and code editor/compiler.
  • Agricultural Courses – Learn Agriculture with free online courses and MOOCs from University of Iceland, UWA, Florida, University of Leeds and other top universities around the world. Read reviews to decide if a class is right for you.
  • Free Online Public Health Cources – MPHOnline has scoured the internet for free online public health courses to feature courses from the most trusted and reputable sources.
  • Tourism Online Academy – The Tourism Online Academy is an online learning platform that will provide self-paced, 100% online courses that mainly focus on concepts, areas of interest and fundamental principles related to the tourism sector, addressing the challenges it faces such as globalization, digital revolution, travel marketing and sustainability, among others.
  • The Art of Baking  –In this online course hosted by renowned author and food blogger Sarah Graham, we’ll share with you the foundational knowledge and know-how you’ll need to master key baking subjects such as cake, home-made-bread and pastries.

Open Educational Resources


  • Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is the central bank of the Republic of the Philippines. It was established on 3 July 1993 pursuant to the provisions of the 1987 Philippine Constitution and the New Central Bank Act of 1993. The BSP took over from Central Bank of Philippines, which was established on 3 January 1949, as the country’s central monetary authority.
  • Chan Robles Virtual Law Library. Provides Philippines legislation, decisions of the Philippines Supreme Court (1901 onwards), treaties involving the Philippines and several versions of the Constitution of the Philippines..
  • Philippine E- Journals. (PEJ) is an online collection of academic publications of different higher education institutions and professional organizations. Its sophisticated database allows users to easily locate abstracts, full journal articles, and links to related research materials.
  • RCTQ (Research Center for Teacher Quality) Philippine Normal University Manila Centre that conducts high-impact applied research directed at strengthening teacher quality in the Philippines. Professional resources for teachers are available on this website like materials for in-service teachers, classroom observation tool (COT), materials for pre-service teachers curriculum and training, and other materials.
  • Philippine Normal University Research Portal Faculty and staff published researches for references . It is the technological response to the continuing transition of the University into a research – oriented teacher education institution. The portal is customized to provide all the University’s internal and external stakeholders with a user-friendly and easily accessible research management system.
  • PHL CHED CONNECT. Platform contains higher education materials in various formats that are useful for teaching, learning and research purposes.


  • Arthur Lakes Library – Open Educational Resources (OER).  Free library Resources.
  • Open College TextBook. COT Education is a registered 501(c)(3) in the state of California, and started its life as CollegeOpenTextbooks.org. Initially funded by a grant from the Hewlett Foundation and through various initiatives, the organization has been a pioneer in open education resources.
  • Open Access Online library and publication platform. open access for academic books by providing open infrastructure services to stakeholders in scholarly communication.
  • Internet Archives a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.
  • SEAMEO INNOTECH e-Books Provide resource kit that promotes the use of mobile technology in Southeast Asian educational settings. The kit provides a basic guide in using mobile devices, such as smart phones and tablets and their accompanying applications, as tools for teaching and learning in the classroom and for teachers’ personal and professional development.
  • Khan Academy it provides a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere.
  • EnglishForEveryone.org is your resource of printable English worksheets. Check on the index containing hundreds of quality materials in English.
  • Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) provides access to scholarly, peer-reviewed open access books and helps users to find trusted open access book publishers. All DOAB services are free of charge and all data is freely available.
  • International Children’s Digital Library An online children’s library that allows access to digital copy of books written in different languages .The ICDL Foundation mission is to promotes tolerance and respect for diverse cultures by providing access to the best of children’s literature from around the world.
  • Reading Rockets is a national multimedia project that offers a wealth of research-based reading strategies, lessons, and activities designed to help young children learn how to read and read better.
  • eduTopia Open Educational Resources an educators’ guide to open educational resources with information about online repositories, curriculum-sharing websites, and sources for lesson plans and activities.
  • MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching) Register an account and download articles on edTech, tech integration, create folders of resources for your own collection, link with other professionals and shared resources. This is a good source and web channel to introduce the idea of a digital commons.
  • National Genome Research Institute (Educational Resources). These educational resources are intended to spark scientific curiosity, improve genomic literacy and foster engagement among learners.
  • Curriki Library provide free educational resources, collection of K-12 resources to help teachers, students, and parents facilitate at-home distance learning.
  • Ck-12 foundation that provides free online textbooks, videos, exercises, flashcards, and real world applications for over 5000 concepts from … Provides free and customizable K12 open educational resources.
  • GALILEO Open Learning MaterialsGALILEO Open Learning Materials brings together open educational resources throughout the University System of Georgia, including open textbooks and ancillary materials.
  • LUMEN LEARNING This OER-focused company provides open courses with “zero textbook cost.” Their curriculum comes with all the OER students will require
    MIT‘s library of online textbooks is one of the few sources for OER on aeronautics, civil engineering and material science, among many other disciplines.
  • OERCOMMONS.ORG OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources. Explore, create, and collaborate with educators around the world to improve curriculum
  • OPEN EDUCATION CONSORTIUM. The Open Education Consortium is a community of 240-plus schools as well as organizations and people who want to advance the idea of “open education.” It features an OER resource toolkit, webinars, in-person events and links to open textbooks.
  • OPEN LEARNING INITIATIVE.  open courses (and associated content) denote a marked emphasis on STEM, including computing.
  • OPEN TEXTBOOK LIBRARY. are licensed by authors and publishers to be freely used and adapted. Download, edit and distribute them at no cost.
  • OPEN STAX CNX. OpenStax publishes high-quality, peer-reviewed, openly licensed textbooks that are absolutely free online and low cost in print. For all our available formats, visit openstax.org and select the subject that interests you

Online Laboratories

Below is a list of freely available online design tutorials, software and modeling resources for designers, architects, civil engineers, filmmakers, game developers and related professions.

Below is a list of freely available online biology lab resources, including microscopy, genetics, simulations and life science.

  • The Interactive Library– This EdInformatics.com site is a list of links to interactive biology sites. Some Java applets are standalone and some come with lesson plans and notes
  • EDinformatics – This EdInformatics.com site is a list of links to interactive biology sites. Some Java applets are standalone and some come with lesson plans and notes
  • Biology: Virtual Labs – Appropriate for AP Biology and beyo
  • WISC – Online Learning Objects – The Wisc-Online digital library contains over 2,500 learning objects that are freely accessible to teachers and students at no cost and with copyright clearance for use in any classroom or online application.


Biology Simulations for K-12 and Higher Education from PhET

Anatomy Labs

Below is a list of freely available online anatomy, physiology and virtual dissection lab resources.

  1. Get Body Smart – Animated text narrations and quizzes to explain the structures and functions of the human body systems.
  2. Human Body and Mind – from BBC.
  3. The Virtual Autopsy – This interactive follows the human autopsy process from start to finish including an external examination, opening the body, viewing internal organs.

Physics Labs

Below is a list of freely available online physics lab resources, including condensed matter, atomic/molecular and particle physics.

  1. Physics simulation – an online real time, and be able to interact with them by dragging objects or changing parameters.
  2. Virtual Physics Lab –  It’s a link directory to other educational physics sites.
  3. The Physics Classroom – A set of instructional pages written in an easy-to-understand language and complemented by graphics and Check Your Understanding sections.
  4. Praxilabs – Helps you coduct Science Experiment anywhere via 3d  interactive virtual labs.
  5. Life Sciences, Medicine and Health Sciences, Physical Sciences and Mathematics, and social & Behavioral Sciences. 
  6. Online Physics Lab