Open Source Electronic Resources

Database :

Name Description
SAOA (South Asia Open Archives)


The South Asia Open Archives (SAOA) is a rich and growing curated collection of key research materials from and about the region of South Asia, with historical and contemporary sources covering a variety of subjects in English and other South Asian languages. SAOA preserves digitizes and makes it's content freely accessible to the world on the web. It is the product of a collaborative grassroots initiative of a broad consortium of US research libraries and partners from South Asia. SAOA is administratively hosted by the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) and is enriched by substantial contributions of content, human and material resources from a community of libraries, research centers, archives and other institutions partnering to bring these resources out for global scholarship and pedagogy.


4eBooks has a huge collection of computer programming e-books
Arts & Photography
Ask Sam E-books has a collection of free e-books like Shakespeare, and assorted legal & governmental texts.
Baen Free Library is an on-line library of downloadable science fiction novels.
Biographies & Memoirs
Blue Portal provides e-books in various subjects
Computers Science & Internet
Directory of Open access Books
eBookLobby containing collection of various subjects.
Engineering & Technology
Entertainment & Games
ENVIS Bulletin "Telemetry in Wildlife Science"
Free Computer Books consists of a huge collection of free on-line Computer, Programming, Mathematics, Technical Books
Free Tech Books lists free on-line computer science, engineering and programming books, textbooks and lecture notes
Get Free EBooks
Globusz is a unique ePublishing house, specializing in free eBook downloads
Gutenberg-more than 20,000 public domain books that are out of copyright and also world’s greatest fiction available.
Know Free is a web portal where users are able to exchange freely e-books, video training and other materials for educational purposes and self-practice
Literature & Fiction
Many Books provides more than 20,000 e-books in various subjects
Memo Ware has a unique collection of thousands of documents (databases, literature, maps, technical references, lists, etc.)
On-line Computer Books contains details about free computer books
On-line Free EBooks provides various subject e-books
Open Book Publishers - Publishing open access academic books in the humanities and social sciences.
Pure Science
The On-line Books Page is a Listing over 30,000 free books on the Web.
Topics like biography, fiction, games, history or tutorials etc.
UNESCO : Open Access Publications

Open Source E-Patents  

Open Source E-Thesis & E-Newspaper


about 10,000 newspapers worldwide