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SciGuide is an electronic directory of foreign and Russian open access scientific resources on the Internet. The aim of the directory is to assist users to locate open access academic and scholarly content and to facilitate science communication for researchers and experts of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS). The directory is being developed jointly by the Branch and the Department of Collection Development and Acquisitions of the State Public Scientific Technical Library of SB RAS.

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*2020ok (*Directory of free on-line books on different topics.
*Books published with the support of the RFBR (* Books published with the support of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research.
*Bookshelf (* An electronic library for books in medicine and biological science supported by National Center of Biotechnological Information (NCBI, USA).
*De Gruyter Open (*NT> De Gruyter is the largest independent academic publisher of open access books, with more than 1000 available open access books .
*DOAB (* DOAB (Directory of open access books). The service enables searching for peer-reviewed books that have been published with open access licence.
*E-Books Directory (*A daily growing list of freely downloadable ebooks, documents and lecture notes found all over the internet on arts, computers, engineering, history etc.
*European Digital Mathematics Library (* EuDML (European Digital Mathematics Library) is a library for digital books and journals in mathematics.
* (* contains links to thousands of free online technical books, which include core computer science, networking, programming languages, Systems Programming books, Linux books and many more.
*FreeBooks4doctors (*FreeBooks4doctors promotes free access to medical books on cardiology, dermatology, hematology, neurology etc. There are books on English, German, Russian and other languages.
*FreeComputerBooks (*A huge collection of Free online Computer, Programming, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technical Books, Lecture Notes and Tutorials. It is very well categorized by topics. It has both pattern and keywords search engines for you to find the titles quickly. The keywors search engine is powered by Google.
*FreeScience (*A library of free downloaded books on physics, chemistry, medicine, economy and finance etc.
*FreeTechBook (*This site lists free online computer science, engineering and programming books, textbooks and lecture notes, all of which are legally and freely available over the Internet.
*Google books search (* Search for full text books. Some materials are available for partial free access.
*JSTOR (* Open access books on JSTOR. The titles are DRM-free; no limits on PDF downloading or printing. No need to register or log in to JSTOR to access the titles.
*KnigoGid (BookGuide) (  ► A non-commercial Russian site offering users’ book recommendations and exchange of various kinds of texts.
*Manuscriptorium (  ► European Electronic Library «Manuscriptorium». Manuscripts and other historical documents (manuscripts, incunabula, early printed books, maps, charters and other types of documents). The founder of the resource and the content coordinator is the National Library of the Czech Republic.
*Nasjonalbiblioteket (/øker)  ► Free access to more than 135,000 copyright-protected books published in Norway.
*OAPEN Library (  ► OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks) is a full text data base that is supported by European consortium of university scientific publishers and offers an access to more than 7000 book units in English and other european languages on humanities and social sciences, including society and social sciences, economics, law, history, literary studies, language, and arts.
*Old Book Illustrations (  ► Old Book Illustrations offers a wide range of public domain, royalty-free images scanned from old books. Not all of the illustrations at Old Book Illustrations date from the Victorian era, though most do. Some of the more striking exceptions come from Arthur Rackham, known primarily as an early 20th century illustrator of fantasies and folk tales.
*Online Books Page (  ► Supported by the University of Pennsylvania, this is a website that offers free access to more than a million of books.
*Open Textbook Library (  ► Manuals for different subjects. Supported by the University of Minnesota. It contains more than 150 manuals on economics, mathematics, natural and humanitarian scinces.
*Organic Syntheses (*Organic Syntheses Free electronic version of printed Organic Syntheses series - detailed reliable experimental methods for the synthesis of organic compounds.
*PaperC (*Plattform zum kostenlosen Lesen von Fachbuechern im Internet.
*Princeton Digital Library of Islamic Manuscripts (  ►Supported by Princeton University, a digital collection that offers medieval Islamic manuscripts.
*Project Gutenberg (*Project Gutenberg (PG) is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works, to "encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks". It was founded in 1971 by American writer Michael S. Hart and is the oldest digital library. Most of the items in its collection are the full texts of public domain books. The project tries to make these as free as possible, in long-lasting, open formats that can be used on almost any computer. As of 23 June 2018, Project Gutenberg reached 57,000 items in its collection of free eBooks.
*Sanskrit Library (  ► Supported by Harvard University, a digital library dedicated to facilitating education and research in Sanskrit by providing access to digitized primary texts and computerized research and study tools to analyze and maximize their utility.
*SCIK (  ► SCIK is a quickly growing publishing house of books and jounals on natural and technical science and medicine.
*SCOPE (*SCOPE is focused on global environmental issues. All books and reports are available in .html or .pdf format.

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