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AAT: Art and Architecture Thesaurus On Line The AAT is a structured vocabulary containing around 125 thousand terms and other subject information. Terms in AAT may be used to describe art, architecture, decorative arts, material culture, and archival materials. The coverage of the AAT ranges from Antiquity to the present, on the global scope.
Academic Archive On-line (DiVA) The project Digital Scientific Archive (DiVA) provides free access to full-text dissertations defended at 21 universities in the Scandinavian countries.
Academic Journals The portal of scientific journals was created in 2002. It contains 111 peer-reviewed journals on art, biology, agriculture, medicine, humanities and the natural sciences. You can perform simple and advanced searches, view a short resources description. Electronic resources are available for reading online and for download in PDF. The documents are in English.
African Digital Library(AOL) The portal was created in 1999 in cooperation with NetLibrary. It contains about 200.000 e-books on all branches of knowledge. The documents are in English.
African Journals OnLine (AJOL) The portal was created in 1998 by the non-profit organization AJOL from South Africa. The corporate electronic library of peer-reviewed scientific journals on various topics from African countries contains electronic versions of articles from more than 520 journals, 220 of which are in open access. Electronic resources are available both for reading online and for download in PDF after registration. It’s possible to implement a simple full-text search and extended full-text search for such criterions as author, article title, publication date, keywords for individual journals and the entire electronic library. Electronic resources are available for reading online and for download in PDF. The documents are in English.
AgEcon Search The electronic library contains texts of scientific publications in the field of the economy of agriculture and environment. AgEcon Search includes reports, journal articles, book chapters and government documents. Both simple and advanced search are provided. Electronic resources are available for reading online and for download in PDF format. The documents are in English.
AME Publishing It includes more than 40 scientific medical journals in open access. You can perform simple and advanced searches, view a short resources descriptions. Electronic resources are available for reading online and for download in PDF. The documents are in English.
American Ballet Theater Ballet Dictionary The unique interactive dictionary comprises 170 ballet terms and also models of ballet movements performed by artists of American Ballet Theater Company.
Arxiv.org The largest thematic open access repository. It contains more than one million full-text articles on physics, mathematics, nonlinear dynamics, information technologies, biology, finance and statistics. You can perform simple and advanced searches, view a short resources description. Electronic resources are available for reading online and for download in PDF. The documents are in English.
Authors’ abstracts of dissertations in Russian State Public Library for Science and Technology Free access to the database "Author’s abstracts of dissertations catalog", included in the State Public Library for Science and Technology electronic catalog (since 1991).
Authors’ abstracts of dissertations in Russian National Library Free access to a bibliographical database “Authors’ abstracts of dissertations” from National Library of Russia (1993 – 1997).The database “Electronic catalog (1980– )” contains bibliographical descriptions of authors’ abstracts of dissertations (since 1980).
Authors’ abstracts of dissertations in State Public Library for Science and Technology (SORAN) Free access to the database “Catalog of authors’ abstracts of dissertations” which is part of the Library’s electronic catalog (since 1992).
Authors’ abstracts of dissertations in the Central Agricultural Library of Russia Free access to the bibliographic database "Authors’ abstracts of dissertations" from the collections of Central Agricultural Library of Russia. Over 50 thousand records. Order of full text materials via the document delivery service (requiring payment).
Authors’ abstracts of dissertations of the Superior Certifying Commission in the Republic of Belarus Free access to records and full text of authors’ abstracts of Candidate’s and doctoral dissertations produced in the Republic of Belarus.
Bangladesh Journals OnLine (BanglaJOL) The database of electronic journals of Bangladesh. It contains articles from more than 40 specialized medical journals on obstetrics and gynecology for practicing doctors. You can perform simple and advanced searches, view a short resources description. Electronic resources are available for reading online and for download in PDF. The documents are in English.
BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine) The largest search engine is specializing in the search for scientific materials which are publicly available on the Internet. As of January 1st, 2018, the index database includes metadata of over 110 million documents from more than 6,000 sources. The BASE operator is the library of the University of Bielefeld (Universitats bibliothek Bielefeld). Simple and advanced search with the use of search terms and their synonyms are available There are various options for sorting and viewing search results. Unlike other systems of this class, a partial indexation of Deep Web documents is provided.
Bioline International The portal was created in 1993 as a partnership between the Tropical Database in Brazil (now the Environmental Information Center or CRIA) and the Electronic Publishing Trust for Development (EPT) in the UK. Includes publications from the field of health, tropical medicine, food safety. You can perform simple and advanced searches, view a short description of resources. Electronic resources are available for reading online and for download in PDF. The documents are in English.
Biomedecine The electronic journal of the Federal Medical-Biological Agency of Russia contains review, experimental and educational, methodical articles. The archive exists from 2005 to the present time. It is possible to view the issues by year and download them in PDF. The documents are in Russian.
The Bulletin Physiology and Pathology of respiration Electronic Journal “The Bulletin Physiology and Pathology of respiration”. The Higher Attestation Commission of Russia is included in the List of leading peer-reviewed scientific journals and publications in which it is recommended to publish the main results of dissertations for the degree of candidate and doctor of science. All issues of the magazine (since 1998) are available for reading online and for downloading in PDF. The documents are in Russian.
Business-Belarus The database contains information on Belarusian industry and organizations, as well as information from business-catalogs by the concern Eniro branches in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Russia and Ukraine between 2003 and 2004.
Cambridge History of English and American Literature Online version of the encyclopedia "History of English and American literature" by Cambridge University (1907-1921, in 18 volumes). English and American literature from the antiquity to the beginning of the 20th century.
ConsultantPLUS
The referral legal system includes the full-text databases as follow:
  • The legislation of the Republic of Belarus
  • The legislation of the Russian Federation
  • The legislation of the USSR
  • Capital and regions
  • Accountant
  • Commercial papers
  • International treaties
  • Court practice
Digital Library and Archives Electronic library of the University of Virginia (USA). It includes journals published at the University. You can perform simple and advanced searches, view a short description of resources. Electronic resources are available for reading online and for download in PDF. The documents are in English.
Directory of Open Access Journals(DOAJ) The portal was created in 2003 by Lund University in Sweden. It contains a catalog of scientific journals with free access to the full texts of articles from scientific and academic journals of open access covering all subject areas. One part of the journals contains the full texts of articles directly on the DOAJ platform. You can perform simple and advanced searches, view a short description of resources. Electronic resources are available or reading online and for download in PDF. The documents are in English.
Dissertations and Theses in I.I. Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine Free access to the bibliographic database "Catalog of dissertations and authors’ abstracts of dissertations", since 1994 (over 90 thousand records). The access to full texts of authors’ abstracts of dissertations produced in Ukraine (database "Electronic collections", over 35 thousand documents) http://www.nbuv.gov.ua/eb/ep.html.

DOAJ : Directory of Open Access Journals
This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. It intends to cover all subjects and languages.
E-journals.org Catalog of references to the sites of electronic journals on biochemistry and cell biology, microbiology, botany, zoology, Buddhism, Sinology, economics, chemistry, electric engineering, electronics, history, the Middle East and oceanography, pharmaceutics, public health, sociology, etc. It is possible to view the list of journals on a certain topic. Some of the journals in the catalog are publicly available. The documents are in English.
E-LIS The thematic repository was created in 2003. As of January 1st, 2018 it contains more than 19,000 publications on librarianship, informatics, and related disciplines in 22 languages. You can perform simple and advanced searches, view a short description of resources. Electronic resources are available for reading online and for download in PDF format. There is a function to view the most popular publications.
EconLit Portal of the American Economic Association. Reviews, seminar and conference materials, training resources, and a collection of economic research data are available to users. It also includes a database of journals published by the American Economic Association. Some documents are available. The documents are in English.
EconPapers thematic repository of electronic resources of open access in the field of economics and REPEC (Research Papers in Economics) related sciences. As of January 1, 2018, REPEC includes metadata from more than 1,900 repositories of major publishers and research organizations. The bibliographic information on 2,500,000 materials is presented. Over 2,200,000 full-text documents are available for download in PDF. The documents language is English. td>
EDGAR Database (U.S. Companies) Index of Internet resources containing materials on income of American companies registered by the Security and Exchange Commission.
Eldis The reference catalog, created in 1996 by the Institute for the Study of Development Problems of Great Britain, contains more than 50,000 references to the full texts of 8,000 publishers. Eldis provides free access to relevant, scientific publications on international development issues. The documents are divided into collections according to the topics, countries to which they relate. There is a blog with comments and opinions of participants and partners. You can perform a simple search, also search information by topics and countries. Electronic resources are available both for reading online and for download in PDF format. The documents are in English.
Electronic Journals Library The largest electronic library in Germany, created by the University of Regensburg. The catalog contains in open access more than 17 000 references to journals on archeology, architecture, art, biology, physics, chemistry, economics, education, electrical engineering, energy, environmental protection, nuclear energy, agriculture, geography, history, law, linguistics and literary criticism, mathematics, engineering, journalism, philosophy, sociology. Simple and advanced search capabilities are possible. Most electronic resources are available for reading online, and for downloading in PDF. The documents are in English, German.
The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (EJISDC) This electronic journal contains articles on information technology, information systems, as well as practical issues on design, development, implementation, management and evaluation of information systems and technologies in developing countries. All issues are publicly available since 2000. Electronic resources are available both for reading online and for download in PDF format. The documents are in English.
eScholarship Electronic Scientific Library of the University of California. It contains collections of books, scientific articles, thesis texts, working papers and conference proceedings. Simple search and viewing collections are possible. Electronic resources are available both for reading online and for download in PDF format. The documents are in English.
FAO Corporate Document Repository The thematic repository was created by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and contains documents since 2007 and covers topics such as agriculture, livestock, fisheries, forestry, and sustainable management of natural resources. It provides both simple and advanced search by key words. The documents are in English, Russian, French, Spanish, Arabic and Chinese.
Hindawi Publishing Corporation The database of the publishing house created in 1997 in Cairo (Egypt) by Ahmed Hindawi and Nagua Abdel-Mottalib. It contains more than 300 scientific and technical journals of open access, practically in all areas of scientific research. Since January 2007 Hindawi has been using a model of open access to its journals. Electronic resources are available both for reading online and for download in PDF, XML, ePUB format. The documents are in English.
ICTP Preprints Archive The electronic library contains texts of scientific publications in the field of the economy of agriculture and environment. AgEcon Search includes reports, journal articles, book chapters and government documents. Both simple and advanced search are provided. Electronic resources are available for reading online and for download in PDF format. The documents are in English.
IDEAS The largest thematic repository of open access electronic resources in the field of economics and related sciences REPEC (Research Papers in Economics). As of January 1, 2018, REPEC includes metadata from more than 1,900 repositories of major publishers and research organizations. The bibliographic information on 2500000 materials is presented. Over 2,200,000 full-text documents are available for download in PDF. The documents are in English
iLoveLanguages : Your Guide to Languages on the Web The iLoveLanguages web page is a comprehensive catalog of language-related Internet resources. The resource contains over 2 thousand links to specialized web sites and includes online language lessons, translating dictionaries, native literature, translation services, software, language schools, etc.
Innovations Links to websites and full text articles concerning implementation of innovation in different fields: the agroindustrial complex, biotechnology, information and communication technology, investment policy, innovation policy, innovation technological centers, intellectual property, international scientific and technical scientific and technical cooperation, new materials and new energy sources, business support.
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP) Online encyclopedia of open access to background information on philosophy. It also contains biographies of famous philosophers. You can view information in alphabetic order, as well as a simple search using Google Custom Search technology. The encyclopedia is assigned ISSN 2161-0002. The encyclopedia is supported by 300 authors and 30 editors. The encyclopedia site has over one million visits per month.
Internet Library of Early Journals ILEJ, the ’Internet Library of Early Journals’ is a joint project by the Universities of Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester and Oxford, conducted under the aegis of the eLib (Electronic Libraries) Programme. Its goal is to digitize substantial sets of journals published in the 18th and the 19th centuries and make them available in Internet along with their associated bibliographic data. The project was accomplished in 1999, no additional material will be added.
Making of America Electronic library, created in 1995 by Cornell and Michigan universities. It contains more than 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles on the pre-war period of American history, education, psychology, sociology, religion, science and technology. Electronic resources are available both for reading online and for download in PDF format. The language of the documents is English. Not updated since 2007.
Mechanics and machine-building in the Republic of Belarus The database includes bibliographical descriptions, abstracts of monographs, books and brochures, authors’ abstracts of dissertations, collections of scientific papers, materials of conferences (congresses), standards, patents, and articles from national and foreign magazines. The resource comprises more than 10 thousand records.
MDPI Open Access Journals Electronic library of magazines of MDPI publishing house. It contains 188 peer-reviewed scientific journals. As of January 1, 2018, 30 magazines have an impact factor. Impact factor of Genes magazine in 2017 is 3.600. Both simple and advanced search are provided. Electronic resources are available for reading online and for download in PDF format. The documents are in English.
Medical Conferences Online The scientific and industrial magazine was founded in 2009. Periodicity of publication is 6 times a year. The journal publishes review articles on the most pressing problems in the field of biopharmaceuticals, the results of experimental and clinical studies. The documents are in Russian and English.
MSU Bulletin : Chemistry The electronic open access journal publishes articles on various areas of fundamental and applied research in chemistry, including medical chemistry and pharmacology. The journal publishes review articles, original research articles and brief reports. The periodicity of the journal is 6 issues per year. You can view the journal issues and texts of articles by years. An open access to full texts is available for 1 year.
Old newspapers The project includes digitized archives of Soviet newspapers. Materials are in HTML and DjVu formats;access and downloading are free of charge.
OpenDOAR The catalog of open access scientific repositories. As of January 1, 2018 it contains information about 2600 repositories. It\s possible to search by country, subject, language, type of information resources available in the repository.
Project Gutenberg of Australia The database contains nearly 2 thousand full-text books.
Russian Biographical Dictionary An electronic biographical encyclopedia that accumulates the most authoritative Russian pre-revolutionary biographical sources, the main of which are the 86-volume Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary, the 25-volume Russian Biographical Dictionary and the Granat Encyclopedic Dictionary. The total volume of the encyclopedia is about 50000 biographical articles, which includes more than 2500 author's text sheets or 100 MB. In addition to text articles, the publication will include more than 5,000 portraits, several thousand coats of arms, sound and video information. The documents are in Russian.
Russian electronic scientific journals on eLIBRARY Platform The scientific and industrial magazine was founded in 2009. Periodicity of publication is 6 times a year. The journal publishes review articles on the most pressing problems in the field of biopharmaceuticals, the results of experimental and clinical studies. The documents are in Russian and English.
Russian Journal of Biopharmaceuticals The collection contains journals issued by NAUKA publishing house, GPNTB SO RAN publishing house, INION RAN publishing house, and journals issued by other big Russian publishing houses. Users have to register on http://elibrary.ru to get access to the database. Registered users have the free access to 200 Russian online journals. Other 149 journals are accessible only in National Library of Belarus.
RussianPortal for Education. Economy, sociology and management: Dissertations The federal educative web-portal contains 364 annotated entries, authors’ abstracts of dissertations and dissertations in full text in the field of economy, sociology and management prepared in Russia and abroad.
Scientific Periodicals Ukraine Electronic library of scientific periodicals of Ukraine, created by the National Library of Ukraine named after V. Vernadsky. It contains over 2,600 journals, 800,000 full texts of articles in open access. Both simple and advanced search are provided, as well as search by keywords, rubrics etc. Electronic resources are available for reading online and for download in PDF format. The documents are in Ukrainian, Russian and English
Social sciences and humanities Bibliographic databases by Russian Academy of Sciences Institute for social and humanitarian information (INION). The databases contain the following series: State and Law, History, Archeology and Ethnology, Literature, Sciences, Religion, Philosophy and Sociology, Economy and Demography, as well as the Database of the INION new acquisitions (2002-2004).
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy A dynamic reference work dedicated to philosophy.
Tesis Doctorales en Red (TDR) Doctoral dissertations of Spain. The free access to full text doctoral dissertations (more than 4 thousand dissertations since 2000) produced by Spanish universities.
The WWW Virtual Library A virtual electronic library, created in 1991 by Timothy Berners-Lee, a famous WWW researcher (author URI, URL, HTTP, HTML technologies). WWW Virtual Library is the largest catalog that contains a structured collection of a huge number of links to various sources of information - from electronic journals to institutions. It covers resources in various subject areas: agriculture, art, business and economics, communications and media, informatics, education, engineering, humanities, mathematics, biology, physics, medicine and health, etc. You can use a simple search and view links by topic. The documents are in English.
Theses Canada Theses Canada. The free access to over 220 thousand records of authors’ abstracts of dissertations and dissertations since 1950 produced in Canadian 58 universities and colleges. The free access to over 32 thousand full text dissertations produced between 1998 and 2002.
University of Melbourne ePrints Repository (UMER) Electronic archive of the Melbourne University. Electronic resources are available for reading online and for download in PDF. The documents are in English.
Wageningen Dissertation Abstracts Wageningen University Dissertations Abstracts (Netherlands). The free access to national database by Wageningen University. Dissertations and authors’ abstracts of dissertations since 1918.
World Digital Library (WDL) World Digital Library provides free multilingual Internet access to materials about world culture.