E-BOOKS

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)   https://doabooks.org

DOAB is a searchable database of peer reviewed scientific monographs that have been made accessible by academic publishers in open access.

Freelipiniana Online Library    http://bit.ly/Freelipiniana  

The Freelipiniana Online Library seeks to bring Filipiniana literature to every Filipino in a time when information and education are limited.

JSTOR   http://www.jstor.org  

JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.

Open Book Publishers   http://openbookpublishers.com 

OPB publishes high-quality academic books and make them freely available to readers around the world.

Open Culture   http://openculture.com  

Open Culture brings together high-quality cultural & educational media for the worldwide lifelong learning community.

Open Stax   http://openstax.org 

Free, flexible textbooks – in the format your student needs. 

Open Research Library   http://openresearchlibrary.org 

The Open Research Library (ORL) is planned to include all Open Access book content worldwide on one platform for user-friendly discovery, offering a seamless experience navigating more than 20,000 Open Access books.

Open Textbook Library   https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/  

Gives free and easy access to data provided by International Organizations, such as the World Bank, the United Nations and Eurostat.

Philippine e-Book Hub   http://ebookhub.ph   

The largest online source of Filipiniana e-books

Read Print   http://www.readprint.com/

You can read online thousands of classic books and quotes written by best known authors

E-JOURNALS

Digital Library of the Commons    http://dlc.dlib.indiana.edu/dlc  

The Digital Library of the Commons (DLC) is a gateway to the international literature on the commons. The DLC provides free and open access to full-text articles, papers, and dissertations.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)    https://doaj.org  

DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

EBSCO OD   https://biblioboard.com/opendissertations  

It is a free resource accessible to all researchers. OpenDissertations is an open-access database built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses.

Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)    http://eric.ed.gov 

ERIC is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

Frontiers    https://www.frontiersin.org

Covering more than 600 academic disciplines, this is one of the largest and highest-cited publishers in the world.

Google Scholar     http://scholar.google.com  

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.

International Journal of Scientific Research and Management 

   https://ijsrm.in/index.php/ijsrm

It is an international peer-reviewed open access journal that publishes articles in the field of computer science, engineering, medical science, social science, economics, clinical research, mathematics, education, bio science, science, management and arts.

JSTOR    http://www.jstor.org  

JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.

Microsoft Academic    https://academic.microsoft.com  

Microsoft Academic is a free public web search engine for academic publications and literature, developed by Microsoft Research. 

Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD)    https://oatd.org  

Advanced research and scholarship. Theses and dissertations, free to find, free to use.

Paperity     http://paperity.org 

The first multi-disciplinary aggregator of open access journals and papers. Its focus is helping you avoid paywalls while connecting you to authoritative research.

Philippine E-Journals   http://ejournals.ph

The 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.

PQDT Open   https://pqdtopen.proquest.com/search.html   

With PQDT Open, you can read the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge.

ABBREVIATIONS & ACRONYMS

Acronym Finder    http://www.acronymfinder.com/

The world’s largest and most comprehensive dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations and initialisms.

The Acronym Server    http://acronyms.silmaril.ie/ 

Formerly known as the Internet Acronym Server that provide definition of acronyms.

Acronym Search    http://www.acronymsearch.com/

Over 50,000 acronyms and abbreviations in many categories.

NetLingo List of Chat Acronyms & Text Shorthand 

   http://www.netlingo.com/acronyms.php 

The world’s largest and most comprehensive dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations and initialisms.

ALMANACS & YEARBOOKS

Guinness World Records    http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/

This lists the ultimate record-breaking facts and achievements.

Information Please Almanac    http://www.infoplease.com/

Online version of the Time Almanac that “allows searching along with the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas, and several almanacs containing statistics, facts, and historical records.”

The CIA World Factbook     https://www.cia.gov/the-world-factbook/ 

Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

The Old Farmer’s Almanac     http://www.almanac.com/

This site contains “astronomical events, weather conditions and forecasts, recipes, and gardening tips.”

The Yearbook of the United Nations     https://unyearbook.un.org/ 

The authoritative reference work on the UN System

ARTS & CULTURE

National Commission of Culture and the Arts (NCCA)     https://ncca.gov.ph/

A rich website of information on Philippine culture and the arts.

ATLASES & GEOGRAPHY

Atlapedia Online     http://www.atlapedia.com/

Contains full color physical maps, political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.

Maplandia     http://www.maplandia.com/

The searchable world gazetteer based on Google maps.

Map Quest     https://www.mapquest.com/

Provides standard interactive road maps and driving directions. If you click on “Outside U.S. and Canada” you may retrieve roadmaps of the rest of the world.

National Geographic Maps    http://maps.nationalgeographic.com/maps

Offers a series of a travel maps to suit unique travel needs.

World Atlas    http://www.worldatlas.com/

Complete lists of continents, countries, lakes, oceans, mountains, etc.

 

BIOGRAPHIES

Almanac Biography    http://www.infoplease.com/people.html

Includes 30,000 short entries from Infoplease.

Biography.com    http://www.biography.com/people

Includes over 7,000 biographies and daily features that highlight connection.

Biography Online    http://www.biographyonline.net/

A collection of biographies about famous, inspirational and influential people, who have helped to shape and change the world.

COUNTRY INFORMATION

Altapedia Online: Countriez A-Z        http://www.atlapedia.com/online/country_index.htm

Provides facts, figures and statistical data on geography, climate, people, religion, language, history, economy and many more.

The World Fact Book     https://www.cia.gov/the-world-factbook/

Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

DOCUMENTARY FILMS

Top Documentary Films     https://topdocumentaryfilms.com/

A great collection of interesting, full watchable documentaries.

 

ENCYCLOPEDIAS

Art Encyclopedia     http://www.artcyclopedia.com/ 

Includes 9,000 famous painters, sculptors and photographers, at art museum sites & image archives worldwide.

Catholic Encyclopedia    http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/

Provides full and authoritative information on the entire cycle of Catholic interests, action and doctrine.

Encyclopedia.com     https://www.encyclopedia.com/ 

Consists of more than 100 trusted sources, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, and thesauruses with facts, definitions, biographies, synonyms, pronunciation keys, word origins, and abbreviations.

Holocaust Encyclopedia     https://www.ushmm.org/learn/holocaust-encyclopedia

Includes holocaust-related articles published by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy    http://plato.stanford.edu

Organizes scholars from around the world in philosophy and related disciplines to create and maintain an up-to-date reference work.

LAW

Chan Robles Virtual Law Library     https://chanrobles.com/index1.htm

It is a database of comprehensive electronic library on Philippine legal resources.

QUOTATIONS

Quotations from Bartleby.com    http://www.bartleby.com/quotations/

Includes 120,000 most authoritative quotations on the web, with 50,000 other short selections.

BrainyQuote     http://www.brainyquote.com/

One of the oldest and most established quotation sites on the web.

STATISTICS & DEMOGRAPHICS

Asian Development Bank Data Library    https://www.adb.org/

It is a searchable database of essential social, economic and financial indicators relating to ADBs developing member countries.

CountrySTAT Philippines 

   https://openstat.psa.gov.ph/Featured/CountrySTAT-Philippines

A web-based system that integrates national food and agricultural statistical information to ensure harmonization of national data and metadata collections for analysis and policy making.

PIDS Economic and Social Database     http://econdb.pids.gov.ph/

Keeps various Philippine economic and social data both at the national and sub-national levels and in long time series for some

United Nations Statistics Division     http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/

Provides a global centre for data on international trade, national accounts, energy, industry, environment and demographic and social statistics gathered from national and international sources

United Nations Global SDG Indicators Database 

   http://unstats.un.org/sdgs/indicators/database/ 

Provides access to data compiled through the UN System in preparation for the Secretary-General’s annual report on “Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals”

The World Bank Open Data    http://data.worldbank.org/

Offers free access to global development data on financial, business, health, economic and human development statistics.  

World Health Organization Global Health Observatory    http://www.who.int/gho/en/

A compilation of health statistics for its 194 member states.

World Statistics    http://world-statistics.org/index.php

Gives free and easy access to data provided by International Organizations, such as the World Bank, the United Nations and Eurostat.

FOR KIDS

Audible    https://stories.audible.com/discovery  

Kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across eight different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.

All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.

      CK-12 

    www.ck12.org

CK-12 Foundation provides a library of free online textbooks, videos, exercises, flashcards, and real world applications for over 5000 concepts from arithmetic to history.

Let’s Read – Digital Library of Children’s Books 

   https://tinyurl.com/LetsReadGooglePlay 

An online library of free children’ books

Literacy Cloud     https://literacycloud.org/

A website and service offered by Room to Read, a not-for-profit organization.  It provides e-books, thematic reading lists, read alouds videos and resources.

Mga Kuwentong Musmos        www.literacycloud.org

A free 20 audio drama adaptations of Filipino Picture Books

Neo K12     https://neok12.com  

Contains a collection of educational videos, games, quizzes, diagrams and puzzles that kids love