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Free Scientific Research Resources on the Web

Resources that are freely accessible to researchers from anywhere in the world. No library affiliation or subscriptions are required to access the full text.

This subject guide is intended for use by researchers who may not have access to many subscription databases or large research collections. The resources chosen for inclusion are primarily those which contain high-quality, full-text documents.

Please click on the tabs in the left sidebar to view resources by Subject or Type.

Some websites are a mixture of free and not-free.  On occasion a resource may require free registration to use. Most of these websites do not require a login to use.

Should you have any questions regarding your search for information, feel free to contact me (contact information is located in the sidebar at the right of the screen).

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Lorrie Pellack
Head, Research & Instruction Services Dept.
150c Parks Library
Ames, IA 50011-2140
Phone: 515-294-5569