Free Resources

You don't need a domain username and password to access the following peer-reviewed journals, journal databases, electronic books from a number of disciplines.

Language and Literature

Kritika Kultura
An open-access semi-annual peer-reviewed international electronic journal of literary, language, and cultural studies of the Department of English of the Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines


The International Journal of Design
A peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to publishing research papers in all fields of design, including industrial design, visual communication design, interface design, animation and game design, architectural design, urban design, and other design related fields.


An open access philosophy journal accepting submissions on all philosophical topics and from all philosophical traditions. This includes, among other things: history of philosophy, work in both the analytic and continental traditions, as well as formal and empirically informed philosophy.

The Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy
A peer-reviewed online journal in moral, social, political, and legal philosophy. The journal welcomes submissions of articles in any of these and related fields of research.

Articles and book reviews by local and international authors across the whole range of philosophical topics, but with special emphasis on the following subject strands: 1. Filipino Philosophy 2. Oriental thought and East-West Comparative Philosophy 3. Continental European Philosophy 4. Anglo-American Philosophy.

Theology / Religion

The Protestant Reformed Theological Journal
Published twice annually and is free to those who request their names to be placed on our mailing list.

Social Sciences

Asian Studies: Journal of Critical Perspectives on Asia
An open-access, peer-reviewed academic journal published since 1963 by the Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman. Promoting original and penetrating research, it offers novel and alternative interpretations of Asian experiences, helps deepen the understanding of the region, and enlivens debates on issues affecting Asian peoples and societies.

Culture Machine
An international open-access journal of culture and theory, founded in 1999. Its aim is to be to cultural studies and cultural theory what ‘fundamental research’ is to the natural sciences: open-ended, non-goal orientated, exploratory and experimental. All contributions to the journal are peer-reviewed.

Science and Technology

Contains thousands of digitized science and technology resources in various formats (text and video/audio) placed in specially designed “pods” set in a user-friendly interface.

African Invertebrates
An international peer-reviewed journal that covers the taxonomy, systematics, biology, biogeography, ecology, conservation and palaeontology of Afrotropical invertebrates, whether terrestrial, freshwater or marine, published jointly by the Council of the KwaZulu-Natal Museum and Pensoft Publishers.

Asian Journal of Biological and Life Sciences
A peer-reviewed, open access/print Journal from Pharmaceutical and Biological Society. The Journal is devoted to publish scientific and technical information in the field of Biological, and Life sciences.

Biology Open
An online Open Access journal that supports the community of biologists through the publication of peer-reviewed original research across all aspects of the biological sciences. It aims to provide rapid peer review and publication of scientifically sound results and conclusions, without a requirement for perceived impact.

The Journal of Law and the Biosciences
The first fully open access, peer-reviewed, legal journal focused on the advances at the intersection of law and the biosciences. A co-venture between Duke University, Harvard University Law School, and Stanford University, and published by Oxford University Press, this open access, online, and interdisciplinary academic journal publishes cutting-edge scholarship in this important new field.

Medical & Health Sciences

Acta Medica Philippina
A peer-reviewed general medical and health science journal that is published six times a year by the University of the Philippines Manila, and publishes original scientific papers in the field of basic and clinical medical or health-related research.

Bioline International
A pioneer in the provision of open access to peer reviewed bioscience journals published in developing countries. These journals contain timely research on public health, international development, tropical medicine, food and nutritional security, and biodiversity.

BioMed Central
Part of Springer Nature. It has an evolving portfolio of some 300 peer-reviewed journals, sharing discoveries from research communities in science, technology, engineering and medicine.

A genome browser for vertebrate genomes that supports research in comparative genomics, evolution, sequence variation and transcriptional regulation. Ensembl annotate genes, computes multiple alignments, predicts regulatory function and collects disease data.

An online health information resource for patients and their families and friends. It is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library, and a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

PLOS (Public Library of Science)
Publishes a suite of influential Open Access journals across all areas of science and medicine. Rigorously reported, peer reviewed and immediately available without restrictions, promoting the widest readership and impact possible.

An open chemistry database at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2004 to provide information about small organic molecules. It is designed for use as a research tool and as a starting point that may lead to the development of new medications.


The world's leading publisher of Open Access books. Built by scientists, for scientists. Share knowledge and peer-reveiwed research papers with libraries, scientific and engineering societies, and also work with corporate R&D departments and government entities.

Internet Archive
A non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

Open Access eBooks
An international publisher of eBooks covering the areas of different disciplines of science, technology and medicine. Each eBook contains around 6 or 7 book chapters providing the latest information to the readers.

Philippine E-Book Hub
The largest online library of Filipiniana e-books. This website is designed for your easy access to Filipiniana works—those that are: 1. printed in the Philippines. 2. about the Philippines. 3. written by Filipinos.

Project Gutenberg
The first provider of free electronic books, or eBooks. It is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with a focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.

Other Databases

IMF eLibrary
Simplifies analysis and research with direct access to the IMF’s periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools. It covers information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, etc.

PHL CHED Connect Platform
Contains higher education materials in various formats that are useful for teaching, learning and research purposes.

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