Open Access

S.No Name of Resources Coverage
Country, Socio-economic Database
1. Census of India Digital Library makes available all Census Tables published from 1991 to 2011 Censuses, Census Reports and other digital files for free download in soft copy format.
2. The home of the U.S. Government's open data.
3. The UK Data Service The UK Data Service provides access to over 7,000 digital data collections for research and teaching purposes covering an extensive range of key economic and social data, both quantitative and qualitative, and spanning many disciplines and themes.
4. Data Bank DataBank is an analysis and visualisation tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics. You can create your own queries; generate tables, charts, and maps; and easily save, embed, and share them.
5. IMF The IMF publishes a range of time series data on IMF lending, exchange rates and other economic and financial indicators
6. Legal Information Institute of India The Legal Information Institute of India (LII of India) is an international standard, free-access and non-profit, comprehensive online ollection of Indian legal information.
7. RBI's Data Warehouse The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has rich traditions of publishing data on various aspects of the Indian Economy through several of its publications. Through this website (DBIE), data are mainly presented through time-series formatted reports. These reports have been organized under sectors and sub-sectors according to their periodicities. Reports can be saved as excel sheets for further analysis.
8. UN Data UNdata is an internet-based data service which brings UN statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single entry point.
9. WHO Database The World Health Organization manages and maintains a wide range of data collections related to global health and well-being.
10. World Development Indicators World Development Indicators (WDI) is the primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates.
Scholarly Database
11. Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
12. HathiTrust (Digital Library) HathiTrust is a partnership of academic and research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.
13. DOAB DOAB is a community-driven discovery service that indexes and provides access to scholarly, peer-reviewed open access books and helps users to find trusted open access book publishers. All DOAB services are free of charge and all data is freely available.
14. National Academic Press - Free E books The National Academies Press (NAP) publishes the reports of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The NAP publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and medicine, providing authoritative, independently-researched information on important matters in science and health policy.
Open Access Repository
15. Open Knowledge Repository Open Knowledge Repository is the official open access repository for research outputs and knowledge products from the World Bank. It includes books, reports, working papers, technical papers, serials, and other research output, and it is regularly updated with the most recent publications.
16. OATD (Open Access Thesis & Dissertation) OpenThesis is a free repository of theses, dissertations, and other academic documents, coupled with powerful search, organization, and collaboration tools.
17. NDLTD (Network Digital Library of Thesis & Dissertation) The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) is an international organization that promotes creation, access to, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) from academic institutions around the world. The NDLTD Union Catalog provides access to over a million ETDs.