Science: Publications: Electronic Archives

AKT Eprints Archive

Electronic archive of the Advanced Knowledge Technology Project. Downloadable papers in knowledge management.

ANU Library Eprints

Browsable electronic pre- and post-print repository of the Australian National University.


French digital archive providing free access to full-text papers in the domain of information and communication science [bilingual site in english/french].

Arquivos Abertos da Sociedade Brasileira de Genética

(IBICT) Electronic archives of the Brazilian Society for Genetics. Interface in brazilian, papers downloadable in brazilian/english.

An Open Archives Initiative (OAI) compliant archive of electronic preprints in physics, mathematics, computer science, and non-linear sciences. Created by Paul Ginsparg in 1991, it is one of the oldest archives of free online scholarship.

Caltech Computer Science Technical Reports

Electronic archive of freely downloadable full-text tehnical reports in PDF format.

Caltech Earthquake Engineering Research Laboratory

Archive of freely downloadable technical reports from several labs in the domain of earth sciences at CalTech.

Caltech Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Searchable and browsable repository of theses and dissertations from Caltech.

Caltech Library System Papers and Publications

Eprint repository of academic papers in the field of library and information science.

CCSD: Hyper Article Online

An interface for submitting scientific papers to the article database of the french Centre pour la Communication Scientifique Directe. Papers in mathematics, physics, information science are instantly and automatically directed to "arXiv" [bilingual site in english/french].

CCSD: Thèses-en-Ligne

Eprint repository of french theses in various scientific domains [bilingual site in french/english].

Centre for Experimental and Constructive Mathematics

(CECM) Preprint service of the institute, provides access to full-text papers starting from 1993.

Centre for Logic, Epistemology and the History of Science

Preprints by members and visiting researchers of the CLE, a research institute at the University of Campinas, Brazil.

CERN Document Server

Articles and preprints collection aiming to cover the published and pre-published literature in particle physics and its related technologies. The collection contains about 400,000 documents, many of which in full-text access.

The Chemistry Preprint Server

Permanent web archive and distribution medium for research articles in the field of chemistry. CPS allows users to submit their articles to the server where they become accessible to all the members of ChemWeb. Free registration.


Makes preprints and reprints of papers in all areas of the cognitive sciences freely available on-line. Authors can deposit their work in the archive after a (free) registration.

Collection on Critical Global Issues

Full-text access to publications in the fields of agriculture and land management, development, environment and sustainability, food and nutrition, natural resource development, science and technology.

The Computation and Language Eprint Archive

An electronic repository of full-text papers in computational linguistics, natural language processing, speech processing.

Computer Science Teaching Center

A digital archive of peer reviewed resources for teaching computer science. Submission restricted to registered users.

Computer Science Technical Reports

Free access to more than 45,000 technical reports in computer science extracted from nearly 300 sites around the world.

Cryptology Eprint Archive

Provides access to author-submitted research papers in cryptology.

CSIRO: Division of Exploration and Mining Archive

Hosts freely downloadable eprints of the DEM division of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), a supplier of strategic resources to the australian exploration and mining industry.

Department of Energy Information Bridge

Full-text research and development reports in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, renewable energy, and other topics.

Digital Library and Archives - Virginia Tech

Open Archive Initiative (OAI) compliant digital repository. E-journals, electronic theses and dissertations, faculty archives.

Digital Library of Information Science and Technology

(DLIST) Developed by the School of Information Resources and Library Science and the Arizona Health Sciences Library at the University of Arizona using Open Archives Initiative (OAI) compliant Eprints v.2 software.

The Digital Library of the Commons

Gateway to the international literature on the commons, this working paper archive provides access to author-submitted papers, as well as full-text conference papers, dissertations, working pre-prints and reports.

Document and Publication Server of the Humboldt University of Berlin.

(EDOC) Provides free access to publications, theses and dissertations, electronic e-print journals [site in english/german].

Documents in Information Science

(DoIS) - Database of articles and conference proceedings published in electronic format in the field of library and Information science.


Autonomously creates citation indexes of electronic commerce literature. It generates citation statistics and allows easy browsing of the context of citations. Indexed documents include full-text in PDF and PS format.

Elektronische Bibliothek der Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Bremen

Digital archive providing full-text access to papers, theses and dissertations in PDF format.


Full text of patents issued by the European Patent Organisation (EPO), France, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, and The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). The available patent data go back, in some cases, as far as the year 1900.


Open archive designed to host user-submitted papers in the field of media studies and participative e-learning forums based on short discussion papers.

Fourth International Symposium on Cavitation

(CAV 2001) Proceedings of the symposium, downloadable from this electronic repository hosted by the Caltech Library System.

Free Full-Text Science Archives

A directory with annotated links to institutional full-text scientific archives.

History and Theory of Psychology Prints

(HTP) Gives access to full-text of refereed papers. Registered users may also deposit appropriate material.


An electronic archive for papers produced by members of the Hofstra University Community. It includes papers written by faculty and administrators, papers delivered at Hofstra University sponsored conferences as well as invited lectures.

Institut Nicod Eprints Archive

Online research papers in philosophy, sociology and cognitive science of the Jean Nicod Institute's members.

Instructional Technology Eprint Server - Utah University

Browsable and searchable archive of full-text papers in instructional technology.

IOWA University - Computer Science Technical Reports

Digital repository of full-text technical reports downloadable in multiple formats.

Medical and Health Library

Hosts full-text publications in the fields of clinical treatment, emergencies, essential drugs, family planning, food and nutrition, health education, HIV/AIDS, medical equipment, prevention, public health, sanitation.

NASA Astrophysic Data System

Free online abstracts and full-text papers in astronomy, astrophysics, planetary sciences, and solar physics.

National Environmental Publications Information System

(NEPIS) Full text of over 7,000 reports and other documents covering many environmental topics including solid waste disposal, water quality, and pesticide usage and disposal.

The NECI Scientific Literature Digital Library

Formerly CiteSeer, the project autonomously creates citation indexes of scientific literature. Generates citation statistics and allows easy browsing of the context of citations. Texts freely available in PDF, PS, HTML format.

Nottingham Eprints

An experimental project to investigate the institutional use of eprints services at the University of Nottingham. Browsable and searchable digital archives of several research units and departments.

NUI Maynooth Eprint Archive

The National University of Ireland Maynooth's pilot electronic print project is intended to act as a central repository for the research output of NUI Maynooth academic staff and departments.


Gives access to a large number of eprints archives and electronic resources and through the OAI harvesting protocol reveals digital resources previously "hidden" from users behind web scripts.

Organic Eprints

Open access archive for papers related to research in organic agriculture.

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Documentation

(OECD) The site features publications and working papers by members of the organisation like statistics, country surveys, guidelines, reports, case studies for downloading. Also avaible by country.

Philosophy of Science Archive

An electronic archive for preprints in the philosophy of science.

Prints in Library and Information Science

(ELIS) An open access archive to deposit preprints, postprints and other documents in the field of library and information science in electronic format.

Research Institute for Advanced Computer Science

(RIACS) Free access to full-text technical reports in PDF format, covering topics such as automated reasoning for autonomous systems, high performance computing and networking, human-centered computing.

Sissa Multimedia Database

Eprints archive of the International School for Advanced Studies. Online papers in physical sciences and mathematics.

Southampton CiteBase Services

Eprints service provider hosting digital archives of the University of Southampton.

Università degli Studi di Firenze

Institutional eprints archive hosted by the library services of the University of Florence.

University of California

Service provider hosting electronic archives for research units and departments at the University of California.

University of Wien

Electronic archive providing full-text access to working papers and dissertations.

Uppsala University Publications

Full-text working papers and research reports in PDF format.

US Department of Energy - Energy, Science, and Technology Preprints

Searchable gateway to preprint servers that deal with scientific and technical disciplines such as physics, materials, chemistry, biology, environmental sciences, and nuclear medicine, related to the activity of the department.

Virginia Tech - Electronic Theses

Searchable and browsable digital archive of theses and dissertations.

World Environment Library

New Zealand Digital Library Project provides full text access to publications in the fields of agriculture, biodiversity, climate change, environmental impact assessment, energy, health, natural resources, policy, sustainable development, waste management and water.

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