Science: Publications: Online Journals

Astrophysics Data System Scanned Articles Service

Includes the full text of 31 major astronomy and astrophysics journals.


A quarterly periodical of particle physics, published by the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (fall 1994-present).

Behavioral and Brain Sciences

BBS is the leading cognitive science journal. This site gives free access to most of the major ("target") articles published since 1993, plus some earlier ones and some still to appear in print.


A publisher of free online scholarly journals. Copyright is left in the hands of authors. The archiving software is compatible with eprints software, and hence makes it possible to integrate a scholarly journal with an OAI-compliant archive.

Bioline International

A non-profit publisher of free and affordable online biomedical journals containing research from developing countries such as Brazil, Cuba, India, Indonesia, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe.

BioMed Central

Online publisher of free peer-reviewed scientific articles in all areas of medical research and biology. Although it is a for-profit publisher, it provides free online access to all its research articles. Starting in 2002, authors will be charged processing fees, although these will be waived for authors from developing countries and in some other circumstances. Authors always retain the copyright to their articles.


A journal of neurology. Free access to already published articles.

Cerebral Cortex

Full-text peer-reviewed articles in neuroscience.

CERN Courier

International journal of high-energy physics, published by the Institute of Physics (october 1998-present).

Electronic Journals - Virginia Tech

A collection of free access e-journals hosted by the Virginia Tech Digital Library.

FDA Consumer Magazine

The official magazine of the United States Food and Drug Administration (december 1989-present).

Free Medical Journals

Lists a large number of medical journals that currently provide free full-text access on the web.

HHMI Bulletin

Quarterly magazine highlighting advances in biomedical research and science education.

Oxford-based international freeware digital library of scholarly journals. Hosts freely accessible full-text journals and promotes the free access campaign with the strategic collaboration of leading universities across the world.

The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Online (U.S.)

PNAS. Beginning January 2002, PNAS research articles and papers published online before print in PNAS Early Edition are available only to paid subscribers for six months. All articles from 1990 through 2001 remain freely available.


One of the first peer-reviewed scientific journals. Continuously online and open-access since 1990. Sponsored by the American Psychological Association. Also provides open peer commentary on accepted, peer-reviewed target articles.

Science & Technology Review

Published by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (july 1995-present), provides full-text access to its papers.

Stochastic Programming Eprint Series

Refereed electronic journal with recent results in the SP area. Available issues since 1999.

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