Open Access

Competitive Exams

TNPSC

http://www.tnpsc.gov.in/ 
http://www.tnpsc.gov.in/books.html 
http://www.tnpscmithran.com/tnpsc/index.php 
http://tnpscexams.weebly.com/ 
http://www.tnpsctamil.in/ 
http://www.tnpscguru.in/2014/04/TNPSC-Full-Complete-Book-List-for-new-Syllabus.html
http://tnpsc.muthumani.com/ 
http://www.trbtnpsc.com/2013/09/tnpsc-group-2-group-4-vao-exam-study.html
http://www.tnpscportal.in/
http://tnpsc.tamilgk.com/
http://www.tnpscshouters.com/2015/06/best-website-for-tamil-nadu-government.html
http://www.tnpscgeneralstudies.in/2016/03/tnpsc-group-4-preparation-tips.html

Banking

http://www.indiabix.com/ 
http://www.bankersadda.com/ 
http://bank-po.org/
http://www.bankexamsindia.com/ 
http://www.ibpspreparation.com/
http://www.bankingawareness.com/

NATIONAL ELIGIBLITY TEST

http://cbsenet.nic.in/cms/public/home.aspx

UPSC

http://www.upsc.gov.in/

E-Learning Initiative

Sakshat-MHRD, Govt. of Indiahttp://www.sakshat.ac.in/
Consortium for Education Communicationhttp://cec.nic.in/E-Content/Pages/default.aspx/ 
eGyanKoshhttp://egyankosh.ac.in/
National Program on Technology Enhanced Learninghttp://nptel.ac.in/

Open Access Resources

Books/Online Book storeshttp://docstore.mik.ua/orelly/bookshelf.html
Open Book Projecthttp://www.oreilly.com/openbook/
Free e-books by Gutenberghttps://www.gutenberg.org/

Digital Libraries

Consortium for Educational Communicationhttp://www.cec-ugc.or
Digital Library of Indiahttp://www.dli.gov.in
Directory of Open Access Repositorieshttp://www.opendoar.org/find.php
eGyanKosh (IGNOU)http://www.egyankosh.ac.in/
Library of Congresshttp://www.loc.gov
National Science Digital Library (NSDL)http://nsdl.org/
NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repositoryhttp://nopr.niscair.res.in/
NPTEL provides E-learning through online Web and Video courses in Engineering, Science and humanities streamshttp://www.nptel.iitm.ac.in
The British Libraryhttp://www.bl.uk
UNESCO Libraryhttp://www.unesco.org/library/
Virtual Library http://www.vlib.org
World Digital Library http://www.wdl.org

E-Journals

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)https://doaj.org/
Access to Global online Research in Agriculture (AGORA)http://www.aginternetwork.org/en
Bio line international - Open Source Journals and Online Resources Directories News and guide to scientific information on the Webhttp://www.bioline.org.br/journals
Brill Open E-Journals Collectionhttp://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals
Cambridge University Press: Open Access - Open Access journals from Cambridge University Press.http://journals.cambridge.org/action/openAccessContent
CIMMYT : an international Maize and Wheat Improvement Centrehttp://www.cimmyt.org
Directory of Open Access Journalshttp://www.doaj.org
EPW (Economic and Political Weekly)http://www.epw.in/epw/user/userindex.jsp
European Scientific Co-operative on Phytotherapy - European Phytojournal - free onlinehttp://www.escop.com
Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicinehttp://www.hindawi.com/journals/ecam/
Free Medical Journals http://www.freemedicaljournals.com/
Free On-line Chemistry journalshttp://www.abc.chemistry.bsu.by/current/fulltext.htm
Free scholarly electronic journals: an annotated webliographyhttp://www.istl.org/00-fall/internet.html
Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiativehttp://www.who.int/hinari/en
HighWire Press hosts the largest repository of free full-text peer-reviewed content http://intl.highwire.org/lists/freeart.dtl
Hindawi - Open Access Journalshttp://www.hindawi.com/oa/
Indian Academy of Sciences (IAS)http://www.ias.ac.in/ 
International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP) http://www.inasp.info/
Journal of Postgraduate Medicinehttp://www.jpgmonline.com/ 
Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI)http://www.mdpi.org/
National Preservation Office - NPO ejournalshttp://www.bl.uk/blpac/journaltemp.html
Nature Precedings - Preprint server for the Life Science community.http://precedings.nature.com/
Nature Publishing Group - Open Access Journalshttp://lib.pondiuni.edu.in/nature.php
Nutrition Bytes - Free fulltexthttp://escholarship.org/uc/uclabiolchem_nutritionbytes
OMICS Publishing Group - Open Access Journalshttp://www.omicsonline.org/open-access-journals-list.php
Open Access Library (OALIB) - Free Access to 263,388 Academic Articleshttp://www.oalib.com/
Open Science Directory - Developed by EBSCO and the Hasselt University Libraryhttp://www.opensciencedirectory.net/
Palgrave Macmillan - Open Access Journals http://www.palgrave-journals.com/palgraveopen/index.html
Physics related free access journalshttp://www.eps.org/physNet/journals.html
PSIgate provides access to evaluated network based information services and resources in the physical sciences.

http://www.psigate.org

Public Library of Science - premier open-access journals in Biology and Medicinehttp://www.plos.org
Publisher of more than 150 peer-reviewed Open Access Journalshttp://www.biomedcentral.com/
SAGE Open Subject Collectionshttp://sgo.sagepub.com/
Science and Education Publishing (SciEP) is a multidisciplinary open access publisher of 85 Journals http://www.sciepub.com/portal/Home
Social Science Research Network (SSRN) - Worldwide dissemination of social science research.http://www.ssrn.com/
SPIE Journals (Open Access)http://journals.spiedigitallibrary.org/journals.aspx
Springer Open gives you free access in Science, Technology and Medicine.http://www.springeropen.com/ 
Taylor & Francis Online :: Open Journalshttp://www.tandfonline.com/page/openaccess/openjournals
The African Journal Archivehttp://www.sabinet.co.za/?page=african-journal-archive
The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.http://www.pubmedcentral.com
University of Tennessee - Research Guides - Citation Formats and Style Manuals, Databases and other e-resources collection.http://libguides.utk.edu/style
Wiley Open Access Journal

http://www.wileyopenaccess.com/index.html

E-Books

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)http://www.doabooks.org/
4eBooks has a huge collection of computer programming ebooks.http://4ebooks.org/
Arts & Photographyhttp://www.e-booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=108
Ask Sam Ebooks has a collection of free e-books like Shakespeare, and assorted legal & governmental texts.http://www.asksam.com/ebooks/
Audio bookshttp://www.audible.com/t1/PBRP0329WS022409?source_code=PBRP0310WS012709
Baen Free Library is an online library of downloadable science fiction novels. http://www.baen.com/library/
Biographies & Memoirshttp://www.e-booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=146
Blue Portal provides ebooks in various subjectshttp://www.zillr.org/
Book Yards is a web portal which contains books, education materials, information etc.http://www.bookyards.com/
Brill Open E-Book Collection http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/books
Business & Investinghttp://www.e-booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=118
Computers Science & Internethttp://www.e-booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=9 
Darwin Onlinehttp://darwin-online.org.uk/
Directory of Open access Bookshttp://www.doabooks.org/
eBookLobby containing collection of various subjects.http://www.ebooklobby.com/
Engineering & Technologyhttp://www.e-booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=73
Entertainment & Gameshttp://www.e-booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=21

ENVIS Bulletin "Telemetry in Wildlife Science"

http://www2.wii.gov.in/envis/telemetry/index.html

Free Book Spot is an online source of free ebooks download with 4485 Titles in various subjectshttp://www.freebookspot.es/
Free Computer Books consists of a huge collection of free online Computer, Programming, Mathematics, Technical Bookshttp://freecomputerbooks.com/
Free Tech Books lists free online computer science, engineering and programming books, textbooks and lecture noteshttp://www.freetechbooks.com/
Get Free EBooks http://www.getfreeebooks.com/
Globusz is a unique ePublishing house, specializing in free eBook downloadshttp://www.globusz.com/
Gutenberg- more than 20,000 public domain books that are out of copyright and also world’s greatest fiction available.http://www.gutenberg.org/
Health, Mind & Bodyhttp://www.e-booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=83
Historical Mathematics Collectionhttp://quod.lib.umich.edu/u/umhistmath/
Historyhttp://www.e-booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=110
Humanitieshttp://www.e-booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=282
Know Free is a web portal where users are able to exchange freely e-books, video training and other materials for educational purposes and self-practicehttp://knowfree.net/
Lawhttp://www.e-booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=268
Literature & Fictionhttp://www.e-booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=74
Many Books provides more than 20,000 e-books in various subjectshttp://www.manybooks.net/
Mathematicshttp://www.e-booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=3
Medical Sciencehttp://www.e-booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=77

Memo Ware has a unique collection of thousands of documents (databases, literature, maps, technical references, lists, etc.) 

http://www.memoware.com/

Nonfictionhttp://www.e-booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=19
Online Books for childrenhttp://www.biguniverse.com/
Online Computer Books contains details about free computer bookshttp://www.onlineprogrammingbooks.com/
Online Free EBooks provides various subject ebookshttp://www.onlinefreeebooks.net/
Open Book Publishers - Publishing open access academic books in the humanities and social sciences.http://www.openbookpublishers.com
Outdoors & Naturehttp://www.e-booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=136
Pure Science http://www.e-booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=1
Religion & Spiritualityhttp://www.e-booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=65
Scribd , the online document sharing site which supports Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF and other popular formats.http://www.scribd.com/
Snip Files offers you free ebooks and softwarehttp://www.snipfiles.com/
SpringerOpen bookshttp://www.springeropen.com/books
The Complete Works of William Shakespearehttp://shakespeare.mit.edu/
The Online Books Page is a Listing over 30,000 free books on the Web. http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/
The Public Library and Digital Archivehttp://www.ibiblio.org/ 
Topics like biography, fiction, games, history or tutorials etc.http://www.free-ebooks.net/
Tourism & Travelhttp://www.e-booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=174
UNESCO : Open Access Publications

http://en.unesco.org/open-access/

E-Newspapers

about 10,000 newspapers worldwidehttp://www.onlinenewspapers.com/ 

E-Patents

Australian Patent Officehttp://www.ipaustralia.gov.au/
Canadianhttp://brevets-patents.ic.gc.ca/opic-cipo/cpd/eng/introduction.html
Ekaswaa - Search of all Indian patent documents.http://www.indianpatents.org.in/db/testmaina.asp
Europeanhttp://worldwide.espacenet.com/
FreePatentsOnline.com - A simple patent search database, freepatentsonline.com offers to chemical researchers a unique way of searching for patent documents. http://www.freepatentsonline.com/
French Patent Officehttp://www.inpi.fr/
German Patent Officehttp://www.deutsches-patentamt.de/english/index.html
Govt. of India's Patents Websitehttp://patinfo.nic.in/
Greek Industrial Property Organisationhttp://www.obi.gr/obi/Default.aspx?tabid=71&
Hong Kong Patent Office http://www.ipd.gov.hk/eng/home.htm
Indian Patent design and trademark officehttp://www.ipindia.nic.in/
Indian Patent Information Retrieval System (IPIRS)http://ipindiaservices.gov.in/patentsearch/
Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China (SIPO)http://english.sipo.gov.cn/
Internet sites for patent searchhttp://www.pfc.org.in/info/site.htm
Irish Patent Officehttp://www.patentsoffice.ie/
Korean Intellectual Property Officehttp://www.kipo.go.kr/kpo/user.tdf?a=user.english.main.BoardApp&c=1001
Malaysian Intellectual Property Divisionhttp://www.myipo.gov.my/
New Zealand Patent Officehttp://www.iponz.govt.nz/cms
Patent Facilitating Centrehttp://www.pfc.org.in/
Patent information centres (PATLIB)http://www.epo.org/searching/patlib.html
Patent Lens - A worldwide, open-access, free full-text patent informatics resource. http://www.patentlens.net/
Russian Patent Office http://www.rupto.ru/rupto/portal/start?lang=en
Singaporean Patent Office http://www.ipos.gov.sg/
Swedish Patent Office http://www.prv.se/
Swiss Institute of Intellectual Property https://www.ige.ch/en.html
Thaihttp://www.patentarea.com/thai_patent_requirements.html
UK Intellectual Property Officehttp://www.ipo.gov.uk/
United Stateshttp://patft.uspto.gov/
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

http://www.wipo.int/portal/index.html.en

E-Reference

Cambridge Dictionaries Onlinehttp://www.dictionary.cambridge.org/
Foreign Language Dictionary-Frenchhttp://www.libraryspot.com/dictionaries/frenchdictionaries.htm
Foreign Language Dictionary-Spanishhttp://www.libraryspot.com/dictionaries/spanishdictionaries.htm
Glossary http://www.glossarist.com/
Librarian's Index to the Internethttp://lii.org/
Merriam-Webster http://www.merriam-webster.com/
One Look Dictionaries http://www.onelook.com/
Sahapedia - An open Encyclopedia on Indian Culture and Heritagehttp://www.sahapedia.org
Scholarpediahttp://www.scholarpedia.org
Subject Dictionary-Business/Financehttp://www.libraryspot.com/dictionaries/businessdictionaries.htm
Subject Dictionary-Library and Information Sciencehttp://www.abc-clio.com/ODLIS/odlis_d.aspx
Subject Dictionary-Medical Sciencehttp://www.medterms.com/script/main/hp.asp
Subject Dictionary-Sciencehttp://www.libraryspot.com/dictionaries/sciencedictionaries.htm
Subject Dictionary-Technologyhttp://www.libraryspot.com/dictionaries/computerdictionaries.htm
Wikipedia

http://www.wikipedia.org

E-Theses

DART-Europe E-theses Portalhttp://www.dart-europe.eu/basic-search.php
National Chemical Laboratory Pune (Theses full text free).http://docs.ndltd.org
Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)http://www.ndltd.org/find
Open Access ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT Open)http://pqdtopen.proquest.com/

Shodhganga -ETD Repository of Indian Universities- INFLIBNET initiative

http://www.shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/

Vidyanidhi enhances access to Indian theses and enlarges the reach and audience for Indian doctoral research works

http://www.vidyanidhi.org.in/

E-Zines

Competitive E-magazine (Pratyogitha Darpan & Success Mirror)http://www.emagazine.pdgroup.in/
digitalLEARNING: Learning Through ICTshttp://www.digitallearning.eletsonline.com/about-us/
eGovhttp://www.egov.eletsonline.com/
eHEALTHhttp://www.ehealth.eletsonline.com/
Free ezines: offers 22 free magazines in different subject categorieshttp://www.buzzle.com
Indian Ocean Turtle Newsletter

http://www.iotn.org

Entertainment

10,000 free online gameshttp://www.dailygames.com/
more than 5000 free gameshttp://www.games.co.in 
Movieshttp://www.imdb.com/
puzzles, adventure games, sports, fun games and multiplayer gameshttp://http://www.miniclip.com/games/en/puzzle.php
Thousands of free online flash games including puzzles, action and arcade gameshttp://www.freeonlinegames.com
Videos

http://www.youtube.com

General & Search Engines

BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine)

http://www.base-search.net/
India Place Finder (A state of the art digital tool for India studies)http://india.csis.u-tokyo.ac.jp/
Intute - Free online service with access to the best resources available on the internet http://www.intute.ac.uk/
List of academic databases and search engineshttp://www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_academic_databases_and_search_engines
List of top companies in Indian and abroadhttp://www.vcsdata.com/
Nobel Prize Internet Archivehttp://www.almaz.com/nobel/
PDF Genie is a new search service which is tailored towards PDF documentshttp://www.pdfgenie.com/
Scirus is the most comprehensive scientific search engine for scholarly literaturehttp://www.scirus.com/
Selected internet resources in all subjectshttp://bubl.ac.uk/
Social Science Information gateway

http://www.sosig.org

Government Sites

Election Commission of Indiahttp://www.eci.nic.in/eci_main1/index.aspx
Govt. of Indiahttp://www.india.gov.in
Information and Library Network (INFLIBNET) Centrehttp://www.inflibnet.ac.in/
Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)http://www.education.nic.in/
Parliament of Indiahttp://www.parliamentofindia.nic.in
Planning Commissionhttp://www.planningcommission.nic.in/
Rajbhavan (Tamil Nadu)http://www.tnrajbhavan.gov.in
Supreme Court of Indiahttp://www.supremecourtofindia.nic.in/
University Grants Commission (UGC)http://www.ugc.ac.in/
World Bank Data (Data, Reports etc.)

http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTABOUTUS /0,,pagePK:50004410~piPK:36602~theSitePK:29708,00.html

Libraries, Library Associations and Information Centers

American Library (Chennai)

http://chennai.usconsulate.gov/resources.html
American Library Associationhttp://www.ala.org
Asian open source centre - promoting open source and free software in Asiahttp://www.asiaosc.org/topic9.html
Austrian National Libraryhttp://www.onb.ac.at/ 
Biblioteca Nacional - Brazilhttp://www.bn.br
Biblioteca Nacional de Mexicohttp://bnm.unam.mx/
Bibliothque Nationalehttp://www.etat.lu/
British Council Library - Indiahttp://www.britishcouncil.org.in/library
British Libraryhttp://portico.bl.uk/
Central Reference Library (Kolkata)http://crlindia.gov.in/
Digital Information in the Information Research fieldhttp://informationr.net/fr/freejnls.html
E-Prints in Library and Information Science
http://eprints.rclis.org/
European Libraryhttp://www.europeanlibrary.org
German National Libraryhttp://www.d-nb.de/eng/index.htm
Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centreshttp://www.iaslic.org
International Federation of Library Associationhttp://www.ifla.org
Libdex is a worldwide directory of library homepages, web-based OPACs, Friends of the Library pages, and library e-commerce affiliate links.http://www.libdex.com/
Librarians Internet Indexhttp://www.lii.org
Library and Archives Canadahttp://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/Pages/default.aspx
Library and Information Science, Digital Library, Online Journalshttp://www.academicinfo.net/infoscilibraryj.html
National and University Library "St. Kliment Ohridski" http://www.nubsk.edu.mk/index.php?lang=en
National and University Library in Zagrebhttp://www.nsk.hr/DigitalLibEN.aspx?id=716
National and University Library of Iceland http://landsbokasafn.is/index.php/english
National and University Library Sloveniahttp://www.nuk.uni-lj.si/nukeng.asp
National Central Library (Florence)http://www.bncf.firenze.sbn.it/
National Diet Library - Japanhttp://www.ndl.go.jp/en/index.html
National Library of Australiahttp://www.nla.gov.au/
National Library of Belarushttp://natlib.org.by/ 
National Library of Chinahttp://www.nlc.gov.cn/old/old/english.htm
National Library of Colombiahttp://www.presidencia.gov.co/En/
National Library of Estonia http://www.nlib.ee/en
National Library of Francehttp://www.bnf.fr/en/tools/lsp.site_map.html
National Library of Indiahttp://www.nlindia.org
National Library of Irelandhttp://www.nli.ie/
National Library of Jamaicahttp://www.nlj.gov.jm/
National Library of Latviahttp://www.lnb.lv/
National Library of Malaysiahttp://www.pnm.gov.my/index.php?id=76
National Library of Namibiahttp://www.nln.gov.na/
National Library of New Zealandhttp://www.natlib.govt.nz/
National Library of Nigeriahttp://www.nlnig.org/
National Library of Peruhttp://www.bnp.gob.pe/
National Library of Poland http://bn.org.pl/en/
National Library of Portugalhttp://www.bnportugal.pt/index.php?lang=en
National Library of Scotlandhttp://www.nls.uk/
National Library of Singaporehttp://www.nl.sg/
National Library of Spainhttp://www.bne.es/en/Inicio/index.html
National Library of Swedenhttp://www.kb.se/hjalp/english/
National Library of the Argentine Republichttp://www.bibnal.edu.ar/
National Library of the Netherlandshttp://www.kb.nl/index-en.html
National Library of The Republik of Indonesia National Library of Turkeyhttp://www.mkutup.gov.tr/index.php?yenidil=ing
National Library of Uzbekistanhttp://www.natlib.uz
National Library of Waleshttp://www.llgc.org.uk/index.php?id=2
National Research Centre for free/Open Source Softwarehttp://www.nrcfoss.org.in
National Sz?ch?nyi Libraryhttp://regi.oszk.hu/index_en.htm
National Taiwan Libraryhttp://www.ntl.edu.tw/mp.asp?mp=2
Royal Library Albert Ihttp://www.kbr.be/ 
Royal Library of Belgiumhttp://www.kbr.be/accueil_fr.html
Russian State Libraryhttp://www.rsl.ru/en
Slovak National Libraryhttp://www.snk.sk/ 
Swiss National Libraryhttp://www.nb.admin.ch/index.html?lang=en
The British Library - ejournalshttp://www.bl.uk/index.shtml#
The Helsinki University Library - The National Library of Finlandhttp://www.nationallibrary.fi/
The National Library of Koreahttp://www.nl.go.kr/nlmulti/index.php?lang_mode=e
The National Library of Norwayhttp://www.nb.no/english
The National Library of the Czech Republichttp://www.nkp.cz/_en/
The National Library of the Faroe Islandshttp://www.flb.fo/english/
The Royal Library

http://www.kb.dk/en/

Major Fellowships and Scholarships

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan

http://www.britishcouncil.in/study-uk/scholarships/commonwealth-scholarships

Fellowships and Scholarshipshttp://fellowships.missouri.edu/find/fellowships.php
National Scholarshipshttp://mhrd.gov.in/National_Scholarship
Scholarship Positionshttp://scholarship-positions.com/
United States - India Educational Foundation

http://www.usief.org.in/index.aspx

Events