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  • BioMed Central provides over 100 free peer-reviewed electronic journals in biology and medicine.

  • Links to full text of Origin of Species (original and sixth editions), Voyage of the Beagle, and the Descent of Man.
  • Searchable database of free, full-text,scientific and scholarly journals.
  • HighWire Press is a division of the Stanford University Libraries, which produces free online versions of their peer-reviewed journals and other scholarly content in biological and physical sciences.
  • Developed by Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), J-Stage releases bulletins via the internet of academic societies and research papers that are currently appeared on paper by user organizations.
  • NAP is a publisher of reports issued by National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council in the areas of science, engineering and health. More than 3,000 books may be read online for free.

  • PLoS, a non-profit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource. The site contains the free e-journal PLoS Biology.

  • Free access to the full text of articles that are available online (18 percent of all articles published in Science News), bibliographic references and sources for all articles published in Science News, and online-only features, since April 25, 1996.