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This guide lists free open access resources that Alumni may access. Due to publisher licence restrictions, subscriptions to online resources are not freely available to Alumni. The Library continues to negotiate with publishers and suppliers to provide Alumni with access to as many resources as possible.
Please also note that the University Library is unable to provide Alumni members with general access to the Internet, email, printing, or word-processing.
Open access resources
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Access scholarly literature from publishers, societies, repositories, universities, etc. Use this link to access articles in our subscribed journals after proxy authentication.
Access to peer-reviewed open access journals in all areas of biology, medicine and health.
Free Medical Journals
Access to more than 4,000 medical journals.
A free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine.
World Health Organisation
Country information on a range of different topics: Mortality and burden of disease; health systems; environmental health; noncommunicable diseases; infectious diseases; health equity; road safety; etc.
Open access e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics
Cognitive Sciences e-print archive
Alumni can borrow from Library collections, see the Alumni Borrowers page for more information.