Open Learning Resources
National Digital Library : - https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/
is an initiative of the MHRD under its National Mission on Education through ICT (NME-ICT). It is a virtual repository of Community Learning resource accessible through a single window. It is designed to provide support for all academic levels including researchers and life-long learners, all disciplines, all popular forms of access devices and differently-abled learners. It is being developed to help students to prepare for entrance and competitive examinations.
e-PG Pathshala : - http://epgp.inflibnet.ac.in/
e-PG Pathshala is an initiative of the MHRD under its National Mission on Education through ICT (NME-ICT) being executed by the UGC. The content and its quality being the key component of education system, high quality, curriculum-based, interactive e-content in 70 subjects across all disciplines of social sciences, arts, fine arts and humanities, natural & mathematical sciences
NPTEL : - https://nptel.ac.in/
The National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) was initiated by seven Indian Institutes of Technology (Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Guwahati and Roorkee) along with the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Largest online repository in the world of courses in engineering, basic sciences and selected humanities and social sciences subjects and management courses at the postgraduate level. Repository consists of Youtube channel for NPTEL, subtitled video content, peer-reviewed educational content in the world, transcribed content etc.
Swayam : - https://swayam.gov.in
SWAYAM is a programme initiated by Government of India. This is done through a platform that facilitates hosting of all the courses to be accessed by anyone, anywhere at any time. All the courses are interactive, prepared by the best teachers in the country and are available, free of cost to any learner. Learners wanting a SWAYAM certificate should register for the final proctored exams that come at a fee and attend in-person at designated centres on specified dates. Eligibility for the certificate will be announced on the course page and learners will get certificates only if this criterion is matched. Universities/colleges approving credit transfer for these courses can use the marks/certificate obtained in these courses for the same. The courses hosted on SWAYAM are in 4 quadrants – (1) video lecture, (2) specially prepared reading material that can be downloaded/printed (3) self-assessment tests through tests and quizzes and (4) an online discussion forum for clearing the doubts. Steps have been taken to enrich the learning experience by using audio-video and multi-media and state of the art pedagogy / technology
DOAJ – Directory of Open Access Journals : - https://www.doaj.org/
Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages. DOAJ is a community-curated list of open access journals and aims to be the starting point for all information searches for quality, peer reviewed open access material.
OALib : - http://www.oalib.com/
It is an Open Access Library. More than 263,388 free accessible academic papers are available presently. OALib is currently hosting open access articles covering a wide range of academic disciplines. All full text articles from your search results are free to download. It also has OALib Journal which is a scholarly, peer-reviewed, open access journal covering all subject areas in STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) as well as Social Sciences. The OALib Articles from the OALib Journal are stored in the Open Access Library (OALib).
Google Scholar : - https://scholar.google.com/
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.
OAPEN Library : - https://oapen.org
This contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Internet Archive : - https://archive.org/
Is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more. In this digital library two million free texts now available
Project Gutenberg : - http://www.gutenberg.org/
Is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired.
JournalTOCs : - http://www.journaltocs.ac.uk
Is a Current Awareness Service (CAS) where you can discover the newest papers coming directly from the publishers as soon as they have been published online. It has latest or most current papers published in the scholarly literature with international coverage. The website is a free service for individual users. *Premium* version is a customised version for institutions, available at very economic licence rates. This is the biggest searchable collection of scholarly journal Tables of Contents (TOCs). It contains articles' metadata of TOCs for over 35,991 journals directly collected from over 3742 publishers. JournalTOCs has taken special care to include all the highest rated journals in their fields, guaranteeing quality results. This service pulls together a database of Table of Contents (TOCs) from scholarly journals and provides a convenient single "one stop shop" interface to these TOCs.
Digital Book Index: - http://www.digitalbookindex.org/
provides links to more than 165,000 full-text digital books from more than 1800 commercial and non-commercial publishers, universities, and various private sites. More than 140,000 of these books, texts, and documents are available free
Mathworld : - https://mathworld.wolfram.com/
Is the web's most extensive mathematical resource, provided as a free service to the world's mathematics and internet communities as part of a commitment to education and educational outreach by Wolfram Research, makers of Mathematica.