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Free online resources
Books, Journals, Websites, and resources
Many of these are government resources or special collections. For a list of free resources organized by subject, visit webliographies compiled by librarians for the journal Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship here.
Websites and Resources
- DOE e-print network (US Dept of Energy).
- DOE research reports (US Dept of Energy).
- DOE PAGES(Beta) (US Dept of Energy) - free access to DOE-affiliated scholarly articles and reports on energy and science
- A repository of MIT intellectual output.
- Eric Weisstein's World of Science contains budding encyclopedias of astronomy, scientific biography, chemistry, and physics. It is written and maintained by the author as a public service for scientific knowledge and education, and has explanations for technical subjects that are both clear and accessible.
- Theses from the United Kingdom.
- International Nuclear Information System on peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology.
- Mechanical models demonstrating kinematics from Cornell University.
- More than 22,000 science and engineering calculators.
- MathWorldTM 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.
- Online Writing Lab from Purdue University.
- Technical Reports from Hewlett-Packard laboratories.
- US National Academies Press.
- US National Academies Press TRB (Transportation Research Board) reports -(search for TRB).
- E-prints in physics, math, computer science, biology, finance, and statistics.