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Open Source databases

The majority of the library’s databases are only available to Marymount Manhattan College students, faculty and staff. However, these titles below may be freely accessed by the general public. Current MMC affiliated researchers should take full advantage of the many subscription-based databases and the A-Z journals page.

ArchiveGrid: is collection of over 5 million archival material descriptions, including MARC records from WorldCat and finding aids harvested from the web. 

Canterbury Tales: Open access to the Canterbury Tales.

Catalog of U.S Government Publications :Catalog of U.S. Government Publications that features print publications fro the legislative, executive, and judicial branches.

Chemistry Central :Database of peer-reviewed open access journal articles on the subject of chemistry.

City Data: Provides statistical data for urban areas in the United States. 

Clinical trials.gov: Is both a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies on human participants. The database provides information on history, policies, and laws of clinical trials. 

Data: Is a database that provides information about the World Bank. 

Digital Public Library: is the digital public library of America.

Directory of Open Access Books: Is a database of peer-reviewed academic books that are open sourced.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ): Is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to peer-reviewed journals. 

Elsevier : is an open source for peer-reviewed scientific journal articles.

HathiTrust: Is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.

Hindawi Publishing Corporation: Is one of the world’s largest publishers of peer-reviewed, fully open access journals. 

OAJSE: is an open access journals search engine.

OpenDOAR: Is an authoritative worldwide directory of academic open access repositories.

Open Library: Is open source website that provides access to out of print material and material in the public domain which can be read online.      

Open Source Textbook: Open source text books.

Outhistory.org: Is an open source database of LGBTQ history.

Playbills: the website of Playbills which features news,performance listings for Broadway, Off-Broadway, London and regional theaters.

Middle English Dictionary: The Electronic Middle English Dictionary is open source and hosted by University of Michigan.    

National Archives: is the nation’s record keeper. It keeps a track of federal documents. 

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics Online:   Is a source book that brings together data from more than 100 published and unpublished sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States. It is hosted by the University at Albany.

WorldCat: Provides the user with the ability to search the world’s largest network of library based content and services.