The Directory of Open Access Books is a service of OAPEN Foundation. The OAPEN Foundation is an international initiative dedicated to Open Access monograph publishing, based at the National Library in The Hague.
Lund University in Sweden has compiled this list of scientific and scholarly journals available in full text on the Internet. This is a good alternative if the National University Library is closed and you are having problems accessing all of the subscription databases. DOAJ reviews open access journals before adding them to their directory. Predatory journals are excluded
The Public Knowledge Project is dedicated to improving the scholarly and public quality of research and how new technologies can be used to improve the professional and public value of scholarly research. It provides the leading open source software for journal and conference management and publishing.
Founded as a nonprofit in 2001, PLOS has been a front runner in the Open Access movement. Their journals are peer-reviewed, internationally recognized, and provide impact metrics down to the article level. Content is available immediately, allowing fast, free access to download and distribute.
SPARC is a global coalition committed to making Open the default for research and education. SPARC empowers people to solve big problems and make new discoveries through the adoption of policies and practices that advance Open Access, Open Data, and Open Education.