This page is a repository of scholarly resources that are freely accessible online, i.e. they are not behind a paywall.

Open Access JournalsDescription
African Journals Online (AJOL)A collection of more then 380 peer reviewed African published journals.
Bangladesh Journals Online (BanglaJOL)Bangladesh Journals Online (BanglaJOL) is a service to provide online publication of Bangladeshi journals.
Directory of Open Access Journals – DOAJDOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
JSTORJSTOR Open Access journals
Nepal Journals Online (NepJOL)Nepal Journals Online (NepJOL) is a service to provide online publication of Nepalese journals. 
PubMed CentralOpen Access by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Open Access BooksDescription
Bloomsbury Open AccessBloomsbury collection of Open Access books online
Directory of Open Access Books – DOABDOAB is a community-driven discovery service that indexes and provides access to scholarly, peer-reviewed open access books and helps users to find trusted open access book publishers.
JSTOR BooksOpen Access books on JSTOR
International Development Research CentreDiscover results from more than four decades of IDRC-supported research.
IRDCAs part of Canada’s foreign affairs and development efforts, IDRC champions and funds research and innovation within and alongside developing regions to drive global change.
National Academies PressNational Academy of Sciences access to online Open Access books.
OAPENThe OAPEN Open Access Books Toolkit aims to help book authors to better understand open access book publishing and to increase trust in open access books.
Data and IndicesDescription of the resource
Indices of Social DevelopmentThe Indices of Social Development (ISD) is hosted by ISS. It brings together 184 indicators, synthesizing them into a usable set of measures to track how different societies perform along six dimensions of social development.
UNdataUNdata is a web-based data service for the global user community. It brings international statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single-entry point. Users can search and download a variety of statistical resources compiled by the United Nations (UN) statistical system and other international agencies.
The World Bank’s Open Data InitiativeThe World Banks Open Data Catalogue with access to more then 50 years of data.
Other resourcesDescription of the resource
IDEASDEAS is the largest bibliographic database dedicated to Economics and available freely on the Internet. Based on RePEc, it indexes over 3,400,000 items of research, including over 3,100,000 that can be downloaded in full text.
IDS OpenDocsOpenDocs is a digital repository of research on international development brought to you by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS). IDS is a global research and learning organisation for equitable and sustainable change. 
OAIsterOpen Access Internet; online catalogue to millions of resources worldwide.
OpenDOAR – Directory of Open Access RepositoriesOpenDOAR is the quality-assured, global Directory of Open Access Repositories. You can search and browse through thousands of registered repositories based on a range of features, such as location, software or type of material held. 
OROOpen Research Online (ORO) is the Open Access repository of research outputs from The Open University’s research community. The service is publicly accessible and can be browsed and searched freely.
World Bank Open Knowledge Repository – OKRThe World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products.
World Digital LibraryLaunched in 2009, the World Digital Library (WDL) was a project of the U.S. Library of Congress, with the support of UNESCO, and contributions from libraries, archives, museums, educational institutions, and international organizations around the world.