Open Educational Resources/Courses

This guide provides information about Open Educational Resources, or OER. 

What are OER

“Open Educational Resources are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and repurposing by others. OER include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge.”

Online Journals

  • IEEE Xplore (IEL): Access to all IEEE and IET journals/magazines and Conference proceedings. Search for Biotechnology Subjects
  • ACM Digital Library: Access full range of Association of Computer Machinery Literature available in the form of Journals, Transactions, Conference Proceedings, Newsletters, Magazines.
  • Springer (e-Journals) Collections: Access about 575 core journals in the area of computers science, engineering, mathematics, physics, biotechnology and bioinformatics.
  • Science Direct: Access range of scholarly journals of Elsevier Science through Science Director Platform.
  • Annual Reviews : Access 33 Journals from Annual Reviews Press
  • Cambridge University Press : Whole range of Journals published by Cambridge University Press
  • Nature
  • Oxford University Press : Access is available for about 300 journals published by Oxford University Press
  • Portland Press : 10 Journals available through Portland Press
  • arXiv.org : Cornail University Library Open e-Print access to 1,189,462 documents in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics
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Bibliographic Databases

  • NCBI PubMed : NCBI Pubmed is one of the Larget Database of Publication in the Field of Biology, Biotechnology and Medicine.
  • Web of Science: Bibliographic Indexing and Citation Database from Thomson Reuters
  • SCOPUS Database : Multi Disciplinery Indexing and Abstracting database.
  • Bentham Open : Benthem Open – full text peer-reviewed, scientific journals in fields such as biotechnology and natural sciences
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Electronic Thesis & Dissertations

  • PhD Thesis : PhD Thesis Submitted to Thapar University
  • Master Thesis : Master Thesis Submitted to Thapar University

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