Open Access

          Below are the list of Open Access journals and books provided for our researchers. These are free of access and openly available to public. It is being evaluated and selected by a librarian in order to give additional sources of information to our researchers.

Philippine Journals Online – “PhilJOL is a database of journals published in Philippines, covering the full range of academic disciplines. The objective of PhilJOL is to give greater visibility to the participating journals, and to the research they convey.” (PhilJOL Website)

 PLARIDEL: A Philippine Journal of Communication, Media and Society  – Plaridel: A Philippine Journal of Communication, Media and Society was first published in 2004 as a national journal of communication and has been released on a regular bi-annual basis since. It has since evolved to a more inclusive regional focus and has recently begun publishing papers from other Asian countries. Papers published in Plaridel Journal include original research in different areas of media and communication studies in the Philippines and Asia. These can be qualitative or quantitative work in media effects, industry, political economy, subcultural practices, and journalism studies, among others.

Bookboon – publishes free and openly available textbooks and eBooks which can be downloaded in PDF without registration.

Directory of Open Access Books – provides open access to over 854 Academic peer-reviewed books from 25 publishers.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOJ) – publishes free and openly available textbooks and eBooks which can be downloaded in PDF without registration. is a great collection of fun, entertaining selections. Categories include a few non-fiction topics such as career and business, but the selection of fiction and easy reading is what is most impressive about this website. Formats include HTML, PDF, ePub and Mobipocket, offering a range of variability for most digital reading devices.

IMF eLibrary – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) eLibrary delivers comprehensive online access to IMF information. The eLibrary contains over 12,000 publications that provide authoritative perspectives on topics ranging from macroeconomics and globalization to technical assistance and poverty reduction. The data eLibrary contains over 9,500 financial and economic data concepts containing more than one million statistical data.


Coverage: It is a vast compilation of statistics and up-to-date facts and figures on a broad range of topicsSubject: General Works; Reference.