Useful links

Библиотечно-информационен център, МУ - Пловдив
Библиотечно-информационен център, МУ – Пловдив


Central Medical Library – Sofia
Saints Cyril and Methodius National Library – Sofia

Open acces

L’Agence universitaire de la Francophonie

L’Agence universitaire de la Francophonie

CiSMeF– – an online catalogue containing all websites, portals and platforms in the field of medical sciences and education in French. It is being supported by the University of Rouen

LiSSa – cientific literature in the field of health sciences:

Portals to up-to-date medical, biological and pharmaceutical information

Portals and platforms to access, share and disseminate information in French provided by L’Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF):

  • – пportal of AUF for sharing scientific and academic information (monographs, journals, articles, academic courses with open access) as well as documents, texts and resources created in collaboration with member universities of AUF
  • – AUF online library
  • – repertoire of French speaking researchers and university teachers
  • – opportunities to publish in French
  • Portals and platforms with Open access:
  • Publishers of scientific books in French:
  • Scientific journals published in French:

    Open Access Journals in French in the field of medical sciences:

  • Annales des sciences de la santé
  • Anthropologie & Santé
  • Bulletin épidémiologique hebdomadaire
  • Bulletin d’information toxicologique
  • Le Journal International de Victimologie
  • Journal Marocain des Sciences Médicales
  • M/S médecine/sciences до 2006 г
  • MSA Médecine Science Amérique
  • Maroc Médical
  • Perspectives interdisciplinaires sur le travail et la santé (PISTES)
  • Pharmactuel : La revue internationale francophone de la pratique pharmaceutique en établissement de santé
  • Psychotropes
  • Revue Marocaine de Santé Publique
  • Revue Médicale de Liège-частичен достъп
  • Santé mentale au Québec
  • Platforms

    BioMed Central – part of SrpingerNature

    BMC has an evolving portfolio of some 300 peer-reviewed journals incl. selective titles such as BMC Biology, BMC Medicine, Genome Biology and Genome Medicine, academic journals such as Journal of Hematology & Oncology, Malaria Journal and Microbiome, and the BMC series, 65 inclusive journals focused on the needs of individual research communities.

    DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)

    The DOAJ contains over 15 000 peer-reviewed open access scholarly research journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts and humanities. Open access journals from all countries and in all languages are welcome to apply for inclusion.

    Dove Press

    Dove Press specializes in the publication of open access, peer-reviewed journals across the spectrum of science, technology and medicine

    Free Medical Journals

    Free Medical Journals is a list of links to medical journals that offer free access.


    Hinari Access to Research for Health Programme provides free or very low cost online access to the major journals in biomedical and related social sciences to local, not-for-profit institutions in developing countries.
    World Health Organization Hinari, Switzerland


    Publishes medical literature or 230 peer-reviewed scientific journals and free access scientific monographs.


    MedEdPORTAL is a MEDLINE-indexed, open-access journal of teaching and learning resources in the health professions published by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), in partnership with the American Dental Education Association. MedEdPORTAL publications are stand-alone, complete teaching or learning modules that have been implemented and evaluated with medical or dental trainees or practitioners. Each submission is reviewed by editorial staff and external peer reviewers.

    Medknow Publications

    Provides free access to over 350 specialized journals.


    Medscape is the leading online global destination for physicians and healthcare professionals worldwide, offering the latest medical news and expert perspectives; essential point-of-care drug and disease information; and relevant professional education.

    Oxford University Press

    Oxford University Press Journals with free access.


    Aggregator of over 4,000 journals and over 1.2 million open access articles.



    SciELO – Scientific Electronic Library Online


    The largest Russian information and analytical portal in the field of science, technology, medicine and education. It contains abstracts and full texts of more than 34 million scientific publications and patents, including electronic versions of more than 5,600 Russian scientific and technical journals

    Научная электронная библиотека «КиберЛенинка»

    А scientific electronic library with free access. Contains 2,325,752 articles from various scientific journals.


    Free Medical Books

    Contains over 350 freely available books, sorted by field, influence, language and year of publication

    DOAB – Directory of Open Access Books

    36,815 academic peer-reviewed books from 600 publishers

    DOAB 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. All DOAB services are free of charge and all data is freely available.

    The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) is a discovery service for open access books. DOAB provides a searchable index to peer-reviewed monographs and edited collections published under an open access licence, with links to the full texts of the publications at the publisher’s website or repository.


    First published in 1899 as a small reference book for physicians and pharmacists, the Manual grew in size and scope to become one of the most widely used comprehensive medical resources for professionals and consumers. As the Manual evolved, it continually expanded the reach and depth of its offerings to reflect the mission of providing the best medical information of the day to a wide cross-section of users, including medical professionals and students, veterinarians and veterinary students.


    Bulgarian Portal for Open Science

    Provides access to scientific information and results of publicly funded research, including resources of open-ended institutional repositories in the Republic of Bulgaria.

    Central Medical Library – Sofia

    Contains over 1600 monographs, articles, lecture courses, dissertations and other research papers by lecturers from MU – Sofia and other leading Bulgarian medical professionals. Access is free.


    Harvests articles from such as institutional and subject repositories, and free access and hybrid journals.Contains 210,438,680 open access articles collected from 10,615 data providers around the world.

    Purdue University Press

    Free access to 52 books through the Purdue e-Pubs repository.
    Purdue e-Pubs is the component for journal articles, technical reports, working papers, conference papers, workshop materials, dissertations, and similar works of a scholarly nature.



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    Medistudents was founded in 2006 as an online educational platform designed to help medical students prepare for their exams. Over the years it has grown and has been used by hundreds of thousands of students and doctors, across the world. Our core value is to make high quality medical e-learning resources available to all. We have a large network of authors across various specialties who contribute content to the site. If you’re interested in becoming an author you can find more information here. is a search engine that makes high-quality medical information easily accessible to everyone. OpenMD searches billions of documents from government agencies, global health organizations, medical journals, and reference sites. Our approach increases the visibility of medical information from reputable sources; information that can often be lost in a muddle of commercial results and user-generated content. OpenMD’s search prioritizes freely-accessible