Discovery Tools/Databases


PubMed  [Millions of citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites]

Connected Papers [A visual search engine similar to OK maps]

Open Knowledge Maps [Discover knowledge in the life sciences (PubMed) and all disciplines (BASE) in a visually compelling way]

 [Open Access biomedical image search engine]

Google Image [Google’s image search engine]

Google Scholar [The largest free publication and citation data source]

JURN [A unique search tool, helping you to find free academic articles and books. JURN covers selected university full-text repositories and many ejournals in science, biomedicine, arts, humanities, business, law and aspects of the natural world]

Semantic Scholar [AI-driven search engine for scientific journal articles]

Sustainability Exchange [Discover the best resources on sustainability education from world class professionals and institutions globally]

WorldWideScience [A global science gateway comprised of national and international scientific databases and portals, accelerating scientific discovery and progress by providing one-stop searching of databases from around the world]

Open Grey [Open Access to over 700,000 bibliographical references of grey literature in Europe covering Science, Technology, Biomedical Science, Economics, Social Science and Humanities]

Dimensions [Search across multiple content types, ranging from publications to grants, clinical trials, patents, datasets and policy documents. Discover and visualize data on your/institutional research performance/impact. Dimensions Plus, a pro version is available through Hinari (Research4Life)]

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) [Covers education research found in journal articles, books, and grey literature]

GHJournalSearch [A free finding aid to support publishing in peer-reviewed journals in global health]

Journal/Author Name Estimator (JANE) [Find journals, authors, or articles based on PubMed data]

TDR Global Discovery Platform [A worldwide community of passionate scientists and experts who have been working with TDR on research on infectious diseases of poverty. Find mentors, research expertise or collaborators by researcher’s name, keywords and disciplines]