Tools: Research Databases and Repositories

aaaaarg.fail (free)
Must use an EU VPN (the browser, Opera, has a built-in VPN that will work) to access this enormous repository of critical theory.

Academia.edu (free and paid)
Academia is the easiest way to share papers with millions of people across the world for free.

British Library EThOS (free)
Search and order theses online.

Documentary Mania (free)
Free documentary films.

Internet Scientific Publications (free)
Access to dozens of peer-reviewed scientific journals and their articles, for free.

Library Genesis (free)
Library Genesis is a file-sharing based shadow library website for scholarly journal articles, academic and general-interest books, images, comics, and magazines. The site enables free access to content that is otherwise paywalled or not digitized elsewhere.

Monoskop (free)
A wiki for arts, media and humanities.

ORCID (free)
Connecting research and researchers.

PDF Drive (free)
Search and download PDF files for free.

Public Books Database (free)
Database of free books from academic presses.

PubMed (free)
More than 33 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.

ResearchGate (free and paid)
Discover the latest scientific papers.

Sci-Hub (free)
The first website in the world to provide mass & public access to research papers. Different from Science Hub.

Science Hub (free)
Provides free access to research articles and latest research information without any barriers. Different from Sci-Hub.

Textz.com (free)
A repository of important social texts.

UbuWeb (free)
Repository of the avant-garde. Films, video, sounds, music, dance, writing, and more.

Unpaywall (free)
An open database of 20 million free scholarly articles.

zlibrary (free)
The world’s largest ebook library.