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Open Access Journals and Databases

The goal of the following links is to provide users with access to research articles that deal with addiction and mental health and illness. Open Access journals and databases direct users to journals and journal articles that are available online and free to download.

  • The Cochrane Library: The Cochrane Library contains high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. It includes reliable evidence from Cochrane and other systematic reviews, clinical trials, and more. Cochrane reviews bring you the combined results of the world’s best medical research studies, and are recognised as the gold standard in evidence-based health care.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals: The aim of the Directory of Open Access Journals is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content.
  • BioMed Central: BioMed Central is an independent publishing house committed to providing immediate open access to peer-reviewed biomedical research All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. BioMed Central views open access to research as essential in order to ensure the rapid and efficient communication of research findings.