- To create a global search tool for all open access and special programs journal titles.
- To enhance the access of these collections by creating direct links to the journals and their articlesincluded in this A-to-Z-list.
- All information about the included journal collections is available at the websites of the included projects. These websites are directly accessible from the Open Science Directory.
- The Open Science Directory will not replace these programs. Also the different programs have their own regulations and eligibility conditions. As a interested user, you or your institute will have to register on their sites if you want to make use of special programs like HINARI, AGORA, INASP-PERI, OARE, eIFL and eJDS.
- More info about OSD.net
The Open Science Directory has been developed by EBSCO and the Hasselt University Library based upon a request by marine information management experts collaborating within the framework of the IOC's IODE programme.