What Are We Missing? A Snapshot of Difficult-to-Find International Online Resources

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The proliferation of international research resources for sciences has improved scholarly communication and strengthened networks of research communities around the world. This study examined thirty-five portals, digital libraries, online repositories, bibliographies, etc., from Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, North America, and South America. The study observed trends in language, scope, access, type of resource, and search capabilities included in these resources. Moreover, this study highlights the partnerships necessary for these resources to thrive and the role of library professionals in conveying these unique resources to a broader community of scholars.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)170-186
Number of pages17
JournalScience and Technology Libraries
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 3 2017


  • Online resources
  • digital libraries
  • life sciences
  • portals
  • repositories

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Library and Information Sciences


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