The World Bank is the largest single source of development knowledge. The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products.


Provides a link to a number of open access which provides free information to our students and researchers. The lists provided are conducted by researchers who are experts at their fields of knowledge and are peer reviewed before submission and publication.

Online Public Access Catalog

Online Resources

Online resources have been the source of information by most of the researchers and students for more than a decade now. Everything is at the tip of their fingers, that is why, Silliman University Library System is making sure to provide a reliable and credible online resources that will help their research needs. 

An Online Catalog is a catalog of bibliographic records of materials available in a particular library. The OPAC of the Silliman University Library System adopts an easy-to-use web-based library automation software called the Destiny Library Manager. 

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An online collection of academic publications of different higher education institutions and professional organizations. Its sophisticated database allows users to easily locate abstracts, full journal articles, and links to related research materials.

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Starbooks ONLINE & stand-alone information kiosks. S&T information right in your community. Sleek, user-friendly pods filled with S&T information that cater to the curious researcher or avid reader.

Open Access Resources

The special collection of the Silliman University Library includes rare books, Sillimaniana collection, the World War Records, and Ulahingan. These are digitized so that the physical materials will be preserved since these are already irreplaceable, rare, out of print, and valuable. Access to these special collections are available at the Filipiniana and Sillimaniana Sections of the University Library.

Access the best & most current nursing and allied health literature. CINAHL Complete provides broad content coverage including 50 nursing specialties, speech and language pathology, nutrition, general health and medicine and more.

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Also known as Atla RDB®, is the premier index of articles, reviews, and essays in all fields of religion and theology, and offers significant breadth and depth of subject areas and languages covered. Journals are selected for inclusion according to their scholarly merit and scope.

eLibraryUSA is a digital collection of trusted information resources from the United States with quality newspapers, magazines, journals, books, dissertations and award-winning films and videos. To subscribe for free, simply register with your email address. Log-in details will be sent and after that, you may log-in at elibraryusa.state.gov.

PIDS studies have supported the Philippine government in the formulation of relevant policies and programs that are vital to attain inclusive and sustainable development. To carry out its mandate, the Institute maintains three basic programs: Research, Dissemination and Research Utilization and Outreach.

Titles relevant to students in k-12 levels were lifted from various sources that allow for free public use and sharing. International sources of titles include Gutenberg.org and Storyweaver.org.in. Local titles were provided by the Bureau of Learning Resources of the Department of Education of the Philippines.

LibreTexts is developing the next generation of open-access texts. LibreTexts is a 501 nonprofit online educational resource project. The project provides open access to its content on its website. 

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is an essential tool for education researchers of all kinds. 

CD Asia Online is a database of Philippine laws and jurisprudence. The content is gathered only from official sources and includes the complete text, footnotes and images.

ODILO is the intelligent digital learning solution for Academic innovators. ODILO's Intelligent Digital Library offers personalised content collections. Users can access ebooks, audiobooks, e-learning materials

This growing subscription package contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter, and is a strong complement for any academic collection. The breadth of information available through this package ensures that users will have access to information relevant to their research needs.

SERP-P (Socioeconomic Research Portal for the Philippines) is an online knowledge resource that contains socioeconomic studies and materials produced by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) and other academic and research institutions.

Tritech Digital Media is a free global platform which provide over 7000+ ebooks for online reading. We make it fast and easy for Institutions and students to subscribe & read ebooks. Readers and Institutions retain full control over the content with advance filter.

ourSOUL OER is the portal of Silliman Online University Learning for instruction, research, extension, and community service for everyone. It offers three primary services: Open Online Courses, Teaching-Learning Resources, and Educational Platforms

Wiley Online Library is your portal to the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. The Academic Libraries Book Acquisition System Association (ALBASA) member institutions classified into subject categories & content types.

Wiley Online Library is your portal to the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. The Consortium of Engineering Libraries – Philippines (CELPh) member institutions classified into subject categories & content types.

The mission of the Global Digital Theological Library (GLDTL) is to make high quality digital content in religious studies available to academic institutions in the developing world in an economically feasible manner.

The mission of Open Access Digital Theological Library (OADTL) is to curate high-quality content in religious studies and related disciplines from publisher websites, institutional repositories, scholarly societies, archives, and stable public domain collections.


Silliman Journal (SJ) is an interdisciplinary peer refereed academic journal of Silliman University. First published in 1954 — with Founding Editor Pedro D. Dimaya, Founding Managing Editor Edith L. Tiempo, and Founding Board of Editors Dioscoro S. Rabor (Biological Sciences), J. Elliott Fisher (Social Sciences), Gerardo A. Imperial (Physical Sciences), and Edilberto K. Tiempo (Humanities) — SJ continues to commit to its mission of providing an avenue for scholarly dialogues not only among members of the Silliman academic community but also among its international readership.

Contains a wealth of essential material for learning and detailed research in a single, easily-searched database. This database provides invaluable support for research in all core undergraduate subjects and for cross-disciplinary work.

This collection of 1500 e-books from trusted academic publishers covers a variety of disciplines, including business, education, history, literature, medicine, music, political science, psychology, science, and sociology.

ScienceDirect provides access to a large bibliographic database of scientific and medical publications of the Dutch publisher Elsevier. It hosts over 18 million pieces of content from more than 4,000 academic journals and 30,000 e-books of this publisher.


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Bookboon.com has focused on publishing education related books for business professionals and students.  In 2005 the company made a strategic leap and became the first book publishing company in the world to focus 100% on free eBooks. Ever since, the company has been aiming to set new standards in the world of modern publishing based on the readers’ needs.
Project Gutenberg offers over 45,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.
The ultimate goal of the Open Library is to make all the published works of humankind available to everyone in the world. While large in scope and ambition, this goal is within our grasp. Achieving it will require the participation of librarians, authors, government officials and technologists.
Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Its mission is to help people find and share books they love. 

Mendeley Catalog is an online database that contains bibliographic records for over 70 million documents, such as journal articles, books, and conference proceedings. It is made available by the online reference manager Mendeley, which allows users to organize and share research, collaborate with others, and discover new research.

MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) premier bibliographic database that contains more than 29 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine. A distinctive feature of MEDLINE is that the records are indexed with NLM Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).

Tatak Filipiniana E-books through Encleare. Encleare ODLS discovers the best reads on various topics of interest in the Philippines languages, education and cultures. Encleare houses different Filipiniana materials such as textbooks, workbooks, and dictionaries. 

Cambridge University Press Consortium of 250 e-books from trusted academic publishers covering a variety of disciplines, including engineering, management, education, language and literature, religion, philosophy, medicine, mathematics and science, and computer science.

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