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Open Access Resources

Information for Bond Alumni and the community about freely available online resources.


This guide provides recommendations for high quality open access resources, freely accessible to anyone.

Open Access collections and repositories are growing worldwide and provide free online access to many scholarly works and outputs such as e-books and e-chapters, journal articles, conference papers and research data.  

This page provides information about gaining access to open access works in institutional research repositories, subject and discipline repositories


Licensing restrictions mean that most of the Library's subscription content is available for current students and staff at Bond University.

The resources identified in this guide can be accessed and used by Bond alumni.

Alumni are welcome to borrow from the John & Alison Kearney Main and Law Libraries at no charge.

To create an Alumni account with the library, please bring proof of your graduation to the Library Service Desk. Details are available on the Alumni & visitors page, including borrowing, renewals and overdues. For additional information about IT services, please view the 'What IT services do I retain after graduation?' FAQ.