Free electronic resources

Dear users of the Al-Farabi Library, in this section we have prepared for you free Internet resources, where you will find online libraries and Internet portals of various subjects; official sites of Kazpatent, Rospatent, US Patent Office; online dictionaries, academic resources, and a wealth of useful information.

Internet Libraries
NameShort descriptionLink
ChemSpiderChemSpider is a free database of data on the properties of over 58 million chemicals, mostly
Republican Interuniversity Electronic Library (RMEB)Republican interuniversity electronic library is a corporate electronic catalog of full-text educational resources of universities of the Republic of
Portal “Adebiet”Internet library of works of Kazakhstani authors. The purpose of the Internet portal is to popularize Kazakh culture and the state language not only in Kazakhstan, but also abroad, by increasing interest in Kazakh literature. The site contains electronic editions in different
Russian electronic library of scientific publications eLIBRARY.RUScientific electronic library eLIBRARY.RU is the largest Russian information portal in the field of science, technology, medicine and education, containing abstracts and full-text scientific articles and publications (over 18 million)
World digital libraryThe World Digital Library is the world’s cultural heritage treasures collected on a single site, such as manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films, photographs, photographs and architectural
Kazakhstan National Electronic LibraryCollection of electronic copies of book publications of libraries of Kazakhstan, including: National Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Almaty, Scientific Center of the Eurasian National University named after Gumilyov “Otyrar kitapkhanasy”, regional libraries, university libraries and personally from the authors: famous scientists, writers, public figures. The site also has a complete collection of books published under the state program “Cultural Heritage”
SciTecLibrarySciTecLibrary scientific and technical information agency. The main ideological direction of the site is technologies, inventions, ideas, know-how and other scientific and technical developments in various fields of science and
Free electronic libraryFree electronic library, which contains a wide variety of books, encyclopedias, reference books, teaching aids, a lot of useful and interesting information, as well as informative and popular science literature on various fields of
CyberLeninkaElectronic library of scientific
Electronic Library of MathematicsThe presented electronic library Zentralblatt Mathematics provides access to online publications (magazines, books, etc.), as a rule, free of charge, with the exception of some periodicals that appear in the public domain with a certain period of
Eastern Michigan University Browse Research and ScholarshipA digital library of scientific and creative work created by students, faculty and staff at Eastern Michigan University. The main fund of the site includes journals, dissertations, books, monographs, the site also has a subsection of the research center and an archive of important events taking place at the
Academy & Industry Research Collaboration Center (AIRCC)Free digital library, which contains articles on the achievements and results of research in the field of computer technology, engineering sciences, informatics, multimedia,
Search for patent information
Rospatent websiteContains scientific and technical documentation: inventions and utility models, industrial designs, trademarks, computer programs, databases, topology of integrated
Kazpatent websiteThe site of the RSE “National Institute of Intellectual Property” of the Committee on Intellectual Property Rights of the MURK. Contains: orders, rules, instructions; legislative and regulatory acts; base of inventions and utility models “Patents of Kazakhstan”
United States Patent and Trademark OfficeUnited States Patent and Trademark Office.
Full text of patents from 1790.
Online dictionary translatorKazakh-Russian, Russian-Kazakh electronic dictionary posted on the Internet. Contains over 60,000 entries in each direction of
Google TranslateThe free Google service allows you to instantly translate words, phrases and web pages from English to over 100 languages and vice
Free Cambridge English Dictionary and ThesaurusA popular dictionary and thesaurus for English learners. Definitions and meanings of words with pronunciation and
Academic Resources
Academic electronic journal “Science”The journal focuses on the publication of original, meaningful scientific research and research reviews, Science also publishes science news, opinion on science policy and other issues of interest to scientists and others involved in the implementation of scientific advances and
NatureNature Publishing Group Science
Collection “Legendary Books” by UraytThe collection includes books from past years: educational publications, classic scientific works and translations. In the series “Reading in the Original” one can see in various languages unadapted original texts of the classics of science, world literature, as well as English originals of such documents as the Lisbon Treaty, the UN Charter,
Scientific and technical journal “Science News of Kazakhstan”Contains scientific articles of a fundamental and applied nature, review works of domestic and foreign authors with a methodological and methodological focus. Publications: informatics, construction, mechanical engineering, agriculture and forestry, ecology, economics, Earth sciences, chemistry, biology, food and processing industry, water and fisheries, cybernetics,
Website “Academic Earth”A site with all the lectures of the best universities in the world in English, in particular, MIT, Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, Yale and others. In order not to search and collect the necessary material bit by bit, it is better to just go to the
Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)The site contains full-text databases that store the texts of documents in electronic form (scientific books on various topics, publications, abstracts, scientific papers)
Abhinav Commerce And Management Arts And Education Science And TechnologyThe site contains articles about art, scientific achievements, engineering, trade and the latest technologies in the field of education. Also, book reviews, news, interviews of famous figures are published
Academe Research JournalsAcademic research journals on a variety of topics covering a wide range of disciplines. The content of the site is intended for students, young scientists, academicians, teachers, researchers in the field of natural and technical
African Journals OnLine (AJOL)A site that presents scientific journals on a wide range of natural and humanitarian disciplines. It is the world’s largest and most prominent collection of peer-reviewed, Afro-published scientific
DART-EuropeDART-Europe is a center where representatives of scientific libraries and library consortia work together to promote the research dissertation fund of European universities. Dissertations by various authors are posted here in free
Digital Access to Scholarship at HarvardOpen electronic archive of Harvard University: more than 13 thousand different types of scientific papers (dissertations, books, articles, student work in economics, law, medical sciences, pedagogy, etc.)
Free-ebooks.netFiction and popular science publications presented in the electronic version. Books by famous authors of various genres, audio books, scientific articles. The site contains thematic catalogs and
International Scientific PublicationsCollection of peer-reviewed scientific journals in open access. Articles on ecology and safety, economics and business, problems in the field of education and the latest
Leiden UniversityArticles, speeches, reports, lectures and doctoral
Marshall University Theses, Dissertations and CapstonesElectronic collection of theses and
Modern Scientific PressA collection of journals in open access for all branches of
The National Academic PressMore than 3700 books on various topics (social and human sciences, education, information technology, etc.)
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) GatewayScientific and technical
Oxford JournalsOpen Access Journals Oxford University
Scholarly Journals InternationalMathematics, computer science, business administration, psychology,
SpringerOpenSpringer Open Access
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ZurichAccess to the full text of digitized Swiss journals from various fields of science and
Wireilla Scientific PublicationsOpen resources for industry research, Conference proceedings, databases, seminars and events in all areas of the humanities, medicine, business and
American Mathematical SocietyAmerican Mathematical
Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED); «Наука, Искусство, Культура»A famous conference attended by renowned scientists, entrepreneurs, artists, musicians, engineers and many others. Almost all videos come with Russian
Subject area resources
Portal “History of Kazakhstan”Official web portal. The site was created for those who are interested in this area of knowledge and want to know more about the history of the formation of our country, as well as for teachers, schoolchildren, university students, colleges, researchers, young professionals. It contains a lot of useful and interesting information about the history of
Europeana collectionsDigitized objects of cultural heritage of European countries (works of art, objects of material culture, books, audio and video recordings)
ChemSpiderChemSpider is a free database of data on the properties of over 58 million chemicals, mostly
PsychologyThe psychological educational site contains useful information (tests, trainings, books, dictionaries, works of famous psychologists, psychology news links) for everyone who receives psychological education, is interested in psychology or is professionally engaged in
Economics and Political Science
London School of Economics and Political ScienceEconomics and Political
PubMed Central (PMC)Electronic archive of open journals on biomedical
All about tourism: the tourist libraryTourism,
Единая коллекция цифровых образовательных ресурсовThe Unified collection of digital educational resources for institutions of general and primary vocational education contains educational and methodological, cultural, educational and cognitive materials, a variety of thematic and subject collections, innovative educational and methodological developments that motivate the use of educational
IEA – International Energy AgencyInternational energy statistics, long-term forecasts and analytical reviews. A useful resource for economists, historians, and political
World Bank — World Development Indicators (WDI) OnlineThe WDI (World Development Indicators) database is the main database of World Bank statistics obtained from officially recognized international
Website of the Committee on Statistics of the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of KazakhstanOfficial statistics of
UN Statistical SiteStatistics and UN coordination within the global statistical
Website UNIDOInternational industrial
Website WHOStatistics from the World Health
Website SEC UNStatistical United Nations Economic Commission for
Website UN SIAPStatistical Institute for Asia and the
Website ISIPermanent Bureau of the International Statistical
Information and educational portals
Online training
Khan AcademyThe Khan Academy website is a non-profit educational organization founded in 2006 by MIT and Harvard alumnus Salman Khan. The site provides access to a collection of over 4,200 free microlectures in mathematics, history, health and medicine, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, economics, cosmology, organic chemistry, American citizenship, art history, macro and microeconomics , computer science. Many of them are available in
Asian Economic and Social Society (AESS)The community is a private organization whose goal is to provide professional courses, the ability to publish their research and scientific projects. The site of this community is intended for graduates of economics departments, as well as teachers, researchers and those who are interested in the
Search engines, directories
Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE)One of the world’s largest search engines specialized in finding open access scientific documents on the Internet. BASE is operated by the Bielefeld University Library (Germany). The system has been operating since 2004 and includes 37.4 million documents from 2,900 scientific
Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources (ROAD)This is an international electronic catalog, which presents the main data on publications from different countries of the world. All publications posted on the site were automatically registered through the International Center for Registration of Serial Publications –
Catalog of UNESCO documentsContains over 100,000 copies. Partial access to full
The site “ Educational community of Kazakhstan “Useful tips for effective preparation for UNT and Freight One, information about universities and the conditions for admission; announcements of grants and competitions; search of vacancies, answers to questions of
Scientists and teaching staff
National scientific portal of the Republic of KazakhstanA multifunctional web portal where representatives of the Kazakhstani and world scientific community can find the information they need about the state of Kazakhstani science, the latest events, achievements and upcoming scientific events, information about world scientific publications, how to get access to them and much more.​
Excel EasyMicrosoft Excel is one of the most used software applications of all time. Hundreds of millions of people around the world use Microsoft Excel. You can use Excel to enter all sorts of data and perform financial, mathematical or statistical calculations.
Range: A range in Excel is a collection of two or more cells. This chapter gives an overview of some very important range operations.
Formulas and Functions: A formula is an expression which calculates the value of a cell. Functions are predefined formulas and are already available in Excel.