Coming from a developing country, the prospect of spending money on data, software/code, and journals was quite intimidating for me. That’s why I consistently promote the idea of open science. Here is an article I and my team have advocated for open science.
List of resources for undergrad and graduate students
Connedtedpapers.com (Explore connected papers in a visual graph)
(Make your own paper aquifer models)
Delineate a watershed (within USA), Streamstats