If you are looking for open access journal articles, try out these simple and effective tools.
Download the free browser extension for Firefox or Chrome. When you search for articles in databases or in Google Scholar, click on the article title. When an Open Access version of an article is available from a publisher, repository or other legitimate source, a green padlock icon appears on the right side.
The Open Access Button is a free tool that allows you to find free, legal articles with just a click. You can search by article title, URL, DOI or citation to locate an open access version of a known article you are trying to locate.
Open Access App in the Find It Discovery Service
We are adding an Open Access (Unpaywall) app to our Find it Discovery Service. Look for it soon!
Posted by Patti Wilson, Jan. 10, 2020