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Open Access resources

Here you will find links to Open Access search engines and tools to find research that is freely available to access.

BASE (Bielefield Academic Search Engine) - a multidisciplinary search engine to find scholarly resources. Links to citations and where available Open Access literature.

Core - one of the world's largest collection of Open Access research papers.

Directory of Open Access Books - contains Open Access books.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) - contains open access, peer reviewed journals.

OAPEN - Open Access academic e-books.

Open Access Button - a service that helps you find free, full text articles legally.

UCL Press - Open Access - Open Access e-books published by UCL Press.

Unpaywall - similar to Open Access button but is a browser extension you add to your web browser.