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Open Access for Research Impact: Finding OA Materials

Discover the benefits of increasing the visibility and impact of your research outputs.

Directories

Search Engines

This is the most common way of locating open access materials. As shown in the example below there will often be two links, one to the freely-available PDF version in an open access repository and the other to the published version, access to which will be dependent on a subscription:

 

The following are specific open access search engines:

Browser Extensions

Preprint Archives