If you've run into a paywall and can't access the article you need, there are many resources available to you.
Try our Search Bar below, powered by the Open Access Button. This tool also provides a browser extension for Chrome and a web interface. If the Button can't find your article freely available, it will send a request to the author on your behalf.
For quick access to open access versions of paywalled articles, try the Unpaywall browser extension for Chrome. Unpaywall alerts you when there is a freely available version of the article available from repositories, preprint archives, or scholarly websites.
What can faculty members, professors, scholars, and researchers do to support OA?
Quite a lot actually.
Are you a journal editor considering taking your journal Open Access? Read more about the practicalities of flipping a journal OA with the Declaring Independence guide from SPARC.
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