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The following browser plug-ins can show you whether an open access (OA) version of a publication is available on the internet. After installing the plug-in, an icon will be displayed in your browser and a download link to the OA version will be provided if available. The services are provided by different organizations and may have slightly different coverage.
- Kopernio is developed by the Web of Science Group
Searching Open Access Materials
- Core is a search tool for open access full texts from different publishers and repositories around the world.
- PubMed Central (PMC) provides full texts of publications in biomedical and life sciences journals for free.
- EThOS is the UK’s national thesis service which aims to maximise the visibility and availability of the UK’s doctoral research theses.