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Open Access

Introduction to open access publishing and a guide to finding open access resources

Finding Open Access articles and papers

You can find Open Access publications direct from publishers. 

In Open Access journals, through directories of Open Access content, and in archives and repositories. 

Finding Open Access Books

Subject research repositories

A  subjector discipline repository is an online archive containing works or data associated with these works of scholars in a particular subject area.


Access UK academic theses through EThOS - the British Library electronic theses online service. You can search a database of UK thesesby institution, author and keywords and order theses online

Searching for international repositories