Accessing Research After Graduation: Open Access Resources
Unpaywall & OA Button
Ask the author: Many authors are happy to share their research if you just ask. Look for their email on the publication page, the university page, Twitter, Academia.edu, ResearchGate, or ORCID (https://orcid.org/).
Accessing Open Access Articles
Google Scholar: Look for a [HTML] or [PDF] icon on the right side of the search results. You may have to click the versions link:
PubMed is a search engine of articles in life sciences and biomedicine. Use the “Text Availability” filter on the left-side to view full text open access articles:
The OSU Libraries search is free for you to use after graduation, though most of the content will be paywalled. However, it allows you to filter to Open Access under the Availability menu on the left:
The Directory of Open Access Journals is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals. Everything in the DOAJ is openly available to download and read.
Open Access Journals
SHAREOK is the joint institutional repository for the University of Oklahoma Libraries (OU), Oklahoma State University Libraries (OSU), and the University of Central Oklahoma Max Chambers Library (UCO). It serves as the home for the intellectual output of those institutions, such as: digital theses and dissertations, faculty publications, open access publications, open educational resources, institution-specific content and much more.