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Finding an Open Access Publication in Your Discipline

You can find open access content in the CUE Library catalogue, DOAJ, and in online respositories.

1. Search the CUE Library catalogue

    • On the results page, use the limiters on the left side to restrict your results to Open Access content:


2. Search the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ):

3. Search in an Open Access Repository:

  • The Directory of Open Access Repositories (OpenDOAR)
  • arXiv
    • Subject matter: Physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science, economics
    • Maintained by Cornell University
  • bioRxiv
    • Subject matter: Animal behavior and cognition, biochemistry, bioengineering, bioinformatics, biophysics, cancer biology, cell biology, developmental biology, ecology, epidemiology, evolutionary biology, genetics, genomics, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, neuroscience, paleontology, pathology, pharmacology and toxicology, physiology, plant biology, synthetic biology, systems biology, zoology
  • PubMed Central
    • Subject matter: Biomedical and life sciences
    • Maintained by the US National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health
  • PsyArXiv
    • Subject matter: Engineering psychology, psychiatry, life sciences, meta-science, neuroscience, social and behavioral sciences
  • SCOAP³
  • SocArXiv
    • Subject matter: Arts and humanities, education, law, social and behavioral sciences
    • Maintained by the University of Maryland