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Willamette Promise - Research Guide for Open Access Resources : Open Access Resources

FINDING ARTICLES 

The following resources have academic articles that you can use for your research. They come from Open Access sources (open to everyone). Each source has a link, a How-to video / How-to PDF.

 

The Directory of Open Access Journals provides free access to open access, peer-reviewed journals. 
PDF: How to Search DOAJ  
Video How to Search DOAJ (2:11 Closed Captioned) 
 

Oxford Academic has articles published in a variety of Oxford journals.  Many (but not all) are available to freely access 

PDF: How to search Oxford Academic 
Video: How to search Oxford Academic (2:15 Closed Captioned) 
 

Wiley Online Library  has open access articles from journals published in a variety of Wiley journals. 

PDF: How to search Wiley Online Library 
Video: How to search Wiley Online Library (3:00 Closed Captioned) 
 

Google Scholar has articles form a variety of journals -- most (but not all) are available to freely access. 

PDF: How to search Google Scholar 
Video: How to search Google Scholar (2:00 Closed Captioned) 

 

 

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Robert Monge 
Librarian
monger@wou.edu
(503) 838-8887

 

 

FINDING BOOKS 

Open Library, a online collection of books.  You must create a free account to access books. You can read books online or download a copy for 14 days. 

 

 

PDF: How to search Open Library  
Video: How to search Open Library (4:34 Closed Captioned) 

ADVANCED GOOGLE SEARCHING 

You can use advance Google Searching techniques to modify your Google searches to find a variety of information, articles, and reports.  

 

PDF: How to use Advance Google Searching 

Video: How to use Advanced Google Searching (Closed Captioned 3:50)