Not all research is hidden behind paywalls and subscription models. The following resources give you access to freely-available scholarly papers across multiple disciplines:
Keele Treatment Repository (eprints.keele.ac.uk)
Search for Open Access research papers deposited by Keele academics and researchers.
- Click here to view the latest usage statistics for the repository
- Alternatively, track your own paper to see how many times it has been accessed by logging-in to IRUS-UK and selecting Article Reports 4 from the Statistics Report menu. You can choose a date range, enter a journal title and choose a repository to view the articles and usage. Then click on the Total link to sort the results by most used first.
Keele Data Repository (researchdata.keele.ac.uk)
Search for Open Access research data deposited by Keele academics and researchers.
Over 1 million research papers and documents are available to search here for Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.
Over 100 million documents are available to search here and 60% are considered Open Access.
Provides access to millions of research papers and articles.
The Directory of Open Access Journals provides access to over 10,000 Open Access journals with over 2.5 million articles and is growing all the time.
Browse a list of global institutional repositories or search for content from those repositories.
Provides references to European research reports, conference papers and other "grey literature" and ways in which to access the material. Some full-text availability.