Open Access Resources

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Is It Free Somewhere?

Try searching one or more of the resources below for an article the Thompson Library does not have. If you can't find it free online, interlibrary loan is available to U-M Flint students.

Scholarly articles and other resources. U-M Flint students can also used Google Scholar @ U-M Flint, a version optimized for our campus.


Semantic search engine for scholarly articles. More info
U-M Flint students, faculty, and staff cam also use the version Microsoft Academic @ U-M Flint, which is optimized for Flint users.

Search for open access articles by title, citation, URL, DOI, PMID, or PMC ID. Free, legally available articles can be located using this search.



What is DOI? Example DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.15.2752

What is PMID? Example PMID: 32881 searches dozens of open access science databases for scientific articles, datasets, software, audio & video resources, unpublished datasets, and results visualizations [example].

To select specific databases, use Advanced Search