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Open Access Resources

Free online resources selected by librarians

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 use Google Scholar @ U-M Flint, a version optimized for our campus.


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: 10.1142/S0217751X22500269

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searches dozens of open access science databases for scientific articles, datasets, software, audio & video resources, unpublished datasets, and results visualizations [example].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


Open access collection of free books, movies, television broadcasts, software, images, music, data, websites, and more.



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