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Science Journals

DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. DOAJ is independent.

Science Open provides open access to more than 28 million articles in all areas of science. The advanced search function is highly detailed, allowing you to find precisely the research you’re looking for.

Public Library of Science (PLOS), a non-profit organization, publishes seven open access journals and is committed to facilitating openness in academic research.

The Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE)  operated by Bielefeld University Library in Germany offers more than 100 million documents from more than 4,000 sources. Be sure to search for open access content.

Paperity has all open access articles. Researchers have access to thousands of journals from hundreds of disciplines, in one central location

BioMed Central provides open access research from more than 290 peer-reviewed journals in the fields of biology, clinical medicine, and health. You can browse these journals by subject or title, or you can search all articles by keyword.

EThOS allows you to search over 400,000 doctoral theses in a variety of disciplines. Limit your search to those available for immediate download.

Nature Research is here to serve the research community by publishing its most significant discoveries—findings that advance knowledge and address some of the greatest challenges that we face as a society today. Our journals publish not only primary research but also reviews, critical comment, news and analysis.

Semantic Scholar uses artificial intelligence to extract the meaning from the scientific literature allowing scholars to navigate research much more efficiently than a traditional search engine.

Zenodo allows you to sort by keyword, title, journal, and more. Download open access documents directly from the site.

Family and Consumer Science

Women’s Fashion History
Through Newspapers:
1900- 1920


Look up article name and then search for it in ProQuest Database.


Music/Performing Arts

Performing Arts

News, Politics, & Government

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