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Legally get full text of scholarly articles as you browse.

Get full text of scholarly articles as you browse. When you view a research article, Unpaywall automatically looks for a copy in our index of 20 million free, legal fulltext PDFs. If we find one, click the green tab to read the article. Unpaywall points you to legal, author-posted manuscripts that are hosted on university and government web servers. We are pointing to versions that have been posted with the full and explicit authorization of the publishers themselves. These free, author-posted manuscripts are often called "Green Open Access" and are a longstanding and completely legal part of the scholarly communications ecosystem. The majority of scholarly journals permit authors to "self-archive" their papers on university and government web servers. It's these legally self-archived papers that Unpaywall helps users find. Any papers posted outside of publisher permissions are NOT included in our index.

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Fernando Manríquez V.Apr 20, 2024

total garbage. Sci hub is way better

4 out of 12 found this helpful
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hendrik vanvelkApr 13, 2024

works

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Soura BhattacharyyaApr 9, 2024

Simple, to-the-point, and gets the job done. It will NOT help you break past a paywall; rather, it will save you time searching for a legal, open-access version of the manuscript.

5 out of 5 found this helpful

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  • Version
    3.98
  • Updated
    July 30, 2021
  • Size
    667KiB
  • Languages
    English
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  • Non-trader
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  • Not being sold to third parties, outside of the approved use cases
  • Not being used or transferred for purposes that are unrelated to the item's core functionality
  • Not being used or transferred to determine creditworthiness or for lending purposes

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