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Unpaywall is a handy little open source project, available to use as a browser extension, which makes it easier to find open access copies of journal papers.

I just thought I'd share this here for those who may need it. I find it very useful!

unpaywall.org/

@rushkeating The plugin needs to see the page you're looking at to know when you're on a journal website and which article you're looking at. It needs to "change" the page to give you a link to the free copy.

If you're uncomfortable with that, you can simply query the database directly. It's more time consuming but it gives the same result.
unpaywall.org/products/simple-

@invaderxan @shel Idk but I feel like maybe u would find this interesting Because Librarbian

@masklayer @invaderxan this is really cool and would be useful to put on the browsers in a public library

@KnivesOnly Anytime! I first heard about it from tumblr. Social media can be really helpful for sharing these things!

@invaderxan I've been testing Kopernio, too. Both very useful for finding OA versions!

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