Alumni Library and Database Access
A brief guide to library authentication for Alumni Databases
How will I do research after I graduate?
Resources mentioned in this presentation
- Dimensions DatabaseA multidisciplinary database. Features a useful open access filter that allows you to only retrieve freely accessible content.
- The LensA freely accessible database containing both publications and patent information.
- Google Scholar This link opens in a new windowA large multi disciplinary database that will often contain links to openly accessible versions of items. Try clicking on the "versions" tab or adding a "filetype:pdf" filter to your search.A subset of Google that only indexes academic journals. Pros: searching is very easy - just like for regular Google. Covers journals in many disciplines. Cons: Limited functionality for filtering results. May include some journals of dubious quality.
- Browser Extensions Unpaywall and OA ButtonThese browser extensions automatically scan thousands of repositories to look for an openly accessible version!
- Last Updated: May 17, 2023 12:00 PM
- URL: https://libguides.ucalgary.ca/guides/alumni-login
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