In addition to open access articles, you can register at https://support.jstor.org/hc/en-us/articles/115004760028-MyJSTOR-How-to-Register-Get-Free-Access-to-Content and read up to 100 free articles a month
Crossref is a multidisciplinary scholarly communication resource. It aims to make research outputs easy to find, cite, link, and assess, as an official Digital Object Identifier Registration Agency of the International DOI Foundation
The Digital Commons Network brings together free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, the Network includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.
Nearly 90% of all scientific articles published in English can be found through Google Scholar. It covers every discipline; though some disciplines such as humanities are underrepresented . Google Scholar links to major publishers and repositories. Nevertheless, some webpages are not indexed.
Its ranking system focuses more on quantity- i.e. on a citation count and the number of papers an author published. Its citation count is also susceptible to manipulation. Spammers can increase the number of citation a paper can get. There are journals that Google Scholar search engine cannot access. There are instances when it indexes predatory journals. This emanates from its approach to index as many journals as possible. This undermines its quality. Filtering options in Google Scholar are limited, so it is not easy to search within a discipline or a journal article
When you are working off-campus, you need to set up the Library Link (Menu > Settings > Library links) to see links to full-text items.
There's more information on how to use Google Scholar on our guide.
Add the Unpaywall app to Chrome. Search for content that you can use legally. Sources include repositories run by universities, governments, and scholarly societies, as well as open content hosted by publishers.