General Knowledge Resources
Find links to full-text articles without having to guess in which eResource to look! This search will look in most subscription eResources that contain journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, and serve up results no matter on which platform the article resides. No more trying one eResource after another in search of the article you need!
Use the CloudSourceOA database to find to open access research articles.
What is an open access article?
An Open Access article is a research publication that is available under a funding model that provides free full text access to the public, meaning you don't need to log in to view it.
What type of articles will I find in the CloudSourceOA database?
You'll find high quality peer-reviewed research articles covering a broad range of subject areas such as Health Sciences, Environment, Computer Science, Business and many more.
Who is this material suitable for?
- Anyone looking for in-depth knowledge to meet their information needs
- Senior high school students, college students, and other adults with research needs
- Business people needing to monitor industry trends and developments
Who has access?
Full text articles are freely available in the service (and the FVRL catalog - see the "Open Articles" tab in search results). You don't need a library account to access the content.
How do I get to the full text article?
Clicking on the "View Article" button on the results page will open the article in full text format on a new webpage.
Still have questions? You can Get Help Using FVRL's Online Resources.
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