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Open Access (FREE) Journals

Good directory of free academic journals

Open Access to Journals

Open Access Journals

Most college and university online databases are not free to the public. Users must use a username and password to access them. However, as you search the web, you can find online scholarly journals; these are "open access" articles.  They are free to the public. Below are some of the free scholarly journal databases--some will just provide an abstract or citation, in which case you can use the citation to find the article in an institution's databases, or by an interlibrary loan (ILL).