How often does Google or Bing find interesting Journal articles when you are researching Engineering or Science topics. Then frustratingly, when clicked on, the inevitable request for $30 or more pops up if you wish view the full text.
Here is a list of sites where some open access (free) papers are available. Enjoy !
DAEDALUS project at the University
of Glasgow has developed an open access e-Journal
[JeLit] and a subject based repository for erpanet: ERPAePRINTS.
The Directory of Open Access Journals covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. We aim to cover all subjects and languages. There are now 5308 journals in the directory. Currently 2209 journals are searchable at article level. As of 2010 419897 articles are included in the DOAJ service.
These special collections provide instant access to IOP articles chosen for their quality and recency.
The Open Access Directory (OAD) is a compendium of simple factual lists about open access (OA) to science and scholarship, maintained by the OA community at large
This site lists Physics-related Journals, which are freely available (= free fulltext) on the net.
Since 2004, InTech has collaborated with more than 70 000 authors and published 1827 books and 12 journals with the aim of providing free online access to high-quality research and helping leading academics to make their work visible and accessible to diverse new audiences around the world.