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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Science: Open(ish) discovery tools

By Ellen Sexton. How to get authoritative information on science topics. How to find articles, books and more written by scientists.

Scientific literature is vast and increasing every day.  In addition to the databases provided by the library, these open resources may be useful to you too.  All are either completely free to anyone to use, or have a free version and a for-fee version with more tools. Artificial intelligence and metadata mining are involved, monetization is not always clear.  

Non-library literature discovery tools available free (ish) to all