A: ScienceDirect open access is a resource from Elsevier. It is one of the recommended library resources in the Library Launchpad, and can also be directly accessed from any web browser here: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/jrnlallbooks/all-open-access

ScienceDirect is a great tool to find abstracts or full-text articles. But, if you are using your research for a classroom assignment, remember you always want to use the full-text article. To locate the full-text article in ScienceDirect, you need to use the limits:

Before you enter your search term, make sure you have selected “Full-text access” from the drop-down menu located on the far-right of the search bar. This will automatically sort and limit all search results to free, full-text only.