As researchers know, it’s not always easy to find scientific articles in free full text. One can use FreeFullPDF in order to find these articles in PDF format. This search engine indexes more than 80 millions of free references (mostly to journal articles, scientific reviews and theses). FreeFullPDF indexes about 5000 sources of free PDF and, … it is not a simple copy of Google Scholar. The author of this product is Brice Sagot, a French scientist.
FreeFullPDF versus Google Scholar
- Free or OpenAccess scientific articles that are not indexed in Google Scholar
- The engine works with autocompletion of queries with scientific terms, including queries, keywords and phrases extracted automatically from the content of scientific articles indexed in FreeFullPDF
- Scientific synonyms: searches are automatically expanded with synonyms and acronyms
- Search results can be refined by article, patent, dissertation or poster
… and : all of our HUB Research Papers are fully indexed in this tool! (try a search on “HUB research paper”, with the quotation marks)
See also the author’s blogspot on FreeFullPDF and Open access: http://freefullpdf.blogspot.be/