Sometimes it’s far harder than it should be to find that academic paper or research article. Papers and journals are locked behind paywalls, paywalls that don’t matter to your patrons. So let Dan help you break the walls down, and get those articles you and your patrons need!

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  • Google Scholar – Start here whenever you’re looking for a scholarly article.
  • Unpaywall – For Firefox and Chrome. Looks for legal access to scholarly articles.
  • DOAJ – The Directory of Open Access Journals. Almost 10,000 journals an over 2.5 million articles.
  • Arxiv – Pronounced “Archive,” this is a massive ePrint server from the Cornell University Library. You’ll find open access to over 1.3 million articles on a variety of subjects.
  • Sci-Hub – Open access to scientific and academic research.
  • Library Genesis – Over 2 million eBooks, magazines, and articles.
  • Sci-Hub Links for Chrome – Turn those DOIs and Pubmed links into Sci-Hub links.
  • IBT – Two-thirds of the world’s academic papers are now on Sci-Hub
  • r/Scholar – The scholarly article subreddit.

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After a way–to-long hiatus due to some bad craziness with moving, promotions, and upgrades… The Cyberpunk Librarian is back! Join Dan as he shares his tools and techniques for downloading massive amounts of, well… everything!

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Something a little different, a little laid back for your summertime. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a couple of stories/essays from Dan. Find out how cyberpunk is no longer futuristic, and discover the true power of sharing.

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So  as I mentioned in the podcast, these two essays will be part of my next book. If you have the interest, here are the other two I’ve written:

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Kevin Bryce – On a Spinning Disc, Dragonflies

Kevin Bryce – Slightly Randomized Trajectory

Ryo Miyashita – Bellydance at Ebisu