Access to astronomy journal articles

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Hey guys,

Do any of you know a free database with a wide variety of journal articles that I can search? I want the full text articles, but most databases search abstracts and then give you a link to a site where you have to pay for the full text version.

I mean I am told of these "must-read" astronomy journal articles and can never bloody access them. I guess you can't get everything for free, but I don't understand why you'd have to pay for scientific journal articles.
 

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Garth
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Try the physics arXiv.

You can download the abstract and the full article for free.

Remember these papers are endorsed but not refereed unless they also have a journal reference.

Garth
 

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